BASIC PRODUCTIVITY APPLICATIONS

Chapter 5:

 

Basic Productivity Applications

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Multiple Choice:

 

  1. Entering and editing text can be done most efficiently using a:
    1. desktop publishing program.
    2. word processing program.

Answer: D       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques                Difficulty: Easy

  1. The common term pronounced “wizzy-wig” stands for:
    1. what you see is what you get.
    2. what you see works in great ways.

Answer: A       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques                Difficulty: Easy

  1. To have a page number and chapter title appear at the bottom of every page, create a:
    1. heading at the bottom of the page.

Answer: B       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques                Difficulty: Easy

 

  1. What is the term for how words will appear on a page?
    1. Typeface
    2. Point size
    3. Character formatting
    4. Text formatting

Answer: D       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques                Difficulty: Moderate

  1. The alignment of text on a line is referred to as:
    1. margin alignment.

Answer: C       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques                Difficulty: Moderate

  1. When both margins are straight and smooth, the document contains:
    1. left justification.
    2. full alignment.
    3. full justification.
    4. right justification.

Answer: C       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques                Difficulty: Easy

  1. Documents converted to ___________ can be published to the Web.
    1. a .doc file
    2. HTML
    3. http
    4. machine language

Answer: B       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques                Difficulty: Moderate

 

  1. Characters displayed on a monitor or printed on paper are simply:
    1. a row of straight lines.
    2. dots of light.
    3. a collection of dots.
    4. made by a laser.

Answer: C       Reference: How It Works: 5.1 Font Technology                     Difficulty: Moderate

  1. The two primary companies developing OpenType font formats are Microsoft and:
    1. Hewlett-Packard.

Answer: D       Reference: How It Works: 5.1 Font Technology                     Difficulty: Challenging

  1. Where are downloadable fonts stored?
    1. In the printer
    2. In the computer system
    3. On CD
    4. On a HP CD

Answer: B       Reference: How It Works: 5.1 Font Technology                     Difficulty: Moderate

  1. What type of font looks fine on a monitor but is not smooth when printed?
    1. Bitmapped font
    2. Downloadable
    3. Scalable
    4. Unscalable

Answer: A       Reference: How It Works: 5.1 Font Technology                     Difficulty: Challenging

 

  1. Printer fonts are stored in the:
    1. RAM of the computer system.
    2. ROM of the computer system.
    3. RAM of the printer.
    4. ROM of the printer.

Answer: D       Reference: How It Works 5.1: Font Technology                     Difficulty: Moderate

  1. What may happen if a font resides in a printer and you take your document to another computer system?
    1. The same printer font may not be available.
    2. The font will be saved with the document.
    3. The font cannot reside only in the printer.
    4. Fonts are all the same on every printer.

Answer: A       Reference: How It Works 5.1: Font Technology                     Difficulty: Challenging

  1. Advanced word processing features include all EXCEPT creation of:
    1. alternate headers and footers.
    2. detailed architectural drawings.

Answer: C       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques                Difficulty: Easy

  1. If you type “recieve” instead of “receive,” ____________ will automatically change it.
    1. autocorrect
    2. autoedit
    3. autooptions
    4. a macro

Answer: A       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques                Difficulty: Moderate

 

  1. To find a word to replace “happiness,” use the:
    1. spelling checker.
    2. autocorrect feature.

Answer: D       Reference: Digital References                                                 Difficulty: Moderate

  1. Digital References include all EXCEPT:

Answer: C       Reference: Digital References                                                 Difficulty: Easy

  1. The errors in the sentence “Their is a read house on this block” would be caught by the:
    1. spelling checker.
    2. autocorrect checker.
    3. grammar and style checker.

Answer: D       Reference: Grammar and Style Checkers                                Difficulty: Easy

  1. When someone receives a letter that appears to be personally addressed with customized paragraphs, yet you know it was not generated individually, it probably came from a word processor with:
    1. mail merge.
    2. database capabilities.
    3. merge and mail options.
    4. the capability to combine word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

Answer: A       Reference: Form-Letter Generators                                         Difficulty: Moderate

 

  1. Software designed to be used by several people simultaneously is known as:
    1. cluster software.
    2. group taskware.

Answer: C       Reference: Collaborative Writing Tools                                  Difficulty: Moderate

  1. What is essential for a computer to recognize handwriting?
    1. Special recognition hardware
    2. Sophisticated software
    3. Recognition software
    4. Track changes software

Answer: B       Reference: Processing Handwritten Words                             Difficulty: Easy

  1. Speech-recognition software is most popular for:
    1. people with physical limitations to use a keyboard.
    2. doctors to input patient notes.
    3. CEOs who then have less need for secretarial transcription.
    4. PDA users.

Answer: A       Reference: Processing Handwritten Words                             Difficulty: Easy

  1. The most professional software for publishing a book is:
    1. desktop publishing software.
    2. a database program.

Answer: A       Reference: What Is Desktop Publishing?                                Difficulty: Easy

 

  1. Potential source documents for desktop publishing include all of the following EXCEPT:
    1. database folders.

Answer: D       Reference: What Is Desktop Publishing?                                Difficulty: Easy

  1. Popular page-layout software includes all of the following EXCEPT:
    1. Adobe PageMaker.
    2. Adobe InDesign.

Answer: C       Reference: What Is Desktop Publishing?                                Difficulty: Moderate

  1. A ____________ is a professionally designed “empty” document that can be adapted to the user’s needs.
    1. template
    2. file
    3. guide
    4. user guide file

Answer: A       Reference: What Is Desktop Publishing?                                Difficulty: Easy

  1. Most professional typesetters use a minimum of ____________ dpi for printing top-quality desktop publishing work.
    1. 600
    2. 1,200
    3. 1,800
    4. 480×640

Answer: B       Reference: What Is Desktop Publishing?                                Difficulty: Moderate

 

  1. All types of documents can be stored, viewed, and modified on a Mac or PC using:
    1. Adobe’s PDF.
    2. Adobe’s PageMaker.
    3. Adobe’s InDesign.
    4. Microsoft’s Word.

Answer: A       Reference: Paperless Publishing and the Web                         Difficulty: Moderate

  1. Web pages are saved in ____________ format.
    1. http://
    2. HTML
    3. DOC
    4. URL

Answer: B       Reference: Paperless Publishing and the Web                         Difficulty: Easy

  1. Common problems with Web publishing include all of the following EXCEPT:
    1. access is still somewhat limited.
    2. attracting people to the Web site.
    3. copyright protection.
    4. a Web site can be altered by anyone.

Answer: A       Reference: Paperless Publishing and the Web                         Difficulty: Moderate

  1. A form of digital paper that looks and feels somewhat like real paper is known as:
    1. an ebook.
    2. an electronic book.

Answer: B       Reference: Electronic Books and Digital Paper                       Difficulty: Moderate

 

  1. A budget for a business could best be created in a:
    1. spreadsheet program.
    2. word processing program.
    3. desktop publishing program.
    4. database program.

Answer: A       Reference: The Spreadsheet: Software for Simulation and Speculation
Difficulty: Easy

  1. What is the intersection of a column and a row on a worksheet called?
    1. Column
    2. Value
    3. Address
    4. Cell

Answer: D       Reference: The Malleable Matrix                                            Difficulty: Easy

  1. A1, C23, and BB20 are examples of:
    1. worksheet addresses.
    2. document cells.
    3. database locators.
    4. worksheet page numbers.

Answer: A       Reference: The Malleable Matrix                                            Difficulty: Easy

  1. =((C10+C11)/12)+D18) is an example of a:
    1. cell address.

Answer: C       Reference: The Malleable Matrix                                            Difficulty: Easy

 

  1. =SUM(B1:B8) is an example of a:
    1. cell address.

Answer: A       Reference: The Malleable Matrix                                            Difficulty: Easy

  1. A reusable set of commands or steps saved by a user is called a:
    1. relative reference.

Answer: A       Reference: The Malleable Matrix                                            Difficulty: Moderate

  1. Types of charts that can be created in a spreadsheet program include all EXCEPT a ____________ chart.
    1. pie
    2. scatter
    3. bar
    4. block

Answer: D       Reference: Spreadsheet Graphics: From Digits to Drawings    Difficulty: Moderate

  1. A popular accounting software program is:
    1. Adobe’s PDF.

Answer: C       Reference: Money Managers                                                  Difficulty: Moderate

 

  1. In general, computer modeling is the use of computers to create:
    1. clothing and accessories for sale over the Internet.
    2. replicas of engineering drawings.
    3. clay models for commercials.
    4. abstract models.

Answer: D       Reference: Calculated Risks: Computer Modeling and Simulation
Difficulty: Moderate

  1. Learning how to fly a jet through use of a computer system is known as:
    1. a computer simulation.
    2. a realistic simulation captivation.
    3. virtual reality.
    4. computer virtual space.

Answer: A       Reference: Computer Simulations: The Rewards                    Difficulty: Easy

  1. Computer simulations can create ____________, so a student can see and understand potential relationships that are otherwise difficult or impossible to see.
    1. virtualities
    2. wizards
    3. macros
    4. visualizations

Answer: D       Reference: Computer Simulations: The Rewards                    Difficulty: Moderate

  1. A realistic term that captures the idea that the information that comes out of a computer system is only as good, accurate, and valid as the data that goes into it is known as:
    1. virtual reality.

Answer: C       Reference: GIGO Revisited                                                    Difficulty: Moderate

 

  1. A computer agent is designed to ____________, as well as to respond to commands and notice user patterns.
    1. print information
    2. access Internet databases
    3. open necessary programs automatically
    4. ask questions

Answer: D       Reference: Inventing the Future: Truly Intelligent Agents       Difficulty: Moderate

  1. What is probably being used when a user is guided through installing new software?
    1. A wizard
    2. An intuitive interactive software program
    3. A bot
    4. A macro

Answer: A       Reference: Inventing the Future: Truly Intelligent Agents       Difficulty: Challenging

  1. A potentially new development of a computer that is able to sense the emotional state of the user and respond accordingly is known as:
    1. affective computers.
    2. effective use computing.
    3. intuitive realism.
    4. virtual reality.

Answer: A       Reference: Inventing the Future: Truly Intelligent Agents       Difficulty: Challenging

Fill in the Blank:

 

  1. The first step when starting a word processing project is to ____________ text.

Answer: enter                          Reference: Word Processors and Other Word Tools   Difficulty: Easy

  1. The last step of a word processed document may be to ____________ the document after saving it.

Answer: print                          Reference: Word Processors and Other Word Tools   Difficulty: Moderate

 

  1. Coaching or a help feature that walks a reader through a process step-by-step is known as a(n) ___________.

Answer: wizard                       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques    Difficulty: Moderate

  1. Custom styles for various elements of a word processed document can be defined in ___________.

Answer: stylesheets                 Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques    Difficulty: Challenging

  1. If a word processed document is straight on the left margin but ragged on the right, it is ____________.

Answer: left-justified              Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques    Difficulty: Moderate

  1. When the title of a book consistently appears at the top of every page, the user has invoked a(n) ____________.

Answer: header                       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques    Difficulty: Moderate

  1. ____________ software accepts a user’s voice as sound waves, interprets them into patterns, and displays on the screen.

Answer: Speech-recognition   Reference: Processing Words with Speech                  Difficulty: Moderate

  1. The best software for producing a book or magazine is ____________ software.

Answer: desktop publishing    Reference: What Is Desktop Publishing?                    Difficulty: Moderate

  1. ____________ are professionally designed documents included with a program.

Answer: Templates                 Reference: What Is Desktop Publishing?                    Difficulty: Moderate

  1. A(n) ____________ is a handheld device that can contain anything from a news story to the Bible.

Answer: ebook                        Reference: Electronic Books and Digital Paper           Difficulty: Moderate

  1. Ebooks stands for ___________.

Answer: electronic books        Reference: Electronic Books and Digital Paper           Difficulty: Moderate

  1. The best program to use to create an expense report and a bar chart is a(n) ____________.

Answer: spreadsheet               Reference: The Spreadsheet: Software for Simulation and Speculation
Difficulty: Easy

  1. A spreadsheet contains ____________ across and columns down.

Answer: rows                          Reference: The Malleable Matrix                                Difficulty: Easy

  1. A user needs to create a(n) ____________ when wanting to multiply the cost of a book by the quantity desired.

Answer: formula                     Reference: The Malleable Matrix                                Difficulty: Easy

  1. ___________ in a spreadsheet, often text such as Quarter 1, Quarter 2, and Northwest District in the top row and far left column, are meaningless to the computer, but useful for the reader.

Answer: Labels                       Reference: The Malleable Matrix                                Difficulty: Moderate

  1. The ___________ can be used in Excel to help create a pie chart.

Answer: Chart Wizard             Reference: Screen Test: Creating a Worksheet with Microsoft Excel
Difficulty: Moderate

  1. Spreadsheet programs are good at answering ____________ questions, for example “If I receive a 76% in the class, will it be a Pass or No Pass?”

Answer: “what if?”                 Reference: “What If?” Questions                                Difficulty: Easy

  1. If a user wants to show a trend or relationship over time in a graphical way, create a(n) ____________.

Answer: line chart                   Reference: Spreadsheet Graphics: From Digits to Drawings
Difficulty: Moderate

  1. GIGO stands for ___________.

Answer: garbage in, garbage out     Reference: Working Wisdom: Eradicating Spreadsheet Errors
Difficulty: Easy

  1. ___________ uses computers to create abstract replicas of objects, organisms, and processes.

Answer: Modeling                   Reference: Calculated Risks: Computer Modeling and Simulation
Difficulty: Moderate

  1. When a user and a program react to one another within a modeling arena, it is known as a(n) ____________.

Answer: feedback loop                       Reference: Calculated Risks: Computer Modeling and Simulation
Difficulty: Moderate

  1. A software robot that crawls around the Web to collect information is known as a(n) ___________.

Answer: bot                            Reference: Inventing the Future: Truly Intelligent Agents
Difficulty: Moderate

 

 

 

Matching:

  1. Match the following items to their names:

 

 

 

VII.
II.
VI.
V.
IV.
III.

 

 

  1. A. Excel window
  2. B. Row

III.                                                       C.   Cell

  1. D. Labels
  2. E. Function
  3. F. Column

VII.                                                      G.  Values

Answers: F, B, C, E, A, D, G   Reference: The Spreadsheet                                       Difficulty: Moderate

 

 

  1. Choose the order of steps that a user usually follows to work with a word processed document:
  2. Typically Step 1 A.  Save document
  3. Typically Step 2 B.   Edit text

III.    Typically Step 3                          C.   Format document

  1. Typically Step 4 D. Print document
  2. Typically Step 5 E.   Proofead document
  3. Typically Step 6 F.   Enter text

Answers: F, B, C, E, A, D       Reference: Word Processing Tools and Techniques    Difficulty: Moderate

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