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Word Processor Quizzes & Trivia

This test will measure your knowledge of word processing terminology and advanced word processing skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which form of correspondence contains the heading shown below: TO: FROM: DATE: SUBJECT:
    • A. 

      Business Letter

    • B. 

      Memorandum

    • C. 

      Outline

    • D. 

      Report

  • 2. 
    An important skill that involves the ability to enter text by using the correct fingers without looking at the key is:
    • A. 

      Ergonomics

    • B. 

      Hunt and pecking

    • C. 

      Keyboarding

    • D. 

      Input

  • 3. 
    Which is a TRUE statement about memorandums?
    • A. 

      Contains the same parts as a personal-business letter

    • B. 

      Does not contain a body

    • C. 

      Does not contain a salutation or complimentary closing

    • D. 

      Should be double spaced

  • 4. 
    Which type of written correspondence is used between people within the same business or organization?
    • A. 

      Block style letter

    • B. 

      Business letter

    • C. 

      Memorandum

    • D. 

      Personal-business letter

  • 5. 
    How many lines of text can be typed onto a standard size of paper?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      56

    • C. 

      66

    • D. 

      76

  • 6. 
    Which statement about personal-business letters is TRUE?
    • A. 

      It is a letter written between personal friends

    • B. 

      It is a letter written from an individual to an individual or business?

    • C. 

      It is a letter written from one business to another

    • D. 

      It is a mail merge letter

  • 7. 
    If something else is included with the letter, the last part of the letter should include what type of notation?
    • A. 

      Atttachment

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Enclosure

    • D. 

      Postscript

  • 8. 
    When three lines are drawn under a character, this proofreader's mark means to make what type of correction?
    • A. 

      Bold

    • B. 

      Capitalize

    • C. 

      Italicize

    • D. 

      Underline

  • 9. 
    Which word processing feature allows text to remain in the old position and also be duplicated to a new position in a document?
    • A. 

      Copy and paste

    • B. 

      Cut and paste

    • C. 

      Format

    • D. 

      Move

  • 10. 
    What is the page layout in which text and/or graphics are oriented across the long edge of the page?
    • A. 

      Justification

    • B. 

      Landscape

    • C. 

      Portrait

    • D. 

      Posture

  • 11. 
    What is the default printing orientation for a page of text in which the height of the page is greater than the width?
    • A. 

      Justified

    • B. 

      Landscape

    • C. 

      Orientation

    • D. 

      Portrait

  • 12. 
    What is the use of a personal computer as an inexpensive production system for creating typeset quality text and graphics called?
    • A. 

      Desktop publishing

    • B. 

      Multimedia presentation

    • C. 

      Spreadsheet

    • D. 

      Web authoring

  • 13. 
    What word processing feature allows text to be removed from the old position and be placed in a new position?
    • A. 

      Copy and paste

    • B. 

      Cut and paste

    • C. 

      Format

    • D. 

      Align

  • 14. 
    Which document type would be BEST to use when informing your membership of what happened at the last FBLA meeting?
    • A. 

      Academic report

    • B. 

      Business Letter

    • C. 

      Flyer

    • D. 

      Minutes

  • 15. 
    What type of document would be BEST to thank your legislator for coming to speak to your FBLA Chapter?
    • A. 

      Academic report

    • B. 

      Business letter

    • C. 

      Flyer

    • D. 

      Newsletter

  • 16. 
    When writing a business letter without letterhead, what would be the FIRST thing that would be keyed?
    • A. 

      Dateline

    • B. 

      Inside address

    • C. 

      Return address

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 17. 
    Creating a word processing document would accomplish all of the following tasks EXCEPT which one?
    • A. 

      Calculating the expenditures for the candy sale

    • B. 

      Developing a table of historical events

    • C. 

      Typing a letter to a friend

    • D. 

      Writing an essay for history class

  • 18. 
    Most documents are keyed on standard paper that measures:
    • A. 

      8 x 11 inches

    • B. 

      8 x 11 1/2 inches

    • C. 

      8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches

    • D. 

      8 1/2 x 11 inches

  • 19. 
    What name is given to the MOST common arrangement of keyboards?
    • A. 

      BASIC

    • B. 

      CDROM

    • C. 

      IBMS

    • D. 

      QWERTY

  • 20. 
    How many lines of 12 point type equal one vertical inch in a document?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 21. 
    Why is the writer's name of a letter keyed four lines below the complimentary close?
    • A. 

      To leave space for the address

    • B. 

      To leave space for the date

    • C. 

      To leave space for a message

    • D. 

      To leave space for the signature

  • 22. 
    Where does the complimentary close of a letter appear?
    • A. 

      Above the handwritten signature

    • B. 

      Above the salutation

    • C. 

      Below the handwritten signature

    • D. 

      Within the body of the letter

  • 23. 
    What is the name and address of the business or person to whom the letter is being sent called?
    • A. 

      Complimentary close

    • B. 

      Mailing or Inside address

    • C. 

      Return address

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 24. 
    "Yours truly," and "Sincerely Yours," are both examples of which letter part?
    • A. 

      Complimentary close

    • B. 

      Dateline

    • C. 

      Enclosure notation

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 25. 
    Which type of report is prepared without a binder or cover?
    • A. 

      Business

    • B. 

      Financial

    • C. 

      Leftbound

    • D. 

      Unbound

  • 26. 
    What is the listing of sources used in the body of a report called?
    • A. 

      Bibliography

    • B. 

      Outline

    • C. 

      Table of contents

    • D. 

      Title page

  • 27. 
    When proofreading a document, what do the letters "lc" mean?
    • A. 

      Capitalize

    • B. 

      Left alignment

    • C. 

      Left and center

    • D. 

      Lowercase

  • 28. 
    What software would be BEST for creating an FBLA newsletter?
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Desktop publishing

    • C. 

      Multimedia presentation

    • D. 

      Spreadsheet

  • 29. 
    What software is BEST for creating a business letter?
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Multimedia

    • C. 

      Spreadsheet

    • D. 

      Word processing

  • 30. 
    What word processing feature allows the user to view the document before it is printed?
    • A. 

      Hard copy

    • B. 

      Page format

    • C. 

      Page setup

    • D. 

      Print preview

  • 31. 
    What is the way multiple lines of text line up along the left, the right, or both margins called?
    • A. 

      Alignment

    • B. 

      Formatting

    • C. 

      Landscape

    • D. 

      Orientation

  • 32. 
    What is the distinctive design of a set of type, distinguished by its weight, posture, and type size?
    • A. 

      Formula

    • B. 

      Point

    • C. 

      Template

    • D. 

      Font

  • 33. 
    What is the vertical or horizontal setup of the printed page called?
    • A. 

      Flush left

    • B. 

      Format

    • C. 

      Orientation

    • D. 

      Page setup

  • 34. 
    What feature of word procesing software would be used to find words with similar meanings?
    • A. 

      Dictionary

    • B. 

      Grammar checker

    • C. 

      Spell checker

    • D. 

      Thesaurus

  • 35. 
    What term refers to the overall lightness or darkness of a typeface design?
    • A. 

      Alignment

    • B. 

      Font

    • C. 

      Typeface

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 36. 
    What type of correspondence is written to inform of the happenings of a meeting within a company?
    • A. 

      Flyer

    • B. 

      Letter

    • C. 

      Memorandum

    • D. 

      Report

  • 37. 
    What spacing should be used between reference initials and an enclosure notation?
    • A. 

      Double

    • B. 

      Quadruple

    • C. 

      Single

    • D. 

      Triple

  • 38. 
    When letterhead stationery is used, what part of the letter is not keyed?
    • A. 

      Dateline

    • B. 

      Inside address

    • C. 

      Return Address

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 39. 
    What is the correct spacing for the body of an academic report?
    • A. 

      Double

    • B. 

      One and a half

    • C. 

      Single

    • D. 

      Triple

  • 40. 
    What should be the side margins for a business letter?
    • A. 

      0.5"

    • B. 

      0.75"

    • C. 

      1.0"

    • D. 

      1.25"

  • 41. 
    What type of alignment is it when words are even at the left and right margin?
    • A. 

      Center

    • B. 

      Justified

    • C. 

      Left

    • D. 

      Right

  • 42. 
    What is it called when you combine charts from spreadsheets with word processing documents?
    • A. 

      Clipart

    • B. 

      Integration

    • C. 

      Tables

    • D. 

      Tabs

  • 43. 
    What is the message of the letter called?
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Complimentary close

    • C. 

      Dateline

    • D. 

      Sa;itatopm

  • 44. 
    Keyboarding is also known as:
    • A. 

      Editing

    • B. 

      Documenting

    • C. 

      Hunt and pecking

    • D. 

      Touch typing

  • 45. 
    What is a large size business envelope called?
    • A. 

      #5

    • B. 

      #6 3/4

    • C. 

      #10

    • D. 

      #10 1/2

  • 46. 
    What is a small size business envelope called?
    • A. 

      #5

    • B. 

      #6

    • C. 

      #6 3/4

    • D. 

      #10