Computer Software Trivia

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Computer Software Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 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      COmplex Boring Outdated Language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