Quiz: Basic Computer Skills Assessment

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Quiz: Basic Computer Skills Assessment

Are you applying for a job, and they have required you to take an essential computer skills exam when you show up for the interview? The quiz below covers the basics of what you are most likely to be asked. Give it a try and all the best in your upcoming interview. Note: It has questions based on Windows 7 and older.



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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Right click to reveal all icons.

    • B. 

      Restart the computer.

    • C. 

      It is not possible to open program if no icons are on the desktop.

    • D. 

      Click the start button and select program from the menu.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Right click on the mouse.

    • B. 

      Go to "File" and select minimize or maximize.

    • C. 

      Top right corner, dash or square.

    • D. 

      This function can not be done.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Go to "File" and select "Close".

    • B. 

      Press the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard.

    • C. 

      Use the mouse to press the button with the "X" in it at the top right corner of the screen.

    • D. 

      Use the mouse to press the button with the _ in it at the top right corner of the screen.

  • 4. 
    A word processing file can be attached to an e-mail message?
    • A. 

      Yes!

    • B. 

      No!

    • C. 

      Depends on what type of file.

    • D. 

      Only to select email addresses.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      It will generate a reply message to all of the recipients of the message.

    • B. 

      It will send a reply message to every entry in your address book.

    • C. 

      It will generate a reply message only to the sender of the message.

    • D. 

      This function is not possible.

  • 6. 
  • 7. 
    Which two websites offer free email service?
    • A. 

      Yahoo and Amazon

    • B. 

      Yahoo and Google

    • C. 

      I-Tunes and Twitter

    • D. 

      Library website and Hotmail

  • 8. 
    "Desktop" is a computer term that refers to?
    • A. 

      Something that is for the computer programmer only.

    • B. 

      The part of your work area where the computer monitor sits.

    • C. 

      The initial screen showing icons for folders, applications and files.

    • D. 

      The desk that your computer is stationed on.