Information Technology Test: 8th Grade Quiz

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Information Technology Test: 8th Grade Quiz

In this crazy technological world, there are those of us that need to know how to use, maintain and produce the computers and other various devices that the business and leisure sides of the world have acclimated towards over the last few decades. Do you think you know enough about computers? Let’s start you off from an eighth-grade level to see how well you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A computer can think for itself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A computer has only Five (5) parts. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    You use the printer to print only word documents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A computer is an electronic device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    You can use the computer to play only games.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The part of the computer that you look to view pictures/images is called the TV.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You can touch hardware, while you cannot touch software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Data processing is a task done by the computer. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A calculator is a kind of computer. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A mainframe computer is one that you can put in a bag and take around. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Putcomer    __________________
  • 12. 
    ecvide         _______________
  • 13. 
    onmtior    ___________________
  • 14. 
    You can touch hardware, while you cannot touch software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Unscramble the following words. lecetroinc     ___________________  
  • 16. 
    Tniprer  ___________
  • 17. 
    What type of Application would best be used for typing a letter?
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Word Processing

    • C. 

      Spreadsheet

    • D. 

      Microsoft Outlook

  • 18. 
    To make it easy to find your files, save them to a ___________________________.                                     .
    • A. 

      Document on your hard drive

    • B. 

      Draw file on your hard drive

    • C. 

      Folder or directory on your hard drive

    • D. 

      Disk on hard drive

  • 19. 
    The blinking symbol on the screen that indicates where the next character you type will appear is called?
    • A. 

      Cursor

    • B. 

      Label

    • C. 

      Tab

    • D. 

      Place holder

  • 20. 
    The best way to safeguard your document is to save it ____________.
    • A. 

      Only after you have proofread it

    • B. 

      Only when you name it

    • C. 

      Every few minutes

    • D. 

      After it is completed

  • 21. 
    To find a document you were working on yesterday, you would have to:
    • A. 

      Insert

    • B. 

      Retrieve

    • C. 

      Select

    • D. 

      Save

  • 22. 
    To begin typing a new line even when the line you are working on is not filled, press  _________.
    • A. 

      Return/Enter key

    • B. 

      Space bar

    • C. 

      Escape key

    • D. 

      Back Space key

  • 23. 
    Changing the existing document is known as?
    • A. 

      Re-typing

    • B. 

      Entering

    • C. 

      Editing

    • D. 

      Selecting

  • 24. 
    A computer program (set of computer instructions) that coordinates all the activities of computer hardware such as memory, storage devices, and printers, and provides the capability for you to communicate with the computer.
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      User Account

    • D. 

      User Name

  • 25. 
    What happens to a document that has not been saved when you shut down the computer?
    • A. 

      It will be lost but then you can do a search to find it.

    • B. 

      It stays there forever.

    • C. 

      It will be permanently lost once the program is closed.

    • D. 

      It is automatically there if the computer is turned on immediately afterwards.

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