Uses Of MS Word Table

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Uses Of MS Word Table - Quiz

Microsoft Word is a section of the larger Microsoft Office, which allows people using Windows operating systems to type and generate word documents. It is one of the first things that people are taught when they take up a computer class. The quiz below is on uses of MS Word Table. Give it a try and get some practice on what you have learnt so far.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    For what are tables used?

    • A.

      To organize information

    • B.

      To hold clipart

    • C.

      To type paragraphs

    Correct Answer
    A. To organize information
    Explanation
    Tables are used to organize information. They provide a structured way to present data in rows and columns, making it easier to read and understand. By dividing information into different cells, tables allow for clear categorization and comparison of data. This makes them useful in various contexts, such as data analysis, financial reports, scheduling, and inventory management. Tables also provide a visual representation of data, allowing users to quickly scan and locate specific information.

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  • 2. 

    What steps do you follow to add a table to a word document using the Menu Bar ( or tab if you are using Word 2007/2010)?

    • A.

      View-Insert-Table

    • B.

      Insert-Table

    • C.

      Table-Insert-Table

    Correct Answer
    C. Table-Insert-Table
    Explanation
    To add a table to a Word document using the Menu Bar, you need to follow the steps: Table-Insert-Table. This means that you first need to click on the "Table" option in the Menu Bar, then select "Insert" from the drop-down menu, and finally choose "Table" to insert a table into your document.

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  • 3. 

    What are the vertical sections of a table called?

    • A.

      Columns

    • B.

      Rows

    • C.

      Cells

    Correct Answer
    A. Columns
    Explanation
    Columns are the vertical sections of a table that contain data organized in a vertical manner. Each column represents a specific attribute or field, and it holds the values related to that attribute for each row in the table. In a table, columns are used to categorize and organize data, allowing for easy comparison and analysis.

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  • 4. 

    What are the horizontal sections of a table called?

    • A.

      Columns

    • B.

      Rows

    • C.

      Cells

    Correct Answer
    B. Rows
    Explanation
    The horizontal sections of a table are called rows. Rows are used to organize and display data in a tabular format. Each row represents a separate record or entry in the table, and it contains a combination of cells that hold specific data values. By organizing data into rows, it becomes easier to compare and analyze information within a table.

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  • 5. 

    What are the boxes or squares in a table called?

    • A.

      Columns

    • B.

      Cells

    • C.

      Squares

    Correct Answer
    B. Cells
    Explanation
    In a table, the boxes or squares are called cells. Cells are the individual units within a table where data or information is entered. Each cell is identified by its unique row and column intersection, allowing for organized and structured data presentation.

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  • 6. 

    When do you use the formula for =SUM(Above) in a table?

    • A.

      To count entries

    • B.

      To add numbers

    • C.

      To add & subtract numbers

    Correct Answer
    B. To add numbers
    Explanation
    The formula =SUM(Above) is used in a table to add numbers. This formula allows you to calculate the sum of the cells above the current cell in a column. By using this formula, you can easily add up a series of numbers without manually selecting each cell.

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  • 7. 

    What tool can you use to automatically format your table?

    • A.

      The magic right click button

    • B.

      The AutoFormat command

    • C.

      The Edit Select All command

    Correct Answer
    B. The AutoFormat command
    Explanation
    The AutoFormat command is the correct answer because it is a tool that allows you to automatically format your table. With this command, you can quickly apply a predefined formatting style to your table, saving time and effort. It helps to ensure consistency and professional appearance in your table design.

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  • 8. 

    What steps would you take to open a Forms toolbar?

    • A.

      View-Toolbars-Forms

    • B.

      View-Forms

    • C.

      View-Toolbars-Table

    Correct Answer
    A. View-Toolbars-Forms
    Explanation
    To open a Forms toolbar, you would go to the "View" menu, then select "Toolbars", and finally choose "Forms" from the options provided. This will display the Forms toolbar on the screen, allowing you to access its various tools and features.

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  • 9. 

    It is possible to take a simple table and transform it into a viable electronic form.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is possible to take a simple table and transform it into a viable electronic form. This means that a table, which is traditionally a physical object, can be converted into a digital format that can be stored, manipulated, and accessed electronically. This can be done through various methods such as scanning the table and converting it into a digital image or manually inputting the data into a spreadsheet or database. The process of transforming a table into an electronic form allows for easier organization, analysis, and sharing of the data contained within the table.

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  • 10. 

    Before you e-mail or publish to the internet an electronic form, you should first protect the form.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to protect electronic forms before sending or publishing them to ensure the security and integrity of the information collected. This can be done by implementing measures such as encryption, password protection, and data validation to prevent unauthorized access or tampering. By protecting the form, the sender can ensure that sensitive data is kept confidential and the form remains secure during transmission or storage.

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  • 11. 

    It is possible to shade a cell, many cells, or the entire table.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because in most spreadsheet programs or table editors, it is possible to shade individual cells, multiple cells, or even the entire table. This feature allows users to visually distinguish certain cells or sections of the table, making it easier to read and understand the data. Shading cells can also be used for highlighting important information or for aesthetic purposes.

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  • 12. 

    Which method should you use to get to borders and shading?

    • A.

      Right Click

    • B.

      Format-Borders & Shading

    • C.

      Double click the 4-point cursor in the left hand corner of the table and select borders and shading

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above options can be used to access the borders and shading feature in the software. Right clicking allows for a context menu to appear, which may include the option to access borders and shading. The Format menu often includes various formatting options, including borders and shading. Lastly, double-clicking the 4-point cursor in the left-hand corner of the table is another method to access the borders and shading feature. Therefore, all of the given options can be used to get to borders and shading.

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  • 13. 

    Select the following fields that might appear on the forms toolbar (Please check all that apply).

    • A.

      Text form field

    • B.

      Check box form field

    • C.

      Drop down form field

    • D.

      Number form field

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Text form field
    B. Check box form field
    C. Drop down form field
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes the fields that might appear on the forms toolbar. These fields are used to create interactive forms in which users can input various types of information. The "text form field" allows users to enter text, the "check box form field" allows users to select multiple options, and the "drop down form field" provides a list of options for users to choose from. The "number form field" is not included in the correct answer because it is not a standard field that appears on the forms toolbar.

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  • 14. 

    It is possible to create a border on only one side of a cell.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is possible to create a border on only one side of a cell by using CSS. This can be achieved by specifying the border properties for the desired side of the cell using the border-top, border-right, border-bottom, and border-left properties. By setting the border-width to a non-zero value and the border-style to a desired style (such as solid or dashed), a border can be created on only one side of the cell while leaving the other sides without a border.

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  • 15. 

    Mrs. Skipper refers to the right click on the mouse as the magic button because it gives you a variety of options for editing and formatting your table.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because the right click on the mouse does indeed provide a variety of options for editing and formatting a table. When you right click on a table, a context menu appears with options such as inserting or deleting rows and columns, changing cell properties, applying table styles, and more. This functionality is often referred to as the "magic button" because it offers a convenient and efficient way to perform various actions on a table.

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  • 16. 

    Merging cells means to combine cells.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Merging cells in a spreadsheet or table refers to the action of combining two or more adjacent cells into a single cell. This is commonly done to create a larger cell that spans multiple columns or rows, which can be useful for formatting purposes or to create a visually appealing layout. Therefore, the statement "Merging cells means to combine cells" is true as it accurately describes the process of merging cells.

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  • 17. 

    Be default, the grids on a table will automatically print out.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    By default, the grids on a table will automatically print out. This means that when you print a table, the gridlines that separate the cells will be included in the printed version. This is useful for maintaining the structure and organization of the table when it is printed on paper. However, if you do not want the gridlines to be printed, you can manually adjust the print settings to exclude them.

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  • 18. 

    To adjust column widths using a specific measurement, you would:

    • A.

      Drag the column markers on the ruler

    • B.

      Use the Table Properties dialog box

    • C.

      Drag a vertical line on a column

    • D.

      Use the AutoFit feature

    Correct Answer
    B. Use the Table Properties dialog box
    Explanation
    To adjust column widths using a specific measurement, you would use the Table Properties dialog box. This dialog box allows you to specify the exact width for each column in the table. By entering a specific measurement, you can ensure that the columns are adjusted to the desired width.

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  • 19. 

     Before one e-mails or publishes to the internet an electronic form, they should first protect that form.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Before sending or publishing an electronic form, it is important to protect it to ensure the security and integrity of the information. This can be done by implementing measures such as encryption, password protection, or digital signatures. By taking these precautions, the form is safeguarded against unauthorized access, tampering, or data breaches. Failing to protect the form could result in sensitive information being compromised or manipulated, potentially leading to serious consequences. Therefore, it is advisable to protect electronic forms before sharing them.

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  • 20. 

    An electronic form uses input fields in which the user can enter data from their own computer and then transmit the form back to the sender.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    An electronic form allows users to input data from their own computer and send it back to the sender. This is typically done through input fields where users can enter the required information. Therefore, the statement is true as it accurately describes the functionality of an electronic form.

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Selena, a dedicated Business Teacher with 26 years of experience, currently imparts knowledge at the Cullman Area Technology Academy. Her passion lies in guiding students to discover their career paths and achieve valuable certifications.
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