Trivia Quiz On Computer Skills Test! Ultimate Questions

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Trivia Quiz On Computer Skills Test! Ultimate Questions

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  • 1. 
    "Desktop" is a computer term that refers to:
    • A. 

      The initial screen showing icons for folders, files, and applications.

    • B. 

      The part of your work area where the computer monitor sits.

    • C. 

      Something that can and should be ignored by most users.

    • D. 

      The list of all of the contents on a particular computer.

  • 2. 
    The "Control Panel" is:
    • A. 

      A disk on which data can be stored.

    • B. 

      Another term for a display screen.

    • C. 

      A computer network that spans a relatively small area.

    • D. 

      A system tool that allows a user to set certain settings.

  • 3. 
    Select one of the following to determine the proper procedure for shutting down your computer.
    • A. 

      It's best to never turn off your computer.

    • B. 

      Whenever you are ready to quit, simply push the lighted button on your processor.

    • C. 

      Just unplug your computer

    • D. 

      Go to the Start menu and click "Shut Down"

  • 4. 
    The Maximize button is used to:
    • A. 

      Scroll slowly through a window.

    • B. 

      Expand a window to fill the entire screen.

    • C. 

      Return a window to its original size.

    • D. 

      Reduce a window to a button on the taskbar.

  • 5. 
    When you are instructed to "point and click," it means you:
    • A. 

      Use the mouse to move the pointer around the screen

    • B. 

      Double-click the mouse

    • C. 

      Use the mouse to move the pointer around the screen and then click the mouse button once or twice to select the object.

    • D. 

      Use the mouse to move the pointer around the screen and press the mouse button as you move the mouse.

  • 6. 
    The Minimize button is used to:
    • A. 

      Scroll slowly through a window.

    • B. 

      Reduce a window to a button on the taskbar.

    • C. 

      Expand a window to fill the entire screen.

    • D. 

      Return a window to its original size.

  • 7. 
    What program command saves a copy of a file under a different name?
    • A. 

      Duplicate

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Save

    • D. 

      Save As

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the Windows location that stores cut or copied information?
    • A. 

      Clipboard

    • B. 

      Start menu

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Paint

  • 9. 
    How to you open a program when there isn't an icon on the desktop for the one you want to use?
    • A. 

      Right click to reveal all icons.

    • B. 

      Click the START button and select the program from the menu.

    • C. 

      Restart the computer.

    • D. 

      It is not possible to open the program if no icons are on the desktop.

  • 10. 
    A WORD file can be attached to an e-mail message?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends on what type of file

    • D. 

      Only to select an e-mail address

  • 11. 
    In a file hierarchy, a folder inside another folder is called
    • A. 

      Program

    • B. 

      Internal hard disk

    • C. 

      Subfolder

    • D. 

      Clipboard

  • 12. 
    After you delete a file from your hard disk, it is automatcally placed in the:
    • A. 

      Search box

    • B. 

      USB flash drive

    • C. 

      Clipboard

    • D. 

      Recycle bin

  • 13. 
    In software applications such as Microsoft Word, what is a document called?
    • A. 

      Page

    • B. 

      Folder

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    What is the siginificance of a faded (dimmed) command in a drop-down menu?
    • A. 

      There are no equivalent keystrokes for the particular command.

    • B. 

      The command is not currently accessible.

    • C. 

      A dialog box appears if the command is selected.

    • D. 

      A Help window appears if the command is selected.

  • 15. 
    Any computer parts that you can actually touch are considered to be:
    • A. 

      Systems

    • B. 

      Platforms

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Software

  • 16. 
    The term ____________ refers to the set of instructions that directs the hardware in a computer to accomplish a task.
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Input

  • 17. 
    All computers must have:
    • A. 

      A virus checking program

    • B. 

      A printer attached

    • C. 

      Word processing software

    • D. 

      An operating system

  • 18. 
    Which software would you use to create a multimedia presentation?
    • A. 

      ITunes

    • B. 

      PowerPoint

    • C. 

      Excel

    • D. 

      Entourage

  • 19. 
    What type of device is a flash drive?
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Software

  • 20. 
    An operating system is:
    • A. 

      CD-ROM software

    • B. 

      Application software

    • C. 

      Integrated software

    • D. 

      System software

  • 21. 
    An unwanted program running on a computer is called a 
    • A. 

      Pain

    • B. 

      Sickness

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Encryption

  • 22. 
    The _____________ shows what files and applications are open.
    • A. 

      Shortcut Menu

    • B. 

      My Documents

    • C. 

      Taskbar

    • D. 

      Start Menu

  • 23. 
    The _________________ is an output device that produces output on paper.
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Keyboard

  • 24. 
    A ___________ is a pointing device used to move a pointer on the screen and to make selections.
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Processor