PC Skills Assessment

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 3148

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PC Skills Assessment

This quiz is to assess basic computer, windows, Internet and misc. Skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To navigate around your desktop or in an application, the most common tool used is a
  • 2. 
    Which of these buttons is used to minimize a window?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    How do you open Sharepoint if there are no icons on the desktop?
    • A. 

      Double click on the desktop to reveal hidden icons.

    • B. 

      Click the start button and select the program from the Partners Application menu.

    • C. 

      Click the start button and select the program from the menu.

    • D. 

      Restart the computer.

    • E. 

      It's not possible to open a program when there are no icons on the desktop.

  • 4. 
    How do you select text to copy or delete in a word document?
    • A. 

      Go to "Edit" at the top of the screen and select "Copy."

    • B. 

      Place the cursor at the beginning of the text you wish to highlight, press the left mouse button and drag the mouse across the text, right click - select "copy".

    • C. 

      Use the backspace key until the cursor reaches the text you wish to select. Press "Ctrl" to select the text.

    • D. 

      Press the "Page Up" key on the keyboard.

    • E. 

      Place the cursor at the beginning of the text you wish to highlight, press the right mouse button and drag the mouse across the text.

  • 5. 
    Which of these buttons is used to close or exit a window?   
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      The program you are using will close.

    • B. 

      Your active window will close.

    • C. 

      The computer will restart.

    • D. 

      A Windows Security box appears with several menu options

    • E. 

      The computer will shut down.

  • 7. 
    Name a popular Search Engine
  • 8. 
    If I decided I wanted to add a word in the middle of this sentence - what would be the two ways I could move the insertion point of the cursor to do that.
    • A. 

      Ctrl +F

    • B. 

      Move my cursor, using the mouse, to where I wanted to add word and left click

    • C. 

      Erase the line and start again

    • D. 

      Backspace to the place I want to add the word

    • E. 

      Use the arrow keys to move the cursor to the necessary insertion point

  • 9. 
    True or False: If you cut text, you cannot paste it to another part of the document.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The ____________ function is an easy way to use the same text on multiple pages
  • 11. 
    In order to insert cut or copied text into your document, you must select this command
    • A. 

      Paste

    • B. 

      Edit

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      Print

    • E. 

      Page Setup

  • 12. 
    Which Icon will open up the Internet                                   A             B           C
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 13. 
    If you wanted to get to Newton-Wellesley Hospital website - what would you type in the above address bar?
  • 14. 
    Which is the correct Icon to select to add a webpage to your Favorites?                        A            B             C             D                E
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 15. 
    Name this Icon
    • A. 

      Back Arrow

    • B. 

      Go to Page

    • C. 

      Forward Arrow

    • D. 

      Move text

    • E. 

  • 16. 
    Go to www.nwh.org. Which are the following items are weblinks on this page - select all that apply
    • A. 

      The picture "Bariatric Surgery - Center of Excellence"

    • B. 

      The word "More"

    • C. 

      "Welcome to Newton-Wellesley Hospital"

    • D. 

      "Why Choose Us"

    • E. 

      "Your Community Hospital"

  • 17. 
    To return to the opening page of a website you need to hit the ___________ Icon.
  • 18. 
    If a webpage takes too long to load, you can hit the _______________ button to try and open it again.
    • A. 

      Start

    • B. 

      Do Over

    • C. 

      Recover

    • D. 

      Home

    • E. 

      Refresh

  • 19. 
    To properly shut down your computer, you can do the followingSelect all that apply
    • A. 

      Hold down power button on computer until it shuts down

    • B. 

      Go to Start button - Shut Down

    • C. 

      Ctrl - Alt - Delete - Shut Down

    • D. 

      Ctrl - F4 key

    • E. 

      You should not shut your computer down - but just log-off at end of day

  • 20. 
    To get assistance at anytime while using and application, you can go to the ________ menu.
  • 21. 
    Select all the ways you can close multiple open windows
    • A. 

      Shut down system

    • B. 

      Right click on each window and hit Close

    • C. 

      Ctrl-Alt- Delete - Task Manager - shut down applications that are running

    • D. 

      Hit the red "X" in top right hand corner of each page

    • E. 

      Ctrl - W

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Backspace takes you back, Delete key takes you forward

    • B. 

      Backspace moves the cursor backwards, Delete key erases text

    • C. 

      Backspace erases everything in front of it, Delete erases everything in back of it

    • D. 

      Backspace erases everything behind it, Delete erases everything in front of it

  • 23. 
    True or False: Alt-Tab will help you navigate through all applications and Windows you have open without having to minimize what you are working on.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    This program is used for spreadsheets, graphs and calculations
    • A. 

      Word

    • B. 

      PowerPoint

    • C. 

      Calculator

    • D. 

      Excel

    • E. 

      InfoMap