KEYBOARDING   
Basic Computer Test


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1.  Inside the plastic casing of a floppy diskette is a _________ surface that stores information in a form the computer can understand.

Plastic 
Magnetic 
Vinyl 
Hard Metal

 

2.  The CPU is the _________.

Computer Programming Unit 
Central Processing Unit 
Commercial Priority Unit 
Compact Utility Player

 

3.  The “C” drive is the _________.

Hard drive 
CD Rom drive 
Floppy drive 
Soft drive

 

4.  What does RAM stand for?

Raw Action Memory 
Regular Alternative Memory 
Random Access Memory 
Recalled Applied Memory

 

5.  In this address, “c:\mickey.mouse\friends\goofy.doc”, what is the file name?

C: 
mickey.mouse 
friends 
goofy.doc

 

6.  What does the shortcut keys Control + S do?

Select 
Save 
Search 
Style

 

7.  The RAM memory is _________.

Short term memory 
Long term memory 
in Floppy disks 
not necessary

 

8.  Software that directs all the activities and sets all the rules for how the hardware and software work together is called the _________.

Template 
Computer Directory 
Activity Software 
Operating System

 

9.  Before you apply a formatting change to a document, you usually _________by highlighting a section.

Select text 
Cut text 
Paste text 
Print text

 

10.  The organization of files in a computer is similar to __________.

a Dictionary 
an Encyclopedia 
Short cut keys 
a File Cabinet

 

11.  A hyperlink is _________.

a part of a computer chain 
the button that starts your computer 
the button that resets your computer 
a button that takes you to another site

 

12.  The speed of a computer is measured in what?

Mb 
mHz 
Gb 
zHz

 

13.  The _________ is similar to the TV screen and is used to view information on the computer.

CPU 
Monitor 
Text Box 
Auto Format

 

14.  When you view an entire document, including the margins and page numbers, you are _________the document.

Editing 
Previewing 
Highlighting 
Auto Formatting

 

15.  What do you do when you want to change the name or location of a file?

Open 
Save  
Save as
Insert


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