Pistocco: Tech. Ed.-computer Apps Post-test Grades 6-8

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Application Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Devices plugged into USB ports can be used without rebooting the computer:
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 2. 
    Which of the following items is NOT a basic part of a laptop computer?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Touchpad

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 3. 
    The keyboard, mouse, and tower are examples of:
    • A. 

      Laptop parts

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Computer commands

  • 4. 
    The ____________________ is the metal and plastic box that contains the main components of a desktop computer.
  • 5. 
    A network can allow two or more computers to share an internet conection and files.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    ______________________ is any set of instructions that tells the computer what to do.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    ____________________ is a program that protects your email, files, and downloads against harmful intrusions.
    • A. 

      Encryption

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      Disk clean up

    • D. 

      Anti-Virus software

  • 8. 
    All keyboards and mice use the PS2 ports.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    In a desktop, the CPU is the...
    • A. 

      Brain of the computer

    • B. 

      Power supply

    • C. 

      Memory area

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    The _____________ is responsible for managing the computer's hardware and software resources.
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 11. 
    Another name for a video port is a:
    • A. 

      USB Port

    • B. 

      PS/2 Port

    • C. 

      VGA Port

    • D. 

      Serial Port

  • 12. 
    A scanner lets you:
    • A. 

      Make a Power Point presentation

    • B. 

      Copy an image into your computer

    • C. 

      Change the color of your screen

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    ________________ are devices that connect to a computer and display a video image of whatever it is.
    • A. 

      Scanners

    • B. 

      Printers

    • C. 

      MP3 Players

    • D. 

      Web Camera

  • 14. 
    The monitor works with a _______________ to display images and text on the screen.
    • A. 

      Video card

    • B. 

      Monitor card

    • C. 

      Sound card

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Random Access Memory (RAM) is:
    • A. 

      Long term

    • B. 

      Short term

    • C. 

      On a USB flash drive

    • D. 

      Connected to the USB port

  • 16. 
    Which of the follwing items is NOT a basic part of a desktop computer?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 17. 
    A _____________________- allows you to use several computers on a single internet connection.
    • A. 

      Browser

    • B. 

      Internet Service Provider

    • C. 

      Router

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 18. 
    What does a computer allow you to do?
    • A. 

      Type documents and send email

    • B. 

      Surf the web

    • C. 

      Store and retrieve data

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is an opticle drive?
    • A. 

      DVD-ROM drive

    • B. 

      SD port

    • C. 

      USB drive

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Press the ______________________ to end a program if your computer freezes or stalls while you are working.
    • A. 

      Power button

    • B. 

      Escape Key

    • C. 

      Control, Alt, and Delete Keys

    • D. 

      New Choice

  • 21. 
    Name the application used to create a presentation.
    • A. 

      Excell

    • B. 

      Word

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      MacPro

  • 22. 
    Name the writing style used in school for all ELA papers.
    • A. 

      MLA

    • B. 

      NFL

    • C. 

      WORD

    • D. 

      EXCEL

  • 23. 
    How do you shut down the Apple computer in class?
    • A. 

      Press the power button

    • B. 

      Pull out the plug

    • C. 

      Give it a good kick

    • D. 

      Select the shut down choice in the apple menu

  • 24. 
    It is OK to give out your private information on line.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    It is OK to say what you like on line. Ex. I like the Red Sox.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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