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