CIS R104 - Introduction to Windows

Chapter 5: Personalizing Your Work Environment

Select the correct answer for all sections.

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. If you locate a picture you want to use as the desktop background, ____ the picture, select the ‘Set as desktop background’ command, and then the picture will be used as your background.

a.

right-click

c.

either a. or b.

b.

left-click

d.

neither a. nor b.

 

2. ____ are enhancements for Windows 7 that you can download from the Internet.

a.

Gizmos

c.

Specials

b.

Sliders

d.

Extras

 

3. Your computer must be using ____ for the Window Color and Appearance window to appear.

a.

Astro

c.

Aster

b.

Aero

d.

Astroid

 

4. A sound scheme includes all the sounds that are played when Windows ____ occur.

a.

objects

c.

properties

b.

events

d.

shortcuts

 

5. Screen savers stop executing when you ____.

a.

press a key on the keyboard

c.

either a. or b.

b.

move the mouse

d.

neither a. nor b.

 

6. The ____ setting controls how long the computer waits before turning on the screen saver.

a.

Hurry

c.

Save

b.

Wait

d.

Appearance

 

7. You can customize the mouse pointers by selecting a ____ or modifying a specific mouse event.

a.

new scheme

c.

new background

b.

new screen saver

d.

new desktop icon

 

8. From the Display window, you can change the screen resolution by using the ____ resolution link.

a.

Customize

c.

Change

b.

Adjust

d.

Modify

 

9. After changing a desktop icon, click the ____ button to change the settings back to their default appearance.

a.

System Restore

c.

Restore Appearance

b.

Desktop Restore

d.

Restore Default

 

10. By default, the taskbar is locked into position ____ of the desktop.

a.

at the top

c.

on the right side

b.

at the bottom

d.

on the left side

 

11. A shortcut is defined as a link to any object on ____.

a.

the computer

c.

either a. or b.

b.

a network

d.

neither a. nor b.

 

12. By default, three shortcuts are displayed on the taskbar when Windows 7 is installed: Internet Explorer, ____, and Windows Media Player.

a.

Task Manager

c.

Microsoft Word

b.

Recycle Bin

d.

Windows Explorer

 

13. Windows 7 ____ and combines buttons when multiple windows are open in the same program.

a.

hides button labels

c.

truncates button labels

b.

stacks button labels

d.

all of the above

 

14. The Address toolbar allows you to ____.

a.

open a document

c.

search for a Web page

b.

start a program

d.

all of the above

 

15. The ____ toolbar allows you to go to selected Web sites without first having to launch Internet Explorer.

a.

Explorer

c.

Links

b.

Programs

d.

Address

 

16. To specify a path to a folder on a computer, you must type the drive letter, followed by a colon, a(n) ____, and the folder name.

a.

forward slash

c.

asterisk

b.

backslash

d.

comma

 

17. A Web ____ provides a unique identifier for every Web page and Web site.

a.

locator

c.

address

b.

position

d.

language

 

18. To search for information on the Internet using the Address toolbar, you enter a(n) ____ or phrase in the Address box and then click the Go button.

a.

catch phrase

c.

encryption key

b.

keyword

d.

script

 

19. ____ options allow you to specify how you open and work with icons, windows, folders, and files on the desktop.

a.

Window

c.

Folder

b.

Icon

d.

File

 

TRUE/FALSE

20. One of the best ways to improve productivity while using the computer is to personalize your work environment.

 

21. All user accounts on a computer or network must have the same rights and permissions.

 

22. The Sounds link on the Personalization window allows you to view and change the sound settings, including the entire sound scheme, for Windows 7.

 

23. You can change the way the mouse pointers appear by clicking the ‘Change mouse pointers’ link in the Personalization window.

 

24. The ability to change the display settings is limited to those supported by your monitor and video card. Only options that are supported by your hardware will appear.

 

25. At a higher resolution, fewer items fit on the screen, but they are larger and easier to see.

 

COMPLETION

26. Every object has ___________________, which are the defining characteristics of an object.

 

27. A desktop ___________________ is a set of graphical elements that give the desktop a unified and distinctive look.

 

28. The desktop ___________________ is the pattern or picture that displays on the desktop, appearing behind windows and icons.

 

29. A(n) ___________________ is a moving picture or pattern that displays on the monitor when you have not used the mouse or keyboard for a specified period of time.

 

30. Originally, screen savers were designed to prevent the problem of ___________________ (where a dim version of an image would permanently be etched on the monitor if the same image were to be displayed for a long time) by continually changing the image on the monitor.

 

31. Typically, Windows 7 automatically chooses the best display settings, including screen resolution, orientation, and color, based on your particular monitor and ___________________

 

32. ___________________ refers to the clarity of the text and images on your screen.

 

33. By default, the only icon that appears on the Windows 7 desktop is the ___________________.

 

34. The function of the ___________________ toolbar is multifaceted: It allows you to search for a Web page, start a program, open a document, and open a folder.

 

35. A(n) ___________________ is the means of navigating to a specific location on a computer.