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  • 1. 

    Which of the following options will allow you to change from the curent installed printer to another installed printer?

    • A.

      Printer properties

    • B.

      Set as Default

    • C.

      Pause Printing

    Correct Answer
    B. Set as Default
    Explanation
    The option "Set as Default" will allow you to change from the current installed printer to another installed printer. This means that by selecting this option, the chosen printer will become the default printer for all print jobs, replacing the current default printer. This allows for a seamless transition between printers without the need to manually select the desired printer each time a print job is sent.

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  • 2. 

    Where in All Programs on the Start Menu should you click to access NotePad?

    • A.

      Accessories

    • B.

      Microsoft Word

    • C.

      Remote Assistance

    Correct Answer
    A. Accessories
    Explanation
    To access NotePad in All Programs on the Start Menu, you should click on "Accessories". NotePad is a basic text editor that is included in the Accessories folder along with other utility programs. Microsoft Word is a separate program and not located in the Accessories folder. Remote Assistance is also not related to accessing NotePad.

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  • 3. 

    Which file type below is a graphic File?

    • A.

      .zip

    • B.

      .xls

    • C.

      .gif

    Correct Answer
    C. .gif
    Explanation
    The file type ".gif" is a graphic file. GIF stands for Graphics Interchange Format, and it is commonly used for images and animations. It supports both static and animated images, making it a popular choice for graphics on websites and in digital media. The other file types mentioned, ".zip" and ".xls", are not specifically graphic files. ".zip" is a compressed file format, typically used for storing multiple files or folders, while ".xls" is the file extension for Microsoft Excel spreadsheet files.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following tasks can be completed directly from the desktop?

    • A.

      Changing the default printer

    • B.

      Changing the Date and Time

    • C.

      Changing the screen password

    Correct Answer
    B. Changing the Date and Time
    Explanation
    The task of changing the Date and Time can be completed directly from the desktop. This can usually be done by clicking on the time display in the taskbar and selecting the option to change the date and time settings. This feature allows users to easily adjust the system clock without the need to navigate through multiple menus or settings.

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  • 5. 

    Why is it important for a file to have teh correct file extemsion?

    • A.

      To allow a file to be opned in the correct application

    • B.

      To write protect a file so that it cannot be changed

    • C.

      To prevent loss of a file or folder

    Correct Answer
    A. To allow a file to be opned in the correct application
    Explanation
    It is important for a file to have the correct file extension because it allows the operating system to identify the file type and associate it with the appropriate application. Without the correct file extension, the operating system may not know how to open the file or may try to open it with the wrong application. This can lead to errors or the file not being displayed correctly. Therefore, having the correct file extension ensures that the file can be opened and viewed in the correct application.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following describes what happens to files when you empty the recycle bin?

    • A.

      The files are restored to the location in which they were created

    • B.

      The files are permanently deleted

    • C.

      The files ae recycled for use in another application

    Correct Answer
    B. The files are permanently deleted
    Explanation
    When you empty the recycle bin, the files are permanently deleted. This means that they are removed from the computer's storage system and cannot be restored or recovered. They are not restored to their original location or recycled for use in another application.

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  • 7. 

    Where is the Control Panel should you click to view the operation system name?

    • A.

      Display

    • B.

      Power Options

    • C.

      System

    Correct Answer
    C. System
    Explanation
    To view the operation system name, you should click on the "System" option in the Control Panel. This option typically provides detailed information about the computer's hardware and software, including the operating system name.

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  • 8. 

    Where is the Control Panel should you click to change the keyboard language?

    • A.

      Keyboard

    • B.

      Regional and Language

    • C.

      Speech

    Correct Answer
    B. Regional and Language
    Explanation
    To change the keyboard language, you should click on the "Regional and Language" option in the Control Panel. This option allows you to customize various regional settings, including language preferences. By accessing this section, you can easily change the keyboard language according to your needs.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is an Application?

    • A.

      Notepad

    • B.

      Excel

    • C.

      Print

    Correct Answer
    B. Excel
    Explanation
    Excel is considered an application because it is a software program that allows users to create, edit, and analyze data using spreadsheets. It provides various features and functions for organizing, calculating, and presenting data in a tabular format. Users can input data, perform calculations, create charts and graphs, and generate reports using Excel. Therefore, Excel fits the definition of an application as it is a specific software program designed for a particular purpose, in this case, spreadsheet management and analysis.

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  • 10. 

    Which menu should you click to create a desktop shortcut?

    • A.

      Tools

    • B.

      Help

    • C.

      File

    Correct Answer
    C. File
    Explanation
    To create a desktop shortcut, you should click on the "File" menu. The "File" menu typically contains options related to managing files and folders, including creating new files or shortcuts. By clicking on the "File" menu, you can access the necessary options to create a desktop shortcut.

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  • 11. 

    How would you permanently delete all files in the Recycle Bin using the Menu Bar?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Tools

    • C.

      Help

    Correct Answer
    A. File
    Explanation
    To permanently delete all files in the Recycle Bin using the Menu Bar, you would click on the "File" option. This option typically contains various actions related to managing files and folders. By selecting "File," you would be able to access additional options such as "Empty Recycle Bin" or "Delete All," which would allow you to permanently remove all files from the Recycle Bin.

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  • 12. 

    What is the benefit of using file compression?

    • A.

      It will prevent a file from being deleted by mistake

    • B.

      It will protect a file from being infected by a computer virus

    • C.

      It will reduce file size on the hard drive or other media

    Correct Answer
    C. It will reduce file size on the hard drive or other media
    Explanation
    File compression is beneficial because it reduces the size of a file on the hard drive or other media. This means that less storage space is required to store the file, allowing for more efficient use of storage resources. Additionally, smaller file sizes make it easier and quicker to transfer files over networks or upload/download them from the internet. Compression also helps in saving bandwidth and reducing the time it takes to back up or restore files.

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  • 13. 

    Why is it important to update anti-virus software regularly?

    • A.

      To fulfil the license agreement from the software

    • B.

      To reduce the number of time a computer needs to scanned for viruses

    • C.

      To insure good level of protection against newly created viruses

    Correct Answer
    C. To insure good level of protection against newly created viruses
    Explanation
    It is important to update anti-virus software regularly in order to ensure a good level of protection against newly created viruses. Updating the software allows it to stay up-to-date with the latest virus definitions and security patches, which are necessary to detect and remove new and emerging threats. Without regular updates, the anti-virus software may not be able to effectively protect the computer from the latest viruses, leaving it vulnerable to potential attacks.

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  • 14. 

    Where should you click to make it possible to change the content of a file or folder?

    • A.

      Read Only

    • B.

      Hidden

    • C.

      Print

    Correct Answer
    A. Read Only
    Explanation
    To make it possible to change the content of a file or folder, you should click on the "Read Only" option. This option allows the user to modify the file or folder and make changes to its content. The "Hidden" option is used to hide the file or folder from being easily visible, and the "Print" option is used to print the file or folder.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following could be used to capture a screen image?

    • A.

      Shift + F5

    • B.

      Alt + Print Screen

    • C.

      Alt + Tab

    Correct Answer
    B. Alt + Print Screen
    Explanation
    Alt + Print Screen is the correct answer because it is a keyboard shortcut that allows users to capture a screenshot of the active window on their computer. By pressing Alt + Print Screen, the image of the current window is copied to the clipboard, which can then be pasted into an image editing program or document. This shortcut is commonly used when users need to capture and save a specific window or application without capturing the entire screen.

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  • 16. 

    Which of the following is a benefit of online file storage?

    • A.

      The files can be accessed and shared securely from any internet connected computer

    • B.

      The files ae virus checked so there is no need for an ant-virus application

    • C.

      The files are automatically backed up and synchronised with files on your computer

    Correct Answer
    A. The files can be accessed and shared securely from any internet connected computer
    Explanation
    Online file storage offers the benefit of secure access and sharing from any internet-connected computer. This means that users can conveniently access their files from any location and easily share them with others without the need for physical storage devices. Additionally, online file storage often includes security measures such as encryption and password protection, ensuring that sensitive information remains secure.

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  • 17. 

    Which of the following options will temporarily stop a printer from printing?

    • A.

      Captue Printing Port

    • B.

      Pause Printing

    • C.

      Set as Default

    Correct Answer
    B. Pause Printing
    Explanation
    The option "Pause Printing" will temporarily stop a printer from printing. This feature allows the user to pause any ongoing print jobs, effectively halting the printing process until it is resumed. It is a useful function when the user wants to temporarily halt printing without canceling the print jobs altogether.

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  • 18. 

    Why must ant-virus scanning software be updated regularly?

    • A.

      To identify separate and remove new viruses

    • B.

      To privent encryption of the anti-virus software

    • C.

      To fulfil the anti-virus scanning software licence agreement

    Correct Answer
    A. To identify separate and remove new viruses
    Explanation
    Antivirus scanning software must be updated regularly in order to effectively identify and remove new viruses. As new viruses are constantly being created by hackers and malware developers, it is crucial for the antivirus software to have the latest virus definitions and detection techniques. Regular updates ensure that the software can keep up with the evolving threat landscape and provide adequate protection to the user's system.

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  • 19. 

    You can find out how much Ram is on your PC by clicking on System in the Control Panel?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    By clicking on "System" in the Control Panel, you can access the information about your PC's specifications, including the amount of RAM installed. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 20. 

    How would you change the Themes of the Desktop?

    • A.

      Displays

    • B.

      Add or Remove

    • C.

      Java

    Correct Answer
    A. Displays
    Explanation
    To change the themes of the desktop, you would go to the "Displays" option. This option allows you to customize the appearance of your desktop by selecting different themes.

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