Test Your Computer Skills: MS Word, Outlook,excel And Internet! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Computer Skills: MS Word, Outlook,excel And Internet! Trivia Quiz

This trivia quiz is perfect for helping you test Your Computer Skills on MS Word, Outlook, excel And Internet! If you get to understand how to use these applications you will have an easier time using the computer to generate access and store different types of data. Do give it a shot and remember to have some actual practice with the applications.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the Microsoft Word diagram below, you are typing in the lyrics of a Gilbert and Sullivan song, and are about to reach the end of the line. If you carry on typing, what will happen?
    • A. 

      Word will adjust the right margin to accommodate your text

    • B. 

      Word will wrap the text onto the next line automatically

    • C. 

      The text will continue on the same line until you press ENTER

    • D. 

      A dialog box will appear asking you how you want to break your paragraph

  • 2. 
    Consider the icon below to undo something you've done: Instead of clicking on the icon, what short-cut key could you press instead in most Windows applications?
    • A. 

      ALT + Y

    • B. 

      CTRL + Z

    • C. 

      CTRL + Y

    • D. 

      ALT + Z

  • 3. 
    You see the Microsoft Word tools shown below: Which Ribbon are you using? 
    • A. 

      Contacts

    • B. 

      Special 

    • C. 

      Mailings

    • D. 

      Developer

  • 4. 
    Many Windows programs have the icons shown below at the top right:  If you hover your mouse over the tip middle icon, what tooltip might it be likely to say?
    • A. 

      Tabs

    • B. 

      Sorter

    • C. 

      Restore

    • D. 

      Shuffle

  • 5. 
    In the Microsoft Word diagram below, a set of icons appears above the ribbon: What are they called? 
    • A. 

      Smarticons

    • B. 

      The Mini-Ribbon

    • C. 

      Launch Tools

    • D. 

      The Quick Access toolbar

  • 6. 
    Here's what this question asked: What is this user doing?
    • A. 

      Using workgroup mode

    • B. 

      Peer-reviewing

    • C. 

      Tracking changes

    • D. 

      Conference editing

  • 7. 
    You have received the following message in Microsoft Outlook, and want to open it to read in its own window. You are considering two methods - either double-clicking on the email, or clicking on the email to select it and pressing ENTER. Which of these methods will work?
    • A. 

      Pressing ENTER only

    • B. 

      Double-clicking only

    • C. 

      Neither of them

    • D. 

      Both of them

  • 8. 
    Consider the diagram from Microsoft Outlook below: What is going on?
    • A. 

      Someone is copying a task

    • B. 

      Someone is creating a recurring appointment

    • C. 

      Someone is copying an appointment

    • D. 

      Someone is creating a reminder

  • 9. 
    When you open an email in Microsoft Outlook, you see an invitation to "right-click or tap and hold here to download pictures". What's the main reason Outlook asks you to do this?
    • A. 

      To save on bandwidth (giving you the chance to read the email text before you decide whether to download the accompanying graphics)

    • B. 

      By downloading pictures you tell the sender that you've read their email, which you may not want to do

    • C. 

      Studies have shown that it's harder to digest the meaning of emails quickly when they are accompanied by graphics, as these clutter up the message being conveyed

    • D. 

      When you download the pictures, Outlook switches from plain text to HTML format, which incurs an overhead of loading a mini-browser to allow you to view the email

  • 10. 
    You right-click on a cell in an Excel table as shown, and choose to sort: What will Excel do?
    • A. 

      Nothing (you need to select the whole table first)

    • B. 

      Sort the table into alphabetical item name order

    • C. 

      Come up with a dialog box asking you to select the range that you want to sort

    • D. 

      Sort the first column into name order, but leave all of the other columns unaffected

  • 11. 
    The Excel worksheets below have different colours: What option should you choose from the right mouse button to achieve this effect?
    • A. 

      Sheet Color

    • B. 

      Page Color

    • C. 

      Tab Color

    • D. 

      Worksheet Color

  • 12. 
    You have selected 3 Excel worksheets at the same time: What word appears after the file name in the title bar of this workbook?
    • A. 

      [Multiple]

    • B. 

      [Mixed Mode]

    • C. 

      [Workgroup]

    • D. 

      [Group]

  • 13. 
    You want to copy the data shown to another Excel worksheet: To get this to work, what do you need to do?
    • A. 

      Right-click on the cells and toggle the SELECT AS SHOWN option

    • B. 

      Use the CELL SELECTOR tool on the HOME tab of the Excel ribbon to select the cells before copying

    • C. 

      Hold down the ALT key when copying to select only those cells visible on screen

    • D. 

      Go to the SELECT SPECIAL dialog box and select VISIBLE CELLS ONLY

  • 14. 
    Consider the PowerPoint diagram below: What is this person doing?
    • A. 

      Starting an organisation chart

    • B. 

      Creating the outline for a chart

    • C. 

      Drawing a table

    • D. 

      Starting a drawing

  • 15. 
    The PowerPoint carriage below has been coloured: What colouring fill style has been used?
    • A. 

      A texture effect

    • B. 

      A pattern

    • C. 

      A single-colour fill effect

    • D. 

      A two-colour gradient effect

  • 16. 
    Consider the PowerPoint diagram below: What is this a partial view of?
    • A. 

      Print layout view

    • B. 

      A slide master

    • C. 

      Outline view

    • D. 

      Layout view

  • 17. 
    The results of running a search for HR JOBS are shown below: How many of the results shown are the result of organic search?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      0

  • 18. 
    On this site, to create an account you have to log in as follows: To check you're not a computer, you have to type in a series of randomly generated characters (8JC above). What is this called?
    • A. 

      A Captcha

    • B. 

      A Glottal

    • C. 

      A Hieroglyph

    • D. 

      A Custodian

  • 19. 
    Part of your screen is shown below:' What is the proper term for this?
    • A. 

      The home screen

    • B. 

      The Office

    • C. 

      The Desktop

    • D. 

      The Bureau

  • 20. 
    A typical mouse is shown below: What sort of port do the vast majority of modern mice use to connect to a computer?
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      Parallel

    • C. 

      VGA

    • D. 

      Serial

  • 21. 
    You want to shut down Windows, you click the button below on your computer: What is this called?
    • A. 

      The DESKTOP button

    • B. 

      The START button

    • C. 

      The STOP button

    • D. 

      The WINDOWS button

  • 22. 
    Consider the following file extensions: Which of these does not represent a picture?
    • A. 

      GIF

    • B. 

      WMV

    • C. 

      JPG

    • D. 

      PNG

  • 23. 
    You press the key shown below on a keyboard: What does this button do?
    • A. 

      Changes from BODMAS to intuitive order for calculation of formulae

    • B. 

      Allows you to type repeated digits more quickly

    • C. 

      Toggles your computer from Authoring to Accountancy mode

    • D. 

      Allows you to use the numeric keypad for numbers

  • 24. 
    Part of a printer settings dialog box is shown below: What is the option to print on both sides usually called?
    • A. 

      Bookbinder

    • B. 

      Quarto

    • C. 

      Duplex

    • D. 

      Economode