Computer Basics Eota

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 46

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Basic Computer Quizzes & Trivia

This is the final exam for the Computer Basics class. It covers computer vocabulary and procedures for Microsoft Word, Internet, and Blackboard.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following software is used to view web pages?
    • A. 

      Word Processor

    • B. 

      Calculator

    • C. 

      Internet Browser

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 2. 
    Which of the following programs is an example of a word processing program?
    • A. 

      Safari

    • B. 

      Microsoft PowerPoint

    • C. 

      Microsoft Word

    • D. 

      Google Chrome

  • 3. 
    Which button on the keyboard erases letters to the RIGHT of the cursor?
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Backspace

    • C. 

      Return

    • D. 

      Esc Key

  • 4. 
    Which of the following correctly names this computer part?
    • A. 

      TV

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Screen

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 5. 
    Look at the image below. Then, type the answer that completes the sentence:The red arrows in the image are pointing to  ______________.
  • 6. 
    Which of the following devices is used for input?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 7. 
    What are three benefits of computers? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      They can help us work faster.

    • B. 

      They are able to make difficult choices for us.

    • C. 

      They are inexpensive.

    • D. 

      They can help us find information.

    • E. 

      They have hardware and software.

    • F. 

      They help us communicate with people all over the world.

  • 8. 
    The Internet can help us do which of the following two? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Send a homemade gift

    • B. 

      Check email

    • C. 

      Make difficult choices for us

    • D. 

      Find information about a school or company

  • 9. 
    Microsoft Word can help us do which three of the following? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Write a Letter

    • B. 

      Find a video

    • C. 

      Create an invitation

    • D. 

      Check our spelling

    • E. 

      Search for the answer to a question

  • 10. 
    Which three of the following is a danger related to using the Internet? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Reading an email from ACC

    • B. 

      Clicking on a link from an email that pretends to be your bank

    • C. 

      Catching a cold

    • D. 

      Downloading a virus by mistake

    • E. 

      Installing spyware on your computer that steals your personal information

  • 11. 
    Which icon might you use to copy text?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 12. 
    What happens when you "cut & paste" text in Microsoft Word?
    • A. 

      It's the same thing as "copy & paste."

    • B. 

      You are able to move text from one place to another in your document.

    • C. 

      You are able to make a copy of the file on your computer.

    • D. 

      You are able to copy the format of the text.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following devices is one way to receive information (or output) from the computer?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 14. 
    Which of the following devices is the CPU (Central Processing Unit)?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 15. 
    You must own a USB drive to save files from Microsoft Word.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    To save a file, go to the "File" menu, then click on _________.
  • 17. 
    There is more than one way to open a file you saved. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following pictures shows the correct placement of hands for typing?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
  • 19. 
    Computer  _____________ makes up the physical parts of the computer system, such as a keyboard, screen, mouse, joystick, printer, speakers, etc.
    • A. 

      Applications

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Output

    • D. 

      Hardware