Trivia Quiz On Computer Skills Assessment: Can You Pass This Test?

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Trivia Quiz On Computer Skills Assessment: Can You Pass This Test?

What we have here is a trivia quiz on computer skills assessment, can you pass it? In the world today, people with extensive computer knowledge have a better chance of securing a job when compared to those that don’t. How well do you think you would fare based on what you know about computers? How about you take the quiz and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The term _______ refers to the computer's physical components, such as the monitor, keyboard, memory chips, and hard drive.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Firmware

    • D. 

      Output

  • 2. 
    The term _____________ refers to the set of instructions that directs the hardware in a computer to accomplish a task.
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Software

  • 3. 
    The ______________ is an output device which produces output on paper.
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 4. 
    _________________ is a program used to create documents such as letters, essays, and resumes.
  • 5. 
    ________________________ is a program used to create spreadsheets.
  • 6. 
    A ____________ is a pointing device used to move a pointer on the screen and to make selections.
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Processor

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 7. 
    Computers can only be used for work.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 8. 
    Which Command (CMD) would you use to UNDO your last command?
    • A. 

      CMD Z

    • B. 

      CMD U

    • C. 

      CMD Y

    • D. 

      CMD UD

    • E. 

      CMD K

  • 9. 
    Which Command (CMD) would you use to SAVE your document?
    • A. 

      CMD R

    • B. 

      CMD Z

    • C. 

      CMD P

    • D. 

      CMD S

    • E. 

      CMD T

  • 10. 
    What is a margin?
    • A. 

      The amount of error

    • B. 

      The size of a document

    • C. 

      The white space around a document

    • D. 

      The information at the end of a report

  • 11. 
    Which menu option would you find the option to insert a page break?
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Edit

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      View

  • 12. 
    Which SIMPLE formula would you use in the highlighted cell?
    • A. 

      15.00+10.00=

    • B. 

      =10.00+15.00

    • C. 

      =B3+B4

    • D. 

      =sum(B3:B4)

  • 13. 
    Where on the screen do you see the name of the document?
    • A. 

      The menu bar

    • B. 

      The title bar

    • C. 

      The toolbar

    • D. 

      The formatting palette

  • 14. 
    The purpose of the bibliography is to:
    • A. 

      Tell us about the writer

    • B. 

      Tell us where the information came from

    • C. 

      Tie up the end of the report

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not part of a personal letter?
    • A. 

      Date

    • B. 

      Send to address

    • C. 

      Salutation

    • D. 

      Page number

  • 16. 
    In a table and a spreadsheet a row is
    • A. 

      Vertical, represented by Letters

    • B. 

      Horizontal, represented by numbers

  • 17. 
    In a table and a spreadsheet a column is
    • A. 

      Vertical, represented by Letters

    • B. 

      Horizontal, represented by numbers

  • 18. 
    What SIMPLE formula would you use in the highlighted cell to determine the amount remaining?
    • A. 

      =25.00-7.00

    • B. 

      =7.00+25.00

    • C. 

      =B10-B5

    • D. 

      =B5-B10

    • E. 

      =B5+B10

  • 19. 
    Which of the following symbols in used to multiply?
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      /

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      *

  • 20. 
    Which symbol is used to divide?
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      /

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      *

  • 21. 
    Every formula in Excel must start with a:
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      +

    • C. 

      =

    • D. 

      /

  • 22. 
    Which menu option is used to open a tool bar?
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Edit

    • C. 

      View

    • D. 

      Insert

    • E. 

      Window

  • 23. 
    This image is a picture of the:
    • A. 

      Tool bar

    • B. 

      Menu Bar

    • C. 

      Ruler Bar

    • D. 

      Scroll Bar

  • 24. 
    What part of a computer is this?
    • A. 

      Cpu

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Speaker

    • D. 

      Keyboard

    • E. 

      Hard drive

  • 25. 
    What part of a computer is this?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Cpu

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Hard drive

  • 26. 
    What part of a computer is this?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Speakers

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Cpu

  • 27. 
    What part of a computer is this?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Cpu

    • D. 

      Speakers

    • E. 

      Printer

  • 28. 
    What part of a computer is this?
    • A. 

      Speakers

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Mouse

    • E. 

      Hard drive

  • 29. 
    What part of a computer is this?
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Keyboard

    • E. 

      Speakers

  • 30. 
    What icon does this symbolise on a computer?
    • A. 

      Email

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Google skechup

    • D. 

      Log off

    • E. 

      None