Macintosh Basics OS 9 Assessment


Macintosh Basics OS 9 Assessment


The Macintosh Basics OS 9 test is designed to measure the test taker's knowledge of the Macintosh environment and the Macintosh operating system. This test measures knowledge of concepts related to using the Macintosh.

Test administrators can use this test in conjunction with Microsoft Office testing products in order to assess a user's knowledge base in regards to the Macintosh environment. The Microsoft Office products are virtually the same in the Windows and Macintosh platform.

Tests for Corel WordPerfect 9.0 and Adobe PageMaker 6.5 are also available.


Total Questions 25
Question Types Multiple Choice
Competencies Tested File Systems
Operating System
Tasks Tested Creating Folders
Empty the trash
File deletion
Color Coding Folders
Accessing the Help System
Accessing Help Balloons
Helper Applications - System Software Updates
Operating System Operation
Putting the Desktop Computer To Sleep
System Problem Solving
System Files
Adjusting the Mouse Speed
Restarting A Macintosh
Helper Applications - Sherlock
Renaming Disks or Files
System Settings
Hard Disk Repair
Setting the Clock
Initialization of Disks
Helper Applications - ColorSynch
Partitioning Disks
Helper Applications
Finding the Amount of Physical RAM on a Mac