Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Chapter 2 – Lab Test B

Building a Presentation with Pictures and WordArt

Purpose: To demonstrate familiarity with building a presentation, inserting and formatting pictures, inserting and formatting shapes, and inserting and formatting WordArt.

Problem: You are asked to create a presentation about an upcoming art show on campus. You are going to make a presentation at several classes where you will be a guest inviting students to submit their work.

Instructions: Perform the following tasks.

  1. Create a new presentation using the Apothecary document theme.
  2. Type the title and content for the title slide and the three text slides shown in Figure PP2B-1a–d. Apply the Title Only layout to Slide 2, the Picture with Caption Layout to Slide 3, and the Two Content layout to Slide 4.
  3. On Slide 3, create a background by inserting the picture called Foliage. Change the transparency to 40%.  Apply this background to Slide 3 only. 
  4. On Slide 1, insert the picture called City Life. Apply the Simple Frame, Black picture style. Resize the picture so that it is approximately 2.72" x 3.5", change the border color to Gold, Accent 5, change the border weight to 3 pt, and then move the picture, as shown in Figure PP2B-1a. Increase the title text font size to 48 point, and then apply the WordArt style, Fill – Tan, Accent 3, Powdered Bevel.  Apply the Shadow effect to the subtitle.
  5. Increase the subtitle text font size to 32. Apply the WordArt style, Fill – Red, Accent 2, Double Outline – Accent 2.
  6. On Slide 2, bold the title text. Insert the pictures called Covered Bridge and Watercolor. Resize these pictures so they are approximately 2.9" x 3.7" and then move them to the locations shown in Figure PP2B-1b. Insert the Horizontal Scroll shape located in the Stars and Banners area, apply the Subtle Effect – Gold, Accent 5 shape style, and then resize the shape so that it is approximately 1.9" x 8.68". Change the shape outline weight to 3 pt. Type All Forms of Art Work Accepted as the shape text, change the font to Charlemagne STD, or a similar font, change the color to Dark Blue, and then change the size to 28 point.
  7. On Slide 3, insert the picture called Country. Change the title text font size to 36 point and bold this text. Change the Font color to Gold, Accent 5. Change the subtitle text font size to 24 point and then bold and italicize these words.
  8. On Slide 4, bold the title text. Insert the picture called Cypress into the right placeholder, apply the Beveled Oval, Black shape picture style, resize the picture so that it is approximately 4.16" x 5.25", and then sharpen the picture 50%.
  9. Apply the Gallery transition to all slides. Change the duration to 04.25.
  10. Change the document properties, as specified by your instructor. Save the presentation using the file name, Yourname – Lab Test B – PP2 in thed comp apps/ppt/chapter 2 folder on your Z:/ drive.
  11. Submit the document in the format specified by your instructor.

Figure PP2B 1a


Figure PP2B 1b


Figure PP2B 1c


Figure PP2B 1d