8th Grade Final Exam SI

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 54

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
      The computer monitor is more like a
    • A. 

      television

    • B. 

      telephone

    • C. 

      Radio

    • D. 

      car

  • 2. 
    The cpu  could be most compared to what body part? 
    • A. 

      foot

    • B. 

      head/brain

    • C. 

      hand

    • D. 

      mouth

  • 3. 
    What is the meaning of the acronym CPU ?
    • A. 

      Centrally Provided Users

    • B. 

      Centric Processing Unit

    • C. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • D. 

      Creepy Pointed Unit

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What is recognized as the main circuit board in a computer and looks like a small city?
    • A. 

      The graphics card

    • B. 

      The sound card

    • C. 

      The CPU

    • D. 

      The motherboard

    • E. 

      The power supply unit

  • 5. 
    Where would you most likely find a CPU ?
    • A. 

      On a mailbox

    • B. 

      On top of a computer

    • C. 

      In Drama class

    • D. 

      On a motherboard

    • E. 

      In a sandwich

  • 6. 
    What is the term given to the computer code that works to support your use of the computer ? It is the most important piece of software on your computer.
    • A. 

      Games

    • B. 

      Word

    • C. 

      Powerpoint

    • D. 

      The Operating System

    • E. 

      Excel

  • 7. 
    Microsoft Word is an example of ...
    • A. 

      A game

    • B. 

      A spreadsheet application

    • C. 

      A database Application

    • D. 

      A word processing application

    • E. 

      A graphics application

  • 8. 
    A MicroSoft Word document has an extension of ...
    • A. 

      .xls

    • B. 

      .dfg

    • C. 

      .doc

    • D. 

      .ppt

    • E. 

      .mml

  • 9. 
    A FIREWALL is used to ..
    • A. 

      Protect computer systems against unwanted invaders

    • B. 

      Put out fires in computer rooms

    • C. 

      An exercise utility for computer programmers

    • D. 

      A way to stay warm in computer labs

    • E. 

      A way to tell tech support that the computer is broken

  • 10. 
    Who founded Apple Computers ?
    • A. 

      Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

    • B. 

      Bill Gates

    • C. 

      Howard Aiken

    • D. 

      Grace Hopper

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The worldwide computer network. Also known as the Word Wide Web.            
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      File

    • C. 

      Font

    • D. 

      Cursor

  • 12. 
    A small picture or image that represents an object or program on the computer. You can see many of these on the Desktop.
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Icon

    • D. 

      Font

  • 13. 
    A grouping of data stored in an organized fashion so that it can be easily and quickly accessed.
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      Database

  • 14. 
    A specific style and size of type; typeface.
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Font

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 15. 
    An indicator on a display. Place the _________ where you are typing.
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Font

    • C. 

      Cursor

    • D. 

      Software

  • 16. 
    The physical parts of a computer. These are the parts you can touch.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Files

    • D. 

      Font

  • 17. 
    The parts of the computer you cannot touch. The programs on the computer.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Cursor

    • D. 

      Screen

  • 18. 
    A hardware device that is connected to a computer.
    • A. 

      Peripheral

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Cursor

  • 19. 
    The way a person acts while online.
    • A. 

      Netiquette

    • B. 

      Peripheral

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Network

  • 20. 
    A software program used to access the Interent.
    • A. 

      Browser

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 21. 
    A ________ is used to store a collection of files on a computer.
    • A. 

      Folder

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Browser

    • D. 

      Network

  • 22. 
    A computer program or chart for numerical data and charts.
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Browser

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      Folder

  • 23. 
    The act of claiming another persons work as your own.
    • A. 

      Netiquette

    • B. 

      Bullying

    • C. 

      Plagiarism

    • D. 

      Document

  • 24. 
    An electronic text file typed on a computer.
    • A. 

      Document

    • B. 

      Folder

    • C. 

      Icon

    • D. 

      Desktop

  • 25. 
    This is also called the web address.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      URL

    • C. 

      RAM

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