Bonus Points Quiz 1

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 83

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This quiz is being offered to 4A, 4C and 4E students as a bonus-bucks opportunity. Maximum possible points is 15. Bonus Bucks points received will be distributed to your lowest quiz grades for the second semester. The quiz is based on general information as it pertains to information technology and is comprised of 15 multiple choice questions to be answered within 10minutes. Enter the user code that was given to you for this quiz in the area where it asks for your name. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the computer is working on given instructions, it is called:
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Storage

    • C. 

      Processing

    • D. 

      Input

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of the control unit?
    • A. 

      Read instructions

    • B. 

      Interpret instructions

    • C. 

      Direct operations

    • D. 

      Execute instructions

  • 3. 
    The unit of storage used to represent a character is:
    • A. 

      Bit

    • B. 

      Byte

    • C. 

      Word

    • D. 

      Kilobyte

  • 4. 
    Which of the following storage media provides sequential access only?
    • A. 

      Floppy disk

    • B. 

      Magnetic disk

    • C. 

      Magnetic tape

    • D. 

      Optical Disk

  • 5. 
    The technology used to read pencil or pen marks on a multiple choice answer sheet is:
    • A. 

      OCR

    • B. 

      OMR

    • C. 

      POS

    • D. 

      MICR

  • 6. 
    What is the decimal equivalent of 00001112
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      28

  • 7. 
    In modern computers, the CPU speed is measured in:
    • A. 

      Kilohertz

    • B. 

      Gigabytes

    • C. 

      Kilobytes

    • D. 

      Gigahertz

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of application software?
    • A. 

      Wordprocessor

    • B. 

      Spreadsheets

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      SmartDraw

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of an operating system?
    • A. 

      Control input/output operations

    • B. 

      Provide security

    • C. 

      Perform calculations

    • D. 

      Provide a friendly interface

  • 10. 
    A group of persons who share common interests and communicate by posting messages and replies on the Internet is referred to as a/an
    • A. 

      Podcast

    • B. 

      Newsgroup

    • C. 

      Uploader

    • D. 

      Surfer

  • 11. 
    Uploading or downloading data to or from a remote computer is done using
    • A. 

      File transfer protocol

    • B. 

      Inter relay chat

    • C. 

      Blogging

    • D. 

      Instant messaging

  • 12. 
    Each website on the Internet can be accessed by entering a unique address.  This address is referred to as the
    • A. 

      HTTP

    • B. 

      HTML

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      URL

  • 13. 
    Which of the following actions is NOT considered to be a computer crime?
    • A. 

      Piracy

    • B. 

      Industrial Espionage

    • C. 

      Encryption

    • D. 

      Hacking

  • 14. 
    Which of the follwing precautions is NOT a physical restriction with respect to data security?
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      Locking up the hardware

    • C. 

      File proof cabinets

    • D. 

      Biometric systems

  • 15. 
    Given the following algorithmj=5k=jj=j+kk=j+3display kthe value displayed for k is
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      14