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Spelling and Grammar Check in MS Word Test

Free Online Microsoft Word Tests
MS Word 2010 - Formatting

* Set Language
* Running a Spell Check
* Running a Grammar Check


10 Question Multiple Choice Quiz with Answers
& Answer Explanations



Spelling and Grammar Check in MS Word Test

 

1) Which of the following methods will be successful in launching the Spelling and/or Grammar check dialogue box?

a) Click on the Review tab on the Ribbon and then in the Proofing group click on the Spelling & Grammar button.
b) Press the F7 key on your keyboard.
c) Right click a word that is marked with a spelling or grammar error and select Spelling or Grammar from the menu list.
d) All of the above methods will launch the Spelling and/or Grammar check dialogue box.

Microsoft Word Test - Spelling and Grammar Check Test - Question 2
2) Study the screenshot above.  Can you identify any proofing errors?  If yes, how can you quickly fix them?
a) No, the document screenshot does not contain any evidence of proofing errors.
b) Yes, there are two grammar errors marked in the document screenshot. Proofread the document and manually correct them.
c) Yes, there are two spelling errors marked in the document screenshot.  Right click and choose the correct spelling from the list of suggestions.
d) Yes, there are two spelling errors marked in the document screenshot. Proofread the document and manually correct them.

Microsoft Word Test - Spelling and Grammar Check Test - Question 3
3) Study the screenshot above.  What does the blue wavy line underneath the word “it's” mean?  Choose the most correct option:
a) There is a spelling error.
b) There is a language error.
c) The word is used incorrectly.
d) None of the above options are correct.


4) Sam is doing an essay on John Stith Pemberton.  His version of MS Word keeps underlining part of the name as a spelling error.  What can Sam do to ensure the name is not picked up as a spelling error anywhere in his essay or future essays?
a) He can add the name to his MS Word dictionary.
b) He can right-click the name and select "Ignore All".
c) He can right-click the name and select "Ignore".
d) All of the above options are correct.

5) Peter, who works in New York City, is doing a report for his company's head office based in London, United Kingdom.  He really wants to impress the London Office with his writing skills.  Which of the following language settings will assist him?
a) He should set the Language to English (US).
b) He should set the Spelling & Grammar Checker to English (US).
c) He should ensure the Language and the dictionary in the Spelling & Grammar Checker is set to English (UK)
d) He should ensure the Language is set to English (UK).

6) Which of the following is the first step in changing the proofing language of an entire document?
a) Click on the Language button on the Status bar.
b) Select the whole document by pressing Ctrl+a.
c) Under the Review tab on the Ribbon in the Language group, click on the Language button and select “Set Proofing Language”.
d) Run a Spelling and Grammar check on your document before changing the language.



7) When running a spelling and grammar check, which of the following is the correct button to press when you wish to fix an error after selecting the correct option in the Not in Dictionary/Suggestion area?
a) Press the OK button to accept the change.
b) Press the Autocorrect button to accept the change.
c) Press the Add to Dictionary button to accept the change.
d) Press the Change button to accept the change.

8) When a sentence is marked as containing grammatical errors and you wish to understand why it has been marked this way, what is a quick way of getting more information?
a) Copy and paste the sentence into Google to determine the problem.
b) Click on the Language button on the Status bar and select Detect Language Automatically.
c) Right click the grammar error and select “About this Sentence” from the options.
d) Right click the grammar error and select Grammar from the options.


9) James discovers that when running a Spelling & Grammar check, MS Word appears to be ignoring glaring spelling errors in his document. What may be the problem and how can he fix it?
a) He needs to manually proofread the document and fix errors. 
b) He needs to select the whole document by pressing Ctrl+a before running a spellcheck.
c) He needs to ensure that the “Do not check spelling or grammar” box is NOT ticked in the Language dialogue box.
d) All of the above options are correct.

10) Pearl is writing the memoirs of her life.  She is looking to impress readers with her vocabulary.  Which MS Word function can she use to quickly find synonyms for words and how does she use it?
a) The Synonym function.  If she right clicks a word and select Synonyms from the menu. She can then choose a replacement word from the available options suggested by MS Word.
b) The Synonym function.  If she clicks on the Language button on the Status bar and select Synonyms.  She can then choose a replacement word from the available options suggested by MS Word.
c) The Language option.  If she clicks on the Language button on the Status bar and select Alternatives.  She can then choose a replacement word from the available options suggested by MS Word.
d) None of the above options are exactly correct.