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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.

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