Basic Computer Literacy

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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Basic Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the following icon represent?
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Program

    • C. 

      Folder

  • 2. 
    The proper way to shut the computer off is to click on the _____________ button and access the shut down menu.
  • 3. 
    A gigabyte is larger than a megabyte.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When in doubt or looking for a way to do something, which of the following two(2) things would you do?
    • A. 

      Scream profanities at the top of your lungs until someone comes to help you.

    • B. 

      Right-click

    • C. 

      Access the help menu.

  • 5. 
    If you were wanting to save a file on a flash drive and keep a copy on your computer which of the following actions would you most likely use?
    • A. 

      Cut and Paste

    • B. 

      Copy and Cut

    • C. 

      Copy and Paste

  • 6. 
    The image (icon) you see here represents which program?
    • A. 

      Corel Worperfect

    • B. 

      Lotus Notes

    • C. 

      Microsoft Office

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a pointing device?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Scanner

  • 8. 
    In order to keep your computer protected against malicious attacks and viruses you need an active firewall and up to date virus protection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When a Windows based computer freezes there is a three-key combination that can be used to assist in getting the computer unfrozen. What is that key combination?
    • A. 

      A minor , E flat and C

    • B. 

      Ctrl + Alt + Delete

    • C. 

      Power button three times each time harder than the previous one.

  • 10. 
    There is a key on the computer keyboard that when pressed will erase all of your data and completely wipe out the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which type of program would you use to create a home budget?
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Word Processor

    • C. 

      Graphics

  • 12. 
    When you save a file from the internet or email the process that you are doing is called...
    • A. 

      Upload

    • B. 

      Download

    • C. 

      Reload

  • 13. 
    When you burn files to a cd or dvd you require safety glasses and a welding torch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    WYSIWYG stands for...
    • A. 

      Wild Young Single Indian With Yellow Garters

    • B. 

      Why You So Idiotic With Your Girl?

    • C. 

      What You See Is What You Get