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