Basic Computer Skills: Test! Quiz

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Basic Computer Skills: Test! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you open a program such as 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 a program if no icons are on the desktop.

    • D. 

      Click the start button and select the program from list or type the name in the search box and select.

  • 2. 
    What is this screen called?
    • A. 

      Window

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Screen

    • D. 

      Picture

  • 3. 
    How do you save a file to the "My Documents" folder?
    • A. 

      Click the Files tab, then click Save.

    • B. 

      I don't know.

    • C. 

      Click on the File tab, then click Save as and select Documents from the menu on the left side of window or select it from the options under Computer .

    • D. 

      Select all the text from the file, right click and select copy, then click the My Documents folder, right click again and select paste.

  • 4. 
    How do you save a file to a jump drive (a.k.a...flash drive, thumb drive)
    • A. 

      Click on the File tab, then click Save as and select the name of the device or Removable Disk from the menu on the left side of window or select computer, then browse, then name of device or Removable Disk, then click Save

    • B. 

      Click File tab, then click save

    • C. 

      I don't know

    • D. 

      Click File tab, then click Save As and select Desktop from the list on left side of window.

  • 5. 
    Are Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge examples of web browsers?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    How do you print a file?
    • A. 

      I don't know

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Open the file from its location, click File tab, then select Print, then click on the down arrow in the "Printer" dialog box to select the correct printer, then click Print at the bottom.

    • D. 

      Click on the file, then ask for help.

  • 7. 
    Is the statement below true or false about how to attach a file to an email:1. Open your e-mail program, select new email, or compose   2. Click the attachment icon (the paper clip). 3.Browse your computer or removable disks to locate the file you want to attach and double click on it or click on the insert button.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      I don't know

  • 8. 
    What is the area of the desktop that contains program buttons, and buttons for all open programs? By default, it is located at the bottom of the desktop (but you can move it)?
    • A. 

      Taskbar

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Menu bar

    • D. 

      System tray

  • 9. 
    How do I know when to single-click verses double-click?
    • A. 

      I always double click on everything

    • B. 

      Click ONE TIME and if you do not see evidence of a response after three seconds, then double click

    • C. 

      I don't know

    • D. 

      I thought you always clicked multiple times

  • 10. 
    In a Word document, how do I insert a header with my last name and page number on each page of the document?
    • A. 

      1. Click the INSERT tab. 2. Click Page Number in the Header & Footer section. 3. Hover over Top of Page and choose the Plain Number 3 option. 4. Type last name and a space in front of page number. 5. Click Close Header & Footer

    • B. 

      Click in the very top right-hand corner of each page and type your last name and the page number.

    • C. 

      1. Click the INSERT tab. 2. Click Header in the Header & Footer section. 3. Click on the Blank option. 4. Hit the Tab key until you reach the right side of page and type last name and page number.

    • D. 

      I don't know

  • 11. 
    How do I set-up an entire Word Document for double-spacing with no extra spacing between paragraphs?
    • A. 

      Hit the Enter button twice at the end of each sentence.

    • B. 

      On the Home tab, click on the corner arrow in the Paragraph box to expand, then under the Spacing section make sure both Before and After boxes are 0, then click the down arrow under Line Spacing and choose Double.

    • C. 

      I don't know

    • D. 

      Click the Line and Paragraph icon and select 2.0. 

  • 12. 
    Where do you click to open a downloaded file from Mozilla Firefox versus Google Chrome?
    • A. 

      Google Chrome you click on the down arrow behind the Search bar and Mozilla Firefox you click at the bottom left-hand corner of the page.

    • B. 

      Mozilla Firefox you click on the down arrow behind the Search bar and Google Chrome you click at the bottom left-hand corner of the page.

    • C. 

      Click on the wrench icon on the top right and open the Downloads page. You can click on the option Open download folder to open your default download window and click on the file.

    • D. 

      Click on the button Open Folder to open up the download folder.

  • 13. 
    When a website attempts to launch a new pop-up window in Google Chrome, but then doesn't show up anywhere. What can I do?
    • A. 

      Close out of that website and try to open it again in another browser.

    • B. 

      Click Open Menu, then select Options, then Content and make sure the box next to Pop Up Window is unchecked.

    • C. 

      From the Tools menu, select Pop-up Blocker then Pop-up Blocker Settings. The Pop-up Blocker Settings dialog box opens, make sure the box is unchecked.

    • D. 

      Navigate to the address bar and click the icon at the top left of the address. For example:. and select Always allow pop-ups from [site name] and then Done.

  • 14. 
    What do you do if the computer freezes up while I am working on a program? 
    • A. 

      Turn the computer off and start over.

    • B. 

      Press the Esc key.

    • C. 

      Tap on the computer to see if its just a glitch.

    • D. 

      Press Ctrl, Alt & Delete buttons at the same time. Select Start Task Manager and pick the program that is not responding and click End Task.

  • 15. 
    I just saved and closed a word document but I can't find it anywhere! What do I do?
    • A. 

      Start or press the Windows key and start typing the file name in the Search box. A list of documents and files will populate. Pick your document from the list.

    • B. 

      Start over again.

    • C. 

      Click to open each file folder to find the document.

    • D. 

      In Word, click on Find in the Editing box and type the name of my file.

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