End User Computing, Introduction To IT (2)

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Computing Quizzes & Trivia

O First Steps with a computer o Desktop Management o File Management o The Web o E-mail and Web based mail


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which two buttons must be switched on when starting the computer?
    • A. 

      The monitor power button and the computer power button.

    • B. 

      The mouse power button and the monitor power button.

    • C. 

      The keyboard power button and the computer power button.

    • D. 

      The computer power button and the mouse button.

  • 2. 
    There are five options in the Shut Down Window’s dialog box. When would you use the Restart option?
    • A. 

      When another user wants to log on to your computer immediately.

    • B. 

      When system changes have been made to your computer.

    • C. 

      When you want to minimise power use.

    • D. 

      When you want to shut down the computer.D. When you want to shut down the computer.

  • 3. 
    The user name must be your real name:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which Icon on the Desktop helps you to restore documents you have deleted?
    • A. 

      My Computer

    • B. 

      My Network Places

    • C. 

      Recycle Bin

    • D. 

      My Documents

  • 5. 
    Which of these buttons would you click to hide the window without closing the application?
    • A. 

      The Close button

    • B. 

      The Restore Down button

    • C. 

      The Minimize button

    • D. 

      The Maximize button

  • 6. 
    The part of an application  window that runs along the bottom and displays information about the current application or program window is called the______________bar
  • 7. 
    Which utility would you use to customize your desktop?
    • A. 

      Search

    • B. 

      Help & Support

    • C. 

      Control Panel

    • D. 

      Printers and Faxes

  • 8. 
    To open Windows Explorer you click..
    • A. 

      File and then Open

    • B. 

      Start and then All Programs

    • C. 

      Edit and then Paste

    • D. 

      Internet Explorer and then Search

  • 9. 
    You can create a sub-folder within a folder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The file extension that represents a spreadsheet application is?
    • A. 

      .bmp

    • B. 

      .mdb

    • C. 

      .htm

    • D. 

      .xls

  • 11. 
    You need to organize your directories, folders, and files on your computer. Which one of the following would best suit your needs?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word.

    • B. 

      Any spreadsheet application.

    • C. 

      Windows Explorer.

    • D. 

      Microsoft Internet Explorer.

  • 12. 
    You have just deleted an entire folder. How can you retrieve the contents?
    • A. 

      By emptying the Recycle Bin.

    • B. 

      By restoring the folder from the Recycle Bin.

    • C. 

      You can’t-once deleted, its contents can’t be retrieved.

    • D. 

      You don’t need to. Only the folder has been deleted-not its contents.

  • 13. 
    You want to select two files that do not appear next to each other. Which key on the keyboard will you need to use?
    • A. 

      Shift Key

    • B. 

      Alt Key

    • C. 

      Ctrl Key

    • D. 

      Esc Key

  • 14. 
    Compressing a file enables you to store more information on your hard drive or send it more quickly as an e-mail attachment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    No one body owns or controls the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What is a cookie?
    • A. 

      A small snack made with flour, milk a butter.

    • B. 

      A small text identifier file which is placed on your hard disk by a Web server

    • C. 

      A small file extension

    • D. 

      A small web browser

  • 17. 
    A _____________converts the computer’s digital signals to analog signals and vice versa so that a computer can send and receive data via telephone lines.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Router

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Satellite server

  • 18. 
    It is possible to save a Web page as a file on your computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A ___________is an element in a Web page, such as word or image, that connects to other information on a specific topic.  
    • A. 

      Cookie

    • B. 

      Cache

    • C. 

      Hyperlink

    • D. 

      Connector

  • 20. 
    Which pointer is displayed when the mouse passes over a hyperlink?
    • A. 

      The arrow

    • B. 

      The Hand

    • C. 

      The Pointing hand

    • D. 

      The Hour glass

  • 21. 
    You are trying to locate specific information on the Web and you do not have a Web address. What should you use?
    • A. 

      The Find tool.

    • B. 

      A search engine.

    • C. 

      A Uniform Resource Locator.

    • D. 

      The Help function.

  • 22. 
    When a search is activated on the web, what does the search engine do with the results?
    • A. 

      It finds the most appropriate Web site and displays that address.

    • B. 

      It finds the most appropriate Web site and opens that site.

    • C. 

      It e-mails the closet match to you.

    • D. 

      It displays a list of the closest matches for you to choose from.

  • 23. 
    Printing a Web page enables you to:
    • A. 

      Download information faster.

    • B. 

      Read information offline.

    • C. 

      Read word processing files faster.

    • D. 

      Download Microsoft Access files faster.

  • 24. 
    It is possible to save a Web page if you’re not connected to the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    You want to bookmark a Web page. Which command on the Favorites menu do you select?
    • A. 

      Links

    • B. 

      Search Engines

    • C. 

      Add to Favorites

    • D. 

      Organize Favorites