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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. Close the window

2. Network

3. Taskbar

4. Save all files and restart

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

6. Ctrl-X

7. Bookmark

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

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

10. Adware

11. Modem

12. Switch

13. Brain

14. 1 trillion bytes

15. Save information on the disc

16. Ctrl-C

17. Windows Explorer

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

19. Store information

20. Performs complex calculations rapidly

21. Taskbar

22. Ctrl-V

23. Standard layout on most keyboards

24. Select or highlight the text

25. Printers & digital cameras or anything with USB ports

26. Hardware

27. 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

28. Search engine

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

30. Single left click

31. Switch

32. Search engine

33. Organized & meaningful data

34. Modem

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

36. Display

37. Single left click

38. Netiquette

39. Binary digit

40. Viewing web pages and clicking on hyperlinks

41. E-mail

42. Spyware

43. Representation of a fact &figure & or idea

44. Random Access Memory

45. Windows Explorer

46. Your friend

47. Close the window

48. H: Drive

49. Display help for the current application

50. Supports hundreds of users simultaneously