8th Grade End Of Course Technology Exam

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8th Grade Technology Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your competency level based on 8th grade Technology Application TEKS from the State of Texas.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    CPU stands for _____________.
    • A. 

      Central processing unit

    • B. 

      Computer peripheral unit

    • C. 

      Compression per unit

    • D. 

      Communication preferences unit

  • 2. 
    Computers can communicate via wireless ________________.
    • A. 

      Networks

    • B. 

      Cells

    • C. 

      Lines

    • D. 

      Phones

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A search that allows you to combine words and phrases using the words AND, OR and NOT to limit, widen, or define your search is called _______________.
    • A. 

      Inclusive

    • B. 

      Exclusive

    • C. 

      Boolean

    • D. 

      Wildcard

  • 5. 
    On a web page, links can be ___________ or _____________.
    • A. 

      Fast, slow

    • B. 

      Audio, video

    • C. 

      Text, images

    • D. 

      Microsoft, Apple

  • 6. 
    The zoom setting in most productivity programs determines how large or small a document will appear when it is printed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    On a standard keyboard, the home row keys include ______________.
    • A. 

      D and ;

    • B. 

      E and Y

    • C. 

      T and N

    • D. 

      P and W

  • 8. 
    Printing on both sides of the paper is called _________________.
    • A. 

      Collating

    • B. 

      Duplexing

    • C. 

      Polyprinting

    • D. 

      Booking

  • 9. 
    Once you have set up a username and password for your e-mail account, you should never change your password.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Match the following searches with the correct search term. A. Keyword B. Wildcard C. Inclusion D. Exclusion ____ longhorn AND early ____ longhorn NOT university ____ longhorn ____ Early longhorn * schedule
    • A. 

      C,D,A,B

    • B. 

      D,A,B,C

    • C. 

      C,D,B,A

    • D. 

      A,B,D,C

  • 11. 
    This device can copy a printed image and convert it into a digital format for use on a computer.
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Image editor

    • D. 

      Graphics card

  • 12. 
    Adding a song of your favorite singer to your work with no citation is an act of plagiarism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    1. Adware 2. Virus 3. Malware 4. Spywayre 5. Trojan 6. Worm 7. Vulnerability _________  maliciious software or potentially unwanted software installed without adequate user consent _________  software that replicates, commonly by infecting other files in the computer, allowing the execution of malicious code _________ flaw, error, or poor coding technique in a program that may allow an attacker to exploit it for a malicious purpose. _________ self-propogating program that can automatically distribute itself from one computer to another _________ malicious application that is unable to spread on its own, so it pretends to be legitimate programs to get you to install it _________ program that collects information, such as the web sites a user visits, without user consent _________ program that displays advertisements, usually running without user consent
    • A. 

      3, 2, 7, 6, 5, 4, 1

    • B. 

      1, 3, 4, 5, 2,6, 7,

    • C. 

      2, 4, 3, 7,1, 6, 5

  • 14. 
    if a document, image, or video is in the "public domain", then...
    • A. 

      ...anyone can use it

    • B. 

      ...someone can use it with the copyright holder's permission

    • C. 

      ...only the copyright holder can use it

    • D. 

      ...it can only be used for educational purpes

  • 15. 
    in the URL http://www.peace.org, what does the "http" part do?
    • A. 

      It gives the server name

    • B. 

      It gives the folder name

    • C. 

      It's the protocol, or way to find the resource

    • D. 

      It's a file name

  • 16. 
    VOIP stands for ______________.
    • A. 

      Video on Internet Programs

    • B. 

      Void on Internal Processor

    • C. 

      Voice Over Internet protocol

    • D. 

      Visual Order Identification Program

  • 17. 
    A web search engine works by maintaining a huge database of _____________ for all the different webpages on the Internet.
    • A. 

      Hyperlinks

    • B. 

      HTML tags

    • C. 

      Keywords

    • D. 

      Bookmarks