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Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Computer, Internet and email (Gmail & MS Outlook) Basics, Search Better, Internet Security Basics, Google Drive & Docs


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  • 1. 
    What does a computer allow you to do?
    • A. 

      Type documents and send email

    • B. 

      Browse the Internet

    • C. 

      Store and retrieve data

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The most popular operating system for personal computers is ________.
    • A. 

      Mac OSX

    • B. 

      Facebook

    • C. 

      Microsoft Windows

    • D. 

      Ubuntu Linux

  • 3. 
    Applications can be downloaded from the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The cloud allows you to ________.
    • A. 

      Access your email with any computer with an Internet connection

    • B. 

      Automatically back-up your data

    • C. 

      Easily bring your files with you

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Instead of a mouse, many laptops use a(n) ________.
    • A. 

      Optical drive

    • B. 

      Touchpad

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Laser pointer

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a type of monitor port?
    • A. 

      VGA port

    • B. 

      Display port

    • C. 

      DVI port

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The main circuit board in a computer is called the ________.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Dongle

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Power Spply Unit

  • 8. 
    It is possible to connect peripherals to a laptop.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    PDA is short for ________.
    • A. 

      Portable Desktop Application

    • B. 

      Peripheral Data Aggregator

    • C. 

      Parallel Display Adapter

    • D. 

      Personal Digital Assistant

  • 10. 
    A mouse can connect to the computer with a ________ connection.
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      PS/2

    • C. 

      Bluetooth

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Peripherals that can be instantly recognized by your computer are known as ________.    
    • A. 

      Windows Easy Transfer

    • B. 

      Plug and Play

    • C. 

      Accounts

    • D. 

      Browsers

  • 12. 
    To navigate through different folders in Windows, you'll use ________.
    • A. 

      Windows Easy Transfer

    • B. 

      Launchpad

    • C. 

      Windows Explorer

    • D. 

      Finder

  • 13. 
    Some modems include a built-in router.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    To guard against malware, you will need to have ________.
    • A. 

      Antivirus software

    • B. 

      A can of compressed air

    • C. 

      A word processor

    • D. 

      Spyware

  • 15. 
    If a Windows program has become unresponsive, which keys do you press to open the Task Manager?
    • A. 

      Shift+Tab+Enter

    • B. 

      Home, Control, Shift

    • C. 

      Space bar, F1, Tab

    • D. 

      Control+Alt+Delete

  • 16. 
    WYSIWYG is short for ...
    • A. 

      White Yellow System Information With Yellow Gama

    • B. 

      What You See Is What You Get

    • C. 

      Will You See Information When You Give

    • D. 

      When You See It Will Yonder Grow

  • 17. 
    Right mouse clicking will give you _____________.
    • A. 

      Scroll capability

    • B. 

      The ability to change mouse options

    • C. 

      More advanced options

    • D. 

      Shut down

  • 18. 
    A cursor is a small image on the screen indicating where you are pointing; the mouse controls the movement of the cursor.  The cursor  can appear in different forms, including:
    • A. 

      An arrow, which indicates were you are positioned on the screen.

    • B. 

      An I-beam, often blinking, which marks a place on the screen where you can enter selected text.

    • C. 

      A pointing hand, which indicates that you are hovering over a link.

    • D. 

      An hour glass, which indicates that the computer is doing a task. You must wait until it disappears before you can proceed.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    The term Desktop can be described as:
    • A. 

      A. The information that appears on the computer soon after the computer is turned on

    • B. 

      B. Where you will find your mouse

    • C. 

      C. Where you place your computer

    • D. 

      D. The desktop contains a number of icons, or images, tyhat you can clic on to launch programs

    • E. 

      Both A & D

    • F. 

      Both C & D

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Software, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, used to find information on the Web is called a 
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Browser

    • C. 

      Trojan

    • D. 

      Filter

  • 21. 
    In the workplace, is best practice to ______________ your computer when stepping away from your desk.
    • A. 

      Log off

    • B. 

      Cover your monitor

    • C. 

      Transfer files

    • D. 

      Defragment your drive

  • 22. 
    Drag and drop is a mouse gesture in which the user selects a virtual object by "grabbing" it and "dragging" it to a different location or onto another virtual object.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Internet and WWW (World Wide Web) are considered the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A home network is an example of a __________.
    • A. 

      LAN (Local Area Network)

    • B. 

      WAN (Wide Area Network)

    • C. 

      Server

    • D. 

      Token Ring Network

  • 25. 
    Web pages are stored on a __________.
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Server

    • D. 

      Router

  • 26. 
    Telephone service over the internet is known as __________.
    • A. 

      Instant Messaging

    • B. 

      VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol)

    • C. 

      Social Networking

    • D. 

      Silverlight

  • 27. 
    What type of media downloads while it's playing?
    • A. 

      Streaming

    • B. 

      4G

    • C. 

      Wi-Fi

    • D. 

      3G

  • 28. 
    The speed of an internet connection is known as its _________.
    • A. 

      ISP

    • B. 

      Wireless access point

    • C. 

      Bandwidth

    • D. 

      Lightning

  • 29. 
    Which type of internet service uses existing phone lines and allows simultaneous internet and phone usage?
    • A. 

      DSL

    • B. 

      Dial-up

    • C. 

      Cable

    • D. 

      High Speed

  • 30. 
    A URL is usually typed in a browser's __________.
    • A. 

      Google Bar

    • B. 

      Plug-in

    • C. 

      Address Bar

    • D. 

      Site Map

  • 31. 
    What is tabbed browsing used for?
    • A. 

      To automatically bookmark your favourite web sites

    • B. 

      To keep track of which plug-ins you have installed in your browser

    • C. 

      To keep multiple web pages open in the same window

  • 32. 
    The words you type into a search bar are known as __________.
    • A. 

      Googles

    • B. 

      Search results

    • C. 

      Search terms

    • D. 

      Phrases

  • 33. 
    ___________ appear while you're typing to help you improve your search.
    • A. 

      Search Bars

    • B. 

      Icons

    • C. 

      Plug-ins

    • D. 

      Search suggestions

  • 34. 
    Check all that apply. The Internet is:
    • A. 

      A vast, international collection of computer networks that transfer information

    • B. 

      A combination of the world's international network

    • C. 

      Websites and email are part of the Internet

    • D. 

      A collection of routers

  • 35. 
    The World Wide Web operates over the Internet, and it is the most widely used part of the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    A location on the World Wide Web (and Internet) that contains information about a specific topic, that usually contains multiple pages with different types of information about the topic is known as a:
    • A. 

      URL

    • B. 

      Blogger

    • C. 

      Designation

    • D. 

      Website

  • 37. 
    While searching the Internet and to make sure information is reliable or correct, you should always check multiple sources
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    A ________________ is the first thing you see when you come to a website, or the opening page of a website.  It provides information about the site and directs you to other pages on the site.
    • A. 

      Tab

    • B. 

      Home Page

    • C. 

      Browser

    • D. 

      Site Map

  • 39. 
    A Menu is a list of options, or topics on a website that users can choose from.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    A Window is a framed area of a computer screen that appears in front of the web page.  Sometimes the appearance of a window means that you have entered another website.  At other times, it means you may still be on the same website,
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    To move through a website or through various websites is to ________________.
    • A. 

      Scroll

    • B. 

      Sift

    • C. 

      Glaze

    • D. 

      Navigate

  • 42. 
    Identify the correctly written email address below:
  • 43. 
    In addition to email access, most webmail providers also include ______________.
    • A. 

      A. instant messaging

    • B. 

      B. an online address book

    • C. 

      C. an online calendar

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

    • E. 

      E. A and C, but not B

  • 44. 
    Generally, when you receive an email, it will appear in your _________.
    • A. 

      Drafts folder

    • B. 

      Outbox

    • C. 

      Inbox

    • D. 

      Tasks list

  • 45. 
    You can use ___________ to automatically include the same text at the end of every email you send.
    • A. 

      A signature

    • B. 

      An attachment

    • C. 

      An emotion

  • 46. 
    Once you've added contacts to your online contacts list, you'll use that same contact information with different webmail services, including _______________.
    • A. 

      A. email

    • B. 

      B. instant messaging

    • C. 

      C. calendar sharing

    • D. 

      D. B and C, but not A

    • E. 

      E. A, B and C

  • 47. 
    Recurring appointments allow you to ______________________.
    • A. 

      Share your appointments with someone else

    • B. 

      Create multi-day appointments

    • C. 

      Create multiple calandars

    • D. 

      Create future appointments automatically

  • 48. 
    You should always send attachments at their original file size.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    It's best to ignore or delete __________ emails , also known as junk email.
    • A. 

      Draft

    • B. 

      Spam

    • C. 

      Trash

    • D. 

      Archived

  • 50. 
    An email _______ consists of text and/or pictures that Outlook automatically adds to the bottom of outgoing email messages.
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Attachment

    • C. 

      Folder

    • D. 

      Signature

  • 51. 
    What icon does Outlook insert next to email messages in your Inbox to signify that they have attachments?
    • A. 

      Flag

    • B. 

      Paperclip

    • C. 

      Plus sign

    • D. 

      Minus sign

  • 52. 
    What email package do most companies utilize?
    • A. 

      Eudora

    • B. 

      Hotmail

    • C. 

      Microsoft Outlook

    • D. 

      Adobe Creative Suite

  • 53. 
    Outlook allows you to forward email messages to multiple people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    To sign out of Gmail, you'll first need to click ________.
    • A. 

      Mail

    • B. 

      Contacts

    • C. 

      Your Name

    • D. 

      The gear Icon

  • 55. 
    When you sign up for Gmail, you automatically have access to Google Docs, Calendar, and other services.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    To get to your Gmail settings, you'll first need to click ________.
    • A. 

      Mail

    • B. 

      Contacts

    • C. 

      Your email address

    • D. 

      The gear icon

  • 57. 
    Generally, an email that you compose should include ________.
    • A. 

      Recipients

    • B. 

      A subject

    • C. 

      A message in the body field

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 58. 
    Gmail requires that you create a signature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 59. 
    If you want to reply to a group of people, you should use the ________ option.
    • A. 

      Reply

    • B. 

      Reply to all

    • C. 

      Forward

    • D. 

      Signature

  • 60. 
    If you want to remove a message from your Inbox without getting rid of it, use the ________ button.
    • A. 

      Archive

    • B. 

      Report Spam

    • C. 

      Delete

    • D. 

      Labels

  • 61. 
    When you're organizing your Gmail messages, you can apply one or more ________ to categorize them.
    • A. 

      Folders

    • B. 

      Labels

    • C. 

      Stickies

    • D. 

      Spams

  • 62. 
    A Gmail filter can automatically ________ incoming emails.
    • A. 

      Label

    • B. 

      Archive

    • C. 

      Forward

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 63. 
    Which feature in Gmail helps prevent other people from reading your emails on your mobile device?
    • A. 

      Google Sync

    • B. 

      IMAP

    • C. 

      Passcode Lock

    • D. 

      Reply to all

  • 64. 
    Viruses, worms, and Trojan horses are all examples of ______________.
    • A. 

      Filters

    • B. 

      Malware

    • C. 

      Pets that can be seen in a zoo

    • D. 

      Spyware

  • 65. 
    Malware that is spread through security warnings or advertisements for antivirus software is known as ______________.
    • A. 

      Cyber-snooping

    • B. 

      Download files from public newsgrouips

    • C. 

      Scareware

    • D. 

      Phishing

  • 66. 
    When you respond to an email from your bank that asks you to verify your account information, you may become a victim of a ___________ scam.
    • A. 

      Cyber-stalking

    • B. 

      Phishing

    • C. 

      Troll

  • 67. 
    __________ can be added to your computer to track your browsing activity and preferences.
    • A. 

      Cookies

    • B. 

      Flamebaits

    • C. 

      Trojans

    • D. 

      Downloads

  • 68. 
    Imagine you're searching the Internet for hotels in Chicago, Illinois. What should you search for in order to get the most relevant results?
    • A. 

      Hotel

    • B. 

      Hotel illinois

    • C. 

      What are some hotels in chicago

    • D. 

      Hotel chicago

  • 69. 
    In Google, how should you phrase your search if you want to exclude a certain word from your results (for example, "chocolate")?
    • A. 

      Dessert NOT chocolate

    • B. 

      Dessert -chocolate

    • C. 

      Dessert (exclude: chocolate)

    • D. 

      Dessert ~chocolate

  • 70. 
    There is no difference between Google, Yahoo!, Bing, and other popular search engines. They all produce the same search results.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 71. 
    How do you access Google's Advanced Search page?
    • A. 

      Click More on the navigation bar, then choose Advanced Search

    • B. 

      Go to http://www.google.com/advanced

    • C. 

      Click the gear icon on the results page, then choose Advanced Search

    • D. 

      Click the Advanced Search link on the Google homepage

  • 72. 
    When searching for facts on a controversial topic, it's best to stick to reliable, unbiased sources like ________.
    • A. 

      Popular blogs

    • B. 

      Social networking sites

    • C. 

      Wikipedia

    • D. 

      Encyclopedia Britannica Online

  • 73. 
    Imagine your friend has forwarded you an email. The email says that your favorite store will send you a $25 gift card if you fill out a survey on Facebook. Where can you go to find out if the story is true?
    • A. 

      Snopes.com

    • B. 

      Facebook

    • C. 

      ScamFacts.org

    • D. 

      Snoop.com

  • 74. 
    When you store files "in the Cloud," you are __________.
    • A. 

      Storing them in an e-file (electronic file)

    • B. 

      Storing them online

    • C. 

      Storing them in the Cloud folder on your hard drive

    • D. 

      Storing them in a temporary location to be deleted later

  • 75. 
    Google Docs are similar to the files you can create with __________.
    • A. 

      Microsoft Outlook

    • B. 

      Microsoft Office

    • C. 

      Microsoft Silverlight

    • D. 

      Adobe Creative Suite

  • 76. 
    You will need a Google Account to use Google Drive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 77. 
    Dragging files to your Google Drive folder will __________ the files to your Google Drive.
    • A. 

      Copy and upload

    • B. 

      Move, upload and sync

    • C. 

      Copy, but not sync

    • D. 

      Download

  • 78. 
    Whenever you create a new Google Document, it will open in __________.
    • A. 

      The view pane

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      A new browser tab

    • D. 

      The left -navigation pane

  • 79. 
    Gmail is stored ____________.
    • A. 

      On your hard drive

    • B. 

      Online

    • C. 

      In RAM

    • D. 

      And encrypted

  • 80. 
    __________ allow you to group and label your docs.
    • A. 

      Groups

    • B. 

      Folders

    • C. 

      Collections

    • D. 

      Stickers

  • 81. 
    If you want to display specific files while hiding others, you can __________.
    • A. 

      Switch to Grid view

    • B. 

      Choose a color for a folder

    • C. 

      Sync your files

    • D. 

      Apply a filter

  • 82. 
    When you share a Google Doc with someone else, that person can always edit the file.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 83. 
    You will need to __________ a Google document before it can be printed.
    • A. 

      Save

    • B. 

      Convert and download

    • C. 

      Email

    • D. 

      Sync