Computer Applications Chapter 1 Test

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Computer Application Quizzes & Trivia

Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A computer is a machine that follows a set of instructions and makes calculations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A PC stands for Personal Computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Computer instructions are called hardware.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Input, Output, and Distribution are all steps of Information Processing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The process of exiting a computer is called logging out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Distribution lets you save data for later use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Microsoft Word is a word processing application.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The physical parts of a computer are called
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Applications

    • D. 

      The desktop

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a DigiTool?
    • A. 

      Pocket PC

    • B. 

      Smartphone

    • C. 

      Tablet PC

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of a peripheral?
    • A. 

      The mouse

    • B. 

      The CPU

    • C. 

      A scanner

    • D. 

      A disk drive

  • 11. 
    Which type of software controls how computers communicate with the hardware and interact with you, the user?
    • A. 

      Operating systems

    • B. 

      Applications

    • C. 

      Online apps

    • D. 

      Microprocessors

  • 12. 
    Which step of information processing allows you to save data for later use?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Distribution

    • D. 

      Storage

  • 13. 
    Pictures on your computer’s desktop that represent applications, files, and commands are called
    • A. 

      Icons

    • B. 

      Taskbars

    • C. 

      Sidebars

    • D. 

      Control buttons

  • 14. 
    You can “hide” an application by clicking _____________.
    • A. 

      Maximize

    • B. 

      Minimize

    • C. 

      Scroll bar

    • D. 

      Ribbon

  • 15. 
    Which mouse shape tells you where the mouse is located as you hover across the screen?
    • A. 

      Spinning circle

    • B. 

      Pointing hand

    • C. 

      Arrow pointer

    • D. 

      Two-sided arrow

  • 16. 
    Most Microsoft Word commands are displayed in the ________________.
    • A. 

      Status bar

    • B. 

      Ribbon

    • C. 

      Quick access toolbar

    • D. 

      Mini toolbar

  • 17. 
    A(n) __________ is a small circuit board that controls all the work a computer does.
  • 18. 
    The main screen for the Windows User Interface is called the __________.
  • 19. 
    In Microsoft Word, you can save a document by clicking the __________ button followed by the save command.
  • 20. 
    _____________ are other devices, such as a scanner, that work with a computer.
    • A. 

      Processors

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Peripherals

    • D. 

      Software

  • 21. 
    Pictures that represent applications, files, and commands are called _________.
    • A. 

      Icons

    • B. 

      Graphical interface

    • C. 

      Thumbnails

    • D. 

      Mini pics

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