Computer Literacy Trivia Questions

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Computer Literacy Trivia Questions

This quiz was designed to assess a student's knowledge of basic computer usage in addition to their knowledge of Microsoft Word 2007, again at the basic level.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are these images called?
    • A. 

      Click art

    • B. 

      Pictoclicks

    • C. 

      Icons

    • D. 

      Taskbar

  • 2. 
    What are these buttons called?
    • A. 

      Window buttons

    • B. 

      Screen buttons

    • C. 

      Size buttons

    • D. 

      Benjamin Buttons

  • 3. 
    How do you get this kind of window to appear?
    • A. 

      Double-click with the left mouse button

    • B. 

      Click with the right mouse button

    • C. 

      Click with the left mouse button

    • D. 

      Click start

  • 4. 
    What is the name of this Windows element?
    • A. 

      Workbar

    • B. 

      Taskbar

    • C. 

      Program bar

    • D. 

      Spacebar

  • 5. 
    How do you drag with the mouse?
    • A. 

      Click, point, move the mouse

    • B. 

      Point, click, move the mouse, click

    • C. 

      Point, press the mouse button, move the mouse, release the mouse button

    • D. 

      Double Click the item you want to drag

  • 6. 
    What is Windows XP?
    • A. 

      The computer’s operating system

    • B. 

      A program for displaying images on the screen

    • C. 

      A system for displaying photos and images on the computer

    • D. 

      A hard drive

  • 7. 
    What is the name of this Windows screen?
    • A. 

      Desk screen

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Desk window

    • D. 

      Home page

  • 8. 
    You see this dialog box. You want to close the program without saving the latest version of your document. Which button will you click on?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Cancel

  • 9. 
    What is the name of this row of buttons in Word 2007?
    • A. 

      Home page

    • B. 

      Ribbon

    • C. 

      Taskbar

    • D. 

      Button bar

  • 10. 
    What does this button do?
    • A. 

      Closes the window

    • B. 

      Maximizes the window

    • C. 

      Reduces the size of the window

  • 11. 
    What type of port is this?
    • A. 

      PS/2 port

    • B. 

      USB port

    • C. 

      Parallel port

    • D. 

      Pass Port

  • 12. 
    In which window can you display the available hard drive space most quickly?
    • A. 

      System Properties

    • B. 

      My Computer

    • C. 

      My Documents

  • 13. 
    What are documents, drawings, and programs stored on the hard drive called?
    • A. 

      Folders

    • B. 

      Files

    • C. 

      Folder properties

    • D. 

      DVD

  • 14. 
    What might be going on if you see the following message in the Internet Explorer window?
    • A. 

      The web page is too large for your screen

    • B. 

      The computer settings have been adjusted so that this website is not accessible

    • C. 

      The Internet connection isn’t working

    • D. 

      Your monitor is not on

  • 15. 
    Are spaces allowed in web addresses?
    • A. 

      Yes, but only between two letters

    • B. 

      Yes

    • C. 

      No

  • 16. 
    What kinds of printers are there?
    • A. 

      Laser printers and modem printers

    • B. 

      Laser printers and inkjet printers

    • C. 

      Laser printers and typex printers

  • 17. 
    What is this kind of computer called?
    • A. 

      Lapcomp

    • B. 

      Laptop

    • C. 

      Toplap

    • D. 

      Windows Mobile

  • 18. 
    Is [email protected] a proper web address?
    • A. 

      Yes, this address is correct. As a result of the @ symbol, the first web page is immediately opened

    • B. 

      No, because the dot should be replaced by an @ symbol

    • C. 

      No, because the @ should be replaced by a dot

  • 19. 
    What does downloading from the Internet mean?
    • A. 

      Retrieving files from the Internet

    • B. 

      Lowering your game level on the Internet

    • C. 

      Viewing web pages on the Internet

  • 20. 
    What does a green wavy line under a word or phrase in the document mean in Microsoft Word?
    • A. 

      The word or phrase might be misspelled.

    • B. 

      The word or phrase might contain a grammatical error.

    • C. 

      The word or phrase has been copied to the clipboard.

  • 21. 
    What happens if you click on this knob in Internet Explorer?
    • A. 

      A list of previously visited websites appears on the left-hand side of the window

    • B. 

      The last action is undone

    • C. 

      A list of favorite web addresses appears on the left-hand side of the window

  • 22. 
    What is a search engine?
    • A. 

      A program that monitors your surfing behavior on the Internet

    • B. 

      A website where you can type in key words and search for them in millions of web pages

    • C. 

      A website where you can click on hundreds of categorized web addresses

  • 23. 
    Which device connects your computer to the Internet?
    • A. 

      Telephone table

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      CD rom

  • 24. 
    What ribbon do you use to change margins?
    • A. 

      Page Layout

    • B. 

      View

    • C. 

      Home

    • D. 

      Insert

  • 25. 
    What does WWW mean?
    • A. 

      Web World Works

    • B. 

      World Wide Web

    • C. 

      World Wide Watch

    • D. 

      World Wrestling Federation

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