IC3 Certification Computing Fundamentals Final

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IC3 certification computing fundamentals final
This test is designed to cover material that is necessary to prepare to sit for the IC3 Certification in Computing Fundamentals 2005. Questions are based on other practice tests and various published sources. I have been teaching prep classes for this exam for over 3 years now and I feel that this test material is by far the most comprehensive available. Please note that this is for Computing Fundamentals 2005. This is important at the time of testing to clarify this to the proctor.

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1. 
Item #9 is the _______________
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2.  A monitor that only displays information from a network is referred to as a _______________
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C.
D.
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The three special purpose keys on the image above are ________________
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B.
C.
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The area on the far right side of the task bar which contains the clock is called the _________________________
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B.
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D.
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Item #8 is the ____________
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6.  CPU stands for ________________
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B.
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The image above is the _____________________
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D.
8.  As a rule supercomputers __________________________
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B.
C.
D.
9.  There are generally two types of microcomputer systems which are _________________
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B.
C.
D.
10.  How many bits in a byte?
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D.
11.  The system that processes data quickly and is designed for one user is a ________________
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B.
C.
D.
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The keys across the top of the keyboard, F1-F12 are called ______________
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B.
C.
D.
13.  A small, palm sized computer that is used as a personal organizer is called a _____________
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B.
C.
D.
14.  What measuring unit describes 1000?
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D.
15.  Tablets have _____________ capability installed for easy data entry.
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B.
C.
D.
16.  Although several people can use a minicomputer at the same time, as the number of users increase ____________________________
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17.  How many bytes in the word Supercalifragelisticexpealidotious?
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D.
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The image above is showing a ___________________
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D.
19.  Mainframe computers are commonly found in
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   Which of the icons above is the default storage area for saved and downloaded files?
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21.  Mainframe computers are often referred to as ______________________
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B.
C.
D.
22. 
The area to the right of the START button is called the _______________
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C.
D.
23. 
In the image above, the ports on the right side is a ___________ port.
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C.
D.
24.  Computers run _________ which process ________ and perform tasks based on the instructions provided.
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D.
25.  Portable microcomputers similar to the desktop models in speed, performance and usage are called ________________________
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B.
C.
D.
26.  PDAs with a microprocessor are classified as ____________________
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B.
C.
D.
27.  The keyboard shortcut to cut is?
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D.
28. 
   Which of the icons above is where deleted files are moved to for permanent removal?
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B.
C.
D.
29.  How many bits in a byte?
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B.
C.
D.
30.  How much information is stored in RAM when the computer is turned off?
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B.
C.
D.
31.  Which of the following options below best describes the differences between RAM memory and the hard drive on a computer system?
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B.
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32. 
Item #3 is the _______________
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The image above shows _________________________
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C.
D.
34.  What measuring unit describes 1,000,000?
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C.
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35.  What is the acronym for the memory that is volatile?
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D.
36. 
   Which of the icons above will allow me to view internet web pages?
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D.
37.  A network _____________
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C.
D.
38.  What is the name of the code that computers use to understand our language?
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D.
39.  Networks are sometimes referred to as _____________
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B.
C.
D.
40. 
In the image above, the ports on the left side are ___________ ports.
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B.
C.
D.
41.  When does the computer clear RAM memory?
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C.
D.
42.  What measuring unit describes 1,000,000,000?
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B.
C.
D.
43.  Which of the following is considered the fastest type of computer?
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B.
C.
D.
44.  Notebooks are commonly found in use with _______________________
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B.
C.
D.
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Item #5 is the _______________
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   Which of the icons above allows me to see my computers drives?
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B.
C.
D.
47.  DOS stands for _______________________________ 
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B.
C.
D.
48.  Newer cell phones that include computer technology are called __________________
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B.
C.
D.
49.  The keyboard shortcut to paste is?
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B.
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D.
50.  Computers that process data at a slower rate and in smaller volumes than mainframes are called _______________________
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B.
C.
D.
51.  Tablets are commonly found in _________________________
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B.
C.
D.
52.  If I need to store my essay and I have about one-half of a page completed, what is the minimum amount of memory I will need to store the essay?
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B.
C.
D.
53.  The name of the operating system prior to Windows was _______________ 
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D.
54.  Computers that are linked together form a ______________
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B.
C.
D.
55.  How many bytes in the alphabet?
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B.
C.
D.
56.  To write or select items on a tablet you can use _________________
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B.
C.
D.
57.  How many characters in a byte?
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B.
C.
D.
58.  Specialized industries such as graphics design or publishing use _______________________
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B.
C.
D.
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Item #2 is the _____________
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60.  Traditionally, the majority of companies use ___________________________
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D.
61. 
The image above is showing a ____________
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B.
C.
D.
62.  The keyboard shortcut to copy is?
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B.
C.
D.
63.  The difference between a PDA and Pocket PC is _____________________________
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B.
C.
D.
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The image above is a ___________ port.
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B.
C.
D.
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Item #7 is the ____________
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66.  A workstation is essentially ________________________
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C.
D.
67.  If I need to store an e-book that has 475 pages, what is the minimum amount of memory I will need to store the book?
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B.
C.
D.
68.  Computers that are similar to notebooks but have a screen that swivels or folds over are called _______________
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B.
C.
D.
69.  The brain of the computer is the ______________
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D.
70.  If I need to store a set of encyclopedias that have 498,000 pages, what is the minimum amount of memory I will need to store the books?
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B.
C.
D.
71.  How many bytes is one character of information?
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72.  Data is defined as ______________
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B.
C.
D.
73.  The acronym PC stands for ______________
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B.
C.
D.
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Item #6 is the ______________
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D.
75.  Minicomputers are commonly found in ________________________
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B.
C.
D.
76.  A microcomputer is also called a ____________.
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B.
C.
D.
77.  The computer that controls the flow of data to and from computers or terminals in a network is the ____________________
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B.
C.
D.
78.  The speed of the processor is measured in _____________
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B.
C.
D.
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Item#4 is the _____________
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80.  A program is defined as  _____________
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D.
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The image above is a ___________
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B.
C.
D.
82.  PDA stands for _________________________
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B.
C.
D.
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Item #10 is the _____________
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Item #1 is the ____________
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85. 
The blue bar at the bottom of the desktop is called the ________________
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