Computer Basics Quiz 2

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Computer Basics Quiz 2 - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where is the Taskbar generally located on the desktop?

    • A.

      Top

    • B.

      Right side

    • C.

      Left side

    • D.

      Bottom

    Correct Answer
    D. Bottom
    Explanation
    The Taskbar is generally located at the bottom of the desktop. This is the default position for the Taskbar in most operating systems, including Windows. Placing the Taskbar at the bottom allows for easy access to frequently used applications, system notifications, and the Start menu. It also provides a consistent and intuitive user experience, as users have become accustomed to finding the Taskbar at the bottom of the screen.

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  • 2. 

    Which one of these buttons has a dual function? 1.         2.       3.

    • A.

      1.

    • B.

      2.

    • C.

      3.

    Correct Answer
    B. 2.
    Explanation
    Button 2 has a dual function because it can perform two different actions or tasks.

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  • 3. 

    Which one of the images below is considered the desktop?                    1.                                   2.                                           3.

    • A.

      1.

    • B.

      2.

    • C.

      3.

    Correct Answer
    A. 1.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 because it is the image that is shown first in the question and is labeled as the desktop. The other images, 2 and 3, are not labeled as the desktop and therefore are not considered the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    How would I open an Icon on the desktop? 

    • A.

      I would click on the icon and then turn off the computer.

    • B.

      I would double click on the icon and wait patiently till it opens.

    • C.

      I would double click on the icon several times until it opens.

    • D.

      I would right click on the icon twice and wait patiently till it opens.

    Correct Answer
    B. I would double click on the icon and wait patiently till it opens.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I would double click on the icon and wait patiently till it opens." This is the most appropriate and common method to open an icon on the desktop. Double clicking on an icon is the standard way to launch an application or file on a computer. Waiting patiently until it opens is also important as it may take some time for the program to load and open.

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  • 5. 

    What are the parts of the Taskbar?

    • A.

      Start menu, quick launch, taskbar, system tray

    • B.

      Start menu, taskbar, quick launch

    • C.

      Start menu, quick launch, system tray

    • D.

      Quick launch, system tray, start menu

    Correct Answer
    A. Start menu, quick launch, taskbar, system tray
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Start menu, quick launch, taskbar, system tray". The start menu is a menu that provides access to various programs and features on the computer. The quick launch is a toolbar that allows users to quickly launch their most frequently used programs. The taskbar is a bar that displays the open programs and allows users to switch between them. The system tray is an area on the taskbar that displays the time, date, and icons for background programs and system notifications.

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  • 6. 

    What does quick launch allow you to do on the taskbar? 

    • A.

      It allows you to quickly deploy a missil to the sun.

    • B.

      It allows you to quickly launch a dancer from the screen.

    • C.

      It allows you to quickly launch a program from the taskbar.

    • D.

      It allows you to quickly launch the shut down proceedure.

    Correct Answer
    C. It allows you to quickly launch a program from the taskbar.
  • 7. 

    How do you make a folder?

    • A.

      Right click on the desktop>New>Folder

    • B.

      Left click onthe desktop>Right click on the desktop>New>Folder

    • C.

      Right click on the desktop>Arrange Icons By>Folder

    • D.

      Left click onthe desktop>New>Folder

    Correct Answer
    A. Right click on the desktop>New>Folder
    Explanation
    To make a folder, you need to right-click on the desktop and select "New" from the options that appear. Then, choose "Folder" to create a new folder on the desktop.

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  • 8. 

    What is one way that you can change the name of a folder?

    • A.

      Clap your hands and think of the word you want to use.

    • B.

      Right click on the folder and then go to rename.

    • C.

      Left click on the folder and then go to rename.

    • D.

      Double click on the folder and then go to rename

    Correct Answer
    B. Right click on the folder and then go to rename.
    Explanation
    To change the name of a folder, one way is to right click on the folder and then go to rename. This action will bring up a text field where you can enter a new name for the folder.

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