Computer Skills MCQ Quiz: Trivia Exam!

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Computer Skills MCQ Quiz: Trivia Exam!

Do you know how to obtain good computer skills? The first thing you must do is identify what it is you need to learn. It is best to start with the basics and make sure that you know how to use the computer. A fundamental understanding of the computer is necessary. This quiz shows why good computer skills can lead you toward success and help you enhance your computer knowledge along the way. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Data that is stored in RAM:
    • A. 

      Is there until it is replaced.

    • B. 

      Is only there while the power is on.

    • C. 

      Remains only a few minutes after the power is turned off.

    • D. 

      Is permanent and only lost in a power failure.

  • 2. 
    All the information used by the processor is loaded first into:
    • A. 

      REM.

    • B. 

      ROM.

    • C. 

      RAM.

    • D. 

      A disk.

  • 3. 
    The binary numbering system consists of __________ unique digits.
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 4. 
    A single character can be represented by 8 bits. Another name for 8 bits is a:
    • A. 

      Meg.

    • B. 

      String.

    • C. 

      Binary digit.

    • D. 

      Byte.

  • 5. 
    One kilobyte is approximately a __________ bytes.
    • A. 

      Thousand

    • B. 

      Million

    • C. 

      Billion

    • D. 

      Trillion

  • 6. 
    One megabyte is approximately a __________ bytes.
    • A. 

      Thousand

    • B. 

      Million

    • C. 

      Billion

    • D. 

      Trillion

  • 7. 
    One gigabyte is approximately a __________ bytes.
    • A. 

      Thousand

    • B. 

      Million

    • C. 

      Billion

    • D. 

      Trillion

  • 8. 
    What does the CTRL+U shortcut accomplish in Word 2000?
    • A. 

      It underlines the selected word

    • B. 

      It converts the selected word to uppercase

    • C. 

      It undeletes the last deleted word

    • D. 

      It undoes the last action performed in Word 2000

  • 9. 
    What is a page break in Word 2000?
    • A. 

      An instruction to the printer to print a new page

    • B. 

      The point at which one page ends and another page begins

    • C. 

      It refers to dividing a page into 2 parts vertically

    • D. 

      It refers to dividing a page into 2 parts horizontally

  • 10. 
    Which shortcut key combination will allow you to check the Spelling of your complete document?
    • A. 

      F1

    • B. 

      F2

    • C. 

      F3

    • D. 

      F7

  • 11. 
    If you have a document typed in lowercase, how can you convert the whole document into uppercase?
    • A. 

      Select the document text and choose the 'All caps' option under the menu Format ->Style

    • B. 

      Select the document text and choose 'Corporate' under the menu Format - >Theme

    • C. 

      Select the document text and choose the 'All caps' option under the menu Format ->Fonts

    • D. 

      There is no such option available in Word 2000

  • 12. 
    How are spelling errors displayed In Word 2000?
    • A. 

      A green wavy line under the wrong spelling

    • B. 

      The word with the wrong spelling has strikethrough font

    • C. 

      A red wavy line under the wrong spelling

    • D. 

      The color of the word with the wrong spelling will change to red

  • 13. 
    Which Word 2000 toolbar is shown in figure?
    • A. 

      Forms toolbar

    • B. 

      Formatting toolbar

    • C. 

      Autotext toolbar

    • D. 

      Tables and Borders

    • E. 

      Database toolbar

    • F. 

      Drawing toolbar

  • 14. 
    You are required to prepare an essay in Word 2000 consisting of only 250 words. What is the most convenient way for you to count the total number of words in your document?
    • A. 

      First justify the document (both left and right justified), then count the number of words on one line, and multiply them by the number of lines

    • B. 

      Select the text whose words you require to count and right-click the mouse button. Choose the 'Words count' option

    • C. 

      Choose the 'Words count' option under the Tools menu

    • D. 

      Choose the 'Paragraph statistics' option under the View menu

    • E. 

      Count each word one by one. There is currently no tool available for counting the number of words

  • 15. 
    What does the CTRL+I shortcut accomplish in Word 2000?
    • A. 

      It converts the selected text into the next larger size of the same font

    • B. 

      It adds a line break to the document

    • C. 

      It makes the selected text bold

    • D. 

      It applies italic formatting to the selected text

  • 16. 
    What does the CTRL+B shortcut accomplish in Word 2000?
    • A. 

      It converts the selected text into the next larger size of the same font

    • B. 

      It adds a line break to the document

    • C. 

      It makes the selected text bold

    • D. 

      It adds a segment break to the document

  • 17. 
    How do you change the date and/or time of your PC?
    • A. 

      Start Menu Settings Control Panel Date and Time.

    • B. 

      Double click on the time which is appear on the right of status bar.

    • C. 

      Right click on desktop, then choose Time\Date.

    • D. 

      A+b

  • 18. 
    When you select find icon from start menu and you type ???.txt, this mean that
    • A. 

      The computer will find all files that have extension txt only.

    • B. 

      The computer will find all files that have only three letters with all extensions.

    • C. 

      The computer will find all files that have three letter and extension txt only.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 19. 
    In order to save an existing document with a different name you need to:
    • A. 

      Retype the document and give it a different name

    • B. 

      Use the Save as.. command

    • C. 

      Use Windows Explorer to copy the document to a different location and then rename it

    • D. 

      Copy and paste the original document to a new document and then save

  • 20. 
    Which keyboard shortcut bolds selected text?
    • A. 

      Ctrl+B

    • B. 

      Alt+B

    • C. 

      File/Format/Bold

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    How can you highlight text without using the mouse?
    • A. 

      It is impossible

    • B. 

      Use the F5 key

    • C. 

      Use the arrow keys while holding down a Ctrl key

    • D. 

      Use the arrow keys while holding down a Shift key

  • 22. 
    What would you see while spell checking the phrase "My father was write"?
    • A. 

      The word "write" is misspelled

    • B. 

      No errors

    • C. 

      The verb of the phrase will be highlighted

    • D. 

      A blue squiggly underline under the word "write"

  • 23. 
    Suddenly Word does not display your favorite toolbar. What has happened?
    • A. 

      Your program has been infected by a macro virus

    • B. 

      This version of Word does not support toolbars

    • C. 

      Your toolbar option has been deleted from the menus

    • D. 

      Your toolbar has been unchecked under the View/Toolbars Menu

  • 24. 
    In page preview mode
    • A. 

      You can see all pages of your document

    • B. 

      You can only see the page you are currently working

    • C. 

      You can only see pages that do not contain graphics

    • D. 

      You can only see the title page of your document

  • 25. 
    Which elements of a Word document can be displayed in color?
    • A. 

      Only graphics

    • B. 

      Only text

    • C. 

      All elements

    • D. 

      All elements, but only if you have a color printer

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