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Information Technology 1 (CAPE)

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This quiz is based on Module 1 of the CAPE syllabus for Information Technology. It aims to test knowledge gained in the area of various Hardware: Input, Output, Processing and Storage and Communication devices, as well as Software: System Software and Application Software.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Write a prelude or give a descriptive account of the scenario as you understand it.
    Name of Entity Source or Destination ? Data Flow
    Customer Source Application Details
    Customer Source ID Card
    Member Source Ready Finance Card
    Member Source Item Details
    Supplier Source Goods Details
    Member Destination Credit Limit
    Member Destination Ready Finance Card
    Member Ready Finance Card Ready Finance Card
  • 2. 
    Read the following, then re-type, filling in all the blanks to reveal the complete thought.IInformation processing is the ________________________ of _________________ , done in a particular _____________ , by which _______________ produce ____________________.
  • 3. 
    Read the following, then re-type, filling in all the blanks to reveal the complete thought. The sup processes of an information system are ____________ , _______________________, ___________________ , ______________________ , _____________________ .
  • 4. 
    Define Data Flow Diagrams and explain its use or function in an information system.
  • 5. 
    I perform diagnostic test when the computer is switched on. What am I?
  • 6. 
    I allow data to be entered and stored in a structured way. What am I?
  • 7. 
    I schedule jobs to be executed. What am I?
  • 8. 
    I deal with any error that may arise when printing a document. What am I?
  • 9. 
    I load spreadsheet software into memory. What am I?
  • 10. 
    I calculate the net pay of employees. What am I?
  • 11. 
    I teach people how to use a keyboard. What am I?
  • 12. 
    I allow humans to interact with the computer. What am I?
  • 13. 
    I give directions to get to a popular restaurant. What am I?
  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT a major component of an information technology system?
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Freeware

    • E. 

      User

  • 15. 
    Windows Vista would bean example of an
    • A. 

      Expensive System

    • B. 

      Hardware System

    • C. 

      Software System

    • D. 

      Operating System

    • E. 

      Information System

  • 16. 
    Quick Books would be classified BEST as
    • A. 

      A accounting package

    • B. 

      A software system

    • C. 

      A productivity software

    • D. 

      An off the shelf software

    • E. 

      All of the above