CIS 105 – Windows

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A(n) ____ is a computer program that coordinates all the activities of computer hardware.

operating system

To display the Start screen, press ____.

Windows Key CTRL+ESC

Windows enables each user to establish a ____, which identifies to Windows the resources, such as apps and storage locations, a user can access when working with the computer.

user account

The lock screen consists of ____.

the time and date

The ____ screen enables you to sign in to your user account and makes the computer available for use.


The ____ command saves your work, turns off the computer fans and hard disk, and then places the computer in a lower-power state.


The ____ command exits running apps, shuts down Windows, and then turns off the computer.

Shut down

To ____ an app, swipe down on or right-click the app to display the App bar and then tap or click the ‘Unpin from Start’ button on the App bar.


____ is a full-featured word processing app that allows you to create professional-looking documents and revise them easily.


____ in a suite typically use a similar interface and share features.


To use an app, you must instruct the operating system to ____ the app.


Tap or click the ____ document thumbnail on the Word start screen to create a blank Word document in the Word window, as shown in the accompanying figure.


____ view shows the document on a mock sheet of paper in the document window.

Print Layout

One method of displaying the entire contents of a window is to ____ it.


The maximize button changes to the ____ button after you tap or click it.

Restore Down

You view a portion of a document on the screen through a ____

document window

The ____ presents information about the document, the progress of current tasks, and the status of certain commands and keys.

status bar

Tool tabs are also called ____.

contextual tabs

A ____ is a set of choices, often graphical, arranged in a grid or in a list.


A ____ is a window that can remain open and visible while you work in a document.

task pane

The buttons, arrows, and boxes on the mini toolbar vary, depending on whether you are using Touch mode versus ____ mode.


Which mode hides all commands and just displays a document?

Full Screen mode

A ____ consists of a drive letter (preceded by a drive name when necessary) and colon, to identify the storage device, and one or more folder names.


Which of the following is a valid folder name?

CIS 101

The ____ arrow displays the locations you have visited.

Previous Locations

A(n) ____ window is an open window hidden from view but that can be displayed quickly by clicking the window’s app button on the taskbar.


The ____ tab opens the Backstage view for each Office app.


____ indicates the number of pixels that a computer uses to display the letters, numbers, graphics, and background on a screen.

Screen resolution

The ____ allows you to adjust the screen resolution.

resolution slider

____ contains many features to design, develop, and organize slides.


The basic unit of a PowerPoint presentation is a ____.


A ____ in Excel is like a notebook.


A cell is referred to by its cell ____.


The ____ cell on the worksheet is the one into which you can enter data.


As you type, Excel displays the entry in the ____ bar.


A ____ is a collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval, and use of the data.


____ is a powerful communications and scheduling app that helps you communicate with others, among other things.


____ is a powerful DTP app that assists you in designing and producing professional-quality documents that combine text, graphics, illustrations, and photos.


An operating system coordinates the activities of ____.

memory printers storage devices

A path consists of ____.

a drive letter a colon one or more folder names

Text is used to place ____ on an Excel worksheet.

column titles row titles worksheet titles

A scroll bar contains scroll arrows and a scroll box that enable you to view areas that currently cannot be seen.


In addition to the main tabs, the Office apps display tool tabs when you perform certain tasks or work with objects such as pictures or tables.


To select a command using the keyboard, you can press the letter or number displayed in a KeyTip, which may cause additional KeyTips related to the selected command to appear.


The tab currently displayed on the ribbon is called the current tab.

False – contextual tab

To display more of a document or other item in the window of an Office app, some users prefer to maximize the ribbon.

False – minimize

When you press and hold or right-click certain areas of the Word or other Office app windows, a command menu will appear.


Most dialog boxes in Windows apps requiring navigation follow a similar procedure.


When you increase the screen resolution, Windows displays less information on the screen, but the information is larger.


All of the same commands are available regardless of screen resolution.


When you exit an Office app, if you have made changes to a file since the last time the file was saved, the Office app displays a dialog box asking if you want to save the changes you made to the file before it closes the app window.


With the exception of a blank slide, PowerPoint assumes every new slide has a title.


The Backstage view does not allow you to access recent files.


As you add data to a database, Access requires you to save your changes manually.


In Publisher, the more popular publication types are displayed in the center of the Publisher window.


All activity in OneNote takes place in the notebook.


Organizing files in folders is part of a process known as file management.


If you inadvertently rename a file that is associated with certain apps, the apps may not be able to find the file and may not run properly.


When you move a file, it no longer appears in the original folder.


If you delete a file from removable media, it is stored in the Recycle Bin where you can recover it until you empty the Recycle Bin.


You can move any open window that is not maximized to another location on the desktop by dragging the title bar of the window.


One method of changing the size of a window is to drag the window borders.


For a right-handed person, the right button usually is the primary mouse button


When you hold down the CTRL key while rolling the mouse wheel, text on the screen may become larger or smaller based on the direction you roll the wheel.


If you do not use the mini toolbar, it remains on the screen.


Once the office app’s Help window is open, you can search for help using the Table of Contents, clicking the links in the Help window, or entering search text in the ‘Search online help’ text box.


A(n) _________________________ allows you to perform tasks using the keyboard by pressing one or more keyboard keys.

keyboard shortcut

A(n) _________________________ is a named unit of storage.


The _________________________ contains commands related to changing the appearance of text in a document.

Mini Toolbar

_________________________ is the process of finding a location on a storage device.


A PowerPoint _________________________ also is called a slide show.


Inside a workbook in Excel are sheets, each of which is called a(n) _________________________.


The horizontal and vertical lines on an Excel worksheet are called _________________________.


_________________________ is the transmission of messages and files over a computer network.


_________________________ enables you to create pages, which are organized in sections, just as in a physical notebook.


In OneNote, the pages are grouped into _________________________.


One Note is likened to a "binder" in how it arranges sections and pages.


During the Windows 8.1 videos, a method of rotating through your open application and closing an application was presented. Choose the 2 shortcut key combinations that worked for these operations.

ALT + TAB to rotate through open apps ALT + F4 to close an open app

"Peek" is a Windows 8.1 operation that allows you to sneak peek at the Desktop by left clicking the small area in the lower right corner of the screen.


When managing files in Windows 8.1, you can use the right click method, or the ribbon-menu to do operations such as rename, delete, move and copy.


When viewing files and folders in "This PC", you can view ONLY in detailed list view.


When starting a file directly from File Explorer (This PC), you end up naming the file first and then clicking that filename to go directly to the application and create the content.


Extracting a zipped folder will release the "condensed files" into their normal state. It is helpful to do this to work with the files.


____ can help businesses be more efficient and save them money by shifting usage and the consumption of resources, such as servers and programs, from a local environment to the Internet.

Cloud computing

____ is the name of the perpetual software package that includes individual applications that can be installed on a single computer.

Office 2013

Cloud computing refers to a collection of computer servers that house resources users access through the Internet.


When you create a free Microsoft account, you must pay for cloud storage space.


You can access the services offered by Office 365 using your computer, browser, or supported mobile device.


A SharePoint website cannot be customized to serve as an internal company website for private communications within the company.


A domain is a unique web address that identifies where your website can be found.


As shown in the accompanying figure, Lync utilizes instant messaging.


Microsoft Office 365 subscription plans offer all the same applications that are available in the Microsoft Office Professional 2013 suite in addition to multiple communication and collaboration tools.


When you install Office 365 on a Mac, the most current Mac version of Office is installed.


As shown in the accompanying figure, _________________________ refers to a collection of computer servers that house resources users access through the Internet.

cloud computing

Cloud computing is changing how users access and pay for _________________________ .

software applications

When you create a free Microsoft account at, you have access to _________________________ of cloud storage for any type of files.

7 or 15 GB

Ofice 365 combines the full version of the _________________________ desktop suite with cloud-based versions of Microsoft’s communications and collaboration services.

Microsoft Office

The Office 365 University edition is limited to _________________________ computers.


The Office 365 Enterprise Plan allows each employee to install Microsoft Office 365 on _________________________ different computers.


While Skype may be adequate for simple communication, _________________________ provides for more robust, comprehensive communications.


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