How Well Do You Know Computers?

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How Well Do You Know Computers?

Can you honestly survive in today's world without computer skills? If you can now, you won't be able to for much longer. Take this quiz to see if you are ahead of the curve, or falling behind.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Safest way to shut down a computer is :
    • A. 

      Pull the Power Cord.

    • B. 

      Press the Power button.

    • C. 

      Press Start on a PC, Special on a Mac.

    • D. 

      Press the power button on the Power Switch.

    • E. 

      Run a couple of high powered magnets along the frame of the tower.

  • 2. 
    Which item is considered the "brains" of the computer?  Responsible for decision making, and processing information?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      VGA

    • E. 

      Memory

  • 3. 
    On a Mac to look for a file, use :
    • A. 

      Search

    • B. 

      Finder

    • C. 

      Lookup

    • D. 

      Fetch

    • E. 

      Seeker

  • 4. 
    If something is not working correctly on your computer, the first thing you should check is...
    • A. 

      The help file

    • B. 

      Who was the last person using this computer?

    • C. 

      Forget this, I'm calling Technical Support.

    • D. 

      Make sure everything is plugged in correctly and turned on.

    • E. 

      The manual

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are "input" devices?
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      SD Card

    • C. 

      Touch Screen Monitor

    • D. 

      Game Controller

    • E. 

      Battery

  • 7. 
    Which is an example of Optical Media?
    • A. 

      Webcam

    • B. 

      Retinal Scanner

    • C. 

      Digital Camera

    • D. 

      CD-ROM

    • E. 

      Monitor

  • 8. 
    If  you are running out of room on your computer and you don't have any money for new equipment you might be able to :
    • A. 

      Purchase and install another hard drive.

    • B. 

      Add more memory.

    • C. 

      Compress the hard drive.

    • D. 

      Format the hard drive.

    • E. 

      Hook up a second monitor.

  • 9. 
    Your computer screen suddenly changes on you.  Images and Windows are much bigger than you are used to and everything seems washed out like there are less colors to choose from. You suspect there is a problem with your video card, but what else might it be:
    • A. 

      The monitor cable may have come loose.

    • B. 

      The government may be sweeping your computer looking for terrorist activity.

    • C. 

      Your neighbors may be playing "Rock Band" too loudly again.

    • D. 

      The dead may be trying to communicate with you.

    • E. 

      Your monitor may have run out of color pixels. It is time to bring the monitor in to your service tech to have the color refilled.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Learnkey

    • B. 

      Learn Key

    • C. 

      Learnkey.com

    • D. 

      Www.learnkey.com