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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

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

Question 3

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

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

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

Question 5

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

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

Question 6

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

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

State whether the following statements are True/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

Write short notes on 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.

Step 3: Click the Audio button and then select Audio from File 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 Audio button followed by the Record Audio option from the drop-down list. The Record Sound window will appear on the slide. It contains three buttons- play, stop and record.

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

Step 4: Click OK to stop recording. The Sound icon will appear on the slide.

You can hear the recorded sound by clicking the Play button.

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 text or object in the slide, that is to be animated.

Step 2: Click the Animations tab that is available on the menu bar. It will display the various animation effects under the categories- Entrance, Emphasis, Exit and Motion.

Step 3: Click on the drop-down arrow from the Animation group. It will show a lot more effects in the drop-down list.

Step 4: When the various options under the Entrance Effect are clicked, it will show the animation effect of the selected slide. If you want to add more entrance effects, click More Entrance Effects.

Step 5: Select the effect in the Change Entrance Effect window and it will be added to the Animations tab. When an animation effect is added to a slide, the Effect Option button also appears under the Animations tab.

Step 6: Select the required effect, for example, Fly In and click the Effect Options button.

Step 7: From the drop-down list, select te direction in which you want to apply the effect to the slide.

The effect will appear on the text/object in the slide.

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 where we want to import data from the other application.

Step 2: Select the slide from the left pane or insert a new slide and then switch to the Insert tab.

Step 3: Click the Object button in the Text group and an Insert Object dialog box will appear.

Step 4: Select and click the Create from File radio button.

Step 5: Click the Browse button and the Browse window will appear on the screen.

Step 6: Select the data file from the source drive and click OK. The Insert Object will appear on the screen that will show 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 transitions are finishing touches that are used in a slide show to add visual movement as one slide changes to another during a presentation.

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 button in the Illustrations group.

Step 3: 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 will appear on the screen. It will display the selected button's action in the Hyperlink to box.

Step 6: Click on the Play sound box to play a sound with the action button.

Step 7: Click OK.

The action button will be inserted on the slide.

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