Windows 8 MCQs

Windows 8 MCQs

These Windows 8 multiple-choice questions and their answers will help you strengthen your grip on the subject of Windows 8. You can prepare for an upcoming exam or job interview with these 100+ Windows 8 MCQs.
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1: What kind of browser comes installed with Windows 8?

A.   Safari

B.   Firefox

C.   Chrome

D.   Internet Explorer

2: Where do you go to add a network printer in Windows 8?

A.   Control Panel > Printers & Fax Machines > New Connection > Enter IP address of printer

B.   Hook printer up to the computer and allow Windows 8 to detect it

C.   Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers > Advanced printer setup

D.   Right Click on Task Bar > Properties > Printers & Fax Machines > Enter IP address of printer

3: How do you access Disk Management?

A.   D:\\Program Files\Windows Apps\Computer Management

B.   C:\\Program Files\Windows Apps\Computer Management

C.   Start > Control Panel > System Security > Administrative Tools > Computer Management

D.   Start > System Security > Administrative Tools > Computer Management

4: How do you pin a program to the task bar?

A.   Open up the task bar manager and check the programs you would like to add

B.   Right Click + Pin to Task Bar

C.   Left Click + Pin to Task Bar

D.   Drag and drop the program on to the task bar

5: How do you take a screenshot in Windows 8?

A.   Windows Key + C

B.   PrntScn

C.   Windows Key + P

D.   Windows Key + S

6: True or False? Windows 8 requires a physical keyboard

A.   False

B.   True

7: Which of these can be used to unlock your Windows 8 computer?

A.   All of these

B.   A picture

C.   A traditional Password

D.   A PIN

8: What can the task manager modify?

A.   All of these

B.   Services

C.   Startup Programs

D.   running processes

9: From where can you access Add or Remove Programs?

A.   Windows Store App

B.   PC Settings

C.   Control Panel

D.   Settings Bar

10: The Charms bar has which of the following features?

A.   Devices

B.   Settings

C.   Start

D.   All of these

11: True or False? You can setup Windows with a Microsoft Account as a user

A.   False

B.   True

12: What do you type in Run to quickly launch the Command Prompt?

A.   cmd

B.   command

C.   commandprompt.exe

D.   prompt

13: Which keyboard shortcut opens Windows Explorer?

A.   Windows Key + Z

B.   Windows Key + C

C.   Windows Key + X

D.   Windows Key + E

14: True or False: In Windows 8.1, you can pin a Library (i.e. Documents) to the Start Menu.

A.   True

B.   False

15: What edition of Internet Explorer ship with Windows 8?

A.   IE 6

B.   IE 10

C.   IE 7

D.   IE 9

16: When using mouse and keyboard on Windows 8, what key on the keyboard you need to press when going to Start Screen?

A.   Alt + Shift + S

B.   Windows Key + S

C.   Windows Key

D.   None of these

E.   Tab

17: True or False? Windows 8 includes the Libraries Feature in Windows Explorer.

A.   False

B.   True

18: What do you type in Run to quickly launch the Registry Editor?

A.   registry editor

B.   regeditor

C.   regedit

D.   registry

19: What kind of account do you need to use the Windows Store?

A.   A Google Account

B.   A Hotmail account

C.   A Microsoft Account

D.   A Windows Account

20: How can you exit an app?

A.   Alt + F7

B.   Alt + F4

C.   Shift + F4

D.   Windows Key + F4

21: What kind of applications can 32-bit Windows 8 Run?

A.   16-bit MSDOS Programs

B.   All of these

C.   Windows Store Apps

D.   32-bit Windows Software

22: True or False? Windows 8 comes installed with a traditional Start menu

A.   True

B.   False

23: Why does Windows 8 Index commonly searched locations on your PC?

A.   To use the CPU more efficiently

B.   To improve the user experience

C.   To make searches faster

D.   All of these

24: Which cloud storage software does come built in with windows 8?

A.   OneDrive

B.   Google Drive

C.   Cloud Storage

D.   DropBox

25: What is an important difference between Windows 8 and Windows 8.1?

A.   Windows Store vs No Windows Store

B.   32 Bit vs 64 Bit

C.   Start Button Vs No Start Button

D.   Intel Compatible vs Amd Compatible

26: In what two ways can you interact with the Windows 8 user interface?

A.   Mouse & voice commands

B.   Mouse & touch

C.   Mouse & gestures

D.   Touch & gestures

27: True or False? Windows Store apps can be uninstalled from the Windows 8 home screen.

A.   False

B.   True

28: How do you reset your windows environment?

A.   Settings > Change PC Settings > General > Remove Everything and Reinstall Windows

B.   Delete all contents of the C drive and restart your computer

C.   Open the boot partition upon start up and reformat the hard drive

D.   Control Panel > General > Remove Everything and Reinstall Windows

29: Windows 8 64 bit requires

A.   20 GB hard disk space

B.   10 GB hard disk space

C.   16 GB hard disk space

D.   25 GB hard disk space

E.   15 GB hard disk space

30: How do you pin an app to the start screen?

A.   Properties > Pin to Start

B.   Previously opened apps stay on the start screen by default

C.   Drag and Drop

D.   Right Click + Pin

31: How much space is required on a hard drive to run Windows 8 64 Bit?

A.   16GB

B.   30GB

C.   50GB

D.   20GB

32: Which of these programs can run in both desktop and Windows 8 Style UI mode?

A.   Microsoft Word

B.   Windows Media Player

C.   Windows Store

D.   Internet Explorer

33: All of the following are Settings bar options EXCEPT

A.   Brightness

B.   Power Options

C.   Keyboard

D.   Add or Remove Programs

34: True or False? You can remove Windows Store Apps from Add or Remove Programs

A.   False

B.   True

35: Which of the following is false regarding Windows 8?

A.   You can also install familiar programs from the previous versions of Windows

B.   Windows 8 Includes Modern Internet Explorer 10

C.   You can enable the Start Button from the Control Panel > Users > Account

D.   You can only download Windows Modern Apps from the Windows Store

36: How do you access the task manager?

A.   Right click the taskbar

B.   Right click the Start Screen

C.   Windows Key + T

D.   Ctrl + T

37: What is the minimum resolution needed for Windows 8?

A.   1280x720

B.   800x600

C.   1366x768

D.   1024x768

38: How do you display all Metro/Modern Style running apps?

A.   Alt + Tab

B.   Windows Key + Shift

C.   Shift + Tab

D.   Windows Key + Tab

39: On a computer, how do you view all running Windows Store Apps?

A.   Right Click the Start Screen

B.   Windows Key + Tab

C.   Windows Key + A

D.   Swipe the right side of the screen

40: Where are Windows 8 Apps stored by default?

A.   C:\WindowsApps

B.   C:\Users\***\WindowsApps

C.   C:\Program Files\WindowsApps

D.   C:\Program Files\Apps

41: What is the minimum amount of RAM you need for Windows 8 32bit?

A.   1GB

B.   3GB

C.   4GB

D.   2GB

42: Whats the easiest way to view tile groups from the home screen with a touch-enabled device?

A.   Pinch the screen

B.   Swipe to the left

C.   Swipe to the right

D.   Swipe up

43: Which combination shows a menu that contain all the useful tools that comes in start menu in old versions of windows?

A.   Alt + m

B.   Windows key + x

C.   Windows key + m

D.   Windows key + t

E.   Alt + x

44: What is the touch equivalent of a right click in the Windows 8 home screen?

A.   Swipe right

B.   Swipe up

C.   Swipe down

D.   Swipe left

45: What is the Right Click equivalent in the Touch Screen gestures when using Apps?

A.   Swipe from Left

B.   Swipe from Right

C.   Swipe from Top or Swipe from Bottom

D.   Use 5 finger touch

E.   Hold Down and Drag

46: How do you view options for a Windows App tile by touch?

A.   Swipe up

B.   Swipe down

C.   Swipe right

D.   Swipe left

47: What how much additional RAM does it take to run Client Hyper V?

A.   1GB

B.   156MB

C.   3GB

D.   2GB

48: On which version of Windows 8 is Windows to Go available?

A.   Windows 8 Standard

B.   Windows RT

C.   Windows 8 Pro

D.   Windows 8 Enterprise

49: Which editions of Windows 8 come with Media Center

A.   Windows 8 and Windows RT

B.   All editions of Windows 8 have Media Center

C.   Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro

D.   Windows 8 Pro and Windows 8 enterprise

50: All of the following are Windows Store App options EXCEPT

A.   Install

B.   Turn Live Tile Off

C.   Pin to Taskbar

D.   Uninstall