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Chapter 5

Presentation: Visual Effects

Class 6 - APC Understanding Computer Studies


Choose the correct options

Question 1

Slides are .......... pages displayed on a computer screen.

  1. hard
  2. colour
  3. electronic
  4. none

Answer

electronic

Reason — A slide is an electronic page that is displayed on a computer screen with multimedia effects.

Question 2

Animation can be removed from a slide by selecting the .......... button from the Animation Pane.

  1. Remove
  2. Quit
  3. Delete
  4. Del

Answer

Remove

Reason — Animation can be removed from a slide by selecting the 'Remove' button from the Animation Pane

Question 3

The 'Play All' button is available on the ..........

  1. Ribbon
  2. Transition to Slide
  3. Apply to All
  4. Animation Pane

Answer

Animation Pane

Reason — By clicking the 'Play All / Play From', we can see the preview effects applied to one or all objects on the slide.

Question 4

In an MS PowerPoint presentation, the default view of the slide layout is ..........

  1. Reading
  2. Slide Sorter
  3. Normal
  4. Slide Show

Answer

Normal

Reason — Normal view is the default view of the slide layout.

Question 5

When one slide follows another slide on the screen, it is called ..........

  1. Slide Show
  2. Transition
  3. Animation
  4. Presentation

Answer

Slide Show

Reason — Slide show refers to as the collection of slides arranged in a sequence to run one after another on the screen.

Question 6

The shortcut keys to create a new slide are ..........

  1. Ctrl + N
  2. Ctrl + M
  3. Ctrl + N
  4. Ctrl + X

Answer

Ctrl + M

Reason — Ctrl + M is the shortcut key to insert a new slide.

Fill in the blanks

Question 1

In PowerPoint, the individual pages of a presentation are called Slides.

Question 2

Custom Animation allows to add different visual effects to text and objects on a slide.

Question 3

Slide Master is the topmost slide that contains information of all the slides in a presentation.

Question 4

Slide Sorter view displays miniature image of slides in a PowerPoint presentation.

Question 5

In PowerPoint, the shortcut key for the slide show is F5.

State True or False

Question 1

MS PowerPoint is a part of MS Office.
True

Question 2

Slide transition merges the next slide during the slide show.
False

Question 3

The function key to start 'Slide Transition' is F5.
False

Question 4

You can insert online audios but not online videos in a slide.
False

Question 5

You can record your own voice in a slide.
True

Question 6

Slide Master is the very first slide of the presentation.
True

Identify labelled buttons

Question 1

Identify labelled buttons of a 'Record Sound' window.

Class 6 ICSE Computer Studies Identify labelled buttons of a 'Record Sound' window.

Answer

  1. Play
  2. Stop
  3. Record

Name the following Action Buttons

Question 1

Name the following 'Action Buttons'

Class 6 ICSE Computer Studies Name the Action Buttons

Answer

  1. Back or Previous
  2. Beginning
  3. Sound
  4. End
  5. Forward or Next

Name the following

Question 1

Three types of Custom Animation

Answer

  1. Entrance
  2. Emphasis
  3. Exit

Question 2

Three options of Action Buttons

Answer

  1. Beginning
  2. End
  3. Home

Question 3

Three types of Slide transitions

Answer

  1. Subtle
  2. Exciting
  3. Dynamic Content

Case-Study Based Questions

An Intra School Debate Competition is organised in the school of your friend for which he has created a PowerPoint presentation. Further, his teacher told him to add audio to some of the slides so that the whole presentation could be given a realistic look. He wants you to clear some of his queries by answering the given below:

(a) Under which group 'Audio' option is available to record the voice?

(b) Name the dialog box shown alongside.

(c) Name the highlighted button shown on the dialog box.

(d) What is the significance of OK button on the dialog box?

Class 6 ICSE Computer Studies Name the Action Buttons

Answer

(a) 'Audio' option is available under the 'Media' group on the 'Insert tab'.

(b) It is the 'Record Sound' dialog box.

(c) Stop button

(d) OK button stops the recording and inserts the recorded file on the slide.

Define the following

Question 1

A Slide

Answer

A slide is an electronic page that is displayed on a computer screen with multimedia effects. Slides are used to communicate information to the audience.

Question 2

Custom Animation

Answer

Custom animation allows us to add different visual effects to a slide. Through animation effects, we can make our slide-show more interactive.

Question 3

Action buttons

Answer

Action buttons are communicative buttons which can be added on the slides to perform various actions during the slide show. For example: Forward, Home, Sound, End etc.

Action buttons become active during the slide show. Sound to an action button is optional.

Question 4

Slide Master

Answer

A slide master is the topmost slide in the order of slides that provides common information to all the slides in a presentation.

The common information can be regarding the theme and slide layouts of a presentation. This may include the background, color, fonts, effects etc.

Question 5

Slide Transition

Answer

Slide transition is a special effect applied to slides when we display the next slide during a slide show. It determines how the current slide switches to the next. There are three types of slide transitions:

  1. Subtle
  2. Exciting
  3. Dynamic Content

Question 6

Slide Show

Answer

A slide show is an electronic presentation displayed on the computer screen with multimedia effects. It is a collection of slides arranged in a systematic order to communicate information about a particular topic.

Explain the following with reference to MS PowerPoint

Question 1

How will you insert a sound file to a slide? Explain.

Answer

To insert a sound file to a slide, follow these steps:

Step 1: Select the slide to which a sound file is to be added.

Step 2: Click the Insert tab on the ribbon.

Step 3: Click the Audio option in the 'Media' group. Then select Audio on My PC from the drop-down list.

Step 4: An Insert Audio window will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Browse the sound file that is to be added.

Step 6: Select the sound file and click Insert.

The sound icon will appear on the slide. One can hear the sound by clicking the Play icon.

Question 2

You want to insert your own sound in a slide. How will you perform this task?

Answer

To insert your own sound in a slide, follow these steps:

Step 1: Select the slide to which your own sound is to be added.

Step 2: Click the Insert tab. Then click the Audio option in the 'Media' group followed by the Record Audio option from the drop-down list. The Record Sound dialog box appears on the screen. It contains three buttons — play, stop and record.

Step 3: Click the record button to record your voice. Notice that the timer begins maintaining the sound length of your recording.

Step 4: Click OK to stop recording and insert the recorded file.

The Sound icon will appear on the slide. Click the Play button to hear the recorded sound.

Question 3

How will you animate a/an text/object in a slide? Explain.

Answer

To animate a/an text/object in a slide, follow these steps:

Step 1: Select the slide and then the text or object you want to animate.

Step 2: Click the Animations tab on the ribbon.

Step 3: In the Animations group, click down (▼) button and choose an animation type (say, Entrance) followed by any effect (say, Wipe).

Step 4: Click the Effect Options button and select From Left (say). Repeat the process for other elements of the slide. Similarly, you can add effects to the elements of rest of the slides. Finally, save the presentation.

Question 4

Mention all the steps to insert the data from a file to a slide.

Answer

To insert the data from a file to a slide, follow these steps:

Step 1: Open the PowerPoint presentation. Select the slide or insert a new slide as per your choice to import data from the other application.

Step 2: Click the Insert tab.

Step 3: Click the Object option in the Text group and the Insert Object dialog box appears.

Step 4: Select the Create from File radio button.

Step 5: Click the Browse option and the Browse window appears on the screen.

Step 6: Select the document from the source drive and click OK. The Insert Object dialog box appears on the screen showing the entire path of the source file.

Step 7: Click OK.

The data will be inserted in the selected slide of the presentation.

Question 5

What is the significance of slide transition in a PowerPoint presentation?

Answer

Slide transition determines how the current slide switches to the next. It adds a special visual effect to slides when transitioning from one slide to the next during the slide show.

Slide transitions add to the professional appearance of the slide show and draw attention to specific important slides.

Hence, they play a significant role in making a presentation attractive and effective.

Question 6

What are the advantages of Slide Master in a presentation? Explain.

Answer

The advantages of Slide Master in a presentation are as follows:

  1. We can make universal style changes to every slide in our presentation.
  2. When we use a slide master, we don't have to type the same information on more than one slide.
  3. When we make a presentation that contains a lot of slides, slide master helps to manage the presentation.
  4. When we create and edit a slide master, it affects and improves the look of the entire presentation.

Question 7

How will you insert an action button in a slide?

Answer

To insert an action button in a slide, follow these steps:

Step 1: Select the slide on which the action button is to be inserted.

Step 2: Click the Insert tab and then the Shapes option in the Illustrations group.

Step 3: From the drop-down list, select an action button from the Action Buttons section. The mouse pointer will take the shape of '+' sign.

Step 4: Bring the pointer on the selected slide.

Step 5: Drag the pointer to draw the shape of the button. An Action Settings dialog box appears on the screen. Select the tab Mouse click or Mouse Over.

Step 6: Select the radio button Hyperlink to under Action on click section and choose an action (say, Previous Slide) from the drop-down list.

Step 7: Click the checkbox Play Sound to choose a sound from the drop-down list. It will enable the sound when the action button is clicked.

Step 8: Click OK.

The action button will perform its task when clicked during a slide show.

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