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Want A Computer Related Job? Start By Taking This Quiz!

A computer is a machine that can be programmed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. Modern computers can perform generic sets of operations known as programs. These programs enable computers to perform a wide range of tasks. Want A Computer Related Job? Start By Taking This Quiz!


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  • 1. 
    Using the BACKSPACE function on a keyboard, where would the cursor go to delete the word "COMMA?"
    • A. 

      Before the "C"

    • B. 

      After the "C"

    • C. 

      Before the "A"

    • D. 

      After the "A"

  • 2. 
    Using a key board, how would you strike the "ENTER" key?
    • A. 

      ​​​​​​Anchor the "J" finger and extend the semicolon finger

    • B. 

      Shift the "J" finger to the "K"

    • C. 

      ​​​​​Use the "J" finger to strike the key

    • D. 

      ​​​​​​Anchor the thumb on the spacebar

  • 3. 
    To avoid computer-induced eye strain, which of the following practices should be used when working at a computer for long periods of time?
    • A. 

      Continuously use eye drops.

    • B. 

      Reduce the monitor's display resolution.

    • C. 

      ​Take breaks in natural light.

    • D. 

      ​​​​​​Change the background picture.

  • 4. 
    DIRECTIONS: Read the question and select all the options that apply. Select the answers that best describe proper posture when touch keyboarding.
    • A. 

      Body centered at the "H" key

    • B. 

      Fingers curved at home row

    • C. 

      Shoulders rounded forward

    • D. 

      Legs crossed at the ankles for balance

    • E. 

      Wrist elevated above the desk

  • 5. 
    DIRECTIONS: Read the question and choose the best response. A student's computer is running slowly. Which step should you do first to troubleshoot the issue?
    • A. 

      Check the power source to the computer.

    • B. 

      Force quit the application.

    • C. 

      Run a virus scan.

    • D. 

      Press and hold the power button to reboot.

  • 6. 
    What does 1280 x 720 display resolution mean?
    • A. 

      A display capability of 1280 pixels in width and 720 pixels in height.

    • B. 

      A photo with 1280 pixels per millimeter in width and 720 pixels per millimeter in height.

    • C. 

      A printer capability of 1280 dots per inch in width and 720 dots per inch in height.

    • D. 

      A scanner capability 1280 dots per inch in width and 720 dots per inch in height.

  • 7. 
    Which television will produce the sharpest image?
    • A. 

      A television with 1280 x 720 display resolution.

    • B. 

      A television with 1920 x 1080 display resolution.

    • C. 

      A television with 2560 x 1440 display resolution.

    • D. 

      A television with 3840 x 2160 display resolution.

  • 8. 
    In computer programming, the algorithm is used to order data in a particular sequence
    • A. 

      Sort

    • B. 

      Order

    • C. 

      Sequence

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an example of machine-to-machine communication?
    • A. 

      Automated monthly record backup process

    • B. 

      Mass email to department personnel

    • C. 

      VOiP telecommunication system

    • D. 

      Group text

  • 10. 
    A student's computer will not print a document. What is the first step to troubleshoot the problem?
    • A. 

      Reboot

    • B. 

      Check devices to make sure the printer is installed

    • C. 

      Run a diagnostic program

    • D. 

      Disengage antivirus software

  • 11. 
    The laser printer is not producing vivid pictures as it once did. What step should be taken to fix the issue?
    • A. 

      Replace the ink cartridge

    • B. 

      Replace the toner

    • C. 

      Replace the head pin

    • D. 

      Replace the band

  • 12. 
    The print screen function produces what type of file?
    • A. 

      Text file saved to the desktop

    • B. 

      Bitmap image saved to the clipboard

    • C. 

      Bitmap image saved to the desktop

    • D. 

      Text file saved to the clipboard

  • 13. 
    DIRECTIONS: Read the sentence and choose the best response. 13) Gina had exams in the following classes math, history, and science.
    • A. 

      Classes; math, history, and

    • B. 

      Classes: math, history, and 

    • C. 

      Classes, math, history, and

    • D. 

      No change is necessary.

  • 14. 
    Dr. Perez has decided to let an unreasonable, demanding patient go because of the way this man treats his staff members. What would be the most diplomatic yet firm way to address this issue in a letter?
    • A. 

      Your demanding, demeaning and, quite frankly, immature behavior has left me no choice but to tell you to find another physician.

    • B. 

      I am not going to mince words: your behavior is unacceptable and cannot be tolerated in my practice, so you'll need to find another physician.

    • C. 

      I regret to inform you that I will no longer be able to serve as your physician and will send your records to your new physician upon request.

    • D. 

      At this time, I have to make the decision to let you go as a patient for fear of losing my staff, many of whom you have offended and abused.

  • 15. 
    Choose the sentence that is grammatically correct:
    • A. 

      While she was out of town on business a thief broke into her home, stealing her car, her computer and taking her jewelry.

    • B. 

      While she was out of town on business, a thief had broken into her home, stole her car and computer, and took her jewelry. 

    • C. 

      While out of town on business, a thief broke into her home, stole her car, computer, and her jewelry. 

    • D. 

      While she was out of town on business, a thief broke into her home and stole her car, computer, and jewelry. 

  • 16. 
    Choose the sentence that is grammatically correct. 
    • A. 

      The teammates wore special uniforms in honor of their late coach.

    • B. 

      The teammates wore special uniforms in honor of its late coach.

    • C. 

      The teammates had worn special uniforms in honor of their late coach.

    • D. 

      The teammates have worn special uniforms in honor of its late coach.

  • 17. 
    DIRECTIONS: Read the scenario and choose the best response. Katherine is a volunteer basketball coach for the local YMCA. She needs to draft a letter that spells out the expectations for the participants and their parents.  Which would be the most professional closing line for Katherine's letter? 
    • A. 

      I am looking forward to a great season and want to thank you in advance for your cooperation.

    • B. 

      This will be a great season if everyone cooperates and follows the guidelines set forth in this letter. 

    • C. 

      I know that everyone thinks their child is special, but I believe that all of the children are special.

    • D. 

      I appreciate your cooperation and would also like to remind you that as a volunteer, I don't paid. 

  • 18. 
    Marco is a college student interested in the treasurer position for the local chapter of the Nursing Association at his school. He needs to send an email to the president of the association detailing why he believes he is a good candidate.  Which of the following best communicates his strengths?
    • A. 

      I am really into finances, am organized and detail-oriented, and will arrive to meetings on time. 

    • B. 

      My strong math, organizational, and time-management skills make me a good candidate for the position. 

    • C. 

      While good math skills are a plus, I believe that my ability to socialize is what the association needs.

    • D. 

      Being involved in extracurriculars looks good on a resume, so I would like to take on this challenge. 

  • 19. 
    Tina is interested in working as a teacher for an elite private school that rarely has openings. She wants to send her resume, so it is on file in the event a job does become available. Which would be the most professional opening line for her cover letter? 
    • A. 

      I understand that your institution rarely has openings, but I wanted to send you my impressive resume just in case something does pop up.

    • B. 

      While I know you generally only hire people who know current employees, I thought it wouldnt hurt to send my resume along. 

    • C. 

      Please consider my extensive list of credentials as you conduct your end-of-year evaluations, as it  may be a good replacement for someone. 

    • D. 

      Although I understand that there are no current openings, I would like you to have my resume on file in the event a position arises.

  • 20. 
    Ken has been unhappy with his lawn service for quite some time. He needs to give them a 30-day notice to end the contract. DIRECTIONS: Read the question and choose the best response. Which would be the most positive way to end his letter?
    • A. 

      I appreciate your cooperation as we end our business relationship.

    • B. 

      If you give me a discount, I'll reconsider ending my contract.

    • C. 

      I plan on filing a complaint with the Better Business Bureau.

    • D. 

      I would never recommend you to anyone I know.

  • 21. 
    During a heated discussion, the supervisor began to speak slowly and in a low tone in order to keep the participants calm. Which of the following best describes this type of nonverbal communication?
    • A. 

      Haptics

    • B. 

      Kinesics

    • C. 

      Proxemics

    • D. 

      Vocalics

  • 22. 
    Which of the following methods of communication would be the most appropriate for a supervisor to discuss an employee's performance review? 
    • A. 

      Telephone

    • B. 

      Business letter

    • C. 

      Memorandum

    • D. 

      Personal meeting

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is a resume format that highlights experience in a time-delineated layout and is  often used by people who have a strong and consistent work history?
    • A. 

      Chronological

    • B. 

      Integrated

    • C. 

      Targeted

    • D. 

      Functional

  • 24. 
    A sales representative is providing a presentation on the sales from the previous quarter. She wants to  display the sales by each representative. Which format will be the best to use?
    • A. 

      Pie Chart

    • B. 

      Bar Graph

    • C. 

      Line Graph

    • D. 

      Scatter Plot

  • 25. 
    Your manager would like you to have an understanding of sales initiatives and has asked you to sit in  on a staff meeting. What behavior should you employ during the meeting?
    • A. 

      Active Listening

    • B. 

      Critiquing

    • C. 

      Analyzing

    • D. 

      Conflict Management

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