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MCQs on Microsoft Word

This article contains a brief introduction on the microsoft word along with a list of MCQs which can be helpful in the way of getting a deeper understanding and clarity on the subject.

Microsoft is a word processing program or software developed under the name of the company known as microsoft. As of today, it is one of the leading and most widely used software in its field of specifications. It has various features and first came into existence in the year 1981. Although, it is not the first of its kind and there were different word processing software used and in existence before it arrived in the market, it became a leading software because of free demonstration facilities which popularised it among people. During its initial launch in the market, it was not as much in demand as other softwares but with timely evolution of the software and continued efforts to upgrade it as per the need of its consumer gave it an upper hand over leading manufacturing firms. Currently, it has various features such as templates, words as well as a voice spell checker. The in-depth understanding of this topic can be thoroughly checked through the MCQs discussed below which will not just check one’s knowledge in the topic but also provide some new information which might not be known earlier.

MCQ Multiple Choice Questions

  • What is the valid format of MS Word?
  1. .exe
  2. .jpeg
  3. .doc

Solution- 3 The correct option for this is .doc which is the valid format of Microsoft word and has been in existence since the 2007 version of MS Word. It is the default file format which means any file made or created in MS Word will be automatically converted into .doc format.

  • Choose the one which is not a word processor from the following
  1. Open office writer
  2. Microsoft Word
  3. Open office impress

Solution- 3 Open office impress is the one which is not a word processor. It should be noted that a word processor is a programme which provides various facilities such as editing and assembling content in a proper format and font.

  • What is the name of text editors and formators in the field of computing?
  1. Assemblers
  2. Word Processing
  3. Compilers

Solution- 2 The name for formatters and text editors is word processing in the field of computing.

  • What is the default zoom level in Microsoft Word?
  1. 120%
  2. 100%
  3. 50%

Solution- 2 The default setting of zoom level is 100% in Microsoft Word. The zoom level of ms-word ranges from a minimum of 10% to a maximum of 500%.

  • Identify the shortcut key for Save As in ms-word
  1. F5
  2. F6
  3. F12

Solution- 3 The shortcut key for the save as option is F12. Besides, ctrl+s is used for saving the document immediately. Other options here are different shortcut keys as well. 

  • Which mode in ms-word represents the documents in the way it appears without any kind of footers as well as headers?
  1. Read mode view
  2. Draft view
  3. Print layout view

Solution 2 The default for showing the documents as they are in draft view.  It is a pared-down version of print layout which is the only mode in which the documents appear with headers and footers.

  • Identify the feature of ms-word which provides the option of either increasing the size of a letter or a text. 
  1. Footnotes
  2. Tab stop
  3. Drop cap

Solution- 3 The correct option is Drop cap. One can understand drop cap as a tool of adding artistic elements and is very easy to use.

  • Which of the following can be used to change the colour of a text or a word in ms-word?
  1. Shading
  2. Font colour
  3. Font colour

Solution- 2 The option of font colour is given in Microsoft Word and can be used to change the colour of a letter, a word and even a text. There are many other features given for the purpose of editing content in ms-word.

  • Identify the feature which is used to copy content from the clipboard to Microsoft word.
  1. Hyphenation
  2. Paste
  3. Cut

Solution-2 The Correct option is Paste. It is a feature given in ms word which is used for the purpose of copying text from clipboard to ms-word. It comes under the operational features of cut, copy and paste where one document is transferred from one page to another.

  • What is the use of bookmarks in MS Word?
  1. Identifying a text for future use
  2. Identifying headers and footers
  3. Pointing out the comments

Solution- 1 The correct option is to identify text for future references. A bookmark is exactly what is used in real life. One used it to identify or highlight the text for future use and the same happens in ms word.

  • Identify the false statement.
  1. It is possible to have more than one font in a document.
  2. It is possible to have page numbers on either top or bottom of the page.
  3. Headers fall under the feature of repeating content after every page.

Solution- 1 It is totally possible to use as many fonts as one wants to in one document at a time. This applies to numbers as well. One can use roman numbers along with normal ones as well.

  • Which section of MS Word has its office button?
  1. Bottom left
  2. Top left
  3. Top right

Solution- 2 Office button is an optional section that, if used, exists on the top left corner of the ms-word.

  • From the following, choose the best option for the purpose of editing and storing professional or formal content.
  1. MS Word
  2. MS Excel
  3. MS Access

Solution- 1 MS Word is the most frequently used and the best option for the purpose of editing, storing and porting professional content.

  • Which feature of MS Word contains portrait and landscape mode?
  1. Margin
  2. Page size
  3. Page orientation

Solution- 3 The option of portrait and landscape mode exists in the Page orientation category of MS Word which is the feature representing the way accidents are portrayed. 

  • Identify the short key which is used to copy a section of any document in Microsoft word as per its 2007 version.
  1. Ctrl+C
  2. Ctrl+ O
  3. Ctrl+ S

Solution- 1 The correct option is Ctrl+C which was used for the purpose of copying a certain part of any document in ms-word.

  • Identify the option which is used for the purpose of managing elements such as images and text.
  1. Task pane
  2. Outline view
  3. Ruler

Solution- 3 The Correct option is a ruler which is a feature in ms-word with multipurpose usage such as controlling the margins, setting tabs as well as indenting the paragraphs.

  • What is the note a writer includes in a document called?
  1. Header
  2. footer
  3. Comment

 Solution-3 A comment is what is added by the author or the writer of a document as a review.

  • Which option in MS Word contains the option of zooming in and zooming out?
  1. Toolbar
  2. Page layout tab
  3. Option toolbar

Solution- 3 The Correct option is the option toolbar which has the option of zooming in and zooming out in Microsoft word.

  • What is the name of the blinking symbol appearing on-screen signifying the area where the next character is going to appear?
  1. Delete key
  2. cursor
  3. Return key

Solution 2 Cursor is the name of the symbol which shows the place where the next character is going to appear in the document.

  • What is the best use of a word processor?
  1. Making a diagram
  2. Painting a picture
  3. Writing an article

Solution- 3 Out of the above options, the best use of a word processor is writing an article.