Word Processing Practice Quiz Questions

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Word Processing Practice Quiz Questions

This assignment covers the key terms and concepts from the Word Processing unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the correct line spacing for the body of text of a personal-business letter?
    • A. 

      Single space paragraphs and double space between paragraphs.

    • B. 

      Single space throughout the body

    • C. 

      Double space paragraphs and single space between paragraphs

    • D. 

      Double space throughout the body

  • 2. 
    Erica is comparing a lesson that she typed to the original lesson in the book. Her teacher has asked her to mark her mistakes. What is this process called?
    • A. 

      Checking

    • B. 

      Formatting

    • C. 

      Proofreading

    • D. 

      Reading

  • 3. 
    Sandra is setting up a new office. She is researching the latest equipment and workplace design to make sure she has a comfortable work environment. This is an example of :
    • A. 

      Economics

    • B. 

      Ergonomics

    • C. 

      Physics

    • D. 

      Politics

  • 4. 
    How should guide words in a memorandum be keyed?
    • A. 

      All caps, followed by a colon, and double-spaced

    • B. 

      Bold, all caps, followed by a colon and single-spaced

    • C. 

      Bold, all caps, followed by a semi-colon, and double-spaced

    • D. 

      Bold, double-spaced, and followed by two periods

  • 5. 
    Which letter of the left homerow keys has been omitted, ADF?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      H

    • C. 

      L

    • D. 

      S

  • 6. 
    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 inches

    • D. 

      8 1/2 X 11 1/2 inches

  • 7. 
    What is the term used for the greeting of a letter?
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Complimentary Close

    • C. 

      Date line

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 8. 
    What is the term used for the message of a letter?
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Complimentary Close

    • C. 

      Date line

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 9. 
    What is the term used for the sender's or writer's address?
    • A. 

      Inside address

    • B. 

      Outside address

    • C. 

      Return address

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What is the term used for the address of the person or business receiving the letter?
    • A. 

      Inside address

    • B. 

      Outside address

    • C. 

      Return address

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What does the combination of JKL; represent?
    • A. 

      Arrangement of the keyboard

    • B. 

      Function keys

    • C. 

      Left hand homerow

    • D. 

      Right hand homerow

  • 12. 
    What is a large size letter envelope called?
    • A. 

      #5

    • B. 

      #6 3/4

    • C. 

      #10

    • D. 

      #10 1/2

  • 13. 
    What is a small size letter envelope called?
    • A. 

      #5

    • B. 

      #6 3/4

    • C. 

      #10

    • D. 

      #10 1/2

  • 14. 
    What do timed writings strive to improve?
    • A. 

      Performance and accuracy

    • B. 

      Speed and accuracy

    • C. 

      Speed and technique

    • D. 

      Technique and accuracy

  • 15. 
    What does the # symbol mean in terms of proofreading?
    • A. 

      Insert

    • B. 

      Number

    • C. 

      Pounds

    • D. 

      Space

  • 16. 
    What does the ^ symbol means in terms of proofreading?
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Insert

    • C. 

      Space

    • D. 

      Transpose

  • 17. 
    How should entries in a bibliography be listed?
    • A. 

      Alphabetical by author's last name

    • B. 

      Alphabetical by title

    • C. 

      Chronological order

    • D. 

      Descending order

  • 18. 
    Which type of report is prepared without a binder or cover?
    • A. 

      Business

    • B. 

      Financial

    • C. 

      Leftbound

    • D. 

      Unbound

  • 19. 
    "Yours Truly," and "Sincerely," are two examples of which part of a letter?
    • A. 

      Mailing or Inside address

    • B. 

      Complimentary Close

    • C. 

      Return address

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 20. 
    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 another message

    • D. 

      To leave space for the signature

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of proper technique?
    • A. 

      Body centered with the G/H keys

    • B. 

      Key at a steady pace

    • C. 

      Maintain good posture

    • D. 

      No food or drink at the computer

  • 22. 
    What is the name for the MOST common arrangement of keyboards?
    • A. 

      BASIC

    • B. 

      CDROM

    • C. 

      IBMS

    • D. 

      QWERTY

  • 23. 
    A standard word in keyboarding consists of how many letters, numbers, symbols, or spaces?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Two

  • 24. 
    How many lines of 12 point type equal one vertical inch in a document?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Seven