8th Grade: Computer And Internet Basics Quiz! Trivia Test

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8th Grade: Computer And Internet Basics Quiz! Trivia Test

The internet has made a lot of things possible. For example, one can upload their data into the cloud and not lose it in case they lose their gadget as well as communicate anywhere in the world. This 8th grade: computer and internet basics quiz will help review how much you know. How about you check it out! 


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does a computer allow you to do?
    • A. 

      Type documents and send email

    • B. 

      Browse the Internet

    • C. 

      Store and retrieve data

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The most popular operating system for personal computers is ________.
    • A. 

      Mac OSX

    • B. 

      Facebook

    • C. 

      Microsoft Windows

    • D. 

      Ubuntu Linux

  • 3. 
    Applications can be downloaded from the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The cloud allows you to ________.
    • A. 

      Access your email with any computer with an Internet connection

    • B. 

      Automatically back-up your data

    • C. 

      Easily bring your files with you

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a type of monitor port?
    • A. 

      VGA port

    • B. 

      Display port

    • C. 

      DVI port

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    It is possible to connect peripherals to a laptop.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    To navigate through different folders in Windows, you'll use ________.
    • A. 

      Windows Easy Transfer

    • B. 

      Launchpad

    • C. 

      Windows Explorer

    • D. 

      Finder

  • 8. 
    Some modems include a built-in router.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The term Desktop can be described as:
    • A. 

      A. The information that appears on the computer soon after the computer is turned on

    • B. 

      B. Where you will find your mouse

    • C. 

      C. Where you place your computer

    • D. 

      D. The desktop contains a number of icons, or images, tyhat you can clic on to launch programs

    • E. 

      Both A & D

    • F. 

      Both C & D

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Software, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, used to find information on the Web is called a 
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Browser

    • C. 

      Trojan

    • D. 

      Filter

  • 11. 
    In the workplace, is best practice to ______________ your computer when stepping away from your desk.
    • A. 

      Log off

    • B. 

      Cover your monitor

    • C. 

      Transfer files

    • D. 

      Defragment your drive

  • 12. 
    Internet and WWW (World Wide Web) are considered the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A home network is an example of a __________.
    • A. 

      LAN (Local Area Network)

    • B. 

      WAN (Wide Area Network)

    • C. 

      Server

    • D. 

      Token Ring Network

  • 14. 
    Web pages are stored on a __________.
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Server

    • D. 

      Router

  • 15. 
    Telephone service over the internet is known as __________.
    • A. 

      Instant Messaging

    • B. 

      VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol)

    • C. 

      Social Networking

    • D. 

      Silverlight

  • 16. 
    What type of media downloads while it's playing?
    • A. 

      Streaming

    • B. 

      4G

    • C. 

      Wi-Fi

    • D. 

      3G

  • 17. 
    Which type of internet service uses existing phone lines and allows simultaneous internet and phone usage?
    • A. 

      DSL

    • B. 

      Dial-up

    • C. 

      Cable

    • D. 

      High Speed

  • 18. 
    A URL is usually typed in a browser's __________.
    • A. 

      Google Bar

    • B. 

      Plug-in

    • C. 

      Address Bar

    • D. 

      Site Map

  • 19. 
    The words you type into a search bar are known as __________.
    • A. 

      Googles

    • B. 

      Search results

    • C. 

      Search terms

    • D. 

      Phrases

  • 20. 
    ___________ appear while you're typing to help you improve your search.
    • A. 

      Search Bars

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Plug-ins

    • D. 

      Search suggestions

  • 21. 
    The Internet is:
    • A. 

      A vast, international collection of computer networks that transfer information

    • B. 

      A combination of the world's international network

    • C. 

      Websites and email are part of the Internet

    • D. 

      A collection of routers

  • 22. 
    The World Wide Web operates over the Internet, and it is the most widely used part of the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A location on the World Wide Web (and Internet) that contains information about a specific topic, that usually contains multiple pages with different types of information about the topic is known as a:
    • A. 

      URL

    • B. 

      Blogger

    • C. 

      Designation

    • D. 

      Website

  • 24. 
    While searching the Internet and to make sure information is reliable or correct, you should always check multiple sources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A ________________ is the first thing you see when you come to a website, or the opening page of a website.  It provides information about the site and directs you to other pages on the site.
    • A. 

      Tab

    • B. 

      Home Page

    • C. 

      Browser

    • D. 

      Site Map

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