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Do you know that it is not easy to avoid using Microsoft word, this application is the best when you want to type up a letter or practice your typing techniques using a computer. Have you just begun learning about the use and tools accessible to you when it comes to Microsoft Word? Take this test for beginners and test yourself!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the ribbon?

    • A.

      A combination of toolbars and menu's

    • B.

      A basic user interface

    • C.

      A combination of toolbars and tabs

    • D.

      A combination of searches

    • E.

      A combination of buttons

    Correct Answer
    A. A combination of toolbars and menu's
    Explanation
    The ribbon is a combination of toolbars and menus that provides a user interface for accessing various functions and features in a software application. It typically consists of a series of tabs, each containing related commands and options organized into groups. The ribbon design aims to make it easier for users to find and use the desired tools and functions, as they are presented in a more visual and organized manner.

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  • 2. 

    Where can the zoom toolbar be located?

    • A.

      Top right corner

    • B.

      Bottom left hand corner

    • C.

      Bottom right hand corner

    • D.

      Top left hand corner

    • E.

      On the ribbon

    Correct Answer
    C. Bottom right hand corner
    Explanation
    The zoom toolbar can be located in the bottom right hand corner. This is a common placement for the zoom toolbar in many software applications and web browsers. Placing it in the bottom right hand corner allows for easy access and visibility without obstructing the main content or interface.

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  • 3. 

    What does the zoom toolbar do?

    • A.

      Allow you to zoom into the document

    • B.

      Allow you to zoom in and out of the document

    • C.

      Allow you to zoom out of the document

    • D.

      Allow you to decrease the size of the document

    • E.

      Allow you to increase the size of the document

    Correct Answer
    B. Allow you to zoom in and out of the document
    Explanation
    The zoom toolbar allows the user to adjust the size of the document by zooming in or out. This feature is useful for viewing documents in more detail or for getting a broader view of the content. It provides the flexibility to increase or decrease the size of the document according to the user's preference or requirements.

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  • 4. 

    How can you display the ribbon if it is hidden?

    • A.

      By using the view tab

    • B.

      By using the office button

    • C.

      By using the customise quick access toolbar

    • D.

      By double clicking on the insert tab

    • E.

      By clicking on word options

    Correct Answer
    C. By using the customise quick access toolbar
    Explanation
    By using the customise quick access toolbar, you can display the ribbon if it is hidden. The customise quick access toolbar allows you to add frequently used commands to the toolbar, including the option to show or hide the ribbon. Therefore, by selecting the appropriate command in the customise quick access toolbar, you can make the ribbon visible again.

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  • 5. 

    If toolbars are hidden which tab can you use to unhide them?

    • A.

      Review

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      View

    • D.

      Insert

    • E.

      Developer

    Correct Answer
    C. View
    Explanation
    If the toolbars are hidden, you can use the "View" tab to unhide them. The "View" tab typically contains options related to the display and layout of the program or application. Therefore, it is the most logical choice for accessing the settings to unhide the toolbars.

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  • 6. 

    If you wished to display the ruler which tab would you choose to display it?

    • A.

      Review

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      Insert

    • D.

      Tab

    • E.

      View

    Correct Answer
    E. View
    Explanation
    To display the ruler, you would choose the "View" tab. The View tab typically contains options and tools related to the visual appearance of the document, such as showing or hiding rulers, gridlines, and other layout elements. Therefore, selecting the View tab would allow you to access the ruler and enable its display in the document.

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  • 7. 

    If you wanted to change the user information for Microsoft Word, where could you do this?

    • A.

      Review user information

    • B.

      View user information

    • C.

      Office button

    • D.

      Office menu

    • E.

      Office toolbar

    Correct Answer
    C. Office button
    Explanation
    To change the user information for Microsoft Word, you can do this by clicking on the Office button. The Office button is typically located at the top left corner of the Word application window. Clicking on the Office button opens a menu that allows you to access various options and settings, including the ability to modify user information.

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  • 8. 

    If you wanted to change the location of where your documents will save automatically where would you go?

    • A.

      Office button > word options > customise

    • B.

      Office button > word options > save

    • C.

      Office button > word options > proofing

    • D.

      Office button > word options > add in

    • E.

      Office button > word options > resources

    Correct Answer
    B. Office button > word options > save
    Explanation
    To change the location of where your documents will save automatically, you would go to the Office button, then select "Word Options," and finally choose the "Save" option. This allows you to customize the default save location for your documents in Microsoft Word.

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  • 9. 

    If you wanted to add a word to the dictionary where would you click?

    • A.

      Office button > word options > add in

    • B.

      Office button > word options > resources

    • C.

      Office button > word options > proofing

    • D.

      Office button > word options > save

    • E.

      Office button > word options > customise

    Correct Answer
    C. Office button > word options > proofing
    Explanation
    To add a word to the dictionary in Microsoft Word, you would click on the Office button, then select "Word Options." From there, you would navigate to the "Proofing" section, where you can find the option to add words to the dictionary.

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  • 10. 

    How do you proof your document for errors?

    • A.

      Use spell and grammar check

    • B.

      Read it

    • C.

      Have a friend proofread it

    • D.

      Delete it

    • E.

      Print it

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Use spell and grammar check
    B. Read it
    C. Have a friend proofread it
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests three different ways to proofread a document for errors. The first method is to use spell and grammar check, which is a helpful tool to identify and correct spelling and grammar mistakes automatically. The second method is to read the document carefully, as it allows the writer to spot any errors or inconsistencies that may have been missed by the spell check. The third method is to have a friend proofread the document, as they can provide a fresh perspective and catch errors that the writer may have overlooked.

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  • 11. 

    How would you change the colour scheme of your Word 2007 program?

    • A.

      Office button > word options > popular

    • B.

      Office button > word options > add-in

    • C.

      Office button > word options > manage

    • D.

      Office button > word options > save

    • E.

      Office button > word options > proofing

    Correct Answer
    A. Office button > word options > popular
    Explanation
    To change the color scheme of the Word 2007 program, you would need to click on the Office button, then select "Word Options." From there, you would choose the "Popular" tab, where you can find the option to change the color scheme.

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  • 12. 

    If you wanted to increase the size of the left margin which ruler would you adjust?

    • A.

      Top

    • B.

      Bottom

    • C.

      Left

    • D.

      Right

    • E.

      Middle

    Correct Answer
    A. Top
    Explanation
    To increase the size of the left margin, you would adjust the top ruler. The top ruler controls the horizontal alignment of the text and margins in a document. By adjusting the top ruler, you can increase or decrease the size of the left margin, allowing for more or less space between the left edge of the page and the text.

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  • 13. 

    If you wanted to add a citation, which tab would you locate this option in?

    • A.

      View

    • B.

      Insert

    • C.

      References

    • D.

      Developer

    • E.

      Home

    Correct Answer
    C. References
    Explanation
    The option to add a citation is typically located in the References tab. This tab is specifically designed for managing citations, bibliographies, and other reference-related tasks. It provides various tools and options for inserting and formatting citations, creating bibliographies, and managing sources.

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  • 14. 

    Where would you locate the option to add an image?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Insert

    • C.

      Reference

    • D.

      View

    • E.

      Review

    Correct Answer
    B. Insert
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Insert" because this option is commonly used to add various elements, such as images, charts, tables, and shapes, to a document or presentation. It is typically located in the menu bar or ribbon of most software applications, including word processors and presentation tools. By selecting the "Insert" option, users can easily incorporate images into their documents, making it the appropriate choice for locating the option to add an image.

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  • 15. 

    Where would you locate the option to view your information in print layout view?

    • A.

      View

    • B.

      Review

    • C.

      Home

    • D.

      Insert

    • E.

      Reference

    Correct Answer
    A. View
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "View" because the option to view your information in print layout view is typically found under the "View" tab in most word processing software. This view allows you to see how your document will look when printed, including page breaks, margins, and headers/footers.

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  • 16. 

    Which button would you click on to send an e-mail home?

    • A.

      Office menu

    • B.

      Office button

    • C.

      Quizk access button

    • D.

      Mailings

    • E.

      Home

    Correct Answer
    B. Office button
    Explanation
    The Office button is the correct answer because it is typically used to access various functions and options in Microsoft Office applications, including sending emails. Clicking on the Office button would allow the user to access the necessary tools and options to compose and send an email.

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  • 17. 

    Which buttons would you click on to insert a table of contents?

    • A.

      Review

    • B.

      View

    • C.

      Format

    • D.

      References

    • E.

      Home

    Correct Answer
    D. References
    Explanation
    To insert a table of contents in a document, you would click on the "References" button. This option is commonly found in word processing software and allows users to easily generate a table of contents based on the headings and subheadings in their document. The "References" tab typically provides various tools and features related to citations, bibliography, and table of contents, making it the appropriate choice for this task.

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  • 18. 

    Where would you locate the replace function?

    • A.

      Insert

    • B.

      View

    • C.

      Replace

    • D.

      Edit

    • E.

      Home

    Correct Answer
    E. Home
    Explanation
    The replace function is typically located in the "Home" section of a software or application. This section usually contains various tools and options for editing or modifying the content, which includes functions like replace.

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  • 19. 

    Where would you locate the option to add a table to your document?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Insert

    • C.

      References

    • D.

      Review

    • E.

      Tables

    Correct Answer
    B. Insert
    Explanation
    To add a table to your document, you would locate the option in the "Insert" tab. This tab typically contains various options for inserting different elements into your document, such as tables, pictures, shapes, and charts. Therefore, selecting the "Insert" tab would provide you with the necessary tools and options to add a table to your document.

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  • 20. 

    If you wished to save a document with a new name where would you click to save it?

    • A.

      Quick save button

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      Insert

    • D.

      Office button

    • E.

      Menu

    Correct Answer
    D. Office button
    Explanation
    To save a document with a new name, you would click on the "Office button". This button typically appears as a round button with the Microsoft Office logo on it, located at the top left corner of the application window. Clicking on this button opens a drop-down menu that provides various options, including the option to save the document.

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  • 21. 

    If you wished to change the style of your document which tab would you click?

    • A.

      Insert

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      View

    • D.

      Review

    • E.

      Insert

    Correct Answer
    B. Home
    Explanation
    To change the style of a document, you would click on the "Home" tab. This tab typically contains options related to formatting, such as font style, size, color, alignment, and other formatting tools. By clicking on the "Home" tab, you can access various formatting options to modify the style of your document.

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  • 22. 

    Is this the correct button for left aligning your document?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Maybe

    • D.

      Left align?

    • E.

      What is alignment

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "No" because the question asks if the button is for left aligning the document, and "No" indicates that it is not the correct button for that purpose.

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  • 23. 

    Which button would you choose to add a chart?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Menu

    • C.

      Developer

    • D.

      Charts

    • E.

      Insert

    Correct Answer
    E. Insert
    Explanation
    To add a chart, the most appropriate button to choose would be "Insert". This is because the "Insert" tab typically contains various options for adding different elements or objects to a document or presentation, such as charts, tables, pictures, shapes, etc. Therefore, selecting the "Insert" button would provide access to the chart insertion feature.

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  • 24. 

    Where would you click to change the orientation of your page?

    • A.

      Review

    • B.

      View

    • C.

      Page layout

    • D.

      Menu

    • E.

      Office button

    Correct Answer
    C. Page layout
    Explanation
    To change the orientation of a page, you would click on the "Page layout" option. This option is typically found in the toolbar or menu of a document editing software, such as Microsoft Word. By selecting "Page layout," you can access various formatting options for your document, including the ability to change the page orientation from portrait to landscape or vice versa.

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  • 25. 

    Which tab would you click on to add two columns?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Image

    • C.

      Insert

    • D.

      Review

    • E.

      View

    Correct Answer
    C. Insert
    Explanation
    To add two columns, you would click on the "Insert" tab. This tab typically contains options for inserting various elements into a document or spreadsheet, such as tables, charts, or columns. By selecting the "Insert" tab, you can access the necessary tools to add the desired columns to your document or spreadsheet.

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  • 26. 

    Which rulers would you use to change the size of the bottom margin?

    • A.

      Right

    • B.

      Left

    • C.

      Bottom

    • D.

      Top

    • E.

      Middle

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Right
    B. Left
    Explanation
    To change the size of the bottom margin, you would use the rulers located at the right and left sides of the document. These rulers allow you to adjust the margins of the document according to your preference. The rulers at the top and middle do not affect the bottom margin specifically, so they are not relevant for this task.

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  • 27. 

    There is another way to zoom into your document without using the quick zoom toolbar, where is this located?

    • A.

      Home

    • B.

      Insert

    • C.

      View

    • D.

      Review

    • E.

      Developer

    Correct Answer
    C. View
    Explanation
    The correct answer is View. The question is asking for the location of another way to zoom into a document without using the quick zoom toolbar. The View tab in most document editing software usually contains options for adjusting the zoom level of the document. Therefore, selecting the View tab would provide access to the zoom functionality.

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  • 28. 

    How would you underline your font?

    • A.

      Draw a line

    • B.

      Print it out and use a ruler

    • C.

      Underline button

    • D.

      Underline menu

    • E.

      Underline toolbar

    Correct Answer
    C. Underline button
    Explanation
    To underline your font, you can use the underline button. This button is typically found in word processing software or text editing tools and allows you to select the text you want to underline and apply the formatting instantly. By clicking on the underline button, you can easily add an underline to your font without the need to manually draw a line or print it out and use a ruler.

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  • 29. 

    You have just copied a piece of text and want to insert it into your new document, which feature would you use to do this?

    • A.

      Insert

    • B.

      Home

    • C.

      Paste

    • D.

      Cut

    • E.

      Paste into

    Correct Answer
    C. Paste
    Explanation
    To insert a copied piece of text into a new document, you would use the "Paste" feature. This feature allows you to place the copied text at the desired location in the document. It is commonly used to transfer information from one document or source to another without having to retype or recreate the content.

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  • 30. 

    Where is superscript located?

    • A.

      Insert

    • B.

      Developer

    • C.

      Office button

    • D.

      Home

    • E.

      View

    Correct Answer
    D. Home
    Explanation
    The superscript is located in the "Home" tab. This tab typically contains formatting options for text, such as font style, size, and color. The superscript feature allows you to raise a character or number slightly above the baseline, commonly used for mathematical equations, footnotes, or citations.

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  • 31. 

    You have saved your document and only want to save the updated changes.  Where would you click to save it quickly?

    • A.

      Office button

    • B.

      Quick save icon

    • C.

      Home

    • D.

      Insert

    • E.

      View

    Correct Answer
    B. Quick save icon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Quick save icon. This option is the most efficient and convenient way to save the updated changes quickly. By clicking on the Quick save icon, the document will be saved without any additional steps or navigation. The other options mentioned, such as the Office button, Home, Insert, and View, do not specifically indicate a quick save function and may require additional steps or menu navigation to save the document.

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  • 32. 

    You have reached the end of the test, you feel...

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Tired

    • C.

      Relieved

    • D.

      Comatosed

    • E.

      Other

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Happy
    B. Tired
    C. Relieved
    D. Comatosed
    E. Other
    Explanation
    The given answer options suggest different emotions that someone might feel after reaching the end of a test. "Happy" indicates a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. "Tired" suggests exhaustion from the mental effort put into the test. "Relieved" implies a feeling of relief that the test is over. "Comatosed" is a humorous option that implies extreme exhaustion or boredom. "Other" allows for any additional emotions that may not be listed.

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