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Create your first presentation

Test yourself

Complete the following test so you can be sure you understand the material. Your answers are private, and test results are not scored.

In the PowerPoint window, what's the main area for adding slide content?

The Slides tab, where the slide thumbnails are, on the left of the window.

The notes pane.

The slide pane, in the middle of the window.

When you add a new slide, how do you choose a layout for it, first?

On the Home tab, click the top half of the New Slide button.

On the Home tab, click the bottom half of the New Slide button, where the arrow is.

Right-click a slide thumbnail on the Slides tab, and click New Slide.

When you want to decrease the indent for text in a list, which key or keys do you press?




You're typing text in a body text placeholder and suddenly you see this little button: Button image. What is it?

The Paste Options button.

The AutoFit Options button. It means that text is being reduced to fit inside the placeholder.

The AutoCorrect Options button. You use it to undo an automatic correction.

What's a quick way to replace a slide's current layout with a different layout?

Click the bottom half of the New Slide button on the Home tab.

Right-click the slide that has the layout you want to replace, and point to Layout.

You can type and format speaker notes in the notes pane as you work. So what's a good reason to go to Notes Page view?

To print your notes.

To make sure your notes look as you expect.

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