5th Grade Computer Skills Practice Quiz!

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Are you familiar with what it entails to have 5th-grade computer skills? Kids can learn from early training in essential computer skills. Teaching the proper methods gives the children a head start and provides a springboard from which they can become more adept at learning more advanced computer skills. If you want to learn more about 5th-grade computer skills, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main hardware pieces of a computer system are:
    • A. 

      Keyboard, printer, and flash drive

    • B. 

      Monitor, mouse, and Internet

    • C. 

      Central processing unit, monitor, and keyboard/mouse

    • D. 

      Open Office, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • 2. 
    An example of a URL (website) address is:
    • A. 

      Http://www.rcsnc.org

    • B. 

      201 Bob Hardin Road

    • C. 

      PO Box 784

    • D. 
  • 3. 
    Computer programs and games are called:
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Flash Players

    • C. 

      EntertainmentWare

    • D. 

      Software

  • 4. 
    A blinking line that indicates your location on the computer screen is called:
    • A. 

      Mouse point

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Starting point

    • D. 

      Space bar

  • 5. 
    Any combination of video, graphics/pictures, sound, animation, and text would be considered:
    • A. 

      A word processing document

    • B. 

      An Excel spreadsheet

    • C. 

      A linear report

    • D. 

      A multimedia presentation

  • 6. 
    To organize students' names alphabetically in a database, you would need to sort in:
    • A. 

      Correct order

    • B. 

      Descending order

    • C. 

      Ascending order

    • D. 

      True order

  • 7. 
    Tammy bought the New York Shopping Spree software from a store.  She gave a copy of the software to her friend, Jill.  They are breaking:
    • A. 

      No laws

    • B. 

      Copyright laws

    • C. 

      Distributor's laws

    • D. 

      Publishing Rights laws

  • 8. 
    A search engine on the Internet allows you to:
    • A. 

      Print and fax pictures

    • B. 

      Locate information

    • C. 

      Participate in a chat session

    • D. 

      Ride a bus to Washington, D.C.

  • 9. 
    The home row keys on a keyboard are:
    • A. 

      Q-W-E-R and U-I-O-P

    • B. 

      A-S-D-F and J-K-L

    • C. 

      Z-X-C-V and B-N-M

    • D. 

      Q-S-E-F- and I-L-P

  • 10. 
    When working on a document that you want to keep, it is best to:
    • A. 

      Save before you begin

    • B. 

      Save at the very end

    • C. 

      Save early and often

    • D. 

      You don't have to save it, the computer will remember what you were working on.

  • 11. 
    Word processing programs have a feature that allows you to easily move paragraphs around in your document. This feature is called:
    • A. 

      Cut and Paste

    • B. 

      Copy and Move

    • C. 

      Replace and Cut

    • D. 

      Copy and Switch

  • 12. 
    Word processing programs are used for:
    • A. 

      Creating a database

    • B. 

      Creating a spreadsheet

    • C. 

      Composing a document

    • D. 

      Finding the definition of unknown words

  • 13. 
    If you continue to type when you get to the end of a line in a word processing document:
    • A. 

      You will get a computer error

    • B. 

      You will not be able to see what you are typing

    • C. 

      You will not be able to type anymore

    • D. 

      The text will wrap to the next line

  • 14. 
    Which of the following items would NOT harm your computer or its components?
    • A. 

      Magnets

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Cell phone

    • D. 

      Drinks

  • 15. 
    A database can be used for:
    • A. 

      Creating an address book of your friends

    • B. 

      Typing a book report

    • C. 

      Creating a video clip of a field trip

    • D. 

      Creating a photo album of your friends

  • 16. 
    A database can be used for ALL of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Managing information

    • B. 

      Composing an email to your friend

    • C. 

      Searching and retrieving information

    • D. 

      Storing Information

  • 17. 
    Arranging items in a database in a certain order is called:
    • A. 

      Preparing

    • B. 

      Managing

    • C. 

      Sorting

    • D. 

      Filing

  • 18. 
    Which of the following best describes an AUP/IUP policy?
    • A. 

      Identifies guidelines for using Internet resources

    • B. 

      Identifies school wide rules

    • C. 

      Identifies bullying in classrooms

    • D. 

      Identifies appropriate computer uses

  • 19. 
    Which of these best represents a cell address in a spreadsheet?
    • A. 

      78-C

    • B. 

      CR-42

    • C. 

      14C

    • D. 

      C20

  • 20. 
    The best application to use for projects that involve math calculations is:
    • A. 

      Databases

    • B. 

      Word processing

    • C. 

      Spreadsheets

    • D. 

      Calculators

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