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Computer Vocabulary Quizzes & Trivia

This is a school level computer vocabulary quiz. It was created for students learning the basic functions of the computer and its applications. So, let's try out this quiz to increase your Technical vocabulary. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The horizontal bar at the top of a window or dialog box containing the title of the window or dialog box.

    • A.

      Control Menu Box

    • B.

      Application

    • C.

      Title Bar

    • D.

      File

    Correct Answer
    C. Title Bar
    Explanation
    The title bar is the horizontal bar at the top of a window or dialog box that displays the title of the window or dialog box. It provides important information about the content or purpose of the window, allowing users to easily identify and switch between different windows or dialog boxes. The title bar typically also includes buttons for minimizing, maximizing, and closing the window.

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  • 2. 

    Found in the upper left-hand corner of the window, within the horizontal bar, beneath the toolbar; lets you size, move or close the window.

    • A.

      Control Menu Box

    • B.

      Application

    • C.

      Title Bar

    • D.

      File

    Correct Answer
    A. Control Menu Box
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Control Menu Box. The control menu box is found in the upper left-hand corner of the window, within the horizontal bar, beneath the toolbar. It allows the user to perform actions such as sizing, moving, or closing the window.

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  • 3. 

    Contains and stores specific contents.

    • A.

      Application

    • B.

      File

    • C.

      Control Menu Box

    • D.

      Title Bar

    Correct Answer
    B. File
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "File" because it is the option that best fits the given explanation. The "File" option in an application typically contains and stores specific contents, such as documents or data files. It is commonly used to manage and organize files within the application.

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  • 4. 

    A complete set of typographic characters of a certain size and style.

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Floppy Drive

    • C.

      Font

    • D.

      Control Menu Box

    Correct Answer
    C. Font
    Explanation
    A font refers to a complete set of typographic characters of a certain size and style. It includes all the letters, numbers, symbols, and punctuation marks that are designed to be used together and maintain a consistent visual appearance. Fonts are used in various applications such as word processing, graphic design, and web development to enhance the visual appeal and readability of text.

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  • 5. 

    A computer program which performs a specific task, such as word processing.

    • A.

      Clicking the mouse

    • B.

      Application

    • C.

      Dragging the mouse

    • D.

      File

    Correct Answer
    B. Application
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Application" because an application is a computer program that is designed to perform a specific task, such as word processing. This is different from clicking the mouse or dragging the mouse, which are actions performed by a user rather than a program. Additionally, a file is a container for storing data and is not directly related to the concept of a computer program performing a task.

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  • 6. 

    Positioning the mouse pointer over a specific object, and then quickly pressing and releasing the left mouse button one time.

    • A.

      Clicking the mouse

    • B.

      Double clicking the mouse

    • C.

      Right clicking the mouse

    • D.

      Dragging the mouse

    Correct Answer
    A. Clicking the mouse
    Explanation
    Clicking the mouse refers to the action of pressing and releasing the left mouse button once. This action is used to select or activate an object or perform a specific function on the computer. It is a basic and common interaction with the mouse, allowing users to navigate and interact with graphical user interfaces. Double clicking, on the other hand, involves quickly pressing and releasing the left mouse button twice, while right-clicking refers to pressing the right mouse button. Dragging the mouse involves holding down the left mouse button while moving the mouse to select or move objects on the screen.

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  • 7. 

    Positioning the mouse pointer over a specific object, and then quickly pressing and releasing the left mouse button one twice.

    • A.

      Clicking the mouse

    • B.

      Double clicking the mouse

    • C.

      Right clicking the mouse

    • D.

      Dragging the mouse

    Correct Answer
    B. Double clicking the mouse
    Explanation
    Double clicking the mouse refers to the action of quickly pressing and releasing the left mouse button twice in succession while positioning the mouse pointer over a specific object. This action is commonly used to open files or programs, select text, or perform other actions depending on the context.

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  • 8. 

    Positioning the mouse pointer over a specific object, and then quickly pressing and releasing the right mouse button one time.

    • A.

      Clicking the mouse

    • B.

      Double clicking the mouse

    • C.

      Right clicking the mouse

    • D.

      Dragging the mouse

    Correct Answer
    C. Right clicking the mouse
    Explanation
    Right clicking the mouse refers to the action of positioning the mouse pointer over a specific object and then quickly pressing and releasing the right mouse button one time. This action typically opens a context menu that provides options related to the selected object or the current context of the application.

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  • 9. 

    Positioning the mouse pointer over a specific object, and holding down the left mouse button, and moving the mouse to move the object to the desired location.

    • A.

      Clicking the mouse

    • B.

      Double clicking the mouse

    • C.

      Right clicking the mouse

    • D.

      Dragging the mouse

    Correct Answer
    D. Dragging the mouse
    Explanation
    Dragging the mouse refers to the action of holding down the left mouse button while moving the mouse to move an object to a desired location. This action allows the user to move objects on the screen by physically dragging them with the mouse pointer.

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  • 10. 

    Used for storing information on floppy disks. Also called the "A" drive.

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Floppy Drive

    • C.

      Application

    • D.

      Control Menu Box

    Correct Answer
    B. Floppy Drive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Floppy Drive." This device is used for storing information on floppy disks and is commonly referred to as the "A" drive. Floppy drives were popular in the past for transferring and storing data, but they have become obsolete with the advent of more advanced storage technologies.

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  • 11. 

    The area under the Title Bar which usually has the words: "File", "Edit", "View", "Insert", "Window", "Help", etc.

    • A.

      Control Menu Box

    • B.

      Floppy Drive

    • C.

      Menu Bar

    • D.

      Application

    Correct Answer
    C. Menu Bar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Menu Bar. The area under the Title Bar that usually contains options like "File", "Edit", "View", "Insert", "Window", "Help", etc. is called the Menu Bar. It provides a list of menus that contain various commands and options for the user to interact with the application.

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