The Ultimate Business Computer Applications MCQ Quiz

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  • 1. 
     System software includes which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    • B. 

      Windows, MAC OS, and Linux

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT application software?
    • A. 

      MS Word

    • B. 

      Spreadsheets

    • C. 

      Windows XP

    • D. 

      Access

  • 3. 
    Hardware would include all the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Monitors

    • B. 

      CPUs

    • C. 

      MS Office Suite

    • D. 

      Keyboards

  • 4. 
    Information produced by the computer program on printed paper, or by using audio or video is called:
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Processing

  • 5. 
    Which of the following would NOT be considered an input device?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      MIDI keyboard

    • E. 

      Gaming devices

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would be examples of storage devices?
    • A. 

      Flash drives

    • B. 

      Floppy disks

    • C. 

      CDs

    • D. 

      Memory cards

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    A group of two or more computers linked together is called a:
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Personal computer

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 8. 
    Ethical computer practices include _____.
    • A. 

      Making a backup copy

    • B. 

      Reading co-workers E-mail

    • C. 

      Making copies of copyrighted software

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following would NOT be an operating system?
    • A. 

      Vista

    • B. 

      Windows XP

    • C. 

      Linux

    • D. 

      Internet Explorer

    • E. 

      MAC OS

    • F. 

      Windows 7

  • 10. 
    An example of a presentation program used to create an on-screen show is:
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Word

  • 11. 
    An example of a spreadsheet program that calculates, manipulates, and analyzes numbers is:
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Word

  • 12. 
    What would you use to create letters, envelopes, memorandums, and reports?
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Word

  • 13. 
    What would you use to collect related data in order to make the information useful for you?
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Word

  • 14. 
    A __________ helps locate information on the Internet. (Ex. Yahoo, Google).
    • A. 

      Browser

    • B. 

      LAN or WAN

    • C. 

      Search engine

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 15. 
    This is used to produce professional-looking documents such as flyers, brochures, newsletters, menus, and programs.
    • A. 

      Desktop publisher

    • B. 

      Internet Explorer

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Word

  • 16. 
    In Access, these are columns of individual pieces of information.
    • A. 

      Records

    • B. 

      Fields

    • C. 

      Rows

    • D. 

      Tables

  • 17. 
    This is a communications device that enables a computer to transmit data over telephone lines.
    • A. 

      URL

    • B. 

      HTTP

    • C. 

      HTML

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 18. 
    The line at the start of a letter including the greeting and the recipient's name, such as Dear Mr. Doe, is called what?
    • A. 

      Subject Line

    • B. 

      Complimentary Closing

    • C. 

      Copy Notation

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 19. 
    All computers require an operating system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Sorting in ascending order will go from:
    • A. 

      1 to 10

    • B. 

      A to z

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 21. 
    To remove a character to the RIGHT of the insertion point, use the:
    • A. 

      Backspace key

    • B. 

      Escape key

    • C. 

      Delete key

    • D. 

      ALT key

  • 22. 
    When using a spreadsheet program, rows in a worksheet are labeled with:
    • A. 

      Gridlines

    • B. 

      Letters

    • C. 

      Numbers

    • D. 

      Titles

  • 23. 
    When Excel begins in MS 2007, the entire worksheet has a default font size of 11 point, no bold, no underline, and no italic. What is the default font type called?
    • A. 

      Arial

    • B. 

      Times New Roman

    • C. 

      Courier New

    • D. 

      Calibri

  • 24. 
    In Excel, a series of two or more adjacent cells in a column or row is called a/an:
    • A. 

      Range

    • B. 

      Column

    • C. 

      3-D formula

    • D. 

      IF statement

  • 25. 
    In PowerPoint, the __________ introduces the presentation to the audience.
    • A. 

      Animation

    • B. 

      Slide master

    • C. 

      Transition

    • D. 

      Title slide

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