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