9-10 Computer Lit Pretest

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Computer Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 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 button on both the computer and the monitor

    • D. 

      Double clicking the Internet Explorer icon

  • 2. 
    "Desktop" is a computer term that refers to: 
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      The part of your work area where the computer monitor sits.

    • C. 

      Something that can and should be ignored by most users.

    • D. 

      The list of all the contents on a particular computer.

  • 3. 
    The control panel is:
    • A. 

      A disk on which data can be stored.

    • B. 

      Another term for a display screen.

    • C. 

      A computer network that spans a relatively small area.

    • D. 

      A system tool that allows a user to set certain settings.

  • 4. 
    The "maximize" button is used to:
    • A. 

      Scroll slowly through a window.

    • B. 

      Expand a window to fill the entire screen.

    • C. 

      Return a window to its original size.

    • D. 

      Reduce a window to a button on the taskbar,

  • 5. 
    What program command saves a copy of a file under a different name?
    • A. 

      Duplicate

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Save

    • D. 

      Save as

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the Windows location that stores copied or cut information?
    • A. 

      Clipboard

    • B. 

      Start menu

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Paint

  • 7. 
    Can a Word Document be attached to an email?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe - depends on the type of file

    • D. 

      Only to select an email address

  • 8. 
    In a file heirarchy, a folder put within another folder is called a:
    • A. 

      Program

    • B. 

      Internal hard disk

    • C. 

      Subfolder

    • D. 

      Clipboard

  • 9. 
    What is the significance of a faded (dimmed) command in a drop down menu?
    • A. 

      There are no equivalent keystrokes for the particular command.

    • B. 

      The command is not currently accessible.

    • C. 

      A dialog box appears if the command is selected.

    • D. 

      A help window appears when the command is selected.

  • 10. 
    Any computer parts that you can actually touch are considered;
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Platforms

    • D. 

      Systems

  • 11. 
    Which statement is true about Copy and Cut? 
    • A. 

      Cut removes selected text, and copy removes selected text.

    • B. 

      They serve the same purpose.

    • C. 

      Cut removes selected text while copy duplicates specific text.

    • D. 

      Cut duplicates selected text while copy removes specific text.

  • 12. 
    The purpose of the Search and Replace feature is to: 
    • A. 

      Search for text strings and replace it with new text strings.

    • B. 

      Search for mispellings.

    • C. 

      Search word forms and suggest synonyms and antonyms.

    • D. 

      Search for proper nouns.

  • 13. 
    An advantage of using print preview is that it saves: 
    • A. 

      Time because it prints faster.

    • B. 

      Paper because you can print on both sides.

    • C. 

      Time because it eliminates proofreading.

    • D. 

      Time and paper by helping you catch errors before printing a hard copy.

  • 14. 
    The BEST way to put a page number or date at the bottom of each way is to: 
    • A. 

      Use the footer.

    • B. 

      Use the header.

    • C. 

      Use the top margin.

    • D. 

      Use the bottom margin.

  • 15. 
    The Word processing feature that prints text either above the top margin or below the bottom margin on a page is known as: 
    • A. 

      Sorting.

    • B. 

      Checking.

    • C. 

      Spellcheck.

    • D. 

      Header/Footer.

  • 16. 
    If you have overused the word EXCITING in a document, what Word feature can suggest other words with the same meaning?
    • A. 

      Spell Check

    • B. 

      Thesaurus

    • C. 

      Search and Replace

    • D. 

      Help

  • 17. 
    To quickly move the cursor 3 inches to the right so that you can enter data, you should: 
    • A. 

      Use the space bar.

    • B. 

      Use the one-half inch preset tab stops.

    • C. 

      Use the end key.

    • D. 

      Set a tab stop at 3 inches.

  • 18. 
    Text formatting that aligns the first line of a paragraph at the left margin, but the remaining lines are indented is known as: 
    • A. 

      First line indent.

    • B. 

      Hanging indent.

    • C. 

      Horizontally indented.

    • D. 

      Left aligned text.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following statements about character formatting is true? 
    • A. 

      Character formatting refers to the appearance of text on the page.

    • B. 

      Character formatting refers to changing the default side margins.

    • C. 

      Headers and footers are examples of character formatting.

    • D. 

      Printing is an example of character formatting.

  • 20. 
    The character formatting feature that evenly slants text to the right is known as:
    • A. 

      Boldface.

    • B. 

      Small caps.

    • C. 

      Italics.

    • D. 

      Underlining.

  • 21. 
    In Powerpoint, what tab or category do you have to be on to add a picture or graphic to your presentation? 
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Animation

    • D. 

      Insert

  • 22. 
    I hav chosen a theme, but I don't like the colors. Which menu item do I go to? 
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      Insert

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Animation

  • 23. 
    I have added a new slide, but the layout is wrong. Where do I go to fix it? 
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      Format

  • 24. 
    Someone has sent you a copy of their Powerpoint to add comments for feedback. Where can you go to do so?
    • A. 

      Slideshow

    • B. 

      Review

    • C. 

      View

    • D. 

      Format

  • 25. 
    You are using a presentation to teach a science lesson. You have typed a few notes for each slide, but you want to see the notes for each slide. Where should you go to see this information?
    • A. 

      Slideshow

    • B. 

      Review

    • C. 

      View

    • D. 

      Format

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