Sample Test 1
Explain the difference between RAM and ROM, giving two characteristics of ROM and two of RAM. (4 Marks)
Give three advantages of using e-mail over postal mail. (3 Marks)
List three features of the World Wide Web. (3 Marks)
List 4 functions of the CPU. (4 Marks)
Explain why data should be backed up. (4 Marks)
List the requirements for connecting a computer to the Internet. (4 Marks)
The following items are either input or output devices: Microphone, Speaker. Describe the function of each device and indicate whether it is an input or output device. (4 Marks)
List four software applications that might be used in the office. (4 Marks)


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Sample Test 2
List four stages of the software development process. (4 Marks)
Define hardware and software and give an example of each. (4 Marks)
List three function of the operating system? (3 Marks)
List four tasks that might be carried out by a point of sale computer system. (4 Marks)
Give two health and safety issues associated with computers. What can be done to reduce the effects. (4 Marks)
List four requirements of the Data Protection Act. (4 Marks)
Identify two computer storage devices. Give an advantage of each device. (4 Marks)
What is required to connect a computer to the Internet? (3 Marks)

 

source

http://homepages.westminster.org.uk/it_new/ecdl/mod1/m1.asp

 

Module 1 Mock Test
This is a sample test only.

1. What is the name of the law for the storage and use of data in the UK?

A Details Provision Act
B Data Protection Authority
C Data Privacy Authority
D Data Protection Act

2. What is the best way to prevent a computer virus from entering your computer?

A Log out of your computer each time you have finished using it
B Install and use anti-virus software on your computer
C Do not use emails on your machine
D Make sure all your files are safely stored to your floppy disks

3. What does RSI stand for?

A Repeated Strain Inclusion
B Regular Systems Initiation
C Routine Structures Infection
D Repetitive Strain Injury

4. Health and safety is important when working with computers, which of the following will help to prevent injuries?

A Always use screen savers
B Ensure the office is air conditioned
C All trailing cables should be secured
D Turn the lights off at the end of the day

5. Which of the following systems will help to improve communications within the company?

A Excel
B Powerpoint
C Email
D Solitaire

6. Which is a use of e-commerce on the internet?

A Checking flight availability
B Searching for a suitable holiday
C Researching holiday destinations
D Booking a holiday

7. Which of the following would you use to find information on the internet?

A Email
B Word Processor
C Search Engine
D Photo Editor

8. In the home, which of the following would you use the internet for?

A Storing friends and family names and addresses
B Researching information for homework
C Storing your files
D Re-booting your computer

9. Which is the MAIN advantage of using a network system in the office?

A Allows sharing of data
B Regular backups
C Costs are reduced
D Office procedures can be automated

10. Which of the following software manages the files and folders on your computer's hard disk drive?

A Applications software
B Anti-virus software
C Systems software
D Utilities software

11. Which software application would you use to create a report?

A Excel
B Powerpoint
C Word
D Publisher

12. Which of the following is NOT an input device?

A Monitor
B Mouse
C Keyboard
D Scanner

13 What does GUI stand for?

A General Utilities Intervention
B Graphical User Interface
C General User Intervention
D Graphical Utilities Interface

http://www.nicholsontraining.co.uk/ECDLModule1.htm

Module 2

Sample Test 1
View the contents of the Candidate Disk. Explore the directory structure. Find the file called answerfile. Open the file and enter your name and candidate number in the space provided. (2 Marks)

Describe how you would view the contents of a disk. Write the answer in the answer file. (2 Marks)

Which button would you choose to run an application in a window?

Restore
Maximise
Minimise
Close
Write the correct option in the answer file. (2 Marks)


Which would you select to install a new printer?

Documents
Programs
Settings
Favourites
Write the answer in the answer file. (2 Marks)


Which extension represents a graphic file?

.xls
.bat
.mpp
.jpg
Write the answer in the answer file. (2 Marks)


Use the Windows Help facility to find information about running the Calculator application. Copy 2 lines of the help text into your answer file. (2 Marks)

Find the total number of files in the ECDL Module 2 files folder (including files in sub folders) and enter the number found on the next line of the answer file. (2 Marks)

Find all files with the extension .txt and enter the total number found on the next line of the answer file. (2 Marks)

Create a directory called Practice Test 1 with two sub-directories called Copied and Moved (2 Marks)

From the Files directory, move the three smallest files into the Moved directory (2 Marks)

Copy all files of type bmp to the Copied directory. (2 Marks)

Rename files starting with Apr so they start with Nov (2 Marks)

Delete the largest file in the Months directory. (2 Marks)

Rename the Trash folder with the name Old Files. (2 Marks)

Save the answer file and print a copy of the answer file. (2 Marks)


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Sample Test 2
View the contents of the Candidate Disk. Explore the directory structure. Find the file called answerfile. Open the file and enter your name and candidate number in the space provided. (2 Marks)

Describe how you would restart the computer after an error. Write the answer in the answer file. (2 Marks)

What does the x icon in the top right corner of a window mean?

Restore
Maximise
Minimise
Close
Write the correct option in the answer file. (2 Marks)


Where would you go to change the system display?

Accessories
Control Panel
Word processor
System information
Write the answer in the answer file. (2 Marks)


Find the amount of memory installed in the computer you are using. Write the answer in the answer file. (2 Marks)

Use the Windows Help facility to find information about setting the date and time. Copy 2 lines of the help text into your answer file. (2 Marks)

Find the total number of files in the ECDL Module 2 files folder (including files in sub folders) and enter the total number found on the next line of the answer file. (2 Marks)

Find all files with the extension .gif and enter the total number found on the next line of the answer file. (2 Marks)

Create a directory called Practice Test 2 with two sub-directories called Copied and Moved (2 Marks)

From the Files directory, move the three largest files into the Moved directory (2 Marks)

Copy all files of type txt to the Copied directory. (2 Marks)

Rename files starting with Aug so they start with Oct (2 Marks)

Delete the two oldest files in the Months directory. (2 Marks)

Delete all files in the Trash directory and remove this directory from the disk (2 Marks)

Save the answer file. Print a copy of the answer file. (2 Marks)

http://homepages.westminster.org.uk/it_new/ecdl/mod2/m2.asp

 

 

Module 3

this test is best done by going to this link http://homepages.westminster.org.uk/it_new/ecdl/mod3/m3.asp

Sample Test 1
Your task is to prepare a garden centre information sheet providing instructions about plants. In the test you are asked to edit the information sheet, to apply various formatting actions and to create a simple table. Total 30 marks
Open the word processing application. (1 Mark)
Open the document test3. The text is an information sheet, which needs to be formatted. (1 Mark)
Save the document to your Candidate Disk using the file name garden (1 Mark)
Select all the text in the document and change the font to Times New Roman. (1 Mark)
Change the font size of the entire document to 12 points. (1 Mark)
Embolden the text of the main heading. (1 Mark)
Change the font size of the heading to 14 point. (1 Mark)
Insert blank lines after each heading. Remove the blank line before Complete all pruning... (1 Mark)
At the end of the document, add the sentence Next week, Peter gives you tips for getting your vegetable garden off to a good start.
Create a new paragraph with the sentence you have added. (1 Mark)
Delete the line starting Bed in new plants... (1 Mark)
Change the left and right margins of the document to 4 cm. (1 Mark)
Centre the heading. (1 Mark)
Indent the first paragraph starting, A weekly information..., to start at 1 cm from both margins. (1 Mark)
Change the line spacing of the first paragraph to double spacing. (1 Mark)
Create a header and add the text Gardening Tips (1 Mark)
Insert a right aligned page number at the bottom of the page. (1 Mark)
Draw a line at the end of the text. (1 Mark)
Create a table with three columns and four rows below the line. (1 Mark)
Complete the table with the following text: (1 Mark)
Plant Planting month Flowering month
Honesty April August
Primula February April
Nigella March June

Centre align all the text in columns 2 and 3 in the table. (1 Mark)
Format the table using the automatic table formatting tool. (1 Mark)
Insert a page break after the table. (1 Mark)
Copy the heading Gardening for Amateurs from the first page to the top of the new page. (1 Mark)
Insert a clip art picture on the new page. (1 Mark)
Add a border around the graphic. (1 Mark)
Move the graphic so it is centred on the page. (1 Mark)
Use a spell check program and make changes if necessary. (Proper names are not included in this spell checking and may be ignored). (1 Mark)
Save the garden document and print 1 copy to an output printer if available, or as a print file to your Candidate Disk. (1 Mark)
Close the application. (1 Mark)


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Sample Test 2
Start your word processor and open the document Mailshot (1 Mark)
Save the document using your name as the filename. (1 Mark)
Change the font in the document to Times New Roman size 12. (1 Mark)
Embolden and underline the title Will your business be ready in time? (1 Mark)
Right justify the text of the document. (1 Mark)
Centre the line containing the title. (1 Mark)
Change the font of the title to Arial 10 point. (1 Mark)
Increase the font size of the title to 16 point. (1 Mark)
Set the title line so it has 6 point spacing above and 12 point spacing below. (1 Mark)
Add the text Make sure your business isn't one of them. so it becomes the last sentence of the first paragraph. (1 Mark)
Move the paragraph beginning Demand for courses is expected to be heavy so it becomes the final paragraph. (1 Mark)
Add your name before the line containing Training manager. Make sure that the spacing remains the same. (1 Mark)
Add a blank line and the text Enc at the end of the letter. (1 Mark)
Italicise this line. (1 Mark)
Add a header of your name and today's date. (1 Mark)
Insert a footer with centred page numbers. (1 Mark)
Insert your name in the first line of the document. (1 Mark)
Use the Spell checker to find and correct spelling errors. (Proper names are not included in this spell checking). Save the document. (1 Mark)
Change the left and right margins of the letter to 3.5 cm. (1 Mark)
Insert a page-break after the word Enc. (1 Mark)
On the second page, insert the following text in Arial 12 point: (1 Mark)
Booking Form


Use the indent function to make this text start 2 cm from the left margin. (1 Mark)
Insert a table with 5 rows and 2 columns with the following information (1 Mark)
Name
Company
Number of places
Date
Contact number

Set the line weight of the table borders at 2 points (1 Mark)
Insert a suitable clipart picture from a clipart library at the end of the document. (1 Mark)
Adjust the picture to a suitable size. (1 Mark)
Locate the file ADDRLIST.DOC and use as a mailmerge file. This contains names and addresses of people who are to receive a copy of the letter. (1 Mark)
Insert merge fields for Name, Address, City, Post Code. (1 Mark)
Merge the letter with the address list and save the file in Rich Text Format with a file name of M followed by your initials, for example MDRS.RTF (1 Mark)
Save your documents and close the word-processing program. (1 Mark)

Module 4

 

Sample Test 1
In this test you are asked to create a spreadsheet to record sales of books in various categories for the first quarter of the year. In the test you are asked to create the sales spreadsheet, to carry out various formatting actions, and to calculate totals and average sales. Total 30 Marks
Open the spreadsheet application. (1 Mark)
Open a new spreadsheet (using default layout option). Create the following book sales spreadsheet using the cell references as indicated in the table below. No other formatting is required at this stage. Leave the cells marked formula empty. (4 Marks)
A B C D E
1
2
3 Newtown Book Sales
4 Book Category January February March Average Sales
5 Fiction 2300 3700 2500 formula
6 Reference 4050 6000 1500 formula
7 Travel 3000 3800 2400 formula
8 Total Sales formula formula formula

Enter your name in cell A1 (1 Mark)
Select cell A3 and make the cell contents bold. (1 Mark)
Widen columns A to C as appropriate so that entered data is fully visible. (1 Mark)
Delete the contents of cell D6. Enter 4100 as the new figure. (1 Mark)
Enter the correct formula to calculate the sum of cells B5:B7 in cell B8. (1 Mark)
Replicate the formula in cell B8 to cell C8 and cell D8. (1 Mark)
Enter the correct formula in cell E5 to calculate the average of cell range B5:D5. (1 Mark)
Replicate the formula in cell E5 to cell E6 and cell E7. (1 Mark)
Insert a row between Newtown Book Sales and the headings row. (1 Mark)
Format all figures in the spreadsheet to include a thousands separator. (1 Mark)
Align the headings in columns B:E to the right of the cells. (1 Mark)
Format Totals Salesrow so the numbers are displayed with a pound sign . (Widen columns if required.) (1 Mark)
Add the header Quarter 1 in cell E1. (1 Mark)
Save the spreadsheet as Bksales to your Candidate Disk. (1 Mark)
Open a second worksheet in the Bksales workbook. Enter the text Total Sales in cell A3 on this new worksheet. (1 Mark)
Copy the Totals Sales row from the first worksheet in the Bksales worksheet and paste into the second worksheet starting in cell A3. (Widen columns as appropriate.) (1 Mark)
Return to the first worksheet. Create a bar chart on this worksheet, from the data contained within the cell range A6 to D8. (1 Mark)
Add Book Sales as the title for the bar chart. (1 Mark)
Modify the bar colours in the chart to appear as blue, green and orange. (1 Mark)
Copy the bar chart from the first worksheet and paste in the second worksheet below the Total Sales row. (1 Mark)
Return to the first worksheet. Move the bar chart so that the sales data and the bar chart appear on the same page when printed. (1 Mark)
Print one copy of the sales data and bar chart as prepared above to an output printer if available or as a print file to your Candidate Disk. (Use the file name Bksales.prn if you are adding a print file to your Candidate Disk.) (1 Mark)
Save the Bksales workbook. (1 Mark)
Open the spreadsheet ECDLsamp1.xls and change the font of the title to Arial 12 point Bold. (1 Mark)
Save and close all open spreadsheets and close the spreadsheet program. (1 Mark)


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Sample Test 2
In this test you are asked to create a spreadsheet to record sales of a pizza delivery company for the first quarter of the year. In the test you are asked to create the spreadsheet, to carry out various formatting actions, to calculate totals and average sales and to draw a chart of the sales. Total 30 Marks
Open the spreadsheet application. (1 Mark)
Open a new spreadsheet (using default layout option). Create the following spreadsheet using the cell references as indicated in the table below. No other formatting is required at this stage. Leave the cells marked formula empty. (4 Marks)
A B C D E
1 Pizza Delivery Co
2 March April May Average Sales
3 Pepperoni 2200 3290 1850 formula
4 Spicy Beef 1350 4100 1240 formula
5 Marinara 1900 3700 1700 formula
6 Neapolitan 1870 1750 1500 formula
7 Total formula formula formula

Select cell A1 and make the cell contents bold. (1 Mark)
Widen columns A to C as appropriate so that entered data is fully visible. (1 Mark)
Delete the contents of cell C3. Enter 3920 as the new figure. (1 Mark)
Enter the correct formula to calculate the sum of cells B3:B6 in cell B7. (1 Mark)
Replicate the formula in cell B7 to cell C7 and cell D7. (1 Mark)
Enter the correct formula in cell E3 to calculate the average of cell range B3:D3. (1 Mark)
Replicate the formula in cell E3 to cell E4, E5 and cell E6. (1 Mark)
Format all figures in the spreadsheet to include a thousands separator. (1 Mark)
Align the headings in columns B:E to the right of the cells. (1 Mark)
Format the Total row so the numbers are displayed with a pound sign . (Widen columns if required.) (1 Mark)
Add a border round the outside of the spreadsheet. (1 Mark)
Add a header with your name. (1 Mark)
Save the spreadsheet as Pizzas to your Candidate Disk. (1 Mark)
Open a second worksheet in the Pizzas spreadsheet. Enter the text Total Sales in cell C3 on this new worksheet. (1 Mark)
Copy the totals row from the first worksheet in the Pizzas spreadsheet and paste into the second worksheet starting in cell C4. (Widen columns as appropriate.) (1 Mark)
Return to the first worksheet. Create a pie chart on this worksheet, from the data contained within the cell range A3 to D6. (1 Mark)
Add Pizza Sales as the title for the pie chart. (1 Mark)
Modify the colours of the pie chart to appear as red, blue and green. (1 Mark)
Copy the pie chart from the first worksheet and paste in the second worksheet below the Total row. (1 Mark)
Return to the first worksheet. Move the pie chart so that the sales data and the chart appear on the same page when printed. (1 Mark)
Print one copy of the sales data and chart as prepared above to an output printer if available or as a print file to your Candidate Disk. (Use the file name pizzas.prn if you are adding a print file to your Candidate Disk.) (1 Mark)
Save the Pizzas spreadsheet. (1 Mark)
Open the workbook ECDLsamp1.xls and change the font of the title to Arial 16 point bold (1 Mark)
Run the spell checker and correct any errors in the spreadsheet. (1 Mark)
Save and close all open spreadsheets and close the spreadsheet program. (1 Mark)


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Thanks to Diane Saxon of City College Manchester for permission to use these sample tests.

 

Module 5

 

Sample Test 1
Part 1 - 15 Marks
Your task is to create a database containing information about magazines for a newsagent.
Open the database application and create the table/file with the following fields (1 Mark for each)
Field Name Field Type Length
Title Text 50
Category Text 10
Publisher Text 30
Frequency (e.g. weekly) Text 10
Cost Currency 2 decimal places

Set Title as the primary key. (1 Mark)
Save the table as Magazines. (1 Mark)
Create two records for any magazines (real or imagined) of your own choice. (1 Mark)
Sort the records in alphabetical order of Title. (1 Mark)
Create a simple form to input data. (1 Mark)
Add a label in the header area of the form with the text Magazine List. (1 Mark)
Insert a picture from clip art on the right hand side of the form. (1 Mark)
Save the form as Magazine Entry Form. (1 Mark)
Change the field length of the Publisher field to 40. (1 Mark)
Save and close the form and database. (1 Mark)

Part 2 - 15 Marks
The ECDLNMS file is a database, which contains name and address information. The file is located on your Candidate Disk. The database contains a table called Addresses with Names, Addresses, Post Codes and dates of birth.
Open the ECDLNMS database. (1 Mark)
Find the record for J MacAllister. (1 Mark)
Change the spelling of the surname to McAllister. (1 Mark)
Write a query to list all the data for all records whose Post-Code is W13. (1 Mark)
Sort the records in ascending order of Surname. (1 Mark)
Save your query as PostCode. (1 Mark)
Change the query to list only Surname, Initials and Date of Birth. (1 Mark)
Sort the records in ascending order of Date of Birth. (1 Mark)
Save the query as DOB. (1 Mark)
Create a report showing all the records sorted by Surname. (1 Mark)
Insert a clip art graphic in the header area of the report and save the report. (1 Mark)
Write a query to list all records of people born between 1963 and 1969. (1 Mark)
Sort the records in ascending order of Date of Birth. (1 Mark)
Save your query as 63-69. (1 Mark)
Save all files and close the application. (1 Mark)


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Sample Test 2
Part 1 - 15 Marks
Your task is to create a database containing information about videos for a video rental company.
Open the database application and create the table/file with the following fields (1 Mark for each)
Field Name Field Type Length
Title Text 30
Category Text 10
Date Published Date/Time Short Date
Duration (minutes) Numeric Integer
Purchase Price Currency 2 decimal places

Set Title as the primary key. (1 Mark)
Save the table as Videos. (1 Mark)
Create two records for any video films (real or imagined) of your own choice. (1 Mark)
Sort the records in alphabetical order of Title. (1 Mark)
Create a simple form to input data. (1 Mark)
Add a label in the header area of the form with the text Video List. (1 Mark)
Insert a picture from clip art on the right hand side of the form. (1 Mark)
Save the form as Video Entry Form. (1 Mark)
Change the field length of the Title field to 40. (1 Mark)
Save and close the form and database. (1 Mark)
Part 2 - 15 Marks
The ECDLNMS file is a database, which contains name and address information. The file is located on your Candidate Disk. The database contains a table called Addresses with Names, Addresses, Post Codes and dates of birth.
Open the ECDLNMS database. (1 Mark)
Find the record for Q Fanton. (1 Mark)
Change the spelling of the surname to Fenton. (1 Mark)
Write a query to list all the data for all records whose Post-Code is D6. (1 Mark)
Sort the records in ascending order of Surname. (1 Mark)
Save your query as PostCode. (1 Mark)
Change the query to extract only Surname, Initials and Date of Birth. (1 Mark)
Sort the records in ascending order of Date of Birth. (1 Mark)
Save the query as DOB. (1 Mark)
Create a report showing all the records sorted by Postcode. (1 Mark)
Insert a clip art graphic in the header area of the report and save the report. (1 Mark)
Write a query to list all records of people born between 1970 and 1980. (1 Mark)
Sort the records in ascending order of Date of Birth. (1 Mark)
Save your query as 70-80. (1 Mark)
Save all files and close the application. (1 Mark)

http://homepages.westminster.org.uk/it_new/ecdl/mod5/m5.asp

 

Module 6

go to http://homepages.westminster.org.uk/it_new/ecdl/mod6/m6.asp if you need the graphics for this page.

Module 6 Practice Tests

Sample Test 1
Part 1 - 15 Marks
Your task is to make a 3-page presentation for the launch of a new album for a band.
Start the presentation application ready to create a new presentation. (1 Mark)
Slide 1 is the Title slide. Select an appropriate layout for this slide. (1 Mark)
Type the following text on the title slide: (1 Mark)
The Band
The New Album


Change the colour of this text to Red. (1 Mark)
Find an appropriate template (background) which you think fits the subject. Use it for all three pages. (1 Mark)
Add your name and the date as a footer and ensure it appears on all pages. (1 Mark)
On slide 2, enter the title The New Album. (1 Mark)
On this slide, type the following text in bulleted format: (1 Mark)
Release date 3 July
New promo video
Press and radio advertising campaign
Television appearance
Top of the Tops
The Lottery Show


Insert a clipart picture appropriate to the subject. Arrange the text and picture so they appear side by side on the slide. (1 Mark)
Change the font of the bulleted text to Arial. (1 Mark)
Slide 3 is to have a chart with some text underneath. Select an appropriate layout. Type the following title for the page: (1 Mark)
Album Sales


Create a graph (bar chart) based on the following information: (1 Mark)
Album Sales
1997 300000
1998 800000
1999 1200000
2000 1300000

Add the following text: (1 Mark)
These figures include sales of singles and albums in CD and cassette format. The release of the new album is expected to take the Band's sales this year to well over one million.


Print the presentation on the available printer (or save the presentation to a file) (1 Mark)
Save and close all files. (1 Mark)

Part 2 - 15 Marks
The second part of the Presentation test involves making some changes to the ECDLsamp1 presentation which you'll find on the Candidate Disk.
Open the presentation ECDLsamp1. (1 Mark)
Delete the second slide from the ECDLsamp1 presentation. (1 Mark)
Change the layout of slide 1 to be a title slide. (1 Mark)
Copy the computer image from slide 4 to the right hand side of slide 1. (1 Mark)
Increase the size of the computer image on slide 1. (1 Mark)
Draw a border round the image on slide 1. (1 Mark)
Change the font of all the text on slide 1 to Arial. (1 Mark)
Change the font colour of the text on the last slide to Red. (1 Mark)
Number the slides in the presentation. (1 Mark)
Use a spell check program and make any changes where necessary. (Proper names are not included in this spell checking and may be ignored). (1 Mark)
Move slide 3 so it becomes the last slide in the presentation. (1 Mark)
Change the orientation of the presentation from landscape to portrait. (1 Mark)
Print the presentation ready for distribution with six slides to a page. (1 Mark)
Apply a slide transition effect between all the slides. (1 Mark)
Save the presentation as newInfo to your Candidate Disk and close the presentation application. (1 Mark)


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Sample Test 2
Part 1 - 15 Marks
Your task is to make a 3-page presentation for a training company.
Start the presentation application ready to create a new presentation. (1 Mark)
Slide 1 is the Title slide. Select an appropriate layout for this slide. (1 Mark)
Type the following text on the title slide: (1 Mark)
City Training
1 The Street, Midchester
info@citytraining.co.uk


Change the colour of this text to Blue. (1 Mark)
On slide 2, enter the title What do we offer? (1 Mark)
On this slide, type the following text in bulleted format: (1 Mark)
Customer Service training
Computer training
Conference organisation
Marketing services


Insert a clipart picture appropriate to the subject. Arrange the text and picture so they appear side by side on the slide. (1 Mark)
Change the spacing of the bulleted text to 1.5 lines. (1 Mark)
Slide 3 is to have an organisation chart. Select an appropriate layout and create the chart as shown: (1 Mark)


Add the heading City Training to the organisation chart. (1 Mark)
Set a light coloured background for all three slides. (1 Mark)
Add a transition effect for all 3 slides. (1 Mark)
Add your name and the date as a footer and ensure it appears on all pages. (1 Mark)
Print the presentation as handouts (3 to a page) on the available printer (or save the presentation to a print file) (1 Mark)
Save and close all files. (1 Mark)
Part 2 - 15 Marks
The second part of the Presentation test involves making some changes to the ECDLsamp1 presentation which is on the Candidate Disk.
Open the ECDLsamp1 presentation. (1 Mark)
Delete the last slide from the ECDLsamp1 presentation. (1 Mark)
Change the layout of slide 1 to be a title slide. (1 Mark)
Copy the computer image from slide 4 to the right hand side of slide 2. (1 Mark)
Increase the size of the computer image on slide 2. (1 Mark)
Draw a dotted line boder around the image on slide 2. (1 Mark)
Change the font of all the text on slide 1 to Arial. (1 Mark)
Change the font colour of the Information Revolution title on slide 1 to Red. (1 Mark)
Number the slides in the presentation. (1 Mark)
Use a spell check program and make any changes where necessary. (Proper names are not included in this spell checking and may be ignored). (1 Mark)
Move slide 2 so it becomes the last slide in the presentation. (1 Mark)
Change the orientation of the presentation from landscape to portrait. (1 Mark)
Print the presentation ready for distribution with six slides to a page. (1 Mark)
Apply a slide transition effect between all the slides. (1 Mark)
Save the presentation as newInfoRev to your Candidate Disk and close the presentation application. (1 Mark)

 

 

 

Module 7

Sample Test 1
Part 1 - 15 Marks
Open a Web browsing application. (1 Mark)
Open the answerfile on the Candidate Disk and type your name at the top of the file. (1 Mark)
Open the URL or web address: http://www.citycol.com/computing/ecdl (1 Mark)
Navigate to the ECDL Information page. (1 Mark)
Copy the ECDL logo or the image location into the answerfile. (1 Mark)
Save the ECDL Information page as a web page or text file on your Candidate Disk. (1 Mark)
Copy two lines of text from the ECDL Information page into the answer file and save. (1 Mark)
Open the hyperlink entitled Frequently Asked Questions on the ECDL Information page. Copy one of the questions and answers as your answer in the answer file. Save the file. (1 Mark)
Describe how to change the text size of the web browsing application. Enter your answer in the answer file and save. (1 Mark)
Use the browser Help function to find information about Internet. Copy a paragraph of text information from the help page into your answer file and save. (1 Mark)
Access a search engine and enter the keyword Bristol in a search. (1 Mark)
Copy or enter a relevant hyperlink from the search results as your answer in the answer file and save. (1 Mark)
Refine your search to include theatres in Bristol. (1 Mark)
Copy or enter a relevant hyperlink from the search as your answer in the answer file and save. (1 Mark)
Close the Web browsing application. (1 Mark)
Part 2 - 15 Marks
Open an electronic mail application. (1 Mark)
Open your mail inbox. (1 Mark))
You are going to compose and send an e-mail message. Open a new mail message and enter the following text: (1 Mark)
Jayne, we need to get together to discuss next week’s project meeting. Can you find half an hour later today?


Insert the address nick.stevenson@westminster.org.uk in the message To field, and the title Project Meeting in the Subject field. (1 Mark)
Attach the file Meeting Notes on your Candidate Disk to the mail message. (1 Mark)
Insert the address ecdl@westminster.org.uk in the Cc field. (1 Mark)
Print a copy of the message. (1 Mark)
Send the message. (1 Mark)
Locate the message with the subject ECDL test message contained in your inbox and reply to the message, adding your name and the text Message received. Send the message. (1 Mark)
Create a new mail message. Enter the address nick.stevenson@westminster.org.uk in the To field. Enter the address ecdl@westminster.org.uk in the Cc field. (1 Mark)
Enter New Message in the subject field. (1 Mark)
Copy all the text from the message entitled ECDL test message and paste this text into the new message to the test leader. (1 Mark)
Copy 2 or 3 lines of text from the Meeting Notes file into the message and send the message. (1 Mark)
Open the ECDL test message again. Add a comment saying Thank you and forward the ECDL test message to ecdl@westminster.org.uk (1 Mark)
Close the electronic mail application. (1 Mark)


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Sample test 2
Part 1 - 15 Marks
Open a Web browsing application. (1 Mark)
Open the answerfile on your Candidate Disk and type your name at the top of the file. (1 Mark)
Open the URL or web address: http://www.citycol.com/computing/ecdl. (1 Mark)
Navigate to the ECDL Information page and then to the ECDL FAQs page. (1 Mark)
Copy two lines of text from the ECDL FAQs page into the answer file and save the file. (1 Mark)
Copy the ECDL logo or the image location into your answerfile and save. (1 Mark)
Save the ECDL FAQs page to your disk as a web page or as a text file. (1 Mark)
Describe how to change the home page of the web browsing application. Enter your answer in the answer file and save. (1 Mark)
Use the browser Help function to find information about Searching. Copy 2 or 3 lines of text from the Help page into your answer file and save. (1 Mark)
Return to the home page on your computer and copy the URL into the answerfile. (1 Mark)
Access a search engine and enter the keyword Manchester in a search. (1 Mark)
Copy or enter a relevant hyperlink from the search results as your answer in the answer file and save. (1 Mark)
Refine your search to include sport in Manchester. (1 Mark)
Navigate to one of the pages found and copy or enter the URL into the answer file and save. (1 Mark)
Close the Web browsing application. (1 Mark)
Part 2 - 15 Marks
Open an electronic mail application. (1 Mark)
Open your mail inbox. (1 Mark))
You are going to compose and send an e-mail message. Open a new mail message and enter the following text:
Mo, we need to get together to discuss next week’s conference visit. Can we meet after lunch? (1 Mark)


Insert the address nick.stevenson@westminster.org.uk in the message To field, and the title Conference Visit in the Subject field. (1 Mark)
Enter the address ecdl@westminster.org.uk in the Cc field. (1 Mark)
Attach the file Meeting Notes on your Candidate Disk to the mail message. (1 Mark)
Print a copy of the message. (1 Mark)
Send the message. (1 Mark)
Locate the message with the subject ECDL test message contained in your inbox and reply to the message. Do not include the original message text but add your name and the text Message received. Send the nessage(1 Mark)
Forward the ECDL test message to ecdl@westminster.org.uk (1 Mark)
Create a new mail message. Enter the address nick.stevenson@westminster.org.uk in the To field. Enter the address ecdl@westminster.org.uk in the Cc field. (1 Mark)
Copy all the text from the message entitled ECDL test message and paste this text into the new message. (1 Mark)
Copy 2 lines of text from the Meeting Notes file into the message and send the message. (1 Mark)
Delete the ECDL test message from your Inbox. (1 Mark)
Close the electronic mail application. (1 Mark)


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