Computer Technology Quiz

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Computer Technology Quizzes & Trivia

Computer technology has undergone a couple of changes throughout time and this includes major introductions of things such as the internet that allows one to have access to data from any location. This is a general computer knowledge quiz that is designed to help you to assess the skill level of your classes. Give it a shot and see how high you score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you opened a document from you folder and added a new paragraph to it, how would you save the changes that you made?
    • A. 

      Select "Save As" and select a new folder and file name for it.

    • B. 

      Just click the "Save" icon on the toolbar or press Ctrl + S.

    • C. 

      Just close the program. It will save automatically.

    • D. 

      Any of the above would work.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      When you are saving a document for the first time and you need to choose a folder for the document and create a file name for it.

    • B. 

      Every time you want to save something.

    • C. 

      Only when working with a Microsoft Word document.

    • D. 

      Only when you want to burn the file onto a CD.

  • 3. 
    Why do you think you should log-off of your computer when you leave class?
    • A. 

      You should not log-off your computer when you leave class.

    • B. 

      To prevent it from getting a virus.

    • C. 

      If you don't log-off, anyone can go on that computer and access your folder and files.

    • D. 

      It helps to make sure that your work gets saved.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Delete the text and then re-type it.

    • B. 

      Highlight the text, and then drag it into place with the mouse.

    • C. 

      Highlight the text, and press the up or down arrows to move it.

    • D. 

      Highlight the text, right-click, and use the "Cut" and "Paste" functions.

  • 5. 
    Why should you avoid downloading files using file-sharing programs like Limewire or Frostwire? (used to download music, videos, etc.)
    • A. 

      It is illegal to download music using these programs due to copyright laws.

    • B. 

      These files can contain a virus which can harm you computer.

    • C. 

      You might have to pay money in damages if you are caught.

    • D. 

      All of the above are true.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Do nothing. You can use this material in your essay freely.

    • B. 

      List the website in a bibliography at the end of your essay.

    • C. 

      Type the information in bold letters.

    • D. 

      Type the information in italic letters.

  • 7. 
    Why is a website like Wikipedia NOT the best choice for researching information about a topic?
    • A. 

      Wikipedia and other "wikis" allow anyone to type information on their pages, which may be inaccurate.

    • B. 

      It is the best choice.

    • C. 

      There is too much information on the site to sort through which complicates things.

    • D. 

      There are not enough images on the site.

  • 8. 
    If you wanted to create an animated presentation, what would be the BEST program to use?
    • A. 

      Excel

    • B. 

      Power Point

    • C. 

      Word

    • D. 

      Access