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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?

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There are two main options for opening a Word document: you can select File/New or File/Open from the main Menu Bar. If you select File/Open, how does Word respond?

A directory opens where you can select a Word template.

The last file you worked on opens in "full screen reading" mode.

Word displays the Open window. The Open window lists documents you can click on to open. It also lists directories you can navigate to find and open a document. You normally use the File/Open command to open an existing document.


There are several ways to initiate printing. What is one way to instruct Word to print a document?

Save the document to the Printer (PRTR) directory where it will automatically be sent to the printer.

Select Insert/File and select the printer to which you want to send the file. The file is automatically sent to this printer.

Click the Print icon (the icon that looks like a printer) in the Standard toolbar.


There are several methods for copying and pasting text and paragraphs in a Word document. What is one way to copy a paragraph and paste it in another location in your document?

Highlight the paragraph using your mouse and then select Edit/Copy from the Main Menu. Position your curser where you want to paste the paragraph. Then select Edit/Paste from the Main Menu. A copy of the paragraph will be inserted where your curser is loc

Highlight the paragraph using your mouse and then select Edit/Copy from the Main Menu. Position your curser where you want to paste the paragraph. Then select Window/Split from the Main Menu. The text is split into two copies and one copy is inserted wher

Highlight the paragraph using your mouse and then select Edit/Copy from the Main Menu. Position your curser where you want to paste the paragraph. Then select Insert/Field from the Main Menu. A copy of the paragraph will be inserted where your curser is l


At the bottom of the Styles and Formatting task pane there is a box call Show with a pull down menu. The menu items include: Available styles, Styles in use, All styles, and Custom. If you were to select Styles in use, which styles would you see listed in

All the styles available in the template and which can be used in the document.

All the styles available in the template and which can be used in the document.

Only the styles that are currently applied in the document.


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.


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.


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.


If your manager wanted you to capture all of the information in a document, but did not want any of the drawings or photos, and did not want the captured information to be formatted with headings, bold text, different fonts, etc., what would you do?

Open the document then save it as a Rich Text Format (.rtf) file using the File/Save As command. This would remove all formatting, drawings, photos and produce a document containing plain text.

Open the document then click the Save icon (image of a floppy disk) on the Standard toolbar. The document will be saved in a .gif file format that you can open later as a plain text file.

Open the document then save it as a Plain Text (.txt) file using the File/Save As command. This would remove all formatting, drawings, photos and produce a document containing plain text.


If you wanted to make numerous changes to the formatting of text, you can highlight the text, right click on it, and then select Font from the context menu that opens. This opens the Font window where you can change formatting such as the text font, size,

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