Ruggieri: Ferri Middle School

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Middle School Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following computer components is considered an output device?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Joystick

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of the computer's hardware?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Microsoft Excel

  • 3. 
    Which computer application would you use to type a research paper?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • B. 

      Microsoft PowerPoint

    • C. 

      Microsoft Word

    • D. 

      Microsoft Outlook

  • 4. 
    How do you shut down the Apple computer in class?
    • A. 

      Select the shut down choice in the apple menu

    • B. 

      Pull out the plug

    • C. 

      Press the power button

    • D. 

      Select close all windows in Safari

  • 5. 
    The name for when you send a file along with an email message:
    • A. 

      Anchor tag

    • B. 

      Attachment

    • C. 

      Bookmark

    • D. 

      Clipboard

  • 6. 
    If you wanted to make a word in your document look heavier and darker, you would highlight it and select which of the following options:
    • A. 

      Italics

    • B. 

      Underline

    • C. 

      Bold

    • D. 

      Auto format

  • 7. 
    A link to a web page, web resource, or offline resource stored in a web browser so that the user can return to the resource easily:
    • A. 

      Bookmark

    • B. 

      Boolean Operator

    • C. 

      Anchor tag

    • D. 

      Selection tool

  • 8. 
    This part of the computer is responsible for interpreting data and controlling the operation of the computer.  It is called the "brain" of the computer.
    • A. 

      Random Access Memory (RAM)

    • B. 

      Read-Only Memory (ROM)

    • C. 

      Internet Service Provider (ISP)

    • D. 

      Central Processing Unit (CPU)

  • 9. 
    The system software that controls the computer is called:
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      CD-Rom

    • D. 

      Flashdrive

  • 10. 
    Specific instructions for a computer, either typed in on a keyboard or accessed through menus and toolbars:
    • A. 

      Demands

    • B. 

      Commands

    • C. 

      Directions

    • D. 

      Instructions

  • 11. 
    Which computer command would you use to copy a selected item to paste it elsewhere without removing that item from its original location?
    • A. 

      Paste

    • B. 

      Cut

    • C. 

      Copy

    • D. 

      Insert

  • 12. 
    The legal right that protects people who create works from having their creations used and distributed without their permission:
    • A. 

      Copyright

    • B. 

      Freedom of Speech

    • C. 

      The right to bear arms

    • D. 

      Miranda Laws

  • 13. 
    A computer command that removes a selected item from a document for placement elsewhere (pasting)
    • A. 

      Paste

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Cut

    • D. 

      Bold

  • 14. 
    This program menu includes commands that allow you to change information within a document, like Cut, Copy, and Paste.
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Insert

    • C. 

      Tools

    • D. 

      Edit

  • 15. 
    This program menu holds commands and options for files, like New, Open, Close, Save and Print.
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Edit

    • C. 

      Tools

    • D. 

      View

  • 16. 
    What is the name of the writing style used in school for all ELA papers?
    • A. 

      NBA

    • B. 

      EXCEL

    • C. 

      ISP

    • D. 

      MLA

  • 17. 
    A scanner allows you to:
    • A. 

      Copy an image into your computer

    • B. 

      Change the color of your screen

    • C. 

      Make a Power Point presentation

    • D. 

      Play music

  • 18. 
    If you wanted to add a picture to your document, which menu would you choose?
    • A. 

      Tools

    • B. 

      Edit

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      File

  • 19. 
    Text at the top of a printed document that includes your last name and page number:
    • A. 

      Header

    • B. 

      Footer

    • C. 

      Foot note

    • D. 

      Tool bar

  • 20. 
    Small images on the screen that represent programs or tools available on the computer:
    • A. 

      Legend

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Tag

    • D. 

      Palette

  • 21. 
    The world-wide collection of networks that communicate with each other; contains resources that make up the World Wide Web:
    • A. 

      Library

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      Local area network (LAN)

  • 22. 
    A window control that hides a window without closing it:
    • A. 

      Maximize button

    • B. 

      Minimize button

    • C. 

      Expand button

    • D. 

      Exit button

  • 23. 
    Taking someone's words or ideas and using them as if they were your own.  This is a violation of copyright.
    • A. 

      Borrowing

    • B. 

      Discrimination

    • C. 

      Plagiarism

    • D. 

      Recycling

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a page orientation option?
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Portrait

    • C. 

      Both a & b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    Memory that can be read and written to and is considered short-term memory:
    • A. 

      RAM - Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      ROM - Read-Only Memory

    • C. 

      WAN - Wide Area Network

    • D. 

      LAN - Local Area Network

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