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What Is Word Processing Software? - Definition, Types & Examples

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Why would you NOT use Microsoft Word as a text editor?

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1. Which of the following is NOT part of the functionality of typical word processor software?

2. How is an office suite or productivity suite created?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Word processors are used to manipulate a text document, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the software. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of word processing functions as well as office suites.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • A typical office suite application
  • Functions of word processing software
  • Word processing software applications

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about word processing software from the related computer science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the functions and applications provided by word processing software
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about office suites

Additional Learning

To learn more about the characteristics of word processors, review the accompanying lesson on What is Word Processing Software? - Definition, Types & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the basic functions of word processing software
  • Understand the limitations of word processing software
  • Know examples of word processing software and office suites
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