Basic Computer Skills 1

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Basic Computer Skills Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz serves as an assessmet for basic, introductory 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 seach 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. 
    • 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