Intro To Computers/Business Pre-test

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Intro To Computers/Business Pre-test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A small picture that represents something on your screen...such as an application.
    • A. 

      Photo

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Icon

    • D. 

      Graphic

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 2. 
    A keyboard is what kind of device?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Word processing

    • C. 

      Output

    • D. 

      Telecommunication

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 3. 
    To take information from one source and bring it into your computer is called
    • A. 

      Upload

    • B. 

      Transfer

    • C. 

      Download

    • D. 

      Retrieve

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 4. 
    To take information from your computer and send it to another computer source is called
    • A. 

      Upload

    • B. 

      Download

    • C. 

      Transfer

    • D. 

      Retrieve

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 5. 
    You just purchased a new software program for your computer. Your friend asked you to make a copy for her. What is your most ethical response?
    • A. 

      "I can't copy it because it will break copyright laws."

    • B. 

      "Sure. I'll give you a copy."

    • C. 

      "I'll copy it, but you have to promise not to tell anybody."

    • D. 

      "I'll copy it for you, but you can't copy it for anyone else."

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 6. 
    In Excel, to add numbers (3 or more cells) quickly use the:
    • A. 

      Average function

    • B. 

      Table feature

    • C. 

      Auto sum feature

    • D. 

      Mini function

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 7. 
    What part of the computer stores programs and files for later use?
    • A. 

      Ram memory

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Adapter board

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 8. 
    Which mathematical operation is indicated by an asterisk?
    • A. 

      Division

    • B. 

      Subtraction

    • C. 

      Addition

    • D. 

      Multiplication

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 9. 
    Your teacher has asked you to sort her class roster in ascending order by students' last names. Which of the following is the best example of a sort in that order?
    • A. 

      Davis, Campbell, Barnes, Akers

    • B. 

      Barnes, Akers, Campbell, Davis

    • C. 

      Akers, Davis, Campbell, Barnes

    • D. 

      Akers, Barnes, Campbell, Davis

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 10. 
    A great multimedia presentation should contain an integration of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Videos

    • B. 

      Text, pictures, and sound

    • C. 

      Text, pictures, video or animation, and sound

    • D. 

      Drawings and sound

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 11. 
    A blinking symbol on the screen that shows where the next character will appear.
    • A. 

      Delete key

    • B. 

      Arrow key

    • C. 

      Cursor

    • D. 

      Pointer

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 12. 
    Lisa needs to turn in a four-page, typed report for computer class.  Which type of program would be best for her to use?
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Presentation

    • C. 

      Email

    • D. 

      Word processing

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 13. 
    A teacher need to calculate your points for your final grade. Which is the best application to use?
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet software

    • B. 

      Presentation software

    • C. 

      Database software

    • D. 

      Desktop Publishing software

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 14. 
    The procedure you would use to leave text in its original location while placing a duplicate in a different location is..
    • A. 

      Cut and paste

    • B. 

      Header and footer

    • C. 

      Copy and paste

    • D. 

      Find and replace

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 15. 
    What does a BROWSER do?
    • A. 

      Looks through magazines and books in the library

    • B. 

      Makes backup copies of your files

    • C. 

      Allow you to surf the internet

    • D. 

      Allow you to check you computer's memory

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 16. 
    Printed pages that display 3, 5, or 7 slides that may be distributed to the audience are called:
    • A. 

      Speaker notes

    • B. 

      Presentation pages

    • C. 

      Handouts

    • D. 

      None of these

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 17. 
    A system or program that makes it easy to find information on the Internet is called 
    • A. 

      A word processing program

    • B. 

      A search engine

    • C. 

      A social networking site

    • D. 

      A browser

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 18. 
    How is data organized in a spreadsheet? 
    • A. 

      Height and width

    • B. 

      Layers and planes

    • C. 

      Rows and columns

    • D. 

      Lines and space

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 19. 
    What general term describes the physical equipment of a computer system, such as its screen, keyboard, and storage devices? 
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Hardware

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 20. 
    Which of the following best describes uploading information? 
    • A. 

      Receiving information from a host computer

    • B. 

      Sending information to a host computer from your computer

    • C. 

      Storing data on the hard drive

    • D. 

      Storing data on a disk drive

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 21. 
    You spelled the same word wrong 10 times in your paper. What would be the most efficient way to correct this?
    • A. 

      Retype it

    • B. 

      Copy and paste

    • C. 

      Delete

    • D. 

      Find and replace

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 22. 
    If you are working on a saved document named "project" and you want to change the name to "project 2015", what command would you use?
    • A. 

      Save as

    • B. 

      Format

    • C. 

      File size

    • D. 

      Look in

    • E. 

      Don't Know

  • 23. 
    What is a wiki site? Example, Wikipedia
    • A. 

      A blog intended for people to share their opinions.

    • B. 

      A search engine used to find information on the internet.

    • C. 

      A collaborative or community website which can be edited by anyone and used for people to share knowledge about a given subject.

    • D. 

      A social networking site where people can download pictures and graphics.

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 24. 
    Wipes, dissolves, and fades are different types of _____________ used in PowerPoint or iMovie to move from 1 slide to another.
    • A. 

      WordArt

    • B. 

      Transitions

    • C. 

      Layouts

    • D. 

      SmartArt

    • E. 

      Don't know

  • 25. 
    To indent the first paragraph of your report, you should use this key.
    • A. 

      Space bar

    • B. 

      Return key

    • C. 

      Shift key

    • D. 

      Tab key

    • E. 

      Don't know

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