Unit 9. Basic word processing skills

Unit 9: Self-test

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True or false

  1. Formatting a document – making revisions to a document, focusing on correcting errors, improving the accuracy of language, rearranging, making words and sentences clearer, more effective, etc.
  2. To select a paragraph: double-click the paragraph.
  3. To delete text to the left of the insertion point: press the backspace key on the keyboard.
  4. Text Justification / alignment refers to how the left and right edges of a paragraph align on a page.
  5. Left-justification: align text along the left side (ragged on the left).
  6. Bold – a typeface that makes an image thicker than the regular one.
  7. Line spacing – the space between lines of text in a paragraph / document. Line spacing can make a document looks cleaner and easy to read.

Fill in the blank

  1. [Blank] refers the use of a program running on a computer that allows users to create, edit, format, and store documents.
  2. To select any amount of text: click and drag the [blank] over the text to highlight it.
  3. Cut removes the selected data from its [blank] position.
  4. A [blank] is a device that is usually connected to a computer in order to transfer the text and graphic information to paper.
  5. Formatting refers to the [blank] of a document. It is the shape, size, form, style, typeface, general arrangement, etc. of a document.
  6. [Blank]-justification: text is aligned to neither the left side nor right.
  7. Italics – a type style with characters that slope to the [blank]. Italic is often used to emphasize a particular word, sentence, or particular part of a document.
  8. Underline – add a line [blank] the text, in order to show its importance and draw attention to the text.
  9. The user can click [blank] menu / button in Word to initiate a search, display the help resources, and aid the user in his / her task.

Multiple choice

  1. [Blank]-click refers to quickly click the left mouse button twice on any folder, file, or program to open it.
    1. right
    2. double
    3. left
    4. all of the above
  2. To select a [blank]: double-click the word.
    1. document
    2. word
    3. paragraph
    4. all of the above
  3. [Blank] refers to the arrangement of text, graphics, pictures, and other elements on a page. It describes how each page of a document will appear when it is printed.
    1. formatting
    2. editing
    3. page layout
    4. all of the above
  4. Basic page layout properties:
    1. the number of columns
    2. how headers and footers appear
    3. document margins
    4. all of the above
  5. Justify (full justification): align text along the [blank].
    1. both left and right sides
    2. centre
    3. right side
    4. all of the above
  6. [Blank] is a small text box appearing when the mouse point rest on a command, icon, button, etc. It displays the name of the item and sometimes a brief description of its function and the shortcut key for the command.
    1. formatting
    2. page layout
    3. ScreenTip
    4. all of the above


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