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Office Skills - Basic Microsoft Word Test (2003)



Is it possible to make the following formatting changes to a paragraph: indent the first line, align the paragraph to the right margin, and change the spacing between the lines?

No

Yes


The styles feature of MS Word helps you quickly change the formatting of paragraphs and the look of text (font, size, color, etc.). What is one way to use the style feature to change the formatting of a paragraph?

Use your mouse to highlight the paragraph you want to change. Using the Main Menu, select Window/Arrange All and then type in the desired style name into the Arrange All box.

Use your mouse to highlight the paragraph you want to change. Using the Main Menu, select Tools/Templates and Add-Ins. Using the Templates and Add-Ins box, select the template style you want to apply to the paragraph.

Use your mouse to highlight the paragraph you want to change. On the Formatting toolbar, use the Style box to select the style you want to apply to the paragraph.


The Word Task Panel is a multi-use "window" that opens on the right side of the document. The Task Panel can display Help, Research, Clipboard, and Styles and Formatting panes among others. What is one way to open the Task Panel to the Styles and Formatti

You can select Window/New Window from the Main Menu and the Task Panel will open and automatically reset to the Styles and Formatting pane.

You can select View/Task Panel from the Main Menu and then use the Other Tasks Panes box (drop down list) at the top of the Task Panel to choose the Styles and Formatting pane.

You can select Insert/Reference from the Main Menu and the Styles and Formatting pane in the Task Panel will open.


When you are ready to print a document, it can be helpful to preview the document on your computer monitor to see what it will look like when it is printed. If you see any problems with the layout or formatting, you can make corrections before printing th

Select File/Print Preview from the Main Menu. Word displays the document as it will appear when printed.

You cannot "print preview" a Word document. You must actually print the document to see that it will look like when printed.

Select Window/Arrange All from the Main Menu to see what the document will look like before printing.


Sometimes you want to move text from one location to another within a document. What is one way to do this?

Left click at the beginning of the text you want to move and then left click at the end of the text you want to move. Then move your cursor to the location where you want to move the text. Press the Enter key on your keyboard. The text will be deleted fro

Select the text you want to delete by highlighting it with your mouse. Place you cursor over the highlighted text and press and hold down the left mouse button. Drag the text to the new location and release the mouse button.

Move your cursor to the new location where you want to move the text, and select Insert/Field from the Main Menu. Using your mouse, highlight the text you want to move using your mouse and then press Enter on your keyboard. The text will be deleted from t


If you use the Word Print window, you can select a number of printing options. What are three of the key printing parameters you can select using the Print window?

1.) Which pages to print. 2.) Which Word styles will not be printed. 3.) Whether to print to a file or a printer.

1.) Which printer to use. 2.) Which Word styles will not be printed. 3.) How many copies to print.

1.) Which printer to use. 2.) Which pages to print. 3.) How many copies to print.


If you open an existing Word document, make extensive changes to it, and then close it by selecting File/Close from the Main Menu, a window opens asking you if you want to save the changes to the document. If you choose Yes to save the changes, how does W

Word saves all the changes you made to the document and closes the document.

Word saves only the most recent changes you made to the document. The original information that was in the document when you opened it is not saved. Then Word closes the document.

Word saves all the changes you made within the last hour, but discards older changes. Word then closes the document.


If you click on the Save icon (image of a floppy disk) in the Standard toolbar, your document will be saved. How does Word save the document?

Word opens the Save As window where you have options to save the file with a new file name or save it in another directory.

Word immediately saves the file in its original location with its existing name, and overwrites the previous version of the file.

Word saves the document as a template in the New File/Template directory.


There are several methods for copying and pasting text and paragraphs. One way is to highlight the paragraph using your mouse and then right click on the highlighted paragraph to open a context popup menu. Select Copy from the popup menu. Position your cu

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When you place your cursor on a word or highlight a line of text, how can you tell what style is applied to the word or text?

The name of the style is displayed in the Style box on the Formatting toolbar.

The name of the style of any selected or highlighted text is always displayed in the horizontal scroll bar.

You can right click the word or highlighted text and a context window opens up displaying the name of the style applied to the text.