Digital Literacy Practice Test: Quiz

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Digital Literacy Practice Test: Quiz

Today, most of the things, processes and procedures in almost all industries have been automated. In this regard, digital literacy has been and is becoming a necessity more than an option. How literate are you? Find out below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Elisabeth reads an article on common computer terminology. She does not understand the meaning of the operating system. She comes to you for help. How will you explain the operating system to Elisabeth? Type question here
    • A. 

      An electronic device connected to your computer

    • B. 

      An electronic device connected to your computer

    • C. 

      A program that controls and manages the computer

    • D. 

      A circuit board that connects the input, output, and processing devices

  • 2. 
    Tom notices that when he runs several programs simultaneously on his computer, the performance of the programs slows down considerably. What is the reason for this?
    • A. 

      Nonfunctional keyboard

    • B. 

      Nonfunctional mouse

    • C. 

      Insufficient random access memory (RAM)

    • D. 

      Low monitor speed

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Graphics designer

    • B. 

      Software developer

    • C. 

      Network administrator

    • D. 

      Database administrator

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Sound card

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Dial-up

    • B. 

      Broadband

    • C. 

      WiFi

    • D. 

      Dedicated

  • 6. 
    You want to know more about active volcanoes in the world. You connect your computer to the Internet to find information based on the keyword "active volcanoes." Which of the following features of the World Wide Web (WWW) will you use?
    • A. 

      Search engine

    • B. 

      Plug-in

    • C. 

      Uniform Resource Locator (URL)

    • D. 

      World Wide Web (www)

  • 7. 
    Eric teaches his daughter Tina how to work with productivity programs. Tina notices a small blinking bar that stays in place until Eric clicks the mouse in a new location in the document. Tina wants to know the name of this blinking bar. Which of the following terms will Eric use to answer Tina's question?
    • A. 

      Mouse pointer

    • B. 

      Insertion point

    • C. 

      Scroll bar

    • D. 

      Status bar

  • 8. 
    Markus creates a document by using Microsoft® Office Word 2010 and saves it with the name Office.docx. Which of the following components of Word 2010 will display the document name?
    • A. 

      Menu bar

    • B. 

      Toolbar

    • C. 

      Title bar

    • D. 

      Status bar

  • 9. 
    Stephan creates a business presentation by using Microsoft Office PowerPoint® 2010. He saves it with the name Presentation.ppt. Stephan opens the file to make some changes, and he wants to save it with a different name.   Which of the following commands on the File menu will Stephan use to save the file with a different name?
    • A. 

      Save

    • B. 

      Save As

    • C. 

      Send To

    • D. 

      Page Setup

  • 10. 
    Nina uses Office Excel 2010 to create a work plan for her team. She wants to print the plan and discuss it with the team members in a meeting.   Which of the following menus will Nina use to print the plan?
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      View

    • C. 

      Format

    • D. 

      Tools

  • 11. 
    Barbara wants to create a newsletter. She needs a program that provides several newsletter templates.   Which of the following programs will meet her needs?
    • A. 

      Desktop publishing program

    • B. 

      Presentation program

    • C. 

      E-mail program

    • D. 

      Spreadsheet program

  • 12. 
    You create a presentation by using PowerPoint.   Which of the following toolbars will you use to add geometric shapes to the presentation?  
    • A. 

      Drawing

    • B. 

      Formatting

    • C. 

      Reviewing

    • D. 

      Illustrations

  • 13. 
    Paula manages the recruitments for A. Datum Corporation. The company hires 500 employees. Paula needs to store on her computer the personal details, compensation structure, and insurance details for each employee.   Which of the following programs will Paula use?
    • A. 

      Microsoft® Notepad

    • B. 

      Photo editing program

    • C. 

      Presentation program

    • D. 

      Database program

  • 14. 
    Any computer parts that you can actually touch are considered to be:
    • A. 

      Systems

    • B. 

      Platforms

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Software

  • 15. 
    The _____________ shows what files and applications are open.
    • A. 

      Shortcut Menu

    • B. 

      Documents Library

    • C. 

      Taskbar

    • D. 

      Start Button

  • 16. 
    "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 of the contents on a particular computer.

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Outline

    • B. 

      Offline

    • C. 

      Online

    • D. 

      Out of line