Intro To Information Technology 1

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Intro To Information Technology 1 - Quiz

There are so many topics and a lot of things we have learned about in the ICT class. The quiz below is the first in a series that will test what you learn in class. Take it to see what you understood from the first chapter. All the best as you attempt!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What do you call the software or application we used to surf the web?

    • A.

      Internet Explorer

    • B.

      Web Browser

    • C.

      Mozilla Firefox

    • D.

      Opera

    • E.

      Apple Safari

    Correct Answer
    B. Web Browser
    Explanation
    A web browser is the software or application used to surf the web. It allows users to access websites, view web pages, and interact with online content. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and Apple Safari are all examples of web browsers.

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  • 2. 

    What is the maximum rows that can be used in Microsoft Excel 2003?

    • A.

      65000

    • B.

      65515

    • C.

      65536

    • D.

      65535

    • E.

      65256

    Correct Answer
    C. 65536
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 65536. In Microsoft Excel 2003, the maximum number of rows that can be used is 65536. This means that you can have up to 65536 rows of data in a single worksheet.

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  • 3. 

    What is the maximum columns in Microsoft Excel 2003?

    • A.

      256

    • B.

      255

    • C.

      250

    • D.

      260

    • E.

      254

    Correct Answer
    A. 256
    Explanation
    Microsoft Excel 2003 has a maximum limit of 256 columns. This means that you can have a total of 256 columns in a single worksheet.

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  • 4. 

    Yahoo.com is called what?

    • A.

      Sub-domain

    • B.

      Domain

    • C.

      Address

    Correct Answer
    B. Domain
    Explanation
    In the context of website addresses, yahoo.com is referred to as a domain. A domain is the main part of a website address that identifies the organization or entity that owns the website. In this case, "yahoo" is the domain name, while ".com" represents the top-level domain (TLD) indicating that it is a commercial website. The domain is an essential component of a website's URL and helps users locate and access specific websites on the internet.

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  • 5. 

    What version of Windows was released in 2021?

    • A.

      Windows 8

    • B.

      Windows 10

    • C.

      Windows 11

    • D.

      Windows Vista

    • E.

      Windows 2010

    Correct Answer
    C. Windows 11
    Explanation
    Windows 11 was released on on October 5, 2021. 

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  • 6. 

    What is the default file extension of files created in Microsoft Office Word 2003?

    • A.

      Doc

    • B.

      Docx

    • C.

      Docs

    • D.

      Txt

    • E.

      Dtf

    Correct Answer
    A. Doc
    Explanation
    The default file extension of files created in Microsoft Office Word 2003 is ".doc". This file extension is used to identify documents created in Word 2003 and can be opened and edited using Word 2003 or later versions.

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  • 7. 

    What is the default file extension of an Excel 2003 Workbook?

    • A.

      Wbk

    • B.

      Ppt

    • C.

      Xls

    • D.

      Xlsx

    • E.

      Xlt

    Correct Answer
    C. Xls
    Explanation
    The default file extension of an Excel 2003 Workbook is "xls". This file extension is used to identify Excel files created in the 2003 version of the software. The "xls" format is compatible with older versions of Excel and can be opened and edited using Excel 2003 or later versions.

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  • 8. 

    What is the latest version of Microsoft Excel in production?

    • A.

      2010

    • B.

      2007

    • C.

      2003

    • D.

      2000

    • E.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    B. 2007
    Explanation
    The latest version of Microsoft Excel in production is 2007.

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  • 9. 

    What do you call the browser created by Google?

    • A.

      Opera

    • B.

      Firefox

    • C.

      Konqueror

    • D.

      Links

    • E.

      Chrome

    Correct Answer
    E. Chrome
    Explanation
    The browser created by Google is called Chrome.

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  • 10. 

    In +63(917)8019685, what is +63?

    • A.

      Area Code

    • B.

      Country Code

    • C.

      Carrier Code

    • D.

      Number

    • E.

      IP Block Code

    Correct Answer
    B. Country Code
    Explanation
    The given phone number, +63(917)8019685, includes the prefix "+63" which is the country code for the Philippines. Country codes are used to identify the country associated with a phone number when making international calls. In this case, the "+63" indicates that the phone number belongs to the Philippines.

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  • 11. 

    In Microsoft Word, what do you call the feature that allows you to create text with designs?

    • A.

      Word Design

    • B.

      Word Animation

    • C.

      Format Text

    • D.

      WordArt

    • E.

      ClipArt

    Correct Answer
    D. WordArt
    Explanation
    WordArt is the correct answer because it is the feature in Microsoft Word that allows users to create text with various designs. WordArt provides options to customize the appearance of the text by applying different fonts, colors, effects, and shapes to make it visually appealing and artistic. It is commonly used to create titles, headings, logos, or decorative text elements in documents, presentations, or other projects.

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  • 12. 

    Allows you to add pictures from a selection within Microsoft Word.

    • A.

      ClipArt

    • B.

      WordArt

    • C.

      Format Picture

    • D.

      Design Toolbar

    • E.

      PictureArt

    Correct Answer
    A. ClipArt
    Explanation
    ClipArt is the correct answer because it refers to a collection of pre-made images that can be inserted into a Microsoft Word document. ClipArt allows users to add pictures from a selection within Word, providing a variety of images to choose from without the need to search for or import external images. This feature is useful for enhancing the visual appeal of documents or presentations.

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  • 13. 

    Used to copy the formatting of the text in Microsoft Word or Excel.

    • A.

      Format Text

    • B.

      Format Painter

    • C.

      Format Picture

    • D.

      Text Properties

    • E.

      Text Painter

    Correct Answer
    B. Format Painter
    Explanation
    The Format Painter tool in Microsoft Word or Excel is used to copy the formatting of text. It allows users to easily apply the same formatting, such as font style, size, and color, to multiple sections of text without having to manually adjust each one. By selecting the desired formatting and then using the Format Painter tool, users can quickly and efficiently apply the formatting to other parts of the document or spreadsheet. This saves time and ensures consistency in the overall appearance of the text.

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  • 14. 

    What is the default port for HTTP?

    • A.

      5050

    • B.

      21

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      8080

    • E.

      80

    Correct Answer
    E. 80
    Explanation
    The default port for HTTP is 80. This is because HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) is the protocol used for transmitting web pages and other web resources, and port 80 is the standard port designated for HTTP communication. When a user types a URL into their web browser, the browser automatically assumes port 80 if no other port is specified. Therefore, if a website is being accessed via HTTP, it is typically done through port 80.

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  • 15. 

    PDF stands for?

    Correct Answer
    portable document format
    Explanation
    PDF stands for "portable document format". It is a file format used to present and exchange documents reliably, independent of software, hardware, or operating system. PDF files can contain text, images, graphics, and other elements, preserving the formatting and layout of the original document. The portability and compatibility of PDFs make them widely used for sharing and distributing documents across different platforms.

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  • 16. 

    XML stands for?

    Correct Answer
    extensible markup language
    extensible mark-up language
    Explanation
    XML stands for extensible markup language. It is a markup language that is designed to store and transport data. It allows users to define their own tags and structure, making it highly flexible and adaptable. XML is widely used in web development, data storage, and data exchange between different systems. The correct answer is "extensible markup language".

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  • 17. 

    A browser plug-in that shows animation in the webpage.

    • A.

      HTML 5

    • B.

      Javascript

    • C.

      Flash

    Correct Answer
    C. Flash
    Explanation
    Flash is the correct answer because it is a browser plug-in that is commonly used to display animations on webpages. HTML 5 and Javascript are also used to create animations, but they do not require a separate plug-in like Flash does. Therefore, Flash is the most appropriate choice for a browser plug-in that shows animation on a webpage.

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  • 18. 

    A browser plug-in created by Microsoft that shows animation or video inside the browser.

    • A.

      Flash

    • B.

      Silverlight

    • C.

      Moonlight

    • D.

      Javascript

    • E.

      HTML 5

    Correct Answer
    B. Silverlight
    Explanation
    Silverlight is a browser plug-in created by Microsoft that allows users to view animations or videos directly within the browser. It is similar to Adobe Flash in functionality but was developed as a competitor to it. Silverlight provides a rich user experience with its ability to display multimedia content and interactive applications. It was widely used in the past for streaming media and creating interactive web applications, but its usage has decreased in recent years with the rise of HTML5, which offers similar capabilities without the need for a plug-in.

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  • 19. 

    In order to run Java application on your computer, you need to have what?

    • A.

      Java Standard Edition

    • B.

      Java Runtime Environment

    • C.

      Java Enterprise Edition

    • D.

      Java Compiler

    • E.

      Javascript

    Correct Answer
    B. Java Runtime Environment
    Explanation
    To run a Java application on your computer, you need to have Java Runtime Environment (JRE). JRE is a software package that includes the necessary components to execute Java programs. It provides the runtime environment for Java applications to run smoothly by providing the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and other libraries and components required for executing Java code. JRE is essential for running Java applications as it ensures compatibility and provides the necessary resources for the program to execute correctly.

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  • 20. 

    JPEG stands for?

    • A.

      Just Picture Expressed in Graphics

    • B.

      Joint Photographic Experts Group

    • C.

      JPG

    • D.

      Joint Photographers Expert Group

    Correct Answer
    B. Joint Photographic Experts Group
    Explanation
    JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group. This is a commonly used image file format that was developed by the Joint Photographic Experts Group, a committee of experts in the field of image compression. The JPEG format allows for efficient compression of digital images while maintaining a high level of image quality. It is widely used for storing and sharing photographs and other types of digital images.

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  • 21. 

    What do you call the web browser created by Apple?

    • A.

      Chrome

    • B.

      Internet Explorer

    • C.

      Opera

    • D.

      Safari

    • E.

      Konqueror

    Correct Answer
    D. Safari
    Explanation
    Safari is the web browser created by Apple. It is the default browser on Apple devices such as iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers. Safari offers a user-friendly interface, fast browsing speed, and seamless integration with other Apple services and features. It is known for its strong privacy and security features, including intelligent tracking prevention and built-in protection against malicious websites. Safari also supports various extensions and has features like tab management, reader mode, and iCloud syncing.

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  • 22. 

    Music player (hardware) introduced by Microsoft to compete with Apple iPod.

    • A.

      Zen

    • B.

      Zune

    • C.

      IPads

    • D.

      Muvi

    • E.

      XBox Mobile

    Correct Answer
    B. Zune
    Explanation
    Zune was a music player introduced by Microsoft to compete with Apple iPod. It was a hardware device designed to play music and other media files. While iPads, Muvi, and xBox Mobile are not specifically music players, Zune was specifically created as a competitor to Apple's iPod, making it the correct answer.

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  • 23. 

    What do you call the toolbar where you can find the copy, paste and cut button?

    Correct Answer
    standard toolbar
    standard
    Explanation
    The toolbar where you can find the copy, paste, and cut buttons is commonly referred to as the "standard toolbar." It is a standard feature in many software applications, including word processors and graphic design programs. The standard toolbar typically contains commonly used commands and functions that allow users to easily manipulate and edit text or objects.

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  • 24. 

    What do you call the part of computer where you can find the processor, memory, video card and the motherboard?

    Correct Answer
    system unit
    Explanation
    The system unit is the correct term for the part of the computer where the processor, memory, video card, and motherboard are located. It is the main component that houses these essential hardware components and connects them together. The system unit is responsible for the overall functioning and processing of the computer system.

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  • 25. 

    CPU stands for?

    Correct Answer
    Central Processing Unit
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Central Processing Unit" because CPU stands for Central Processing Unit. The CPU is the primary component of a computer that performs most of the processing inside the system. It is responsible for executing instructions, performing calculations, and managing the flow of data within the computer. Without the CPU, a computer would not be able to function properly.

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  • 26. 

    Wireless technology that allows you to connect to your device within 10 meters.

    Correct Answer
    bluetooth
    Explanation
    Bluetooth is a wireless technology that enables devices to connect and communicate with each other within a range of 10 meters. It uses radio waves to establish a connection between devices, allowing for the transfer of data and the use of various functionalities such as audio streaming, file sharing, and device control. Bluetooth is commonly used in smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other electronic devices to connect to peripherals like headphones, speakers, keyboards, and mice.

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  • 27. 

    Wireless technology that allows you to connect at the speed of 54 mbps (G).

    Correct Answer
    wifi
    wi-fi
    wireless fidelity
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wifi, wi-fi, wireless fidelity" because all three terms refer to the same thing - wireless technology that allows you to connect at the speed of 54 mbps (G). "Wifi" and "wi-fi" are commonly used abbreviations for wireless fidelity, which is the full term for this technology.

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  • 28. 

    The music player (hardware) of Apple is called?

    Correct Answer
    ipod
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "iPod." iPod is a portable music player developed by Apple. It was first introduced in 2001 and quickly gained popularity for its sleek design and user-friendly interface. The iPod revolutionized the way people listen to music, allowing them to carry their entire music library in their pocket. It became a cultural icon and paved the way for the development of other Apple products such as the iPhone and iPad.

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  • 29. 

    What is the default player for audio and video in Microsoft Windows that comes with the operating system?

    Correct Answer
    Windows Media Player
    Explanation
    Windows Media Player is the default player for audio and video in Microsoft Windows. It is pre-installed with the operating system and allows users to play various media formats, including audio files, videos, and even DVDs. Windows Media Player provides a user-friendly interface with essential playback controls, such as play, pause, stop, and volume adjustment. Additionally, it offers features like media library management, CD ripping, and CD burning capabilities. Overall, Windows Media Player is a widely recognized and commonly used player for multimedia playback on Windows operating systems.

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  • 30. 

    What is the music player (application) used by Apple for iPod and is available in both Windows and Macintosh?

    Correct Answer
    iTunes
    Explanation
    iTunes is the music player application used by Apple for iPod and is available for both Windows and Macintosh. It is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application. It allows users to play, download, and manage their music, videos, podcasts, and other digital media files. iTunes also enables users to purchase and download music, movies, and TV shows from the iTunes Store. With its compatibility across different operating systems, iTunes has become a popular choice for Apple users to manage and enjoy their media content.

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  • 31. 

    If Facebook is the king of social networking, what is the name of the world's most famous micro blogging website?

    Correct Answer
    Twitter
    Explanation
    Twitter is the world's most famous microblogging website. It allows users to post and interact with short messages called tweets. It gained immense popularity for its simplicity and real-time nature, making it a go-to platform for news, updates, and personal expression. With its large user base and global recognition, Twitter has become synonymous with microblogging and is often referred to as the king of this particular form of social media.

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  • 32. 

    Word, Excel and Power point is part of what software family?

    Correct Answer
    Microsoft Office
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office is a software suite that includes Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. It is a widely used productivity suite that allows users to create and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. The other options, Office, Microsoft Office Family, MS Office, and MS Office Family, are all variations or abbreviations of the correct answer.

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  • 33. 

    124.104.100.37 is a sample of what?

    Correct Answer
    ip address
    i.p. address
    internet protocol address
    Explanation
    The given answer options all refer to the same thing, which is the numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. This label, known as an IP address, helps in identifying and locating devices on the network.

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  • 34. 

    What do you call the new product of Apple that is known to be the large version of iPod?

    Correct Answer
    iPad
    Explanation
    The new product of Apple that is known to be the large version of iPod is called the iPad.

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  • 35. 

    1gb = ??? mb (Enter the numbers only)

    Correct Answer
    1024
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1024 because 1 gigabyte (gb) is equivalent to 1024 megabytes (mb). This is because computers use a binary system, where each unit is a power of 2. In this case, 1 gb is equal to 2^10 mb, which is 1024 mb.

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  • 36. 

    Temporary memory of our computer.

    Correct Answer
    Random Access Memory
    RAM
    R.A.M.
    Explanation
    Random Access Memory (RAM) is a type of temporary memory in a computer that stores data and instructions that are currently being used by the CPU. It is called "random access" because the CPU can access any location in RAM directly, regardless of the order in which the data was stored. RAM is crucial for the efficient functioning of a computer as it allows for quick and easy retrieval of data, enabling the CPU to perform tasks smoothly. RAM is often referred to as R.A.M. as an abbreviation.

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  • 37. 

    The default page orientation in Microsoft Word is?

    • A.

      Portrait

    • B.

      Landscape

    Correct Answer
    A. Portrait
    Explanation
    The default page orientation in Microsoft Word is portrait. This means that the page is taller than it is wide, with the vertical edges being the top and bottom of the page. Portrait orientation is commonly used for documents such as letters, reports, and essays. It is the standard orientation for most printed materials.

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  • 38. 

    The default paper size in Microsoft Word is?

    • A.

      A4

    • B.

      A3

    • C.

      Letter

    • D.

      Envelope

    • E.

      A5

    Correct Answer
    C. Letter
    Explanation
    The default paper size in Microsoft Word is "Letter" because it is the most commonly used paper size in the United States and Canada. It measures 8.5 inches by 11 inches, which is the standard size for most documents, such as letters, resumes, and reports. Microsoft Word is primarily used in these regions, so it makes sense for the default paper size to be "Letter".

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  • 39. 

    In Microsoft Word, where can you find the page number, page count and other important information about your document?

    Correct Answer
    status bar
    statusbar
    Explanation
    In Microsoft Word, the page number, page count, and other important information about the document can be found in the status bar. The status bar is located at the bottom of the Word window and displays various details such as the current page number, total page count, word count, and other relevant information. By referring to the status bar, users can easily access and keep track of important information about their document.

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  • 40. 

    A program or application that can damage your computer of files.

    Correct Answer
    virus
    viruses
    Explanation
    A virus or viruses refer to a program or application that can cause harm or damage to a computer or files. Viruses are malicious software designed to replicate and spread by attaching themselves to other programs or files. Once activated, they can corrupt or delete data, disrupt system operations, and even steal personal information. It is important to have antivirus software installed and regularly updated to protect against viruses and mitigate potential damage.

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  • 41. 

    Protocol or technology that allows you to make calls over the internet.

    Correct Answer
    voip
    voice over internet protocol
    v.o.i.p.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is voip, voice over internet protocol, v.o.i.p. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a technology that enables users to make phone calls over the internet instead of using traditional telephone lines. It converts voice signals into digital data packets and transmits them over an IP network, allowing for cost-effective and efficient communication.

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  • 42. 

    In Microsoft Excel, where can you see the content of the cell aside from the cell itself?

    Correct Answer
    formula bar
    Explanation
    The content of a cell in Microsoft Excel can be seen in the formula bar. The formula bar is located above the grid of cells and displays the contents of the selected cell. It allows users to view and edit the content of the cell, including formulas or text. This feature is helpful when the content of a cell is too long to be fully displayed within the cell itself.

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  • 43. 

    If there is Microsoft Office, what do you call the alternative to it that was created by Sun Microsystems and the open source community?

    Correct Answer
    openoffice.org
    open office
    openoffice
    staroffice
    star office
    Explanation
    The alternative to Microsoft Office created by Sun Microsystems and the open source community is called OpenOffice.org, also known as Open Office. Another alternative is StarOffice, which was also created by Sun Microsystems.

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  • 44. 

    What is the keyboard shortcut for Cut?

    • A.

      CTRL + C

    • B.

      CTRL + X

    • C.

      CTRL + V

    • D.

      ALT + X

    • E.

      ALT + C

    Correct Answer
    B. CTRL + X
    Explanation
    The keyboard shortcut CTRL + X is the correct answer for the Cut function. This shortcut is commonly used to cut selected text or objects from a document or file. Once the content is cut, it can be pasted elsewhere using the CTRL + V shortcut. The other options, such as CTRL + C and CTRL + V, are used for copying and pasting respectively, while ALT + X and ALT + C are not commonly used shortcuts for cut functions.

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  • 45. 

    What is the keyboard shortcut for Show Desktop?

    • A.

      CTRL + D

    • B.

      Window + D

    • C.

      ALT + D

    Correct Answer
    B. Window + D
    Explanation
    The keyboard shortcut "Window + D" is the correct answer for the question. This shortcut is commonly used in Windows operating systems to quickly minimize all open windows and show the desktop. By pressing the Windows key and the D key simultaneously, users can easily access icons, files, or shortcuts on their desktop without manually minimizing each window one by one.

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  • 46. 

    What is the keyboard shortcut for Lock Screen?

    • A.

      CTRL + L

    • B.

      ALT + L

    • C.

      Window + L

    Correct Answer
    C. Window + L
    Explanation
    The keyboard shortcut for Lock Screen is Windows + L. This combination of keys allows users to quickly lock their computer screen, preventing unauthorized access while they are away.

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  • 47. 

    What is the default file extension of documents created with Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010?

    Correct Answer
    .docx
    docx
    Explanation
    The default file extension for documents created with Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010 is .docx. This file extension was introduced in Word 2007 and is used for documents created in the XML-based file format. The "x" in .docx signifies that it is an XML file. The .docx format offers improved file compression and enhanced security features compared to the older .doc format.

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  • 48. 

    If Microsoft Office available for Mac OS?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Microsoft Office is available for Mac OS. This means that Mac users can access and use the Microsoft Office suite of applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, on their Mac computers. This provides Mac users with the ability to create, edit, and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and emails using the familiar Microsoft Office interface and features. Having Microsoft Office available for Mac OS ensures compatibility and seamless integration with the Windows version, allowing for easy file sharing and collaboration between Mac and Windows users.

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  • 49. 

    What is the default font for Microsoft Office Word on Windows?

    Correct Answer
    Times New Roman
    Explanation
    Times New Roman is the default font for Microsoft Office Word on Windows. This means that when you open a new document in Word, the text will automatically be set in Times New Roman font. The default font is the font that is pre-selected by the software and is used as the standard font unless the user manually changes it. Times New Roman is a widely used font in professional and academic settings, known for its readability and classic appearance.

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  • 50. 

    What is the button or function that is used to get the sum of the numbers in two or more cells and is located in the Standard Toolbar of Microsoft Excel 2003?

    Correct Answer
    AutoSum
    Explanation
    AutoSum is the button or function used to get the sum of the numbers in two or more cells in Microsoft Excel 2003. It is located in the Standard Toolbar. By clicking on the AutoSum button, Excel automatically selects the range of cells with numbers and inserts the SUM function, which calculates the sum of those numbers. This feature saves time and effort by eliminating the need to manually enter the SUM function.

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