8th Grd. Computer Review

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8th Grd. Computer Review - Quiz

Computer knowledge is one of the most sought-after skills today and this is why we get to learn some basics every school year. The quiz below is specifically designed for 8th grade and sets to help them review their computer knowledge so far. If you have some problem when it comes to computers then this quiz is what you need.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The on-screen work area on which windows, icons, menus, and dialog boxes appear
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      My Documents

    • C. 

      Menu Bar

    • D. 

      Desktop

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    The physical components of a computer system, including any equipment such as printers and mouse devices
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      My Computer

    • C. 

      Recycle Bin

    • D. 

      Start

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    A small image displayed on the screen to represent an object that can be manipulated by the user
    • A. 

      Desktop

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Icon

    • D. 

      Shut Down

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    An on-screen list of available functions, or operations, that can be performed currently.
    • A. 

      Menu

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Scroll Bar

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    This shows you the contents of your floppy disk, hard disk, CD-ROM drive, and network drives
    • A. 

      Recycle Bin

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Hardware

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    A folder that provides you with a convenient place to store documents, graphics, or other files you want to access quickly
    • A. 

      Icon

    • B. 

      My Documents

    • C. 

      Recycle Bin

    • D. 

      Hardware

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    The place in which Windows stores deleted files
    • A. 

      Recycle Bin

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      Title Bar

    • D. 

      Byte

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    The quit all applications and turn off the computer.
    • A. 

      Shut Down

    • B. 

      Restart

    • C. 

      Quit

    • D. 

      Log Off

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    The non-physical portion of the computer; the part that exists only as data, i.e. the programs
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Window

    • D. 

      Start

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of hardware?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Window

    • C. 

      Task Bar

    • D. 

      Monitor

    • E. 

      Both A & D

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is an example of software?
    • A. 

      Solitaire

    • B. 

      Firefox

    • C. 

      Windows XP

    • D. 

      My Computer

    • E. 

      All of these are software

  • 12. 
    The bar that contains the Start button and appears by default at the bottom of the desktop
    • A. 

      Start

    • B. 

      Menu Bar

    • C. 

      Task Bar

    • D. 

      Shut Down

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 13. 
    A row, column, or block of on-screen buttons or icons. When clicked, these buttons or icons activate certain functions, or tasks, of the program
    • A. 

      Tool Bar

    • B. 

      Task Bar

    • C. 

      Menu

    • D. 

      Dialogue Box

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
    When a window is currently selected, it is.....
    • A. 

      Open

    • B. 

      Active

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Application

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 15. 
    This is a software program that runs on your computer such as Web browsers, e-mail programs, word processors, games, and utilities
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Application

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 16. 
    A unit of data that typically holds a single character, such as a letter, a digit, or a punctuation mark
    • A. 

      Megabyte

    • B. 

      Byte

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Task Bar

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 17. 
    The fixed hard disk drive inside your computer system. Information is saved to it and all your programmes are stored and run from it
    • A. 

      Hard Disk

    • B. 

      C Drive

    • C. 

      Byte

    • D. 

      Desktop

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    Stands for "Compact Disc Read-Only Memory"
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      CD-ROM

    • C. 

      DVD-ROM

    • D. 

      Software

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
    This term is used to describe a preset value for some option in a computer program. It is the value used when a setting has not been specified by the user
    • A. 

      Dialogue Box

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Application

    • D. 

      Default

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 20. 
    A secondary window that contains buttons and various kinds of options through which you can carry out a particular command or task
    • A. 

      Menu

    • B. 

      Task Bar

    • C. 

      Dialogue Box

    • D. 

      Window

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    This is the program that manages a computer's resources such as Windows XP, MacOS. MS-DOS
    • A. 

      Application

    • B. 

      Operating System

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Dialogue Box

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 22. 
    Memory that can be read from or written to by a computer or other devices. Information stored here is lost when the computer is turned off
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Harddrive

    • C. 

      C Drive

    • D. 

      CD-ROM

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 23. 
    This key is "Destructive". As it moves the cursor from right to left it erases characters or spaces
    • A. 

      Arrow

    • B. 

      Space Bar

    • C. 

      Enter

    • D. 

      Alt

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 24. 
    This key will lock alpha keys into uppercase
    • A. 

      Caps Lock

    • B. 

      Shift

    • C. 

      Alt

    • D. 

      Space bar

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 25. 
      A keyboard key commonly used to exit a mode or routine, or cancel some function. It is the key labelled "Esc."
    • A. 

      Alt

    • B. 

      Control

    • C. 

      Escape

    • D. 

      Start

    • E. 

      None of these

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