Jvs Basic Windows Quiz V2

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Personal Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Twenty five basic questions about Windows and computer operation in general.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Windows, the Desktop is:
    • A. 

      Where your computer is located

    • B. 

      The large background area of the Windows screen

    • C. 

      The top of your desk

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The mouse lets you________objects:
    • A. 

      Point

    • B. 

      Select

    • C. 

      Move

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Things you can drag and drop:
    • A. 

      Files

    • B. 

      Folders

    • C. 

      Window

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The right mouse button is used to:
    • A. 

      Shut down the computer

    • B. 

      Display a shortcut menu

    • C. 

      Delete files

    • D. 

      Access the floppy drive

  • 5. 
    One of these is NOT considered part of a Window:
    • A. 

      Menu Bar

    • B. 

      Title Bar

    • C. 

      Cell

    • D. 

      Toolbar

  • 6. 
    To organize all open Windows on your screen you can use this function:
    • A. 

      Tile Windows vertically

    • B. 

      Tile Windows Horizontally

    • C. 

      Cascade Windows

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Certain words underlined in Blue in the Help Index are called:
    • A. 

      Dialog boxes

    • B. 

      Radio button

    • C. 

      Hyperlinks

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The first step in shutting down your computer is:
    • A. 

      Turn off the power strip

    • B. 

      Turn off the printer

    • C. 

      Save your data

    • D. 

      Walk away

  • 9. 
    If for whatever reason you do not have a mouse and you need to shutdown your computer, you can:
    • A. 

      Leave it on

    • B. 

      Press the Windows key, open the Start Menu and use the arrow keys

    • C. 

      Buy another mouse

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    If you can see the different files on your computer by browsing through:
    • A. 

      The Desktop

    • B. 

      My Documents

    • C. 

      Windows Explorer

    • D. 

      B and C

  • 11. 
    The file extension basically tells Windows:
    • A. 

      If this file has been saved

    • B. 

      Where to locate this file

    • C. 

      What kind of file it is

    • D. 

      If it is a virus

  • 12. 
    File name should not contain:
    • A. 

      / or \

    • B. 

      *

    • C. 

      ?

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    To move multiple files at once you can use the:
    • A. 

      Shift key

    • B. 

      Arrow key

    • C. 

      Control key

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is an example of a strong password?
    • A. 

      Password

    • B. 

      J*p2le04>F

    • C. 

      Your real name, user name, or company name

  • 15. 
    What menu is the print option typically found
    • A. 

      Edit

    • B. 

      Page properties

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      Options

  • 16. 
    What is the name of the folder where documents are typically stored?
    • A. 

      File folder

    • B. 

      Notebook folder

    • C. 

      Documents

    • D. 

      My Documents

  • 17. 
    What is the name of the most popular software used to create documents?
    • A. 

      MS Word

    • B. 

      Word Perfect

    • C. 

      Excel

    • D. 

      Powerpoint

  • 18. 
    How do you properly turn off your computer?
    • A. 

      Save and close all open programs.

    • B. 

      Select ESC key and turn off computer.

    • C. 

      Turn off the power button

    • D. 

      Press Start, turn off computer, turn off computer icon

  • 19. 
    What button on the keyboard can you press to make the start button items appear?
    • A. 

      Press the start button at the bottom of the screen.

    • B. 

      Press shift key.

    • C. 

      Press the square icon next to the ctrl and alt

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 20. 
    Describe what steps are taken to change the screen saver
    • A. 

      Click on start, select control panel, click on Display.

    • B. 

      Click on file folder and select Save Frame As...

    • C. 

      Click on start, my computer, appearance, screen saver

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 21. 
    What is the difference between MS Word and MS Excel?
    • A. 

      MS Word is primarily used for grammar, MS Excel is used for number formulas.

    • B. 

      MS Word is a easier program, MS Excel is more difficult.

    • C. 

      Excel is for spread sheets, Word is for word documents

    • D. 

      Excel is for data base programs and Word is for words.

  • 22. 
    Describe two ways to rename a file.
    • A. 

      Click on File and select the Save As key

    • B. 

      Click on Edit key and select Insert

    • C. 

      Delete old file and restart it with a new name.

    • D. 

      None of above.

  • 23. 
    Describe two ways to create a new folder.
    • A. 

      Click on File program, and select Open file

    • B. 

      Click on Start at the bottom of screen and select My network places

    • C. 

      Go to Word, select the "new" button, save it by a name.

    • D. 

      Go to a file and rename it.

  • 24. 
    What is the difference between the backspace and delete keys on the keyboard?
    • A. 

      Backspace and Delete keys erase part or all of document

    • B. 

      Backspace takes you to the previous letter, and Delete erases words.

    • C. 

      Backspace takes you back to the previous document page, and Delete erases the folder.

    • D. 

      None of above.

  • 25. 
    What key do you need to press to capitalize a letter
    • A. 

      Press the Caps Lock key

    • B. 

      Press Shift key

    • C. 

      Press the "ALT" key

    • D. 

      Press the "Ctrl" key