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IMS-100, Personal Computer Basics Survey

Students enrolled in IMS 101 and in IMS 115 are assumed to possess a minimal amount of personal computer knowledge and skill. To test your current level of computer savvy, answer Yes or No to the following statements:

  Statement Yes No
1. I can define the term personal computer.

2. On a personal computer, I can identify the monitor.

3. On a personal computer, I can identify the system unit.

4. On a personal computer, I can identify the keyboard.

5. On a personal computer, I can identify the mouse.

6. On a personal computer, I can identify the hard drive.

7. On a personal computer, I can identify the CD/DVD drive.

8. On a personal computer, I can identify the USB port.

9. I know the difference between system software and application software.

10. I can use the mouse to point.

11. I can use the mouse to click.

12. I can use the mouse to right-click.

13. I can use the mouse to double-click.

14. I can use the mouse to point drag.

15. I know what a USB device is.

16. I know the correct way to insert and safely remove a USB device.

17. I am familiar with the Windows 7 desktop (icons, taskbar).

18. I can minimize and maximize windows.

19. I can move and resize windows.

20. I know what a path is and how to read a path.

21. I can copy, delete, and rename files in Windows 7.

22. I can create folders and subfolders in Windows 7.

23. I can launch a program in Windows 7.

24. I know what the Ribbon is and how to navigate the Ribbon.

25. I can open a file in an application.

26. I can do simple editing in an application (insert, delete, formatting, moving).

27. I know the difference between Save and Save As.

28. I can print a document in an application.

29. I can close/exit a program in Windows 7.

30. I can shut down Windows 7 properly.


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