Initial Computer Skills Test

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Initial Computer Skills Test

This quiz is designed to test students grades K-5 on their computer skills to gain prior knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you turn on the computer?
    • A. 

      Press the speaker button

    • B. 

      Press the on/off button for the screen

    • C. 

      Press the on/off button for the computer drive

    • D. 

      Press the on/off button for both the screen and computer drive

  • 2. 
    What program does this symbol represent?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • B. 

      Dell

    • C. 

      Internet Explorer

  • 3. 
    Which of the following programs allows you to type letters or create documents?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word

    • B. 

      Microsoft Access

    • C. 

      Mozilla Firefox

  • 4. 
    To save a file, you
    • A. 

      Double click it

    • B. 

      Print it

    • C. 

      Click on the floppy disk symbol or select "save as"

  • 5. 
    What are these called?
    • A. 

      Buttons

    • B. 

      Pictures

    • C. 

      Icons

  • 6. 
    The mouse moves our pointer arrow around our screen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Can you work on two things at the same time?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    What does button "A" do?    
    • A. 

      Minimizes the window

    • B. 

      Exits the window

    • C. 

      Opens a new page

  • 9. 
    What does button "B" do?
    • A. 

      Minimizes the window

    • B. 

      Exits the window

    • C. 

      Makes the window smaller

  • 10. 
    What do these buttons do?
    • A. 

      Allow you to move back and forward through webpages.

    • B. 

      Move the cursor to the left and right.

    • C. 

      Absolutely nothing.

  • 11. 
    We look at the screen on the monitor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Oh no! My computer __________.
    • A. 

      Stopped

    • B. 

      Smashed

    • C. 

      Crashed

    • D. 

      Cried

  • 13. 
    Spam is:
    • A. 

      A computer game

    • B. 

      Pop-up advertisements

    • C. 

      Unsolicited commercial e-mail

  • 14. 
    What is wireless internet called?
    • A. 

      Si-fi

    • B. 

      Cu-fi

    • C. 

      El-fi

    • D. 

      Wi-fi

  • 15. 
    What does this button do?
    • A. 

      Exits that page

    • B. 

      Opens a new page

    • C. 

      Shuts down the computer

  • 16. 
    What does right click do?
    • A. 

      Click on the link.

    • B. 

      Show you options for the link.

    • C. 

      Shut computer down

    • D. 

      It does nothing.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What does the left click on the mouse do?
    • A. 

      Opens a tool bar

    • B. 

      Lets you click on something

    • C. 

      It does nothing

    • D. 

      It shuts down the computer

  • 18. 
    I saved the file to the __________.
    • A. 

      Double click

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Photocopier

  • 19. 
    I want you to tell me what you know about computers? What do you like? What do you not like?  So fill in time I know how to use ___________________on a computer I like computers because _____________________ I do not like computers because _____________________
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