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