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