Eras - Night Windows 7 Final

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Eras - Night Windows 7 Final

This is the Final exam for the class Introduction to Computers


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the part of the window:
    • A. 

      Desktop

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Gadgets

    • D. 

      Taskbar

  • 2. 
    Identify the part of the window:
    • A. 

      Desktop

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Gadgets

    • D. 

      Taskbar

  • 3. 
    Identify the part of the window:
    • A. 

      Desktop

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Gadgets

    • D. 

      Taskbar

  • 4. 
    Identify the part of the window:
    • A. 

      Desktop

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Gadgets

    • D. 

      Task bar

  • 5. 
    The parts of the computer you can touch are called _____, and the programs are called ______.
    • A. 

      Software, Hardware

    • B. 

      Memory, Mainframe

    • C. 

      Hardware, Software

    • D. 

      Desktop, Software

  • 6. 
    Kilobyte, megabyte, and gigabyte refer to _____________, respectively.
    • A. 

      Thousand bytes, billion bytes, million bytes

    • B. 

      Thousand bytes, million bytes, billion bytes

    • C. 

      Million bytes, billion bytes, thousand bytes

    • D. 

      Billion bytes, thousand

  • 7. 
    What is RAM?
    • A. 

      RAM is temporary memory

    • B. 

      When the computer powers down, RAM loses its data

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    A microprocessor's speed is usually measured in _____.
    • A. 

      Millions of cycles per second (MHz)

    • B. 

      RAM cycles

    • C. 

      Circuitry cycles

    • D. 

      Billions of cycles per second (GHz)

  • 9. 
    Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer are examples of ______.
    • A. 

      User files

    • B. 

      Operating systems

    • C. 

      Application software

    • D. 

      Researching software

  • 10. 
    Saving a new document requires _____.
    • A. 

      Printing the document

    • B. 

      Copying the document

    • C. 

      Sending the document to an email address

    • D. 

      Naming the document

  • 11. 
    Where can you store files?
    • A. 

      USB flash drive

    • B. 

      CD

    • C. 

      Harddrive

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Folders are tools for organizing ______.
    • A. 

      Tool-bars

    • B. 

      Menus

    • C. 

      Files

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What is the purpose of a screen saver?
    • A. 

      Provide moving images to prevent screen burn

    • B. 

      Provide security

    • C. 

      Provide a place to show your latest vacation photos

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    A gigabyte (GB) is larger than a megabyte (MB).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    An example of screen resolution is 1360 x 768.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    If you can hold it in your hand, then the computer system component is hardware.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The most important single component in a computer system is its _____.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      Processor

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 18. 
          Which of the following is not a role of an operating system?
    • A. 

      Controlling hardware

    • B. 

      Preventing computer virus infections

    • C. 

      Running application programs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
       Random access memory (RAM) serves as the computer's _____.
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Storage vault

    • C. 

      File system

    • D. 

      Workbench

  • 20. 
         What are the two types of software?
    • A. 

      Operating system, application programs

    • B. 

      Windows, Word

    • C. 

      Operating system, storage drives

    • D. 

      Operating system, Excel

  • 21. 
    What is a virus?
    • A. 

      Software that attaches itself to another file and when the file is opened it runs and causes damage.

    • B. 

      Software that runs independently doing damage to your computer

    • C. 

      Software that masquerades as something it isn’t in an effort to trick the user

    • D. 

      Software that sends information about you to someone else

  • 22. 
    What is Malware?
    • A. 

      Software that protects your computer from viruses

    • B. 

      Software that protects your computer from spyware and adware infections

    • C. 

      Software that updates your computers operating system

    • D. 

      Software that may harm your computer

  • 23. 
    What is Phishing?
    • A. 

      Web pages you have visited that are stored on your hard drive

    • B. 

      Text files some websites use to identify users

    • C. 

      A scam to get confidential information

    • D. 

      A form where you type confidential information

  • 24. 
    What is the purpose of running a disk defragmenter?
    • A. 

      Place files in a contiguous order

    • B. 

      Delete temporary files

    • C. 

      Check for viruses

    • D. 

      De-clutter the hard drive

  • 25. 
    What is the purpose of a phishing scam?
    • A. 

      To install malware

    • B. 

      To trick users into revealing personal information

    • C. 

      To flood networks with spam

    • D. 

      To collect signatures for bogus petitions

  • 26. 
    What is a patch?
    • A. 

      A fix to a specific bug, or software problem

    • B. 

      A software virus

    • C. 

      A security criteria allowing only users with authorization to use program

    • D. 

      A cover up for hardware device

  • 27. 
    What is an update?
    • A. 

      The latest information

    • B. 

      The latest version of software to fix a bug or software problem

    • C. 

      Major feature additions

    • D. 

      Software that provides more features and is bigger and better

  • 28. 
    What utility is used to delete temporary files?
    • A. 

      Registry Cleaner

    • B. 

      Disk Defragmenter

    • C. 

      System Cleaner

    • D. 

      Disk Cleanup

  • 29. 
    Which of the following can be categorized as spam?
    • A. 

      Jokes

    • B. 

      Chain letters

    • C. 

      Bogus virus warnings

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 30. 
    What damage can be caused by malware?
    • A. 

      Computer crashes

    • B. 

      The compromising personal information, which may lead to identity theft

    • C. 

      Permanent deletion

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 31. 
    Which of the following is not effective in preventing malware infections?
    • A. 

      Opening email attachments

    • B. 

      Turning on Windows Automatic Updates

    • C. 

      Installing anti-virus software

    • D. 

      Setting Internet Explorer's security setting to medium-high

  • 32. 
    Which of the following may result in a malware infection?
    • A. 

      Opening an email attachment

    • B. 

      Downloading a file from a website

    • C. 

      Clicking on an infected link

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 33. 
    The _____ type of malware collects personal information and sends it to a third party.
    • A. 

      Worm

    • B. 

      Toolbar

    • C. 

      Homepage hijacker

    • D. 

      Spyware

  • 34. 
    The _____ type of malware is code attached to another file. The malicious code automatically makes copies of itself and drops its payload when the host file is opened.
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Worm

    • C. 

      Keystroke logger

    • D. 

      Toolbar

  • 35. 
    What is the safest way to close a pop-up window?
    • A. 

      Click the red "X" in the top-right corner.

    • B. 

      Tap [Alt]+[F4].

    • C. 

      Tap [Ctrl]+[Alt]+[Del].

    • D. 

      Tap [Ctrl]+[W].

  • 36. 
    What is the most harmful result of falling victim to a phishing scam?
    • A. 

      Having your browser homepage constantly change.

    • B. 

      Becoming a victim of identity theft.

    • C. 

      Having the firewall temporarily disabled.

    • D. 

      Experiencing an influx of spam.

  • 37. 
    What percentage of hard drives eventually fails?
    • A. 

      10 percent

    • B. 

      25 percent

    • C. 

      82 percent

    • D. 

      100 percent

  • 38. 
    What should you do before running Window's Disk Defragmenter?
    • A. 

      Run Disk Cleanup

    • B. 

      Close all open files and log off.

    • C. 

      Restart the computer.

    • D. 

      Ensure all files are contiguous

  • 39. 
    What does it mean to say a file is fragmented?
    • A. 

      The file is corrupt.

    • B. 

      The file resides in multiple contiguous clusters.

    • C. 

      The file resides in multiple non-contiguous clusters.

    • D. 

      The file resides in both RAM and on the hard drive.

  • 40. 
    Disk Cleanup should be run ______ for preventative maintenance.
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      Monthly

    • D. 

      Yearly

  • 41. 
    Which terms apply to using the mouse?
    • A. 

      Click, double-click, drag, right-click, point

    • B. 

      Click, double-click, hard-click, right-click, point

    • C. 

      Click, double-click, drag, right-click, fast-click

    • D. 

      Click, double-click, draw, right-click, point

  • 42. 
    Windows manages _____.
    • A. 

      Files

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Programs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 43. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      Copying content from a document does not alter the document or the copied material.

    • B. 

      Copying pictures requires different commands from copying text.

    • C. 

      Pasting into a document has the same effect as typing text.

    • D. 

      The keyboard, mouse, or both together, may be used to cut and paste.

  • 44. 
    Folders are tools for organizing ______.
    • A. 

      Toolbars

    • B. 

      Menus

    • C. 

      Files

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 45. 
    Users can sort files in a variety of ways, except by ______.
    • A. 

      Date

    • B. 

      Size

    • C. 

      Name

    • D. 

      Location

  • 46. 
    Most Windows file names have a period at the end followed by a(n) ______ of three letters..
    • A. 

      Folder

    • B. 

      Designation

    • C. 

      Extension

    • D. 

      Key

  • 47. 
    What happens to a deleted file from the computer?
    • A. 

      It is permanently deleted, forever.

    • B. 

      It goes to the Desktop until it is selected again for deletion.

    • C. 

      It goes to the Recycled Bin, where it is immediately deleted.

    • D. 

      It goes to the Recycle Bin, where it stays until the user gives a command to delete it.

  • 48. 
    Which of the following is the strongest password?
  • 49. 
    Rachel is concerned because her Automatic Updates are scheduled for 3:00 am but her computer is never turned on at this time. Is this a problem?
    • A. 

      Yes; her computer will never receive updates.

    • B. 

      Yes; however she can manually install the updates.

    • C. 

      Yes; she must change the scheduled time or leave her computer on at 3:00 am.

    • D. 

      No; Automatic Updates will run the next time her computer is on.

  • 50. 
    Which of the following should you know before contacting tech support?
    • A. 

      The exact error message.

    • B. 

      Your version and edition of Windows.

    • C. 

      The date and time of the most recent automatic update.

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 51. 
    What is Windows?
    • A. 

      Microprocessor

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      Program that creates documents

  • 52. 
    The extension on a file name, ex .docx, .xlsx, .mp3, .ppt, indicates the _____.
    • A. 

      User who created the file

    • B. 

      Program used to create the file

    • C. 

      Date the file was created

    • D. 

      File's size

  • 53. 
    What is the smallest unit of information on a computer?
    • A. 

      Bit

    • B. 

      Byte

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Word

  • 54. 
    The physical part of the computer is called _____, and the logical part is called ______.
    • A. 

      Software, Hardware

    • B. 

      Memory, Mainframe

    • C. 

      Hardware, Software

    • D. 

      Desktop, Software

  • 55. 
    The best way to shut down Windows is to hold down the power button for three seconds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    You can change the position and shape of a maximized program window.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 57. 
    The amount of RAM in the computer can affect the speed of multitasking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    You can switch between program windows using the keyboard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 59. 
    The title bar of a program window normally displays _____.
    • A. 

      Quick sizing buttons

    • B. 

      The program name

    • C. 

      The filename

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 60. 
    The names of the window quick sizing buttons are _____.
    • A. 

      Close, Open, Maximize, Restore

    • B. 

      Close, Go to Taskbar, Open, Minimize

    • C. 

      Close, Maximize, Restore, Minimize

    • D. 

      Open, Minimize, Maximize, Exit

  • 61. 
    .      Small pictures on the Windows Desktop are called _____.
    • A. 

      Buttons

    • B. 

      Notifications

    • C. 

      Taskbar

    • D. 

      Icons

  • 62. 
    What happens if you try to run more programs than your computer's RAM can support?
    • A. 

      Windows won't open the additional program windows.

    • B. 

      The computer runs more slowly.

    • C. 

      A low-RAM warning appears.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 63. 
    What does the Maximize button do?
    • A. 

      Makes the window fill the screen

    • B. 

      Leaves the Window running, but removes it from the screen

    • C. 

      Makes the window fill just part of the screen

    • D. 

      Exits the program being run

  • 64. 
    What is the basic function of the Title bar?
    • A. 

      Tells you the document title

    • B. 

      Offers formatting and other change options

    • C. 

      Allows you to change the window size and location

    • D. 

      A small, customizable toolbar that contains a set of commands

  • 65. 
    Folder windows have Forward and Back buttons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 66. 
    A USB flash drive gets the same drive letter on any computer you plug it into.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 67. 
    Once you name a folder, you cannot change it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 68. 
     You can deselect a file after it's been selected for moving or copying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 69. 
    What happens when you delete a file or folder from a USB flash drive?
    • A. 

      It goes into the Recycle Bin.

    • B. 

      It automatically goes into the Recoverable Files folder on the hard drive.

    • C. 

      It goes into the USB flash drive's own Recycle Bin.

    • D. 

      It is permanently deleted.

  • 70. 
    Which set of commands moves files and folders?
    • A. 

      Copy, then Paste

    • B. 

      Cut, then Paste

    • C. 

      Select, then Paste

    • D. 

      Select, then Cut

  • 71. 
    The address bar on a computer or folder window displays the _____.
    • A. 

      Currently viewed location

    • B. 

      The address of the web page you are viewing

    • C. 

      Only the folder name

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 72. 
    How often is it recommended that you back up files on your flash drive?
    • A. 

      Hourly

    • B. 

      Daily

    • C. 

      Weekly

    • D. 

      Monthly

  • 73. 
    A URL (web address) always includes a domain name.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 74. 
    Internet Explorer allows you to set more than one homepage to appear when you start the program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 75. 
    If you receive an attachment from someone you don't know, you should never open it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 76. 
    A top-level domain name is best described as _____.
    • A. 

      A website recognized as being of top quality

    • B. 

      The first part of a domain name, before the period

    • C. 

      The second part of a domain name, after the period

    • D. 

      The first page you see when you arrive at a website

  • 77. 
    Tabbed browsing is a feature that allows you to _____.
    • A. 

      Navigate websites using the [Tab] key

    • B. 

      Open multiple web pages in the same browser window

    • C. 

      Use the [Alt]+[Tab] keys to jump between browser windows

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 78. 
    The process of sending a file from your local computer to the Internet is called uploading.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 79. 
    The process of copying a file from the Internet to your own computer is called _____.
    • A. 

      Downloading

    • B. 

      Uploading

    • C. 

      Synching

    • D. 

      Phishing

  • 80. 
    What does the Minimize button do?
    • A. 

      Makes the window fill the screen

    • B. 

      Leaves the Window running, but removes it from the screen

    • C. 

      Makes the window fill just part of the screen

    • D. 

      Exits the program being run

  • 81. 
    What does the Close button do?
    • A. 

      Makes the window fill the screen

    • B. 

      Leaves the Window running, but removes it from the screen

    • C. 

      Makes the window fill just part of the screen

    • D. 

      Exits the program being run

  • 82. 
    What does the Restore Down button do?
    • A. 

      Makes the window fill the screen

    • B. 

      Leaves the Window running, but removes it from the screen

    • C. 

      Makes the window fill just part of the screen

    • D. 

      Exits the program being run

  • 83. 
    What is the basic function of the Quick Sizing Buttons?
    • A. 

      Tells you the document title

    • B. 

      Offers formatting and other change options

    • C. 

      Allows you to change the window size and location

    • D. 

      A small, customizable toolbar that contains a set of commands

  • 84. 
    What is the basic function of the Ribbon?
    • A. 

      Tells you the document title

    • B. 

      Offers formatting and other change options

    • C. 

      Allows you to change the window size and location

    • D. 

      A small, customizable toolbar that contains a set of commands

  • 85. 
    What is the basic function of the Quick Access Toolbar?
    • A. 

      Tells you the document title

    • B. 

      Offers formatting and other change options

    • C. 

      Allows you to change the window size and location

    • D. 

      A small, customizable toolbar that contains a set of commands

  • 86. 
    A drive transfers information?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 87. 
    Which finger do you use on a right click?
    • A. 

      Index finger

    • B. 

      Middle finger

    • C. 

      Ring finger

    • D. 

      Thumb

  • 88. 
    Resolution  measures the number  of bytes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 89. 
    The microprocessor is the brains of the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 90. 
    A shoe box, flash drive,  Ziploc bag and the hard drive are examples of a storage device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 91. 
    Windows 7 is an example of an application software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 92. 
    Hard drive capacity is typically measured in gigabytes and terabytes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 93. 
    RAM and storage drive memory perform essentially the same function.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 94. 
    A byte is essentially a single character of data
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 95. 
    Folders can have subfolders within them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 96. 
    Which unit in the list below is the largest unit of measure?
    • A. 

      Terabyte

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Megabyte

    • D. 

      Gigiabyte

  • 97. 
    You can run a computer without application software but not without operating system software
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 98. 
    Save As updates your file
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 99. 
    The 2 things you have to remember when you save a file is 1) where you put and 2) what you call it
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 100. 
    Backspace deletes characters to the right of the insertion point and deletes characters to the left.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False