Beginner's Guide to Using PowerPoint

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To change a black and white, boring presentation into something a bit more pleasing to the eye, what option would be best?

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1. The area on the top of your PowerPoint screen, as seen in the image, is commonly referred to as the what?

2. What does it mean when a command button is grayed out?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These interactive learning materials can help solidify your understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint, a powerful presentation tool. You'll be asked to identify fundamental tools, menus and commands.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These learning assessments will quiz you on the following components of PowerPoint :

  • The drop-down-menu
  • The ribbon area and its tabs
  • The command button
  • Project templates
  • Uses and benefits

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will test you on the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - understand the basic functions and commands in PowerPoint
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on PowerPoint basics
  • Knowledge application - use what you already know about computers to answer questions about PowerPoint software

Additional Learning

To learn more about PowerPoint basics, watch the accompanying lesson on the Basics of PowerPoint. The lesson covers the following concepts:

  • Learn about the purpose and uses of PowerPoint for presentations
  • Understand how project templates can enhance your presentations
  • Identify the main components of PowerPoint projects, including the ribbon and drop-down-menu
  • Discover the benefits of PowerPoint as a professional presentation tool
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