Quiz: Computer Literacy Practice Exam!

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Quiz: computer literacy practice exam! There are different skills sets that a person is expected to have when it comes to computers in the technological world we live in today. How food are you when it comes to using the different Microsoft tools to input and process your data. The quiz below is a good way to assess your skills. Do give it a shot and see how well you do!


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 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 cannot be done

  • 3. 
    A word processing file can be attached to an e-mail message?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      It depends on what type of file

    • D. 

      Only to select e-mail addresses

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an example of an e-mail address?
  • 5. 
    What does the "Reply to All" e-mail function do?
    • A. 

      It will generate a reply message to all of the recipients of the message

    • B. 

      It will send a reply message to every entry in your address book

    • C. 

      It will generate a reply message only to the sender of the message

    • D. 

      This function is not possible

  • 6. 
    "Desktop" is a computer term that refers to?
    • A. 

      Something that is for a computer programmer only

    • B. 

      A program on the Start Menu

    • C. 

      The initial screen showing icons for folders, applications and files

    • D. 

      The desk that your computer is stationed on

  • 7. 
    What are the two steps in starting a computer?
    • A. 

      Pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del

    • B. 

      Using the mouse to select "Start"

    • C. 

      Pressing the power buttons on both the computer and monitor

    • D. 

      Double-clicking the Internet Explorer icon

  • 8. 
    What are these pictures called?
    • A. 

      Cursors

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      Favorites

  • 9. 
    What is this called?
    • A. 

      Address Bar

    • B. 

      Search box

    • C. 

      Internet Explorer

    • D. 

      Favorites

  • 10. 
    What application allows you to gain access to the World Wide Web?
    • A. 

      Internet Explorer

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      My Computer

    • D. 

      Windows Explorer

  • 11. 
    To copy text you
    • A. 

      Highlight the text, right click and select "copy"

    • B. 

      Highlight the text, select "copy" on the ribbon

    • C. 

      Highlight the text and press Ctrl + C

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct

  • 12. 
    How do you properly turn off a computer?
    • A. 

      Press the power button on both the computer and the monitor

    • B. 

      Close all the windows and it will shut down automatically

    • C. 

      Press Ctrl + Alt + Del and select "login"

    • D. 

      From the Start Menu, select "Shut Down" and press the power button on the monitor

  • 13. 
    The three most popular applications in Microsoft Office are:
    • A. 

      Word, Internet Explorer and Excel

    • B. 

      Excel, Internet Explorer and PowerPoint

    • C. 

      Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Paint, My Computer and Word

  • 14. 
    E-mail is 
    • A. 

      Papers you send through the fax machine

    • B. 

      Electronic mail sent from your computer

    • C. 

      Always junk mail

    • D. 

      External mail sent to those you don't know

  • 15. 
    Font is defined as
    • A. 

      Any letters that are underlined

    • B. 

      The color of text

    • C. 

      The style, size and overall appearance of text

    • D. 

      How long a paragraph is

  • 16. 
    How do you copy a screen shot of an application only without copying a full picture of your desktop?
    • A. 

      Alt + PrntScrn

    • B. 

      PrntScrn

    • C. 

      Shift + PrntScrn

    • D. 

      Ctrl + PrntScrn

  • 17. 
    Which of these are examples of search engines?
    • A. 

      Word and Excel

    • B. 

      Internet Explorer and Firefox

    • C. 

      Yahoo! and Google

    • D. 

      Word and PowerPoint

  • 18. 
    What does the "X" in the upper right corner of an application window do?
    • A. 

      Minimizes the window

    • B. 

      Opens a new window

    • C. 

      Checks your email

    • D. 

      Closes a window

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