Take This Basic IT Assessment Quiz!

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Information Technology Quizzes & Trivia

Here we have a basic IT assessment quiz for you. Information Technology is a field of work that is always looking for new recruits! The business world and the technological world are slowly becoming centered on a good base understanding of computers, how they operate, and how to fix any problems that a person might be experiencing with them. Is that the kind of thing you can see yourself doing? Take the following quiz and see if you have what it takes!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you opened a document from your folder and added a new paragraph to it, how would you save the changes that you made?
    • A. 

      Select "Save As" and select a new folder and file name for it.

    • B. 

      Just click the "Save" icon on the toolbar or press Ctrl + S.

    • C. 

      Just close the program. It will save automatically.

    • D. 

      Any of the above would work.

  • 2. 
    When would you use the "Save As" function?
    • A. 

      When you are saving a document for the first time and you need to choose a folder for the document and create a file name for it.

    • B. 

      Every time you want to save something.

    • C. 

      Only when working with a Microsoft Word document.

    • D. 

      Only when you want to burn the file onto a CD.

  • 3. 
    If you accidentally deleted some text from a document, and you want it back, you should:
    • A. 

      Select "Redo" or press Ctrl +Y.

    • B. 

      Immediately close the document and reopen it.

    • C. 

      Restart the computer.

    • D. 

      Select "Undo" or press Ctrl + Z.

  • 4. 
    The best way to move some text to another part an essay would be to:
    • A. 

      Delete the text and then re-type it.

    • B. 

      Highlight the text, and then drag it into place with the mouse.

    • C. 

      Highlight the text, and press the up or down arrows to move it.

    • D. 

      Highlight the text, right-click, and use the "Cut" and "Paste" functions.

  • 5. 
    Although MS Outlook is often used mainly as an e-mail application, it also provides features among the following:
    • A. 

      A calendar.

    • B. 

      Picture Manager.

    • C. 

      Allows web browsing.

  • 6. 
    Which Microsoft Office products have you used? Example: Outlook, Word & Excel...
  • 7. 
    While working in a database, an error pops up on your screen and you are unable to work, what would you do?
    • A. 

      Try to fix the problem yourself.

    • B. 

      Contact your manager and call IT Department.

    • C. 

      Do nothing.

  • 8. 
    What is an Internet cookie?
    • A. 

      Something you eat.

    • B. 

      Contains Internet information pertaining to the internet.

    • C. 

      Something you buy from the store.

  • 9. 
    Have you ever used a USB Stick or a USB drive?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    What would you use to access the internet or a website?
    • A. 

      Microsoft PowerPoint

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      My Computer

    • D. 

      Internet Explorer

  • 11. 
    Please select which Microsoft Windows Operating System you have worked with last?
    • A. 

      Windows 2000

    • B. 

      Windows XP

    • C. 

      Windows Vista

    • D. 

      Windows 7

  • 12. 
    What would you use to view all the folders and files on your laptop or PC?
    • A. 

      My Computer

    • B. 

      Internet Explorer

    • C. 

      Google

  • 13. 
    Yesterday you received an Excel spreadsheet via email titled “WorkPlan_011011” and saved it in your Current Studies folder.  Today someone sent you an updated version of this spreadsheet also titled “WorkPlan_011011” with instructions to save this one, replacing the prior one received.  
    • A. 

      You would open the Excel spreadsheet and save it to the current location where the old one is and say replace.

    • B. 

      You would rename the old Excel spreadsheet to old.

    • C. 

      You would save the new excel spreadsheet to a new location.