Computer Software Trivia: MCQ Quiz

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Computer Software Trivia: MCQ Quiz

Computer software is generally all the instructions that are given to the computer so that it can perform a given task. Without software, computers cannot perform any task. Do you know how to use some of the tools from the applications we use in computers, such as MS Word or Excel? This quiz will help to test your understanding!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which shortcut in Windows lets you move the insertion point to the start of the previous paragraph?
    • A. 

      Alt + Tab

    • B. 

      Ctrl + I

    • C. 

      Ctrl + Up Arrow

    • D. 

      Alt + F4

  • 2. 
    What Windows keyboard shortcut will highlight a block of text?
    • A. 

      Esc

    • B. 

      Shift With Any Of The Arrow Keys

    • C. 

      Alt+Enter

    • D. 

      Alt+F4

  • 3. 
    Which shortcut key in Windows allows you to display help?
    • A. 

      F2

    • B. 

      F3

    • C. 

      F1

    • D. 

      Control-H

  • 4. 
    Which shortcut in Windows allows you to search for a file or folder?
    • A. 

      F2

    • B. 

      F3

    • C. 

      Alt + Esc

    • D. 

      Ctrl + X

  • 5. 
    Which shortcut key in Windows allows you to refresh the active window?
    • A. 

      Ctrl+F4

    • B. 

      F3

    • C. 

      Ctrl+Left Arrow

    • D. 

      F5

  • 6. 
    What Windows keyboard combination will display the shortcut menu for the selected item?
    • A. 

      Ctrl+V

    • B. 

      Backspace+Esc

    • C. 

      Shift+Delete

    • D. 

      Shift+F10

  • 7. 
    What Windows keyboard shortcut will launch the Task Manager?
    • A. 

      Ctrl + Right Arrow

    • B. 

      Shift + Ctrl + Esc

    • C. 

      Ctrl + Down Arrow

    • D. 

      Ctrl + Left Arrow

  • 8. 
    What is a derivation of an application called?
    • A. 

      Anti-Aliasing

    • B. 

      Broadband

    • C. 

      Browser

    • D. 

      Applet

  • 9. 
    What is the program called that searches the database of domain names?
    • A. 

      WHYWHO

    • B. 

      WHOIS

    • C. 

      WHATIS

    • D. 

      WHOWAS

  • 10. 
    Which software company makes Access?
    • A. 

      Macromedia

    • B. 

      Microsoft

    • C. 

      Lavasoft

    • D. 

      Oracle

  • 11. 
    What does the programming language "COBOL" stand for?
    • A. 

      COmmon Business Oriented Language

    • B. 

      COmplex Boring Outdated Language

    • C. 

      COre Business Oriented Language

    • D. 

      Carr's Original Boy's Own Language

  • 12. 
    What are applications which run on the Macintosh OS X Dashboard called?
    • A. 

      Widgets

    • B. 

      Gadgets

    • C. 

      Gizmos

    • D. 

      Maclets

  • 13. 
    To what does the "Three Finger Salute" refer?
    • A. 

      Wiring Issues On A Motherboard

    • B. 

      Keyboard Combo That Forces A Reboot

    • C. 

      Three Keys In A Row

    • D. 

      Rude Hand Gesture

  • 14. 
    What is the most common program used to read PDF files?
    • A. 

      Internet Explorer

    • B. 

      Adobe Reader

    • C. 

      Adobe Acrobat

    • D. 

      Microsoft Excel

  • 15. 
    What operating system was introduced by Sun Microsystems in 1991?
    • A. 

      BEOS

    • B. 

      SunOS

    • C. 

      Solaris

    • D. 

      OS/2

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