PowerPoint Basics:

Title: Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101

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1.   The area on a slide that holds text that will appear in the presentation outline is a _____.

  a.  textbox

 b.  placeholder

 c.  bullet point

 d.  title box

2. Which of the following is NOT a print layout choice?

   a. one slide per page

   b. just the outline

   c. 3 slides per page with lines for notes

  d.  just the Notes without the slides

3. To remove the bullet from a line of bulleted text, you can click in the line of text and _____.

 a.  use the key combo CTRL + SHIFT + Z.

 b.  press the Enter key

 c.  press the Delete key

 d.  click the Bullets button

 e.  all of the above

4.  PowerPoint can automatically reduce the size of your text when there are too many characters to fit into the placeholder. This feature is called _____.

   a.  AutoCorrect

   b.  AutoFit

 c.  AutoLayout

 d.  AutoAlign

5.   To easily find a presentation that you were working on earlier today, you could _____.

 a.  open the File menu and look at the recent documents at the bottom of the menu

 b.  look at the top of the New Presentation task pane (2002) or at the bottom of the Getting Started pane (2003)

  c.  click on the Windows Start menu and then on Documents or My Recent Documents

 d.  all of the above

6.  Spell Check will find errors in which of the following?

   a.  It in a beautiful, sunny day.

   b.  It is a beautiful sunny.

   c.  It isa beautiful, sunny day.

 d.  Is a beautiful sunny day.

 e.  all of the above.

7.   The Print dialog does NOT allow you to choose _____.

   a.  a print layout

   b.  page orientation

   c.   which slides to print

   d.   a printer

8.  The double arrow     at the right end of a toolbar means _____.

   a.  you can drag the toolbar from here to make it float

   b.  the Help button is hidden to the right

   c.  the toolbar is floating

   d.  there are hidden buttons

9.   To create a new blank presentation you could _____ .

   a.  click on the New button

   b. use the File | New command

   c.  both of the  above

 d.  none of the above

10. In a Slide Show to view an onscreen menu of commands to control the show you could _____. 

 a.  press the F1 button

 b.  click the arrow button at the bottom left of the screen

 c. press the ESC key

 d. right click anywhere on the screen.

 e. b or d.

 f. all of the above.