Microsoft Windows Basic Assessment

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 Microsoft Windows Basic Assessment
DIRECTIONS:The following questions will assess your knowledge of MS Windows basic functions. This quiz is intended to test your current knowledge, therefore, the goal is not to get as many questions right as possible. If you do not know the answer to a question, select the option that says, "I don' t know and I want to skip this question ".

  
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  • 1. 
    How do you properly turn off and restart a computer?
    • A. 

      Press the round button on the computer unit to turn it off, press it again to turn the computer on.

    • B. 

      Click Start, then select Shut Down.

    • C. 

      Hit CTRL+ALT > DEL to enter the task manager and select ‘Shut Down”.

    • D. 

      I don’t know and I want to skip this question.


  • 2. 

    In the image shown, how would you move the open window to another part of the screen?
    • A. 

      Put the cursor on the bar indicated by #2, hold down the left mouse button and drag.

    • B. 

      Double click anywhere on the window, a menu will pop up and give me the option to move it.

    • C. 

      Place my cursor in the area indicated by #8, hold down the left mouse button and drag.

    • D. 

      All of the above are acceptable methods of moving a window.

    • E. 

      I don't know and I want to skip this question.


  • 3. 

    In the image shown, what function does area #7 perform?
    • A. 

      It allows you to switch between open windows.

    • B. 

      It allows you to close the browser.

    • C. 

      In this area you can minimize, resize or close an open window.

    • D. 

      I don't know and I want to skip this question.


  • 4. 

    How could you resize the open window shown?
    • A. 

      Place my cursor over area 8, hold down the left mouse button and drag.

    • B. 

      Click the center tab shown in area 7.

    • C. 

      Place my cursor on the lower right hand corner, hold down the left mouse button and drag.

    • D. 

      I don't know and I want to skip this question.

    • E. 

      A, B, and C are correct.


  • 5. 

    How would you open a window that contains an MS Word document?
    • A. 

      Click on the desired MS Word icon on the desktop.

    • B. 

      Click on the Start button and choose the desired file.

    • C. 

      Click on the tab shown in area 4.

    • D. 

      A and C are correct.

    • E. 

      I don't know and I want to skip this question.


  • 6. 

    How would you move down the page shown?
    • A. 

      Right click once on the screen and press the down arrow on my keyboard.

    • B. 

      Place the cursor on area 5, hold down the left mouse button and drag.

    • C. 

      Click once on the screen and roll the mouse wheel toward you.

    • D. 

      B and C are correct.

    • E. 

      I don't know and I want to skip this question.


  • 7. 

    How do you access the window that shows you the internal and external storage drives on your computer?
    • A. 

      Right click on the desktop and choose "View All Drives".

    • B. 

      Click Start and go to My Drives. All drives will be displayed there.

    • C. 

      Click Start and go to My Computer. All drives will be displayed there.

    • D. 

      I don't know and I want to skip this question.


  • 8. 

    How would you view the files inside the drive "Removable Disk (F:)?
    • A. 

      Right click on the device and select "Explore".

    • B. 

      Double click on the device to open it and view its folders.

    • C. 

      Right click on the device and select "Open".

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 9. 

    Of the labeled areas shown, which pair of letters refers to a hard drive AND a network drive?
    • A. 

      A and C

    • B. 

      E and C

    • C. 

      C and K

    • D. 

      A and G


  • 10. 
          The following questions will ask you to perform tasks on the computer you are using. If you are able to complete the task, complete it and choose "I have completed the task" from the choices below.If you are unable to complete the task, choose "I want to skip this question" from the choices below.       TASK:       On the computer you are using now, open Removable Disk (H:), create a new folder and name it with your first name and the first initial of your last name (example: BobbyB).
    • A. 

      I have completed the task.

    • B. 

      I want to skip this question.


  • 11. 
    The following questions will ask you to perform tasks on the computer you are using. If you are able to complete the task, complete it and choose "I have completed the task" from the choices below.If you are unable to complete the task, choose "I want to skip this question" from the choices below. TASK: Go to the desktop and locate the file named "Dogs". Move it into the folder you created in the previous question.
    • A. 

      I have completed the task.

    • B. 

      I want to skip this question.


  • 12. 
    The following questions will ask you to perform tasks on the computer you are using. If you are able to complete the task, complete it and choose "I have completed the task" from the choices below. If you are unable to complete the task, choose "I want to skip this question" from the choices below. TASK:Open the document named "Dogs".  After opening it, rename it as a document called "I read Dogs" and save it to the folder you created in previous question.
    • A. 

      I have completed the task.

    • B. 

      I want to skip this question.


  • 13. 
    The following questions will ask you to perform tasks on the computer you are using. If you are able to complete the task, complete it and choose "I have completed the task" from the choices below. If you are unable to complete the task, choose "I want to skip this question" from the choices below. TASK:Locate a program from the Start menu and make a desktop shortcut for it.  After doing that, delete the shortcut.
    • A. 

      I have completed the task.

    • B. 

      I want to skip this question.


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