Computer Competency Test

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  • 1. 
    What is similar to a copy machine, except that it creates a digital file of the image?
    • A. 

      Fax Machine

    • B. 

      Copy Machine

    • C. 

      Scanner Machine

  • 2. 
    What software would you most likely use to compare the average of the money collected in a month?
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      Word Processor

  • 3. 
    This word processing feature allows information to be organized in rows and columns:
    • A. 

      Format

    • B. 

      Table

    • C. 

      Tools

  • 4. 
    Which of these is the best way to find websites containing information about the history of the state of Georgia?
    • A. 

      Ask a friend thru instant message

    • B. 

      Type the words "georgia" and history in a search engine (google, yahoo, etc)

    • C. 

      E-mail someone in the University of Georgia

  • 5. 
    Copying copyright protected software and giving it to others for free is:
    • A. 

      A criminal act

    • B. 

      Always allowed

    • C. 

      Fair use

  • 6. 
    What does multitasking mean?
    • A. 

      The computer's ability to run several programs at the same time

    • B. 

      The computer's ability to have more than one type of storage

    • C. 

      The computer's ability to store more than one type of document

  • 7. 
    Which of the following activities would be best accomplished using a spreadsheet?
    • A. 

      Peer-edit each others reports

    • B. 

      Change fonts and colors to emphasize important text

    • C. 

      Generate a graph of students' favorite sports

  • 8. 
    The connecting of computers so that information can be shared is called:
    • A. 

      Phishing

    • B. 

      Surfing

    • C. 

      Networking

  • 9. 
    Which of the following types of files CANNOT be opened in a word processing software?
    • A. 

      .txt

    • B. 

      .doc or .docx

    • C. 

      .dat or .datx

    • D. 

      .rtf

  • 10. 
    The part if a word processing document used to display repetitive information such as titles, dates, and page numbers is:
    • A. 

      Copy and Paste

    • B. 

      Header and Footer

    • C. 

      Cut and Paste

    • D. 

      Page Setup

  • 11. 
    In all MS Office applications, to change from Times New Roman to Arial, you must change the:
    • A. 

      Template

    • B. 

      Style

    • C. 

      Page preview

    • D. 

      Font

  • 12. 
    Your document has not come out of the printer. Which of these you must  NOT do?
    • A. 

      Check that you printed to the correct printer.

    • B. 

      Check that the paper tray is full.

    • C. 

      Continue to go to File, Print until the document comes out.

    • D. 

      Check for a paper jam

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is unacceptable use of the computer network?
    • A. 

      Sharing your password

    • B. 

      Leaving the computer logged in and unlocked when leaving your station

    • C. 

      Giving out personal information

    • D. 

      Non business use in work hours

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Which program would you use to create or edit a spreadsheet?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Outlook

    • B. 

      Microsoft Office

    • C. 

      Microsoft Word

    • D. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • E. 

      Microsoft Powerpoint

  • 15. 
    Which program would you use to create or edit a letter?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Outlook

    • B. 

      Microsoft Office

    • C. 

      Microsoft Word

    • D. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • E. 

      Microsoft Powerpoint

  • 16. 
    Which program would you use to manage your office email and calendar?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Outlook

    • B. 

      Microsoft Office

    • C. 

      Microsoft Word

    • D. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • E. 

      Microsoft Powerpoint

  • 17. 
    In an office document, when you want text to look darker and thicker than the rest of the text you use the following option: Example: This is darker
    • A. 

      Italics

    • B. 

      Times new roman

    • C. 

      Bold

    • D. 

      Underline

  • 18. 
    Files with the file type .doc or .docx are usually opened with MS Excel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Files with the file type .doc or .docx are usually opened with MS Word
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The best program  to create a presentation is MS Outlook
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False