Computer Literacy Assessment MCQ Quiz!

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Computer Literacy Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 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