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