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