Can You Pass This Basic Computer Skills Test? Trivia Questions Quiz

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Can You Pass This Basic Computer Skills Test? Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the function of a mouse?
    • A. 

      To move the onscreen arrow around your computer display.

    • B. 

      Scare you.

    • C. 

      Both A & B

  • 2. 
    What is the proper postion of your hands on a keyboard?
    • A. 

      Lay them comfortably spralled out all over the keyboard.

    • B. 

      Place your thumbs on the space bar with the fingers of the left hand on ASDF and the right hand on JKL:(home keys)

    • C. 

      Use two fingers only- at all times.

  • 3. 
    How do you open a program such as microsoft word when there are no icons on the desktop?
    • A. 

      Zen Window/ My apps

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Both A & B

  • 4. 
    Select the email address from the choices below.
  • 5. 
    How do you close a window on your desktop?
    • A. 

      Use the mouse to press the button with the "X" in at the top right corner of the screen.

    • B. 

      Go to "Edit" and select "Close".

    • C. 

      Press the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard.

  • 6. 
    Is it possible to have more than one program open at the same time?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    How do you properly shut down a computer?
    • A. 

      Press the power switch on the front of the CPU to turn off the machine.

    • B. 

      Press the power button on the front of the monitor.

    • C. 

      Go to the "Start" button and select "Shut Down" then "Restart".

  • 8. 
    When you hold the left mouse button down and drag it over text or pictures, you are _____?
    • A. 

      Covering

    • B. 

      Typing

    • C. 

      Highlighting

  • 9. 
    To copy text in a microsoft application, you
    • A. 

      Highlight it, right click, and select "copy"

    • B. 

      Highlight it and click the copy button on the toolbar

    • C. 

      Both A & B

  • 10. 
    To save a file, you
    • A. 

      Double click it

    • B. 

      Print it

    • C. 

      Click on the floppy disk symbol or select "save as"