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  • 1. 
    What is the name of the flashing symbol on the computer screen that shows where the information you enter will appear?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Chip

    • C. 

      Cursor

    • D. 

      Scroll


  • 2. 
    What is the area inside the computer that allows the computer to store and/or act on information coded in binary code?
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Circuit

    • D. 

      Microprocessor


  • 3. 
    What is the permanently installed mechanism inside the computer that stores all data that is put into the computer, even after the computer is turned off?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Hard drive


  • 4. 
    What is an information storage unit that makes use of digitally coded signals on a coated plastic disk?
    • A. 

      CD ROM

    • B. 

      Floppy disk

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Disk drive


  • 5. 
    What is the hand-held device used as a pointing and/or drawing instrument? It is an input device that allows you to move the cursor around the screen.
    • A. 

      Character

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Scanner


  • 6. 
    What is the front part of a monitor where information is displayed?
    • A. 

      Screen

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Computer

    • D. 

      Modem


  • 7. 
    What is the command given which stores information on a disk, tape, or other device?
    • A. 

      Copy

    • B. 

      Format

    • C. 

      Edit

    • D. 

      Save


  • 8. 
    What term means to modify or change a document or file?
    • A. 

      Copy

    • B. 

      Justify

    • C. 

      Edit

    • D. 

      Save


  • 9. 
    What word means to recall a previously saved document, file, or folder?
    • A. 

      Print

    • B. 

      Insert

    • C. 

      Format

    • D. 

      Open


  • 10. 
    What is the output device that uses a display screen to present processed information?
    • A. 

      Word Processor

    • B. 

      Pixel

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Windows


  • 11. 
    What are the parts of a computer that you can physically touch?
    • A. 

      Output Devices

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Computer system

    • D. 

      Circuits


  • 12. 
    What term means to erase data from a computer or computer media?
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Format

    • C. 

      Paste

    • D. 

      Justify


  • 13. 
      If you opened a document from you folder and added a new paragraph to it, how would you save the changes that you made?
    • A. 

      Select "Save As" and select a new folder and file name for it.

    • B. 

      Just click the "Save" icon on the toolbar or press Ctrl + S

    • C. 

      Just close the program. It will save automatically

    • D. 

      Any of the above would work


  • 14. 
     When would you use the "Save As" function?
    • A. 

      When you are saving a document for the first time and you need to choose a folder for the document and create a file name for it.

    • B. 

      Every time you want to save something.

    • C. 

      Only when working with a Microsoft Word document

    • D. 

      Only when you want to burn the file onto a CD


  • 15. 
    If you accidentally deleted some text from a document, and you want it back, you should:
    • A. 

      Select "Redo" or press Ctrl +Y

    • B. 

      Immediately close the document and reopen it.

    • C. 

      Restart the computer.

    • D. 

      Select "Undo" or press Ctrl + Z.


  • 16. 
    The best way to move some text to another part an essay would be to:
    • A. 

      Delete the text and then re-type it.

    • B. 

      Highlight the text, and then drag it into place with the mouse

    • C. 

      Highlight the text, and press the up or down arrows to move it.

    • D. 

      Highlight the text, right-click, and use the "Cut" and "Paste" functions


  • 17. 
    If you wanted to add an image from Google to an essay or a presentation, how would you do this?
    • A. 

      You must download the image first.

    • B. 

      Save the image into your folder, and then select "Insert Image" on the essay or presentation.

    • C. 

      Right-click the image, select "Copy," then right-click in your essay or presentation and select "Paste."

    • D. 

      Both answers "B" and "C" are correct.


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