How Computer Literate Are You?

Computers and technology are taking over our world as we know it. Do you know enough about them? Take this quiz now to find out!
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Question 1/12

howtogeek.com
What is the person in this photo doing?
Turning on the computer's internet
Muting the computer's sound
Turning the computer on or off
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Question 2/12

gradlinkuk.com
What's larger: a megabyte or a gigabyte?
Megabyte
Gigabyte
They are the same.
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Question 3/12

buzzfeed.com
What is Wi-Fi?
The line of communication, via telephone wire, that computers use to connect to the world wide web
The amount of memory a computer needs to successfully run a program
Something that allows computers and other electronic devices to connect to the Internet and each other wirelessly within a specific area
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Question 4/12

itu.dk
In order to cut and paste text in most word processing documents, what keyboard shortcuts can be used? (The "command" button replaces "Ctrl" for Mac computers.)
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+V
Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+B
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Question 5/12

com.au
If one wanted to take a photo of the computer screen in front of them, what (in computer lingo) should that person do?
Take a screenshot
Photograph the screen
Image the monitor
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Question 6/12

org.au
If you use the shortcut Ctrl+Z (or Command+Z), what will you do?
Bold whatever text is highlighted
Go to the last page you browsed
Undo your last action
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Question 7/12

thetimes.co.uk
Under what conditions does a computer's screensaver appear?
Right before a computer is about to crash
If a computer has remained idle for a certain amount of time
Upon turning on a computer
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Question 8/12

eastbrooklyn.com
Which of these things can you NOT "burn" using a computer?
CD
DVD
VHS
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Question 9/12

smartfutures.org
In order to change the amount of blank space on the edges of a word document, you must change the document's _____.
Line spacing
Font
Margins
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Question 10/12

ismartcall.com
What is an "IP address?"
The location of the nearest Internet provider to your current device (e.g. computer)
A number assigned to each device (e.g. computer) that is part of a network using the Internet
A combination of letters that, when input correctly, allows a computer to access the Internet
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Question 11/12

trustworthysystems.com
Which of these is NOT a type of file that an image can be saved as?
.rtf
.png
.jpg
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Question 12/12

com.au
Which of these is NOT a software programming "language?"
C++
Bix
Java
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Time to wake up and join us in this century! Maybe take a computer class or two?

C+, Computer Clueless

clickypix.com
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You definitely know your way around a basic computer! Good job on this quiz.

B+, Tech Know-It-All

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Amazing! You're certainly up-to-speed with all the computer and technology lingo around us today. Or are you a computer posing as a human taking this quiz?

A+, Technology Expert

mshcdn.com
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1
What is the person in this photo doing?
Turning on the computer's internet
Muting the computer's sound
Turning the computer on or off
2
What's larger: a megabyte or a gigabyte?
Megabyte
Gigabyte
They are the same.
3
What is Wi-Fi?
The line of communication, via telephone wire, that computers use to connect to the world wide web
The amount of memory a computer needs to successfully run a program
Something that allows computers and other electronic devices to connect to the Internet and each other wirelessly within a specific area
4
In order to cut and paste text in most word processing documents, what keyboard shortcuts can be used? (The "command" button replaces "Ctrl" for Mac computers.)
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+V
Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+B
5
If one wanted to take a photo of the computer screen in front of them, what (in computer lingo) should that person do?
Take a screenshot
Photograph the screen
Image the monitor
6
If you use the shortcut Ctrl+Z (or Command+Z), what will you do?
Bold whatever text is highlighted
Go to the last page you browsed
Undo your last action
7
Under what conditions does a computer's screensaver appear?
Right before a computer is about to crash
If a computer has remained idle for a certain amount of time
Upon turning on a computer
8
Which of these things can you NOT "burn" using a computer?
CD
DVD
VHS
9
In order to change the amount of blank space on the edges of a word document, you must change the document's _____.
Line spacing
Font
Margins
10
What is an "IP address?"
The location of the nearest Internet provider to your current device (e.g. computer)
A number assigned to each device (e.g. computer) that is part of a network using the Internet
A combination of letters that, when input correctly, allows a computer to access the Internet
11
Which of these is NOT a type of file that an image can be saved as?
.rtf
.png
.jpg
12
Which of these is NOT a software programming "language?"
C++
Bix
Java