The true computer literate person knows that there is no reason to even open up the search engine page to perform a simple search. Just type in the words into the address bar.
Speaking of address bar: computer literate means keeping an eye on the address bar while typing in an address. You may see the page you wish to go to so all you have to do is highlight the page to eliminate typing the entire address.
A computer literate person not only knows how to use Word and Excel (and/or other word processing and spreadsheet programs) but also when NOT to use them.
At my previous employer, Excel was used for databases. While it is possible to use it as a simple database, they would use it for databases that should be in Access or another database program.
Excel was often used for documents that should have been in Word. The opposite was true, too.
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