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Basic Computer Knowledge

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Printer

2. Windows Explorer

3. Random Access Memory

4. Network

5. Network card

6. Save all files and restart

7. Double click the folder

8. Display help for the current application

9. Standard layout on most keyboards

10. Inkjet &less expensive device &print high quality color images cost effective &laser jet-more expensive device &faster printing speed &color lasers are becoming less expensive

11. Modem

12. Supports hundreds of users simultaneously

13. 1000 bytes

14. Your work will be lost when you close the program if you don't.

15. Gathers data as input - Processes data and information - Stores data and information - Outputs data or information

16. Your friend

17. Hardware

18. Application software

19. Software

20. Printer

21. Bookmark

22. Brain

23. Display

24. Spyware

25. Random Access Memory

26. Icon

27. Single left click

28. Devices used to enter information or instructions into the computer

29. Dot matrix

30. Your friend

31. Windows Explorer

32. All-in-one &plotters &thermal

33. Screens are grids made up of millions of pixels &each pixel is composed of red &blue & and green subpixels & picture element is sandwiched between two transparent layers to form images

34. Any part of the computer you can touch &physical components

35. Portable computer

36. Performs complex calculations rapidly

37. Hold down the Ctrl key and select the desired items

38. Adware

39. Ctrl-X

40. Organized & meaningful data

41. Double click the folder

42. Close the window

43. Switch

44. Display

45. Ctrl-V

46. Adware

47. Devices used to enter information or instructions into the computer

48. Select or highlight the text

49. Used at a single location

50. CRT (cathode ray tube) &LCD (liquid crystal display)