Business Computer Applications I Final & (EDGE Credit)

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Mrs. Marcum's Business Computer Applications I classes will be taking this exam for college EDGE credit. � This test, along with your performance exam, will also count as part of your final�semester grade in BCA I. � You must pass the test with a score of 75% or better for college EDGE credit. � GOOD LUCK!������� �


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     System software includes which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    • B. 

      Windows, MAC OS, and Linux

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT application software?
    • A. 

      MS Word

    • B. 

      Spreadsheets

    • C. 

      Windows XP

    • D. 

      Access

  • 3. 
    Hardware would include all the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Monitors

    • B. 

      CPUs

    • C. 

      MS Office Suite

    • D. 

      Keyboards

  • 4. 
    Information produced by the computer program on printed paper, or by using audio or video is called
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Processing

  • 5. 
    Which of the following would NOT be considered an input device?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      MIDI keyboard

    • E. 

      Gaming devices

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would be examples of storage devices?
    • A. 

      Flash drives

    • B. 

      Floppy disks

    • C. 

      CDs

    • D. 

      Memory cards

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    A group of two or more computers linked together is called a
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Personal computer

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 8. 
    Ethical computer practices include _____.
    • A. 

      Making a backup copy

    • B. 

      Reading co-workers E-mail

    • C. 

      Making copies of copyrighted software

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following would NOT be an operating system?
    • A. 

      Vista

    • B. 

      Windows XP

    • C. 

      Linux

    • D. 

      Internet Explorer

    • E. 

      MAC OS

    • F. 

      Windows 7

  • 10. 
    An example of a presentation program used to create an on-screen show is
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Word

  • 11. 
    An example of a spreadsheet program that calculates, manipulates, and analyzes numbers is
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Word

  • 12. 
    What would you use to create letters, envelopes, memorandums, and reports?
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Word

  • 13. 
    What would you use to collect related data in order to make the information useful for you?
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Word

  • 14. 
    A __________ helps locate information on the Internet.  (Ex.  Yahoo, Google)
    • A. 

      Browser

    • B. 

      LAN or WAN

    • C. 

      Search engine

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 15. 
    This is used to produce professional-looking documents such as flyers, brochures, newsletters, menus, and programs.
    • A. 

      Desktop publisher

    • B. 

      Internet Explorer

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Word

  • 16. 
    In Access, these are columns of individual pieces of information.
    • A. 

      Records

    • B. 

      Fields

    • C. 

      Rows

    • D. 

      Tables

  • 17. 
    This is a communications device that enables a computer to transmit data over telephone lines.
    • A. 

      URL

    • B. 

      HTTP

    • C. 

      HTML

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 18. 
    The line at the start of a letter including the greeting and the recipient's name, such as Dear Mr. Doe, is called what?
    • A. 

      Subject Line

    • B. 

      Complimentary Closing

    • C. 

      Copy Notation

    • D. 

      Salutation

  • 19. 
    All computers require an operating system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Sorting in ascending order will go from
    • A. 

      1 to 10

    • B. 

      A to z

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 21. 
    To remove a character to the RIGHT of the insertion point, use the
    • A. 

      Backspace key

    • B. 

      Escape key

    • C. 

      Delete key

    • D. 

      ALT key

  • 22. 
    When using a spreadsheet program, rows in a worksheet are labeled with
    • A. 

      Gridlines

    • B. 

      Letters

    • C. 

      Numbers

    • D. 

      Titles

  • 23. 
    When Excel begins in MS 2007, the entire worksheet has a default font size of 11 point, no bold, no underline, and no italic.  What is the default font type called?
    • A. 

      Arial

    • B. 

      Times New Roman

    • C. 

      Courier New

    • D. 

      Calibri

  • 24. 
    In Excel, a series of two or more adjacent cells in a column or row is called a/an
    • A. 

      Range

    • B. 

      Column

    • C. 

      3-D formula

    • D. 

      IF statement

  • 25. 
    In PowerPoint, the __________ introduces the presentation to the audience.
    • A. 

      Animation

    • B. 

      Slide master

    • C. 

      Transition

    • D. 

      Title slide

  • 26. 
    A __________ is a type of malicious software that typically affects the hard drive, eventually corrupting it so the files and programs on it can no longer be used.
    • A. 

      File transfer protocol

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Growth

  • 27. 
    In Excel, you create formulas by preceding them with
    • A. 

      A minus sign

    • B. 

      A plus sign

    • C. 

      An equal sign

    • D. 

      A parentheses

  • 28. 
    The correct mathematical order of operations for calculating formulas in a spreadsheet are
    • A. 

      Multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, parentheses, exponent

    • B. 

      Parentheses, exponent, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction

    • C. 

      Parentheses, multiplication, exponent, division, addition, subtraction

    • D. 

      Multiplication, parentheses, exponent, division, addition, subtraction

  • 29. 
    In Access, the rows in a table are called
    • A. 

      Fields

    • B. 

      Forms

    • C. 

      Objects

    • D. 

      Records

  • 30. 
    Software that combines multiple applications into one package is called
    • A. 

      Application software

    • B. 

      Integrated software

    • C. 

      System software

    • D. 

      Network software

  • 31. 
    A temporary storage place for copied text is the
    • A. 

      Office Clipboard

    • B. 

      Random Access Memory

    • C. 

      Read Only Memory

    • D. 

      Central Processing Unit

  • 32. 
    Small graphics such as circles, squares, or diamonds used to draw attention to a line of text, are known as
    • A. 

      Thumbnails

    • B. 

      Paragraph marks

    • C. 

      Bullets

    • D. 

      Web pictures

  • 33. 
    __________ is a shortcut that allows a user to jump easily to other documents, objects, or pages such as the World Wide Web.
    • A. 

      Refresh

    • B. 

      Hyperlink

    • C. 

      Action buttons

    • D. 

      Hypertext Transfer Protocol

  • 34. 
    On the ribbon, which Tab is used to place a table into a Word document?.
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      Insert

    • C. 

      Page Layout

    • D. 

      Review

  • 35. 
    The PRIMARY reason to use visual aids in a PowerPoint presentation is to
    • A. 

      Enhance the use of nonverbal communication

    • B. 

      Present additional information

    • C. 

      Reinforce the speaker's message

    • D. 

      Distract from the speaker

  • 36. 
    When copying data between two open files in the same application, the SECOND step should be to
    • A. 

      Choose the copy command

    • B. 

      Show the document that is to receive the data

    • C. 

      Place the insertion point and then choose the Paste command

    • D. 

      Highlight/select the data that is to be copied

  • 37. 
    Font size is determined by measuring the height of characters in units called _____.
    • A. 

      Points

    • B. 

      Serifs

    • C. 

      Inches

    • D. 

      Cases

  • 38. 
    A block style letter _____.
    • A. 

      Is left-aligned

    • B. 

      Formats the date and closing lines at the center point

    • C. 

      Has indented paragraphs

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 39. 
    The rules of Internet behavior that govern interaction on the Internet are called
    • A. 

      Etiquette

    • B. 

      Dear Abby

    • C. 

      ARPANET

    • D. 

      Netiquette

  • 40. 
    Which way(s) are correct to bold text in a document?
    • A. 

      Ctrl B

    • B. 

      Click the B button on the Home Tab

    • C. 

      Font launcher arrow, font style, bold

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 41. 
    SUM, COUNT, MAX, and MIN are examples of __________ in a spreadsheet program.
    • A. 

      Formulas

    • B. 

      Functions

    • C. 

      Queries

    • D. 

      Values

  • 42. 
    The transmitting and receiving of data over telephone lines with the use of a modem is called
    • A. 

      Teleprompting

    • B. 

      Telecommunicating

    • C. 

      Telnet

    • D. 

      TCP/IP

  • 43. 
    When saving a document for the FIRST time, the BEST command to select from the File menu is
    • A. 

      Save

    • B. 

      Save as

    • C. 

      Properties

    • D. 

      Page setup

  • 44. 
    To view hidden formatting characters in MS Word to help you edit your text, you would click the _____ button on the toolbar.
    • A. 

      Zoom

    • B. 

      Print Preview

    • C. 

      Show/Hide

    • D. 

      Hyperlink

  • 45. 
    To set up a report in proper MLA report style format, you would _____.
    • A. 

      Set up the document so that all text is double-spaced

    • B. 

      Set the page margins to 1" on all sides

    • C. 

      Type your name, instructor's name, course title, & date at the left

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 46. 
    To place shapes into a Word document, you would use the _____ Tab.
    • A. 

      Page Layout

    • B. 

      Home

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      Design

  • 47. 
    In MS Excel (in the Page Setup Dialog Box), you can change _____.
    • A. 

      The orientation

    • B. 

      The margins

    • C. 

      The headers/footers

    • D. 

      The gridlines

    • E. 

      Only a, b, and c are correct

    • F. 

      A, b, c, and d are correct

  • 48. 
    Good keyboarding techniques include all the following EXCEPT _____.
    • A. 

      Curving fingers

    • B. 

      Wrists flat on the desk or keyboard

    • C. 

      Sitting up straight in your chair

    • D. 

      Keeping eyes on copy to be typed

  • 49. 
    The two letter parts that you quadruple after are the date and the salutation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    A _____ is a formal letter written on company letterhead by an individual on a business-related subject.
    • A. 

      Personal business letter

    • B. 

      Business letter

    • C. 

      Memorandum

    • D. 

      Facsimile

  • 51. 
    A _____ is an informal note sent to one or more people, usually within a business or organization.
    • A. 

      Personal business letter

    • B. 

      Business letter

    • C. 

      Memorandum

    • D. 

      Facsimile

  • 52. 
    What are the differences between a business letter format and a personal business letter format?
    • A. 

      Reference notation, complimentary closing

    • B. 

      Reference notation, return address

    • C. 

      Return address, date

    • D. 

      Return address, salutation

  • 53. 
    Use the spacebar once after a period ending a sentence when it is followed by another sentence in a paragraph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    The _____ command enables you to look at the document as it will appear when printed.
    • A. 

      Page Setup

    • B. 

      Page Layout

    • C. 

      Print Preview

    • D. 

      View