How Well Your Computer Skills Are? Take This Trivia Quiz To Find Out!

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How Well Your Computer Skills Are? Take This Trivia Quiz To Find Out!

Do you know how well your computer skills are? Take this trivia quiz to find out! Not only does it check your ability to operate a computer, but it also tests out your knowledge about the basic applications that one is expected to know when it comes to a computer. If you do pass this test, then you are pretty good when it comes to this device.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How would you launch a program if there is not an icon on the desktop for it?
    • A. 

      Type the name of the program into the web browser

    • B. 

      Click the start button and launch the program under 'All Programs'

    • C. 

      Click the 'My Documents' folder to find and launch the program

    • D. 

      You cannot open a program unless there is an icon on the desktop

  • 2. 
    Which programs are Web Browsers?
    • A. 

      Internet explorer, mozilla firefox

    • B. 

      Microsoft word, adobe reader

    • C. 

      Java, microsoft outlook

    • D. 

      My documents, email

  • 3. 
    Which answer does NOT open a new tab in Internet Explorer
    • A. 

      Click 'File' then 'New Tab'

    • B. 

      Click 'Control + T'

    • C. 

      Click the Internet Explorer icon again.

    • D. 

      Click the small empty box on the right side of the current tabs

  • 4. 
    How do you cancel something you sent to the printer?
    • A. 

      Close the document you wanted to print

    • B. 

      Open the printer queue on the bottom right taskbar and cancel the job

    • C. 

      Unplug the printer

    • D. 

      Open the print dialog box in Word and click the 'Stop' button

  • 5. 
    How often should you reboot your computer?
    • A. 

      Whenever it freezes up.

    • B. 

      At least once a day.

    • C. 

      At least once a month.

    • D. 

      At least once a week.

  • 6. 
    How can you resize a window to whatever size you want?
    • A. 

      Clicking the '_' icon on the top right of the window

    • B. 

      By going to 'Window' then 'Resize'

    • C. 

      You cannot make it any size you want, only full-screen or minimized

    • D. 

      By clicking and dragging on the bottom right corner of the window

  • 7. 
    What does the 'Reply-All' button in Email do?
    • A. 

      It will send an email to all of the recipients of the original message

    • B. 

      It will send all of the message to the original sender

    • C. 

      It will send an email to everyone in your address book

  • 8. 
    If you ever have a computer problem that you cannot fix, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Try every solution you find when googling the problem.

    • B. 

      Just keep rebooting your computer and hope it goes away on its own

    • C. 

      Ask an IT professional to help.

  • 9. 
    What is the best way to protect your computer while eating at your workstation?
    • A. 

      Cover your keyboard with a napkin

    • B. 

      You should not be eating at your workstation

    • C. 

      Push all of the computer stuff to the back of the desk

    • D. 

      Just turn the computer off while eating

  • 10. 
    Which is NOT a method of adding a bookmark in Internet Explorer
    • A. 

      Clicking 'Favorites' then 'Add to Favorites

    • B. 

      Clicking the Star Icon below the address bar

    • C. 

      Clicking 'File' then 'Save as'

    • D. 

      Right-Click the mouse and select 'Add to Favorites'

  • 11. 
    In a web browser, a tab and a window are the same thing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Right-Clicking the mouse while hovering over the desktop will give you the option to...
    • A. 

      Launch programs like Word and Notepad

    • B. 

      Arrange the desktop icons by size, type, name, etc

    • C. 

      Reboot the computer

    • D. 

      Change the computer's clock

  • 13. 
    If you have a mouse with a ball (not a laser light) on the bottom, and it begins to perform poorly, you should
    • A. 

      Replace the mouse

    • B. 

      Bang it against the desk till it works smoothly again

    • C. 

      Remove the cover around the mouse-ball and clean it out

    • D. 

      Shake it horizontally left and right to put it back into alignment

  • 14. 
    How could you adjust the monitor's screen resolution(so the icons are smaller and you can fit more on your screen)?
    • A. 

      Click the 'Start' menu then run. Type 'Screen Resolution' into the command line.

    • B. 

      This cannot be done. A monitor's resolution is fixed.

    • C. 

      Right-click the mouse on the desktop, then go to 'Properties' then the 'Settings' tab

    • D. 

      Adjust the scroll wheel on your monitor till its the right size

  • 15. 
    When you empty your recycle bin, the files can NEVER be recovered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    When asked to refresh a web page, just re-typing the URL into the address bar will always accomplish the same thing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is a file extension?
    • A. 

      The program which opens the file

    • B. 

      The letters after the period(.) in the filename

    • C. 

      A shortcut to the file

    • D. 

      The name of the folder where the file is located

  • 18. 
    A DVD will not run in only a CD player, but will a CD run in a DVD player?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 19. 
    Which is incorrect about a flash drive?
    • A. 

      Also called a thumb drive or jump drive

    • B. 

      Can hold any type of data

    • C. 

      Can get very hot and/or loud when transferring a lot of data

    • D. 

      Are typically plugged into USB ports

  • 20. 
    Right-clicking on the mouse will open what?
    • A. 

      The context menu

    • B. 

      A new window

    • C. 

      The start menu

    • D. 

      Does the same as the left click