Technical Proficiency Assessment

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This is a basic Technical Proficiency test to measure your knowledge about computers, the internet and other tech-related topics needed.

  
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1.  ________ is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources  on the World Wide Web
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2.  In order to connect wirelessly, your computer should have
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3.  Can a Dial up service be wireless?
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4.  To transfer digital data or computer software from a computer or other digital device to a server or  another device is called
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5.  IP Address is:
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6.  A _______ is a modifier key on a keyboard, used to type capital letters and other alternate "upper" characters.
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7.  USB is an abbreviation for
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8.  MODEM can be defined as
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9.  Ethernet is the same as Telephone cable
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10.  __________ is a computer software that can be installed on computers and collect little bits of information at a time about users without their knowledge or consent. 
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11.  ________ is the main graphical user interface of an operating system, usually displaying icons,  windows and background wallpaper;
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12.  A computer program that is designed to replicate itself by copying itself into the other programs stored in a computer. It may be benign or have a negative effect, such as causing a program to operate incorrectly or corrupting a computer's memory.
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13.  ID10T error refers to:
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14.  In this example, www.yahoo.com, www stands for
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15.  MAC Address is:
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16.  Which of the following is an email clien?
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17.  One way of connecting multiple computers in a DSL service is to use
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18.  Broadband is defined as 
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19.  Virus is to AntiVirus, Spyware is to Antispyware, Firewall is to __________
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20.  Where do you type the URL of a website in a internet browser to get the desired page?
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21.  Wireless internet is not the same as WiFi
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22.  POTS stands for
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23.  Clicking the X in the upper right corner of a window in Windows will result in what action?
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24.  DSL stands for:
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25.  The default word editor for an email client in Windows OS is
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26.  Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP second Edition are
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27.  Electromagnetic Interfence or Radio Frequency Interference from electronic device can disrupt DSL  service
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28.  In computers, WLAN can be located under network connections, what does WLAN refers to
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29.  _________ is the address of a web page on the world wide web
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30.  In a DSL environment, Hub is
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31.  ADSL has
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32.  WiFi Hotspot refers to
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33.  Example of an antivirus program is
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34.  The following special characters can be found in the keyboard ñ / Ñ
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35.  1 MB is equivalent to 1000 KB
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36.  EMail is an abbreviation for
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37.  Wireless internet connection means
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38.  .com, .net, .gov, .mil., .us, .org, .com, .edu  are
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39.  What is a spam?
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40.  Which file types can be downloaded from the internet?
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41.   ISP is an abbreviation for
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42.  A __________ is a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting authorized communications. It is a device or set of devices that is configured to permit  or deny network transmissions based upon a set of rules and other criteria.
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43.  HTTP is an abbreviation for
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44.  ______ is the primary text input device
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45.  On the answers below, one is a secure site
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46.  Macintosh computers has Windows OS by default
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47.  Pressing Alt key and ______ key will close an application
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48.  To access internet explore thru the run field, you need to type
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49.  Transfer a file or program from a central computer to a smaller computer or to a computer at a remote location
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50.  These are ads that appear without your request usually on top of the information that you want to  view
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51.  _________ is an e-mail service intended to be primarily accessed via a web browser
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