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OS X Yosemite 101 - Mac Survival Skills.
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By default Spotlight sends your location to Apple. True or false?
Regardless of the area, do you always get the same level of detail when using the Maps app?
Can you do basic image editing with Preview?
You must interact with a Notification to dismiss it. True or false?
Yes, you must click on it to dismiss it.
False. Not always. Some notifications will expire automatically.
What is the trackpad gesture to invoke the Notification Center?
Swipe with 1 finger from the right edge of the trackpad
Swipe with two fingers from the right edge of the trackpad
Tap 3 times on the top right of the trackpad
Swipe up with two finders
Can you add or remove apps form the Dock?
No, you can only remove apps from the Dock
No, you can't add or remove apps from the Dock
Yes, you can both add and remove apps from the Dock
No, you can only add more apps to the Dock
What would the trainer like to encourage you to do?
Experiment with the features of the OS
Use your Mac when you don't need to
Erase your hard drive
Post at least 3 photos to Facebook every day
How can you limit Spotlight to just search your local drives?
By clicking on the magnifying glass menu bar item
By using the search field in every Finder window
By invoking Spotlight using the Command + Space Bar shortcut
You can disable the special features printed on the F1–F12 keys at the top of the keyboard. True or false?
How can you enter Mission Control?
All answers are correct
Pressing Control + Arrow Up on the keyboard
Swiping with 4 fingers up on the trackpad
Double tap with two fingers on the Magic Mouse
How you can tell which application is in the foreground?
You will see a little dot under its icon in the dock section
All answers are correct
You will see its name in the top right-hand corner of the screen
You will see its name just beside the Apple menu
How can you delete text to the right of the blinking cursor?
It's not possible; there is only a Backspace key on a Mac
By pressing Backspace
By holding the Function + Delete keys
By holding Command + Space Bar
What is Spotlight?
A shortcut from the Dock
A powerful search engine built into OS X
A third-party application
Does the Magic Mouse have a scroll wheel?
No and without it there is no way to scroll with a Magic Mouse
Yes, but it only works to scroll up or down
No, but the touch surface allows you to scroll in all directions
Yes, but it's underneath the device
What customization can you do to the Today View in the Notification Center?
All answers are correct
Change the order of the extensions
If you have the Dock at the bottom of the screen, on which side of the Dock can you put documents and folders?
On the left of the divider line
No, you cannot add documents nor folders to the Dock.
On the right of the divider line
Keynote would be comparable to which MS Office application?
Can you make folders to organize your apps in Launchpad?
Can you share a photo to Facebook from the Finder?
Yes, even without setting up a Facebook account in the System Preferences
No, the Finder does not support sharing to Facebook at all
Yes, but you first have to set up your Facebook account in the System Preferences
Where can you find software updates?
Under the File Menu
From the App Store
In Notification Center
In the Utilities folder
Under which menu will you find the System Preferences?
The Apple menu
The Edit menu
The Help menu
The File menu
You'll find the settings for the Trackpad In the System Preferences. True or false?
Which key combination would give you a copyright (©) sign?
Control + G
Shift + G
Option + G
Command + G
Can you call a friend from the Contacts application?
Yes if they're on FaceTime or if your iPhone is in the same WiFi as your Mac
No, a call must start on FaceTime
No, the Mac doesn't have a phone
What is an Operating System?
The Operating System is the protocol used to transfer email
The Operating System is a program used to find your files
The Operating System manages the interactions between the software and the hardware
The Operating System only manages your contacts and calendar
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Mac Survival Skills
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