Class 6

PowerPoint: Visual Effects

Fill in the blanks with the correct words:

  1. Animations are special sound or visual effects on a slide.
  2. Transitions are special effects that appear when you move from one slide to the next.
  3. The printed thumbnail versions of each slide with optional space for notes are called Handouts.
  4. The Action Settings dialog box has Mouse Click and Mouse Over tabs.
  5. The audio added on a slide will start automatically or when the mouse is clicked.

True or False. Correct the false statement(s).

  1. The Action Buttons are present in Shapes drop-down menu. (True)
  2. The Audio and Video buttons are present in Media group on the HOME tab. (False)
    (Media group on the INSERT tab)
  3. You can record a narration that will play while the slide show runs. (True)
  4. A sound icon appears when an audio is inserted on the slide. (True)
  5. You can add only one animation to text and objects on a slide. (False)
    (We can add multiple animations to text and objects on a slide)

Choose the correct option:

  1. Which one is not a PowerPoint animation effect?
    a) Entrance
    b) Exit
    c) Emphasis
    d) Movement
  2. Which one is not a PowerPoint option to start an animation?
    a) On Click
    b) With Previous
    c) After Previous
    d) All Together
  3. The Print Layout that prints the thumbnail version of each slide with optional space for notes.
    a) Full Page Slides
    b) Notes Pages
    c) Outline
    d) Handouts
  4. The tabs that appear when an audio or video element is added to a slide.
    a) DESIGN
    c) FORMAT
    d) Both (b) and (c)
  5. Which value(s) is(are) valid for Advance Slides option in a PowerPoint Transition?
    a) On Mouse Click
    b) After
    c) Before
    d) Both (a) and (b)

Answer the following:

  1. Write steps to add an audio file on your computer.
    Step 1: INSERT tab → Media group → Audio option.
    Step 2: Click the Audio on My PC option.
    Step 3: Locate and select the desired audio file.
    Step 4: Click the Insert button.
  2. What are the different ways to advance a slide in transition effects?
    a) On Mouse Click: If we want the slide to stay on screen till the user clicks the mouse or press a key.
    b) After: If we want the next slide to appear after specified number of seconds.
  3. What is animation? What are the four animation effects?
    Animation is a special audio or visual effect that we can add to text or objects on a slide. The four animation effects are Entrance, Emphasis, Exit and Motion Paths.
  4. How will you add an action button which on clicking shows the first slide?
    Step 1: Click the INSERT tab → Illustrations group → Shapes button.
    Step 2: Select a Shape button from the Action Buttons section.
    Step 3: Draw the action button on the slide by dragging.
    Step 4: Select the Mouse Click tab.
    Step 5: Select Hyperlink to: option.
    Step 6: Select the destination as First Slide.
    Step 7: Click OK.
  5. How will you record your own voice and add it on a slide?
    Step 1: Click the INSERT tab → Media group → Audio option.
    Step 2: Select Record Audio option from the menu.
    Step 3: Click the Record button to record your voice.
    Step 4: Stop button to stop recording.
    Step 5: Click OK button to insert it on the slide.

Extra Questions:

  1. What are Action Buttons?
    Action buttons are built-in button shapes used to assign an action to occur when we click or hover the mouse pointer over it.
  2. What are the various views in PowerPoint 2013?
    Normal View, Outline View, Slide Sorter View, Notes Page and Reading View.
  3. What are the three commands in Start Slide Show group?
    From Beginning, From Current Slide, Custom Slide Show.
  4. The Normal view is the default view in PowerPoint.
  5. The Normal view is the main editing view used to create and design a presentation.
  6. The Outline view shows the slide text in outline form.
  7. The Slide Sorter view is used to see all the slides in miniature form so that we can easily add, delete or move slides.
  8. The Reading view fills the PowerPoint window with a preview of your presentation.
  9. Shortcut keys:
    a) to select consecutive slides: Shift + click the slides.
    b) to select random slides: Ctrl + click the slides.
    c) to duplicate a slide: Ctrl + D
    d) To stop the slide show: Esc key

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