Computer Basic Quiz 1

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Basic Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Tests the understanding of participants in basic use of the computer and MS Word program.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The components or physical pieces of a computer, or the things that you can touch are called.
    • A. 

      Firmware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Diskware

  • 2. 
    What does a computer allow you to do?
    • A. 

      Type documents and send e-mail

    • B. 

      Surf the internet

    • C. 

      Store and retrieve data

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    A typical input device to the computer could be a
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Both "a" and "b" above

  • 4. 
    The arrow keys move the computer's cursor across the screen and
    • A. 

      Does not change any of the data on the screen

    • B. 

      Deletes all characters to the left of the cursor

    • C. 

      Deletes all characters to the right of the cursor

    • D. 

      Changes all data below the cursor

  • 5. 
    A gigabyte is equal to:
    • A. 

      1,048,576 characters or 1 million

    • B. 

      1,099,511,627,776 characters or 1 trillion

    • C. 

      1,024 characters or 1 thousand

    • D. 

      1,073,741,824 characters or 1 billion

  • 6. 
    Microsoft Word is a ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet Application

    • C. 

      Software Application

    • D. 

      Database Application

  • 7. 
    The print icon in Microsoft Word is located on the _____________.
    • A. 

      Formatting toolbar

    • B. 

      Standard toolbar

    • C. 

      Drawing toolbar

    • D. 

      Reference toolbar

  • 8. 
    The Bold icon is located on the ________________________.
    • A. 

      Formatting toolbar

    • B. 

      Standard toolbar

    • C. 

      Drawing toolbar

    • D. 

      Reference toolbar

  • 9. 
    To add bullets to a document you would click on the bullets icon on the standard toolbar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Microsoft Word has pre-formatted letters, faxes and resumes called templates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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