Computer Skills Quiz

This Computer Skills Quiz has 10 questions and will test your knowledge of computer vocabulary, concepts, terms and definitions. See which topics you know the most. The goal is to do this quiz as quickly as possible by studying a little bit each day. Use this template to build further.

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Questions for Computer Skills Quiz



What is a software?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Any part of the computer that has a physical structure
  2. Clothing designed to be worn by computer users
  3. Instructions that tell the hardware what to do
  4. Flexible parts of a computer case

Which of the following are types of computer hardware? Select all that apply

The answer should be a multiple choice:
  1. Processor
  2. RAM
  3. Microsoft Windows
  4. Firefox
  5. Keyboard
  6. Hard drive

The computer’s main circuit board is called a

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Motherboard
  2. Monitor
  3. Bluetooth card
  4. Hard drive

Which feature is being used in this image?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Webcam
  2. USB port
  3. Wi-Fi
  4. Touchpad

RAM is like a computer’s & while a hard drive is like a computer’s

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. nervous system/brain
  2. long-term memory/short-term memory
  3. short-term memory/long-term memory
  4. brain/nervous system

What is an Ethernet port used for?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Connecting smartphones and other peripherals
  2. Creating new user accounts
  3. Connecting to the Internet
  4. Providing power to the computer

What is Wi-Fi?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. A type of wireless network
  2. A type of sound card
  3. An extra-wide computer case used by servers
  4. A type of software that scans for viruses

Windows, macOS, and Linux are examples of

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Operating systems
  2. Web browsers
  3. Mobile devices
  4. Internet service providers

What does "GUI" stand for?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Global user index
  2. Good used iPhone
  3. Graphical user interface
  4. Gateway using Intel

True or False: You cannot get a computer virus if you install antivirus software

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. True
  2. False

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Here are some FAQs and additional information
Computer Skills Quiz

How do you test someone’s computer skills?

You can test someone’s computer skills by using this quiz template. Add scores to measure skills.

What are the basic computer skills?

Basic computer literacy skills include accessing and using software tools, communicating online, and utilizing other online platforms.

Why you should take the basic computer skills quiz?

This basic computer skills quiz helps either you or the person you’re willing to test to analyze their computer skills, which will eventually improve their skills.

Why computer skills are necessary?

With technology developing on a daily basis and hence everything is online now, right from education to grocery shopping, it is important for everyone to be proficient with computer usage.

How this basic computer skills quiz is different from others?

This quiz is unique as it not only tests the basic computer skills but also throws light on the areas which need improvement.

What is the best way to learn computer skills?

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the best way to learn computer skills will vary depending on your level of experience and comfort with computers. However, some tips on how to learn computer skills effectively include studying computer manuals and guides, practicing using new computer programs and features, and seeking out help from more experienced computer users.

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