Upward Bound Computer Skills Assessment

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Upward Bound Computer Skills Assessment

Computer Skills Assessment


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  • 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