Introduction to Desktop Computer Systems
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The word ____ refers to the physical parts of the system that you can see and touch.

    answer choices

    software

    desktop

    computer

    hardware

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The _____ includes all of the components that store and process data, which makes it the most important part of the computer.

    answer choices

    computer monitor

    computer mouse

    computer tower

    computer keyboard

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A ______ looks like a television, and is used to display visual output from the computer tower.

    answer choices

    computer monitor

    computer mouse

    computer tower

    computer keyboard

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A ________ plays audio output from the computer.

    answer choices

    monitor

    tower

    speaker

    mouse

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    ___________ are small speakers and are considered to be computer hardware.

    answer choices

    Monitors

    Headphones

    Speakers

    Hardware

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The ___________ are both output devices, which means they get their information out of the computer.

    answer choices

    Monitor and keyboard

    Monitor and speakers

    Keyboard and mouse

    Keyboard and speakers

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The ___________ are both input devices which you can use to put information in to the computer.

    answer choices

    Monitor and keyboard

    Monitor and speakers

    Keyboard and mouse

    Keyboard and speakers

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The ________ is covered with buttons, called keys, which you can use to type text and send commands to the computer.

    answer choices

    computer

    monitor

    mouse

    keyboard

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The ________ moves the onscreen cursor and interacts with elements on the screen.

    answer choices

    computer

    monitor

    mouse

    keyboard

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Whenever you press one of the __________ buttons, it's called a click.

    answer choices

    keyboard

    computer

    mouse

    monitor

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Whenever you ___________, you'll see a menu with options for whatever you clicked on.

    answer choices

    click

    right click

    left click

    double click

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    ______ is used to select items on the screen.

    answer choices

    Left-clicking

    Double-clicking

    Right-clicking

    Triple-clicking

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    One of the most basic things you can do with the _________ is to open a computer program or application.

    answer choices

    computer

    monitor

    mouse

    keyboard

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The black bar at the bottom of the screen is called the __________.

    answer choices

    sand bar

    menu

    task bar.

    black bar

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This large blue area with icons that you first see on the monitor when you login is called the _______.

    answer choices

    monitor

    computer

    desktop

    keyboard

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Another way to open a program on the desktop is to ________ the icon and then click Open.

    answer choices

    left-click

    click

    right-click

    press

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    _______ means to point at an icon and do two rapid left clicks.

    answer choices

    Right-clicking

    Left-clicking

    Double-clicking

    Triple-clicking

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How can you find a program that does not have an icon on the desktop?

    answer choices

    Click the icon

    Click the area that says "Type here to search" then type the program name

    Right-click the desktop

    Double-click the desktop

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    To close a program, click _________.

    answer choices

    the X at the top-right corner.

    the square at the top-right corner.

    icon

    the underscore/hyphen at the top-right corner.

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Another way to open a program on the desktop is to ________ the icon.

    answer choices

    left-click

    click

    press enter

    double-click

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