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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. Modem






2. Network






3. E-mail






4. Select or highlight the text






5. Switch






6. Sound card






7. Adware






8. Programs that enable hardware to perform different tasks &applied software &system software






9. Sends processed data out of the computer






10. Your friend






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






12. Double click the folder






13. Representation of a fact &figure & or idea






14. Windows Explorer






15. Dot matrix






16. Viewing web pages and clicking on hyperlinks






17. Printer






18. Display help for the current application






19. Search engine






20. Application software






21. Adware






22. Standard layout on most keyboards






23. Spyware






24. Restart it






25. Software






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






27. Taskbar






28. Sound card






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






30. Personal Computer






31. A global network of interconnected computers






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






33. Software application used for viewing web pages






34. 1 million bytes






35. Excel Spreadsheet






36. Save all files and restart






37. Spyware






38. 1000 bytes






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






40. Software application used for viewing web pages






41. Netiquette






42. Ctrl-V






43. 1 trillion bytes






44. Performs complex calculations rapidly






45. 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






46. Printers & digital cameras or anything with USB ports






47. Save information on the disc






48. Brain






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






50. H: Drive