Basic Computer Skills Questions: Quiz!

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Basic Computer Skills Questions: Quiz!

Do you have basic computer skills? Many types of specific computer skills are required for different jobs. For example, an accountant must be able to work with ERP systems. A web designer must work with Adobe Photoshop. Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Express, and Windows share folders. Basic computer skills are imperative in the job market today. This quiz can help you recognize your basic computer skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     What are the two steps in starting a computer?
    • A. 

      Pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL

    • B. 

      Using the mouse to select "Start"

    • C. 

      Pressing the power buttons on both the computer and the monitor

    • D. 

      Double-clicking the Internet Explorer icon

  • 2. 
     What does this button do?
    • A. 

      Minimizes the window.

    • B. 

      Opens a new window.

    • C. 

      Checks your e-mail.

    • D. 

      Closes a window.

  • 3. 
    What are some common uses for a computer?
    • A. 

      Using the Internet to search

    • B. 

      Writing letters in Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      Keeping track of finances in Microsoft Excel

    • D. 

      E-mail

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What are these pictures called?
    • A. 

      Cursors

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      Favorites

  • 5. 
    Which mouse button do you use more often?
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 6. 
    Which of these are examples of search engines?
    • A. 

      Word and Excel

    • B. 

      Internet Explorer and Firefox

    • C. 

      Yahoo! and Google

    • D. 

      Word and PowerPoint

  • 7. 
    What is this called?
    • A. 

      Address bar

    • B. 

      Search box

    • C. 

      Internet Explorer

    • D. 

      Favorites

  • 8. 
    What application allows you to gain access to the world wide web?
    • A. 

      Internet Explorer

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      Paint

    • D. 

      My Computer

  • 9. 
    To copy text, you
    • A. 

      Highlight the text, right-click, and select 'copy'

    • B. 

      Highlight the text, go to file, and select 'copy'

    • C. 

      Highlight the text and press CTRL+C

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct

  • 10. 
    How do you properly turn off a computer?
    • A. 

      Press the power button on both te computer and the monitor

    • B. 

      Close all of the windows and it will shut down automatically

    • C. 

      Press CTRL+ALT+DEL and select "login"

    • D. 

      From the Start menu, select shut down and press the power button on monitor

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