Windows 8 Training Basics! Ultimate Trivia Quiz

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Someone who is so used to using windows 7 might needs some windows 8 training basics so as to use the features perfectly. This is because there are a lot accessible to someone using windows 8. Have you bought a windows 8 activated device and are looking for an ultimate trivia quiz to help you figure out how to use it. The quiz below will be perfect for you. Do give it a shot and get to see how much you will see.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How do you get to Computer to check drives?

    • A.

      Crtl + F12.

    • B.

      Windows + E.

    • C.

      Click computer on the desktop view.

    • D.

      Say computer into your microphone.

    Correct Answer
    B. Windows + E.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Windows + E." This key combination is used to open the File Explorer in Windows, which allows you to navigate through your computer's drives and files. It is a quick and convenient way to access and check the drives on your computer.

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  • 2. 

    After disabling UAC on Windows 8 how do you drag and drop an image into the report?

    • A.

      UAC must be enabled to drag and drop.

    • B.

      Right-click copy the image, Right-click paste the image.

    • C.

      Click and hold the image then drag to the image page.

    • D.

      Drag and drop does not work in Windows 8.

    Correct Answer
    D. Drag and drop does not work in Windows 8.
  • 3. 

    What button combo needs to be pressed to open the app bar on the Metro screen?

    • A.

      Windows Key + E

    • B.

      Windows Key + Z.

    • C.

      The A button

    • D.

      Windows Key + Pause/Break

    Correct Answer
    B. Windows Key + Z.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Windows Key + Z. Pressing the Windows Key and Z together opens the app bar on the Metro screen. The app bar is a feature in Windows 8 and later versions that allows users to access additional options and controls for apps. It typically appears at the bottom or top of the screen, depending on the device being used.

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  • 4. 

    In Internet Explorer 10 how do you make visible the address bar in the Metro view?

    • A.

      Hover your mouse near the bottom of the Internet Explorer screen.

    • B.

      Right click in the open Internet Explorer window.

    • C.

      Hover your mouse near the top of the Internet Explorer screen.

    • D.

      Crtl + V

    Correct Answer
    B. Right click in the open Internet Explorer window.
    Explanation
    To make the address bar visible in the Metro view of Internet Explorer 10, you need to right click in the open Internet Explorer window. This action will display a menu where you can select the option to show the address bar.

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  • 5. 

    SureDocs works on Windows 8?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    SureDocs is compatible with Windows 8 operating system.

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  • 6. 

    How do you open a search window from the Metro screen?

    • A.

      Click on the search tile.

    • B.

      Windows key + F.

    • C.

      Windows key + S.

    • D.

      Type the word search.

    Correct Answer
    B. Windows key + F.
    Explanation
    To open a search window from the Metro screen, you can use the keyboard shortcut Windows key + F. This combination of keys will bring up the search function directly on the Metro screen, allowing you to easily search for files, apps, or settings without having to navigate to a separate search tile or type in the word "search".

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  • 7. 

    Is there a view that is similar to the Windows 7 desktop in Windows 8?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, there is a view that is similar to the Windows 7 desktop in Windows 8. Windows 8 introduced a new Start screen interface, but it also provided an option to switch to a more traditional desktop view, similar to Windows 7. This desktop view includes the taskbar, desktop icons, and a Start button, providing a familiar experience for users who preferred the older Windows interface.

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  • 8. 

    What button combo will take you to  Device Manager, Control Panel, Explorer, etc?

    • A.

      Windows key + Q.

    • B.

      Crtl + Shift + Esc.

    • C.

      Windows key + X.

    • D.

      Left, Right, Up, down and then X.

    Correct Answer
    C. Windows key + X.
    Explanation
    Pressing the Windows key + X on a Windows computer will open the Quick Link menu, which provides quick access to various system tools and settings including Device Manager, Control Panel, and Explorer. This shortcut is commonly used to navigate to these important features without having to go through multiple steps or menus.

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  • 9. 

    The start button no longer exists so how do you get to your applications list?

    • A.

      Windows key + A.

    • B.

      Type app on the metro screen.

    • C.

      Click on the app tile.

    • D.

      Windows key + Q.

    Correct Answer
    D. Windows key + Q.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Windows key + Q. This key combination opens the search charm in Windows 8, allowing users to search for applications and access the applications list. Since the start button no longer exists in Windows 8, the Windows key + Q shortcut is a convenient way to quickly access the applications list.

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  • 10. 

    There is not x button to close out of applications when in the Metro mode, how do you close them?

    • A.

      Click the red x.

    • B.

      Windows key + x.

    • C.

      Alt + F4.

    • D.

      Alt + Esc.

    Correct Answer
    C. Alt + F4.
    Explanation
    In Metro mode, there is no X button to close applications. However, you can still close them by using the keyboard shortcut Alt + F4. This shortcut is a common way to close applications in Windows and can be used to close any active window, including those in Metro mode.

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  • 11. 

    Compatibility mode is only available in the desktop view of Internet Explorer 10?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Compatibility mode is a feature in Internet Explorer 10 that allows users to view websites as if they were using an older version of Internet Explorer. This feature is only available in the desktop view of Internet Explorer 10, not in other views or versions of the browser. Therefore, the statement that compatibility mode is only available in the desktop view of Internet Explorer 10 is true.

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  • 12. 

    Seeing as there is not an option in the Metro Internet Explorer 10 to access internet options how would one get there?

    • A.

      In Internet Explorer click the hammer.

    • B.

      Windows key + io.

    • C.

      On the Metro screen type Internet Options.

    • D.

      In Internet Explorer click on the wrench.

    Correct Answer
    C. On the Metro screen type Internet Options.
    Explanation
    To access internet options in Metro Internet Explorer 10, one can simply type "Internet Options" on the Metro screen. This will allow the user to access the desired settings without the need for additional steps or clicking on any specific icons or buttons.

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  • 13. 

    How do you zoom in and out on an Internet Explorer window and in the metro window? 

    • A.

      Ctrl +

    • B.

      Scroll forward

    • C.

      Scroll backward

    • D.

      Ctrl -

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Ctrl +
    D. Ctrl -
    Explanation
    To zoom in and out on an Internet Explorer window and in the metro window, you can use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + to zoom in and Ctrl - to zoom out. This shortcut allows you to quickly adjust the zoom level of the web page or content displayed in the browser window. By pressing Ctrl +, the content will appear larger, making it easier to read or view, while pressing Ctrl - will make the content appear smaller.

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  • 14. 

    When getting the SQL port number how do you open the applications list to access the SQL Server Configuration Manager?

    • A.

      Click start and type in the search bar SQL.

    • B.

      Windows key + S.

    • C.

      Windows key + ?.

    • D.

      Windows key + Q.

    Correct Answer
    D. Windows key + Q.
    Explanation
    To open the applications list and access the SQL Server Configuration Manager, you need to press the Windows key + Q. This combination opens the search bar in Windows, allowing you to search for and access various applications, including the SQL Server Configuration Manager.

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  • 15. 

    Windows 8 only has one font size, 100%?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Windows 8 does not only have one font size, 100%. In fact, Windows 8 allows users to adjust the font size according to their preference. This can be done through the Display settings, where users can increase or decrease the font size to make it more comfortable for reading or viewing. Therefore, the statement that Windows 8 only has one font size is false.

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  • 16. 

    What options are available after clicking Windows key + X?

    • A.

      Internet Explorer 10 options.

    • B.

      Regional settings, clock settings and date/time.

    • C.

      Control panel, event viewer, device manager.

    • D.

      Personilazation and display settings.

    Correct Answer
    C. Control panel, event viewer, device manager.
    Explanation
    After pressing the Windows key + X, a menu called the "Power User Menu" or "Quick Access Menu" appears. This menu provides quick access to various system tools and settings. The options mentioned in the answer (control panel, event viewer, device manager) are commonly found in this menu. They allow users to manage and configure different aspects of their Windows operating system, such as hardware devices, system events, and system settings.

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  • 17. 

    Windows key + R opens the run box?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Pressing the Windows key + R on a Windows computer opens the run box. The run box is a utility that allows users to quickly access programs, files, folders, and other Windows features by typing in commands or the names of the desired items. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used to open the run box and is a convenient way to launch applications or perform various tasks on a Windows computer.

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  • 18. 

    Windows key + D switches between the desktop view and the Metro view?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Pressing the Windows key + D does not switch between the desktop view and the Metro view. Instead, it minimizes all open windows and shows the desktop. To switch between the desktop view and the Metro view, the Windows key is used alone.

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  • 19. 

    Windows key + C opens the Charms view that displays Charms and the time/date/notification overlay. What does it also allow you to do?

    • A.

      Restart the computer.

    • B.

      Shut down the computer.

    • C.

      Switch users.

    • D.

      Hibernate.

    Correct Answer
    B. Shut down the computer.
    Explanation
    The Windows key + C combination opens the Charms view, which displays various options such as Charms, time/date, and notification overlay. Among these options, it also allows the user to shut down the computer.

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  • 20. 

    Under what button in the computer explorer window is the option to show hidden files and make file extensions visible under?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Computer

    • C.

      View

    • D.

      Manage

    Correct Answer
    C. View
    Explanation
    In the computer explorer window, the option to show hidden files and make file extensions visible is located under the "View" button. This button allows users to customize their view settings and toggle the visibility of hidden files and file extensions. By selecting the "View" button, users can access the necessary options to make these changes in the explorer window.

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