Computer Skills Exam Trivia Quiz: MCQ

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Computer Skills Exam Trivia Quiz: MCQ

Did you know that computers can be found everywhere? They are located at schools, business places, libraries, hospitals, banks, and even our homes. Do you know how to upload and download? Have you ever had a bug that made your hard drive crash? Why would you need a firewall? There are many things you should know to protect your computer and your work saved on it. This quiz will give you information on what you need to know. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    [Blank] means to restart your computer.
  • 2. 
    A file, program or document that is transferred from one computer to another is a:
    • A. 

      Upload

    • B. 

      Disk

    • C. 

      Download

    • D. 

      Email

  • 3. 
    To open a folder on my desktop I need to:
    • A. 

      Click

    • B. 

      Double click

    • C. 

      Press the enter key

  • 4. 
    This can cause a computer to malfunction:
    • A. 

      Bug

    • B. 

      Crash

    • C. 

      Rodent

  • 5. 
    This is the kind of memory that disappears when the computer is turned off:
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 6. 
    It is okay to spill water, breadcrumbs, soft drinks, tea, food on the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The operating system is the most important program on a computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the use of a Firewall in a computer?
    • A. 

      For authentication

    • B. 

      For data transmission

    • C. 

      For monitoring

    • D. 

      For security

  • 9. 
    Copying software without purchasing it is:
    • A. 

      Freeware

    • B. 

      Shareware

    • C. 

      Software piracy

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    When composing a new email, which of these is not necessary? 
    • A. 

      Enter the address of the person I am sending the email to

    • B. 

      Enter a subject in the email

    • C. 

      Use different font sizes to emphasize my point

    • D. 

      Make sure I start with a salutation and end with a closing salutation

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