Computer Skills - Maxed

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Computer Skills - Maxed

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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 edit, 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. 
    • 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 Step 1. Read all directions before beginning the typing test Step 2. Without losing your work in this window, open a new window on your web browser Step 3. Go to this website: http://www.typingtest.com/ Step 4. From the home page, under "Typing Speed Test," select "two minutes" from the drop down menu, then select your topic of choice from the next drop down menu. Step 5. Click "Start Test" Step 6. Complete the test Step 7. Return to this window and enter your results below.
  • 26. 
    Please read the article "Bay Bridge Party Toll: $37 per walker" found here: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/Drivers-will-pay-toll-for-Bay-Bridge-party-4273030.php then briefly summarize the main points.