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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Technology Questions

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Grade 8 :: PC Basics by Sparkes
John has been asked to create a presentation on ICT in the work place . Which software application would he use?
  1. Database
  2. Word processing
  3. Desktop Publisher
  4. Powerpoint
Grade 8 :: Technology by markyr
Which one of these is NOT an advantage of Automation?
  1. Replace human operators in tasks.
  2. Perform tasks beyond human capability.
  3. Technical limitation.
Grade 8 :: Technology by markyr
Automation is                                                 .
  1. The use of control systems to reduce human work.
  2. The study of automated systems.
  3. Building of robots and machines,
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by joycesanders
To make it easy to find your files, save them to a                                      .
  1. cabinet on your hard drive
  2. drawer on your hard drive
  3. folder or directory on you hard drive
  4. disk on hard drive
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by Tamelasr
Occasionally a word processing program will have a thesaurus feature. This allows a person to:
  1. Check spelling
  2. Check for related or contrasting words or antonyms
  3. Check grammar
  4. Check punctuation
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by joycesanders
The best way to safeguard your document is to save it                                 .
  1. only after you have proofread it
  2. only when you name it
  3. every few minutes
  4. after it is completed
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by Tamelasr
Which key takes away characters to the right of the insertion point?
  1. Back up
  2. Delete
  3. Autocorrect
  4. Overtype
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by Tamelasr
What feature allows a person to key on to new lines without tapping the return/enter key?
  1. Paragraphs
  2. Margins
  3. Word Wrap
  4. Tab
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by Tamelasr
To find a document you were working on yesterday, you would have to:
  1. Insert
  2. Select
  3. Save
  4. Retrieve
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by joycesanders
To begin typing a new line even when the line you are working on is not filled, press                    .
  1. the Return/Enter key
  2. the space bar
  3. the Escape key
  4. the Back Space key
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by joycesanders
The right shift key is used to capitalize letters keyed                         .
  1. with the left hand
  2. using the home row keys
  3. with the right hand
  4. anywhere on the keyboard
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by joycesanders
Accuracy requires                                                           .
  1. a push for speed
  2. quiet surroundings
  3. confidence and attention to each stroke, letter, and space
  4. an expert knowledge of the copy being keyed
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by Tamelasr
What feature should be done before a document is printed?
  1. Alignment
  2. Spell Check
  3. Type Size
  4. Changing the font
  5. All of the above
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by joycesanders
Your monitor should be positioned about                                            .
  1. twenty-four inches from you eyes
  2. an arm's length away from you eyes
  3. six inches from you eyes
  4. eighteen to twenty-six inches from you eyes
Grade 8 :: Technology by iadey
@#$% was used in John's writing instead of ____________?
  1. people's names
  2. curse words
  3. phone numbers
  4. secret codes
Grade 8 :: Word Processing by joycesanders
When typing, place the thumb of your writing hand                                    .
  1. about 1/2 inch above the space bar
  2. on the edge of teh keyboard
  3. on your desktop or keyboard tray
  4. under the four fingers of that hand
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