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PowerPoint 2 Practice



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Studies show people remember at least ____ more information when the document they are seeing or reading contains visual elements.
a.
one-fourth
c.
one-fifth
b.
one-half
d.
one-third
 

 2. 

____ help clarify and emphasize details, so they appeal to audience members with differing backgrounds, reading levels, attention spans, and motivations.
a.
Icons
c.
Graphics
b.
Outlines
d.
Typefaces
 

 3. 

PowerPoint displays many ____ that are varied and appealing and give you an excellent start at designing a presentation.
a.
icons
c.
advertisements
b.
themes
d.
catalogs
 

 4. 

The ____ introduces the presentation to the audience.
a.
placeholder
c.
first word of each paragraph
b.
thumbnail
d.
title slide
 

 5. 

A photo's color intensity can be modified by changing the brightness and ____.
a.
graphics
c.
thumbnail
b.
color
d.
contrast
 

 6. 

A ____ is a named group of formatting characteristics.
a.
plan
c.
set
b.
style
d.
group
 

 7. 

____ determines the overall lightness or darkness of an entire image.
a.
Contrast
c.
Style
b.
Color
d.
Brightness
 

 8. 

____ is the difference between the darkest and lightest areas of an image.
a.
Contrast
c.
Style
b.
Color
d.
Brightness
 
 
nar001-1.jpg
 

 9. 

The Picture Styles gallery, shown in the accompanying figure, is displayed by clicking the More button located on the ____.
a.
(PICTURE TOOLS FORMAT tab | Picture Styles group)
b.
(DESIGN tab | Picture Styles group)
c.
(PICTURE STYLES FORMAT tab | Picture Tools group)
d.
(VIEW tab | See Styles group)
 

 10. 

The difference between the effects and the styles is that each effect has several ____, providing you with more control over the exact look of the image.
a.
levels
c.
options
b.
layers
d.
accents
 

 11. 

The Picture Effects button is located on the ____, as shown in the accompanying figure.
a.
(PICTURE TOOLS FORMAT tab | Picture Styles group)
b.
(DRAWING TOOLS FORMAT tab | Picture Styles group)
c.
(DESIGN TOOLS FORMAT tab | Picture Styles group)
d.
(FORMATTING TOOLS tab | Picture Styles group)
 

 12. 

One method of getting the audience's attention and reinforcing the major concepts being presented is to have ____ on the title slide.
a.
accents
c.
textual elements
b.
graphical elements
d.
hyperlinks
 

 13. 

PowerPoint provides a wide variety of ____ shapes that can add visual interest to a slide.
a.
predefined
c.
complex
b.
enhanced
d.
accented
 

 14. 

Many of the shapes included in the ____ gallery can direct the viewer to important aspects of the presentation.
a.
Graphics
c.
Boxes
b.
Shapes
d.
Background
 

 15. 

Monitor dimensions and resolution affect how ____ display on the ribbon.
a.
shapes
c.
designs
b.
buttons
d.
figures
 

 16. 

To change a selected shape’s height or width to a specific value, type the value in the Height or Width text boxes on the ____.
a.
(DRAWING TOOLS FORMAT tab | Size group)
b.
(SHAPE TOOLS FORMAT tab | Size group)
c.
(INSERT tab | Size group)
d.
(HOME tab | Size group)
 

 17. 

Formatting text in a shape follows the same techniques as formatting text in a ____.
a.
Smart Guide
c.
placeholder
b.
gallery
d.
ribbon
 

 18. 

____ is a font that resembles the letters that typewriters produced.
a.
Typewriter
c.
Typewriter New
b.
Courier
d.
Courier New
 
 
nar002-1.jpg
 

 19. 

As shown in the accompanying figure, tap or click the ____ arrow to display the Font gallery.
a.
Clip Art
c.
Shapes
b.
Font
d.
Courier New
 

 20. 

Adding a ____ to text adds depth and helps the letters display prominently.
a.
sizing handle
c.
font
b.
shadow
d.
shape
 

 21. 

To save time and avoid formatting errors, you can use the ____ to apply custom formatting to other places in your presentation quickly and easily.
a.
Format Designer
c.
Format Shaper
b.
Formatter
d.
Format Painter
 

 22. 

____ allows you to type new text or convert existing text to WordArt.
a.
WordArt styles
c.
WordArt preview
b.
WordArt effects
d.
WordArt gallery
 

 23. 

WordArt ____ in the interior of a letter can consist of a solid color, texture, picture, or gradient.
a.
fill
c.
glow
b.
style
d.
depth
 

 24. 

The WordArt ____ is the exterior border surrounding each letter or symbol.
a.
effect
c.
depth
b.
fill
d.
outline
 

 25. 

PowerPoint increased the weight of a line in ____ increments.
a.
one-tenth
c.
one-fourth
b.
one-eighth
d.
one-third
 

 26. 

To delete WordArt text outline, click ____ in the Text Outline gallery.
a.
Delete Outline
c.
Reverse Outline
b.
No Outline
d.
Invisible Outline
 

 27. 

Solid ____ is one color used throughout the entire slide.
a.
grain
c.
content
b.
fill
d.
substance
 

 28. 

____ is one color shade gradually progressing to another shade of the same color or to another color.
a.
Gradual fill
c.
Seamless fill
b.
Shaded fill
d.
Gradient fill
 

 29. 

____ allows you to see through the background, so that any text on the slide is visible.
a.
Opaqueness
c.
Transparency
b.
Ambiguity
d.
Transversely
 

 30. 

A background feature called ____ allows you to move the background from the slide borders in varying distances by a percentage.
a.
offsets
c.
reduction
b.
onsets
d.
expansion
 

 31. 

____ adds designs that repeat in rows across a slide.
a.
Solid fill
c.
Gradient fill
b.
Pattern fill
d.
Texture fill
 

 32. 

You can use ____ options to repeat a background image many times vertically and horizontally on a slide.
a.
formatting
c.
tiling
b.
duplicating
d.
arranging
 

 33. 

You can change the transparency of a picture used as a slide’s background with the ____.
a.
Transparency tab
c.
Transparency button
b.
Transparency menu
d.
Transparency slider
 
 
nar003-1.jpg
 

 34. 

Tap or click the Texture button to display the ____ gallery, as shown in the accompanying figure.
a.
Fill
c.
Texture
b.
Shapes
d.
Design
 

 35. 

The ____ feature automatically locates specific text and then replaces it with desired text.
a.
Locator
c.
Replacer
b.
Find and Replace
d.
Locate and Replace
 

 36. 

To instruct PowerPoint to confirm each change, click the Find Next button in the ____ dialog box.
a.
Update
c.
Replace
b.
Relocate
d.
Find
 

 37. 

If you accidentally replace the wrong text, just click the Undo button on the ____.
a.
status bar
c.
File tab
b.
Quick Access Toolbar
d.
mini toolbar
 

 38. 

A word with a meaning similar to that of another word is called a ____.
a.
synonym
c.
replacer
b.
thesaurus
d.
duplicate
 

 39. 

You can type and format notes in the ____ pane.
a.
Format
c.
Type
b.
Notes
d.
Extra
 

 40. 

The Notes pane is ____ until you tap or click the Notes button on the status bar to open the pane.
a.
visible
c.
highlighted
b.
hidden
d.
outlined
 

Multiple Response
Identify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
 
 
Modified Multiple Choice
 

 1. 

Which of the following is a picture effect that PowerPoint provides?
 a.
shadows
 c.
glow
 b.
reflections
 d.
soft edges
 

 2. 

Which of the following are PowerPoint shape elements?
 a.
arrows
 c.
flowchart symbols
 b.
equation shapes
 d.
border colors
 

 3. 

After adding a shape to a slide, you can change its default characteristics by adding ____.
 a.
text
 c.
numbers
 b.
bullets
 d.
styles
 

 4. 

Which of the following formatting options are available for text inside a shape?
 a.
font
 c.
alignment
 b.
font color
 d.
font size
 

 5. 

WordArt styles allow you to add ____.
 a.
fills
 c.
outlines
 b.
shapes
 d.
effects
 

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Researchers have known for decades that documents with visual elements are more effective than those that consist of only text.
 

 2. 

Graphics in documents help clarify and emphasize details so they appeal to audience members with different backgrounds.
 
 
nar005-1.jpg
 

 3. 

The text in the accompanying figure shows shapes inserted and formatted.
 

 4. 

PowerPoint displays a few themes that are similar to one another.
 

 5. 

It is not possible to use keywords to search for themes.
 

 6. 

Some slide layouts do not have a content placeholder.
 

 7. 

A photo's color intensity can be modified by changing the brightness and content.
 

 8. 

Contrast is the difference between the darkest and lightest areas of an image.
 

 9. 

Live preview is available on a touch screen.
 

 10. 

A style is a named group of formatting characteristics.
 

 11. 

It is not possible to make a line width more than 6 pt.
 

 12. 

All slide layouts have a content placeholder.
 

 13. 

PowerPoint provides only three picture effects.
 

 14. 

PowerPoint provides a wide variety of predefined shapes that can add visual interest to a slide.
 

 15. 

After adding a shape to a slide, you cannot change its default characteristics.
 

 16. 

The pointer changes to a plus shape to indicate that an item has been added to the Clipboard.
 

 17. 

Shapes in the Shapes gallery can be combined to show relationships among the elements.
 

 18. 

It is not possible to add a shadow to text.
 

 19. 

Format Painter cannot be used to copy only character attributes.
 

 20. 

To copy both character attributes and paragraph attributes, such as alignment and indentation, select the entire paragraph.
 

 21. 

A background is considered fill.
 

 22. 

Gradient fill is one color shade gradually progressing to another shade of the same color or one color progressing to another color.
 

 23. 

Adjusting a fill’s gradient allows you to see through the background so that any text on a slide is visible.
 

 24. 

Texture fills are available to add as a slide background.
 

 25. 

You can change a background gradient after applying it.
 

Modified True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false. If false, change the identified word or phrase to make the statement true.
 

 1. 

Researchers have known for decades that documents with visual elements are less effective than those that consist of only text.

____________________

 

 2. 

A photo's color intensity can be modified by changing the brightness and contrast.

____________________

 

 3. 

The brightness and contrast are changed in predefined numeric increments.

____________________

 

 4. 

A set is a named group of formatting characteristics.

____________________

 

 5. 

The list of available fonts in the Fonts gallery may differ, depending on what fonts you have installed and the type of printer you are using.

____________________

 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 1. 

People remember at least _________________________ more information when the document they are seeing or reading contains visual elements.
 

 

 2. 

The brightness and contrast of an image are changed in ____________________ percentage increments.
 

 

 3. 

____________________ determines the overall lightness or darkness of an entire image.
 

 

 4. 

A(n) ____________________ is a named group of formatting characteristics.
 

 

 5. 

PowerPoint may change how the groups and buttons within the groups appear on the Ribbon, depending on the computer’s screen ____________________.
 

 

 6. 

With a touch screen, you can maintain a shape's original proportion by dragging one of the corner ____________________.
 

 

 7. 

Formatting text in a shape follows the same techniques as formatting text in a(n) ____________________.
 

 

 8. 

When formatting text in a shape, you can change font, font color and size, and ____________________.
 

 

 9. 

____________________ is the content that makes up the interior of a shape.
 

 

 10. 

____________________ is a background feature that allows you to move the background from the slide borders in varying distances by percentages.
 

 

 11. 

____________________ repeat the background image many times vertically and horizontally on a slide.
 

 

 12. 

With tiling options, the smaller the ____________________, the greater the number of times an image is repeated.
 

 

 13. 

____________________ uses a specific file or an image that simulates a material, such as cork, granite, marble, or canvas.
 

 

 14. 

You can tap or click the up or down arrows in the Transparency box to move the ____________________ slider in the Format Background dialog box in one-percent increments.
 

 

 15. 

For each theme, PowerPoint provides 30 preset gradient fills with ____________________ designs for each of the six major theme colors.
 

 

 16. 

The ____________________ feature automatically locates specific text and then replaces it with desired text.
 

 

 17. 

In the Replace dialog box, clicking the ____________________ button changes highlighted text.
 

 

 18. 

PowerPoint provides a(n) ____________________, a list of synonyms and antonyms, to help you find replacement words.
 

 

 19. 

Pressing the _________________________ button when a word is highlighted on the Spelling pane causes PowerPoint to flag that word again if it appears later in the document.
 

 

 20. 

The number location on a slide is determined by the presentation ____________________.
 

 

Matching
 
 
Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the example.
a.
brightness
f.
Format Painter
b.
contrast
g.
CTRL+SHIFT+F
c.
WordArt
h.
ESC
d.
outline
i.
synonym
e.
effect
j.
solid fill
 

 1. 

The difference between the darkest and lightest areas of an image
 

 2. 

Helps add emphasis or depth to characters
 

 3. 

Determines overall lightness or darkness of an entire image
 

 4. 

Open the Font dialog box
 

 5. 

Copy all formatting changes from one object to another
 

 6. 

Press to turn off the Format Painter
 

 7. 

In WordArt, the exterior border surrounding a letter or symbol
 

 8. 

Gallery of decorative effects
 

 9. 

Word similar in meaning
 

 10. 

One color used throughout an entire slide
 

Essay
 

 1. 

How can I use handouts to organize my speech?
 

 2. 

What are the general guidelines to follow when enhancing a presentation with pictures, shapes, and WordArt?
 

 3. 

Describe how to use the Format Painter to copy formatting.
 

Case
 
 
Critical Thinking Questions
Case 2-1


You are planning a new presentation on marketing that you will deliver to your Intro to Business class.
 

 1. 

PowerPoint displays many themes that are varied and appealing and give you an excellent start at designing a presentation. However, you have a specific topic and design concept and could use some assistance in starting to develop the presentation. You ____.

a. create your own templatec. use WordArt
b. give careful thought to slide textd. can search for one of Microsoft’s ready-made presentations or browse one of the predefined categories
 

 2. 

You also want to capture the audience's attention with the title slide. You decide to ____.

a. arrange the slides in portrait orientationc. add speaker notes to all the slides
b. use text and an illustrationd. add a closing slide
 
 
Critical Thinking Questions
Case 2-2


You have finally completed the new product announcement presentation for the next sales department meeting. After reviewing the slides by running a slide show, you decide that the new product photograph on slide 3 does not have the right emphasis.
 

 3. 

You think that rounding the edges of the photograph would enhance its appearance. You round the edges by applying a picture ____.

a. backgroundc. style
b. borderd. effect
 

 4. 

The new product picture on slide 3 has no border. You add one by tapping or clicking the Picture Border arrow on the ____.

a. (PICTURE TOOLS FORMAT tab | Picture Styles group)c. (PICTURE TOOLS FORMAT tab | Format Picture group)
b. (DRAWING TOOLS FORMAT tab | Shapes Styles group)d. (INSERT tab | Colors and Lines group)
 



 
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