Basic Computer Navigation Skills Test

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Basic Computer Quizzes & Trivia

People require some basic knowledge in using computer.. Some of them are randomly clicking or tapping buttons and menus or making multi-finger gestures to activate functions in an application or to jump to other sections of a website. Take the quiz below to test yourself and see what you are yet to discover on using a computer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you open a program such as a Microsoft Word when there are no icons on the desktop?
    • A. 

      Right click to reveal all icons

    • B. 

      Restart the computer

    • C. 

      It is not possible to open program if no icons are on the desktop

    • D. 

      Click the start button and select program from the menu

  • 2. 
    How do you minimize or maximize a 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

  • 3. 
    How do you close a window on your desktop?
    • A. 

      Go to "File" and select "Close"

    • B. 

      Press the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard

    • C. 

      Use the mouse to press the button with the "X" in it 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

  • 4. 
    A word processing file can be attached to an e-mail message
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The "Reply to All" e-mail function generates a reply message to _______________
  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an example of an e-mail address?
  • 7. 
    The 2 of the biggest websites that offer free e-mail service are ____________ and __________.
  • 8. 
    "Desktop" is a computer term that refers to?
    • A. 

      Something that is for the computer programmer only.

    • B. 

      The part of the work area where the computer monitor sits

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      The desk that your computer is stationed on.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a word processing program?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Powerpoint

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      Microsoft Access

    • D. 

      Microsoft Outlook

  • 10. 
    Choose the answer that contains all of the home keys.
    • A. 

      12345678

    • B. 

      Abcdefgh

    • C. 

      Qwertyio

    • D. 

      Asdfjkl;

  • 11. 
    How do you 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

  • 12. 
    What is the C: drive?
    • A. 

      Hard drive, contains all the information used by the computer

    • B. 

      DVD-ROM drive

    • C. 

      Floppy disk drive

    • D. 

      Back up memory drive

  • 13. 
    You use the ______ hand button on the mouse most often.
  • 14. 
    A monitor is an
    • A. 

      Input Device

    • B. 

      Output Device

  • 15. 
    A deleted file goes to the
  • 16. 
    What keys do you use to move the curser around your text?
    • A. 

      Enter

    • B. 

      Arrow Keys

    • C. 

      Ctrl shift

  • 17. 
    What keys do you use the select or highlight part of the text?
    • A. 

      Arrow keys

    • B. 

      Enter

    • C. 

      Shift + arrow keys

  • 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

  • 19. 
    What keys do you use the make the text bold?
    • A. 

      Ctrl + C

    • B. 

      Ctrl + F

    • C. 

      Ctrl + B

    • D. 

      Ctrl + V

  • 20. 
    What keys do you use to cut text or pictures?
    • A. 

      Ctrl + Z

    • B. 

      Ctrl + X

    • C. 

      Ctrl + F

    • D. 

      Ctrl + B

  • 21. 
    What key do you use to check the spelling?
    • A. 

      F7

    • B. 

      F1

    • C. 

      F5

    • D. 

      F4

  • 22. 
    What keys do you use to exit word?
    • A. 

      Alt + F4

    • B. 

      Ctrl + F4

    • C. 

      Shift + F4

  • 23. 
    What keys do you use to save?
    • A. 

      Ctrl + S

    • B. 

      Ctrl + B

    • C. 

      Ctlr + V

  • 24. 
    How do you change file names?
    • A. 

      Double-click the file name and change

    • 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. 

      "Save As" the file and change the name

  • 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