Animating Shapes and Text in Your PowerPoint Slideshow


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What is one reason why you would want to animate your slide's content in PowerPoint?

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1. How many types of animations should you use per slide if you want your PowerPoint presentation to be professional, consistent, and non-distracting?

2. When you're working with more than one animation on a slide, what should you use to keep track of your animations in PowerPoint?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz can help you learn how to use animations in PowerPoint presentations. To pass the quiz, you'll need to know the different ways to use animations and what types of animations you can use to make presentations more visually appealing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these resources to evaluate your understanding on:

  • How to use animations in PowerPoint presentations
  • How animations help you present information
  • How many animations you should use in presentations
  • The different animations you can use

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - use the knowledge you've gained to find where to insert animations
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you accurately define animation terms, such as fade, float in and Start With Previous
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about how to use PowerPoint's animation features from the lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about PowerPoint presentations, review the partnering lesson about Animations in PowerPoint. This lesson covers objectives such as the following:

  • Know how to create slides
  • Know how to insert images
  • Understand how to create bulleted content
  • Be able to add new slides