Computer Applications - Final Exam Questions

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Computer Application Quizzes & Trivia

Computer Applications - Final Exam Fall 2010


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  • 1. 
    Left aligned text
    • A. 

      Has a straight left edge and a jagged right edge.

    • B. 

      Has straight edges at both sides of a paragraph.

    • C. 

      Has a jagged left edge and a straight right edge.

    • D. 

      Is positioned equally distant from the left and right sides of the page

  • 2. 
    The __________ deletes the contents AND formats of a cell.
    • A. 

      Delete key

    • B. 

      Edit command

    • C. 

      Clear command

    • D. 

      Delete command

  • 3. 
    What types of documents can be attached electronically to e-mail?
    • A. 

      Reports

    • B. 

      Spreadsheets

    • C. 

      Tables

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The Print Preview command is used to
    • A. 

      Display the Page Setup dialog box.

    • B. 

      See how the document will appear when printed.

    • C. 

      Display the Print dialog box.

    • D. 

      Format document.

  • 5. 
    To make the first cell in a row active, press
    • A. 

      HOME.

    • B. 

      ALT + HOME.

    • C. 

      CTRL + HOME.

    • D. 

      CTRL + ALT.

  • 6. 
    The company founded by Herman Hollerith eventually became
    • A. 

      Intel.

    • B. 

      Microsoft.

    • C. 

      Xerox.

    • D. 

      IBM.

  • 7. 
    This mechanical calculator created by Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz could add, divide, and multiply.
    • A. 

      The Arithometer

    • B. 

      The Arithmetickal Engine

    • C. 

      The Analytical Engine

    • D. 

      The abacus

  • 8. 
    In word processing software, the program and filename are displayed in the
    • A. 

      Title bar.

    • B. 

      Menu bar.

    • C. 

      Toolbar.

    • D. 

      Status bar.

  • 9. 
    This inventor created what can be called the first “computer.”
    • A. 

      Grace Murray Hooper

    • B. 

      Charles Babbage

    • C. 

      Bill Gates

    • D. 

      Donald Trump

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a properly written textual citation?
    • A. 

      (Alex Wilson, 2005, 139)

    • B. 

      (Wilson, The Economics of Baseball, p. 139)

    • C. 

      (Wilson, 2005, p. 139)

    • D. 

      (Wilson, 2005, 139)

  • 11. 
    The ARPANET was created to
    • A. 

      Help teenagers play games online.

    • B. 

      Maintain communications in case a disaster destroyed the communications infrastructure.

    • C. 

      Help businesses communicate with employees and customers.

    • D. 

      Strengthen e-commerce worldwide.

  • 12. 
    The way in which a character is emphasized is called its
    • A. 

      Font.

    • B. 

      Style.

    • C. 

      Shape

    • D. 

      Size

  • 13. 
    Center aligned text
    • A. 

      Has straight edges at both sides of a paragraph.

    • B. 

      Has a straight left edge and a jagged right edge.

    • C. 

      Has a jagged left edge and a straight right edge.

    • D. 

      Is positioned equally distant from the left and right sides of the page.

  • 14. 
    Piper has received an interesting e-mail from Tim. She wants to send this e-mail to Ingrid. Which e-mail feature should Piper use to accomplish this?
    • A. 

      Bcc:

    • B. 

      Forward

    • C. 

      Cc:

    • D. 

      Attach File

  • 15. 
    To delete selected text
    • A. 

      Click the Undo button.

    • B. 

      Pres the Esc key.

    • C. 

      Press the down-arrow key.

    • D. 

      Press the Delete key.

  • 16. 
    Spreadsheet data that is to be used in calculations must be entered as a
    • A. 

      Value.

    • B. 

      Label.

    • C. 

      Heading.

    • D. 

      Range.

  • 17. 
    Page formats affect
    • A. 

      An entire paragraph.

    • B. 

      The entire document.

    • C. 

      A character, a word, or several sentences of text.

    • D. 

      A line of text.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following memo elements are in correct order?
    • A. 

      Reference initials, followed by copy notation, followed by attachment notation

    • B. 

      Reference initials, followed by attachment notation, followed by copy notation

    • C. 

      Attachment notation, followed by copy notation, followed by reference initials

    • D. 

      Attachment notation, followed by reference initials, followed by copy notation

  • 19. 
    According to Moore’s Law,
    • A. 

      Increased computing power results in increased costs.

    • B. 

      The number of components in an integrated circuit will double every few years.

    • C. 

      The price of computers will double every few years.

    • D. 

      The number of people using computers will level off around the year 2010

  • 20. 
    Character size is measured in units called
    • A. 

      Centimeters.

    • B. 

      Fonts.

    • C. 

      Points

    • D. 

      Inches.

  • 21. 
    Superscript is a format that
    • A. 

      Reduces the size of the text and lowers it to the bottom of the current line.

    • B. 

      Reduces the size of the text and raises it to the top of the current line.

    • C. 

      Enlarges the size of the text and raises it to the top of the current line.

    • D. 

      Enlarges the size of the text and lowers it to the bottom of the current line.

  • 22. 
    The first electronic communications network was the
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      Telephone

    • C. 

      Telegraph

    • D. 

      Local Area Network

  • 23. 
    When the first line of a paragraph prints as the last line on a page, it is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Orphan.

    • B. 

      Stray line.

    • C. 

      Widow.

    • D. 

      Runover.

  • 24. 
    Justified alignment
    • A. 

      Is positioned equally distant from the left and right sides of the page.

    • B. 

      Has a straight left edge and a jagged right edge.

    • C. 

      Has straight edges at both sides of a paragraph.

    • D. 

      Has a jagged left edge and a straight right edge.

  • 25. 
    To reverse the effects of the last action
    • A. 

      Click the Reverse button.

    • B. 

      Select the Reverse command.

    • C. 

      Select the Undo command.

    • D. 

      Select the Back command.

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