8th Grade 1st Marking Period Quiz

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8th Grade 1st Marking Period Quiz

This is the end of the 1st Marking Period Quiz that covers topics and skills we have learned so far. Focus is on Keyboarding, MS Word and Powerpoint, and Internet Resources and Research.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In your opinion, what is the purpose of your Interactive Notebook in our Computer Tech Class?
  • 2. 
    List 3 of your favorite website; include at least 1 that we have used in this class. 
  • 3. 
    What does this picture mean to you?
  • 4. 
    Evaluate yourself in the following areas (1-5, with 5 being best)1)  Being on time for class.2)  Listening and following instructions.3)  Completing and turning in work on time.4)  Following the Wildcat Way and Computer Lab Rules. 
  • 5. 
    When keyboarding, you should use the homerow keys.  These are ...
    • A. 

      Sdfg, hjkl

    • B. 

      Asdf (left hand), jkl; (right hand)

    • C. 

      Asdg, jklh

  • 6. 
    The main purpose of our School-Loop accounts are to...
    • A. 

      To check on what is happening at our school.

    • B. 

      Use Loop mail so we can email our friends.

    • C. 

      Monitor our grades, keep up on assignments, and turn-in work.

  • 7. 
    The Home Row keys on the keyboard are where your fingers are positioned and rest, and are considered anchors so you can always tell where you are on the keyboard. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If an Assignment is no longer a "Current Assignment," you will find it on your "Calendar" on the date it was due.  You can then turn it in there, but may lose some points for being late.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Our Middle School Portfolios are... (check all that are correct)
    • A. 

      Ways to show what we are learning at Lee Middle School.

    • B. 

      A semester-long "scrapbook" of our experiences.

    • C. 

      A way to be creative and practice PowerPoint Design Tips

  • 10. 
    When saving a file to your computer.  It doesn't matter what "Save In" folder you choose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    We are using Powerpoint to create our semester Middle School Portfolio.  What is the purpose of creating a Powerpoint slide show?
    • A. 

      Powerpoint is multimedia presentation software that uses images, text, movement, and sound to create a slide show.

    • B. 

      Powerpoint is for presentations. It is a way to demonstrate what I've learned.

    • C. 

      Powerpoint is considered only a word processor.

    • D. 

      Both A & B above.

  • 12. 
    Google Drive is ....
    • A. 

      Cloud based service where you can create documents, slides, and other files and store them on-line to easily share and collaborate.

    • B. 

      An application that allows you to create and store files on your computer, you don't need the Internet.

    • C. 

      Only for school use.

  • 13. 
    After watching the video in Brainpop on Digital Etiquette" we learned many things about courtesy and respect online.  What do you think is the main reason some people are rude online?
    • A. 

      Using the computer is just easy and some people just get lazy about having good manners.

    • B. 

      Some people are just mean and want to hurt others.

    • C. 

      People can stay anonymous and hide behind a computer screen, and some people forget we should treat others how we want to be treated whether you are talking online or in person.

  • 14. 
    The purpose of completing "Brainpop" summaries in Computer Tech Class are...
    • A. 

      No real purpose, just to have some fun watching videos.

    • B. 

      To see what is happening in the tech world and learn how to use it appropriately. It makes you a better global citizen

    • C. 

      To help with learning to summarize, find main points, and think critically.

    • D. 

      The b. & c. are both good answers.

  • 15. 
    Media Literacy means knowing what to trust on the Internet.  What are some questions I should ask myself when deciding to use a website in my research for assignments and projects?(check all that apply)
    • A. 

      What is the message, what is the bias, and what is their evidence?

    • B. 

      Who created this website - who is the author and who sponsors it?

    • C. 

      What is this website trying to accomplish (educate, sell something, promote their ideas, etc.)?

    • D. 

      Is this a fun and easy site to use? It came up when I searched online, so it must be okay.

  • 16. 
    A program we used in the last few weeks is Photoshop.  What is something we could use Photoshop for?(check all that apply)
    • A. 

      There is really no educational purpose to this program, we will just be using it for fun.

    • B. 

      We could use it for our Portfolio project in many different ways and adding special effects to our images.

    • C. 

      We used it for our Business Logo and we could use it for other images we want to change and manipulate.

  • 17. 
    An entrepreneur is a person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Blogs are a part of our class, where we can be part of a discussion by replying to posts and sharing our comments.  What does blog stand for?
    • A. 

      Discussion

    • B. 

      Weblog

    • C. 

      Forum

    • D. 

      Website Info

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