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Computer Information Technology Quiz-- Lindsey Short

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Basic computer technology multiple choice questions

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  • 1. 
    If something is denied access because of moral, ethical or religious issues, it would be considered part of a _____________
    • A. 

      Blockade

    • B. 

      Censorship

    • C. 

      Permit

    • D. 

      Approval plan

  • 2. 
    In a research paper I wrote I used many different sources to gather my information, Throughout my paper I used a _____________ to document where I found my information. 
    • A. 

      Source Reference

    • B. 

      Tribute

    • C. 

      Quotation Mark

    • D. 

      Citation

  • 3. 
    This is a data structure used to store organized information.  It is typically made up of many linked tables of rows and columns. A company uses a this to store information about their products, their employees, and financial information. 
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Hardrive

    • C. 

      Company program

    • D. 

      Notebook

  • 4. 
    All of the following statements are true EXCEPT _____________.
    • A. 

      Digital information can be copied, edited, and moved without losing any quality.

    • B. 

      Digital information is stored using a series of ones and zeros

    • C. 

      Digital data is difficult to edit

    • D. 

      Digital data is the most common way of storing and reading data

  • 5. 
    A list of email addresses which are chained together and given a nickname so that you can send one message to a group of recipients
    • A. 

      Contacts

    • B. 

      Distribution List

    • C. 

      Address Book

    • D. 

      Groupings

  • 6. 
    I     __________________ the music (MP3) file so I could save it to my computer and play it mulitple times. 
    • A. 

      Downloaded

    • B. 

      Added

    • C. 

      Inserted

    • D. 

      Closed

  • 7. 
    Copy data from an application so it can be used or displayed by another application
    • A. 

      Transferring

    • B. 

      Adding and deleting

    • C. 

      Exporting and importing

    • D. 

      Transitioning

  • 8. 
    Everytime you log into the school network the Carl Stuart Middle School website pops up, this is known as a
    • A. 

      Beginning page

    • B. 

      Start-up page

    • C. 

      Initial page

    • D. 

      Homepage

  • 9. 
    Microsoft Word has up and down and side to side scroll bars that allow the learner to search for text, data, or graphics as things are added to the document, Microsoft Word uses...
    • A. 

      Extra space

    • B. 

      Horizontal and vertical placement

    • C. 

      Tabs

    • D. 

      Ruler

  • 10. 
    The library features an online form of a database known as an ________, to help students locate resources by author, title, subject and other known data.
    • A. 

      Web library

    • B. 

      Referent pages

    • C. 

      Bibliography

    • D. 

      Index

  • 11. 
    If Miley Cyrus came out with a new single, it would be copyrighted by law so other people could not copy her new hit, her song is known as 
    • A. 

      Available

    • B. 

      Personal rights

    • C. 

      Intellectual property

    • D. 

      Copyright Fringed

  • 12. 
    In business letters, left _______________ is used throughout the letter to create simplicity and a quick read. All the text is aligned with the left margin and leave the right side ragged. 
    • A. 

      Justification

    • B. 

      Tabs

    • C. 

      Margins

    • D. 

      Indexes

  • 13. 
    Any words, phrases, or synonyms you think describe your topic.  By searching these you can figure out what the subject heading would be. 
    • A. 

      Bold words

    • B. 

      Key words

    • C. 

      Adjectives

    • D. 

      Personal Names

  • 14. 
    If I steal Stephanie Meyer's new story line and use it as my own, this would be known as 
    • A. 

      Libel

    • B. 

      Free Stealing

    • C. 

      Borrowing

    • D. 

      Infringement

  • 15. 
    When shopping online I find a pair of shoes I like, when I click on the pair of shoes it ______ me to another web page showing close up pictures and the price of the shoes
    • A. 

      Changes

    • B. 

      Transitions

    • C. 

      Links

    • D. 

      Downloads

  • 16. 
    In computer class the first and last thing you should do at your computer is : 
    • A. 

      Talk to your friends on AIM

    • B. 

      Check your e-mail

    • C. 

      Play Games

    • D. 

      Login and logout

  • 17. 
    A function in Windows software which enlarges a selected tab in the taskbar to a full-size window and a function in Windows software which reduces a selected window to a tab in the task bar is: 
    • A. 

      Maximize and Minimize

    • B. 

      Close and Exit

    • C. 

      Grow and Diminish

    • D. 

      Add and Subtract

  • 18. 
    In Windows programs, it resides at the top of each window.  It is a horizontal strip that contains lists of avaliable menus for a certain program, with the standard File,Edit and View 
    • A. 

      Task Bar

    • B. 

      Menu Bar

    • C. 

      Tool Bar

    • D. 

      Formatting Bar

  • 19. 
    ________________ are results of experiments or original research, literary works, autobiographies, and other materials 
    • A. 

      Primary Sources

    • B. 

      Secondary Sources

    • C. 

      Documented Sources

    • D. 

      Bibliograhies

  • 20. 
    A PowerPoint presentation must contain an efficient amount of __________ which will contain information about what I am presenting.
    • A. 

      Note Sections

    • B. 

      Handouts

    • C. 

      Slides

    • D. 

      Graphics

  • 21. 
    I joined the American Eagle coupon emaling list that sends me updates and special promotions about sales. I __________ to their online promotion system. 
    • A. 

      Accepted

    • B. 

      Added information

    • C. 

      Activated

    • D. 

      Subscribed

  • 22. 
    Rows of words or icons at the bottom of the screen which indicate the files and programs currently open, it may also include date, time, and other information 
    • A. 

      Menu Bar

    • B. 

      Taskbar

    • C. 

      Formatting Bar

    • D. 

      Tool Bar

  • 23. 
    A list of words and their synonyms; suggest other words with a similar meaning the to the word you have chosen..
    • A. 

      Antonyms

    • B. 

      Dictionary

    • C. 

      Thesaurus

    • D. 

      Synonymesis

  • 24. 
    A list of words stored in a machine-readable form of reference as by spelling-checking software
    • A. 

      Dictionary

    • B. 

      Thesaurus

    • C. 

      Antonyms

    • D. 

      Spellcheck Master

  • 25. 
    Rows of words or icons at the top of the screen which allow you to activate various functions; they serve as an always-available, easy-to-use interface for performing common functions.
    • A. 

      Formatting Bar

    • B. 

      Menu Bar

    • C. 

      Toolbar

    • D. 

      Editing Bar

  • 26. 
    After typing a document you should run ______ to check the spelling of text in a document. 
    • A. 

      Word Reader

    • B. 

      Spell Check

    • C. 

      Letter Application

    • D. 

      Document pro

  • 27. 
    This application introduces the learner to a new skill through guided instruction; an interactive software program created as a learning tool. 
    • A. 

      Information Seeker

    • B. 

      Aide

    • C. 

      Tutor

    • D. 

      Tutorial

  • 28. 
    ________________ is an illusion of reality created by a computer system. 
    • A. 

      Video Games

    • B. 

      Almost Reality

    • C. 

      Movie Clips

    • D. 

      Virtual Reality

  • 29. 
    A _____ is a document that stores data in a grid of rows and columns.  
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Blank page

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      Slide

  • 30. 
    To copy files from your computer to another computer
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Add-in

    • C. 

      Upload

    • D. 

      Export

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