Basic Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Are you in sync with the digital age? Today, computers have become more of a necessity rather than a luxury. Do you agree? How well are you coping with the advances in technology? For starters, why don't you test your "Basic Computer Skills"? Ready to be tested?

How do you boot up a computer? Hope your answer doesn't have anything to do with laces! Are you familiar with word processors and spreadsheets too? Can you handle them with ease? There's more where those came from! We have an array of quizzes that will help you assess your basic computer skills. You might just learn a few things here and there as well. Boot up and take the challenge with these quizzes!
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Are you applying for a job, and they have required you to take essential computer skills exam when you show up for the interview? The quiz below covers the basics of what you are most likely to be asked. Give it a try and all the...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 115212   |  Last updated: Jul 14, 2020
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    How do you open a program such as Microsoft Word when there are no icons on the desktop?

Here we are with an interesting quiz on the basics of computer! Fundamental computer knowledge is one of the things that every employer looks for in an employee. Do you remember all your essential computer lessons? The...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 47850   |  Last updated: Oct 6, 2020
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    WWW stands for:

Questions: 18  |  Attempts: 23606   |  Last updated: Jul 28, 2020
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    What do you call a portable computer?

Some computer knowledge is important and it puts someone in a better place to work easier and store information. Have you had some basic computer training that you would like to take on a test drive? This Quiz is about basic...

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 10737   |  Last updated: Jan 17, 2019
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    What type of device is a computer monitor?

People require some basic knowledge in using computers. Some of them are randomly clicking or tapping buttons and menus or making multi-finger gestures to activate functions in an application or to jump to other sections of a...

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 6007   |  Last updated: May 10, 2018
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    How do you open a program such as a Microsoft Word when there are no icons on the desktop?

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What happens when you press Ctrl-Alt-Delete?
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What does "desktop" mean?
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What performs arithmetic and logical operations?
An arithmetic-logic unit (ALU) is the part of a computer processor (CPU) that carries out arithmetic and logic operations on the operands in computer instruction words. In some processors, the ALU is divided into two units, an arithmetic unit (AU) an
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