Quiz On Computer Applications

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The quiz based on computer applications is aimed at gauging your computer knowledge. The quiz contains various questions ranging from easy, medium, to a hard levels that will help you get a grip not only on the theoretical aspect of the computer but also on the practical aspect of it. The quiz will also aid in enhancing your computer knowledge reservoir. If you like the quiz, share it with your friends and family. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the five choices is NOT a violation of the CJCP Computer School Internet Safety and Acceptable Use Policy for Information Technology Resources?

    • A.

      Student distribution of private Information about themselves or others.

    • B.

      Transmission of spam, chain letters or other solicited mailings.

    • C.

      Checking your personal e-mail during downtime in class.

    • D.

      Cyber Bullying

    • E.

      Making copies of music, games or videos found on the internet.

    Correct Answer
    C. Checking your personal e-mail during downtime in class.
    Explanation
    Checking your personal e-mail during downtime in class is not a violation of the CJCP Computer School Internet Safety and Acceptable Use Policy for Information Technology Resources. The other choices all involve activities that are prohibited by the policy, such as distributing private information, transmitting spam or solicited mailings, engaging in cyberbullying, and making unauthorized copies of copyrighted content.

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  • 2. 

    Sometimes called the Central Processing Unit (CPU) or microprocessor, this chip performs all the calculations for the computer.

    • A.

      Processor

    • B.

      Memory

    • C.

      Power Supply

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Processor
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Processor". The processor, also known as the Central Processing Unit (CPU) or microprocessor, is responsible for performing all the calculations and executing instructions for the computer. It is the brain of the computer, handling tasks such as arithmetic operations, logic operations, and data processing. The processor interacts with other hardware components and software programs to ensure the smooth functioning of the computer system.

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  • 3. 

    Complete The Diagram:

    • A.

      Information, Analysis

    • B.

      Computers, People

    • C.

      People, Systems

    • D.

      Knowledge, Systems

    Correct Answer
    C. People, Systems
    Explanation
    This diagram represents the interconnectedness between different elements. It shows that people are connected to systems, indicating that people are involved in the functioning and operation of systems. This could mean that people are responsible for managing and maintaining systems, or that systems are designed to support and assist people in their tasks. The diagram suggests that systems are influenced or impacted by people, and that people rely on systems to carry out certain functions or tasks.

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  • 4. 

    Microsoft has 5 programs that assist in making everyday tasks easier . The Microsoft Office Suite of applications can also be referred to as:

    • A.

      Productivity Software

    • B.

      Specifications

    • C.

      Icons

    • D.

      Functions

    Correct Answer
    A. Productivity Software
    Explanation
    The Microsoft Office Suite of applications includes programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, which are designed to help users with various tasks such as creating documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and managing emails. These programs are commonly referred to as productivity software because they enhance productivity and efficiency in completing everyday tasks.

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  • 5. 

    The standard for photographic/digital images displayed on the internet is the:

    • A.

      JPEG( Joint Photographic Experts Group)

    • B.

      GIF( Graphical Interchange Format)

    • C.

      PNG(Portable Network Graphics)

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. JPEG( Joint Photographic Experts Group)
    Explanation
    JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is the standard for photographic/digital images displayed on the internet because it is a widely supported format that can compress images without significant loss of quality. It is compatible with most web browsers and devices, making it ideal for sharing and displaying images online. JPEG files are relatively small in size, allowing for faster loading times on websites. Additionally, JPEG supports millions of colors and is able to handle complex photographic images effectively.

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  • 6. 

    Microsoft Word is a____________ Application.

    • A.

      Spreadsheet

    • B.

      Database

    • C.

      Productivity Software

    • D.

      Word Processing

    • E.

      C and D

    Correct Answer
    E. C and D
    Explanation
    Microsoft Word is a productivity software and word processing application. It allows users to create, edit, and format documents, making it an essential tool for tasks such as writing essays, creating reports, and drafting letters. Additionally, Word also offers features like spell check, grammar check, and the ability to add images and tables, enhancing its functionality as a productivity software. Therefore, options C and D, which include productivity software and word processing, are the correct answers.

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  • 7. 

    Microsoft Powerpoint is a____________ Application.

    • A.

      Presentation Software

    • B.

      Graphing

    • C.

      Productivity Software

    • D.

      A and C

    • E.

      A and B

    Correct Answer
    D. A and C
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A and C" because Microsoft Powerpoint is both a Presentation Software and a Productivity Software. It is commonly used for creating and delivering presentations, making it a presentation software. Additionally, it provides various features and tools that enhance productivity, such as templates, animations, and collaboration options, making it a productivity software as well.

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  • 8. 

    Microsoft Excel is a____________ Application.

    • A.

      Spreadsheet

    • B.

      Database

    • C.

      Workbook

    • D.

      Productivity Software

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the Above
    Explanation
    Microsoft Excel is a productivity software application that can be used as a spreadsheet, a database, and a workbook. It is a versatile tool that allows users to organize and analyze data, create charts and graphs, perform calculations, and much more. As a spreadsheet, it enables users to enter and manipulate data in a grid format. It can also function as a database, allowing users to store and retrieve large amounts of data. Additionally, Excel workbooks can contain multiple sheets and perform complex calculations, making it a powerful productivity software.

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  • 9. 

    The Chart  below is showing:

    • A.

      Multiple series of data

    • B.

      Ratings for a single series of data

    • C.

      Features

    • D.

      Functions

    Correct Answer
    B. Ratings for a single series of data
    Explanation
    The chart is showing "ratings for a single series of data" because it is displaying a single line or bar graph that represents the ratings for a specific set of data. It does not show multiple series of data, features, or functions.

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  • 10. 

    The black filled area below represents a :

    • A.

      Cell

    • B.

      Row

    • C.

      Column

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Cell
    Explanation
    The black filled area represents a cell because in a grid or table, each individual box or space is called a cell. Cells are used to organize and display data in a structured manner.

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  • 11. 

    The Shaded area below represents a:

    • A.

      Column

    • B.

      Row

    • C.

      Cell

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Column
    Explanation
    The shaded area represents a column because it is a vertical section that is used to organize and categorize data in a table or spreadsheet. Columns are typically labeled with letters, such as A, B, C, etc., and each column contains data that is related to a specific category or variable. In contrast, a row represents a horizontal section in a table or spreadsheet, and a cell is a single unit within the table that contains data. Therefore, the shaded area cannot represent a row or a cell.

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  • 12. 

    The Shaded area below represents a :

    • A.

      Row

    • B.

      Column

    • C.

      Cell

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Row
    Explanation
    The shaded area represents a row. A row is a horizontal arrangement of cells in a table or spreadsheet. It is a way to organize and categorize data in a tabular format. In this case, the shaded area is indicating a horizontal grouping of cells, which corresponds to a row.

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  • 13. 

    An Internet facility that links documents locally and remotely.

    • A.

      World Wide Web

    • B.

      Internet

    • C.

      Website

    • D.

      Google

    Correct Answer
    A. World Wide Web
    Explanation
    The World Wide Web is an internet facility that links documents locally and remotely. It is a system of interconnected hypertext documents accessed through the internet. It allows users to navigate between web pages by clicking on hyperlinks and has revolutionized the way information is accessed and shared online. The World Wide Web is not the same as the internet itself, as the internet is the global network of interconnected computers, while the World Wide Web is a service that operates over the internet.

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  • 14. 

    The components of the KM Triangle from bottom to top are:

    • A.

      Data, Information, Knowledge

    • B.

      Knowledge, Information, Data

    • C.

      Information, data, knowledge

    • D.

      Knowledge, Data, Information

    Correct Answer
    A. Data, Information, Knowledge
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Data, Information, Knowledge". This is because data is the raw facts and figures that are collected, information is the processed and organized data that provides meaning and context, and knowledge is the understanding and application of information. Therefore, data is the foundation on which information is built, and knowledge is the highest level of understanding that is derived from information.

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  • 15. 

    Software that creates professional looking documents is referred to as:

    • A.

      Word processing Programs

    • B.

      Typing Programs

    • C.

      Publishing Software

    • D.

      Operating system

    Correct Answer
    C. Publishing Software
    Explanation
    Publishing software refers to software that is specifically designed for creating professional-looking documents, such as brochures, newsletters, magazines, and books. This type of software often includes advanced features for formatting, layout design, and image manipulation. Unlike word processing programs, which are primarily used for creating and editing text-based documents, publishing software focuses on creating visually appealing and well-designed materials. Therefore, publishing software is the correct answer in this case.

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  • 16. 

    An individual computer connected to a central computer and to other computers on a network is a:

    • A.

      Workstation

    • B.

      Netbook

    • C.

      Terminal

    • D.

      Nodes

    Correct Answer
    A. Workstation
    Explanation
    An individual computer connected to a central computer and to other computers on a network is referred to as a workstation. A workstation is a computer that is used for professional or business purposes, typically equipped with higher processing power and advanced capabilities compared to personal computers. It is designed to handle complex tasks and is often used in offices or work environments where multiple computers are connected to a central server or network.

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  • 17. 

    A computer that provides services to other computers (known as clients) on a network is a:

    • A.

      Workstation

    • B.

      Server

    • C.

      Computer

    • D.

      Router

    Correct Answer
    B. Server
    Explanation
    A computer that provides services to other computers on a network is called a server. Servers are designed to handle multiple client requests and provide resources such as files, applications, or data. They are typically more powerful and have more storage capacity than regular computers or workstations. Servers play a crucial role in managing and distributing network resources efficiently and securely.

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  • 18. 

    External devices attached to the computer such as a modem, disk drive, mouse or printer are referred to as:

    • A.

      Add Ons

    • B.

      Peripheral Devices

    • C.

      Accessories

    • D.

      Primary devices

    Correct Answer
    B. Peripheral Devices
    Explanation
    External devices attached to a computer, such as a modem, disk drive, mouse, or printer, are referred to as peripheral devices. These devices are not essential for the basic functioning of the computer but provide additional functionality and expand its capabilities. They are called peripheral devices because they are located on the periphery or outer edges of the computer system.

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  • 19. 

    A device that allows a computer to put text and graphics on paper is a:

    • A.

      Hard Drive

    • B.

      Printer

    • C.

      USB Drive

    • D.

      Mouse

    Correct Answer
    B. Printer
    Explanation
    A printer is a device that allows a computer to put text and graphics on paper. It is a peripheral device that is commonly used to produce physical copies of documents, images, or other digital content. Unlike a hard drive, USB drive, or mouse, which serve different functions in a computer system, a printer specifically facilitates the output of information onto paper.

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  • 20. 

    A ________________ is a rectangular area on the screen where the information in a file is displayed.

    • A.

      Workspace

    • B.

      Text Box

    • C.

      Window

    • D.

      Tool Box

    Correct Answer
    C. Window
    Explanation
    A window is a rectangular area on the screen where the information in a file is displayed. It serves as a container for displaying the content of a file or application, allowing users to view and interact with the information within it. Windows can be resized, minimized, maximized, and moved around the screen, providing flexibility in organizing and accessing multiple files or applications simultaneously.

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