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Computer Literacy Quiz

45 Questions
Computer Literacy Quiz

This quiz was designed to assess a student's knowledge of basic computer usage in addition to their knowledge of Microsoft Word 2007, and computer literacy!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Click art

    • B. 

      Pictoclicks

    • C. 

      Icons

    • D. 

      Taskbar

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Window buttons

    • B. 

      Screen buttons

    • C. 

      Size buttons

    • D. 

      Benjamin Buttons

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Double-click with the left mouse button

    • B. 

      Click with the right mouse button

    • C. 

      Click with the left mouse button

    • D. 

      Click start

  • 4. 
    What is the name of this Windows element?
    • A. 

      Workbar

    • B. 

      Taskbar

    • C. 

      Program bar

    • D. 

      Spacebar

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Click, point, move the mouse

    • B. 

      Point, click, move the mouse, click

    • C. 

      Point, press the mouse button, move the mouse, release the mouse button

    • D. 

      Double Click the item you want to drag

  • 6. 
    What is Windows XP?
    • A. 

      The computer’s operating system

    • B. 

      A program for displaying images on the screen

    • C. 

      A system for displaying photos and images on the computer

    • D. 

      A hard drive

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Desk screen

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Desk window

    • D. 

      Home page

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Cancel

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Home page

    • B. 

      Ribbon

    • C. 

      Taskbar

    • D. 

      Button bar

  • 10. 
    What does this button do?
    • A. 

      Closes the window

    • B. 

      Maximizes the window

    • C. 

      Reduces the size of the window

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      PS/2 port

    • B. 

      USB port

    • C. 

      Parallel port

    • D. 

      Pass Port

  • 12. 
    In which window can you display the available hard drive space most quickly?
    • A. 

      System Properties

    • B. 

      My Computer

    • C. 

      My Documents

  • 13. 
    What are documents, drawings, and programs stored on the hard drive called?
    • A. 

      Folders

    • B. 

      Files

    • C. 

      Folder properties

    • D. 

      DVD

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      The web page is too large for your screen

    • B. 

      The computer settings have been adjusted so that this website is not accessible

    • C. 

      The Internet connection isn’t working

    • D. 

      Your monitor is not on

  • 15. 
    Are spaces allowed in web addresses?
    • A. 

      Yes, but only between two letters

    • B. 

      Yes

    • C. 

      No

  • 16. 
    What is jumping from one website to another called?
    • A. 

      Leaping

    • B. 

      Hyperlinking

    • C. 

      Surfing

  • 17. 
    What kinds of printers are there?
    • A. 

      Laser printers and modem printers

    • B. 

      Laser printers and inkjet printers

    • C. 

      Laser printers and typex printers

  • 18. 
    What is this kind of computer called?
    • A. 

      Lapcomp

    • B. 

      Laptop

    • C. 

      Toplap

    • D. 

      Windows Mobile

  • 19. 
    Is [email protected] a proper web address?
    • A. 

      Yes, this address is correct. As a result of the @ symbol, the first web page is immediately opened

    • B. 

      No, because the dot should be replaced by an @ symbol

    • C. 

      No, because the @ should be replaced by a dot

  • 20. 
    What does downloading from the Internet mean?
    • A. 

      Retrieving files from the Internet

    • B. 

      Lowering your game level on the Internet

    • C. 

      Viewing web pages on the Internet

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      The word or phrase might be misspelled.

    • B. 

      The word or phrase might contain a grammatical error.

    • C. 

      The word or phrase has been copied to the clipboard.

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      A list of previously visited websites appears on the left-hand side of the window

    • B. 

      The last action is undone

    • C. 

      A list of favorite web addresses appears on the left-hand side of the window

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      A program that monitors your surfing behavior on the Internet

    • B. 

      A website where you can type in key words and search for them in millions of web pages

    • C. 

      A website where you can click on hundreds of categorized web addresses

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Telephone table

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      CD rom

  • 25. 
    What ribbon do you use to change margins?
    • A. 

      Page Layout

    • B. 

      View

    • C. 

      Home

    • D. 

      Insert

  • 26. 
    What does WWW mean?
    • A. 

      Web World Works

    • B. 

      World Wide Web

    • C. 

      World Wide Watch

    • D. 

      World Wrestling Federation

  • 27. 
    If you’re connected to the Internet, you are:
    • A. 

      Outline

    • B. 

      Offline

    • C. 

      Online

  • 28. 
    In Microsoft Word 2007, a squiggly red line under a word means
    • A. 

      Check your grammer

    • B. 

      Word does not have a synonym match

    • C. 

      The word is misspelled

    • D. 

      The dictionary is full

  • 29. 
    What is the 1 shortcut key in Microsoft Word that will start the spellcheck feature automatically?
    • A. 

      F5

    • B. 

      F4

    • C. 

      F7

    • D. 

      F2

  • 30. 
    On what tool bar do you need to be on to select the ruler?
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      Developer

    • C. 

      Page Layout

    • D. 

      View

  • 31. 
    What page view can you use to see what it will look like when printed?
    • A. 

      Draft View

    • B. 

      Outline View

    • C. 

      Print View

    • D. 

      Reading View

  • 32. 
    The ribbon consists of a series of ___________ which contains groups of tools related to specific tasks.
    • A. 

      Files

    • B. 

      Tabs

    • C. 

      Dialog Boxes

    • D. 

      Task Panes

  • 33. 
    The prefix kilo, as in kilobyte, stands for what number?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      1,000,000

    • D. 

      1,000

  • 34. 
    To get help using Word, click the Help icon on the ribbon or press the F1 key.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    A ___________ is a document that provides a preformatted layout for text and graphics, as well as some content.
    • A. 

      Wizard

    • B. 

      Template

    • C. 

      Letter

    • D. 

      Thumbnail

  • 36. 
    The first time you save a document in word you must name the file.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Copy; Paste

    • B. 

      Cut; Repeat

    • C. 

      Copy; Paste Special

    • D. 

      Cut; Paste

  • 38. 
    With regards to storing information, can you create a folder within a folder?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      It depends on the folder size

  • 39. 
    In Word 07, you can only undo the last change made to the document.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    In Word, a quick way to change all the instances of the word beautiful with the word picturesque is to use the ___________ feature.
    • A. 

      Find and Replace

    • B. 

      Thesaurus

    • C. 

      Document Information

    • D. 

      Properties

  • 41. 
    In Microsoft Word, to insert a word into the middle of a sentence....
    • A. 

      Move the cursor to the desired location in the sentence and type the new word.

    • B. 

      Move the cursor to the desired location in the sentence, press Enter key, and type the new word.

    • C. 

      Move the cursor to the beginning of the sentence and start typing.

    • D. 

      Retype the whole sentence.

  • 42. 
    In Microsoft word, the arrow keys can be used to
    • A. 

      Move the cursor in the text that has already been entered

    • B. 

      Delete text

    • C. 

      Save the document

    • D. 

      Move the cursor while deleting text

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      Provides a list of pull-down menu names.

    • B. 

      Displays information about commands being selected

    • C. 

      Is used to execute commonly performed actions.

    • D. 

      Is used to bring hidden parts of a document into view.

  • 44. 
    • A. 

      Creates a new paragraph

    • B. 

      Displays or hides symbols for characters like spaces and tabs.

    • C. 

      Displays or hides the Standard Toolbar.

    • D. 

      Displays or hides the text just typed.

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      A copy is automatically printed

    • B. 

      It must be given a name to identify it.

    • C. 

      It does not need a name

    • D. 

      It only needs a name if it is not going to be printed