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Internet Skills Assessment - Quiz

The Benefit Bank tool is an online tool. � In order to assure your computer skills match the skills needed to be a counselor, take this quiz about basic computer and internet literacy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    To use the internet, what would you click on?

    • A.

      My email provider, like Outlook

    • B.

      A browser like Explorer or Firefox

    • C.

      A Microsoft Office program

    • D.

      Not sure

    Correct Answer
    B. A browser like Explorer or Firefox
    Explanation
    To use the internet, you would click on a browser like Explorer or Firefox. Browsers are software applications that allow users to access and navigate the internet by displaying web pages. Email providers like Outlook and Microsoft Office programs are not directly related to accessing the internet, as they serve different purposes.

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  • 2. 

    The Benefit Bank's URL is www.ohiobenefits.org. What is the preferred method to access the Ohio Benefit Bank web site?

    • A.

      Open a web browser, click the "Search" icon, and then type www.ohiobenefits.org

    • B.

      Open a web browser, type ohiobenefits.org in the address bar and press Enter

    • C.

      Open your e-mail application, create a new e-mail message, and type www.ohiobenefits.org in the To: field

    Correct Answer
    B. Open a web browser, type ohiobenefits.org in the address bar and press Enter
    Explanation
    The preferred method to access the Ohio Benefit Bank website is to open a web browser, type ohiobenefits.org in the address bar, and press Enter. This method directly takes the user to the website without any additional steps or applications.

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  • 3. 

    I have used a computer keyboard before and have proficient typing skills.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement indicates that the person has previous experience using a computer keyboard and possesses proficient typing skills. Therefore, the correct answer is "True" as it aligns with the information provided.

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  • 4. 

    I have an email address that I use and check regularly

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person has an email address which they actively use and check regularly. This implies that they are engaged in online communication and are likely to respond to emails in a timely manner. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 5. 

    If the content on an webpage goes outside the bounds of the page's veiwing area, what can you do to see the rest of the information?

    • A.

      Try to open the page again

    • B.

      Use the back/forward button on my browser

    • C.

      Use the scroll bar on the side/bottom of the page

    Correct Answer
    C. Use the scroll bar on the side/bottom of the page
    Explanation
    To see the rest of the information on a webpage when it goes outside the viewing area, you can use the scroll bar on the side or bottom of the page. By dragging the scroll bar up or down, you can navigate through the content that is not currently visible on the screen. This allows you to access and read the information that extends beyond the boundaries of the webpage.

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  • 6. 

    To click on an item like a link, or to click on a bubble to fill out a form, which part of the mouse has to be on top of the link or bubble?

    • A.

      The point of the cursor/arrow only

    • B.

      Any part of the cursor/arrow

    • C.

      The end of the cursor/arrow only

    Correct Answer
    A. The point of the cursor/arrow only
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the point of the cursor/arrow only. When clicking on an item like a link or a bubble to fill out a form, only the point of the cursor/arrow needs to be on top of the link or bubble. Other parts of the cursor/arrow do not need to be directly on top for the click to register.

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  • 7. 

    When you are finished viewing a new or pop-up window or tab, what do you do?

    • A.

      Click on the original window or tab I was looking at and continue on

    • B.

      Click on the small "x" button on all the windows or tabs open, and then navigate back to the original page I was on

    • C.

      Click on the small "x" button to exit the specific tab or window I'm finished looking at

    Correct Answer
    C. Click on the small "x" button to exit the specific tab or window I'm finished looking at
    Explanation
    Clicking on the small "x" button to exit the specific tab or window I'm finished looking at is the correct answer because it allows the user to close the newly opened window or tab and return to the original page they were on. This action helps to keep the browsing experience organized and prevents cluttering of multiple open windows or tabs.

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  • 8. 

    An "address bar" in your web browser is....

    • A.

      A space that displays the url (like "www.ohiobenefits.org"), or that you can type in a new url

    • B.

      The bar at the bottom of the page that shows what programs you have open

    • C.

      A bar that shows the IP address or location of where you are accessing the internet from

    • D.

      I'm not sure

    Correct Answer
    A. A space that displays the url (like "www.ohiobenefits.org"), or that you can type in a new url
    Explanation
    The "address bar" in a web browser is a space where the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) of a website is displayed. It allows users to see the current website's URL and also provides the option to type in a new URL to navigate to a different website.

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  • 9. 

    The button on the mouse that you normally click to select items on the computer screen is the right click (right side) button.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. The button on the mouse that is normally clicked to select items on the computer screen is the left click (left side) button. The right click button on the mouse is typically used to access context menus and additional options for selected items.

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  • 10. 

    What is a situation when you would want to "right-click" on something on screen?

    • A.

      To select something

    • B.

      To open up a menu, like to see options to copy or paste something

    • C.

      To scroll down the page

    Correct Answer
    B. To open up a menu, like to see options to copy or paste something
    Explanation
    Right-clicking on something on screen is a common action to open up a context menu that provides additional options or actions related to the selected item. In this situation, the user may want to access functions like copy, paste, delete, or other relevant actions specific to the item they have right-clicked on. This menu allows for quick access to various commands without cluttering the main interface, enhancing user efficiency and convenience.

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  • 11. 

    What is the difference between a drop down menu and a text box?

    • A.

      A dropdown menu allows you to manually type in multiple answers, while a text box constrains your answer

    • B.

      A drop down menu gives options to navigate to different places around the internet, while a text box only allows you to navigate within the page you are looking at

    • C.

      There is no difference

    • D.

      A drop down menu allows you to scroll through a set of answer choices, while a text box allows you to type in whatever you want

    Correct Answer
    D. A drop down menu allows you to scroll through a set of answer choices, while a text box allows you to type in whatever you want
    Explanation
    A drop-down menu allows you to scroll through a set of answer choices, while a text box allows you to type in whatever you want. This means that a drop-down menu provides predefined options for selection, while a text box allows for free-form input.

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  • 12. 

    To return to a previous page on the internet I would...

    • A.

      Type the address in the address bar

    • B.

      Type the address in the search bar

    • C.

      Click the right facing arrow

    • D.

      Click the left facing arrow

    • E.

      Click the "Home" button

    Correct Answer
    D. Click the left facing arrow
    Explanation
    Clicking the left facing arrow is the correct answer because it is the standard browser navigation button used to go back to the previous page. This button is commonly found in the top left corner of the browser window and is easily accessible for users to navigate back to the page they were previously viewing.

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