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Computer Basic Assessment 1 - Sigsjb.ICT - Quiz

This is a test of computer skills and program understanding Part 1.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

        1. What is a hard drive?    

    • A.

      Something that plays music.

    • B.

      It stores information.

    • C.

      It is a place to share photos.

    • D.

      It is memory.

    Correct Answer
    B. It stores information.
    Explanation
    A hard drive is a device used for storing and retrieving digital information. It is a non-volatile storage medium that retains data even when powered off. Unlike other options listed such as playing music, sharing photos, or being memory, a hard drive is specifically designed for the purpose of storing information.

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  • 2. 

     2.  What is a CD?

    • A.

      A round, shiny portable disk that stores large amounts of software and information.

    • B.

      A round disk that hold memory.

    • C.

      A round disk that stores music files only

    Correct Answer
    A. A round, shiny portable disk that stores large amounts of software and information.
    Explanation
    A CD, or Compact Disc, is a round, shiny portable disk that is capable of storing large amounts of software and information. It is a widely used storage medium that can hold various types of data, including software programs, documents, images, and videos. CDs are commonly used for distributing software, music albums, and other digital content. They are read by CD players, computers, and other devices with CD drives, allowing users to access the stored data.

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  • 3. 

    3.  What does highlight mean?

    • A.

      To click something on a page with your mouse.

    • B.

      To click on a picture.

    • C.

      To select a shape.

    • D.

      Selecting information on a page to change.

    Correct Answer
    D. Selecting information on a page to change.
    Explanation
    Highlighting means selecting information on a page to change. When you highlight text or any other element on a page, it typically becomes visually distinct, such as by changing color or being surrounded by a box, indicating that it has been selected. This allows the user to make modifications or apply specific actions to the highlighted content.

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  • 4. 

    4. What is a browser?

    • A.

      Internet Explorer only

    • B.

      Safari only

    • C.

      A browser is a software program that lets you explore the World A browser is a software program that lets you explore the World Wide Web to find text, graphics, sound, movies, games, chats and more. An example of a browser is Safari or Internet Explorer.

    • D.

      A program that connects you to a network.

    • E.

      A hard drive

    Correct Answer
    C. A browser is a software program that lets you explore the World A browser is a software program that lets you explore the World Wide Web to find text, graphics, sound, movies, games, chats and more. An example of a browser is Safari or Internet Explorer.
    Explanation
    A browser is a software program that allows users to access and navigate the World Wide Web. It enables users to search for and view various types of content such as text, graphics, sound, movies, games, and chats. Examples of browsers include Safari and Internet Explorer.

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  • 5. 

     5. What does delete mean?

    • A.

      To take away information

    • B.

      To add information

    • C.

      To change information

    Correct Answer
    A. To take away information
    Explanation
    Delete means to remove or erase information. It is the act of permanently eliminating data or content from a system or storage device. This action results in the information no longer being accessible or recoverable.

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  • 6. 

     6.  What is a file?

    • A.

      a document

    • B.

      A picture

    • C.

      A document or a picture

    Correct Answer
    C. A document or a picture
    Explanation
    A file refers to a digital storage unit that can contain various types of data, including documents and pictures. It can be used to store text-based information, such as word documents or PDFs, as well as image files like JPEGs or PNGs. Therefore, a file can be either a document or a picture, depending on the content it holds.

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  • 7. 

     7.  What is a monitor?           

    • A.

      A monitor is the hard drive of the computer

    • B.

      A monitor is the disk drive.

    • C.

      A monitor is the T.V. like part of the computer.

    Correct Answer
    C. A monitor is the T.V. like part of the computer.
    Explanation
    A monitor is the T.V. like part of the computer because it is the display device that shows the visual output of the computer. It is similar to a television screen in terms of its function and appearance. The monitor allows users to view and interact with the graphical user interface of the computer, including images, videos, and text. It is not the hard drive or disk drive of the computer, as those are storage devices used to store data and programs.

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  • 8. 

    8.  What is an application?

    • A.

      hardware

    • B.

      Software program

    • C.

      Music

    • D.

      Picture

    Correct Answer
    B. Software program
    Explanation
    An application refers to a software program that is designed to perform specific tasks or functions on a computer or mobile device. It is a set of instructions or code that allows users to interact with the computer system and perform various operations. Unlike hardware, which refers to the physical components of a computer, an application is intangible and can be installed, executed, and used to perform specific tasks or functions. Therefore, the correct answer is "software program."

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  • 9. 

    9.  What is font?

    • A.

      Style of pictures

    • B.

      Style of computer text

    • C.

      Size of computer text

    • D.

      Placement of computer text

    Correct Answer
    B. Style of computer text
    Explanation
    Font refers to the style or design of computer text. It includes various characteristics such as the typeface, size, weight, and style (bold, italic, underline, etc.) of the text. Fonts are used to enhance the visual appearance of the text and convey a certain mood or tone. Different fonts can be used to create different effects and convey different messages in written communication.

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  • 10. 

    10.  What is the desktop of a computer?

    • A.

      The desktop is the folder where you store documents.

    • B.

      The desktop is the background of the computer

    • C.

      The desktop is the hard drive of the computer.

    Correct Answer
    B. The desktop is the background of the computer
    Explanation
    The desktop refers to the background of the computer, which is the screen that is visible when no programs or windows are open. It is where shortcuts to files, folders, and applications can be placed for easy access. The desktop is not the folder where documents are stored or the hard drive of the computer, as stated in the other options.

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  • 11. 

     11.  What is an icon?

    • A.

      A tiny picture on the screen that is for a program, file, or folder.

    • B.

      A tiny picture for the hard drive only

    • C.

      A tiny music file.

    Correct Answer
    A. A tiny picture on the screen that is for a program, file, or folder.
    Explanation
    An icon is a small graphical representation that is used on the screen to represent a program, file, or folder. It helps users easily identify and access different elements on their computer. Icons are typically displayed on the desktop or in file explorer windows. They serve as visual cues and can be customized to represent different types of files or programs. Icons are an essential part of user interfaces and make it easier for users to navigate and interact with their computer.

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  • 12. 

    12.  What does download mean?

    • A.

      To install a program.

    • B.

      To get a picture file.

    • C.

      To add extra memory.

    • D.

      To get a file from someone else ’s computer and save it onto your computer.

    Correct Answer
    D. To get a file from someone else ’s computer and save it onto your computer.
    Explanation
    Downloading refers to the process of obtaining a file from another computer or the internet and saving it onto your own computer. It does not involve installing a program, getting a picture file, or adding extra memory.

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  • 13. 

    13.  What does CPU stand for?

    • A.

      Computer Processing Unit

    • B.

      Central Programming Unit

    • C.

      Computer Programming Unit

    • D.

      Central Processing Unit

    Correct Answer
    D. Central Processing Unit
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Central Processing Unit. The CPU, or Central Processing Unit, is the primary component of a computer that carries out instructions of a computer program by performing basic arithmetic, logical, control, and input/output operations. It is often referred to as the "brain" of the computer as it is responsible for executing most of the tasks and calculations in a computer system.

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  • 14. 

    14.  Which of the following is used to input the text on computer?

    • A.

      Keyboard

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Speaker

    • D.

      CPU

    Correct Answer
    A. Keyboard
    Explanation
    The keyboard is used to input text on a computer. It is a device that contains a set of keys, including letters, numbers, and various symbols. When a key is pressed, it sends a signal to the computer, which then displays the corresponding character on the screen. The keyboard is essential for tasks such as typing documents, sending emails, and entering commands.

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  • 15. 

    15.  ___________ can connect computer peripherals such as mice, keyboards, digital cameras, printers, personal media players, flash drives, and external hard drives.

    • A.

      Power Supply

    • B.

      Modem

    • C.

      USB Ports

    Correct Answer
    C. USB Ports
    Explanation
    USB ports can connect computer peripherals such as mice, keyboards, digital cameras, printers, personal media players, flash drives, and external hard drives.

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  • 16. 

    16. Which of the following is sometimes referred to as the brain of the computer?

    • A.

      RAM

    • B.

      Hard Disk

    • C.

      ALU

    • D.

      Microprocessor Chip

    Correct Answer
    B. Hard Disk
  • 17. 

    17.  Modem is needed for..

    • A.

      A computer to connect to a digital network

    • B.

      All data communications

    • C.

      A computer to connect to a LAN

    • D.

      Digital communication over an analogue telephone network

    Correct Answer
    D. Digital communication over an analogue telephone network
    Explanation
    A modem is required for digital communication over an analogue telephone network because it converts digital signals from a computer into analogue signals that can be transmitted over telephone lines. The modem at the receiving end then converts the analogue signals back into digital signals that can be understood by the computer. This allows for data transmission over traditional telephone networks, enabling devices to communicate with each other over long distances.

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  • 18. 

    18. How do you properly turn off and restart a computer?

    • A.

      Press the round button on the computer unit to turn it off, press it again to turn the computer on.

    • B.

      Click Start, then select Shut Down.

    • C.

      Hit CTRL+ALT > DEL to enter the task manager and select ‘Shut Down”.

    • D.

      I don’t know and I want to skip this question.

    Correct Answer
    B. Click Start, then select Shut Down.
    Explanation
    To properly turn off and restart a computer, you should click on the Start button located at the bottom left corner of the screen and then select the Shut Down option. This will initiate the shutdown process and safely turn off the computer. Restarting can be done by selecting the Restart option instead of Shut Down. This method ensures that all running programs and processes are closed properly before the computer shuts down or restarts.

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