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people who use the computer directly or use the info it provides are called computer users, end users, or sometimes, just users

true

most devices connected to the computer communicate with the monitor to carry out a task

false

a photo printer converts data from the computer into a beam of light that is focused on a photo-conductor drum, forming the images to be printed

false

magnetic disks use magnetic particles to store items such as data, instructions, and info on a disk's surface

true

although CDs have large storage capacities, even a CD cant hold many of todays complex programs

true

a key advantage of word processing software is that users easily can make changes in documents, such as correcting spelling; changing margins'and adding, deleting, or relocating entire paragraphs

true

passive-matrix screens display high-quality color that is viewable from all angles

false

a new workbook opens with 3 worksheets, but additional worksheets can be adeed as long as your computer has enough memory to accommodate them

true

to identify a cell, specify the row number first followed by the column letter

false

all commands on the mini toolbar also exist on the ribbon

true

when text is longer then the width of the column, excel displays the overflow characters in adjacent cells to the right

true

text entered in a cell cant be realigned

false

the following entries are considered text: 401AX21, 921-231, 619 321, 883XTY

true

when the fill handle is used to copy a cell to adjacent cells, the range of cells receiving the copy is called the destination area or paste area

true

if each cell in a selected range is next to a row of numbers, excel assigns the SUM function to each cell in the selected range when the SUM button is clicked

true

excel can display characters in only 3 fonts colors: black, red and blue

false

if you save a workbook and then quit excel, all excel windows close

true

to use the name box to select any cell, click the name box and enter the cell reference of the cell you want to select

true

excel derives the chart scale based on the values in the worksheet along the vertical axis, also called the y-axis or value axis of the chart

true

with the range to the chart selected, click the column button on the ribbon tab to initiate drawing the chart

true

excel automatically selects the entries in the topmost row of a chart range as the titles for the horizontal axis of a chart, also called the x-axis or category axis

true

to use the autocalculate area, select the range of cells containing the numbers you want to check and then double-click the autocorrect area to display the status bar configuration shortcut menu

false

if a major error is made when typing data into a cell, click the cancel box in the formula bar or press the ESC key to erase the entire entry, and then reenter the data from the beginning

true

when using in-cell editing, to a character or adjacent characters you can use the mouse to drag through the character or characters and then press the DELETE key or click the cut button on the standard toolbar

true

in insert mode, excel replaces the character to the right of the insertion point with the character typed

false

in overtype mode, excel inserts the typed character and moves all the characters to the right of the typed character one position to the right

false

the redo button allows previous actions to be repeated

true

press the SPACEBAR to clear a cell

false

the arithmetic operator, ^, directs excel to perform the division operation

false

cell references in formulas must be entered in uppercase, and spaces cant be added before or after arithmetic operators

false

regardless of the length and complexity of a formula, using point mode to enter formulas always is slower and less accurate the using the keyboard

false

when a formula is copied, excel adjusts the cell references so the new formulas contain references corresponding to the new location and performs calculations using the appropriate values

true

a smart tag indicator is a block plus sign located in the center of the cell

false

the AVERAGE function requires that the arguement (the range) be included within parentheses before the function name

false

when point mode is used to enter a formula or function, the arrow keys can be used to complete the entry

false

excel has more than 400 functions

true

one of the least common mistakes made with excel is to include the wrong cell refernce in a formula

false

to use the range finder to verify that a formula contains the intended cell references, right-click the cell with the formula to be checked

false

excel does not allow the contents of a cell to be aligned vertically

false

the comma style button is located on the ribbon

true

when using conditional formatting, if the condition is true, then excel applies the formatting

true

with conditional formatting, if the value of the cell changes and no longer meets the specific condition, excel suppresses the condition formatting

true

a character is a dot on the screen that contains a color

false

a pixel is defiend as a letter, number, symbol, or puncuation mark in 10-point arial font, the default font by excel

false

the default row height in a blank worksheet is 12.75 points (or 17 pixels)

false

to skip correcting a word identified by the spell checker, click the ignore once button in the spelling dialog box

true

you can preview a worksheet using the print preview button on the menu bar

false

to import external data from a world wide web site, it is necessary to have access to the internet

true

when a workbook is sent as an attachment to an e-mail, the recipient can double-click the attachment to open it in excel, or save it on disk and then open it at a later time

true

when typing, the insertion point moves to the left, and when the end of a line is reached, it moves downward to the next line

false

the mouse pointer becomes different shapes depending on the task being performed in word and the pointers location on the screen

true

to remove the key tip badges shown in figure 1-4, press the ESC key until all the badges disappear

true

if word finds a potential error in a document, a red or green wavy underline flags the problem

true

a raised dot (.) shows where the ENTER key was pressed

false

each time the ENTER key is pressed, word creates a new paragraph

true

wordwrap forces you to stop typing words and press ENTER key at the end of each line

false

as you enter text in the word document window, you must press the ENTER key when the insertion point reaches the right margin

false

a document may wordwrap differently depending on the type of printer being used

true

if the computer is turned off or electrical power is lost, the document remains stored in the computers memory

false

paragraph formatting requires the paragraph to be selected prior to formatting

false

a single point is about 1/12 of an inch in height

false

word provides an undo button that can be used to cancel the most recent command or action

true

in addition to the basic solid underline, word has many decorative underlines that are available through the underline gallery

true

either the mouse or the keyboard can be used to scroll to a different location in a document

true

when using the keyboard to scroll, the insertion point remains stable

false

although text cant be seen once it scrolls off the screen, it remains in the document

true

a selected graphic can be resized using the shape height and shape width text boxes in the size group on the format tab in the picture tools tab

true

after a document is saved the first time, word automatically assigns a different file name each time it is saved subsequently

false

if you want to print multiple copies of a document, display the print dialog box by clicking the print button on the standard toolbar

false

to quit word, click the restore button on the right side of the title bar

false

word inserts text to the right of the insertion point

false

in word, the default typing mode is overtype mode

false

when used properly, the word knowledgebase system can increase productivity and reduce frustration by minimizing the time spent learning how to use word

false

although many different styles of documentation exist for report preparation, each style requires the same basic info

true

to follow the MLA style, single-space text on all pages with one and a half-inch top and bottom margins, and one-inch left and right margins

false

according to MLA style, on each page of the research paper, precede the page number by the title of the paper

false

using the MLA style of documentation, the title of the paper is center one double-space below the writers name and course info

true

in the MLA style, notes are used only for optional explanatory notes

false

the MLA style uses the term bibliographical references for works cited

false

to use click and type, you double-click a blank area of the document window

true

CTRL+B, CTRL+], and CTRL+U are all shortcut keys for formatting paragraphs

false

in addition to a predefined list of autocorrect spelling, capitalization, and grammar errors, you can create your own autocorrect entries to add to the list

true

to delete a note, select the note reference mark in the footnote text by dragging through the note reference mark, and then click the cut button on the home tab

false

to count words, click the word count indicator on the home tab to display the word count dialog box

false

if you add text, delete text, or modify text on a page, word recomputes the location of automatic page breaks and adjusts them accordingly

true

according to the MLA style, the first line of each entry on the works cited page begins at the left margin

true

word never moves or adjusts automatic page breaks; however, word adjusts manual page breaks that follow an automatic page break

false

the shortcut keys, CTRL+ENTER, instruct word to insert an automatic page break immediately above the insertion point and position the insertion point immediately below the automatic page break

false

when you drag the hanging indent marke, the left indent marker moves with it

true

the MLA style requires that the works cited be listed in alphabetic order by the authors last name or, if hte work has no author, by the works title

true

when you point to an icon on the select browse object menu, word displays the associated command name at the top of the menu

true

to move the text, you first select the text to be moved and then use drag-and-drop editing or the cut-and-paste technique to move the selected text

true

if you have multiple custom dictionaries, you can specify which one word should use when checking spelling

true

from within word, you can search through various forms of reference info

true

while plagiarism is unethical, it is not considered an academic crime

false

you can use the ignore all button in the spelling and grammar dialog box

true

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