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Applications Of Computers In Society

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  • 1. 
    The use of robotics in the making of cars is an example of
    • A. 

      Computer Aided Learning (CAL)

    • B. 

      Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM)

    • C. 

      Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT)

  • 2. 
    Large supermarkets use computers in
    • A. 

      EFTPOS

    • B. 

      Stock control

    • C. 

      Both of the above

  • 3. 
    GPS is a computer application in which of the following areas?
    • A. 

      Medicine

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Transportation

  • 4. 
    What is simulation?
    • A. 

      Software useful for airline reservation

    • B. 

      The use of computer software and hardware to imitate real life situations

    • C. 

      A programming language

  • 5. 
    CAD stands for
    • A. 

      Computer Aided Design

    • B. 

      Computing And Digitisation

    • C. 

      Computer Art and Drawing

  • 6. 
    The availability of government services online is known as
    • A. 

      World wide web

    • B. 

      E-mail

    • C. 

      E-government

  • 7. 
    One use of computers in education is
    • A. 

      CAL

    • B. 

      GPS

    • C. 

      ABS

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements about e-mail is NOT true?
    • A. 

      It is faster than traditional post

    • B. 

      It is cheaper than traditional post, especially if large documents are involved

    • C. 

      Viruses cannot be spread via e-mail

  • 9. 
    The World Wide Web has many uses including:
    • A. 

      Making documents, sound files and video files available via websites

    • B. 

      E-mail and instant messages

    • C. 

      All of the Above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of a simulation computer application?
    • A. 

      Using computer software and hardware for weather forecasting

    • B. 

      The use of computer software and hardware to create an artificial environment within which to train new pilots.

    • C. 

      Online flight booking reservation