Kaplan Basic Computer Skills Test

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 44

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Basic Computer Skills Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz to test basic IT Knowledge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What Microsoft Software would you use to check your email?
    • A. 

      Word

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      Powerpoint

    • D. 

      Outlook

    • E. 

      Access

  • 2. 
    How do you rename a file name?
    • A. 

      Right click on file and choose rename

    • B. 

      Left click on file and choose rename

    • C. 

      Double click file and rename in document

    • D. 

      Delete file and recreate file

  • 3. 
    To logon to most computers using Windows XP, you have to use which three keys?
    • A. 

      Ctrl+Alt+Del

    • B. 

      Shift+Tab+Enter

    • C. 

      Caps Lock, Number Lock, and Scroll Lock

    • D. 

      A+S+D

  • 4. 
    Select the email address from the choices below
    • A. 
    • B. 

      Www.bobsmith.com

    • C. 

      Bobsmith461*yahoo.com

    • D. 

      Www.bobsmith.yahoo.com

  • 5. 
    How do you bold text in a word document?
    • A. 

      Highlight the text using the mouse and click the "B" on the toolbar at the top of the screen.

    • B. 

      Go to "Edit" and select "bold text."

    • C. 

      Click the "B" on the toolbar at the top of the screen.

    • D. 

      Go to "File" and select "bold text."

  • 6. 
    "Desktop" is a computer term that refers to...
    • A. 

      Something that is for computer programmers only.

    • B. 

      The part of your work area where your computer monitor sits.

    • C. 

      The Initial screen showing icons for folders, applications, and files

    • D. 

      The desk in which your computer is stationed on.

  • 7. 
    What is a browser?
    • A. 

      Internet Explorer only

    • B. 

      Safari only

    • C. 

      A software program that lets you explore the World Wide Web

    • D. 

      A program that connects you to a network

  • 8. 
    What does the "Reply to All" e-mail function do?
    • A. 

      It will generate a reply message to all of the recipients of the message.

    • B. 

      It will send a reply message to every entry in your address book.

    • C. 

      It will generate a reply message only to the sender of the message.

    • D. 

      This function is not possible.

  • 9. 
    What is the name of this windows element?
    • A. 

      Workbar

    • B. 

      Taskbar

    • C. 

      Program bar

    • D. 

      Spacebar

  • 10. 
    When you hold the left mouse button down and drag it over text or pictures, you are __________.