Jvs Intermediate Windows Assessment

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Jvs Intermediate Windows Assessment - Quiz

Twenty-five questions targeted at intermediate level Windows and computer users.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Programs that are usually running in the background reside in the:
    • A. 

      System Tray

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Window

    • D. 

      Title Bar

  • 2. 
    The F1 key displays
    • A. 

      The clock

    • B. 

      My Computer

    • C. 

      Help Information

    • D. 

      Task Manager

  • 3. 
    Holding down the Windows key and pressing the letter D:
    • A. 

      Shuts down your computer

    • B. 

      Deletes everything on your computer

    • C. 

      Does nothing

    • D. 

      Minimizes all current programs running and brings you to the desktop

  • 4. 
    One method of switching between active programs is using the keystroke combination:
    • A. 

      ALT key + TAB key

    • B. 

      Right mouse button

    • C. 

      F1 key

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    In Windows/XP,  right click on the desktop itself will:
    • A. 

      Open the Display Properties dialog box

    • B. 

      Show a context-sensitive menu

    • C. 

      Open the control panel

    • D. 

      Minimize all open applications

  • 6. 
    A folder with an small arrow next to it indicates:
    • A. 

      You must add them together

    • B. 

      There is something wrong with that folder

    • C. 

      The folder is a shortcut

    • D. 

      There are folders within that folder

  • 7. 
    On the Task Bar, the time is shown in the:
    • A. 

      Start menu

    • B. 

      Scroll bar

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Notification area (System Tray)

  • 8. 
    To make a window wider, you move the pointer until it changes into the "Horizontal Re-size" shape (an arrow with two points) and then:
    • A. 

      Click

    • B. 

      Right click

    • C. 

      Double-click

    • D. 

      Drag

  • 9. 
    In a typical Windows Help window, to search for Help articles that contain a particular word, you could use the:
    • A. 

      Contents tab

    • B. 

      Index tab

    • C. 

      Find or Search

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 10. 
    When you let your pointer linger over an object, the pointer is said to be __________.
    • A. 

      Hovering

    • B. 

      Elapsing

    • C. 

      Dragging

    • D. 

      Expanding

  • 11. 
    The window which shows icons for things like the Mouse, Sound, and Display is:
    • A. 

      My Computer or Computer

    • B. 

      Explorer

    • C. 

      Control Panel

    • D. 

      Task Bar

  • 12. 
    To see Help for Windows itself you would:
    • A. 

      Click on the Help menu

    • B. 

      Click on the Task Bar

    • C. 

      Press Alt + Enter

    • D. 

      Click on the Start menu and then on Help and Support

  • 13. 
    If a dialog box has 4 radio buttons in the same group, you may choose:
    • A. 

      Exactly one of them

    • B. 

      Exactly two if they are grouped in two columns (one from each column)

    • C. 

      Any number of them

  • 14. 
    A keyboard shortcut:
    • A. 

      Cannot be used to execute commands inside an application, only in Windows itself

    • B. 

      Can be used to open the Start menu

    • C. 

      Is a combination of two or more keys from the keyboard held down at the same time

    • D. 

      A different rest position for your fingers on the keyboard

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the folder where you are able to add and remove programs, add users, change passwords and adjust other parameters of your computer?
    • A. 

      Devices and Printers

    • B. 

      Control Panel

    • C. 

      Startup

    • D. 

      Windows Live

  • 16. 
    What is the key combination used to close a locked program?
    • A. 

      Alt + Tab

    • B. 

      Ctrl + End

    • C. 

      Ctrl + Alt + Delete

    • D. 

      Ctrl + Alt + Esc

  • 17. 
    What key do you hold to select multiple files that are not next to one another?
    • A. 

      Shift

    • B. 

      Ctrl

    • C. 

      F3

    • D. 

      F7

  • 18. 
    What is the name of the Windows utility used to reorganize a hard drive and move all files to optimal positions?
    • A. 

      Disk Defragmenter

    • B. 

      System Restore

    • C. 

      Disk Cleanup

    • D. 

      Default Programs

  • 19. 
    Before removing an external USB Hard Drive from a computer, what should you  do first?
    • A. 

      Make sure the drive is open

    • B. 

      Activate the Request to Close program

    • C. 

      Copy the information to the computer's hard drive

    • D. 

      Click the Safely Remove option

  • 20. 
    What is screen resolution?
    • A. 

      The size of the monitor you ended up buying

    • B. 

      A program that prevents Malware from appearing on your computer's screen

    • C. 

      The number of pixels (across the top and down the side) that are displayed on your monitor

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    What key combination is used to go directly to the top of most documents?
    • A. 

      Ctrl + Home

    • B. 

      Alt + Page Up

    • C. 

      Shift + Home

    • D. 

      Esc + T

  • 22. 
    In Microsoft Word, what dialog is used to change the vertical spacing between lines?
    • A. 

      Insert Break

    • B. 

      Format Paragraph

    • C. 

      Styles and Formatting

    • D. 

      Customize

  • 23. 
    What character is used to begin formulas in Microsoft Excel?
    • A. 

      Ampersand (&)

    • B. 

      Hyper-F (Alt+F)

    • C. 

      Pound (#)

    • D. 

      Equal sign (=)

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