Basic Computer Skills Assessment

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Basic Computer Skills Assessment

Are you applying for a job and they have required you to take a basic 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. 

      Cick 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. 
    What does the "Reply to All" e-mail function do?
    • 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. 
    Which of the following is an example of an e-mail address?
  • 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.