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Computer Literacy Exam

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Where should you save your work?
P:\ Drive
What does CPU stand for?
Central Processing Unit
You have opened My Computer and are looking at a folder. To view the contents of that folder, you would most likely
double click the folder
One way to rename a folder is to
right click on the folder, select rename and type the new folder name
You can't find a file you know you saved on your computer. The most likely reason is that
you didn't pay attention to where you saved the file
If you want to browse the contents of your hard drive which program would be most useful
Windows Explorer
Right Click is
Your friend
Before you copy or cut text in a word document you must first
select or highlight the text
When using a word processing program such as microsoft word it is necessary to save your work to a file because
your work will be lost when you close the program if you don't.
Keyboard shortcuts are a way to execute commands that would normally be done using the mouse. They keyboard shortcut for the CUT command is
Ctrl-X
Double clicking in the very top left hand corner of a window will
close the window
To select items in a list that are not contiguous you can *Contiguous means that items are not right next to one another
Hold down the Ctrl key and select the desired items
A type of computer program designed to display advertisements on your computer is known as
adware
Computer "Software" refers to
files on your computer which contain instructions for the computer
Keyboard shortcuts are a way to execute commands that would normally be done using the mouse. They keyboard shortcut for the paste command is
Ctrl-V
What type of software application would be best suited for creating a chart to manipulate personal financial data such as income and expenses
Excel Spreadsheet
A type of computer program that collects personal information without your consent is known as
spyware
Keyboard shortcuts are a way to execute commands that would normally be done using the mouse. They keyboard shortcut for the copy command is
Ctrl-C
Pressing F1 will
display help for the current application
Other terms for "Computer Program" are
Software, Application
This is where you will find the start menu, quick launch area, list of open windowns or programs, and the system tray.
Taskbar
A small graphic that represents something on your computer is a
icon
To "Burn" a CD or DVD means to
save information on the disc
Your computer seems to have stopped working, or it has "frozen" you should
save all files and restart
To "reboot" your computer means to
restart it
Mozilla, Firefox, Notepad, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Winamp, and Internet Explorer are all examples of
application software
In computer technology PC stands for
Personal Computer
A device which will allow you to connect multiple computers together in your house for the purpose of sharing informations is a
switch
RAM stands for
Random Access Memory
Another term for a computer monitor is
display
The CPU is commonly referred to as the
Brain
USB is the acronym for
Universal Serial Bus
Your computer speakers plug in to the
Sound card
The purpose of the hard drive is to
store information
USB ports on your computer allow you to connect
printers, digital cameras or anything with USB ports
This device is used for sending and receiving data over a telephone line
Modem
A network adapter is also referred to as
network card
The term "Internet" refers to
A global network of interconnected computers
When you click on a link (hyperlink) you typically need to
single left click
www.google.com is an example of a
search engine
The phrase "surfing the internet" refers to
viewing web pages and clicking on hyperlinks
"Web Browser" is a
software application used for viewing web pages
a way to mark your favorite websites and return to them without writing in the address
bookmark
two or more computers that can communicate together
network
an abbreviation for electronic mail which is a letter or memo sent to a person or group electronically over the Internet
e-mail
If you do something awesome in class Mrs. Hein will give you a
High Five
the hardware that provides printed output from the computer
printer
the physical components of the computer system
hardware
the programs or instructions that tell the computer what to do
software
the unwritten "rules" of etiquette used on the Internet
netiquette