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Are you acquainted with the parts of a computer, and do you think you can pass this quiz? The primary examples of the computer elements include the keyboard, which helps you communicate with the hardware. The mouse is a helpful device that allows you to work with graphic objects that the computer shows on the monitor. Each part of the equipment plays an important role. Try the quiz to see how much you know about computer parts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Input refers to?

    • A.

      Data

    • B.

      Programs

    • C.

      Commands

    • D.

      User responses

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the Above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the Above" because input refers to various forms of information that are provided to a system or program. It can include data, programs, commands, and user responses. Therefore, all the options mentioned in the question are valid examples of input.

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  • 2. 

    What are the general parts of a computer?

    • A.

      Memory

    • B.

      CPU

    • C.

      Input Devices

    • D.

      Output Devices

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the Above
    Explanation
    The general parts of a computer include memory, CPU, input devices, and output devices. Memory refers to the storage space where data and instructions are stored for immediate use. The CPU (Central Processing Unit) is the brain of the computer that performs calculations and executes instructions. Input devices allow users to input data or commands into the computer, such as keyboard and mouse. Output devices display or provide the results of the computer's processing, like a monitor or printer. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the Above" as it includes all the mentioned general parts of a computer.

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  • 3. 

    The most commonly used input device is?

    • A.

      Mouse

    • B.

      Numeric Keypad

    • C.

      Keyboard

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. Keyboard
    Explanation
    The keyboard is the most commonly used input device because it allows users to input text and commands into a computer or other electronic device. It consists of a set of keys, including letters, numbers, symbols, and function keys, which can be pressed to generate corresponding characters or perform specific actions. The keyboard is widely used for various purposes, such as typing documents, sending emails, playing games, and navigating through software interfaces. Therefore, it is the correct answer as it is the primary input device used by most computer users.

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  • 4. 

    The cursor can be?

    • A.

      Underline character

    • B.

      Rectangle

    • C.

      Vertical Bar

    • D.

      All of Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of Above
    Explanation
    The cursor can be represented in different ways depending on the context and the software being used. It can be an underline character, a rectangle, or a vertical bar. The choice of cursor representation is typically determined by the software designer and can vary based on the specific functionality or user interface requirements. Therefore, the correct answer is that the cursor can be all of the above options.

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  • 5. 

    Pointing devices allow the user to control an on-screen symbol called the?

    • A.

      Arrow

    • B.

      The Moving Thing

    • C.

      Mouse Pointer

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. Mouse Pointer
    Explanation
    Pointing devices, such as a mouse, allow the user to control the on-screen symbol known as the mouse pointer. The mouse pointer is a small arrow-shaped symbol that moves across the screen as the user moves the mouse. This allows the user to interact with and navigate through different elements and options on the screen. Therefore, the correct answer is "Mouse Pointer".

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  • 6. 

    The primary advantage of a mouse?

    • A.

      You must have empty desk space

    • B.

      You must move your hand off the keyboard and place it on the mouse.

    • C.

      It is easy to use

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. It is easy to use
    Explanation
    The primary advantage of a mouse is that it is easy to use. This means that users can navigate and interact with their computer or device effortlessly by simply moving the mouse. It eliminates the need to memorize complex keyboard shortcuts or commands, making it a user-friendly input device. Additionally, the ease of use of a mouse allows for precise and accurate pointing and clicking, enhancing productivity and efficiency.

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  • 7. 

    Pen input devices allow the user to use the pen to?

    • A.

      Input data using hand-written charters

    • B.

      As a pointing device like a mouse

    • C.

      Gesture, which is a way of issuing commands.

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the Above
    Explanation
    Pen input devices allow the user to input data using handwritten characters, just like writing with a pen on paper. They can also be used as a pointing device, similar to a mouse, allowing the user to navigate and interact with the computer. Additionally, pen input devices support gestures, which are a way of issuing commands by making specific movements or patterns with the pen. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the Above" as pen input devices offer all these functionalities.

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  • 8. 

    Other pointing devices are?

    • A.

      Light pen

    • B.

      Digitizer

    • C.

      Graphics Tablet

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Light pen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Light pen. A light pen is a pointing device that is used to select and interact with objects on a computer screen by directly touching the screen. It is a handheld device that emits a beam of light, and when the light pen touches the screen, it detects the position and sends the corresponding information to the computer. Other pointing devices mentioned in the options, such as digitizer and graphics tablet, are also used for inputting data or interacting with a computer, but they are not specifically referred to as light pens.

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  • 9. 

    UPC stands for?

    • A.

      Universal price code

    • B.

      Universal product code

    • C.

      Universal piece code

    • D.

      Universal bar code

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. Universal product code
    Explanation
    the bars identify the package and provide other information about it, such as its price or delivery status.

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  • 10. 

    Magnetic Ink Character Recognition is mostly used by? (Hint:  you get $ there :))

    • A.

      Hospitals

    • B.

      Police departments

    • C.

      Fire departments

    • D.

      Banks

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. Banks
    Explanation
    Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) is a technology that uses magnetic ink to print characters that can be easily read by machines. It is primarily used by banks for processing checks. The magnetic ink allows the machines to quickly and accurately read the information on the checks, such as the account number and the amount. This technology helps to streamline the check processing system and reduce errors. Therefore, the correct answer is Banks.

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  • 11. 

    Multimedia input devices consist primarily of electronics contained on a separate card, such as?

    • A.

      Sound card

    • B.

      Video card

    • C.

      All of the Above

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. All of the Above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the Above" because multimedia input devices, such as sound cards and video cards, are separate cards that contain electronics. These cards are responsible for processing and handling multimedia input, such as sound and video signals, and converting them into a format that can be understood by the computer. Therefore, all the options provided (sound card and video card) are types of multimedia input devices that are contained on separate cards.

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  • 12. 

    Areas, where voice input is used, are?

    • A.

      Data entry

    • B.

      Command and control

    • C.

      Speaker recognition

    • D.

      Speech to text

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the Above
    Explanation
    Voice input is used in various areas such as data entry, command and control, speaker recognition, and speech to text. In data entry, voice input allows users to input data using their voice instead of typing. Command and control systems use voice input to execute commands and control various devices or systems. Speaker recognition technology uses voice input to identify and authenticate individuals based on their unique voice patterns. Speech to text technology converts spoken words into written text, enabling users to dictate text instead of typing. Therefore, all of the above options correctly represent areas where voice input is used.

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  • 13. 

    Output printed to a page is called?

    • A.

      Printout

    • B.

      Page print

    • C.

      Hard copy

    • D.

      Soft copy

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Printout
    Explanation
    The output that is physically printed onto a page is commonly referred to as a printout. This term is widely used to describe the physical copy of a document or information that has been printed from a computer or other device. It distinguishes the printed version from the digital or electronic form of the information, which is known as a soft copy. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "Printout".

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following is a report?

    • A.

      Internal report

    • B.

      External report

    • C.

      Narrative report

    • D.

      Detail report

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the Above
    Explanation
    All of the options listed are types of reports. An internal report is a document prepared within an organization for internal use. An external report is a document prepared for individuals or organizations outside of the company. A narrative report is a report that presents information in a storytelling format. A detail report provides comprehensive and in-depth information on a particular subject. Therefore, all of these options can be considered as different types of reports.

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  • 15. 

    Multimedia is the combination of?

    • A.

      Text and graphics

    • B.

      Text and video

    • C.

      Video and sound

    • D.

      Graphics and sound

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the Above
    Explanation
    Multimedia refers to the integration of various forms of media, such as text, graphics, video, and sound. It encompasses the combination of all these elements to create a more interactive and engaging experience for the user. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the Above" as it includes all the possible combinations mentioned in the options.

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  • 16. 

    Impact printers transfer the image by____________

    • A.

      Striking the paper, ribbon, and charter together

    • B.

      Spraying ink on the page

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Striking the paper, ribbon, and charter together
    Explanation
    Impact printers transfer the image by striking the paper, ribbon, and character together. This means that the printer uses a physical mechanism to create the image on the paper. The paper is struck by a ribbon that contains ink, and a character, such as a letter or symbol, is imprinted onto the paper through this process. This method is different from spraying ink on the page, which is used in non-impact printers such as inkjet printers. Therefore, the correct answer is "Striking the paper, ribbon, and character together."

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  • 17. 

    Dot-matrix printers come in______

    • A.

      9-pin heads

    • B.

      24-pin heads

    • C.

      64-pin heads

    • D.

      Both A and B

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and B
    Explanation
    Dot-matrix printers come in both 9-pin heads and 24-pin heads. 9-pin heads are generally used for basic printing tasks and produce lower quality prints, while 24-pin heads are capable of producing higher quality prints with more detail. Therefore, the correct answer is "Both A and B" as dot-matrix printers can have either 9-pin or 24-pin heads. The options "64-pin heads" and "All of the Above" are incorrect as there is no mention of dot-matrix printers having 64-pin heads in the question.

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  • 18. 

    An Example of a nonimpact printer is______________

    • A.

      Ink-jet printer

    • B.

      Page printer

    • C.

      Laser printer

    • D.

      Thermal printer

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the Above
    Explanation
    All of the options listed - ink-jet printer, page printer, laser printer, and thermal printer - are examples of nonimpact printers. Nonimpact printers do not use a striking mechanism, such as a typewriter, to produce characters on paper. Instead, they use methods like spraying ink, heating toner, or using light beams to create images or text on the paper. Therefore, all of the options provided are correct examples of nonimpact printers.

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  • 19. 

    Other types of printers are?

    • A.

      Single label printers

    • B.

      Bar code label printer

    • C.

      Portable printer

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the Above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the Above" because the question asks for other types of printers, and all the options listed - single label printers, bar code label printers, and portable printers - are indeed different types of printers. Therefore, all of these options are correct and fall under the category of "other types of printers."

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  • 20. 

    Each dot that is illuminated on the CRT screen is called?

    • A.

      A dot

    • B.

      A pixel

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. A pixel
    Explanation
    A pixel is the smallest unit of display on a CRT screen that can be illuminated. It is a combination of the words "picture" and "element". Therefore, the correct answer is "A pixel".

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  • 21. 

    Flat panel displays are?

    • A.

      A thin display screen that does not use a CRT

    • B.

      A Television like device

    • C.

      All of the Above

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. A thin display screen that does not use a CRT
    Explanation
    Flat panel displays are a type of display screen that is thin and does not use a CRT (Cathode Ray Tube). Unlike traditional bulky CRT televisions, flat panel displays are sleek and lightweight, making them ideal for modern devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops. They use technologies like LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) or LED (Light Emitting Diode) to produce high-quality images and videos. Therefore, the correct answer is "A thin display screen that does not use a CRT."

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  • 22. 

    Other output devices are

    • A.

      Data projectors

    • B.

      Plotters

    • C.

      Computer output microfilm

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the Above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the Above" because the statement "Other output devices are Data projectors, Plotters, Computer output microfilm" implies that these are additional output devices apart from the ones mentioned earlier. Therefore, the answer indicates that all the mentioned devices (including printers, monitors, and speakers) are considered as output devices.

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  • 23. 

    Secondary storage is also called?

    • A.

      Faster storage

    • B.

      Auxiliary storage

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. Auxiliary storage
    Explanation
    Secondary storage is also referred to as auxiliary storage because it serves as an additional storage medium for data that is not actively being used by the computer's processor. Unlike primary storage (such as RAM), secondary storage devices like hard drives and solid-state drives can retain data even when the power is turned off. This allows for long-term storage of files and programs that are not currently in use, making it a useful complement to primary storage. Therefore, "auxiliary storage" is an appropriate term to describe secondary storage.

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  • 24. 

    What does CPU stand for?

    • A.

      Central Processing Unit

    • B.

      Computer Processing Unit

    • C.

      Computer Power Unit

    • D.

      Central Power Unit

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Central Processing Unit
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Central Processing Unit. The CPU is the primary component of a computer that performs most of the processing inside the computer. It is responsible for executing instructions, performing calculations, and managing data flow between different parts of the computer. The CPU is often referred to as the "brain" of the computer as it controls and coordinates all the activities of the computer's hardware and software.

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  • 25. 

    Before a hard disk is formatted, it can be divided in to separate areas called?

    • A.

      Sectors

    • B.

      Areas

    • C.

      Partitions

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Sectors
    Explanation
    Before a hard disk is formatted, it can be divided into separate areas called sectors. Sectors are the smallest units of storage on a hard disk and they are used to organize and store data. Each sector has a fixed size and can hold a specific amount of data. Therefore, the correct answer is "Sectors."

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  • 26. 

    What are the two different types of memory?

    • A.

      Primary and Electric

    • B.

      Primary and Secondary

    • C.

      Secondary and Magnetite

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. Primary and Secondary
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Primary and Secondary. Primary memory refers to the main memory of a computer system, which includes RAM (Random Access Memory) and ROM (Read-Only Memory). Secondary memory, on the other hand, refers to external storage devices like hard drives, solid-state drives, and optical drives, which are used for long-term storage of data. Both primary and secondary memory play crucial roles in a computer system, with primary memory being used for immediate data access and secondary memory providing larger storage capacity.

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  • 27. 

    Optical disks are made by?

    • A.

      Magnetic pulse.

    • B.

      Impact on a disk

    • C.

      Laser

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. Laser
    Explanation
    Optical disks are made using a laser. A laser is used to burn pits into the surface of a disk, which represent the data being stored. These pits are then read by a laser beam when the disk is being accessed. The laser technology allows for precise and accurate data storage and retrieval on optical disks. Magnetic pulse and impact on a disk are not methods used in the creation of optical disks, making them incorrect options.

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  • 28. 

    A circuit board that contains most of the electronic components of the system unit is?

    • A.

      Father board

    • B.

      Mother board

    • C.

      Main board

    • D.

      Both B and C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both B and C
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Both B and C". The term "motherboard" and "mainboard" are often used interchangeably to refer to the circuit board that houses most of the electronic components of the system unit. These components include the CPU, memory, and various connectors for peripherals. Therefore, both "motherboard" and "mainboard" are correct terms to describe this circuit board.

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  • 29. 

    RAM stand for___________

    • A.

      Random access memory

    • B.

      Real access memory

    • C.

      Real fast memory

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Random access memory
    Explanation
    RAM stands for Random Access Memory. This is a type of computer memory that allows data to be read from or written to in almost equal amounts of time regardless of the physical location of data inside the memory. It is called "random access" because any storage location can be accessed directly, without having to go through the preceding locations. Therefore, the correct answer is "Random access memory".

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  • 30. 

    ROM stand for____________

    • A.

      Random access memory

    • B.

      Read memory

    • C.

      Read only memory

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. Read only memory
    Explanation
    ROM stands for Read Only Memory. It is a type of computer memory that stores data permanently and cannot be modified or erased. Unlike Random Access Memory (RAM), which is volatile and loses data when the power is turned off, ROM retains its data even when the power is off. It is used to store firmware and other essential software that needs to be permanently stored in a computer or electronic device. Therefore, the correct answer is "Read only memory."

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  • 31. 

    An example of a coprocessor is?

    • A.

      Math coprocessor

    • B.

      Graphics coprocessor

    • C.

      All of the Above

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. All of the Above
    Explanation
    A coprocessor is a specialized processing unit that assists the main processor in performing specific tasks. A math coprocessor is designed to handle complex mathematical calculations, while a graphics coprocessor is responsible for rendering and displaying graphics. Both of these are examples of coprocessors, as they work alongside the main processor to improve performance and efficiency in their respective areas. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the Above" as it includes both math coprocessor and graphics coprocessor.

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  • 32. 

    Which of the following is Secondary Memory?

    • A.

      RAM

    • B.

      ROM

    • C.

      Magnetic Hard Disk

    • D.

      Electric Memory

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. Magnetic Hard Disk
    Explanation
    Secondary memory refers to the storage devices that are used to store data permanently, even when the power is turned off. RAM (Random Access Memory) and ROM (Read-Only Memory) are primary memory devices, as they are used for temporary storage and do not retain data when the power is off. On the other hand, a magnetic hard disk is a secondary memory device as it can store large amounts of data permanently. Electric memory is not a recognized term, so it is not a secondary memory device. Therefore, the correct answer is Magnetic Hard Disk.

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  • 33. 

    One major type of system software is called?

    • A.

      Operating system software

    • B.

      Utility Software

    • C.

      Application software

    • D.

      Game software

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Operating system software
    Explanation
    Operating system software is a major type of system software that manages and controls the computer hardware and software resources. It provides a platform for other software applications to run on and ensures the smooth functioning of the computer system. The operating system handles tasks such as memory management, file management, process management, and device management. It acts as an intermediary between the user and the hardware, allowing users to interact with the computer system effectively. Utility software, application software, and game software are not system software, but rather different types of software that run on top of the operating system.

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  • 34. 

    Alt + F4 is a keyboard alternative for what?

    • A.

      Close a menu without making a choice

    • B.

      Exit a program

    • C.

      Help

    • D.

      Move through open windows

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Exit a program
    Explanation
    Alt + F4 is a keyboard alternative that allows users to exit a program. By pressing these keys simultaneously, the current program or window that is active will be closed. This shortcut is commonly used to quickly close applications or programs without having to navigate through menus or use the mouse.

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  • 35. 

    What does GUI stand for?

    • A.

      Get User Information

    • B.

      Graphical Used Interaction

    • C.

      Graphical User Interface

    • D.

      Give User Interaction

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. Graphical User Interface
    Explanation
    GUI stands for Graphical User Interface. It is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical elements such as icons, buttons, and menus. GUIs provide a visual representation of the system's functions and make it easier for users to navigate and operate the device or software.

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  • 36. 

    Alt + Tab is a keyboard alternative for what?

    • A.

      Close a menu without making a choice

    • B.

      Exit a program

    • C.

      Help

    • D.

      Move through open windows (open a new windows tab)

    • E.

      Non of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Move through open windows (open a new windows tab)
    Explanation
    Alt + Tab is a keyboard alternative that allows users to switch between open windows or applications on a computer. By pressing the Alt key and then the Tab key, users can cycle through the various open windows and select the one they want to switch to. This feature is particularly useful when multitasking or when needing to quickly switch between different programs or documents.

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  • 37. 

    What does MS-DOS stand for?

    • A.

      Microsoft Desk Opening System

    • B.

      Microsoft Disk Operating System

    • C.

      Personal Computer Disk Operating System

    • D.

      Make sure disk opens safely

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Microsoft Disk Operating System
    Explanation
    MS-DOS stands for Microsoft Disk Operating System. It was an operating system developed by Microsoft for IBM-compatible personal computers. MS-DOS provided a command-line interface and was widely used in the 1980s and early 1990s. It allowed users to navigate and manage files on their computer's disk drives.

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  • 38. 

    In Microsoft Word, to change the margins for the page you click on what menu and select what?

    • A.

      Format menu and select paragraph

    • B.

      Tools menu and select options

    • C.

      Edit menu and select repeat typing

    • D.

      File menu and select page setup

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. File menu and select page setup
    Explanation
    To change the margins for the page in Microsoft Word, you need to go to the File menu and select Page Setup. This option allows you to adjust the margins of the document according to your preference. The Format menu and select Paragraph option is incorrect as it is used to modify the formatting of paragraphs, not the page margins. The Tools menu and select Options option is also incorrect as it is used for customizing Word's settings, not for changing page margins. Similarly, the Edit menu and select Repeat Typing option is unrelated to changing page margins. Therefore, the correct answer is File menu and select Page Setup.

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  • 39. 

    In Microsoft Word, the Show/Hide Codes button does what?

    • A.

      Shows codes for missed spelled words

    • B.

      Shows codes for paragraph marks, tabs, and spaces

    • C.

      Shows codes for bad grammar

    • D.

      All of Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. Shows codes for paragraph marks, tabs, and spaces
    Explanation
    The Show/Hide Codes button in Microsoft Word allows users to view the formatting codes for paragraph marks, tabs, and spaces. This feature is useful for understanding and troubleshooting formatting issues in a document. It does not show codes for misspelled words or bad grammar. Therefore, the correct answer is "Shows codes for paragraph marks, tabs, and spaces."

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  • 40. 

    In Microsoft Word, Vertical Centering is what?

    • A.

      Text is centered between the left and right margins

    • B.

      Text is aligned to the left margin

    • C.

      Text is aligned to the right margin

    • D.

      Text is centered vertically between the top and bottom margins

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. Text is centered vertically between the top and bottom margins
    Explanation
    Vertical centering in Microsoft Word refers to the alignment of text between the top and bottom margins. This means that the text is positioned in the middle of the page vertically, creating equal spacing above and below the text. It is different from aligning the text to the left or right margins, as it focuses on the vertical positioning rather than the horizontal alignment.

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  • 41. 

    In Microsoft Word, the bullets and numbering feature lets you?

    • A.

      Create numbered paragraphs

    • B.

      Use symbols instead of the traditional round dot or square bullet.

    • C.

      Create bulleted paragraphs

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the Above
    Explanation
    The bullets and numbering feature in Microsoft Word allows users to create numbered paragraphs, use symbols instead of the traditional round dot or square bullet, and create bulleted paragraphs. This means that all of the options listed are correct and can be done using this feature.

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  • 42. 

    In Microsoft Word, to change the line spacing you click on what menu and select what?

    • A.

      Format menu and select paragraph

    • B.

      Tools menu and select options

    • C.

      Edit menu and select repeat typing

    • D.

      File menu and select page setup

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Format menu and select paragraph
    Explanation
    To change the line spacing in Microsoft Word, you would click on the Format menu and select paragraph. This option allows you to adjust the spacing between lines in your document. The other menu options mentioned, such as Tools menu and select options, Edit menu and select repeat typing, and File menu and select page setup, do not provide the specific option to change line spacing. Therefore, the correct answer is Format menu and select paragraph.

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  • 43. 

    In Microsoft Word, the cut procedure allows you to

    • A.

      Copy selected text from the screen and temporarily place it on the clipboard

    • B.

      Delete selected text from the screen and it is gone forever

    • C.

      Cut or delete selected text from the screen and temporarily place it on the clipboard

    • D.

      All of the Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. Cut or delete selected text from the screen and temporarily place it on the clipboard
    Explanation
    The cut procedure in Microsoft Word allows you to remove selected text from the screen and temporarily store it on the clipboard. This means that the text is not permanently deleted, but rather held in a temporary storage area where it can be pasted elsewhere in the document or in a different document. This option is useful when you want to move or transfer text from one location to another without having to retype or recreate it.

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  • 44. 

    In Microsoft Word, moving text is done by which method?

    • A.

      Cut and Paste

    • B.

      Drag and Drop

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both A and B
    Explanation
    Both A and B are correct answers because in Microsoft Word, you can move text by using the "Cut and Paste" method, where you first cut the text from its original location and then paste it to the desired location. Additionally, you can also move text by using the "Drag and Drop" method, where you simply click and hold the text, drag it to the desired location, and then release the mouse button to drop the text in its new position.

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  • 45. 

    In Microsoft PowerPoint, what is the default layout for the first slide in every presentation?

    • A.

      Title slide

    • B.

      Bulleted list

    • C.

      Blank

    • D.

      Title only

    Correct Answer
    A. Title slide
    Explanation
    The default layout for the first slide in every presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint is the Title slide. This layout typically includes a large title at the top of the slide and a smaller subtitle or content placeholder below it. It is commonly used to introduce the topic or theme of the presentation and provide basic information about the presenter or organization.

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  • 46. 

    In Microsoft Word, center alignment is what?

    • A.

      Text is centered between the left and right margins

    • B.

      Text is aligned to the left margin

    • C.

      Text is aligned to the right margin

    • D.

      Text is centered vertically between the top and bottom margins

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Text is centered between the left and right margins
    Explanation
    Center alignment in Microsoft Word refers to the positioning of text in such a way that it is evenly spaced between the left and right margins. This means that the text is neither aligned to the left nor the right margin, but rather positioned in the center of the page. The option "Text is centered vertically between the top and bottom margins" is not applicable to center alignment, so the correct answer is "Text is centered between the left and right margins".

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  • 47. 

    To select text in Microsoft Word you can?

    • A.

      Use the keyboard by holding down the shift key and the arrow keys

    • B.

      Use the keyboard in combination with the mouse

    • C.

      Use the mouse by dragging the mouse pointer over the desired text

    • D.

      All of Above

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of Above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of Above". This is because in Microsoft Word, you can select text using multiple methods. You can use the keyboard by holding down the shift key and the arrow keys to select text in a specific direction. You can also use the keyboard in combination with the mouse, such as holding down the Ctrl key and clicking to select non-contiguous text. Additionally, you can use the mouse by dragging the mouse pointer over the desired text to select it. Therefore, all of these methods are valid ways to select text in Microsoft Word.

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