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