Vocats Test 2

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Vocats Test 2

This quiz covers material from all 7 units.  This is a good preparation for the upcoming test.


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  • 1. 
    Spreadsheets are organized using columns and rows.  What is the term used for the intersection of a column and a row in a spreadsheet?
    • A. 

      Column

    • B. 

      Cell

    • C. 

      Function

    • D. 

      Formula

  • 2. 
    What is the process of updating a word processing document to correct spelling, layout issues, and other items to make the document visually appealing?
    • A. 

      Checking

    • B. 

      Creating

    • C. 

      Editing

    • D. 

      Word Wrap

  • 3. 
    What is the term used for a document or worksheet that includes the text or formulas needed to create standardized documents?
    • A. 

      Cursor

    • B. 

      Template

    • C. 

      Pointer

    • D. 

      Thesaurus

  • 4. 
    What is the page layout in which text and/or graphics are orientated across the long edge of the page?
    • A. 

      Justification

    • B. 

      Portrait

    • C. 

      Landscape

    • D. 

      Posture

  • 5. 
    What is the term used for the way multiple lines of text line up along the left, the right, or both margins?
    • A. 

      Alignment

    • B. 

      Formatting

    • C. 

      Landscape

    • D. 

      Orientation

  • 6. 
    Anthony has been studying for an upcoming Keyboarding test.  When reviewing the study guide, how should he answer the question: "What is a web browser used for?"
    • A. 

      Accessing documents over the web

    • B. 

      Locating saved word processing documents on your hard drive

    • C. 

      Creating spreadsheets

    • D. 

      Calculating averages

  • 7. 
    A computer contains two types of memory.  Both types are accessed for different reasons.  What are the two types of memory known as?
    • A. 

      VCR and DVD

    • B. 

      HTML and HTTP

    • C. 

      ROM and RAM

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Katrina is designing a flyer for advertising the upcoming sporting events at her school.  How many blank lines will appear between text when triple spacing is used on the flyer?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 9. 
    Marcus is quizzing another student on the basics of letter formatting.  One of the questions he asks is "How many blank lines will appear between text when quadruple spacing is used?"  How should like the other student answer? 
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 10. 
    The supervisor of the power plant needs to advise the employees of a budget meeting.  She has decided to set the meeting for May 12th.  Which type of correspondence will she use to communicate within the plant?
    • A. 

      Business letter

    • B. 

      Personal business letter

    • C. 

      Memorandum or Memo

    • D. 

      Shift

  • 11. 
    After writing several versions of a memo of salary increases.  The Office Manager decides to send the final version to supervisors only.  What is the proper format for guide words if they are typed in all caps?
    • A. 

      Bold, Double Spaced, and followed by a colon

    • B. 

      Bold, Italicized, and followed by a semi-colon

    • C. 

      Bold, Underlined, and Double Spaced

    • D. 

      None of the above is used for all caps

  • 12. 
    Bernadine is signing up for a new email address.  She remembers the conversation with her teacher on the three parts of an email address.  What is the part of the address that is used for the hosting site/server? 
    • A. 

      User name

    • B. 

      @ symbol

    • C. 

      Domain name

    • D. 

      Password

  • 13. 
    Which word processing feature causes the word processor to fit text within the defined margins?  This usually results in the cursor automatically jumping to the next line.
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Word Wrap

    • C. 

      Ampersand

    • D. 

      Turning

  • 14. 
    Which suggestion will make your computer workstation more comfortable?
    • A. 

      Work for at least four hours at a time without taking a break

    • B. 

      Sit with legs wrapped around the chair.

    • C. 

      Use a comfortable, adjustable chair.

    • D. 

      Use the CD-ROm as a recorder.

  • 15. 
    Which type of memory is long term memory? This is the type of memory where the instructions needed to boot the computer are stored.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      DVD

    • D. 

      VCR

  • 16. 
    Which term BEST describes the technology that enables computers to communicate the transmission of text, numeric, voice and/or video data from one computer to another computer?
    • A. 

      Basic Controller

    • B. 

      Control Unit

    • C. 

      Data Communications

    • D. 

      Processing Unit

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of hardware?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Word

    • D. 

      Scanner

  • 18. 
    The lab technician is considering new printers for her lab.  Which type of printer should she purchase for providing the BEST quality of printer documents?
    • A. 

      Laser

    • B. 

      Inkjet

    • C. 

      Dot Matrix

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which type of printer provides the worst quality of printed documents?
    • A. 

      Laser

    • B. 

      Inkjet

    • C. 

      Dot Matrix

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    A network consists of at least two computers being connected together. Which of the following is a type of network?
    • A. 

      CPN

    • B. 

      ALU

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      WAN

  • 21. 
    If Susan purchases a single-user license for a word processing program. On how many computers can she legally install the software?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      All computers included in her network

  • 22. 
    In order to win a $500 prize, Martin needs to answer the following question: "What is the term for the type of software used to view documents over the Internet?"  What answer will win Martin the $500?
    • A. 

      Word Processing

    • B. 

      Browser

    • C. 

      WWW

    • D. 

      Public Domain

  • 23. 
    Viruses are created with the intention of damaging a computer.  Most of the time they are transmitted via email attachments.  Which type of virus is created to multiply itself and use up system resources?
    • A. 

      Logic Bomb

    • B. 

      Time Bomb

    • C. 

      Trojan Horse

    • D. 

      Worm

  • 24. 
    To enter a formula into a spreadsheet, the user needs to understand that all formulas begin with which symbol? 
    • A. 

      * (Asterisk)

    • B. 

      = (Equal)

    • C. 

      + (Plus)

    • D. 

      % (Percent)

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is NOT a part of an email address?
    • A. 

      User Name

    • B. 

      @ symbol

    • C. 

      Public domain

    • D. 

      Domain name

  • 26. 
    When placing an order for large business envelopes the sales person will offer which number to a customer?
    • A. 

      6 3/4

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      8

  • 27. 
    Multimedia software is used to create presentation using sound, images, text, and sometimes video.  What is the term used for the first slide of a multimedia presentation?
    • A. 

      Introduction slide

    • B. 

      Opening Slide

    • C. 

      Title slide

    • D. 

      Beginning slide

  • 28. 
    When you purchase a new CD just released by your favorite artist, how many copies can you legally make? Why?
    • A. 

      One - to give your best friend

    • B. 

      One - to serve as a back-up

    • C. 

      One- to use for writing down the lyrics

    • D. 

      None, it is not legal to make any copies

  • 29. 
    If you wanted to respond to an advertisement posted by your favorite restaurant, which type of correspondence would be MOST appropriate to communicate about your favorite meal?
    • A. 

      Business letter

    • B. 

      Personal letter

    • C. 

      Personal business letter

    • D. 

      Memorandum

  • 30. 
    When viewing a spreadsheet with store totals of sweaters sold in Column D, how would a manager enter a formula to calculate the total number of sweaters sold at three locations?
    • A. 

      =D12+D13+D14

    • B. 

      +D12+D13+D14

    • C. 

      - D12-D13-D14

    • D. 

      None of the above would calculate the total

  • 31. 
    Nancy needs to locate the names and addresses of all employees who began working for the company during the year 1985.  How can Nancy easily locate this information?
    • A. 

      Applying a filter

    • B. 

      Sorting with the Name field

    • C. 

      Inserting a new field

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 32. 
    Troy has decided to print a picture of a mountain lion.  He has pasted the picture in a Word document and inserted a title along the long edge of the paper.  Which page orientation has Troy MOST likely used?
    • A. 

      Portrait

    • B. 

      Landscape

    • C. 

      Side

    • D. 

      Short edge alignment

  • 33. 
    What are the measurements for a standard sheet of computer paper?
    • A. 

      3 X 6

    • B. 

      8 1/2 X 11

    • C. 

      11 X 14

    • D. 

      8 1/2 X 14

  • 34. 
    Which function is used to calculate a specific outcome based on various sets of data?  This can be used to forecast orders for future deliveries to customers across the United States.
    • A. 

      AVG

    • B. 

      COUNT

    • C. 

      SUM

    • D. 

      IF

  • 35. 
    Brandon is working on an upcoming notice for the company summer event.  He knows he wants the document to go to all employees with mailboxes in the main office.  Which types of spacing will he use throughout the memo?
    • A. 

      Single within the body and double between the parts

    • B. 

      Double within the body and triple between the parts

    • C. 

      Triple within the body and quadruple between the parts

    • D. 

      Double within the body and quadruple between the parts

  • 36. 
    When Lorinda writes a letter to her grandmother, what is the term used for Lorinda's address?
    • A. 

      Inside Address

    • B. 

      Outside Address

    • C. 

      Return Address

    • D. 

      Sender's Address

  • 37. 
    If you want to communicate new ideas to your employees and ask for their input, which type of correspondence is MOST appropriate to use? 
    • A. 

      Business letter

    • B. 

      Personal letter

    • C. 

      Personal business letter

    • D. 

      Memorandum

  • 38. 
    Which type of chart is used to BEST display trends and comparisons of two sets of data?
    • A. 

      Bar

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Pie

    • D. 

      Scatterplot

  • 39. 
    What is the term used for a workstation that is designed to be comfortable and safe?
    • A. 

      Ergonomics

    • B. 

      Keyboarding

    • C. 

      Balance

    • D. 

      Touch Typing

  • 40. 
    Keyboarding is also known as:
    • A. 

      Editing

    • B. 

      Documenting

    • C. 

      Touch Typing

    • D. 

      Hunt and Peck

  • 41. 
    What is the term used for the greeting of the letter?
    • A. 

      Salutation

    • B. 

      Complimentary Closing

    • C. 

      Body

    • D. 

      Date

  • 42. 
    Which type of chart would be used to BEST display the percentage of books read by boys in 8th grade? 
    • A. 

      Bar

    • B. 

      Pie

    • C. 

      Line

    • D. 

      Scatterplot

  • 43. 
    Which of the following is NOT a part of the information processing cycle?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Cycle

    • C. 

      Output

    • D. 

      Process

  • 44. 
    What is the term used for the physical parts of a computer system?
    • A. 

      Equipment

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Input

  • 45. 
    When typing a report, how many inches are used for the top margin of the Title/Cover page?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 46. 
    In a spreadsheet, the column letter and row number are known by what term? 
    • A. 

      Cell address

    • B. 

      Active cell

    • C. 

      Intersection

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 47. 
    How many inches are used for the left margin of a leftbound report? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      2.5

  • 48. 
    After completing a 13-page report of the rainforest, Timothy needs to be sure he has set all page margins correctly.  How many inches are used for the left margin in an unbound report?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      2.5