Top 50 Microsoft Outlook Assessment Test Questions

A Microsoft Outlook test is a per-employment hiring assessment that employers use during the recruitment process to check how proficient candidates are with Microsoft Outlook skills. In this post we will learn how to get prepared for Microsoft Outlook Per-Employment Test by looking at Top Outlook Test for Job Interview Questions and Answers.

Basic Outlook Test Questions

You need to have a good understanding of fundamentals of Microsoft Outlook to be able to answer basic outlook test questions. Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager app from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office. Outlook also includes calendaring, task managing, contact managing, note-taking, journal logging, and web browsing features. Microsoft Outlook provides some important features in it's integrated environment:

  • Email Client
  • Personal Data Manager
  • My Day in One Place
  • Organized Environment
  • Commonly used in Workplace
  • Web Based (Mobile App)
  • Folder Structure
  • Search Simplicity

In addition to basic integrated environment features, Outlook enables users to stay productive and knowledge of below features is often used on the test

  • Allows users to send messages and share files to collaborate with others.
  • Enables suggested replies
  • Provides Focused Inbox keeps what matters most front and center.
  • Allows user to pick a time on the calendar to use quick compose or select more options to add more details to your event.
  • Uses Smart time suggestions to find a meeting time that works for everyone.
  • When scheduling teams meeting you can quickly find a place to meet with Suggested locations.
  • Use integrated search to enable quickly find emails, events, and contacts.

Outlook Productivity Questions

A lot of questions on the tests are structured around Outlook productivity features. Outlook implements below listed principles to enable your productivity is a tool to help users manage your email messages, calendar, contacts, and tasks:

  • Outlook allows you to reduce the number of places where you read messages by using Focused Inbox feature.
  • Outlook enables user to use rules to send the messages that the don't need to read right away into user created folders.
  • Users can reduce the number of places where to manually file messages using Outlook.
  • Users can use a single to-do list and a single calendar to manage everything that needs to be done.
  • Outlook enables users to work in batches by using categories to help you group similar tasks together.


Outlookl Test Sample Questions and Answers

What is Microsoft Outlook?

The Correct Answer is:

  • Integrated platform to manage user data
    • Operates as Email client
  • Send, Receive and Forward Emails
  • Allows management of Calendar, Tasks, Notes & Tasks
  • Available on Windows, Mac, IOS/Android, and in the browser

How to create a New Email in Outlook?

The Correct Answer is:

  • Click New Email (CTRL + N)
  • Enter recipient info in the To field
  • Add Subject
  • Type the content of the message

How to make text bold, italic or underline?

The Correct Answer is:

  • Formatting features are available in the Basic Text menu in Outlook Ribbon
  • To change the formatting you need to highlight the text and click on the correspondent button to change the formatting
  • You can also right mouse click (in Windows) on the text to access the formatting menu
  • An alternative way to change formatting is by using keyboard shortcuts

About the Author

Vadim Mikhailenko, MBA

Vadim lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and works as an Information Technology Consultant, Coach and Educator. Vadim is very passionate about Milwaukee community and teaches classes to underprivileged students at local community college to help them get employed. Throughout his consulting career Vadim studied a lot of tools and technologies and learned hiring process by helping organizations to hire candidates and also supported students to get prepared and to pass interview and assessment tests.

Vadim loves to share his knowledge with and enjoys teaching  new skills to help you get hired for your dream job.

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