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