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Word 2007, Word 2010, Word 2013, Word 2016 skills assessments

The on-line test is available for Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 in English and French. It can be used as an hiring test or to identify training needs. As it is adaptive, it can also be used to measure the progress of students after a training on Word. Questions are illustrated by images and videos. Some questions includes in-application testing during which the candidate is asked to perform certain tasks in Word.

Software environment (save, print, protect, etc.)

Questions under this skill cover the most common tabs and their main functionalities (File, Home, Insert, Page Setup). Moving inside a document, cancel and redo an action are also covered. All questions dealing with saving and printing a document are included in this skill. Some questions are also about the various display modes proposed by Microsoft Word.

Page layout and formatting

Exercises under this skill can require to apply from basic to advanced formatting to a text or a paragraph, but also applying a theme to a document. There are also questions about tabs, indents, borders and margins. This skill also includes page and section jumps.

Editing tools

The candidate may be tested on using bullets and numbering, performing a search, using spellcheck. The knowledge of the candidate on the revision tools, header and footers, footnotes may also be assessed. Finally, mailing tools are included in this skills.

Graphic objects and tables

This skill covers objects in Word documents: table, charts, OLE objects, clipart images and photos. Some questions deal with functionalities of editing and moving objects.

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