Microsoft Word Test – Basic, Intermediate, Advanced and Expert Tests


Microsoft Word is the most widely utilized, word processing application. It is used to create, edit and format documents. Microsoft Word comes with an extensive suite of tools, features and options that enable basic and advanced document creation.
You can use Microsoft Word to:

  • Create and format simple documents
  • Create professional documents such as resumes and reports
  • Create templates
  • Conduct mail merges for bulk emails, letters, labels and envelopes
  • Design brochures, newsletters, business cards and flyers

It is essential that all employees have a basic understanding of Microsoft Word for simple business related tasks. Furthermore, it is also recommended, that there are staff members in one’s company who are comfortable using Microsoft Word’s more advanced features, to create professional documents.
Employers are therefore advised to establish the abilities and proficiency of prospective and existing employees, in Microsoft Word.
The most recent version is Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365 but many organizations are using previous versions of Word.


RightPeople’s Word Testing suite evaluates a prospective or existing employee’s knowledge of Microsoft Word.
We offer four levels, tailored to the requirements of the organization and role that needs to be filled. The levels and the Microsoft Word features they assess include:

  • Basic Document Creation
  • Basic Document Editing
  • Simple Text Formatting (working with the font style, font size, font weight and font colour options)
  • Simple Paragraph Formatting (working with the alignment and spacing options)
  • Changing the Language
  • Inserting Headers and Footers
  • Applying Bullets to a List
  • Using the Find Command on the Ribbon
  • Adding and Deleting Comments
Word Basic
Intermediate Layout
  • Using the Ruler
  • Creating Hyperlinks
  • Working with Text Boxes, WordArt and Drop Cap
  • Inserting and Editing Headers and Footers
  • Changing the Page Colour and Page Borders
  • Basic Collaboration and real-time co-authoring
  • Creating and Formatting SmartArt graphics
  • Using the Find and Replace Dialog Box
  • Finding a Recently Used Document
  • Saving a Document as a PDF
  • Using Templates
  • Tracking Changes
  • Inserting Tables and Charts
  • Simple Table Formatting and Sorting
  • Using the Screenshot and Screen Clipping Feature in Word
  • Working with Columns
  • Working with Basic Mail Merge Options
  • Inserting Footnotes
  • OneDrive Sign-in
  • Applying Styles
  • Applying Themes
  • Using Indentation
  • Advanced Editing of existing Headers and Footers
  • Inserting a Watermark
  • Advanced Table Formatting and Table Properties
  • Using Advanced Mail Merge options
  • Different Saving Options
  • Advanced Sharing Options
  • Converting Footnotes to Endnotes
  • Working with Bookmarks
  • Using Advanced Find Options
Word Advanced
Word Expert
  • Setting AutoRecover options
  • Customizing Link Colour
  • Marking a Document as Read-Only
  • Using Breaks
  • Working with Pictures
  • Working with Page Numbers
  • Using the Researcher Tool
  • Defining New Multilevel Lists
  • Comparing Two Documents
  • Inserting Citations
  • Protecting Documents
  • Using the Ink Equation Feature

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