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  Windows Basics: Quiz

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1. The Title bar button which will enlarge the window to cover the whole desktop is _____. 

a.  choice a or choice a or choice a

b.  choice b or choice b or choice b

 c.  choice c or  choice c or choice c

 d.  choice d or choice d or choice d


2. On the Task bar the time is shown in the _____. 

  a. Start menu 

  b. Scrollbar 

  c. Desktop 

  d. Notification area or Tray


3. To make a window wider, you would move the pointer until it changes to the Horizontal Resize shape and then _____. 

  a. click 

  b. right click

  c. double-click 

  d. drag 


4. A WinXP style Help window is used also by some programs. To search for Help articles that contain a particular word, you could use the _____ 

  a. Contents tab 

  b. Index tab 

  c. Find or Search

  d. both b and c 


5. When you let your pointer linger over an object, the pointer is _____.

  a. hovering 

  b. elapsing 

  c. dragging 

  d. expanding 


6. The window which shows icons for things like the mouse, sound, and display is _____. 

  a. My Computer or Computer

  b. Explorer or File Explorer

  c. Control Panel 

  d. Taskbar 


7. To see Help for Windows itself you could _____. 

  a. click on Help in any menu bar 

  b. click on the Taskbar 

  c. press ALT + ENTER 

  d. open the Start menu or screen and search for Help


8. A right click on the desktop itself will _____. 

  a. open the Display Properties dialog box 

  b. show a context-sensitive menu 

  c. open the Control Panel 

  d. minimize all open applications 


9. If a dialog box has 4 radio buttons in the same group, you may choose _____. 

  a. exactly one of them 

  b. exactly two if they are grouped in two columns (one from each column) 

  c. any number of them 


10. A keyboard shortcut _____.

  a. cannot be used to execute commands inside an application, only in Windows itself

  b. can be used to open the Start menu or switch to the Start screen

  c. is a combination of two or more keys from the keyboard