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