Computer Skills Test - Old

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Computer Skills Test - Old

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  • 1. 
    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

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    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.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of a correct e-mail address?
  • 6. 
    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.

  • 7. 
    What is the name of this Windows element?
    • A. 

      Workbar

    • B. 

      Taskbar

    • C. 

      Program bar

    • D. 

      Spacebar

  • 8. 
    What is the name of this Windows screen?
    • A. 

      Desk screen

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Desk window

    • D. 

      Desk window

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    What type of port is this?
    • A. 

      PS/2 port

    • B. 

      USB port

    • C. 

      Parallel port

    • D. 

      Pass port

  • 11. 
    In Microsoft Word 2007, a squiggly red line under a word means
    • A. 

      Check your grammar

    • B. 

      Word does not have a synonym match

    • C. 

      The word is misspelled

    • D. 

      The dictionary is full

  • 12. 
    To access the Paint program, you click on the start menu and
    • A. 

      Go to programs, then accessories, then click on 'Paint'

    • B. 

      Go to programs, then accessories, then Microsoft Office, and click on 'Paint'

    • C. 

      go to Internet Explorer or Firefox

    • D. 

      Go into the control panel

  • 13. 
    To copy text, you
    • A. 

      Highlight it, right click, and select 'copy'

    • B. 

      Highlight it, go to file, and select 'copy'

    • C. 

      Highlight it and click the copy button on the toolbar

    • D. 

      Highlight it, type ctrl c

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    How do you open a program such as a Microsoft Word when there are no icons on the desktop?  
    • A. 

      Right click to reveal all icons.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Restart the computer.

    • D. 

      Cick the start button and select program from the menu

  • 15. 
    How do you search for files and folders in Windows?
    • A. 

      Right click and select "New" and then "Folder."

    • B. 

      Click on the Start Menu and select "My Documents."

    • C. 

      Launch Internet Explorer

    • D. 

      Click on the Start Menu and select "Search."

  • 16. 
    How do you attach files using Microsoft Outlook?
    • A. 

      Click on the button labeled "Forward" and then "Open."

    • B. 

      Click on the paper clip icon and then "Open."

    • C. 

      Right click with the mouse and select "Follow Up."

    • D. 

      This function cannot be done unless the file is at least 25MB.

  • 17. 
    What type of file extension can a Microsoft Word document NOT be "saved as"?
    • A. 

      .doc

    • B. 

      .pdf

    • C. 

      .rtf

    • D. 

      .xls

  • 18. 
    How would you print one paragraph of text from a web page without printing the whole page?
    • A. 

      Go to file and click "Print Preview."

    • B. 

      Go to file and click "Print." Check the box labeled "Print Selection," then click "Print."

    • C. 

      Press the "print" button on the toolbar at the top of the screen.

    • D. 

      Highlight the text you want to print. Press the "Print" button on the toolbar at the top of the screen.

    • E. 

      Highlight the text you want to print. Go to file and click "Print." Check the box labeled "Print Selection," then click "Print."

  • 19. 
    A database program replaces what piece of office equipment?
    • A. 

      Typewriter

    • B. 

      Photocopier

    • C. 

      FAX machine

    • D. 

      Filing cabinet

  • 20. 
    What is the best program to use for making a spread sheet?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word

    • B. 

      Microsoft Publisher

    • C. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • D. 

      Microsoft PowerPoint

  • 21. 
    If you needed to open a different website without disrupting the work you're currently working on in one window, what would the best practice be to open that new site without losing your place?
    • A. 

      Minimize your current window, then click on your web browser icon on your desktop to open a new window.

    • B. 

      Click on the link, get the data you need, then press the back button to go back to your old page you were working on.

    • C. 

      Open a new window by clicking File, then New Window

    • D. 

      Exit your current window by clicking the X in the top right-hand corner. Then open a new window.

  • 22. 
    Have you ever used a digital calendar or scheduling system? (Like Google Calendar, Outlook, iCal, Blackberry Calendar, etc)
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of Microsoft Office:
    • A. 

      Excel

    • B. 

      Dropbox

    • C. 

      Word

    • D. 

      Access

    • E. 

      PowerPoint

  • 24. 
    If you were surfing the internet and you needed to copy some information over to another window and place it into a form, the best practice would be to ______________.
    • A. 

      Cut and Clip

    • B. 

      Copy and Paste

    • C. 

      Hammer and Nail

    • D. 

      Write it down, switch windows, and put the information in manually. That's the only way

  • 25. 
    Typing Test Open a new window without losing your work in this window, and go to this website: http://www.typingtest.com/ Select two minutes from the drop down box, then select your topic of choice. After you have selected those click "Start Test" Enter your results below.