2nd Class Computers Getting Started with Computer Switching the Computer On and Off          

Switching the Computer On and Off          

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*       Switching the Computer On and Off  

 

 

Many people get nervous when they have to work on the computer for the first time but switching on a computer is as simple as switching on your television set at home.                       

                                       

*    Switching ON the Computer  

  • Ensure that the main cable of the computer is plugged into the electricity mains socket.
  • Press the Power button on the computer system box and the monitor to switch the power on.
  • The computer will perform some startup checks and after a few moments,  the Windows desktop is displayed. The desktop is the first screen that you see on the computer when Windows has loaded.  

 

 

 

*    Switching OFF the Computer  

Once you have finished working on the computer you need to save your work and shut down the computer correctly so that your work is not lost.

 

 

 

*    To shut down the computer the following steps should be followed:

  • Click Start button. (The Start button is at the bottom left corner of the desktop)
  • When the Start menu appears, click Turn off Computer.
  • When the Turn off Computer Windows dialog box appears, click Turn off. Use the Power switch to turn off the computer.  

 

 

Question.jpg  

 

 You must have noticed that a computer performs few actions automatically when you switch on power button. What does computer do when you switch on the power button of CPU and monitor?

(A) The computer performs some start-up checks

(B) The computer does not perform any start-up checks

(C) The computer performs some start-up checks in case of any fault

(D) All of these  

 

Answer: (A)

Explanation

Correct Option:

(A) The computer performs some start-up checks and after a few moments, the Windows desktop is displayed. Therefore, option (a) is correct. Incorrect Options:

(B) Option (B) is incorrect.

(C) Option (C) is incorrect.

(D) Option (D) is incorrect.    

 

 

 There is a certain button that is clicked to switch on and off the computer. Which one of the following buttons is clicked to switch off the computer?

(A) Program

(B) Start

(C) My computer

(D) My document

 

Answer: (B)

Explanation

Correct option:

(B) To switch off the computer first of all start button is clicked.

Incorrect Options:

(A) Option (A) is incorrect.

(C) Option (C) is incorrect.

(D) Option (D) is incorrect.  

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