Pop Quiz II: Desktop and Controls

Windows Desktop

1. What is an icon?
2. Name three places you may find shortcuts to common tasks.
3. What is the Control Panel used for?
4. What can you safely do in the Control Panel?
5. What must you be careful about doing in the Control Panel?

Mouse Controls

6. Name two examples of a pointing device?
7. What does the button configuration mouse property do? When might you want to change it?
8. What does the double-click speed mouse property do? When might you want to change it?
9. What does the pointer speed mouse property do? When might you want to change it?

Video Display Controls

10. What is a pixel?
11. What does it mean when the display area is set to: 800 by 600?
12. Why might you want to change the display from 800x600 to 1024x768?
13. Why might you want to change the display from 1024x768 to 800x600?
14. What are two fun ways you can personalize your video display?

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June 28 update: Answers posted here.