Windows XP Questions! Trivia Knowledge! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is a set of computer instructions, called a computer program, that controls the allocation of hardware such as memory, disk devices, printers, and CD ROM and DVD drives and provides the capability for you to communicate with the computer?
    • A. 

      Workstation

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      Network

  • 2. 
    How many bits does the Windows XP operating system used for addressing and other purposes?
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      64

    • C. 

      96

  • 3. 
    A _________ is a computer that controls access to the hardware and software on a network and provides centralized storage for programs, data, and information.
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Workstation

    • C. 

      Monitor

  • 4. 
    A computer that is connected to a server.
    • A. 

      Workstation

    • B. 

      User interface

    • C. 

      Windows XP

  • 5. 
    A ____ is the combination of hardware and software that you use to communicate with and control the computer.  You are able to make selections on the computer, request information from the computer, and respond to messages displayed by the computer. 
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      User interface

    • C. 

      Hardware

  • 6. 
    ______ show names of every computer user on the computer.
    • A. 

      Welcome screen

    • B. 

      User interface

    • C. 

      Outlook

  • 7. 
    To access windows XP after you turn your computer on, ________________
    • A. 

      Click on your user name

    • B. 

      Click on the menu button

    • C. 

      Click on the start button

  • 8. 
    A graphical user interface, of GUI, is 
    • A. 

      A user interface that displays graphics in addition to text when it communicates with the user.

    • B. 

      User interface that displays names in addition to text when it communicates with the user.

    • C. 

      A user interface that displays property's of XP in addition to text when it communicates with the user.

  • 9. 
    A/n __________ allows you to create a new user, change or remove an existing user, and change user information.  
    • A. 

      Control panel

    • B. 

      Administrator

    • C. 

      User interface

  • 10. 
    In the control panel, all that can be changed is the
    • A. 

      User icon, user name, user password and account type.

    • B. 

      User name, user icon, user picture and user account.

    • C. 

      User icon, user status bar, user colors and password

  • 11. 
    What are the manipulations that a mouse can do?
    • A. 

      Pointing, viewing screen tips, clicking, selecting, double-clicking and right-clicking.

    • B. 

      Pointing, clicking, underlining, selecting, double-clicking, and right-clicking.

    • C. 

      Pointing, viewing screen tips, clicking, selecting, triple-clicking and right-clicking.

  • 12. 
    ______ means you move the mouse across a flat surface until the mouse pointer rests on the item of choice.
    • A. 

      Point

    • B. 

      Manipulate

    • C. 

      Click

  • 13. 
    _____________ means you press and release the primary mouse button, which in most cases, is the left mouse button.  
    • A. 

      Click

    • B. 

      Point

    • C. 

      Manipulate

  • 14. 
    ______________  your computer opens your user account and makes the computer available for use.  
    • A. 

      Logging on

    • B. 

      Using

    • C. 

      Starting

  • 15. 
    The __________ allows you to launch a program quickly, find or open a document, change the computer's settings, obtain Help, shut down the computer, and perform many more tasks.  
    • A. 

      Start button

    • B. 

      Task bar

    • C. 

      Notification area

  • 16. 
    The __________ shown at the bottom of the screen contains the Start button, taskbar button area, and notification area.  
    • A. 

      Task bar

    • B. 

      Start button

    • C. 

      Notification area

  • 17. 
    The task bar button area contains buttons to indicate
    • A. 

      Which windows are open on the desktop.

    • B. 

      Which windows are open in the notification area.

    • C. 

      Which windows are open on the welcome screen

  • 18. 
    The notification area contains the 
    • A. 

      Show hidden icons buttons, three notification icons and the current time.

    • B. 

      Show hidden icon buttons, five notification icons and the current date.

    • C. 

      Show hidden icon buttons, two notification icons and the current time.

  • 19. 
    The __________________________ indicates that one or more inactive icons are hidden from view in the notification area.
    • A. 

      Show hidden icons button

    • B. 

      Show hidden task bar button

    • C. 

      Show hidden mouse button

  • 20. 
    The _________ is the shape of a block arrow.
    • A. 

      Mouse pointer

    • B. 

      Mouse button

    • C. 

      Mouse bar

  • 21. 
    The notification icons in the notification area provide quick access to programs on the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Nearly every item on the Windows XP desktop is considered an object.  Even the desktop itself is an object.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Every ______ has properties.  The ______ of an _______ are unique to that specific object and may affect what can be done to the object or what the object does. 
    • A. 

      Object, properties, object

    • B. 

      Object, prosperous, object

    • C. 

      Object, profile, object

  • 24. 
    The _________ allows you to easily access the most useful items on the computer. 
    • A. 

      Start menu

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Control panel

  • 25. 
    What is a menu?
    • A. 

      A list of related menus

    • B. 

      A list of related commands

    • C. 

      A list of icons

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