"The following sample test is based on modifying presentations for the Apple Marketing Board. Your tasks include adding information to a presentation, formatting presentation content, adding a chart and printing the presentation for an upcoming Marketing meeting. " (ECDL Foundation)
Start the presentation application and open the file called sample answerfile 6.1.pptx from your Candidate Drive. When creating text content for a slide presentation which one of the following should be used?
a. Use long detailed paragraphs to make a point.
b. Use as many different fonts as possible in the presentation.
c. Use only short concise phrases.
d. Fill each slide with text to eliminate white space.
Enter your answer (a, b, c or d) in the “Click to add text” place holder. Save and close the sample answerfile 6.1.pptx file.
Open the file called apple varieties.pptx from your Candidate Drive.
Save the apple varieties.pptx presentation in outline / rtf (rich text format) as apple varieties.rtf to your Candidate Drive. Close the apple varieties.pptx file.
Open the file called applepips.pptx from your Candidate Drive and save the presentation as a file called apple marketing.pptx to your Candidate Drive.
Zoom the apple marketing.pptx presentation in normal view to 65%.
Change the layout of slide 1 titled The Apples of our Isles to a title slide.
On slide 1 add the subtitleApple Marketing Boardand save.
Apply the theme Flow.thmx from your Candidate Drive to the apple marketing.pptx presentation.
Insert the image file red apple.jpg from your Candidate Drive once into the bottom left of the presentation so it will appear on all slides in the presentation.
On slide 2 titled Apple Marketing Board add a shape with the name Carl Kent and the title of Assistant Accountant below JohnBrowne titled Finance Manager in the organisation chart and save.
For slide 2 add a presenter note Carl Kent – newly appointed to the Finance Team.
On slide 3 titled Apple Varieties increase the font size for the title Apple Varieties to 44.
On slide 3 left align the bulleted text.
On slide 4 titled Green Apples apply a shadow to the bullet textGranny Smith.
On slide 4 resize the green and grey apple image so that it is 11 cms high and 8.68 cms wide. Save the presentation.
On slide 6 titled Using Green Apples enter the following bullet point text:
Jams and jellies
Classic pies and crumbles
Sauce for meats - goose and pork
On slide 6 without moving any of the objects bring the “Pie” drawn object to the front of the “Jam” and “Sauce” drawn objects.
On slide 7 titled When Buying Apples change the font colour for the bullet point text to a colour of your choice and save.
On slide 7 flip the arrow vertically.
Insert a new slide immediately after slide 7 with a Title and Content slide layout. Add the slide title Apple Production Statistics.
On the newly inserted slide 8 create a pie chart from the data below.
On slide 8 format data labels to display the relevant percentage for each pie chart slice. Position each percentage label outside the pie chart and save.
On slide 8 add a text box directly below the pie chart with the text Most apples make juice.
On slide 10 titled Apple Nutrition change the space after each paragraph within the bullet points to 6pts and save.
Move slide 5 titled Finally so it becomes the last slide in the apple marketing.pptx presentation and save.
Apply a slide transition effect of your choice between all the slides in the presentation. Accept the default settings.
Add your candidate identification number to the footer of all slides in the presentation and save.
Open the file called apple trees.pptxfrom your Candidate Drive. Copy the “cut apple” picture from slide 2 of the apple trees.pptx and paste it into the bottom right corner of slide 6 titled When Buying Apples of the apple marketing.pptx presentation. Close the apple trees.pptx.
Delete slide 8 titled Cooking with Apples from the apple marketing.pptx presentation.
Spell-check the apple marketing.pptx presentation. Proper names are not included in this spell checking and may be ignored.
Hide slide 4 titled Green Apples in the apple marketing.pptx presentation.
Print a handout of the apple marketing.pptx presentation ready for distribution with six slides to a page to an output printer. Save and close the apple marketing.pptx file and close the presentation application.
END OF TEST
This is a sample test for use by Candidates intending to take the ECDL / ICDL Certification Tests. The test aim is to give Candidates an opportunity to become comfortable with the style and structure of the Test.The sample tests must not, under any circumstances, be used in Certification testing.