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Office Skills - Basic Microsoft Word Test (2003)



When you want to open a previously opened file, you can save time by using a "recent document" list rather than navigating to the directory where the file is located. Where can you find one of several "recent document" lists?

Select File/File Search from the Main Menu and a list of recently opened documents is displayed in the pull down menu.

Select File/Open from the Main Menu and the Open window is displayed. On the left-hand side of the window you can find an icon labeled My Recent Documents. Clicking on this icon will display a list of recently opened documents.

Select File/New from the Main Menu and a list of recently opened documents is displayed in the pull down menu.


Word provides you with the option to highlight or not highlight grammar errors and misspelled words as you are working in a document. If you choose to highlight grammar errors by selecting this option in the Option widow (Tools/Options/Spelling & Grammar)

This is true

This is false


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


What is the benefit of using the clipboard (Edit/Office Clipboard command on the Main Menu) when you are copying, cutting, and pasting a lot of text in a document?

The office clipboard is formally called the Clipboard task pane. When you open the Clipboard task pane, it displays a list of the items you have recently copied or cut from your document. Using the Clipboard task pane, you can easily see, select, and clic

The office clipboard is formally called the Clipboard task pane. When you open the Clipboard task pane, it displays all the clip art and photos on your computer for easy selection and importing into your document.

When you open the Clipboard task pane, all the documents in the directory where you current document is saved are listed. This enables you to open them quickly to copy text from them and paste it into your current document.


Using the icons on the Formatting toolbar can save time. How would you change the color of some text and make it bold using the Formatting toolbar?

Select and highlight the text you want to change. Click the Bold icon to make the text bold. Then click on the Font Color icon's pull down menu and select a font color from the displayed color palette.

You cannot bold text or change text color using icons on the Formatting toolbar.

Select and highlight the text you want to change. Click the Format Painter icon first. Then click the Bold icon to make the text bold. Finally, click on the Font Color icon's pull down menu and select a font color from the displayed color palette.


Let's say you work in a field that uses many specialty terms. These specialty or technical terms are not recognized by Word's spell check dictionary even though the words are spelled correctly. Hence, each time you spell check a document, Word repeatedly

When the Spelling and Grammar window indicates a specialty term is possibly misspelled (by highlighting it in red), you can click on the Ignore All button. Going forward, and in any document in which you check the spelling, the spell checker will no longe

When the Spelling and Grammar window indicates a specialty term is possibly misspelled (by highlighting it in red), you can click on the Add to Dictionary button. This adds the specialty term to the spell check dictionary. The spell checker will now accep

When the Spelling and Grammar window indicates a specialty term is possibly misspelled (by highlighting it in red), you can click on the AutoCorrect button. This accepts the term as being correctly spelled and the spell checker will never check this word


What is a fast way to change a text font?

Select (highlight) the text you want to change. Then go to Start/Control Panel/Fonts to select the desired font from a list.

Select (highlight) the text you want to change. Place you cursor at the end of the selected text and type in the name of the font you want to use.

Select (highlight) the text you want to change. Then select the desired font from the Font box on the Formatting toolbar.


What is a Word template?

A Word template is a temporary file that is saved along with your working file. The template acts as a backup file.

A Word template is a print (.prn) file created when printing any Word document.

A word template is a ready-to-use document file that is preformatted, predesigned, and includes Word\’s automated features such as styles.


You applied a style, Heading 1 for example, to a line of text. Later, you decided you wanted to remove all formatting from the line of text. How can you do this?

Highlight the text using your mouse. Select Edit/Replace from the Main Menu and all formatting will be removed from the highlighted text.

Highlight the text using your mouse. Open the Styles and Formatting task pane and click on the style Body Text.

Highlight the text using your mouse. Open the Styles and Formatting task pane and click on Clear Formatting.


What is one of the fastest ways to delete text from a document?

Select the text you want to delete and then simultaneously press the Ctrl/Alt/Delete keys on your keyboard.

Using your mouse, select (highlight) the text you want to delete and then press the Delete key on your keyboard.

Select the text you want to delete and then press the F9 key on your keyboard.