Windows XP Test For New Computer

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Windows XP Quizzes & Trivia

A test for new computer users.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When i click on the start button i open the...

    • A.

      Start Key

    • B.

      Start Menu

    • C.

      Start Option

    • D.

      Start Program

    • E.

      Control Starting program Operating System

    Correct Answer
    B. Start Menu
    Explanation
    When clicking on the start button, the action opens the Start Menu. The Start Menu is a graphical user interface element used in Windows operating systems. It provides access to various features and functions, such as programs, settings, documents, and search functionality. By selecting the Start Menu option, users can navigate and launch applications, access system settings, and perform other tasks on their computer.

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  • 2. 

    Windows XP is a(n)?

    • A.

      Operating System

    • B.

      Operating Machine

    • C.

      Windows Vista

    • D.

      Recycling Bin

    • E.

      Start Button

    Correct Answer
    A. Operating System
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Operating System" because Windows XP is a computer operating system developed by Microsoft. It provides a platform for running applications and managing computer hardware.

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  • 3. 

    I switch on the computer and i type in my password. I have now ......

    • A.

      Logged on

    • B.

      Turned off the computer

    • C.

      Opened the control panel

    • D.

      Created a new user

    • E.

      Switched the monitor on

    Correct Answer
    A. Logged on
    Explanation
    The action of switching on the computer and typing in the password suggests that the person is accessing their user account and gaining access to the computer system. This process is commonly referred to as "logging on" to the computer.

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  • 4. 

    What does www stand for?

    • A.

      World Wide Web

    • B.

      Wonderful Wedding Wellies

    • C.

      Wacky Wide Websites

    • D.

      Wondering Wide Web

    • E.

      World Wide Websites

    Correct Answer
    A. World Wide Web
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "World Wide Web." The acronym "www" stands for World Wide Web, which is a system of interconnected hypertext documents accessed through the internet. It was created by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 and has revolutionized the way information is shared and accessed globally.

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  • 5. 

    The other day i had a problem with a computer. the hard drive was making a noise. I had to replace the 320GB and bought a 500GB. What is another name for Hard Drive?

    • A.

      Hard Disk

    • B.

      Hard Golf

    • C.

      Motherboard

    • D.

      RAM

    • E.

      CPU

    Correct Answer
    A. Hard Disk
    Explanation
    A hard disk is another name for a hard drive. It is a storage device used in computers to store and retrieve digital information. It consists of one or more spinning disks coated with magnetic material, which allows data to be written and read using a read/write head. The hard disk is responsible for storing the operating system, software applications, and user files on a computer.

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  • 6. 

    What is the bar at the bottom of teh desktop called?

    • A.

      Taskbar

    Correct Answer
    A. Taskbar
    Explanation
    The bar at the bottom of the desktop is called the taskbar. It is a horizontal bar that displays open programs, icons, and the start button. The taskbar allows users to switch between open windows, access shortcuts, and monitor running applications. It is an essential component of the desktop interface, providing easy navigation and quick access to frequently used programs and files.

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  • 7. 

    What is the place where delted files are stored called?

    • A.

      Recycle bin

    • B.

      Recycling bin

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Recycle bin
    B. Recycling bin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "recycle bin" or "recycling bin". This is the location where deleted files are temporarily stored before they are permanently removed from the system. The recycle bin acts as a safety net, allowing users to restore accidentally deleted files or empty the bin to free up storage space.

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