Computer Navigation Skills Test !

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Computer Navigation Skills Test ! - Quiz

People require some basic knowledge to use computers. To check how much you know, you can take this computer navigation skills test. Some people randomly click or tap buttons and menus or make multi-finger gestures to activate functions in an application or jump to other sections of a website. Take this quiz to test your knowledge as well as learn new things. At the end of the quiz, you will get a score for your answers. All the best, and do share your results!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How do you open a program such as Microsoft Word without any icons on the desktop?

    • A.

      Right-click to display all icons.

    • B.

      Restart the computer.

    • C.

      It is not impossible to open a program if no icons are on the desktop.

    • D.

      Click the start button and select the program icon from the menu.

    Correct Answer
    D. Click the start button and select the program icon from the menu.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to click the start button and select the program from the menu. This is because the start button is typically located at the bottom left corner of the screen and provides access to all the programs installed on the computer. By clicking on the start button and navigating through the menu, the user can easily find and open the desired program, such as Microsoft Word, even if there are no icons on the desktop.

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  • 2. 

    How to minimize or maximize any program in Windows?

    • A.

      Right-click on the mouse.

    • B.

      Go to "File" and select minimize or maximize.

    • C.

      Top right corner, dash or square.

    • D.

      This function can not be done.

    Correct Answer
    C. Top right corner, dash or square.
    Explanation
    To minimize or maximize any program in Windows, you can click on the top right corner of the program window where there are three symbols: a dash, a square, and an X. Clicking on the dash or square symbol will either minimize or maximize the program window, respectively.

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  • 3. 

    How to close a window on the desktop?

    • A.

      Go to the "File" and then select "Close."

    • B.

      Press the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard.

    • C.

      Use the mouse to press the button with the "X" button at the top right corner of the screen.

    • D.

      Use the mouse to press the button with the _ in it at the top right corner of the screen.

    Correct Answer
    C. Use the mouse to press the button with the "X" button at the top right corner of the screen.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to use the mouse to press the button with the "X" in it at the top right corner of the screen. This is the most common and widely known method to close a window on the desktop. The "X" button is a universal symbol for closing a window and is located at the top right corner of most windows. By clicking on this button with the mouse, the window will be closed and removed from the screen.

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  • 4. 

    A word-processing file can be attached to an e-mail message.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
     A word-processing file can indeed be attached to an email message. This allows the sender to share a document with the recipient by including it as an attachment in the email. The recipient can then download and open the attached file to view or edit the document using compatible word-processing software. This feature is commonly used for sending important documents, reports, or any other type of text-based files via email.

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  • 5. 

    The "Reply to All" e-mail function generates a reply message to _______________

    Correct Answer
    All of the recipients of the message, All Recipients, All recipients of the message, all recipients
    Explanation
    The "Reply to All" e-mail function generates a reply message to all of the recipients of the original message. This means that when you click "Reply to All," your reply will be sent to everyone who received the original message, including the sender and any other recipients. This allows for a group conversation or discussion to continue with all parties involved.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is an example of an e-mail address?

    Correct Answer
    D. [email protected]
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "[email protected]" because it follows the standard format of an email address, which consists of a username (recruitment) followed by the "@" symbol, and then the domain name (infinit-o.com). This format is commonly used to identify and send electronic messages to a specific individual or organization.

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  • 7. 

    The 2 of the biggest websites that offer free e-mail service are ________________.

    Correct Answer
    Yahoo and Gmail, Gmail and Yahoo, Google and Yahoo, google, yahoo, Yahoo and Google
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Yahoo and Google, Google and Yahoo. This answer is correct because both Yahoo and Google are well-known websites that offer free email services. They have a large user base and are popular with individuals seeking a free email service. Both websites provide reliable and secure email platforms with various features and functionalities. Therefore, it is accurate to say that Yahoo and Google, as well as Google and Yahoo, are the two biggest websites that offer free email service.

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  • 8. 

    "Desktop" is a computer term that refers to:

    • A.

      Something which is for the computer programmer only.

    • B.

      The part of the workspace where the computer monitor sits.

    • C.

      The initial screen showing icons for folders, applications and files.

    • D.

      The desk on which your computer is stationed.

    Correct Answer
    C. The initial screen showing icons for folders, applications and files.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The initial screen showing icons for folders, applications and files." The term "desktop" in computer terminology refers to the graphical user interface (GUI) of a computer, which is displayed on the screen after logging in. It is the first thing that appears on the screen and provides access to various files, folders, and applications through icons and shortcuts. It is not limited to computer programmers only and does not refer to the physical desk where the computer is placed.

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  • 9. 

    Which is a word processing program?

    • A.

      Microsoft Powerpoint

    • B.

      Microsoft Word

    • C.

      Microsoft Access

    • D.

      Microsoft Outlook

    Correct Answer
    B. Microsoft Word
    Explanation
    Microsoft Word is a word processing program that allows users to create, edit, and format text documents. It provides various features such as spell check, grammar check, formatting options, and the ability to insert images and tables. With Word, users can easily create professional-looking documents like letters, reports, resumes, and more. Microsoft Powerpoint is a presentation software, Microsoft Access is a database management system, and Microsoft Outlook is an email client. Therefore, Microsoft Word is the correct answer as it specifically caters to word processing tasks.

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  • 10. 

    Choose the answer that contains all the home keys.

    • A.

      12345678

    • B.

      Abcdefgh

    • C.

      Qwertyio

    • D.

      Asdfjkl;

    Correct Answer
    D. Asdfjkl;
    Explanation
    The answer "Asdfjkl;" contains all the home keys on a standard QWERTY keyboard. The home keys are the keys where the fingers rest in the middle row of the keyboard. On the left hand, the home keys are "A", "S", "D", and "F". On the right hand, the home keys are "J", "K", "L", and ";". Therefore, the answer "Asdfjkl;" includes all these keys and is the correct choice.

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  • 11. 

    How to get to the start menu?

    • A.

      Click the desktop a bunch of times until hopefully, it pops up.

    • B.

      Click on the circular button on the lower left-hand corner of the desktop.

    • C.

      Go to My Computer then open the DVD-ROM drive.

    • D.

      I don't know.

    Correct Answer
    B. Click on the circular button on the lower left-hand corner of the desktop.
    Explanation
    To get to the start menu, you need to click on the circular button on the lower left-hand corner of the desktop. This button is typically known as the start button and it opens up the start menu, which allows you to access various programs, settings, and features on your computer.

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  • 12. 

    What is the C: drive?

    • A.

      The hard drive contains all the information used by the computer.

    • B.

      DVD-ROM drive.

    • C.

      Floppy disk drive.

    • D.

      Back up memory drive.

    Correct Answer
    A. The hard drive contains all the information used by the computer.
    Explanation
    The C: drive refers to the hard drive of a computer, which contains all the information used by the computer. It is where the operating system, software programs, and user files are stored. The hard drive is a non-volatile storage device that retains data even when the computer is turned off. It is the primary storage location for the computer and is typically divided into multiple partitions, with the C: drive being the default partition where the operating system is installed.

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  • 13. 

    You use the ______ hand button on the mouse most often.

    Correct Answer
    left
    Explanation
    The left-hand button on the mouse is used most often because it is the primary button for performing actions such as selecting, clicking, and dragging. It is positioned conveniently for the majority of right-handed users, allowing for easy and quick access to these common functions.

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  • 14. 

    A monitor is an

    • A.

      Input Device

    • B.

      Output Device

    Correct Answer
    B. Output Device
    Explanation
    A monitor is an output device because it displays visual information from the computer or other electronic devices. It takes the electronic signals from the computer and converts them into images or videos that can be seen by the user. The monitor is responsible for showing the output of the computer, such as text, images, videos, and other graphical elements. Therefore, it plays a crucial role in providing visual feedback to the user and is considered an output device.

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  • 15. 

    A deleted file goes to the

    Correct Answer
    Recycle Bin , recycling bin, the recycle bin, The recycle bin, recycle bin
    Explanation
    When a file is deleted, it is moved to the Recycle Bin. The Recycle Bin acts as a temporary storage location for deleted files, allowing users to easily restore them if needed. This feature provides a safety net, preventing accidental permanent deletion and allowing users to recover files that were deleted by mistake. The Recycle Bin can be accessed and emptied by the user, permanently deleting the files, or files can be restored back to their original location.

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  • 16. 

    Which keys do you use to move the cursor around your text?

    • A.

      Enter

    • B.

      Arrow Keys

    • C.

      Ctrl shift

    Correct Answer
    B. Arrow Keys
    Explanation
    The arrow keys are used to move the cursor around the text. They allow you to navigate through the document, moving the cursor up, down, left, or right. This is a common feature in most text editors and word processors, making it easier to edit and format the text. The Enter key is typically used to create a new line or paragraph, while Ctrl + Shift is a keyboard shortcut that can be used for various functions depending on the context.

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  • 17. 

    What keys do you use to select or highlight part of the text?

    • A.

      Arrow keys

    • B.

      Enter

    • C.

      Shift + arrow keys

    Correct Answer
    C. Shift + arrow keys
    Explanation
    To select or highlight part of the text, you can use the Shift + arrow keys. This combination allows you to move the cursor while selecting text in the direction of the arrow key pressed. For example, if you press the Shift + right arrow key, it will select the text to the right of the cursor. This method is commonly used for quickly selecting or highlighting a specific portion of text without the need for a mouse or trackpad.

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  • 18. 

    What keys do you use to copy and paste a text to another file?

    • A.

      Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V

    • B.

      Ctrl + C, Ctrl + B

    • C.

      Ctrl + F, Ctrl + C

    • D.

      Ctrl + B, Ctrl + F

    Correct Answer
    A. Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V
    Explanation
    To copy and paste a text to another file, the keys Ctrl + C are used to copy the text, and Ctrl + V are used to paste the copied text into the desired location.

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  • 19. 

    What keys do you use to make the text bold?

    • A.

      Ctrl + C

    • B.

      Ctrl + F

    • C.

      Ctrl + B

    • D.

      Ctrl + V

    Correct Answer
    C. Ctrl + B
    Explanation
    To make the text bold, you use the Ctrl + B keys. This key combination is a common shortcut in many text editing programs and word processors. By pressing Ctrl + B, the selected text or the text cursor will be formatted to appear in a bold font style. This is a quick and convenient way to emphasize or highlight certain parts of the text for better readability or emphasis.

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  • 20. 

    What keys do you use to cut text or pictures?

    • A.

      Ctrl + Z

    • B.

      Ctrl + X

    • C.

      Ctrl + F

    • D.

      Ctrl + B

    Correct Answer
    B. Ctrl + X
    Explanation
    To cut text or pictures, the correct key combination is Ctrl + X. This combination allows the user to remove the selected text or image from a document or file and place it in the clipboard. The cut function is often used to move or transfer content to a different location within the document or to another document entirely.

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  • 21. 

    What key do you use to check the spelling?

    • A.

      F7

    • B.

      F1

    • C.

      F5

    • D.

      F4

    Correct Answer
    A. F7
    Explanation
    F7 is the key that is commonly used to check the spelling in various software applications, including word processors and text editors. When pressed, it activates the spell check feature, which scans the text for any spelling errors and highlights them for the user to review and correct. This key is often preferred as it provides a quick and convenient way to ensure that the text is free from spelling mistakes before finalizing it.

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  • 22. 

    What keys do you use to exit WORD?

    • A.

      Alt + F4

    • B.

      Ctrl + F4

    • C.

      Shift + F4

    Correct Answer
    A. Alt + F4
    Explanation
    Alt + F4 is the correct answer because it is a common keyboard shortcut used to close the active window in many applications, including Microsoft Word. Pressing Alt + F4 simultaneously will prompt Word to close, allowing the user to exit the program quickly and efficiently.

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  • 23. 

    What keys do you use to save?

    • A.

      Ctrl + S

    • B.

      Ctrl + B

    • C.

      Ctrl + V

    Correct Answer
    A. Ctrl + S
    Explanation
    To save a file, the correct key combination is Ctrl + S. This combination is commonly used across various software applications and operating systems to initiate the save function. By pressing Ctrl + S simultaneously, the user can quickly save their work and prevent any potential loss of data.

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  • 24. 

    How do you change file names?

    • A.

      Keep on clicking  the file. 

    • B.

      Right-click the file name, then drag the cursor to "Rename".

    • C.

      Just delete the file and create a new one with the correct file name.

    • D.

      Click on the file and then press enter to rename the file. 

    Correct Answer
    B. Right-click the file name, then drag the cursor to "Rename".
    Explanation
    To change file names, you can right-click on the file name and then drag the cursor to the "Rename" option. This allows you to edit the current file name and enter a new one without having to delete the file or create a new one.

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  • 25. 

    How do you turn off the computer?

    • A.

      Unplug the computer.

    • B.

      Click the "Start Menu" Button, then Shut Down.

    • C.

      Turn off the monitor and CPU.

    Correct Answer
    B. Click the "Start Menu" Button, then Shut Down.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Click the 'Start Menu' Button, then Shut Down." This is the correct way to turn off the computer as it follows the standard procedure of using the operating system's shutdown function. Unplugging the computer directly can cause data loss or damage to the system, and turning off only the monitor and CPU does not fully shut down the computer.

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Godwin Iheuwa |MS, Computer Science |
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Godwin is a proficient Database Administrator currently employed at MTN Nigeria. He holds as MS in Computer Science from the University of Bedfordshire, where he specialized in Agile Methodologies and Database Administration. He also earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Port Harcourt. With expertise in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Management Studio, Godwin's knowledge and experience enhance the authority of our quizzes, ensuring accuracy and relevance in the realm of computer science.

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