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  • 1. 

    What does "WWW" stand for?

    • A.

      Worldbase Web Wide

    • B.

      World Wide Web

    • C.

      Webase World Wide

    • D.

      None of these answers are correct

    Correct Answer
    B. World Wide Web
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "World Wide Web" because "WWW" stands for World Wide Web, which is a system of interconnected documents and other resources, linked by hyperlinks and URLs. It is a global information space where users can access various types of content, such as websites, web pages, and multimedia.

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  • 2. 

    What is a hyperlink?

    • A.

      The foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web.

    • B.

      Messages that web servers pass to your web browser when you visit

    • C.

      A link from a file or document that pops up when you have spelling errors

    • D.

      A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen.

    Correct Answer
    D. A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen.
    Explanation
    A hyperlink is a link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen.

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  • 3. 

    Which is not a search engine?

    • A.

      Internet Explorer

    • B.

      Google

    • C.

      Yahoo

    • D.

      AskJeeves

    Correct Answer
    A. Internet Explorer
    Explanation
    Internet Explorer is not a search engine, but rather a web browser developed by Microsoft. While it does have a search bar integrated into its interface, it primarily functions as a tool for accessing and displaying web pages, rather than indexing and retrieving information from the internet like search engines such as Google, Yahoo, and AskJeeves.

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  • 4. 

    What is an URL?

    • A.

      a reference (an address) to a resource on the Internet.

    • B.

      The foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web.

    • C.

      Is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer by the user's web browser while the user is browsing.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. a reference (an address) to a resource on the Internet.
    Explanation
    An URL, also known as a Uniform Resource Locator, is a reference or address that specifies the location of a resource on the Internet. It is used to access various resources such as web pages, files, images, videos, etc. Therefore, the correct answer is "a reference (an address) to a resource on the Internet."

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  • 5. 

    Which one is a search engine?

    • A.

      Safari

    • B.

      Internet Explorer

    • C.

      Bing

    • D.

      Mozilla Firefox

    Correct Answer
    C. Bing
    Explanation
    Bing is a search engine developed by Microsoft. It allows users to search for information, images, videos, and other content on the internet. It provides search results based on the user's query and ranks them according to relevance. Bing also offers additional features like image search, news search, maps, and translation services. Unlike the other options listed (Safari, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox), which are web browsers, Bing is specifically designed for searching the web.

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  • 6. 

    Which application is used for creating presentations?

    • A.

      Excel

    • B.

      Word

    • C.

      Power Point

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Power Point
    Explanation
    Power Point is the correct answer because it is a widely used application specifically designed for creating presentations. It offers various features such as slide layouts, animations, and transitions that allow users to create visually appealing and interactive presentations. Excel is a spreadsheet application used for data analysis and Word is a word processing application used for creating documents, neither of which are specifically designed for creating presentations. Therefore, the correct application for creating presentations is Power Point.

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  • 7. 

    Which application is used for spreadsheets?

    • A.

      Excel

    • B.

      Power Point

    • C.

      Word

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Excel
    Explanation
    Excel is the correct answer because it is a widely used application specifically designed for creating, editing, and analyzing spreadsheets. It provides various features such as formulas, functions, charts, and data manipulation tools that make it efficient for organizing and managing numerical data. Power Point is used for creating presentations, Word is used for word processing, and none of the above options are specifically designed for spreadsheets.

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  • 8. 

    Which application is used for creating documents

    • A.

      Microsoft

    • B.

      Excel

    • C.

      Power Point

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Microsoft
    Explanation
    Microsoft is the correct answer because Microsoft offers various applications for creating documents, such as Microsoft Word. Excel is primarily used for creating spreadsheets, Power Point is used for creating presentations, and "None of the above" does not specify any specific application for creating documents. Therefore, the correct answer is Microsoft.

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  • 9. 

    What is a flash drive?

    • A.

      A small electronic device used to store emails

    • B.

      A small electronic device for updating information from the internet or cameras

    • C.

      A small electronic device that is used for storing data or transferring it to or from a computer, digital camera, etc.

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. A small electronic device that is used for storing data or transferring it to or from a computer, digital camera, etc.
    Explanation
    A flash drive is a small electronic device that is used for storing data or transferring it to or from a computer, digital camera, etc. It is a portable storage device that typically uses flash memory to store and retrieve data. Flash drives are commonly used to store files, documents, photos, videos, and other types of data. They are also used for transferring data between devices or for backing up important files. Flash drives are convenient and widely used due to their small size, high storage capacity, and ease of use.

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  • 10. 

    Virtual means -- of, existing on, or by means of computers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement correctly defines the term "virtual" as something that exists on or is done by computers. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 11. 

    "URL"  stands for

    • A.

      United Relations Locator

    • B.

      Universe Relations Login

    • C.

      Uniform Resource Locator

    • D.

      Universal Renissance Link

    Correct Answer
    C. Uniform Resource Locator
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Uniform Resource Locator". A URL is a specific web address that identifies the location of a resource on the internet. It is a standardized way to locate and access web pages, files, images, or any other type of content on the World Wide Web. The term "Uniform" refers to the consistent format and structure of URLs, while "Resource" indicates that it points to a specific resource or content. Lastly, "Locator" signifies its function of providing the exact location or address of the resource on the internet.

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  • 12. 

    The command Ctrl-Z means on the keyboard means?

    • A.

      Undo

    • B.

      Copy

    • C.

      Paste

    • D.

      Double space

    Correct Answer
    A. Undo
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "undo". The Ctrl-Z command on the keyboard is commonly used to undo the previous action or revert back to the previous state. It is a shortcut often used in various software applications and text editors to reverse the last change made, providing a way to correct mistakes or undo unintended modifications.

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  • 13. 

    The command Ctrl-X on the keyboard means?

    • A.

      Undo

    • B.

      Paste

    • C.

      Copy

    • D.

      Cut

    Correct Answer
    D. Cut
    Explanation
    The command "Ctrl-X" on the keyboard is commonly used to cut selected text or objects. When you cut something, it is removed from its current location and stored in the clipboard, allowing you to paste it elsewhere. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "cut."

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  • 14. 

    The command Ctrl-V on the keyboard means?

    • A.

      Undo

    • B.

      Copy

    • C.

      Paste

    • D.

      Cut

    Correct Answer
    C. Paste
    Explanation
    The command Ctrl-V on the keyboard is used to paste copied or cut content into a document or field. It allows the user to insert the content that has been previously copied or cut to the clipboard.

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  • 15. 

    The command Ctrl-P on the keyboard means?

    • A.

      Paste

    • B.

      Print

    • C.

      Copy

    • D.

      Cut

    Correct Answer
    B. Print
    Explanation
    The command Ctrl-P on the keyboard is commonly used to initiate the printing process. By pressing Ctrl-P, the user can quickly access the print options and settings, allowing them to print the current document or file. This keyboard shortcut is widely recognized and used in various software applications to provide a convenient way to print documents without having to navigate through menus or use the mouse.

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  • 16. 

    Type of format with a full space between lines is called double spacing

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Double spacing is a type of formatting where there is a full space between lines of text. This means that there is a blank line between each line of text, creating more space and making the text easier to read. Therefore, the statement that "Type of format with a full space between lines is called double spacing" is true.

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  • 17. 

    What is the command for "select all" on the keyboard?

    • A.

      Ctrl+ A

    • B.

      Ctrl + S

    • C.

      Ctrl + L

    • D.

      Ctrl + W

    Correct Answer
    A. Ctrl+ A
    Explanation
    The command for "select all" on the keyboard is Ctrl+ A. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used to select all the text or items in a document or window. By pressing Ctrl+ A, you can quickly highlight and select all the content, allowing you to perform various actions such as copying, cutting, or deleting the selected items.

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  • 18. 

    In this photo, the words in blue represent?

    • A.

      A hyperlink

    • B.

      A JavaScript

    • C.

      A pdf file

    • D.

      A web browser

    Correct Answer
    A. A hyperlink
    Explanation
    The words in blue represent a hyperlink. In web design, hyperlinks are often displayed in blue to indicate that they are clickable and will navigate the user to another webpage or location within the same page. This helps users easily identify and interact with links on a website.

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  • 19. 

    This icon represents which application?

    • A.

      Power Point

    • B.

      Email outlook

    • C.

      Microsoft Word

    • D.

      Excel Spreadsheets

    Correct Answer
    D. Excel Spreadsheets
    Explanation
    The given icon represents Excel Spreadsheets.

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  • 20. 

    This icon represents which application?

    • A.

      Power Point

    • B.

      Excel

    • C.

      Microsoft Word

    • D.

      Email Outlook

    Correct Answer
    A. Power Point
    Explanation
    This icon represents Power Point, which is a presentation software developed by Microsoft. It is commonly used for creating slideshows and presentations with various multimedia elements such as text, images, and videos. The icon may be recognizable to users who are familiar with Power Point and its features.

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  • 21. 

    This key means what?

    • A.

      To cancel

    • B.

      To go back

    • C.

      To delete

    • D.

      To undo

    Correct Answer
    A. To cancel
    Explanation
    This key means to cancel an action or operation. It allows the user to stop or abort the current process without saving any changes or progress made. By pressing this key, the user can exit a program or close a window without further actions or prompts. It is commonly used in various applications and interfaces to provide an option for canceling actions or operations.

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  • 22. 

    Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in networking are known as social media.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Social media refers to websites and applications that allow users to create and share content or engage in networking. These platforms provide a space for individuals to connect, communicate, and interact with others. Users can share various forms of content such as text, images, videos, and links, and also participate in discussions and communities. Social media has become an integral part of modern society, enabling people to stay connected, express themselves, and engage with a wide range of information and perspectives. Therefore, the given answer, True, accurately describes websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or participate in networking as social media.

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  • 23. 

    When you receive an email with a paper clip this means:

    • A.

      There is an attachment

    • B.

      May include a virus

    • C.

      Requesting a reply

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. There is an attachment
    Explanation
    When you receive an email with a paper clip, it means that there is an attachment included with the email. The paper clip icon is commonly used to represent an attachment in email clients. This attachment could be a document, image, or any other type of file that the sender wants to share with the recipient. It is important to exercise caution when opening attachments, as they may contain viruses or other malicious content. Additionally, the email may also be requesting a reply, but the presence of a paper clip specifically indicates the presence of an attachment.

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  • 24. 

    ".org" stands for:

    • A.

      Education

    • B.

      Origin of the website

    • C.

      Non-profit organizations or groups.

    • D.

      Network

    Correct Answer
    C. Non-profit organizations or groups.
    Explanation
    The domain extension ".org" is commonly used by non-profit organizations or groups. This extension was originally intended for organizations involved in non-commercial activities, such as charities, educational institutions, and advocacy groups. Unlike other domain extensions like ".com" for commercial businesses or ".edu" for educational institutions, ".org" signifies that the website belongs to a non-profit organization or group.

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  • 25. 

    The most common domain ending is?

    • A.

      .com

    • B.

      .org

    • C.

      .edu

    • D.

      .net

    Correct Answer
    A. .com
    Explanation
    The most common domain ending is ".com" because it is widely used for commercial websites. It originally stood for "commercial" but has since been adopted by various types of organizations and individuals. It is easily recognizable and familiar to internet users, making it the go-to choice for many businesses and personal websites.

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