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Word 2 Practice



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 
 
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 1. 

When using the MLA style, position in-text parenthetical references either at the _____, as shown in the accompanying figure.
a.
top of the page as headnotes or at the end of the paper as endnotes
b.
bottom of the page as footnotes or at the end of the paper as endnotes
c.
top of the page as headnotes or at the beginning of the paper as frontnotes
d.
bottom of the page as footnotes or at the beginning of the paper as frontnotes
 

 2. 

On the works cited page, list works by each author’s last name, as shown in the accompanying figure, or, if the author's name is not available, by the _____.
a.
title of the source
c.
date of the source
b.
publisher
d.
MLA citation number
 

 3. 

A note reference mark signals that an explanatory note exists at the bottom of the page as a(n) ____, as shown in the accompanying figure.
a.
keynote
c.
endnote
b.
citation
d.
footnote
 

 4. 

By default, the Normal style places ____ points of blank space after each paragraph.
a.
8
c.
12
b.
10
d.
14
 

 5. 

By default, the Normal style inserts a vertical space equal to ____ line(s) between each line of text.
a.
1
c.
2
b.
1.08
d.
2.15
 

 6. 

If the top of a set of characters is chopped off, the problem may be that the line spacing is set to ____.
a.
Exactly
c.
About
b.
Cut
d.
Near
 

 7. 

Headers and footers can include text and graphics, as well as the _____.
a.
current date
c.
current time
b.
page number
d.
all of the above
 

 8. 

Headers print in the top margin ____ inch from the top of every page.
a.
one-quarter
c.
three-quarters of a(n)
b.
one-half
d.
one
 

 9. 

Each time the _____ key is pressed, the paragraph formatting in the previous paragraph is carried forward to the next paragraph.
a.
ENTER
c.
CTRL
b.
SHIFT
d.
ALT
 

 10. 

The ____ shortcut keys remove character formatting.
a.
CTRL+0 (zero)
c.
CTRL+SPACEBAR
b.
CTRL+I
d.
CTRL+U
 

 11. 

The ____ shortcut keys underline words, and not spaces.
a.
CTRL+U
c.
CTRL+SHIFT+W
b.
CTRL+W
d.
CTRL+SHIFT+PLUS SIGN
 

 12. 

The shortcut keys for the _____ character formatting are CTRL+SHIFT+PLUS SIGN.
a.
case of letters
c.
superscript
b.
underline words, not spaces
d.
all capital letters
 

 13. 

The shortcut keys used to left-align a paragraph are ____.
a.
CTRL+J
c.
CTRL+L
b.
ALT+J
d.
ALT+L
 

 14. 

The shortcut keys used to center a paragraph are ____.
a.
CTRL+T
c.
CTRL+SHIFT+T
b.
CTRL+M
d.
CTRL+E
 

 15. 

To decrease a font size, use the ____ shortcut keys.
a.
CTRL+<
c.
CTRL+<
b.
CTRL+SHIFT+<
d.
CTRL+SHIFT+>
 

 16. 

To right-align a paragraph, use the ____ shortcut keys.
a.
CTRL+T
c.
CTRL+R
b.
CTRL+M
d.
CTRL+K
 

 17. 

To increase a paragraph indent, use the _____ shortcut keys.
a.
CTRL+L
c.
CTRL+1
b.
CTRL+E
d.
CTRL+M
 

 18. 

Although you can use a dialog box to indent paragraphs, Word provides a quicker way through the ____.
a.
Quick Access Toolbar
c.
vertical ruler
b.
Office Button menu
d.
horizontal ruler
 

 19. 

The _____ feature automatically corrects typing, spelling, capitalization, or grammar errors as you type them.
a.
AutoEntry
c.
AutoAdd
b.
AutoCorrect
d.
AutoSpell
 

 20. 

If you want to remove the AutoCorrect Options button from the screen, you can press the ____ key.
a.
ESC
c.
CTRL
b.
F5
d.
SHIFT
 

 21. 

If you do not want to keep a change automatically made by Word and you immediately notice the automatic correction, you can undo the change by clicking the Undo button on the ____.
a.
Office Button menu
c.
ribbon
b.
Quick Access Toolbar
d.
any of the above
 

 22. 

The rule when using MLA style is to press the SPACEBAR ____ time(s) after periods, colons, and other punctuation marks.
a.
one
c.
three
b.
two
d.
either A or B
 

 23. 

A(n) ____ is a placeholder for data whose contents can change.
a.
attribute
c.
field
b.
element
d.
value
 

 24. 

A tag name is an identifier that links a(n) ____ to a source.
a.
citation
c.
attribute
b.
index
d.
field
 

 25. 

Footnote text is _____.
a.
double-spaced, right-aligned, and a smaller font size than the text in the research paper
b.
double-spaced, left-aligned, and the same font size as the text in the research paper
c.
double-spaced, left-aligned, and a smaller font size than the text in the research paper
d.
single-spaced, left-aligned, and a smaller font size than the text in the research paper
 

 26. 

One way to delete a note is to tap or click immediately to the left of the note reference mark in the document text and then press the ____ key twice.
a.
BACKSPACE
c.
ESC
b.
DELETE
d.
F3
 

 27. 

The Word Count dialog box displays the number of words as well as the number of _____ in the current document.
a.
lines
c.
paragraphs
b.
characters
d.
all of the above
 

 28. 

Automatic page breaks are determined by ____.
a.
paper size
c.
margin settings
b.
line spacing
d.
all of the above
 

 29. 

According to the MLA style, the _____ is a list of sources that are referenced directly in a research paper.
a.
parenthetical citations page
c.
explanatory notes page
b.
works cited page
d.
superscript reference page
 

 30. 

Which of the following is a bibliographic source?
a.
map
c.
letter
b.
memo
d.
all of the above
 

 31. 

Word shades fields ____ on the screen.
a.
blue
c.
green
b.
gray
d.
tan
 

 32. 

The Office ____ is a temporary storage area.
a.
Warehouse
c.
Storehouse
b.
Clipboard
d.
Gallery
 

 33. 

____ is the process of copying an item from the Office Clipboard into the document at the location of the insertion point.
a.
Clipping
c.
Pasting
b.
Dragging
d.
Dropping
 

 34. 

With ____ editing, Word automatically displays a Paste Options button near the pasted or moved text.
a.
drag-and-drop
c.
copy-and-carry
b.
inline
d.
cut-and-paste
 

 35. 

To search for a special character, use the ____ button in the expanded Find dialog box.
a.
Characters
c.
Options
b.
Special
d.
Advanced
 

 36. 

To search for formatting or a special character, click the _____ button to expand the Find dialog box.
a.
Additional searching
c.
More
b.
Find more
d.
Search options
 

 37. 

A thesaurus can be used to look up a(n) _____, or a word similar in meaning to a given word.
a.
synonym
c.
antonym
b.
homonym
d.
metronym
 

 38. 

A(n) ____ is a book of synonyms.
a.
dictionary
c.
index
b.
glossary
d.
thesaurus
 

 39. 

One way to add a correctly spelled word to the custom dictionary is to tap or click the ____ button in the Spelling and Grammar dialog box.
a.
Add to Dictionary
c.
Add to Custom
b.
New Entry
d.
Custom Entry
 

 40. 

When you install Word, it selects a series of ____ that it searches through when you use the Research task pane.
a.
dialogs
c.
indices
b.
pathways
d.
services
 

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

 1. 

The first draft of a research paper should include ____.
 a.
an introduction
 c.
the body
 b.
a conclusion
 d.
sources
 

 2. 

Sources should be evaluated for ____.
 a.
efficacy
 c.
authority
 b.
currency
 d.
accuracy
 

 3. 

You can use the rulers to ____.
 a.
set tab stops
 c.
format characters
 b.
change page margins
 d.
adjust column widths
 

 4. 

____ is/are required information for a citation for a book in MLA style.
 a.
Full name of author(s)
 c.
Page numbers
 b.
Edition (if available)
 d.
Publication city
 

 5. 

____ is required information for a citation for a Web site in MLA style.
 a.
Date viewed
 c.
Title of Web site
 b.
Page numbers
 d.
Web site publisher or sponsor
 

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

 1. 

Although a variety of different styles of documentation exist for report preparation, each style requires the same basic information.
 

 2. 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

In the APA documentation style, a separate title page is required instead of placing name and course information on the paper's first page.
 

 5. 

In the MLA style, notes are used only for optional content or bibliographic notes.
 

 6. 

The MLA style uses the term bibliographical references for works cited.
 

 7. 

To place your name to the left of the page number as required by the MLA style, you must create a header that contains the page number.
 

 8. 

While plagiarism is unethical, it is not considered an academic crime.
 

 9. 

To use Click and Type, you right-click a blank area of the document window.
 

 10. 

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

 11. 

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.
 

 12. 

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.
 

 13. 

To count words, click the Word Count indicator on the HOME tab to display the Word Count dialog box.
 

 14. 

If you add text, delete text, or modify text on a page, Word recalculates the location of automatic page breaks and adjusts them accordingly.
 

 15. 

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

 16. 

The MLA style requires that the works cited be listed in alphabetical order by the author’s last name or, if the work has no author, by the work’s title.
 

 17. 

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

 18. 

The shortcut keys, CTRL+ENTER, instruct Word to insert a manual page break.
 

 19. 

A bibliography lists all publication information about the source.
 

 20. 

A manual page break is also known as a soft page break.
 

 21. 

To apply a style to a paragraph, the first step is to position the insertion point in the paragraph.
 

 22. 

You can use the Ignore All button to ignore the current and all future occurrences of a flagged word.
 

 23. 

From within Word, you can search through various forms of reference information.
 

 24. 

If you have multiple custom dictionaries, you can specify which one Word should use when checking spelling.
 

 25. 

You can use the Copy and Paste commands to copy information from the Research task pane into your document.
 

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. 

Line spacing is the amount of space above and below a paragraph. _________________________

 

 2. 

A(n) footer is text and/or graphics that print at the bottom of every page. _________________________

 

 3. 

The conclusion, which follows the introduction, consists of several paragraphs that support the topic. _________________________

 

 4. 

Word has many Quick Access keys for your convenience while typing. _________________________

 

 5. 

If your hand is on the keyboard, use the ribbon for formatting. _________________________

 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 1. 

The MLA style uses in-text ____________________ instead of noting each source at the bottom of the page or at the end of the paper.
 

 

 2. 

The MLA style uses the term ____________________ for the bibliographical list of sources.
 

 

 3. 

____________________ is the amount of vertical space between lines of text in a document.
 

 

 4. 

The MLA documentation style requires that you ____________________ the entire research paper; that is, one blank line should display between each line of text.
 

 

 5. 

A(n) ____________________ is text and/or graphics printed at the top of each page in a document.
 

 

 6. 

The ____________________ and Type feature can be used to format and enter text, graphics, and other items.
 

 

 7. 

As you move the Click and Type pointer around the document, the icon changes to represent ____________________ that will be applied if you double-click at that location.
 

 
 
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 8. 

Word can be instructed to indent the first line of a paragraph, creating a(n)first-line indent, as shown in the accompanying figure, using the ____________________ ruler.
 

 

 9. 

The ____________________ is the top triangle at the 0" mark on the horizontal ruler shown in the accompanying figure.
 

 

 10. 

The small square at the 0" mark on the horizontal ruler shown in the accompanying figure is the ____________________, which can be used to change the entire left margin.
 

 

 11. 

The ____________________ is the bottom triangle at the 0" mark on the horizontal ruler shown in the accompanying figure.
 

 

 12. 

Word provides a(n) ____________________ feature that automatically corrects some typing, spelling, capitalization, or grammar errors as they are typed in a document.
 

 

 13. 

When the ____________________ is clicked, Word displays a menu that allows a correction to be undone or changes how Word handles future automatic corrections of this type.
 

 

 14. 

Word automatically numbers notes sequentially by placing a(n) ____________________ in the body of the document and also to the left of the note text.
 

 

 15. 

As documents that exceed one page are typed, Word automatically inserts page breaks called ____________________, when it determines the text has filled one page according to paper size, margin settings, line spacing, and other settings.
 

 

 16. 

Because page repagination is performed between keystrokes, Word refers to the task of creating automatic page breaks as ____________________.
 

 

 17. 

Because the works cited are to display on a separate numbered page, a(n) ____________________ must be inserted at a specific location following the body of a research paper.
 

 

 18. 

A(n) ____________________ is a type of paragraph formatting in which the first line extends to the left of the rest of the paragraph.
 

 

 19. 

While ____________________, you review a document to look for grammatical errors and spelling errors.
 

 

 20. 

The ____________________ displays when you drag-and-drop text and allows you to change the format of the text that was moved.
 

 

Matching
 
 
Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition.
a.
parenthetical references
f.
vertical ruler
b.
works cited
g.
AutoCorrect
c.
header
h.
field
d.
Click and Type
i.
endnote
e.
shortcut keys
j.
tag name
 

 1. 

Used in MLA style instead of noting each source at the bottom of the page.
 

 2. 

The bibliographic list of sources at the end of an MLA-styled research paper.
 

 3. 

Text and graphics that prints at the top of each page in a document.
 

 4. 

Used to format text as you type it.
 

 5. 

Used to format and enter text, graphics, and other items.
 

 6. 

An identifier that links a citation to a source.
 

 7. 

Explanatory note that exists at the end of a document.
 

 8. 

A placeholder for data whose contents can change.
 

 9. 

Word feature that fixes errors as you type them in the document.
 

 10. 

Displays along the left edge of the Word window.
 

Essay
 

 1. 

Explain in detail what it means to evaluate sources and what the criteria for evaluation are.
 

 2. 

What are the questions to ask yourself as you proofread and revise a research paper?
 

 3. 

List the general guidelines to follow as you create a research paper.
 

Case
 
 
Critical Thinking Questions
Case 2-1

Your friend Riley knows that you have a lot of experience with proofreading works cited pages from your time as a graduate student and now as a professional researcher.
 

 1. 

Riley brings to you the research paper on which she is currently working. Which of the following is a correct and complete citation for a book?

a. Connors, Jack. Dreaming of Jeannie. 4th edition. Volume 2. 2010.
b. Santos, Matthew, and Joshua Lyman. How to Run (and Win) a Presidential Campaign. Houston: GOP Publishing, 2011.
c. Shelly, Gary B. “How a GPS Works.” Computing in Today’s World March 2011: 34-42.
d. Hutton, Laura. Effective Management for the 21st Century. Albuquerque: Manhattan Publishers.
 

 2. 

Her most recent research paper is the first example of a paper on which Riley has worked that will use websites as sources. Can you help her indicate which of the following is a correct and complete citation for a website?

a. Cashman, Thomas J. How a USB Flash Drive Works. Course Technology. 14 April 2011. <www.scsite.com/wd2010/pr2/wc.htm>
b. Cashman, Thomas J. Course Technology. 14 April 2011. <www.scsite.com/wd2010/pr2/wc.htm>
c. Cashman, Thomas J. How a USB Flash Drive Works. Course Technology. <www.scsite.com/wd2010/pr2/wc.htm>
d. None of the citations above is correct.
 
 
Critical Thinking Questions
Case 2-2

A new colleague of yours has been eyeing your computer skills with envy, as you seem to know all of the shortcuts. He wants to know what your “secret” is.
 

 3. 

Which of the following allows you to remove character formatting?

a. Press and hold down the CTRL key and then click the paragraph.
b. Move the mouse to the left of the first line until the mouse pointer changes to a right-pointing block arrow and then click.
c. Move the mouse to the left of the text until the mouse pointer changes to a right-pointing block arrow and then triple-click.
d. Press the CTRL+SPACEBAR keys.
 

 4. 

Which of the following keys do you recommend to your colleague for adding a hanging indent?

a. CTRL+Hc. ALT+H
b. CTRL+Td. CTRL+SHIFT+I
 



 
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