The Basics Of Computer! A Brief Test

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The Basics Of Computer! A Brief Test

Computers are used all around us, be it through at our workplace or when it comes to communication. It is therefore essential for people to learn how to use one. Have you just finished your basic computer class and think you are well capable of operating one? Take up the quiz below and get to learn something more about necessary computer skills. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Minimizes the window.

    • B. 

      Opens a new window.

    • C. 

      Checks your e-mail.

    • D. 

      Closes the 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. 
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Word and Excel

    • B. 

      Internet Explorer and Firefox

    • C. 

      Yahoo! and Google

    • D. 

      Word and PowerPoint

  • 7. 
    • 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, the 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