Eastern High School IC3 Entrance Exam Quiz!

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Eastern High School IC3 Entrance Exam Quiz!

Are you ready for the Eastern High School IC3 Entrance Exam? This quiz is here for your rescue. With this quiz, you will be accountable for knowing when the first computers were made, who created the Apple Macintosh platform, what constitutes the computer's brain, and what kind of mouse uses a laser to detect the mouse's movement? Good luck with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first computers were developed in __.
    • A. 

      The late 1920's and early 1930's

    • B. 

      The late 1940's and early 1950's

    • C. 

      Tge mid-1960s

    • D. 

      1971

  • 2. 
    Who developed the Apple Macintosh platform?
    • A. 

      Steve Jobs

    • B. 

      Steve Wozniak

    • C. 

      Dr. Ted Hoff & Bill Gates

    • D. 

      Dr. John Atanasoff & Bill Gates

  • 3. 
    What type of computer could be found in a digital watch?
    • A. 

      Mainframe computer

    • B. 

      Supercomputer

    • C. 

      Embedded computer

    • D. 

      Notebook computer

  • 4. 
    Which of the following system components are the brains of the computer?
    • A. 

      Circuit board

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Network card

  • 5. 
    __ refers to the machine language which is all 1s and 0s.
    • A. 

      Bit

    • B. 

      Byte

    • C. 

      Binary

    • D. 

      Processor pathways

  • 6. 
    Hard drives, magnetic tapes and zip disks are examples of __.
    • A. 

      Magnetic storage devices

    • B. 

      Optical storage devices

    • C. 

      Soild-state storage

    • D. 

      Remote storage

  • 7. 
    When you scan the barcode of an item into the computer, which steps in the information cycle is being performed?
    • A. 

      Inputting data

    • B. 

      Processing data

    • C. 

      Outputting information

    • D. 

      Sorting data

  • 8. 
    Most of the keyboards provided with desktop computers are__.
    • A. 

      Flexible

    • B. 

      Enhanced

    • C. 

      Virtual

    • D. 

      Wireless

  • 9. 
    Which type of mouse uses a laser to detect the mouse's movement?
    • A. 

      Mechanical

    • B. 

      Optomechanical

    • C. 

      Optical

    • D. 

      Wireless

  • 10. 
    Which type of monitor produces an image by manipulating light within a layer of liquid crystal cells?
    • A. 

      CRT

    • B. 

      LCD

    • C. 

      Gas plasma

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is used to produce a hard copy of the processing results?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Speaker

  • 12. 
    Printing speed is measured in __.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Characters per second

    • C. 

      Pages per minute

    • D. 

      Dots per inch

  • 13. 
    By using a USB hub, you could connect up to __ different peripherals with a single connector
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      63

    • D. 

      127

  • 14. 
    When you plug in a device and the computer system configures it automatically, this is referred to as __
    • A. 

      Plug-and-play

    • B. 

      FireWire

    • C. 

      A serial port

    • D. 

      Bluetooth

  • 15. 
    The __ process make data unreadable unless or until it is decrypted
    • A. 

      Back up

    • B. 

      Troubleshooting

    • C. 

      Connectivity

    • D. 

      Encryption

  • 16. 
    People who use remote software on stolen systems to connect to the organization's network and bypass the company's security measures are called
    • A. 

      Firewalls

    • B. 

      Hackers

    • C. 

      Spikers

    • D. 

      Bugs

  • 17. 
    Data on a hard drive is stored in small __ dots on the disk
    • A. 

      Water-proof

    • B. 

      Magnetic

    • C. 

      Removable

    • D. 

      Battery-powered

  • 18. 
    If media is damaged by water, first __
    • A. 

      Restart the computer

    • B. 

      Place it in an airtight plastic bag

    • C. 

      Dry it

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 19. 
    If the printed image is faded, this could indicate__.
    • A. 

      The toner is low

    • B. 

      The print density is set too low

    • C. 

      Economy mode printing is turned on

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 20. 
    You would use the DOS ping command to test for which issue?
    • A. 

      Display problems

    • B. 

      Connectivity

    • C. 

      Paper jams

    • D. 

      Crashed hard drive

  • 21. 
    To protect agains power spikes, you would use a(n)
    • A. 

      Standby power system (SPS)

    • B. 

      Driver

    • C. 

      Surge suppressor

    • D. 

      Separate thermostat

  • 22. 
    One of the best ways to cut down on computer repair is __.
    • A. 

      By using cable management kits

    • B. 

      By perchasing an ergonomic keyboard

    • C. 

      Through preventative maintenance

    • D. 

      To replace the power supply regularly

  • 23. 
    Which of the following should be considered when selecting a keyboard?
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Performance

    • C. 

      Comfort

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    You would most likely find a touchpad on __.
    • A. 

      A laser printer

    • B. 

      The motherboard

    • C. 

      A notebook computer

    • D. 

      An ergonomic keyboard

  • 25. 
    Generally you access the Recycle Bin through an icon located __.
    • A. 

      On the desktop

    • B. 

      On the hard drive

    • C. 

      On the shortcut menu

    • D. 

      In the Properties dialog box

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