Instructions: Select the correct answer
1. What can we use to “talk” to a computer?
a keyboard
a mouse
a microphone
all of the above

2. What is a URL?
a keyboard
an Internet address
a hard drive
a turkey

3. Where is your computer desktop?
on the screen
on the keyboard
on the Internet
on the CPU

4. Which holds the most information?
a floppy disk
a book
a compact disk
a baseball bat

5. Where do your pointer fingers rest on the home row?
a and k
f and j
d and k
r and u

6. To speak into the microphone you must:
put it in your mouth
speak quietly
put it on your mouth
all of the above

7. A keyboard is an input device.

True or False

8. A computer is not much use without an operating system.

True or False

9. Speakers are an example of an output device.

True or False

10. When I’m finished working on the computer, I can just turn it off by pushing the off button.

True or False

11. Text you can click on to move to another spot on the Internet is called:
font
hypertext
password

12. You must double-click:
always
on hypertext
on icons

13. The software that allows you to surf the Internet is your:
browser
email
hardware

14. Case sensitive means:
not suitable for all ages
correct capital and lower case letters are necessary
your feelings will be hurt

15. A webmaster is one who:
creates a website
knows how to surf the Internet
teaches Internet usage

16. .com indicates:
that the website sells something
that the website is a commercial one
nothing

17. Drag and drop means:
Putting something in your recycle file
Moving documents from one computer to another
Clicking and holding to move something to another spot

18. Writing an email message in all capital letters:
indicates yelling and is rude
is helpful for the recipient
doesn’t matter

19. A group of many computers all over the world that are all connected to each other is called:
software
the Internet
online service
modem

20. Getting onto the Internet is called:
software
going online
email

21. Going from one place to another on the Internet is called:
the World Wide Web
email address
surfing the net

22. A huge collection of electronic pages containing information about many different subjects is called:
the World Wide Web
email address
surfing the net

23. A connection between two Web pages is a link.
True
False

24. The home page is the first thing you see when you get online.
True
False

25. Copying a file from another computer to your computer is called:
downloading
uploading
link

26. Which one is not an output device?

Printer
Monitor
Keyboard
Modem

27. Which one works as an output and input device?

Modem
Scanner
Mouse
Monitor

28. All computers must have:

Word processing software
An operating system
A printer attached
A virus checking program

29. The brain of the computer is called:

Random Access Memory or RAM
Central Processing Unit or CPU
Read Only Memory or ROM
BIOS

30. An operating system is:

Integrated software
CD-ROM software
Application software
System software

31. Software is:

A computer program
A set of instructions
All of the above
Only in operating systems

32. One MB is equal to:

The amount of RAM in every computer
1 billion bytes
1024KB
1 thousand bytes

33. The resolution of a printer is measured in:

Megabits
Hz
Dots per inch (DPI)
Inches (diagonal)

34. Windows and Macintosh computers:

Are both manufactured by Motorola
Both use Intel microprocessors
Use the same operating system
Are not compatible

35. A computer port is used to:

Communicate with other computer peripherals
Download files from the web
Communicate with all hard drives
Connect computers together

36. Which computer is the fastest?

PII 600MHz
PIII 600MHz
Pentium 600MHz
486 Turbo

37. Which hard disk will be able to store more information?

24MB
2400KB
24Gig
240MB

38. In order for your computer to play music you need:

A network card and speakers
A sound card and speakers
Nothing more than the internal speaker
A CD-ROM drive

39. In order to access the World Wide Web you need:

An Internet connection, an Internet Service Provider and browser software
Only Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator
A modem and a browser
Nothing. All computers can access the Internet

40. If you have two different printers attached to your computer:

It is not possible to have two printers attached to a single computer
You need to install a single printer driver
You need to use application software that can recognize both printers
You need to install two different printer drivers in order to be able to print to either printer

41. Which file extensions indicate only graphics files?

BMP and DOC
JPEG and TXT
TXT and STK
BMP and GIF

42. Which Windows program do you use to manage folders and files?

Windows Explorer
Windows Accessories
Microsoft Office
Windows Control Panel

43. What is a URL:

An email address
The title of a web site
The address of a page on the World Wide Web
A communication method between computers and printers

44. Which media holds more information?

Floppy diskette
DVD
CD-ROM
Zip drive

45. Which one is an email address:

http://vianet.com/index.htm

D:\\Email\Standard
joesmart@billme.com
Chaminade.org/teachers/mailaddresses

FILL IN THE BLANK…

46. What does the X in Mac OSX stand for?

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