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IC3 - Computer Fundamental

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IC3 - computer fundamental

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  • 1. 
    Which one of the following is NOT an email program?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Outlook

    • B. 

      Eudora

    • C. 

      Mozilla Firefox

    • D. 

      Lotus CC

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Word Processing Program

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet Program

    • C. 

      Database Program

    • D. 

      Presentation Program

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Open the "Control" panel, and choose the "Date and Time" from the File Menu.

    • B. 

      Open "My Computer" and choose "Date and Time" from the File Menu.

    • C. 

      Open the "Control" panel and either select the "Date, Time, Language and Regional" category, or double clock on the "Date and Time" icon.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    In the Control Panel, which icon would allow you to change the monitor resolution?
    • A. 

      Administrative Tools

    • B. 

      Display

    • C. 

      Internet Options

    • D. 

      System

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The CPU verifies the hardware, loads the application programs, then loads the built-in instructions in ROM.

    • B. 

      The CPU looks for and loads the operating system from disk, checks the hardware then loads the built-in instructions in ROM.

    • C. 

      The CPU verifies the hardware, then loads the built-in instructions residing in ROM, which look for the Operating System on disk and loads it into RAM.

    • D. 

      The CPU verifies the hardware, then loads the built-in instruction residing in ROM, which look for the OS in RAM and copy it to the disk.

  • 6. 
    What is the view type shown in this picture?
    • A. 

      Thumbnails

    • B. 

      Details

    • C. 

      Lists

    • D. 

      Icons

  • 7. 
    What drive usually represents the main hard disk drive?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      H

    • D. 

      F

  • 8. 
    If the file "Resume" is located inside the "Work" folder on the "C" Drive, which of the following would be the correct path to the file?
    • A. 

      C:/Work

    • B. 

      Desktop\Resume

    • C. 

      C:\Work\Resume

    • D. 

      Resume\Work:C

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      An example of outputting is when the computer displays the contents of a document on the screen.

    • B. 

      An example of inputting is typing information into a database program.

    • C. 

      An example of processing is when the CPU calculates the result of a formula.

    • D. 

      An example of outputting is clicking the mouse.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Word Processing program

    • B. 

      Accounting for a small business

    • C. 

      Airline ticket reservation

    • D. 

      Engineering and scientific tasks

  • 11. 
    On which of the following computers can you install a software program that requires at least 500 MHz microprocessor, 128 MB of RAM, and 300 MB of hard disk space?
    • A. 

      1 GHz Pentium CPU, 128 MB RAM, 20 GB Hard Drive

    • B. 

      233 MHz Pentium CPU, 128 MB RAM, 100 MB Hard Drive

    • C. 

      1 GHz Pentium CPU, 256 MB RAM, 200 MB Hard Drive

    • D. 

      233 MHz Pentium CPU, 256 MB RAM, 16 GB Hard Drive

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      That the upgrades are sometimes duplicated on the user's computer resulting in problems and delays.

    • B. 

      That it adds an additional cost burden to the company.

    • C. 

      That the updates it provides are extremely slow.

    • D. 

      That the upgrade files may contain a virus.

  • 13. 
    All of the following statements are true except one. Which one is FALSE?
    • A. 

      Both of Minimize button and Close button close the window.

    • B. 

      The Maximum button will resize a window to its maximum size.

    • C. 

      Double clicking on a Window's Title Bar is another way to maximize and restore the window.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 14. 
    What is a display resolution?
    • A. 

      It's another name for a flat panel monitor.

    • B. 

      It's the number of pixels used to display an image on the monitor.

    • C. 

      It's a device that transfer data from the computer to the mirror.

    • D. 

      It's a device that connects the computer to the printer.

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Dial-Up

    • B. 

      T1

    • C. 

      DSL

    • D. 

      Cable

  • 16. 
    How can you restart the computer?
    • A. 

      Click on the "Start" button, then click on the "Shut Down" button, and then select "Restart" from the drop-down list.

    • B. 

      Open "My Computer" then choose "Restart" from the File Menu.

    • C. 

      Push the "Power" button on your computer and release it quickly.

    • D. 

      Open "My Computer" then choose "Restart" from the "Options" menu.

  • 17. 
    What computer component has the term "dot pitch" as part of its specification?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 18. 
    Which of the following printers is best suited for printing large drawings such as architectural blueprints?
    • A. 

      Plotter

    • B. 

      Dot-Matrix

    • C. 

      Laser

    • D. 

      Inkjet

  • 19. 
    When you buy a new computer, which of the following is most likely pre-installed on your computer?
    • A. 

      The Operating System

    • B. 

      A database program

    • C. 

      An accounting program

    • D. 

      A spreadsheet program

  • 20. 
    What is the name of the circuit board that contains the CPU?
    • A. 

      Plug-in-card

    • B. 

      Sound card

    • C. 

      SIMM

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the second stage of software development?
    • A. 

      Debugging

    • B. 

      Design and Coding

    • C. 

      Quality Assurance

    • D. 

      Beta Testing

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of an Operating System?
    • A. 

      Managing files

    • B. 

      Getting input from the keyboard and mouse

    • C. 

      Sending output to the monitor and printer

    • D. 

      Calculating the result of a formula in a spreadsheet

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Disk compression saves space on the disk, so you can fit more information on it.

    • B. 

      Disk defragmentation rearranges the information on the disk, so that the CPU can access it faster.

    • C. 

      Norton Utilities finds and destroys viruses that exist on your storage drives or e-mails.

    • D. 

      PKZIP compresses files so that they occupy less space.

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Windows

    • B. 

      MAC OS

    • C. 

      DOS

    • D. 

      Linux

  • 25. 
    Which of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      For dial-up connection, you usually need an Ethernet plug-in card.

    • B. 

      You would need a 56k modem for a DSL internet connection.

    • C. 

      To connect to a cable modem, you usually need an Ethernet plug-in card.

    • D. 

      To connect to a cable modem, you usually need a dual-processor computer.

  • 26. 
    The speed at which data is transferred in a network is referred to as?
    • A. 

      Bandwidth

    • B. 

      Compression

    • C. 

      Processor

    • D. 

      Prowess

  • 27. 
    What type of computer is in this picture?
    • A. 

      An IBM compatible desktop

    • B. 

      A Macintosh desktop

    • C. 

      An IBM compatible notebook

    • D. 

      A flat panel monitor

  • 28. 
    You can find out the size of a folder by:
    • A. 

      Opening the folder.

    • B. 

      Displaying the folder's properties.

    • C. 

      Selecting the "Details" view.

    • D. 

      Open the "Folder" lists.

  • 29. 
    When you're working with a spreadsheet program, what happens when you type a character on your keyboard?
    • A. 

      The operating system is first notified that a key has been pressed and passes the information to the spreadsheet program.

    • B. 

      The spreadsheet program is first notified has been pressed and passes the information to the the operating system.

    • C. 

      The RAM is first notified that a key has been pressed and passes the information to the spreadsheet program.

    • D. 

      The mouse s first notified that a key has been pressed and passes the information to the spreadsheet program.

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      DOS

    • B. 

      MAC OS

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      UNIX

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      RAM keeps the programs and data that the CPU need to work with.

    • B. 

      RAM is made of microchips.

    • C. 

      RAM keeps its contents when the computer is off.

    • D. 

      RAM stands for Random Access Memory.

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Is located in the "My Documents" folder.

    • B. 

      Has the "Word Document" file type.

    • C. 

      Cannot be modified.

    • D. 

      Is a program file.

  • 33. 
    The keyboard shortcuts for the "Copy" and "Paste" functions are:
    • A. 

      "Control C" and "Control V"

    • B. 

      "Control C" and "Control P"

    • C. 

      "Alt C" and "Alt V"

    • D. 

      "Shift C" and "Shift V"

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Microsoft PowerPoint

    • B. 

      Lotus SmartSuite

    • C. 

      Freelance Graphics

    • D. 

      Harvard Graphics

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      More RAM

    • B. 

      More ROM

    • C. 

      Faster floppy drive

    • D. 

      Faster CD-ROM

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      A desktop computer with a 3 GHZ processor, 768 MB of RAM, and an 80 GB hard disk.

    • B. 

      A desktop computer with a 1.5 GHZ processor, 256 MB of RAM, and an 30 GB hard disk.

    • C. 

      A desktop computer with a 3 GHZ processor, 512 MB of RAM, and an 40 GB hard disk.

    • D. 

      A desktop computer with a 1.5 GHZ processor, 512 MB of RAM, and an 30 GB hard disk.

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Saves a file as a new file, leaving the original file untouched.

    • B. 

      Saves a file as a new file, and deletes the original file.

    • C. 

      Saves a file as a new file, and also saves the original files.

    • D. 

      Saves a file as a new file, and renames the original files.

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      Voice recognition software

    • B. 

      Large key keyboards

    • C. 

      Large prints keyboards

    • D. 

      On-Screen keyboards

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