8th Grade Technology Applications Assessment

14 Questions
8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is required at the conclusion of 8th Grade computer literacy.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.  Graphic images that can be added to a publication are called _______.
    • A. 

      Fonts

    • B. 

      Clip Art

    • C. 

      AVI

    • D. 

      WAV

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    The most common input device on a computer is ______.
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 4. 
    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. 

      Graphic Organizer

  • 5. 
    The "brain" of the computer is the ____.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CD ROM Drive

    • D. 

      Memory Chip

  • 6. 
    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)

  • 7. 
    Hard drives, floppy discs, and CD's are ___ for the computer.
    • A. 

      Output devices

    • B. 

      Input devices

    • C. 

      Peripherals

    • D. 

      Storage Devices

  • 8. 
    Monitors and printers are ___ for the computer.
    • A. 

      Output devices

    • B. 

      Input devices

    • C. 

      Processors

    • D. 

      Storage devices

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is considered a legal use of software?
    • A. 

      Load the software program on several computers as long as you are only using one computer at a time.

    • B. 

      Load the software on your computer and lend the disk to a friend to load it on their computer.

    • C. 

      Make a back up of the software for archiving purposes.

    • D. 

      As long as you paid for the software program, you can load the software on as many computers as you want.

  • 10. 
    An image that represents an application, a command, or a link for the user is called ____.
    • A. 

      Output devices

    • B. 

      Input devices

    • C. 

      Clip art

    • D. 

      Icon

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    A feature that lets the user keep typing when the end of a line is reached by automaticaly moving words to the next line is called ____.
    • A. 

      Scrolling

    • B. 

      Block movements

    • C. 

      Word wrap

    • D. 

      Spell Check

  • 13. 
    A scanner is used to _____.
    • A. 

      Digitize images

    • B. 

      Create AVI files

    • C. 

      Scans documents for errors

    • D. 

      Diagnose computer problems

  • 14. 
    When using a formula, what is the symbol for multiplication on most computers?
    • A. 

      &

    • B. 

      X

    • C. 

      /

    • D. 

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