Quiz: Computer Skills In An Interview

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Quiz: Computer Skills In An Interview

This assessment will analyze your abilities in the following areas: Internet navigation, appointment scheduling, filling out online forms, basic phone skills, voice mail, clocking in and out electronically, and then you will be given a typing test. The results of this test will not necessarily disqualify you for employment. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you attach files using Microsoft Outlook?
    • A. 

      Click on the button labeled "Forward" and then "Open."

    • B. 

      Click on the paper clip icon and then "Open."

    • C. 

      Right click with the mouse and select "Follow Up."

    • D. 

      This function cannot be done unless the file is at least 25MB.

  • 2. 
    What is the best program to use for making a spread sheet?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word

    • B. 

      Microsoft Publisher

    • C. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • D. 

      Microsoft PowerPoint

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Go to file and click "Print Preview."

    • B. 

      Go to file and click "Print." Check the box labeled "Print Selection," then click "Print."

    • C. 

      Press the "print" button on the toolbar at the top of the screen.

    • D. 

      Highlight the text you want to print. Press the "Print" button on the toolbar at the top of the screen.

    • E. 

      Highlight the text you want to print. Go to file and click "Print." Check the box labeled "Print Selection," then click "Print."

  • 4. 
    Is it possible to have more than one program open at the same time?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    How do you properly shut down a computer?
    • A. 

      Press the power switch on the front of the CPU to turn off the machine.

    • B. 

      Press the power button on the front of the monitor.

    • C. 

      Go to the "Start" button and select "Shut Down."

    • D. 

      Go to the "Start" button and select "Log Off."

    • E. 

      Press the "Shut Down" key on the keyboard.

  • 6. 
    How do you rename a file saved on your computer?
    • A. 

      Right click on the file name and choose "Rename File." Type the new file name.

    • B. 

      Left click on the file name and choose "Rename File." Type the new file name.

    • C. 

      Open the file. Click "Edit" at the top left of the screen and select "Rename."

    • D. 

      Open the file. Click "File" at the top left of the screen and select "Save."

    • E. 

      Open the file. Click "File" at the top left of the screen and select "Rename."

  • 7. 
    Select the email address from the choices below.
  • 8. 
    How do you select text to copy or delete in a word document?
    • A. 

      Go to "Edit" at the top of the screen and select "Copy."

    • B. 

      Place the cursor at the beginning of the text you wish to highlight, press the left mouse button and drag the mouse across the text.

    • C. 

      Use the backspace key until the cursor reaches the text you wish to select. Press "Ctrl" to select the text.

    • D. 

      Press the "Page Up" key on the keyboard.

    • E. 

      Place the cursor at the beginning of the text you wish to highlight, press the right mouse button and drag the mouse across the text.

  • 9. 
    How do you rename the document you are using when you are working in Microsoft Word?
    • A. 

      Click the "X' in the top right corner of the screen.

    • B. 

      Use the start button to locate the flash drive. Right click on the flash drive and select "Save."

    • C. 

      Click "File" at the top of the screen and select "Save As." Rename the file and click "Save".

    • D. 

      Restart the computer.

    • E. 

      Use the "Alt" and "F4" keys to open a "Save" window.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Double click on the desktop to reveal hidden icons.

    • B. 

      Click the start button and select the program from the menu.

    • C. 

      Use a keyboard command.

    • D. 

      It's not possible to open a program when there are no icons on the desktop.

    • E. 

      Restart the computer.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not Sure

  • 12. 
    Can you apply basic key functions: space bar, return/enter, shift, arrows, delete, backspace, tab? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not Sure

  • 13. 
    Can you point, click, double-click and select text with a mouse?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not Sure

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not Sure

  • 15. 
    Can you differentiate between mouse pointer, insertion point, I-beam and hand pointer?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not Sure

  • 16. 
    Can you turn on a computer?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not Sure

  • 17. 
    Can you exit an application?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not Sure

  • 18. 
    Can you shutdown the computer properly?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not Sure

  • 19. 
    [True or False]When filling out an online form, the * (asterisk) symbol usually means that it is a required filed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Typing TestOpen a new window without losing your work in this window, and go to this website: http://www.typingtest.com/Select two minutes from the drop down box, then select your topic of choice.After you have selected those click "Start Test"After the typing test, tell us what your typing speed, errors, and your adjusted speed is.(Example: My typing Speed was 52 WPMMy Errors were 2My adjusted typing speed was 50 WPMDon't lie, or over exaggerate, you may be asked to take the test again, live, in front of management.
  • 21. 
    If you needed to open a different website without disrupting the work you're currently working on in one window, what would be the best practice be to open that new site without losing your place?
    • A. 

      Minimize your current window, then click on your web browser icon on your desktop to open a new window.

    • B. 

      Click on the link, get the data you need, then press the back button to go back to your old page you were working on.

    • C. 

      Click New Tab at the top of the browser page or hit Ctrl + T

    • D. 

      Exit your current window by clicking the X in the top right-hand corner. Then open a new window.

  • 22. 
  • 23. 
    If someone told you to visit the website, www.microsoft.com, where would you go to input that web address?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Every day

    • B. 

      3 - 5 Days a week

    • C. 

      1 - 3 Days a week

    • D. 

      Once a week

    • E. 

      Hardly Ever

  • 25. 
    Have you ever used a digital calendar or scheduling system?(Like Google Calendar, Outlook, iCal, Blackberry Calendar, etc)
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No