A Computer Skills & Knowledge Quiz!

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A Computer Skills & Knowledge Quiz!

Being that computers can be found in almost every field of study or career, it is essential to learn the basics at an early stage at school. The quiz below is based on computer skills and includes both year 6 and 7 topics on basic computer Skills - Try to answer all questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The Internet is a network of printers.

    • B. 

      The Internet is web pages linked together.

    • C. 

      The Internet is millions of computers around the world connected to each other.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      To install a program.

    • B. 

      To get a picture file.

    • C. 

      To add extra memory.

    • D. 

      To get a file from someone else’s computer and save it onto your computer

  • 3. 
    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 pictures

  • 4. 
    What is a browser?
    • A. 

      Internet Explorer only

    • B. 

      Safari only

    • C. 

      A browser is a software program that lets you explore the World Wide Web to find text, graphics, sound, movies, games, chats and more. An example of a browser is Safari or Internet Explorer.

    • D. 

      A hard drive

  • 5. 
    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. 

      Your monitor is not on

    • C. 

      The Internet connection isn’t working

  • 6. 
    What does WWW mean?
    • A. 

      World Wide Works

    • B. 

      World Wide Web

    • C. 

      World Wrestling Competition

    • D. 

      World Wide Watch

  • 7. 
    Which device connects your computer to the Internet?
    • A. 

      Telephone table

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      CD Rom

  • 8. 
    If you’re connected to the Internet, you are:
    • A. 

      Outline

    • B. 

      Offline

    • C. 

      Online

  • 9. 
    A word processing file can be attached to an e-mail message?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends on what type of file

    • D. 

      Only to certain email addresses

  • 10. 
    What does the "Reply to All" e-mail function do?
    • A. 

      It will generate a reply message to all of the recipients of the message.

    • B. 

      It will send a reply message to every entry in your address book.

    • C. 

      It will generate a reply message only to the sender of the message.

    • D. 

      This function is not possible.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is an example of an e-mail address?  (Tip: Think about whether an email address can have a space in it.)
  • 12. 
    What does highlight mean?
    • A. 

      To click something on a page with your mouse.

    • B. 

      To click on a picture.

    • C. 

      To select a shape.

    • D. 

      To selecting information

  • 13. 
    What does delete mean?
    • A. 

      To take away information

    • B. 

      to add information

    • C. 

      To change information

  • 14. 
    What is a monitor?
    • A. 

      A monitor is the hard drive of the computer

    • B. 

      A monitor is the disk drive

    • C. 

      The part of a computer that allows the user to view information on a screen.

  • 15. 
    What is an application?
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      software program

    • C. 

      music

    • D. 

      picture

  • 16. 
    What is font?
    • A. 

      style of pictures

    • B. 

      Style of computer text

    • C. 

      Style of shapes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What shortcut do I use to undo?
    • A. 

      Control x

    • B. 

      control z

    • C. 

      Control u

  • 18. 
    What is an icon?
    • A. 

      A tiny picture on the screen that is for a program, file, or folder.

    • B. 

      a tiny picture for the hard drive only.

    • C. 

      A tiny music file.

  • 19. 
    What is the name of this Windows element?
    • A. 

      Workbar

    • B. 

      Taskbar

    • C. 

      Program bar

    • D. 

      Spacebar

  • 20. 
    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

  • 21. 
    What is the name of this Windows screen?
    • A. 

      Desk screen

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Desk window

    • D. 

      Desk window

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    What is the name of this row of buttons in Word 2007?
    • A. 

      Home page

    • B. 

      Ribbon

    • C. 

      Taskbar

    • D. 

      Button bar

  • 24. 
    What type of port is this?
    • A. 

      PS/2 port

    • B. 

      USB port

    • C. 

      Parallel port

    • D. 

      Pass port

  • 25. 
      Is [email protected] a proper web address?
    • A. 

      Yes, this address is correct.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      No, because the @ should be replaced by a dot