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Basic Computer Knowledge

Subject : it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • 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. Network card






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






3. Software & Application






4. Sound card






5. Right click on the folder & select rename and type the new folder name






6. Hardware






7. E-mail






8. Close the window






9. Save information on the disc






10. Files on your computer which contain instructions for the computer






11. Ink-jet &laser






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






13. Store information






14. Restart it






15. Supports hundreds of users simultaneously






16. Double click the folder






17. Software






18. Your friend






19. Taskbar






20. Restart it






21. Windows Explorer






22. Application software






23. Single left click






24. 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






25. Switch






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






27. Ctrl-X






28. Representation of a fact &figure & or idea






29. Select or highlight the text






30. You didn't pay attention to where you saved the file






31. Universal Serial Bus






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






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






34. 1 trillion bytes






35. Performs complex calculations rapidly






36. Search engine






37. Icon






38. Random Access Memory






39. Store information






40. Double click the folder






41. 1 million bytes






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






43. Network






44. 1000 bytes






45. Excel Spreadsheet






46. Spyware






47. Standard layout on most keyboards






48. 1 billion bytes






49. 8 bits or one character






50. Organized & meaningful data