Keyboarding Quiz I

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Keyboarding Quiz I

This quiz tests your basic knowledge of Microcomputer terminology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A machine that processes data and performs tasks according to a set of instructions is a
    • A. 

      Tool bar

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Computer

    • D. 

      Desktop

  • 2. 
    A grouping of icons that provides the most commonly used function within an application, usually at the top of the window, under the menu bar.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Tool bar

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      Shift

  • 3. 
    Computer programs that give step by step instructions are called
    • A. 

      Home row keys

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Title bar

  • 4. 
    This button takes the document window to the task bar so that it is no longer visible, but is still open.
    • A. 

      Shortcut

    • B. 

      Close button

    • C. 

      Delete

    • D. 

      Minimize button

  • 5. 
    This key makes capital letters and symbols while you are holding it down.
    • A. 

      Soft return

    • B. 

      Space bar

    • C. 

      Icons

    • D. 

      Shift

  • 6. 
    This bar tells the name of the document window and the program that you are currently working in.
    • A. 

      Caps lock

    • B. 

      Title bar

    • C. 

      Scroll bar

    • D. 

      Hardware

  • 7. 
    This button increases the size of the document window.
    • A. 

      Backspace

    • B. 

      Close button

    • C. 

      Maximize button

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 8. 
    This key erases everything to the left of the cursor.
    • A. 

      Shortcut

    • B. 

      Backspace

    • C. 

      Hard return

    • D. 

      Ruler

  • 9. 
    The first or primary screen in the windows operating system.
    • A. 

      Application

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Drop down box

  • 10. 
    Physical components of the computer. The parts of the computer that you can touch that are added to enhance its operation.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Icons

    • D. 

      Hardreturn

  • 11. 
    A _______ takes you directly to a specific location.
    • A. 

      Shortcut

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Menubar

    • D. 

      Operating system

  • 12. 
    _______ are picture/smbols that represent programs or applications
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Icons

    • D. 

      Space bar

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Cursor

  • 14. 
    The ___________ is a means of moving up, down, left and right on the page/screen.
    • A. 

      Drop down box

    • B. 

      Scroll bar

    • C. 

      Tool bar

    • D. 

      Soft return

  • 15. 
    The ____________ is usually at the bottom of the screen and tells all documents and programs that are currently open.
    • A. 

      Task bar

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      Menu bar

    • D. 

      Short cut

  • 16. 
    When using a _________ the computer will enter on its own when you have typed to the end of the line.
    • A. 

      Close button

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Caps lock

    • D. 

      Soft return

  • 17. 
    The _________ inserts space between text.
    • A. 

      Menu bar

    • B. 

      Tool bar

    • C. 

      Space bar

    • D. 

      Ruler

  • 18. 
    The ____________ exits the document window and the program.
    • A. 

      Minimize button

    • B. 

      Maximize button

    • C. 

      Close button

    • D. 

      Task bar

  • 19. 
    __________ erases everything to the right of the cursor.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Shift

    • C. 

      Caps lock

    • D. 

      Delete

  • 20. 
    The _____________ is a listing of functions (words) within a particular application usually across the top of the window, below the title bar.
    • A. 

      Menu bar

    • B. 

      Title bar

    • C. 

      Task bar

    • D. 

      Space bar