THE DESKTOP

DATE: FRIDAY, 1ST MAY, 2020.
CLASS: PRIMARY 5 SUBJECT: COMPUTER STUDY
TOPIC: THE DESKTOP

The desktop is the first page that appears on the screen of a monitor after booting. It shows the ICONS, Start button, taskbar etc

Contents on the Desktop:
Below are some of the contents on the desktop
(a) ICONS: are images that represent file, folders or programs on the desktop
(b) Start: is located at the bottom left corner on the desktop and has all programs in the computer
(c) Task bar: is at the bottom of the desktop
(d) Windows Notification Area
(e) Time & Date

Common ICONS on the Desktop
(a) My Document
(b) My Computer
(c) Recycle Bin: this is where all deleted files are kept.
(d) Internet Explorer: is used to browse the Internet.

Questions:
1. Common icons found on the desktop are _______________________
(a) My Computer (b) My Documents (c) All of the above

  1. _________is located at the bottom left corner of the desktop
    (a) Gadgets (b) Start menu (c) Icons

  2. The first page that appear when you switch on your computer is called a ________
    (a) screen (b) desktop (c) icons

  3. _____________ is a place where all deleted files & documents are kept?
    (a) recycle bin (b) dust bin (c) waste bin

  4. _______ are small pictures on the desktop, which represent different folders, files and programs. (a) cursor (b) icons (c) taskbar

  5. Mention two common desktop icons you know
    (a) __________________
    (b) __________________

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