Basic Computer Key Terms And Features Quiz!

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Basic computer key terms and features quiz! If you are just getting started on your computer classes and want to test out just how much you understand the basics, this quiz is for you. Not only will you learn some terms and what they mean but will get to remember what you have forgotten. Give it a shot and all the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The four arrow keys control the following:
    • A. 

      Cursor movement

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Commands

  • 2. 
    The letter B is struck by the L1 finger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A small desktop computer is not a microcomputer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The M is struck with the R2 finger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Control key, Shift key, and the Alternate key are used  with Function keys to carry out commands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The letter Y is struck with the L1 finger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Shift key on the right of the keyboard is used to capitalize letters on the right side of the keyboard.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The letter X is struck with which of the following fingers.
    • A. 

      L4

    • B. 

      R3

    • C. 

      L2

    • D. 

      L3

  • 9. 
    A joystick is an output device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The printer when ready to communicate with the computer is said to be which of the following?
    • A. 

      Offline

    • B. 

      Online

    • C. 

      Plugged in

    • D. 

      Not connected

  • 11. 
    The period is struck with which of the following fingers?
    • A. 

      R4

    • B. 

      L3

    • C. 

      R3

    • D. 

      Any of the above.

  • 12. 
    The apostrophe is located on the left side of the keyboard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If there is a paper jam in the printer, it is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Online

    • B. 

      Ready to Go

    • C. 

      Off

    • D. 

      Offline

  • 14. 
    In a word processing file, when the Insert key is Off, the overwrite feature is On.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A hard copy is the same as a printout because it comes from which of the following.
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Digital Camera

    • D. 

      Speaker

  • 16. 
    The letter C is struck with which finger.
    • A. 

      R2 finger

    • B. 

      L2 finger

    • C. 

      L1 finger

    • D. 

      R1 finger

  • 17. 
    To capitalize the letter B, you will need to first strike the Shift key with the L4 finger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    For this classroom, when the server is off, the printer is offline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    You turn on the computer, and 'boot' the monitor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The letter V is located at the right of the letter B on the first row.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A microphone is an input device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    To learn the keyboard, you must not look at your fingers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A speaker is an input device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The CPU is not a chip.  It is the name for the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The Q and P keys are struck by which two fingers?
    • A. 

      L4 and R4

    • B. 

      L1 and R1

    • C. 

      R3 and L3

    • D. 

      R4 and L3

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