Toughest Computer Practice Test: Quiz!

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Toughest Computer Practice Test: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The pointer identifies your location on the screen. What device controls the pointer?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Icon

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Cursor

  • 2. 
    In the default Windows 7 desktop, where is the Start button located?
    • A. 

      In the center of the desktop

    • B. 

      In the upper right corner of the desktop

    • C. 

      Anywhere among the other icons on the desktop

    • D. 

      On the Taskbar in the lower left corner of the screen

  • 3. 
    You press and hold down the left mouse button, move the mouse pointer to a location, and then release the mouse button. Which of the following terms refers to this mouse action?
    • A. 

      Click

    • B. 

      Point

    • C. 

      Double-click

    • D. 

      Drag

  • 4. 
    In a program screen where you can enter text, the mouse appears as this icon.
    • A. 

      I-beam pointer

    • B. 

      Hourglass

    • C. 

      Double-headed arrow

    • D. 

      Pointing index finger

  • 5. 
    The mouse pointer displays a moving circle icon beside it when
    • A. 

      Text is being entered.

    • B. 

      A request is being processed or a program is being loaded.

    • C. 

      The mouse is pointed at a hyperlink.

    • D. 

      A picture or image is being moved.

  • 6. 
    Options for logging off or turning off the computer are located on the
    • A. 

      Start menu.

    • B. 

      Desktop.

    • C. 

      Taskbar.

    • D. 

      Sidebar.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not one of the options you can choose at the Turn off computer window?
    • A. 

      Hibernate

    • B. 

      Save All Files

    • C. 

      Shut Down

    • D. 

      Restart

  • 8. 
                          When you open a program, a defined work area, referred to as a ____, appears on the screen.  
    • A. 

      Window

    • B. 

      Taskbar

    • C. 

      Menu bar

    • D. 

      Dialog box

  • 9. 
    The top part of a window, where you will generally find buttons for closing, minimizing, maximizing, and restoring the window, is referred to as the
    • A. 

      Menu bar.

    • B. 

      Toolbox.

    • C. 

      Title bar.

    • D. 

      Recycle bin.

  • 10. 
    On a window’s Title bar, what does the button with the underscore symbol do?
    • A. 

      Closes the window

    • B. 

      Minimizes the window to a button on the Taskbar

    • C. 

      Maximizes the window

    • D. 

      Restores the window

  • 11. 
    What does the Snap feature in Windows 7 do?
    • A. 

      Allows you to resize a window by dragging it to the edge of the screen

    • B. 

      Causes a window to “stick” to the edge of the screen

    • C. 

      Causes all open windows to “cascade”

    • D. 

      A and b

  • 12. 
    You want to change the size of a window both horizontally and vertically at the same time. Begin by positioning the mouse pointer
    • A. 

      In the middle of the Title bar.

    • B. 

      In the center of the window.

    • C. 

      At the top or bottom border of the window.

    • D. 

      At one of the corners of the window.

  • 13. 
    The bar that displays at the bottom of the desktop is called the
    • A. 

      Toolbox.

    • B. 

      Menu bar.

    • C. 

      Taskbar.

    • D. 

      Start button.

  • 14. 
    Which of the folowing is not one of the areas of the taskbar?
    • A. 

      Start button

    • B. 

      Title bar

    • C. 

      Task button area

    • D. 

      Notification area

  • 15. 
    What happens if you click the current time in the notification area of the taskbar?
    • A. 

      The time display is closed.

    • B. 

      The time display is moved to the title bar.

    • C. 

      The time toggles between 12-hour and a 24-hour display.

    • D. 

      The prompt 'Change time and date settings' is displayed.

  • 16. 
    This component of a dialog box is used for typing or editing text.
    • A. 

      Slider

    • B. 

      Scroll bar

    • C. 

      Text box

    • D. 

      Tabs

  • 17. 
    In this dialog box component, only one option can be selected at a time, and the selected option is indicated by a dark or colored circle.
    • A. 

      Option button

    • B. 

      Command button

    • C. 

      Slider

    • D. 

      List box

  • 18. 
    Which type of dialog box component often represents volume control?
    • A. 

      Text box

    • B. 

      Option buttons

    • C. 

      Slider

    • D. 

      Check boxes

  • 19. 
    Small programs that can be added to the right side of the desktop are called
    • A. 

      Apps.

    • B. 

      Sidebars.

    • C. 

      Gadgets.

    • D. 

      Minis.

  • 20. 
    Press this combination of keys to execute the New Line command in Word2010.
    • A. 

      Ctrl + Down Arrow

    • B. 

      Ctrl + Alt + Del

    • C. 

      Shift + Tab

    • D. 

      Shift + Enter

  • 21. 
    The option found in this area of the word screen include Home, Insert, Page, Layout, References, etc.
    • A. 

      Status bar

    • B. 

      Scroll box

    • C. 

      Tabs

    • D. 

      Ribbon

  • 22. 
    What file extension is automatically added to documents in Word 2010?
    • A. 

      .pdf

    • B. 

      .txt

    • C. 

      .docx

    • D. 

      .wpd

  • 23. 
    To save an existing Word document, click the Save button on the
    • A. 

      Horizontal bar.

    • B. 

      Quick access toolbar.

    • C. 

      Title bar.

    • D. 

      Status bar.

  • 24. 
    A wavy red line below a word in a Word document indicates that it
    • A. 

      Is a foreign word.

    • B. 

      Is not in the spelling dictionary.

    • C. 

      Is misspelled.

    • D. 

      Should be capitalized.

  • 25. 
    Pressing this key combination in Word will move the insertion point to the end of the document.
    • A. 

      Shift + Down Arrow

    • B. 

      Shift + End

    • C. 

      Ctrl + Enter

    • D. 

      Ctrl + End