Computer Skills Assessment

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 108

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Computer Skills Assessment

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please type in your first and last name:
  • 2. 
    How do you open a program such as Microsoft Word when there are no icons on the desktop?
    • A. 

      Double click on the desktop to reveal hidden icons.

    • B. 

      Click the start button and select the program from the menu.

    • C. 

      Use a keyboard command.

    • D. 

      It's not possible to open a program when there are no icons on the desktop.

    • E. 

      Restart the computer

  • 3. 
    Which programs are Web Browsers
    • A. 

      Internet explorer, mozilla firefox

    • B. 

      Microsoft word, adobe reader

    • C. 

      Java, microsoft outlook

    • D. 

      My documents, email

  • 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 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

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    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'

  • 8. 
    In a web browser, a tab and a window are the same thing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    To print a picture, you
    • A. 

      Turn on your printer and let it do the rest

    • B. 

      Go to My Computer and double click on the picture

    • C. 

      Right click the picture and select 'print picture'

    • D. 

      Double click the picture

  • 11. 
    To copy text, you
    • A. 

      Highlight it, right click, and select 'copy'

    • B. 

      Highlight it, go to file, and select 'copy'

    • C. 

      Highlight it and click the copy button on the toolbar

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    This picture is called:
    • A. 

      A window

    • B. 

      The desktop

    • C. 

      Windows xp

    • D. 

      Icon screen

  • 13. 
    Can a word processing file be attached to an e-mail message?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    What is Microsoft Outlook?
    • A. 

      A program that is used to clean out old computer files.

    • B. 

      A type of security system for computers.

    • C. 

      An e-mail program used in many businesses.

    • D. 

      It does not exist.

  • 15. 
    What is the best program to use for making a spread sheet?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word

    • B. 

      Microsoft Publisher

    • C. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • D. 

      Microsoft PowerPoint

  • 16. 
    How do you search for files and folders in Windows?
    • A. 

      Right click and select "New" and then "Folder."

    • B. 

      Click on the Start Menu and select "My Documents."

    • C. 

      Launch Internet Explorer

    • D. 

      Click on the Start Menu and select "Search."

  • 17. 
    What does it mean to minimize a window?
    • A. 

      Keep the window open, but out of sight

    • B. 

      Close the window

    • C. 

      Change the window

    • D. 

      Make the window smaller

  • 18. 
    Is it possible to have more than one program open at the same time?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No