Computer Terms Quiz - Gr 7

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Test of computer terms (part 1) knowledge for grade 7's at Unionville Montessori School


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The following description best describes which of the following terms: The space at the intersection of a row and column in a spreadsheet.

    • A.

      Box

    • B.

      Cell

    • C.

      Table

    • D.

      Square

    Correct Answer
    B. Cell
    Explanation
    A cell is the space at the intersection of a row and column in a spreadsheet. It is where data can be entered and manipulated. Cells are the fundamental units of a spreadsheet and are used to organize and store information in a tabular format.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following programs is an example of a word processing program?

    • A.

      Safari

    • B.

      Mavis Beacon

    • C.

      Microsoft Word

    • D.

      Microsoft PowerPoint

    Correct Answer
    C. Microsoft Word
    Explanation
    Microsoft Word is an example of a word processing program because it is specifically designed for creating, editing, and formatting text documents. It provides various features such as spell check, grammar check, formatting options, and templates that are essential for word processing tasks. Safari is a web browser, Mavis Beacon is a typing tutor program, and Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation software, none of which are specifically designed for word processing.

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  • 3. 

    The following description best describes which of the following terms: Removes characters to the RIGHT of the insertion point.

    • A.

      Delete

    • B.

      Delete Forwards

    • C.

      Return

    • D.

      Esc Key

    Correct Answer
    B. Delete Forwards
    Explanation
    The term "Delete Forwards" best describes the action of removing characters to the right of the insertion point. This means that when the insertion point is placed within a text, pressing the "Delete Forwards" key or command will delete the characters that come after the insertion point in the text.

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  • 4. 

    Which description below best describes the term "Align?"

    • A.

      To choose part of a document by clicking and dragging over it the mouse to highlight the text

    • B.

      Remove characters to the RIGHT of the insertion point

    • C.

      The blank border on each side of the print on a page.

    • D.

      How you text conforms to the left and right margins of a page. The text can be right, centred, left, or justified.

    Correct Answer
    D. How you text conforms to the left and right margins of a page. The text can be right, centred, left, or justified.
  • 5. 

    The  _____________ is the part of the computer system such as a keyboard, screen, mouse, joystick, printer, speakers, etc.

    Correct Answer
    hardware
    hardwear
    hard ware
    hard wear
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hardware". In computer systems, hardware refers to the physical components that make up the system, such as the keyboard, screen, mouse, joystick, printer, and speakers. It is the tangible and visible part of the computer system that allows users to interact with it and perform various tasks.

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  • 6. 

    The blank border on each side of the print on a page is known as the ______________.

    Correct Answer
    Margin
    margen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Margin". A margin is the blank space that surrounds the printed content on a page. It provides a visual frame and helps to separate the content from the edges of the page. Margins are commonly used in documents, books, and other printed materials to improve readability and aesthetics. The term "margen" is the Spanish translation of "margin".

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  • 7. 

    The insertion point is the imaginary line that the text will conform to on the left or sometimes right side of the page.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. The insertion point refers to the location in a document where the next text or object will be inserted. It is not related to the alignment or conformity of text on the page.

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  • 8. 

    Please provide the definition for the term "Bold."

  • 9. 

    Please provide an example of software.

  • 10. 

    Please provide the definition of a template.

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