Computer Proficiency Testing
This page describes a Qedoc learning module or quiz entitled "Computer Proficiency Testing". You can download the module from this page to put on your computer. You can also launch the module straight off the web using the launch quiz link on the right-hand side of this page. Another way to access this quiz is to install the Qedoc Quiz Player and bring up its directory of downloadable quizzes. Whichever way you choose to use it, it's free.
A quiz designed to determine basic computer proficiency.
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- A highlighted or bright (sometimes blinking) line or other mark that shows where information is being input; that is, where the next letter or character will appear.
- Type the following and do not hit Enter/Return key at the end of a line: Practicing with your typing can greatly help your overall computer skills.
- Microsoft Excel is an electronic spreadsheet, which allows the user to manipulate numerical data with formulas, and built in functions.
- An icon or text that connects you to another website or document or to additional information within that website or document.
- What is considered as the primary input device when using the computer? (Unscramble the letters on the screen)
- What is the difference between Save and Save As? Select all of the correct answer(s).
- Whenever you are told to “double-click” an item on the computer screen, use the left mouse button.
- What is the name of the place located on a Window where the name of the program file appears?
- The starting point for your hands when beginning to keyboard using common keying techniques.
- Special key on a keyboard that is used to for special purposes such as exiting a program.
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- Really easy: click the click here to launch hyperlink at the top right of the page. Then just wait and click your way (if necessary) through any dialogue screens. The module will launch straight off the web.
- Fairly easy: if you wish to have the module downloaded to your desktop, then start the Qedoc Quiz Player (which you can download and install on your computer if you haven't done so yet) and run through the starting dialogues until it presents you with a list of modules to load. Switch to the online learning modules tab, and the Qedoc Quiz Player will download a list of currently published modules from the web. Choose your desired module (this one) from the list. A local copy will then be kept on your computer for future use.
- Not so easy: click the download link at the bottom of the "quick facts" box and the module's ZIP file will download to your desktop. To actually use this, however, you must move it to the /player/modplay subdirectory of whichever directory the Qedoc software is installed in (usually /programme files/qedoc).
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