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You cannot customize the settings for the apperaance of your desktop's background.
False
The most common pointing device is a touchpad.
False
If your computer has a GUI, you must use a pointing device to manipulate objects.
True
You can reset a mouse so that the function of each button switches to acoommodate a left-handed user.
True
The mouse pointer is always arrow-shaped.
False
The right side of a title bar always contains three buttons: Close, Minimize, and Restore.
False
You can move an object on the screen by dragging it to a new location.
True
You can resize a maximized window by dragging it's selection handles.
False
To open and object's shortcut meny, you double-click it's icon.
False
If you cannot see WordPad's program window, then the program is not running.
False
A toolbar is an example of a window control.
True
In the window shown in Figure 1-1, you must enter the full titel of the topic you wish to find
False
The "internet" is a worldwide cllection of computers connected to one another to enable communication.
True
Pictures of familiar objects used to represent items stored on you computer, such as programs or files, are called "graphics".
False, icons
A "trackball" pointing device contains no moving parts.
Flase, touchpad
Clicking the "Restore" button on the title bar enlarges a window to fill the entire screen.
False, maximize
Positioning your pointer over any toolbar button displays a "ScreenTip".
True
An operating system carries out all of the following tasks EXCEPT
Creating spreadsheets
Which of the following is another name for computer programs
applications
Which of the following windows XP desktop elements contains buttons that gi ve you quick access to common tools and programs that are currently running?
taskbar
Which of the following is NOT a pointing device?
joystick
Which of the following appear when you move the mouse over certain objects, such as the objects on a taskbar?
ScreenTips
Positioning the pointer over a specific part of the screen is called
pointing
A menu that extends from a main menu is called a
submenu
What do you do to an object when you point to it and then click it?
select the object
The ability fo Windows XP to run more than one program at a time is called
multitasking
When more than one program is open, how do you switch between programs?
You click the program button on the taskbar
A window can contain which of the following?
All of the above
Which of the following window controls contains basic window control buttons?
title bar
Graphical or textual objects used for manipulating a window or using a program are called
controls
All of the following buttons can sometimes be found on a title bare EXCEPT
Hide
All of the following are commonly found menu bar menu titles EXCEPT
Restore
Visual hints provided by the program about what to expct when you select an item are called menu
conventions
Which of the following menu conventions indicates a submenu
Triangular arrow
Which of the following displays a list of available choices from which you can select?
List box
When you move your pointer over a toolbar button, a ScreenTip appears and a description of the button is displayed in the
status bar
List box controls usually contain all of the following EXCEPT
A toggle switch
The Windows XP Help and Support window organizes information into
pages
Which of the following Help pages do you use to learn how to use the Help window
Home
A ______ system is software that helps the computer carry out tasks such as displaying information or saving data on disks.
operating
A ______ user interface displays icons to represent items stored on your computer.
graphical
Pressing a mouse button and immediately releasing it is called _____.
Clicking
Right-clicking an object both selects it and opens its _____ menu.
shortcut
______ is the ability of Windows XP to run multiple programs at the same time.
Multitasking
The _______ toolbar gives quick access to Internet programs and to the desktop.
quick launch
Graphical or textual objects used for manipulating a window and for using a program are called ____.
controls
______ an object requires you to click an object and press down and hold the mouse button wile moving the mouse pointer to a new location on the screen.
dragging
Windows XP _____ provides on-screen information about the program you are using.
Help
When you redisplay a window, that program window becomes ______.
Active
A sizing ______ provides a visible control for changing the size of a window.
handle
part of the window you use to enter text, draw pictures, and set calculations
workspace
contains the basic window control buttons
title bar
identifies the program and document contained in the window
window title
contains buttons that provide you with shortcuts to common menu commands
toolbar
contains list options, such as File, Edit, and Help
Menu bar
provides you with messages relevant to the task you are performing
status bar
lets you enlarge, shrink, or close a window
sizing button