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Computer Literacy

Subjects : literacy, it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Everything to the left except date - closing - written signature - typed name - senders address - comma

2. A weblog or blog - is a listing of text - images - or other objects that are arranged in a chronological order that first started appearing in 1998.

3. Exploring the Internet.

4. Used to advertise different programs or hotels etc.

5. Completes the text for you

6. Allows user to draw or paint & bit mapped images

7. This is a secret code to protect your data and can keep others from accessing your computer.

8. A series of keys to unlock a screen

9. Peripheral that receives or displays output from a computer

10. Light or led that indicates the status of a hardware device

11. A named sub-window of a frames page. This may be scrollable and resizable and may have a border or outline.

12. A design that defines the overall look of characters

13. A command that puts a file away but keeps the program you're in open so that you can continue to work.

14. A program that walks you through MS

15. Recording how long something takes

16. A software program that allows a person to explore the Internet in an easy to use way

17. A website - or web site - is a central location of various web pages that are all related and can be accessed by visiting the home page using a browser

18. E-mail software program by Microsoft that enables users to easily send and receive e-mail on their computer

19. Automatically corrects misspellings on common typos

20. A tool that converts an image or a file.

21. In mouse-based applications - a market moves across the screen when you move the mouse across your desk.

22. Term used to describe a computer keyboard key that has one or more function

23. Where you advertise something

24. An image usually displayed at the top of a page in a Web site - containing text and design elements (often to identify the site).

25. The process of writing data to a storage medium such as a floppy diskette or a hard disk drive

26. A piece of paper used to advertise an event - company - etc.

27. Maximum

28. Alternatively referred to as ANSI art - text art - or word art - ASCII art is the process of forming pictures or art out of the characters available in the ASCII chart

29. A similarity between different objects - documents - etc.

30. The process of launching the web page into the public for use.

31. A computer bridge is a device that connects two local-area networks (LANs) - or two segments of the same LAN.

32. The type of money used in a certain place

33. Any character that is 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - or 0

34. A box that allows a change of the format of text that affects the complete paragraph or is different from other paragraphs in a document.

35. A tab at the bottom left corner of a worksheet that has the worksheet name and other worksheets in the workbook

36. A term used to describe the process of organizing data in a particular order allowing for information to be found easier

37. This is simply a way to send a message from one computer to another.

38. A set of programs that - among other things - controls the way information is loaded into memory - the way the computer works with that information - the way information is stored on a disk - and the way the computer communicates with a printer and o

39. The rectangular area - above the worksheet window - that displays a cell's contents - including numbers - text - and formulas - when you click a cell. You can use the formula bar to enter and edit data in the active cell.

40. A paper printout of what you have prepared on the computer.

41. The actual web page on the domain

42. When referring to multitasking operating systems - background is the place an active program is running but not seen on the computer

43. Electronic signal that is sent as binary digits

44. This is a picture that pops up when you are not using your computer.

45. Term used to describe the process of switching back and forth between settings or between programs

46. Allows you to collapse the documents to see only the main headings or to expand a document to see all the main headings and text.

47. A Microsoft program

48. A discrete collection of information you create with a computer program - including memos - pictures - budgets - text - and so on.

49. A paragraph style that creates a single list element - usually indicated by a 'bullet' character. This is also known as an 'unordered list.'

50. A key on the numeric keypad that confirms a choice or tells a program you're ready to proceed. In most cases - the Return key also serves this function. The ____ button is used to confirm an entry into an active cell. (in spreadsheet applications)