Spring 2009 - Academic Technology - Unit 1 Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What day was the MLA Template assignment due?

    Correct Answer
    1/13
    01/13
    Explanation
    Please use numbers only - no words. You do not need to type the year.

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  • 2. 

    How many points was the Parent / Student Signature form worth?

    • A.

      15

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      25

    Correct Answer
    A. 15
    Explanation
    Check page 2 of the Unit 1 schedule.

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  • 3. 

    What is the file naming convention for electronic files?

    Correct Answer
    section number, login name, file name
    Explanation
    You only need to type six words. Add a space after commas.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following items is NOT a Windows component?

    • A.

      Close application

    • B.

      Option button

    • C.

      Scroll bar

    • D.

      Formatting toolbar

    Correct Answer
    B. Option button
    Explanation
    Check you Components and Controls assignment.

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  • 5. 

    A menu is a ________ of related ____________.

    • A.

      Group / features

    • B.

      Section / windows

    • C.

      List / commands

    • D.

      Collection / formats

    Correct Answer
    C. List / commands
    Explanation
    Check your Vocabulary Unit 1 for correct terms.

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  • 6. 

    The letter D in NTSUAD represents:

    • A.

      Day

    • B.

      Disneyland

    • C.

      Daily

    • D.

      Due Date

    Correct Answer
    D. Due Date
    Explanation
    Check the Classroom Management Plan.

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  • 7. 

    The following is the definition for what term?"A special windows that either provides information or requests user input."

    Correct Answer
    dialog box
    Explanation
    The correct answer is only two words.

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  • 8. 

    What are the two types of formatting?

    • A.

      Bold and italic

    • B.

      Font and styles

    • C.

      Vertical and horizontal

    • D.

      Font and paragraph

    Correct Answer
    D. Font and paragraph
    Explanation
    Check your lecture notes.

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  • 9. 

    What information should be added to a comment?

    Correct Answer
    NTSUAD
    Explanation
    Although a comment can actually have anything, this question ask what is required for a comment in this class.

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  • 10. 

    The term font is a _________ for a set of __________.

    • A.

      Design / characters

    • B.

      List / letters

    • C.

      Definition / characters

    • D.

      List / characters

    Correct Answer
    A. Design / characters
    Explanation
    Font is different than formatting...

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  • 11. 

    When using the Selection Bar in Word, what direction does the arrow point?

    Correct Answer
    one o'clock
    Explanation
    This is asking for a clock position...remember the cursor changes shape and direction depending upon what the program is doing.

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  • 12. 

    Using the keyboard only, how would you get to the end of a file?

    • A.

      Shift + End

    • B.

      Ctrl + Page Down

    • C.

      Alt + End

    • D.

      Ctrl + End

    Correct Answer
    D. Ctrl + End
    Explanation
    To get to the end of a file using only the keyboard, you would use the shortcut Ctrl + End. This combination allows you to quickly navigate to the bottom of the file without having to scroll manually.

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  • 13. 

    Excel columns have a _______ as a header, and the rows have a  _________ as a header. (Note: type a space between the two words).

    Correct Answer
    letter, number
    Explanation
    Excel columns have a letter as a header because each column is identified by a letter from A to Z and then from AA to ZZ and so on. On the other hand, Excel rows have a number as a header because each row is identified by a number starting from 1 and going up to the maximum number of rows in the Excel sheet.

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  • 14. 

    What information should go into an MLA heading?

    • A.

      Last name and page number

    • B.

      Address and subject

    • C.

      Information that repeats on each page

    • D.

      Nothing

    • E.

      NTSUAD

    Correct Answer
    E. NTSUAD
    Explanation
    See the MLA Formatting example file for details.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following is NOT a view in Windows Explorer?

    • A.

      Thumbnail

    • B.

      Details

    • C.

      Folders

    • D.

      List

    Correct Answer
    C. Folders
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Folders" because "Folders" is not a view in Windows Explorer. Windows Explorer offers various views to display files and folders, such as Thumbnail view, Details view, and List view. However, "Folders" is not one of the view options provided by Windows Explorer.

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  • 16. 

    List the four common applications that most office suites have (separated by commas).

    Correct Answer
    word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database
    Explanation
    You may have the correct applications, but might need to reorder them.

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  • 17. 

    What does Ctrl + P do?

    • A.

      Opens Paint

    • B.

      Paste

    • C.

      Opens PowerPoint

    • D.

      Print

    Correct Answer
    D. Print
    Explanation
    Alhough this shortcut was not specifically covered in class, you should be able to figure it out.

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  • 18. 

    The two panes in Windows Explorer are the ______ pane and the ____ pane.

    Correct Answer
    folders, content
    Explanation
    Separate the two terms with a comma and a space

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  • 19. 

    First you save to ____________, then you save to _____________.

    • A.

      Desktop / documents

    • B.

      Documents / shared drive

    • C.

      My Documents / Gorman folder

    • D.

      Gorman folder / My Documents

    Correct Answer
    C. My Documents / Gorman folder
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "My Documents / Gorman folder". When saving files, the first location to save to is "My Documents" and the second location is the "Gorman folder".

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  • 20. 

    What information goes in an MLA header?

    Correct Answer
    last name and page number
    Explanation
    Since you need to type exactly what is required, make sure you get the answer as given!

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  • 21. 

    What is the first step in creating a screenshot?

    • A.

      Copy to Word

    • B.

      Press the Print Screen key

    • C.

      Right click to select the picture

    • D.

      Copy the window

    • E.

      Maximize the window

    Correct Answer
    E. Maximize the window
    Explanation
    The first step in creating a screenshot is to maximize the window. This is because maximizing the window ensures that the entire content of the window is captured in the screenshot, without any parts being cut off or hidden. Once the window is maximized, the user can then proceed to take the screenshot by using the appropriate method or shortcut for their operating system.

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  • 22. 

    What are the four types of vertical alignment?

    • A.

      Top, bottom, center, justified

    • B.

      Left, right, center, justified

    Correct Answer
    A. Top, bottom, center, justified
    Explanation
    The correct answer is top, bottom, center, justified. These four types of vertical alignment refer to the positioning of text or objects within a given space. The top alignment places the text or object at the top of the space, the bottom alignment places it at the bottom, the center alignment centers it vertically, and the justified alignment evenly spaces the text or objects within the space.

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  • 23. 

    What is the file extension for Word templates?

    • A.

      .xls

    • B.

      .ppt

    • C.

      .dot

    • D.

      .doc

    • E.

      .png

    Correct Answer
    C. .dot
    Explanation
    The file extension for Word templates is .dot. This file extension is used for templates in Microsoft Word, allowing users to create documents with pre-set formatting and styles. Templates are commonly used for creating documents such as resumes, letters, and reports, providing a starting point with a consistent layout and design. By using the .dot file extension, Word recognizes the file as a template and allows users to easily access and modify it for their specific needs.

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  • 24. 

    What is the last step when saving a template?

    • A.

      Copy and paste

    • B.

      Save to My Documents

    • C.

      Change the file type to Document Template

    • D.

      Save as a template

    Correct Answer
    B. Save to My Documents
    Explanation
    The last step when saving a template is to save it to My Documents. This ensures that the template is stored in a designated folder for easy access and organization. By saving it to My Documents, the template can be easily located and used in the future without the need to search for it in different locations.

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