Windows 10 Security and Maintenance

Test your knowledge about security and maintenance in Windows 10.

The test contains 20 multiple choice questions. When you have finished answering the questions, click the View your results button at the bottom of this page. Your test results and the correct answers are shown immediately on your screen. With a score of sufficient or greater, you can receive the Computer Certificate by email if desired.

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Test questions:

1. What is malware?

2. Are cookies dangerous to your computer?

3. What is spam?

4. Is it possible to delete a single website from your browser history in Microsoft Edge?

5. How do you prevent email messages from landing in the Unwanted email folder in an email program?

6. What should you do if you receive an email with a Windows update as an attachment?

7. Does an antivirus program make computer viruses harmless?

8. What will not be deleted when you use Disk Cleanup?

9. What type of backup can be used to restore the entire computer when your hard drive is damaged?

10. What does a firewall do?

11. What are cookies?

12. What is an add-on?

13. What does a green padlock to the left of a web address indicate?

14. What is a Trojan horse?

15. Can you add websites to the Trusted websites zone manually in Microsoft Edge?

16. What is spyware?

17. What does the Check Disk program do?

18. What happens when you optimize or defragment your hard drive?

19. Which section of the Control Panel shows you information about the processor and memory of your computer?

20. What happens when you use System Recovery?

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Windows 10 for SENIORS