Word Study Guide - Computer Skills Assessment

Below is a list of objectives covered in the Word Computer Skills Assessment. Each of the questions in the assessment requires the completion of multiple tasks and an example has been included.

  • Add page breaks
  • Insert Headers and Footers
  • Align Text
  • Insert Page Numbers
  • Change Zoom Settings
  • Insert Rows and Columns
  • Changing Document Views
  • Insert text from a file
  • Checking Individual Spelling and Grammar Errors
  • Mail Merge
  • Copy and move text
  • Margins, indents, alignment, tabs
  • Create a Table
  • Move and Resize the Clip Art Object
  • Create a WordArt Object
  • Opening, Saving and Closing an Existing Document
  • Crop a graphic
  • Outline, Table of Contents & Index
  • Cutting & pasting, copying & pasting
  • Print to printers (hard) and files (soft)
  • Display Non Printing characters
  • Set tabs Preview and print documents
  • Fonts, bold, italics, underlining, subscript & small caps
  • Set Text Wrapping options
  • Format page numbers
  • Shading, shadowing borders, color
  • Format text and paragraphs
  • Tracking changes & comments
  • Highlight text
  • Use filenames and folders for organizing documents
  • Hyperlink
  • Use Find, Replace, and Go To
  • Insert a Picture or Clip Art Object
  • Use Format Painter
  • Insert and delete text
  • Use Template documents, forms, etc.
  • Insert bulleted and numbered lists in a document
  • Use Undo and Redo
  • Insert fields in headers and footers
  • Used Advanced Positioning options for Clip Art

Example Question

Open a New Blank Document. Insert Text from the File “Letter.txt” and use the following settings:

  • Top 5 lines (address & date)
  • No Spacing Style
  • Margins Normal (1 inch)
  • Font Times New Roman 12
  • Line Spacing 1.5
  • Alignment Justified

Check Spelling & Grammar. Insert the picture “logo.jpg” in the top line and Size the Height to 1 inch.

Suggested Training material

On the Office.microsoft.com Support website you can find training (video and practice).

Training courses for Word 2010

  • Get control of page numbers, headers, and footers
  • Create visually compelling documents in Word 2010