Test Knowledge Of Windows XP Basic Computer Operation

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Windows XP is something that we all have used at one point of time in our lives. Test your knowledge of Windows XP basic computer operation with this interesting quiz that we have brought right here for you. The quiz has various different questions to test knowledge of Windows XP's basic operation and basic computer vocabulary and operation. So, let's go for it and give your best shot. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following would NOT turn off the computer in the Computer Lab?
    • A. 

      Click Start, Shut Down, OK

    • B. 

      Click "Control, Alt, Delete" and select "Shut Down."

    • C. 

      Press and hold the power button for 8-10 seconds.

    • D. 

      Press ESC on the keyboard.

  • 2. 
    Location of Start Button, active programs, Quick Launch, and current time:
    • A. 

      My Computer

    • B. 

      Windows

    • C. 

      Task Bar

    • D. 

      Desktop

  • 3. 
    Click here to access drives (C, Floppy, Flash Drive, CD/ROM, Network Drives):
    • A. 

      Programs

    • B. 

      My Computer

    • C. 

      My Documents

    • D. 

      Internet Explorer

  • 4. 
    When you delete an object, Windows XP sends it here:
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      My Documents

    • C. 

      Task Bar

    • D. 

      Recycle Bin

  • 5. 
    An icon with an arrow in the lower left-hand corner for quick access:
    • A. 

      Shortcut

    • B. 

      Folder

    • C. 

      Document

    • D. 

      File

  • 6. 
    Click this button to shut down the computer:
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      My Documents

    • C. 

      Start

    • D. 

      Programs

  • 7. 
    "Icon" is another word for:
    • A. 

      Picture

    • B. 

      Label

    • C. 

      Button

    • D. 

      Program

  • 8. 
    The operating system for computers in Computer Lab:
    • A. 

      Vista

    • B. 

      Windows XP

    • C. 

      MAC OS

    • D. 

      Windows 2000

  • 9. 
    The Operating System functions like a human:
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Eye

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Lung

  • 10. 
    Why should we shut off the monitors when we shut down computers in the lab?
    • A. 

      The monitors might blow up if we don't.

    • B. 

      Our documents will be lost if we don't.

    • C. 

      It saves electrical power and money.

    • D. 

      It saves memory on the computer.

  • 11. 
    What is the function of the single left click on the computer mouse?
    • A. 

      Activate

    • B. 

      Open menu of options

    • C. 

      Scroll

    • D. 

      Select

    • E. 

      Drag and release

  • 12. 
    What is the function of the right click on the computer mouse?
    • A. 

      Activate

    • B. 

      Open menu of options

    • C. 

      Scroll

    • D. 

      Select

    • E. 

      Drag and release

  • 13. 
    What is the function of the wheel on the computer mouse?
    • A. 

      Activate

    • B. 

      Open menu of options

    • C. 

      Scroll

    • D. 

      Select

    • E. 

      Drag and release

  • 14. 
    What is the function of the left click plus hold on the computer mouse?
    • A. 

      Activate

    • B. 

      Open menu of options

    • C. 

      Scroll

    • D. 

      Select

    • E. 

      Drag and release

  • 15. 
    Computers in the Computer Lab should NOT have the following on the desktop?
    • A. 

      Type to Learn shortcut

    • B. 

      Powerpoint shortcut

    • C. 

      Word shortcut

    • D. 

      Word documents

    • E. 

      My documents shortcut

  • 16. 
    Which of the following are software (not hardware)? Check all that apply:
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Type to Learn

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Keyboard

    • E. 

      Program

  • 17. 
    In the Windows XP Tutorial “Shutting Down a Frozen Program”, the user is told to depress the following to open the Task Manager:
    • A. 

      START, Task Manager, Stop

    • B. 

      CTRL/ALT/Delete, Processes

    • C. 

      Right Click, Task Manager, Stop

    • D. 

      File, Task Manager, Exit

  • 18. 
    In the Windows XP Tutorial “Running Disk Cleanup”, the user is told to access Disk Cleanup by depressing the following:
    • A. 

      Start, All Programs, Maintenance, Disk Cleanup

    • B. 

      Start, Control Panel, PC Maintenance, System Tools, Disk Cleanup

    • C. 

      Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, Disk Cleanup

    • D. 

      File, Task Manager, Disk Cleanup

  • 19. 
    In the Windows XP Tutorials, the tutorial in Section A, "Very Basic," defines the bar at the bottom of the desktop as:
    • A. 

      Start Menu

    • B. 

      Control Panel

    • C. 

      Taskbar

    • D. 

      Command Area

  • 20. 
    In the Windows XP Tutorials Desktop Basics, Section B, "Using Active Directory (Searching), the commands to find a program, document, or file is:
    • A. 

      Start, All Programs, Find

    • B. 

      Start, Control Panel, Search

    • C. 

      Start, Search

    • D. 

      My Documents, File, Search

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