Computer Application Exam Quiz!

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 30

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Computer Application Exam Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Desktop" is a computer term that refers to:
    • A. 

      The list of all the contents on a particular computer

    • B. 

      The part of your work area where the computer monitor sits

    • C. 

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

  • 2. 
    The "Control Panel" is: 
    • A. 

      A system tool that allows a user to set certain settings

    • B. 

      A disk on which data can be stored.

    • C. 

      A computer network that spans a relatively small area.

  • 3. 
    Select one of the following to determine the proper procedure for shutting down your computer.
    • A. 

      It's best to never turn off your computer

    • B. 

      Just unplug your computer

    • C. 

      Go to the start menu and click shut down.

  • 4. 
    The maximize button is used to:
    • A. 

      Scroll through a window

    • B. 

      Expand a window to fill an entire screen

    • C. 

      Return a window to its original size

  • 5. 
    The minimize button is used to: 
    • A. 

      Scroll slowly through a window.

    • B. 

      Reduce a window to a button on the task bar.

    • C. 

      Expand the window to its original size.

  • 6. 
    What program command saves a copy of a file under a different name?
    • A. 

      Duplicate

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Save As

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the Windows location that stores cut or copied information?
    • A. 

      Start Menu

    • B. 

      Clipboard

    • C. 

      Paint

  • 8. 
    How do you open a program when there isn't an icon on the desktop for the one you want to use?
    • A. 

      Right click to reveal all icons

    • B. 

      Restart the computer

    • C. 

      Click the start button and select the program from the menu.

  • 9. 
    A word file can be attached to an email message?
    • A. 

      Only to select an email address

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes

  • 10. 
    In a file hierarchy, a folder inside another folder is called?
    • A. 

      Program

    • B. 

      Clipboard

    • C. 

      Subfolder

  • 11. 
    After you delete a file from your hard disk, it is automatically placed in the:
    • A. 

      Flash Drive

    • B. 

      Recycle Bin

    • C. 

      Search Box

  • 12. 
    In software applications such as Microsoft Word, what is a document?
    • A. 

      Folder

    • B. 

      File

    • C. 

      Page

  • 13. 
    Any computer parts you can actually touch are considered to be:
    • A. 

      Systems

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Hardware

  • 14. 
    All computers must have:
    • A. 

      An operating system

    • B. 

      A virus checking program

    • C. 

      Word processing software

  • 15. 
    Which software would you use to create a multimedia presentation?
    • A. 

      ITunes

    • B. 

      Powerpoint

    • C. 

      Excel

  • 16. 
    What type of device is a flash drive?
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Storage

    • C. 

      Input

  • 17. 
    An unwanted program running on your computer is called:
    • A. 

      Encryption

    • B. 

      Sickness

    • C. 

      Virus

  • 18. 
    The _______________ shows what files and applications are open.
    • A. 

      Taskbar

    • B. 

      Shortcut Menu

    • C. 

      My Documents

  • 19. 
    The ________________ is an output device that produces output on paper.
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Printer

  • 20. 
    A ____________________ is a pointing device used to move a pointer on the screen to make selections.
    • A. 

      Keybooard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Monitor

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