8th Grade End Of Year Exam

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  • 1. 

    Safari and _________________  are both programs  on your computer that help you to access the internet. They're called ___________________.

    • A.

      Word, browsers

    • B.

      Firefox, search engines

    • C.

      Google, multimedia

    • D.

      Firefox, browsers

    Correct Answer
    D. Firefox, browsers
    Explanation
    Safari and Firefox are both programs on your computer that help you to access the internet. They are called browsers.

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  • 2. 

    A URL is a web site's address. It usually starts with http: or www.  URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. A URL, or Uniform Resource Locator, is a web address that is used to locate and access resources on the internet. It typically starts with "http://" or "www." and provides the specific location or address of a website or webpage.

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  • 3. 

    Marquise needs to hand something in. He knows that this shortcut on the bottom right is a way to store documents on the server, which the teachers can access, but he doesn't remember which one to click on. Kahil reminds him that it's the "Assignments" and then she should click on his teacher's name, class of 2015 and then drag to the Hand In Bin. Is Kahlil right?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Kahil is correct. Marquise needs to click on "Assignments" and then select his teacher's name and class of 2015 in order to access the Hand In Bin and submit his document.

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  • 4. 

    This extension is a for a word processing document. It's mostly typing.

    • A.

      .mp3

    • B.

      .doc or .docx

    • C.

      .jpeg

    • D.

      .mov

    Correct Answer
    B. .doc or .docx
    Explanation
    The correct answer is .doc or .docx. This extension is commonly used for word processing documents. It indicates that the file is a Microsoft Word document. Word processing involves typing and editing text, making this extension appropriate for this type of document.

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  • 5. 

    A group of programs designed by Apple to "play" including, iMovie, iPhoto, iTunes, etc. They store and create media!

    • A.

      ILife

    • B.

      IPhoto

    • C.

      IWork

    • D.

      Microsoft

    Correct Answer
    A. ILife
    Explanation
    iLife is a group of programs designed by Apple that are used for various media-related activities. This includes programs like iMovie, iPhoto, and iTunes. These programs allow users to store and create media such as videos, photos, and music. iLife is a popular suite of applications among Apple users for managing and editing their media files.

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  • 6. 

    iWeb allows you to publish to MobileMe and it will put your website online for $99 a year. Zuri and her classmates didn't use Mobile Me, instead they published to a ___________________ and Ms. Urbanczyk will put it on the________ computer.

    • A.

      Folder, web

    • B.

      Server, folder

    • C.

      Local folder, server

    • D.

      Location Computer Directive, folder directory

    Correct Answer
    C. Local folder, server
    Explanation
    Zuri and her classmates chose to publish their website to a local folder, which means they saved the website files onto their own computer. Ms. Urbanczyk will then take those files and put them on the server, which is a computer that hosts websites and makes them accessible online.

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  • 7. 

    In almost every application on the computer, which menu would you find the save button in?

    • A.

      Edit

    • B.

      Help

    • C.

      Windows

    • D.

      File

    Correct Answer
    D. File
    Explanation
    In almost every application on the computer, the save button can be found in the "File" menu. This menu typically contains options related to managing files, such as creating new files, opening existing files, saving files, and printing files. The save button allows users to save their work or changes made to a file.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following programs would could Maia NOT use to create a Dance Poster with text and photos?

    • A.

      ActivInspire/Studio

    • B.

      Pages

    • C.

      Word

    • D.

      IPhoto

    Correct Answer
    D. IPhoto
    Explanation
    Maia cannot use iPhoto to create a Dance Poster with text and photos because iPhoto is primarily a photo management software and does not have advanced features for designing posters or adding text. It is more suitable for organizing and editing photos rather than creating graphic designs.

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  • 9. 

    The Finder face is the only way to find a document you've saved.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    You can also use the magnifiying glass in the top right corner!

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  • 10. 

    Taylar is writing a letter to many different people. She knows that the computer can help her, by creating a spreadsheet in excel and using Mail Merge. She should access Mail Merge by opening PowerPoint or Keynote.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because to access Mail Merge, Taylar should open Microsoft Word, not PowerPoint or Keynote. Microsoft Word has the Mail Merge feature that allows users to create personalized letters or emails by merging data from a spreadsheet or database. PowerPoint and Keynote are presentation software, not word processing software like Microsoft Word.

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  • 11. 

    Green Screen where you film with a green background and then add in a photo is an advanced function of iMovie. Which of the following can you not do in iMovie?

    • A.

      Add titles

    • B.

      Add in DVDs

    • C.

      Put a picture in picture effect

    • D.

      Add in music

    Correct Answer
    B. Add in DVDs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Add in DVDs." iMovie does not have the capability to add DVDs directly into the project. It is primarily used for editing and creating videos, adding titles, picture-in-picture effects, and music. However, importing and editing video files from DVDs is possible in iMovie, but not directly adding DVDs into the project.

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  • 12. 

    Command Shift and 7 will help Jordan take a screen shot of a wordle he created.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It's command shift and 4!

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  • 13. 

    Which of these is the biggest?

    • A.

      Megabytes

    • B.

      Kilobytes

    • C.

      Gigabytes

    • D.

      Bytes

    Correct Answer
    C. Gigabytes
    Explanation
    Gigabytes is the largest unit of measurement among the options given. It is larger than Megabytes, Kilobytes, and Bytes.

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  • 14. 

    To make an movie in iMovie, after having filmed a couple takes, Dymond would drag and drop the footage that she wanted to include from the video library into the project window.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer is that in iMovie, to make a movie, one needs to drag and drop the desired footage from the video library into the project window. This implies that the statement "To make a movie in iMovie, after having filmed a couple takes, Dymond would drag and drop the footage that she wanted to include from the video library into the project window" is true.

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  • 15. 

    Once you've created a podcast in GarageBand or a movie in iMovie, to save it to a flash drive, you have to _____________. (Usually it's stored in iTunes)

    • A.

      Export

    • B.

      Import

    • C.

      Browse

    Correct Answer
    A. Export
    Explanation
    To save a podcast or movie created in GarageBand or iMovie to a flash drive, you need to export it. Exporting allows you to save the file in a format that can be easily transferred and accessed on a flash drive or other external storage device. It creates a separate file that can be copied to the flash drive, ensuring that the original project remains intact in the software. Importing and browsing are not relevant in this context as they refer to actions related to accessing or adding files, rather than saving them to a flash drive.

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  • 16. 

    What are some differences between PowerPoint and Keynote?

    • A.

      Keynote is only for Macs. It uses the Inspector. PowerPoint is only for PCs. It has a toolbox.

    • B.

      Keynote is only for PCs. It has effects to add to slides. PowerPoint is only for Macs. It has effects to add to objects.

    • C.

      Keynote is only for Macs. It uses the Inspector to make changes to the slides or add effects to objects. PowerPoint is for both Macs and PCs. It's toolbox is where you can add effects!

    Correct Answer
    C. Keynote is only for Macs. It uses the Inspector to make changes to the slides or add effects to objects. PowerPoint is for both Macs and PCs. It's toolbox is where you can add effects!
    Explanation
    The correct answer states that Keynote is only for Macs and it uses the Inspector to make changes to the slides or add effects to objects. On the other hand, PowerPoint is for both Macs and PCs and it has a toolbox where you can add effects. This explanation highlights the key differences between the two software programs, emphasizing their compatibility with different operating systems and the different tools they offer for making changes and adding effects to presentations.

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  • 17. 

    Zakiya is recording her voice in GarageBand. She's adding photos from Safari or from her photobooth. At the end, she adds some chapter titles, a jingle and then shares it to iTunes. What is she making?

    • A.

      A song

    • B.

      An audio podcast

    • C.

      A movie

    • D.

      A video slideshow

    Correct Answer
    B. An audio podcast
    Explanation
    Zakiya is making an audio podcast. This is indicated by the fact that she is recording her voice in GarageBand, adding photos, chapter titles, and a jingle, and then sharing it to iTunes. These are all common elements in creating an audio podcast, which is a digital audio file or series of audio files that are released episodically and can be downloaded or streamed online.

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  • 18. 

    A presentation which has photos, effects, and maybe even video or music is called a multi-media presentation. We used PowerPoint and _________ to create these presentations.

    • A.

      Podcast

    • B.

      Spreadsheet

    • C.

      Keynote

    • D.

      Excel

    Correct Answer
    C. Keynote
    Explanation
    A multi-media presentation typically includes elements such as photos, effects, video, and music. PowerPoint is a commonly used software for creating such presentations. Another software that can be used for creating multi-media presentations is Keynote. Keynote is a presentation software developed by Apple that allows users to create visually appealing and interactive presentations with various multimedia elements.

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  • 19. 

    Kylen is making a website for a project in Ms. Groen's class. What program should he open?

    • A.

      HTML

    • B.

      PowerPoint

    • C.

      Website Maker

    • D.

      IWeb

    Correct Answer
    D. IWeb
    Explanation
    Kylen should open iWeb to make a website for his project in Ms. Groen's class. iWeb is a program specifically designed for creating websites, making it the most suitable choice for Kylen's task.

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  • 20. 

    Pages is a word processing program that was made by Apple. It doesn't work on __________

    • A.

      Macs

    • B.

      PCs (Windows computers)

    • C.

      Macs or PCs

    Correct Answer
    B. PCs (Windows computers)
    Explanation
    Pages is a word processing program developed by Apple, which means it is designed specifically for Apple devices such as Macs. It is not compatible with PCs or Windows computers, as it is not supported by the Windows operating system. Therefore, the correct answer is PCs (Windows computers).

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  • 21. 

    Alex has created a bar graph which he finds in his documents under Graph.xls. What program did he use?

    • A.

      Excel

    • B.

      Numbers

    • C.

      Word

    • D.

      PowerPoint

    Correct Answer
    A. Excel
    Explanation
    Alex used Excel to create the bar graph.

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  • 22. 

    Diamond needs to type a letter to Mr. Majewski at home. She has a PC (Windows' computer) Which program does she need to use?

    • A.

      Excel

    • B.

      Pages

    • C.

      Word

    • D.

      PowerPoint

    Correct Answer
    C. Word
    Explanation
    Diamond needs to use the Word program to type a letter to Mr. Majewski at home. Word is a word processing program that allows users to create, edit, and format documents such as letters, reports, and essays. It is commonly used for tasks that involve writing and formatting text.

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  • 23. 

    This feature of Word and or Pages allows you to make CD labels or certificates or cards. Instead of opening just a blank document that's all white, it has pre-formatted content.

    • A.

      Spell Check Menu

    • B.

      Project Gallery or Template Chooser

    • C.

      Safari

    • D.

      Inspector

    Correct Answer
    B. Project Gallery or Template Chooser
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Project Gallery or Template Chooser. This feature in Word and Pages allows users to access pre-formatted content for creating CD labels, certificates, or cards. Instead of starting with a blank document, users can choose from a variety of templates and customize them according to their needs. This feature saves time and provides a starting point for creating visually appealing and professional-looking documents.

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  • 24. 

    Which of the following is NOT an option in iWeb? 

    • A.

      Adding music

    • B.

      Adding a Google Map

    • C.

      Adding videos

    • D.

      Creating a space where people can write on your site

    • E.

      Adding a link

    Correct Answer
    D. Creating a space where people can write on your site
    Explanation
    The given options list various features that can be added using iWeb. However, creating a space where people can write on your site is not an option in iWeb. This means that iWeb does not provide a feature for creating an interactive space for users to write or leave comments on the website.

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  • 25. 

    Which of the following is NOT a way to move something to a flash drive? 

    • A.

      Save it your documents

    • B.

      Save as and choose your flash drive

    • C.

      Drag and Drop it on from your Finder

    Correct Answer
    A. Save it your documents
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Save it your documents." This is not a way to move something to a flash drive because saving it to your documents means saving it on your computer's hard drive, not on the flash drive. To move something to a flash drive, you would need to either use the "Save as" option and choose the flash drive as the destination or drag and drop the file from your Finder directly onto the flash drive.

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