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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    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 the monitor

    • D.

      Double-clicking the Internet Explorer icon

    Correct Answer
    C. Pressing the power buttons on both the computer and the monitor
    Explanation
    Pressing the power buttons on both the computer and the monitor is the correct answer because this is the initial step in starting a computer system. By pressing the power buttons, both the computer and the monitor receive the necessary electrical power to turn on and begin the booting process. This step is essential as it ensures that both the hardware components of the computer and the display device are powered up and ready for use.

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  • 2. 

    What does this button do?

    • A.

      Minimizes the window.

    • B.

      Opens a new window.

    • C.

      Checks your e-mail.

    • D.

      Closes a window.

    Correct Answer
    D. Closes a window.
    Explanation
    This button closes a window.

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  • 3. 

    What are some common uses for a computer? 

    • A.

      Using the Internet to search

    • B.

      Writing letters in Microsoft Word

    • C.

      Keeping track of finances in Microsoft Excel

    • D.

      E-mail

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because all of the options listed are common uses for a computer. Using the internet to search, writing letters in Microsoft Word, keeping track of finances in Microsoft Excel, and sending emails are all tasks that can be done on a computer. Therefore, the correct answer is that all of these options are common uses for a computer.

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  • 4. 

    What are these pictures called?

    • A.

      Cursors

    • B.

      Icons

    • C.

      Windows

    • D.

      Favorites

    Correct Answer
    B. Icons
    Explanation
    Icons are small graphical representations that are used to represent files, folders, applications, and various other items on a computer screen. They are typically used to provide a visual representation of an object or action. Icons are widely used in graphical user interfaces (GUIs) to help users navigate and interact with the computer system. They are designed to be easily recognizable and can vary in shape, color, and style. Icons play a crucial role in enhancing the user experience and making it easier for users to identify and access different functions and features.

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  • 5. 

    Which mouse button do you use more often? 

    • A.

      Left

    • B.

      Right

    • C.

      Neither

    Correct Answer
    A. Left
    Explanation
    The left mouse button is used more often because it is the primary button for most tasks such as selecting, clicking, dragging, and interacting with objects or icons on a computer screen. It is the default button for most operating systems and applications, making it the most frequently used button by users. The right mouse button is typically used for context menus and secondary actions, while the "Neither" option implies that the user may not use a mouse or may have a different preference for input devices.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these are examples of search engines? 

    • A.

      MS Word and Excel

    • B.

      Internet Explorer and Firefox

    • C.

      Yahoo! and Google

    • D.

      Word and PowerPoint

    Correct Answer
    C. Yahoo! and Google
    Explanation
    Yahoo! and Google are examples of search engines because they are both widely used platforms that allow users to search for information on the internet. They have large databases of websites and web pages that they index and make searchable for users. Users can enter keywords or phrases into the search bar and the search engine will provide a list of relevant results. MS Word and Excel, Internet Explorer and Firefox, and Word and PowerPoint are not examples of search engines as they are software applications used for word processing, web browsing, and creating presentations, respectively.

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  • 7. 

    What is this called?

    • A.

      Address bar

    • B.

      Search box

    • C.

      Internet Explorer

    • D.

      Favorites

    Correct Answer
    A. Address bar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Address bar" because it is the term used to describe the input field in a web browser where users can enter the URL or web address of a specific website they want to visit. This feature allows users to navigate to different websites by typing in the address and pressing enter, making it an essential component of any web browser.

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  • 8. 

     How do you properly turn off a computer? 

    • A.

      Press the power button on both the computer and the monitor

    • B.

      Close all of 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 monitor

    Correct Answer
    D. From the Start menu, select shut down and press the power button on monitor
    Explanation
    To properly turn off a computer, you should first select the "shut down" option from the Start menu. This will initiate the shutting down process of the computer. Once the computer has successfully shut down, you can then press the power button on the monitor to turn it off.

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  • 9. 

    A virus is a malicious program which multiplies and spread causing damage to files and folders.   

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A virus is a type of malicious program that is designed to replicate itself and spread from one computer to another, causing harm to files and folders. It can corrupt or delete data, disrupt system operations, and even steal personal information. Therefore, the statement "A virus is a malicious program which multiplies and spreads causing damage to files and folders" is true.

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  • 10. 

    You can  erase the information that is stored in RAM

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The information stored in RAM is volatile memory, meaning that it is erased when the power is turned off or the computer is restarted. Therefore, it is not possible to erase the information stored in RAM intentionally or selectively.

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  • 11. 

    What does WAN stands for

    • A.

      World Assistance Network

    • B.

      World Area Network

    • C.

      Wide Area Network

    • D.

      Wide Area Nuisance

    Correct Answer
    C. Wide Area Network
    Explanation
    A Wide Area Network (WAN) refers to a computer network that spans a large geographical area, connecting multiple smaller networks or devices together. Unlike a Local Area Network (LAN), which is limited to a specific area like a home or office, a WAN can cover vast distances, such as connecting different branches of a company across different cities or even countries. Therefore, the correct answer is "Wide Area Network."

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  • 12. 

    MP3 and WMA files are examples of?

    • A.

      Video

    • B.

      Microsoft word files

    • C.

      Images Files

    • D.

      Audio files

    Correct Answer
    D. Audio files
    Explanation
    MP3 and WMA files are examples of audio files. These file formats are commonly used for storing and playing music or other audio content. MP3 is a widely used audio format that compresses audio data, allowing for smaller file sizes without significant loss in sound quality. WMA (Windows Media Audio) is a proprietary audio format developed by Microsoft. Both formats are commonly supported by various devices and media players for playing audio content.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following will most affect  the speed of a computer?

    • A.

      Type of keyboard

    • B.

      Color of the computer box

    • C.

      Amount of RAM

    • D.

      Physical size of the system unit

    Correct Answer
    C. Amount of RAM
    Explanation
    The amount of RAM in a computer will most affect its speed. RAM (Random Access Memory) is responsible for temporarily storing data that the computer is actively using. The more RAM a computer has, the more data it can store and access quickly, resulting in faster performance. With a larger amount of RAM, the computer can handle multiple tasks simultaneously without slowing down. Therefore, the amount of RAM directly impacts the speed and efficiency of a computer.

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  • 14. 

    The  RIGHT button on the mouse is used to display a menu

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The right button on a mouse is used to display a menu. This is commonly referred to as the "right-click" function. When you right-click on an item, a context menu appears with various options related to that item. This menu allows users to quickly access additional functions or settings without having to navigate through multiple menus or windows. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 15. 

    What does ROM stands for?

    • A.

      Read Only Memory

    • B.

      Resting Only Memory

    • C.

      Ready Only Mess

    • D.

      Right On Memory

    Correct Answer
    A. Read Only Memory
    Explanation
    ROM stands for Read Only Memory. It is a type of computer memory that stores data permanently and cannot be modified or erased by normal computer operations. It contains the instructions that are required to start a computer when it is powered on. Unlike RAM (Random Access Memory), ROM retains its data even when the computer is turned off. It is commonly used for firmware and software programs that need to be stored permanently and cannot be changed.

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  • 16. 

    GIF  and JPEG files are examples of ?

    • A.

      Audio files

    • B.

      Images

    • C.

      Video Files

    • D.

      Microsoft word files

    Correct Answer
    B. Images
    Explanation
    GIF and JPEG files are examples of image files. These file formats are commonly used for storing and displaying images on various devices and platforms. GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) files are typically used for simple graphics and animations, while JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) files are commonly used for photographs and complex images. Both formats use different compression techniques to reduce file size while maintaining image quality.

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  • 17. 

    Use NUMERIC KEY to access the HELP file

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The answer is False because the question does not provide any information or context to determine what is being referred to as true or false. Without any additional information, it is not possible to provide a specific explanation for why the answer is False.

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  • 18. 

    To guard against Virus/ malware  you need to have 

    • A.

      Spreadsheet

    • B.

      Monitor

    • C.

      Antivirus software

    • D.

      Spyware

    Correct Answer
    C. Antivirus software
    Explanation
    To guard against viruses and malware, it is essential to have antivirus software installed. Antivirus software is designed to detect, prevent, and remove malicious software from a computer system. It continuously scans files, programs, and incoming data to identify and eliminate any potential threats. By having antivirus software, users can protect their devices and data from being compromised by viruses, worms, Trojans, ransomware, and other forms of malware. It is an essential tool for maintaining the security and integrity of a computer system.

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  • 19. 

    Which Media can normally store more data?

    • A.

      RAM

    • B.

      Hard Disk

    • C.

      ROM

    • D.

      CD-ROM

    Correct Answer
    B. Hard Disk
    Explanation
    A hard disk can normally store more data compared to other media such as RAM, ROM, and CD-ROM. RAM (Random Access Memory) is volatile memory used for temporary storage while the computer is running. ROM (Read-Only Memory) is non-volatile memory used to store permanent data, but its capacity is limited. CD-ROM (Compact Disc-Read Only Memory) can store a significant amount of data, but it is still less compared to a hard disk. A hard disk is a non-volatile storage device with a much larger capacity, making it capable of storing a vast amount of data.

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  • 20. 

    A MicroSoft word document has file extensions of?

    • A.

      TXT

    • B.

      DOC OR DOCX

    • C.

      PPT OR PPTX

    • D.

      XLS OR XLSX

    Correct Answer
    B. DOC OR DOCX
    Explanation
    A Microsoft Word document has file extensions of DOC or DOCX. These file extensions represent the format in which the document is saved. DOC is the extension used for Word documents created in older versions of Microsoft Word, while DOCX is the extension used for Word documents created in newer versions. The file extension allows the operating system and applications to recognize and open the file correctly.

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  • 21. 

    What does LAN stands for?

    • A.

      Last Area Node

    • B.

      Local Area Node

    • C.

      Lost and Networked

    • D.

      Local Area Network

    Correct Answer
    D. Local Area Network
    Explanation
    LAN stands for Local Area Network. A Local Area Network is a network that connects computers and devices within a limited area, such as a home, office, or building. It allows for the sharing of resources such as files, printers, and internet connections among the connected devices.

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  • 22. 

    What is a Browser?

    • A.

      An HTLM system

    • B.

      A Server

    • C.

      A software program that enables you to view www documents

    • D.

      Hierarchical scheme for indication logical and sometimes geographical venue of a web-page from the network

    Correct Answer
    C. A software program that enables you to view www documents
    Explanation
    A browser is a software program that enables you to view www documents. It is designed to interpret and display HTML files, allowing users to access and navigate websites on the internet. Browsers provide a graphical user interface that allows users to interact with web content, including text, images, videos, and hyperlinks. They also support various features such as bookmarks, history, and extensions, enhancing the browsing experience.

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  • 23. 

    Baby is to adultAs seed id to:

    • A.

      Woods

    • B.

      Nature

    • C.

      Bird

    • D.

      Plant

    Correct Answer
    D. Plant
    Explanation
    The analogy here is that a baby grows into an adult, just as a seed grows into a plant. Both involve a process of development and maturation. The other options, woods, nature, and bird, do not fit the analogy as they do not undergo a similar growth process from a smaller form to a larger, mature form. Therefore, the correct answer is plant.

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  • 24. 

    Minute is to timeAs mile is to:

    • A.

      Weight

    • B.

      Distance

    • C.

      Height

    • D.

      Volume

    Correct Answer
    B. Distance
    Explanation
    The analogy here is that "minute" is a unit of measurement for "time," similarly "mile" is a unit of measurement for "distance." Therefore, the correct answer is "distance."

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  • 25. 

    Another word for "excluding something or someone" could be:

    • A.

      Omission

    • B.

      Ominous

    • C.

      Submission

    • D.

      Succession

    Correct Answer
    A. Omission
    Explanation
    The word "excluding something or someone" refers to the act of leaving out or not including them. The word "omission" perfectly fits this definition as it means the act of omitting or leaving something out. Therefore, "omission" is another word for "excluding something or someone".

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  • 26. 

    Find the missing letter:Z, Y, X, ?, V, U, T

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      S

    • C.

      W

    • D.

      Y

    Correct Answer
    C. W
    Explanation
    The pattern in the given sequence is that each letter is going backwards in the alphabet. Starting from Z, each subsequent letter moves one step back in the alphabet. Therefore, the missing letter after X should be W.

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  • 27. 

    Inquiry means: 

    • A.

      To invite

    • B.

      To ask for support

    • C.

      To ask for information

    • D.

      To ask for help

    Correct Answer
    C. To ask for information
    Explanation
    The term "inquiry" refers to the act of seeking or requesting information. It involves asking questions in order to gain knowledge or clarification about a particular topic or issue. The other options, such as inviting, asking for support, or asking for help, do not accurately capture the meaning of inquiry as they pertain to different actions or intentions. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "To ask for information."

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  • 28. 

    Cloth is to fabricA sound is to:

    • A.

      Leisure

    • B.

      Movement

    • C.

      Wave

    • D.

      Music

    Correct Answer
    D. Music
    Explanation
    The analogy between cloth and fabric suggests that cloth is a specific type of fabric. Similarly, the analogy between sound and music implies that music is a specific type of sound. Just as fabric encompasses various materials used to make cloth, sound encompasses various auditory stimuli, and music is one specific form of sound that is organized and structured to create a pleasing or meaningful composition. Therefore, the correct answer is music.

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  • 29. 

    Mary Anne SmithExecutive Accountant 951-209-35261305 Fallbrook Dr Apt 104San Diego, California 92505-3256 [email protected] is the name of the person listed above? 

    Correct Answer
    C. Mary Anne Smith
    Explanation
    The given information clearly states that the name of the person listed above is Mary Anne Smith.

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  • 30. 

    Mary Anne SmithExecutive Accountant 951-209-35261305 Fallbrook Dr Apt 104San Diego, California 92505-3256 USA[email protected]/* */What is Mary's phone number?

    • A.

      92505-3256

    • B.

      951-208-3526

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      951-209-3526

    Correct Answer
    D. 951-209-3526
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 951-209-3526. This is Mary's phone number as mentioned in the given information.

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  • 31. 

    Mary Anne SmithExecutive Accountant 951-209-35261305 Fallbrook Dr Apt 104San Diego, California 92505-3256 USA[email protected]/* */What is Mary's job?

    • A.

      OFW

    • B.

      Lawyer

    • C.

      Executive Accountant

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Executive Accountant
    Explanation
    The given information states that Mary Anne Smith is an Executive Accountant. This is evident from the job title mentioned next to her name. Therefore, the correct answer is Executive Accountant.

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  • 32. 

    Mary Anne SmithExecutive Accountant 951-209-35261305 Fallbrook Dr Apt 104San Diego, California [email protected] Mary live in the Philippines?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given information does not provide any indication that Mary lives in the Philippines. The address provided is in San Diego, California, USA, and there is no mention of any connection to the Philippines. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 33. 

    What are examples of Social Media?

    • A.

      Facebook, Twitter, Ebay

    • B.

      Facebook, YouTube, MicroSoft

    • C.

      Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

    • D.

      Facebook, YouTube, Apple

    Correct Answer
    C. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as examples of social media. These platforms are all popular social networking sites that allow users to connect and interact with others, share content, and communicate through various features such as posting updates, messaging, and commenting. They are widely used for personal and professional purposes, making them prominent examples of social media.

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  • 34. 

    1 kilo of rice is for 50 pesos. Lisa bought 8 kilos. How much did she pay in total?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      400

    • C.

      500

    • D.

      40

    Correct Answer
    B. 400
    Explanation
    Lisa bought 8 kilos of rice for 50 pesos per kilo. To calculate the total amount she paid, we need to multiply the price per kilo (50 pesos) by the number of kilos she bought (8 kilos). This can be expressed as 50 pesos x 8 kilos = 400 pesos. Therefore, Lisa paid a total of 400 pesos.

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  • 35. 

    The shortcut key to copy a text is CTRL + C

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The shortcut key to copy a text is CTRL + C. This means that by pressing the CTRL key and the C key simultaneously, the selected text will be copied to the clipboard. This shortcut is commonly used in various applications and operating systems to quickly duplicate text without the need for manual copying and pasting.

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  • 36. 

    What keys do you use the make the text bold?

    • A.

      Shift + B

    • B.

      Ctrl + B

    Correct Answer
    B. Ctrl + B
    Explanation
    To make the text bold, you use the Ctrl + B keys. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used in word processing software and text editors to apply the bold formatting to selected text. By pressing Ctrl + B simultaneously, the selected text will appear in a bold font, making it stand out and appear heavier than the surrounding text.

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  • 37. 

    What keys do you use to cut text or pictures?

    • A.

      Ctrl + X

    • B.

      Ctrl + Z

    Correct Answer
    A. Ctrl + X
    Explanation
    To cut text or pictures, the correct keys to use are Ctrl + X. This combination of keys is a common shortcut in many applications and operating systems to perform the "cut" function. It removes the selected text or image from its current location and stores it in the clipboard, allowing it to be pasted elsewhere. Ctrl + Z, on the other hand, is used for the "undo" function, which is unrelated to cutting.

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  • 38. 

    What keys do you use the paste?

    • A.

      Ctrl + P

    • B.

      Ctrl + V

    Correct Answer
    B. Ctrl + V
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ctrl + V. This key combination is used to paste copied or cut content. When you have content stored in your clipboard, pressing Ctrl + V will insert that content at the current cursor position. It is a commonly used shortcut in various applications and operating systems to quickly paste text, images, or other types of data.

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  • 39. 

    What keys do you use to underline the text?

    • A.

      Ctrl + X

    • B.

      Ctrl + U

    Correct Answer
    B. Ctrl + U
    Explanation
    To underline text, the correct keys to use are Ctrl + U. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used in word processing programs and text editors to apply an underline formatting to selected text. Pressing Ctrl + U simultaneously will activate the underline feature and apply it to the highlighted text.

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  • 40. 

    What keys do you use to undo the last thing you did?

    • A.

      Ctrl + Z

    • B.

      Ctrl + L

    Correct Answer
    A. Ctrl + Z
    Explanation
    To undo the last thing you did, you would use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Z. This combination of keys is commonly used in various software applications and operating systems as the standard shortcut for undoing the most recent action. By pressing Ctrl + Z, you can reverse the last action taken, whether it be deleting text, moving or resizing an object, or any other change made.

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  • 41. 

    What keys do you use to open a new document?

    • A.

      Alt + N

    • B.

      Ctrl + N

    Correct Answer
    B. Ctrl + N
    Explanation
    To open a new document, the correct key combination is Ctrl + N. This is a commonly used keyboard shortcut in many software applications, including word processors and text editors. The "Ctrl" key, also known as the control key, is held down while pressing the "N" key to trigger the action of opening a new document. The "Alt" key, on the other hand, is not typically used for opening new documents in most applications.

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  • 42. 

    What keys do you use to select all?

    • A.

      Ctrl + A

    • B.

      Ctrl + S

    Correct Answer
    A. Ctrl + A
    Explanation
    To select all, you use the Ctrl + A key combination. This shortcut is commonly used in various applications and text editors to quickly highlight or select all the content in a document or a specific field. By pressing Ctrl + A, you can easily select all text, files, or elements in a given context, allowing for quick editing, copying, or deletion of the selected items.

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  • 43. 

    What keys do you use to open a document?

    • A.

      Ctrl + O

    • B.

      Ctrl + D

    Correct Answer
    A. Ctrl + O
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ctrl + O. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used to open a document in many software applications. By pressing the Ctrl key and the letter O simultaneously, users can quickly access the file they want to open without having to navigate through menus or use the mouse. This shortcut is widely recognized and used, making it an efficient way to open documents.

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  • 44. 

    What key do you press to refresh the current webpage?

    • A.

      F4

    • B.

      F5

    • C.

      F9

    • D.

      F2

    Correct Answer
    B. F5
    Explanation
    Pressing the F5 key refreshes the current webpage. This key is commonly used in web browsers to reload the page and update the content. It is a quick and convenient way to ensure that you are viewing the latest version of a webpage, especially when there are frequent updates or changes being made.

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