Concurrent Review Pre-employment Computer Proficiency

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Concurrent Review Pre-employment Computer Proficiency


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  • 1. 
    What is a search engine?
    • A. 

      A program that monitors your surfing behavior on the Internet

    • B. 

      A website where you can type in key words and search for them in millions of web pages

    • C. 

      A website where you can click on hundreds of pictures

  • 2. 
    What does the "Reply to All" e-mail function do?
    • A. 

      It will generate a reply message to all of the recipients of the message.

    • B. 

      It will send a reply message to every entry in your address book.

    • C. 

      It will generate a reply message only to the sender of the message.

    • D. 

      This function is not possible.

  • 3. 
    What is an icon?
    • A. 

      A tiny picture on the screen that is for a program, file, or folder.

    • B. 

      a tiny picture for the hard drive only.

    • C. 

      A tiny music file.

  • 4. 
    In Microsoft Word 2007, a squiggly red line under a word means
    • A. 

      Check your grammar

    • B. 

      Word does not have a synonym match

    • C. 

      The word is misspelled

    • D. 

      The dictionary is full

  • 5. 
    To copy text, you
    • A. 

      Highlight it, right click, and select 'copy'

    • B. 

      Highlight it, go to file, and select 'copy'

    • C. 

      Highlight it and click the copy button on the toolbar

    • D. 

      Highlight it, type ctrl c

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    How do you open a program such as a Microsoft Word when there are no icons on the desktop?  
    • A. 

      Right click to reveal all icons.

    • B. 

      It is not possible to open program if no icons are on the desktop.

    • C. 

      Restart the computer.

    • D. 

      Cick the start button and select program from the menu

  • 7. 
    How do you attach files using Microsoft Outlook?
    • A. 

      Click on the button labeled "Forward" and then "Open."

    • B. 

      Click on the paper clip icon and then "Open."

    • C. 

      Right click with the mouse and select "Follow Up."

    • D. 

      This function cannot be done unless the file is at least 25MB.

  • 8. 
    What type of file extension can a Microsoft Word document NOT be "saved as"?
    • A. 

      .doc

    • B. 

      .pdf

    • C. 

      .rtf

    • D. 

      .xls

  • 9. 
    How would you print one paragraph of text from a web page without printing the whole page?
    • A. 

      Go to file and click "Print Preview."

    • B. 

      Go to file and click "Print." Check the box labeled "Print Selection," then click "Print."

    • C. 

      Press the "print" button on the toolbar at the top of the screen.

    • D. 

      Highlight the text you want to print. Press the "Print" button on the toolbar at the top of the screen.

    • E. 

      Highlight the text you want to print. Go to file and click "Print." Check the box labeled "Print Selection," then click "Print."

  • 10. 
    If you needed to open a different website without disrupting the work you're currently working on in one window, what would the best practice be to open that new site without losing your place?
    • A. 

      Minimize your current window, then click on your web browser icon on your desktop to open a new window.

    • B. 

      Click on the link, get the data you need, then press the back button to go back to your old page you were working on.

    • C. 

      Open a new window by clicking File, then New Window

    • D. 

      Exit your current window by clicking the X in the top right-hand corner. Then open a new window.

  • 11. 
    Have you ever used a digital calendar or scheduling system? (Like Google Calendar, Outlook, iCal, Blackberry Calendar, etc)
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    If you were surfing the internet and you needed to copy some information over to another window and place it into a form, the best practice would be to ______________.
    • A. 

      Cut and Clip

    • B. 

      Copy and Paste

    • C. 

      Hammer and Nail

    • D. 

      Write it down, switch windows, and put the information in manually. That's the only way

  • 13. 
    How do you properly shut down a computer?
    • A. 

      Press the power switch on the front of the CPU to turn off the machine.

    • B. 

      Press the power button on the front of the monitor.

    • C. 

      Go to the "Start" button and select "Shut Down."

    • D. 

      Go to the "Start" button and select "Log Off."

    • E. 

      Press the "Shut Down" key on the keyboard.

  • 14. 
    How do you rename a file saved on your computer?
    • A. 

      Right click on the file name and choose "Rename File." Type the new file name.

    • B. 

      Left click on the file name and choose "Rename File." Type the new file name.

    • C. 

      Open the file. Click "Edit" at the top left of the screen and select "Rename."

    • D. 

      Open the file. Click "File" at the top left of the screen and select "Save."

    • E. 

      Open the file. Click "File" at the top left of the screen and select "Rename."

  • 15. 
    What happens when you press "Ctrl-Alt-Delete"?
    • A. 

      The computer will self-destruct.

    • B. 

      The program you are using will close.

    • C. 

      Your active window will close.

    • D. 

      The computer will restart.

    • E. 

      A menu of programs available on the computer will pop up on the desktop.

  • 16. 
    If you ever have a computer problem that you cannot fix, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Try every solution you find when googling the problem.

    • B. 

      Just keep rebooting your computer and hope it goes away on its own

    • C. 

      Ask an IT professional to help.

  • 17. 
    What is the best way to protect your computer while eating at your workstation?
    • A. 

      Cover your keyboard with a napkin

    • B. 

      You should not be eating at your workstation

    • C. 

      Push all of the computer stuff to the back of the desk

    • D. 

      Just turn the computer off while eating

  • 18. 
    What does download mean?
    • A. 

      To install a program.

    • B. 

      To get a picture file.

    • C. 

      To add extra memory.

    • D. 

      To get a file from someone else’s computer and save it onto your computer

  • 19. 
    When you hold the left mouse button down and drag it over text or pictures, you are ______________.
    • A. 

      Highlighting

    • B. 

      Covering

    • C. 

      Deleting

    • D. 

      Typing

  • 20. 
    Which of the following statements are good advice?
    • A. 

      Think before you post information online - once posted it's difficult to remove.

    • B. 

      Always keep your password a secret.

    • C. 

      Tell your parents if you are upset by language, pictures or anthing on the internet.

    • D. 

      Be careful who you trust online.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Why shouldn't you type in capital letters?
    • A. 

      Some people can't read all capital letters.

    • B. 

      It looks like you are shouting and people will think you are rude.

    • C. 

      It is poor grammar.

    • D. 

      It isn't good for the computer to always type in capital letters.

  • 22. 
    Is it possible to have more than one program open at the same time?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 23. 
    If an application you are using becomes locked up and says “Not Responding” in the title bar, you should
    • A. 

      Hold the power button down for 7 seconds and shut off the computer

    • B. 

      Press Control/Alt/Delete simultaneously and bring up the Task Manager and end the application that is not responding.

    • C. 

      Leave that application alone and use another application on the computer that can do the same work.

    • D. 

      Press Control/Alt/Delete simultaneously and launch the Device Manager and end the application that is not responding.

    • E. 

      Right-Click on My Computer and select Task Manager, highlight the program that is not responding and click on “End Program”.

  • 24. 
    To save a file, you.....
    • A. 

      Double click on it.

    • B. 

      Print it.

    • C. 

      Highlight it then click on the floppy disk symbol.

    • D. 

      Click on file, then save as.

    • E. 

      Both C and D are correct.

  • 25. 
    What does downloading from the Internet mean?
    • A. 

      Retrieving files from the Internet

    • B. 

      Lowering your game level on the Internet

    • C. 

      Viewing web pages on the Internet

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