Ic3 Certification Computing Fundamentals Final

85 Questions  I  By Tergle on February 11, 2010
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.  Portable microcomputers similar to the desktop models in speed, performance and usage are called ________________________
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2.  What is the acronym for the memory that is volatile?
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3.  Item #8 is the ____________
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4.  In the image above, the ports on the right side is a ___________ port.
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5.  Networks are sometimes referred to as _____________
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6.  How many characters in a byte?
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7.  Newer cell phones that include computer technology are called __________________
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8.  The name of the operating system prior to Windows was _______________ 
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9.  A monitor that only displays information from a network is referred to as a _______________
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10.  A microcomputer is also called a ____________.
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11.  What measuring unit describes 1,000,000,000?
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12.  Item #3 is the _______________
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13.  Data is defined as ______________
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14.  The area on the far right side of the task bar which contains the clock is called the _________________________
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15.  How many bits in a byte?
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16.  PDAs with a microprocessor are classified as ____________________
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17.     Which of the icons above is the default storage area for saved and downloaded files?
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18.  How many bytes in the alphabet?
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19.  What is the name of the code that computers use to understand our language?
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20.  Traditionally, the majority of companies use ___________________________
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21.  Item #10 is the _____________
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22.  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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23.  Computers that are linked together form a ______________
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24.  The keyboard shortcut to paste is?
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25.     Which of the icons above allows me to see my computers drives?
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26.  How many bits in a byte?
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27.  The speed of the processor is measured in _____________
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28.  Notebooks are commonly found in use with _______________________
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29.  The image above is showing a ___________________
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30.  The image above is showing a ____________
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31.  A program is defined as  _____________
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32.  What measuring unit describes 1,000,000?
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33.  Item #7 is the ____________
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34.  Tablets are commonly found in _________________________
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35.  The blue bar at the bottom of the desktop is called the ________________
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36.  Item#4 is the _____________
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37.  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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38.  The computer that controls the flow of data to and from computers or terminals in a network is the ____________________
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39.  Mainframe computers are commonly found in
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40.  The difference between a PDA and Pocket PC is _____________________________
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41.  How many bytes in the word Supercalifragelisticexpealidotious?
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42.  The image above shows _________________________
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43.  Minicomputers are commonly found in ________________________
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44.  The image above is the _____________________
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45.  Specialized industries such as graphics design or publishing use _______________________
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46.  A network _____________
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47.  As a rule supercomputers __________________________
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48.  The keyboard shortcut to cut is?
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49.  PDA stands for _________________________
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50.  Although several people can use a minicomputer at the same time, as the number of users increase ____________________________
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51.  The brain of the computer is the ______________
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52.  Computers that are similar to notebooks but have a screen that swivels or folds over are called _______________
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53.  In the image above, the ports on the left side are ___________ ports.
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54.     Which of the icons above will allow me to view internet web pages?
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55.  Mainframe computers are often referred to as ______________________
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56.  Item #2 is the _____________
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57.  There are generally two types of microcomputer systems which are _________________
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58.  How many bytes is one character of information?
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59.  CPU stands for ________________
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60.  To write or select items on a tablet you can use _________________
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61.  Item #1 is the ____________
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62.  Computers that process data at a slower rate and in smaller volumes than mainframes are called _______________________
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63.  The area to the right of the START button is called the _______________
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64.  Item #6 is the ______________
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65.  Computers run _________ which process ________ and perform tasks based on the instructions provided.
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66.  A small, palm sized computer that is used as a personal organizer is called a _____________
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67.  When does the computer clear RAM memory?
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68.  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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69.  Item #9 is the _______________
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70.  The keys across the top of the keyboard, F1-F12 are called ______________
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71.  The acronym PC stands for ______________
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72.  Which of the following is considered the fastest type of computer?
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73.  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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74.  The image above is a ___________
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75.  How much information is stored in RAM when the computer is turned off?
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76.  What measuring unit describes 1000?
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77.  Item #5 is the _______________
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78.  The three special purpose keys on the image above are ________________
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79.  The system that processes data quickly and is designed for one user is a ________________
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80.  DOS stands for _______________________________ 
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81.  The image above is a ___________ port.
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82.     Which of the icons above is where deleted files are moved to for permanent removal?
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83.  Tablets have _____________ capability installed for easy data entry.
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84.  The keyboard shortcut to copy is?
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85.  A workstation is essentially ________________________
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