8th Grade BCIS Semester Review

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Semester review for 8th Grade BCIS class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hard drives, floppy disks and CDs are _________________________ for the computer.
    • A. 

      Output devices

    • B. 

      Input devices

    • C. 

      Peripherals

    • D. 

      Storage devices

  • 2. 
    Which of the following terms is not associated with an Internet browser?
    • A. 

      Hyperlink

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      WWW (World Wide Web)

    • D. 

      URL (Uniform Resource Locator)

  • 3. 
    When locating information on the Internet, the most efficient strategy of searching is ________________________________.
    • A. 

      Boolean

    • B. 

      Hyperlinks

    • C. 

      Scrolling

    • D. 

      Time consuming

  • 4. 
    The "brain" of the computer is the _________________________________.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CD ROM Drive

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 5. 
    The best application to use to store a collection of data in an organized way is a ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Word processor

    • C. 

      Spreadsheet

    • D. 

      Presentation

  • 6. 
    A form of memory that holds items that can be read but not erased or changed is called _________________________________.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      Virtual

  • 7. 
    Graphic images that can be added to a publication are called_________________________.
    • A. 

      Fonts

    • B. 

      Clipart

    • C. 

      AVI

    • D. 

      WAV

  • 8. 
    An image that represents an application, a command, or a link for the user is called _________________________.
    • A. 

      Output devices

    • B. 

      Input devices

    • C. 

      Clipart

    • D. 

      Icon

  • 9. 
    The mark on the display screen that indicates where the next character will be displayed is the ______________________________.
    • A. 

      Cursor

    • B. 

      Status line

    • C. 

      Header

    • D. 

      Automatic return

  • 10. 
    When using a formula, what is the symbol for multiplication on most computers?
    • A. 

      &

    • B. 

      X

    • C. 

      /

    • D. 

      *

  • 11. 
    Which of the following would be the best choice for writing a letter to a friend or relative?
    • A. 

      Graphics package

    • B. 

      Word processor

    • C. 

      Spreadsheet

    • D. 

      Database

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an important feature of spreadsheets and databases that will place data into a specific order?
    • A. 

      Sorting

    • B. 

      Arranging

    • C. 

      Spell checking

    • D. 

      Formatting

  • 13. 
    Which formatting technique would you use to make text that is inputted into a document stand out by making it appear heavier and darker?
    • A. 

      Italics

    • B. 

      Font size

    • C. 

      Typeface

    • D. 

      Bold

  • 14. 
    What is a LAN? (Local Area Network)?
    • A. 

      A computer lab

    • B. 

      The Internet

    • C. 

      A type of scanner

    • D. 

      A collection of computers that share a common communications line

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following applications would be appropriate if a student had to do an outline for his/her report?
    • A. 

      Graphics package

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet

    • C. 

      Word processor

    • D. 

      Database

  • 16. 
    A computer can connect to the Internet over a telephone line with which of the following?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Memory

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a multimedia presentation software?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      Microsoft PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Microsoft FrontPage

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not a graphic file format?
    • A. 

      AVI

    • B. 

      JPEG

    • C. 

      BMP

    • D. 

      GIF

  • 19. 
    A WAN (Wide Area Network) is _______________________________.
    • A. 

      A graphic file name

    • B. 

      A name of an operating system

    • C. 

      A name of a software package

    • D. 

      A geographically dispersed telecommunications network

  • 20. 
    When creating an inventory of equipment, the best application to use is ________________.
    • A. 

      Word processor

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      Multimedia

    • D. 

      Graphics program

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