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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. Excel Spreadsheet






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






3. Double click the folder






4. 8 bits or one character






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






6. Search engine






7. Hardware






8. Universal Serial Bus






9. Save information on the disc






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






11. Your friend






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






13. Close the window






14. A global network of interconnected computers






15. 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






16. Central Processing Unit






17. Modem






18. 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






19. All-in-one &plotters &thermal






20. Netiquette






21. Printer






22. Restart it






23. Software & Application






24. Display






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






26. Bookmark






27. Supports hundreds of users simultaneously






28. Spyware






29. H: Drive






30. Used at a single location






31. Random Access Memory






32. 8 bits or one character






33. Netiquette






34. Brain






35. Ctrl-V






36. Restart it






37. Sends processed data out of the computer






38. Ctrl-C






39. Icon






40. 1 trillion bytes






41. Close the window






42. Standard layout on most keyboards






43. 1000 bytes






44. Organized & meaningful data






45. Icon






46. Performs complex calculations rapidly






47. Software






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






49. Sound card






50. Ctrl-X