Computer And Media Studies Quiz 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the prefix “bi” mean?
    • A. 

      On top of

    • B. 

      Underneath

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Two

  • 2. 
    What is a binary number?
    • A. 

      A number made up of ones and zeros

    • B. 

      A really large number

    • C. 

      A sequence of dots and dashes used to send information

    • D. 

      A way to recognize certain files

  • 3. 
    Why do we use binary code to represent information stored in computers?
    • A. 

      Because computers are complex systems of switches.

    • B. 

      Because computers use a base-ten number system.

    • C. 

      Because computers are inferior to humans.

    • D. 

      Because computers store information as file types.

  • 4. 
    The binary number 000111 represents what base-ten number?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 5. 
    Why do humans have a base-ten system of numbers?
    • A. 

      Because ten is an even number.

    • B. 

      Because it’s the only way to count up to really large numbers.

    • C. 

      Because we have ten fingers and ten toes.

    • D. 

      Because computers store information as file types.

  • 6. 
    One program can understand every file type. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A file format is a way to organize binary information into something.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The binary number 0000101 represents the base-ten number two.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The binary number 000001 represents the base ten number one.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A PDF file is an almost universal file type.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Binary is...
    • A. 

      A system of ones and zeros used to represent information on a computer.

    • B. 

      A two-dimensional representation of a file.

    • C. 

      The programs and other operating information used by a computer.

  • 12. 
    A PDF is...
    • A. 

      A system of ones and zeros used to represent information on a computer.

    • B. 

      A picture of a file that is un-editable.

  • 13. 
    When you walk into my classroom what should you do?
    • A. 

      Walk into my class quietly and start with your work time.

    • B. 

      Walk into my class quietly, look to the right hand side of the board and begin the do-now.

    • C. 

      Walk into my class quietly and listen to my lecture.

  • 14. 
    When is the only time you should ask to use the bathroom?
    • A. 

      During the do-now.

    • B. 

      During the transition.

    • C. 

      During your work time.

    • D. 

      During my lecture.

  • 15. 
    During work time, what are my expectations?
    • A. 

      That students are silently working on their assignments.

    • B. 

      That students are quietly working on their assignments.

    • C. 

      That students are not working on their assignments.

  • 16. 
    If you have a question, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Shout it out.

    • B. 

      Raise your hand and then shout out.

    • C. 

      Raise your hand and wait to be called on.

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