Word Processing Vocabulary

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Word Processor Quizzes & Trivia

Word processing vocabulary for middle school students


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  • 1. 
    How the text conforms to the left and right margins. (right, center, left or justified)
    • A. 

      Line Spacing

    • B. 

      Alignment

    • C. 

      Page Setup

    • D. 

      Word Wrap

  • 2. 
    A style of text that makes a letter or word darker and thicker to stand out in a document.
    • A. 

      Italics

    • B. 

      Text

    • C. 

      Bold

    • D. 

      Font

  • 3. 
    The letters, numbers or symbols that appear in a document.
    • A. 

      Character

    • B. 

      Text

    • C. 

      Font

    • D. 

      Indent

  • 4. 
    A collection of picture files that can be inserted into a document.
    • A. 

      Retrieve

    • B. 

      Clip Art

    • C. 

      Spell Check

    • D. 

      Highlight

  • 5. 
    To make a duplicate of information in the document, so that you can place it in another location.
    • A. 

      Cut

    • B. 

      Paste

    • C. 

      Copy

    • D. 

      Enter

  • 6. 
    The blinking line that represents the current location in the document.
    • A. 

      Character

    • B. 

      Text

    • C. 

      Cursor

    • D. 

      File

  • 7. 
    To remove a highlighted section of a document
    • A. 

      Paste

    • B. 

      Cut

    • C. 

      Copy

    • D. 

      Retrieve

  • 8. 
    A key used to erase characters
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Cut

    • C. 

      Cursor

    • D. 

      Enter

  • 9. 
    To make changes in a document
    • A. 

      Paste

    • B. 

      Cut

    • C. 

      Delete

    • D. 

      Edit

  • 10. 
    The key used to begin a new line in a document
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Enter

    • C. 

      Indent

    • D. 

      Save

  • 11. 
    A word processing document
    • A. 

      Thesaurus

    • B. 

      Text

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      Copy

  • 12. 
    The shape and style of text
    • A. 

      Font

    • B. 

      Bold

    • C. 

      Italics

    • D. 

      Character

  • 13. 
    The printed copy
    • A. 

      Hard Copy

    • B. 

      Text

    • C. 

      Copy

    • D. 

      Word Processing

  • 14. 
    To choose a part of a document by clicking and dragging over it with the mouse
    • A. 

      HIghlight

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Retrieve

    • D. 

      Save As

  • 15. 
    To set the first line of a paragraph in from the margin
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Indent

    • C. 

      Line Spacing

    • D. 

      Page Setup

  • 16. 
    A typestyle that is evenly slanted towards the right for emplasis and appearance
    • A. 

      Text

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Bold

    • D. 

      Italics

  • 17. 
    The page setup that prints a document in a horizontal position.
    • A. 

      Portrait

    • B. 

      Landscape

    • C. 

      Page Setup

    • D. 

      Line Spacing

  • 18. 
    The span or verticle space between lines of text
    • A. 

      Page Setup

    • B. 

      Indent

    • C. 

      Line Spacing

    • D. 

      Underline

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Hard Copy

    • B. 

      Line Spacing

    • C. 

      Page Setup

    • D. 

      Landscape

  • 20. 
    To insert the last information that was cut or copied into a document
    • A. 

      Copy

    • B. 

      Cut

    • C. 

      Paste

    • D. 

      Clip Art

  • 21. 
    The default page setup that prints the document vertically.
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Portrait

    • C. 

      Line Spacing

    • D. 

      Page Setup

  • 22. 
    To generate a hard copy of a document
    • A. 

      Hard Copy

    • B. 

      Retrieve

    • C. 

      WYSIWYG

    • D. 

      Print

  • 23. 
    Open a saved document
    • A. 

      Save As

    • B. 

      Save

    • C. 

      Retrieve

    • D. 

      Paste

  • 24. 
    To store information for later use
    • A. 

      Save

    • B. 

      Retrieve

    • C. 

      Save As

    • D. 

      Print

  • 25. 
    To save a document for the first time or to save a version with a different name
    • A. 

      Save

    • B. 

      Save As

    • C. 

      Retrieve

    • D. 

      Alignment

  • 26. 
    A tool that checks for misspellings in the document
    • A. 

      Thesaurus

    • B. 

      Spell Check

    • C. 

      Word Processing

    • D. 

      WYSIWYG

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Hard Copy

    • B. 

      Text

    • C. 

      Copy

    • D. 

      Print

  • 28. 
    A feature that suggests synonyms for a chosen word.
    • A. 

      Clip Art

    • B. 

      Word Processing

    • C. 

      Spell Check

    • D. 

      Thesaurus

  • 29. 
    A horizontal line used for emphasis
    • A. 

      Bold

    • B. 

      Italics

    • C. 

      Underline

    • D. 

      Edit

  • 30. 
    Using keyboarding skills to produce documents such as letters, reports, manuals and newsletters.
    • A. 

      WYSIWYG

    • B. 

      Word Processing

    • C. 

      Word Wrap

    • D. 

      Alignment

  • 31. 
    Automatically moving text to the next line so that it will fit within the screen's width.
    • A. 

      Page Setup

    • B. 

      Word Wrap

    • C. 

      Alignment

    • D. 

      Indent

  • 32. 
    "What you see is what you get."
    • A. 

      Text

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Bold

    • D. 

      WYSIWYG