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Calendar I: Outlook calendar basics

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.

The automatic reminder time for meetings and appointments is 15 minutes. However, it's possible to change the automatic setting to something else.



You've double-clicked a recurring appointment to change it. In the dialog box that opens, you see two options. Which option allows you to change the details for all instances of the appointment?

Open this occurrence.

Open all appointments.

Open the series.

You have a regular meeting that occurs on the first day of each month. The meeting will occur each month for an entire year. How many times do you need to type the details of the meeting?




You need to leave for a dentist appointment an hour before it starts. How could you remember to do this but still accurately reflect the actual start time of the appointment in your calendar?

Schedule the appointment so that it starts an hour earlier in your calendar.

Schedule the appointment for the actual start time and set a reminder for one hour before the start of the appointment.

Book the appointment as an event for that day.

You can use colored categories to color-code calendar entries.



A dashed border for an appointment means that time has been set to:


Out of office


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