Computer Literacy Assessment MCQ Quiz!

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Computer Literacy Assessment MCQ Quiz!

Would you like to learn more about computers and take this quiz to prove your knowledge? Are you ready for your computer literacy assessment? Computer literacy is essential for everyone, from beginners to advanced users. A great way to discover how the computer works and how to use it is by looking online. There are plenty of online computer classes that can assist you with the process. This quiz is all about computer literacy and how to achieve it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Beginning January 1st, 2014, the GED® will only be available as a computerized test.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following keys can be used to capitalize letters on a computer?
    • A. 

      Shift or control

    • B. 

      Caps lock or enter

    • C. 

      Control or caps lock

    • D. 

      Caps lock or shift

  • 3. 
    On a computer, the pointer is most often controlled by the mouse.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Before you can "surf the web", your computer must be connected to the:
    • A. 

      Wall

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Word processing program

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 5. 
    When typing a document on the computer, the "shift" key will move your cursor down to the next line.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes the process of moving text or images from one location on the computer screen to another:
    • A. 

      Drag and drop

    • B. 

      Control, alt, delete

    • C. 

      Revise and edit

    • D. 

      Drop down menu

  • 7. 
    Which of the following symbols must appear in an email address:
    • A. 

      Www.

    • B. 

      :

    • C. 

      //

    • D. 

      @

  • 8. 
    Which of the following describes one way to highlight text on the computer screen. 
    • A. 

      Drag and drop

    • B. 

      Right click

    • C. 

      Click and drag

    • D. 

      Cut, copy, paste

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a device used to manipulate items on the computer screen?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Hard drive

  • 10. 
    Which of the following describes the best way to turn off a computer:
    • A. 

      Unplug it

    • B. 

      Choose "shut down" from the start menu

    • C. 

      Hold down the power button

    • D. 

      Choose "restart" from the start menu

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a web browser: 
    • A. 

      Internet Explorer

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      Firefox

    • D. 

      Safari

  • 12. 
    The computer's "spell check" function will help you pass the GED® Test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If you have never taken a typing class, then you will more than likely fail the computerized version of the GED® Test.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following can be used as extra memory to store data on a computer?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Jump drive

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 15. 
    What key must you press and hold in order to activate the second function of the number keys on the keyboard?
    • A. 

      Enter

    • B. 

      Shift

    • C. 

      Alt

    • D. 

      Ctrl

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is an appropriate online screen name:
    • A. 

      BadGrrl15

    • B. 

      Red Dog

    • C. 

      IM_hot_4U

    • D. 

      THUG_KING_4LIFE

  • 17. 
    The shape and style of text are called the _______.
    • A. 

      Alignment

    • B. 

      Graphic

    • C. 

      Font

    • D. 

      Character

  • 18. 
    Which of the following describes the process of saving files or documents from a webpage to your computer:
    • A. 

      Downloading

    • B. 

      Uploading

    • C. 

      Sidewinding

    • D. 

      Navigating

  • 19. 
    Which of the following types of information is safe to share on the Internet:
    • A. 

      Your age

    • B. 

      Your address

    • C. 

      Your cell phone number

    • D. 

      Your screen name

  • 20. 
    Accessing someone else's computer without their permission is called _________.
    • A. 

      Spamming

    • B. 

      Attacking

    • C. 

      Hacking

    • D. 

      Cyber bullying

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