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IC3 Certification Computing Fundamentals Final

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