Computer Applications: Unit One Review Test

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Computer Applications and Technology Unit 1 Review Test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the first electronic digital computer?
    • A. 

      ENIAC

    • B. 

      Altair 8800

    • C. 

      Zueus Z1

    • D. 

      ABC

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was not a characteristic of the first electronic digital computer?
    • A. 

      Was only used for calculations

    • B. 

      Was lightweight and easy to move around

    • C. 

      Was designed in 1937

    • D. 

      Was completed after 3 years of design

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best defines a computer?
    • A. 

      Machine capable of executing instructions of data

    • B. 

      Machine that consists of a keyboard, monitor and CPU

    • C. 

      Machine that is designed for large businesses to save time

    • D. 

      Machine that operates from a set of instructions stored on a flash drive

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not one of the 4 main components of a computer?
    • A. 

      Input Devices

    • B. 

      External Devices

    • C. 

      Auxiliary Storage

    • D. 

      Systems Unit

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an output device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Scanner

  • 6. 
    What device is an example of an input device?
    • A. 

      Microphone

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a type of auxiliary storage?
    • A. 

      Flash Drive

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      CD-ROM

    • D. 

      RAM (Memory)

  • 8. 
    How would the CPU be represented in the human body?
    • A. 

      Legs

    • B. 

      Brain

    • C. 

      Hands

    • D. 

      Eyes

  • 9. 
    What was the name of the first personal computer?
    • A. 

      Apple II

    • B. 

      Apple I

    • C. 

      Altair 8800

    • D. 

      Apple III

  • 10. 
    Stephen Jobs and Steve Wozniak added some major components to the personal computer.  Which of the following was not an item that these two individuals added?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Disk Storage

  • 11. 
    Input, Process, Output and Storage combine to make what cycle?
    • A. 

      Computer Cycle

    • B. 

      Input/Output Cycle

    • C. 

      Data Storage Cycle

    • D. 

      Information Processing Cycle

  • 12. 
    What computer system was designed to calculate the range of artillery shells and other math equations?
    • A. 

      Zueus Z1

    • B. 

      IMAC

    • C. 

      ENIAC

    • D. 

      Altair 8800

  • 13. 
    What device stores your pictures, music, applications and videos on a personal computer system?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 14. 
    When you open a program or play a game all information is stored in this location until it is saved to a more permanent location. Hint:  Your computer may run slow if you don't have enough of this item installed.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 15. 
    If your computer will not come on what should be checked first?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Power

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      Network Cable

  • 16. 
    Answer Questions 16 - 18 using the following linkhttp://compreviews.about.com/od/buyers/bb/DesktopPCs.htmThe main point of this passage is to:
    • A. 

      Illustrate the need to businesses to keep up-to-date technology so that they can remain competitive.

    • B. 

      Compare the advantages and disadvantages of buying a new or used computer system

    • C. 

      Examine what items should be considered when purchasing a computer system

    • D. 

      Indicate the need for technology to become more user friendly.

  • 17. 
    The main point made in the last paragraph is that monitors:
    • A. 

      Should be considered before any other computer component is examined

    • B. 

      Are gaining popularity as screens used for movies and slideshows

    • C. 

      Are low priced and need to be updated on a frequent basis

    • D. 

      Allow a user to upgrade and enhance overall visual performance for an economical price.

  • 18. 
    According to the passage one thing that is common about video cards is:
    • A. 

      Games and other graphical programs do not need the newest and greatest video cards to function

    • B. 

      Video cards change on a frequent basis

    • C. 

      Department stores such as Wal-Mart and K-Mart carry the most common video cards

    • D. 

      Most computer systems need an upgrade from the standard video card that is installed at the factory.

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