Quiz: Basics Questions From Computer

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  • 1. 
    You can change the language your system uses in the System and Maintenance category of the Control Panel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In the Date and Time dialog box, you can select additional clocks to display the time in other time zones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Nonprinting characters include periods, asterisks, and parentheses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Word automatically checks spelling and grammar as you enter text.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In Overtype mode, new text replaces the existing text.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The default line spacing in Word is double spacing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    To see what the final document will look like, you can hide all of the markup.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You can merge cells horizontally, but not vertically.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Gridlines show on the screen, but they do not print.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The advantage of SMS over e-mail is that SMS can go with you anywhere, making communication convenient and more efficient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    You can only have one Excel workbook open at a time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Usually the top row of a worksheet is used for explanatory text or column headings that identify the type of data in each column.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The arrow keys move the insertion point one cell in any direction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    You can paste Clipboard items as many times as you want.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    After sorting data, you can easily restore the table to its original arrangement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A standalone computer system is vulnerable to the same kinds of risks as a network.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Electronic identification cards are used to gain access to certain areas within a building or department.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Each Internet user is required to have a unique identification in the form of an e-mail address, sign-in or log on credentials, and password.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    ____________________ settings are preset options or variables automatically in effect when the document is created.
  • 22. 
    Word provides ____________________ options to increase and decrease the size of text and graphics on the screen.
  • 23. 
  • 24. 
  • 25. 
    The ____________________ key removes the character to the right of the insertion point.
  • 26. 
    Invisible data such as the author of the document or the date the document was created is referred to as ____________________.
  • 27. 
    Arranging text and numbers in columns using tables is easier than setting ____________________.
  • 28. 
    A ____________________ is a headline that spreads the full width of the page.
  • 29. 
    A ____________________ is information and/or graphics that print in the top margin of the page.
  • 30. 
    ____________________ are non-text items such as digital photos, scanned images, and pictures.
  • 31. 
    Text or numbers in the active cell are often referred to as a(n) ____________________.
  • 32. 
    You can drag a column ____________________ to change the column width.
  • 33. 
  • 34. 
    A(n) ____________________ specifies a color scheme, fonts, and effects.
  • 35. 
    PowerPoint provides several presentation ____________________ which already contain formatted content, which you can modify to customize the presentation for your needs.
  • 36. 
    In ____________________ view, the presentation appears on two monitors.
  • 37. 
    If you make a mistake adding or editing data in a record, you can choose the ____________________ command to reverse your last action.
  • 38. 
    You can create a report based on a table or a(n) ____________________.
  • 39. 
    ____________________ orientation formats the report with the long edge of the page at the top.
  • 40. 
    A(n) ____________________ consists of text and/or pictures that you create and that automatically is added to the end of any outgoing messages.
  • 41. 
    Which of the following tasks can you perform using the Appearance and Personalization window of the Control Panel?
    • A. 

      Change your email profile

    • B. 

      Adjust the screen resolution

    • C. 

      See a list of installed software

    • D. 

      Set power options

  • 42. 
    The Additional Options category in the Control Panel includes ____. 
    • A. 

      Specialized programs

    • B. 

      Settings to change the time

    • C. 

      Power options

    • D. 

      Security features

  • 43. 
    If Classic view is selected in the Control Panel, you can change it by clicking the ____ link.
    • A. 

      Category

    • B. 

      Default

    • C. 

      Appearance and Personalization

    • D. 

      Control Panel Home

  • 44. 
    The Wait text box in the Screen Saver Settings dialog box allows you to enter the number of minutes ____. 
    • A. 

      That the screen saver will display before turning off

    • B. 

      Before a different screen saver is displayed

    • C. 

      Before the screen saver starts

    • D. 

      That you want to preview the screen saver

  • 45. 
    Installing new or updated software from a CD or DVD is a simple process that starts by ____. 
    • A. 

      Making a backup copy

    • B. 

      Recording the product key

    • C. 

      Inserting the CD or DVD into the computer

    • D. 

      Registering the software

  • 46. 
    A(n) ____ is a fix for a specific problem in the software. 
    • A. 

      Download

    • B. 

      Upgrade

    • C. 

      Update

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 47. 
    The ____ includes many of the elements of all Windows screens, including the title bar, scroll bars, and the status bar.
    • A. 

      Doc window

    • B. 

      Taskbar

    • C. 

      Ribbon

    • D. 

      Application window

  • 48. 
    Which view is shown in Figure 12-2 above? 
    • A. 

      Print Layout

    • B. 

      Outline

    • C. 

      Full Screen Reading

    • D. 

      Draft

  • 49. 
    A(n) ____ is a space inserted between the margin and where the line of text appears. 
    • A. 

      Indent

    • B. 

      Margin

    • C. 

      Manual line break

    • D. 

      Clipboard

  • 50. 
    A bibliography for a report is usually formatting with ____. 
    • A. 

      First line indents

    • B. 

      Second line indents

    • C. 

      Bullets

    • D. 

      Hanging indents

  • 51. 
    The Track Changes button is located on the ____ tab. 
    • A. 

      Tracking

    • B. 

      Review

    • C. 

      View

    • D. 

      Home

  • 52. 
    If you do not want to make a change suggested by a reviewer, click the ____ button. 
    • A. 

      Next Change

    • B. 

      Previous

    • C. 

      Accept and Move to Next

    • D. 

      Reject and Move to Next

  • 53. 
    ____ document formats are designed to preserve the visual appearance and layout of each page, and they enable fast viewing and printing. 
    • A. 

      Read Only

    • B. 

      XPS

    • C. 

      PDF

    • D. 

      Both XPS and PDF

  • 54. 
    To move the insertion point from one cell or another, you can press the arrow keys or ____. 
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Shift

    • C. 

      Enter

    • D. 

      Tab

  • 55. 
    • A. 

      Outline

    • B. 

      Full Screen Reading

    • C. 

      Draft

    • D. 

      Print Layout

  • 56. 
    Case 15-1Joshua is working on a group project and wants to create a document to help his group get organized. He wants to include a schedule, a calendar, and a contacts list.Joshua created the contact list with columns of names and telephone numbers aligned with tabs. He decides he would rather have it formatted as a table. Which command should he use?
    • A. 

      Convert Text to Table

    • B. 

      Convert Table to Text

    • C. 

      Quick Table

    • D. 

      Draw Table

  • 57. 
    ____are built-in document parts that are already designed and formatted. 
    • A. 

      Placeholders

    • B. 

      Thumbnails

    • C. 

      Fields

    • D. 

      Building blocks

  • 58. 
    By default, Word inserts graphics ____. 
    • A. 

      At the insertion point

    • B. 

      On the first page

    • C. 

      On the last page

    • D. 

      In the center of the page

  • 59. 
    A(n) ____ is inserted at the beginning of a document. 
    • A. 

      Footnote

    • B. 

      Endnote

    • C. 

      Cover page

    • D. 

      Section break

  • 60. 
    The small pictures shown in Figure 16-1 are called ____. 
    • A. 

      Banners

    • B. 

      Thumbnails

    • C. 

      Sizing handles

    • D. 

      Cropping handles

  • 61. 
    Case 16-2Shar is writing a book report for her Language Arts class. She is including information about the main characters, the plot, and the setting.Which feature should Shar use to format the title, headings, and body text to keep them consistent throughout each segment?
    • A. 

      Building Blocks

    • B. 

      Fields

    • C. 

      Styles

    • D. 

      Section Breaks

  • 62. 
    If you enter hte, which feature will automatically change the text to the? 
    • A. 

      AutoComplete

    • B. 

      ScreenTip

    • C. 

      AutoCorrect

    • D. 

      AutoFill

  • 63. 
    • A. 

      Quick Access Toolbar

    • B. 

      Upper right corner of the document window

    • C. 

      Formula bar

    • D. 

      Status bar

  • 64. 
    The Ribbon, tabs, and command groups are part of the ____. 
    • A. 

      Quick Access Toolbar

    • B. 

      Excel document window

    • C. 

      Microsoft Office Fluent user interface

    • D. 

      Formula bar

  • 65. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 66. 
    A ____ contains column headings or field names in a data source, such as a table or spreadsheet. 
    • A. 

      Filter

    • B. 

      Sheet tab

    • C. 

      Header row

    • D. 

      Workbook

  • 67. 
    ____ can be used to insert dates, times, filenames, the file path, and page numbers automatically. 
    • A. 

      Footers

    • B. 

      Filters

    • C. 

      Fields

    • D. 

      Headers

  • 68. 
    ____ provide useful information on a printed worksheet and are printed in the top margin of every worksheet page. 
    • A. 

      Footers

    • B. 

      Headers

    • C. 

      Fields

    • D. 

      Filters

  • 69. 
    Commands for changing print settings are located on the ____ tab. 
    • A. 

      Page Layout

    • B. 

      View

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      Home

  • 70. 
    Which button is the black arrow pointing to in Figure 18-2 above? 
    • A. 

      Wrap Text

    • B. 

      Merge & Center

    • C. 

      Orientation

    • D. 

      Sort & Filter

  • 71. 
    Case 18-1Martha is a high school math teacher. She has created a worksheet to track her students’ grades. She added two new students to the worksheet today and she wants to make sure the formatting is consistent.Which button should she use to copy the formatting of a cell without copying the contents of the cell? 
    • A. 

      Format Painter

    • B. 

      Copy

    • C. 

      Paste

    • D. 

      Format

  • 72. 
    Case 18-1Martha is a high school math teacher. She has created a worksheet to track her students’ grades. She added two new students to the worksheet today and she wants to make sure the formatting is consistent.Which button should Martha use to add a black line to the bottom of a row of cells that contain the midterm exam grades?
    • A. 

      Font

    • B. 

      Border

    • C. 

      Fill Color

    • D. 

      Font Color

  • 73. 
    Formulas containing more than one operator are called ____.
    • A. 

      Mixed cell references

    • B. 

      Complex formulas

    • C. 

      Absolute cell references

    • D. 

      Relative cell references

  • 74. 
    The formula =$A1 is an example of a(n) ____ cell reference. 
    • A. 

      Relative

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Mixed

    • D. 

      Statistical

  • 75. 
    ____ is a mathematical function. 
    • A. 

      SUM

    • B. 

      AVERAGE

    • C. 

      MAX

    • D. 

      MIN

  • 76. 
    Which formula will produce a result of 48? 
    • A. 

      =8+4*4

    • B. 

      =8*4+4

    • C. 

      =(8+4)*4

    • D. 

      =8/4-4

  • 77. 
    What is the arrow pointing to in Figure 19-1 above? 
    • A. 

      Change Chart Type button

    • B. 

      More button

    • C. 

      Excel Help button

    • D. 

      Error Checking button

  • 78. 
    Case 19-1Macy is the treasurer for a professional organization, and she is compiling the financial data to present to the board members at the next meeting.Macy sees the error #NULL! in a cell of her worksheet. What is likely the problem?
    • A. 

      The column is not wide enough

    • B. 

      Negative data is entered

    • C. 

      The wrong type of argument or operand is used

    • D. 

      A space is used where it isn’t appropriate

  • 79. 
    Case 19-1Macy is the treasurer for a professional organization, and she is compiling the financial data to present to the board members at the next meeting.Macy wants to show the organization’s total dollar amount of dues collected in the cells B2 to B40. Which is the correct formula?
    • A. 

      =COUNT(B2:B40)

    • B. 

      =SUM(B2,B40)

    • C. 

      =SUM(B2:B40)

    • D. 

      =TOTAL(B2:B40)

  • 80. 
    The ____ is the area in the presentation window that contains the slide content.
    • A. 

      Slide pane

    • B. 

      Notes pane

    • C. 

      Outline tab

    • D. 

      Slides tab

  • 81. 
    Case 20-1Ria is responsible for creating a presentation for the upcoming sales conference. She has decided to update a slide show that her coworker created for last year’s conference, so she wants it to have a different look, but she will keep the same basic outline.Ria has chosen a theme that she likes for the presentation, but she isn’t happy with the fonts. Which button will let her customize the fonts?
    • A. 

      Theme Colors

    • B. 

      Theme Fonts

    • C. 

      Theme Effects

    • D. 

      Background Styles

  • 82. 
    Case 20-2Max is creating a book report presentation for his language arts class. He doesn’t have much experience with PowerPoint and is having a difficult time adjusting slide layouts.Max does not have enough placeholders on a slide. What should he do? 
    • A. 

      Add a slide

    • B. 

      View the slide master

    • C. 

      Add text boxes

    • D. 

      Change themes

  • 83. 
    Which button on the Custom Animation task pane allows you to preview an animation? 
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      Remove

    • C. 

      Play

    • D. 

      Slide Show

  • 84. 
    The Insert Hyperlink button is located on the ____. 
    • A. 

      Content placeholder

    • B. 

      Insert tab

    • C. 

      Clip Art task pane

    • D. 

      Animations tab

  • 85. 
    • A. 

      CTRL+V

    • B. 

      CTRL+C

    • C. 

      CTRL+X

    • D. 

      CTRL+P

  • 86. 
    Case 21-2Tanya is creating a slide show of her family’s vacation to Washington, D.C. She wants to include photos, video, and audio.Tanya wants music to play during the entire slide show. Which option will keep the music playing until she exits the slide show?
    • A. 

      Play Sound Automatically

    • B. 

      Max Sound File Size

    • C. 

      Hide During Show

    • D. 

      Loop Until Stopped

  • 87. 
    ____ is the illegal copying or use of programs. 
    • A. 

      Intellectual property

    • B. 

      The Copyright Act

    • C. 

      Shareware

    • D. 

      Software piracy

  • 88. 
    The Blank Database button is located in the ____. 
    • A. 

      Home tab on the Ribbon

    • B. 

      Create tab on the Ribbon

    • C. 

      Navigation pane

    • D. 

      Getting Started with Microsoft Office Access window

  • 89. 
    The ____ key moves the insertion point to the first field in the current record. 
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      End

    • C. 

      Up arrow

    • D. 

      Down arrow

  • 90. 
    Case 22-1Dana has just been hired to create and maintain a database for a local sports organization. The organization has several different sports with many teams and divisions. She is creating the database in Design view.What setting will allow Dana to change the number of characters allowed in a field?
    • A. 

      Primary key

    • B. 

      Field name

    • C. 

      Field properties

    • D. 

      Data type

  • 91. 
    • A. 

      Record

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Object

    • D. 

      Primary key

  • 92. 
    A ____ is a great way to create an object because it asks you questions about the data you want to include and the format of the data. 
    • A. 

      Report

    • B. 

      Query

    • C. 

      Wizard

    • D. 

      Prototype

  • 93. 
    Case 23-1Ryan works in the main office of a pizza restaurant chain. He is updating a database that contains customer contact information used for deliveries. Since it contains addresses, Ryan will use this database to send the customers a special coupon offer through the mail.Ryan wants to create mailing labels. Which button should he click? 
    • A. 

      Report Wizard

    • B. 

      Query Wizard

    • C. 

      Form Wizard

    • D. 

      Labels

  • 94. 
    In a client/server network, the ____ manages network resources. 
    • A. 

      Client

    • B. 

      Server

    • C. 

      Node

    • D. 

      Router

  • 95. 
    The word modem is an acronym for ____. 
    • A. 

      Modern demarcation

    • B. 

      Most demand

    • C. 

      Modulate demodulate

    • D. 

      Modification demonstration

  • 96. 
    Computer information is stored digitally, but information sent over the telephone lines is transmitted in the form of ____. 
    • A. 

      Analog waves

    • B. 

      Bridges

    • C. 

      Air waves

    • D. 

      Fiber optics

  • 97. 
    Antivirus software should ____. 
    • A. 

      Be run when you suspect a problem

    • B. 

      Be run weekly

    • C. 

      Be run monthly

    • D. 

      Always be running

  • 98. 
    Case 24-1Javier has decided to upgrade his communication hardware and get a faster Internet connection. After considering all the options, he has decided to use a wireless Internet service provider.To connect his laptop wirelessly to the Internet, Javier will need a(n) ____. 
    • A. 

      Hub

    • B. 

      Router

    • C. 

      T-1 Line

    • D. 

      Adapter

  • 99. 
    ARPANET was established ____. 
    • A. 

      To provide rules governing the transfer of data

    • B. 

      To regulate the use of domain names

    • C. 

      As a testing ground for new networking technologies

    • D. 

      As a way to build online communities of people who share common interests

  • 100. 
    Which Outlook feature is used to set up appointments and meetings? 
    • A. 

      Contacts

    • B. 

      Calendar

    • C. 

      Tasks

    • D. 

      Mail

  • 101. 
    If the primary addressee does not see that others are copied on the message, it is a “____” copy. 
    • A. 

      Hidden

    • B. 

      Private

    • C. 

      Screened

    • D. 

      Blind

  • 102. 
    The title of the message window contains ____. 
    • A. 

      The sender’s e-mail address

    • B. 

      The recipient’s e-mail address

    • C. 

      The subject line

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 103. 
    Which of the following indicates that it is a reply message? 
    • A. 

      The word Reply in the title

    • B. 

      The letters Re preceding text in the subject line

    • C. 

      The letter R on the envelope icon

    • D. 

      A different color in the title

  • 104. 
    If you are sending or copying an e-mail to more than one person, each e-mail address should be separated by a(n) ____. 
    • A. 

      Colon

    • B. 

      Semicolon

    • C. 

      Comma

    • D. 

      Plus sign

  • 105. 
    To open the dialog box shown in Figure 25-1 above, click ____ on the menu bar, point to New, and then click Folder.
    • A. 

      Create

    • B. 

      File

    • C. 

      Open

    • D. 

      Personal

  • 106. 
    In the e-mail address shown in Figure 25-2 above, which is the domain code? 
    • A. 

      Dolores014

    • B. 

      @

    • C. 

      Verizon

    • D. 

      .net

  • 107. 
    • A. 

      Campus Wide Wi-Fi

    • B. 

      Google Chromebooks (1:1) Ratio

    • C. 

      IPads

    • D. 

      Microsoft Tablets

    • E. 

      Android Tablets

    • F. 

      Better Computers