ICT GCP SEC 5 ques1-10

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1 List five things that can be produced using a word processor:-

·       the formatting will be the same thought out the document.

·       the alignment of text will stay the same if you go on to a new page.

·       headers and footers

·       bulleted list

·       numbered list

·       Letters

·       Reports

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2. Explain three benefits of using a word processor to write an essay.

·       Easy to make changes to the essay.

·       Faster to create the body of text.

·       Easy to make thing stand out.

·       Insert Graphics

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 2. Explain three benefits of using a word processor to write an essay.

·       Easy to make changes to the essay.

·       Faster to create the body of text.

·       Easy to make thing stand out.

·       Insert Graphics

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3. Why is it a good idea to keep the layout of a document simple?

·       easy for the writer to write

·       easy for the reader to read

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4. List four different ways you can change the format of a piece of text.

·       colour

·       underline

·       Bold

·       italics  

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5. List two different ways that the content of a piece of text can be changed

·       deleting

·       copy and pasting

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6. What is the difference between left, right and centre alignment and justification?

 

·       The words line up in a straight line down from the left margin in left justification.

·       The words line up in  a straight line down from the right margin in right justification.

·       The words don’t line up on either side but from the middle, in centre justification;

·       Justification or fully aligned means makes a straight line on both margins in each line.

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7. Why are borders useful?

a) to make it easier to read ia block of text

b) to keep customs officers busy

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8. Which is bigger A4 or A5? How much?

A4 is bigger by double of A5

A4x2= A3

A3x2=A2

A2x2=A1

A1x2=A0

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Why should you avoid having widows and orphans?

Orphan is a term used to describe a single word appearing at the bottom of a paragraph or column. A widow is a single word or short phrase appearing alone at the top of column. They add "rivers" of white space and interfere with eye movement from one line of text to the next.

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What does WYSIWYG mean? Explain one benefit and on

relating to or being a word processing system that prints the text exactly as it appears on the computer screen. It only prints the screen how the screen is at that moment in time.

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