Challenging Quiz On Technology For Educators Exam!

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In today's era, Technology plays a vital role in improving teaching methods and learning experience. Nowadays, students take online classes through computers, smartphones and can complete assignments via web and access the resources with the help of internet. This quiz has been made to test the knowledge students and trainers about computers and technology. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    Graphics on the desktop are often referred to as _________________.
    • A. 

      Icons

    • B. 

      Buttons

    • C. 

      Items

    • D. 

      Pictures

  • 2. 
    A computer which is networked is connected to a ______________.
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      File server

    • C. 

      Television

    • D. 

      Projector

  • 3. 
    In order to connect to the Internet, you must have ____________________.
    • A. 

      Computer and software

    • B. 

      Computer and modem

    • C. 

      Computer, modem, software and Internet Service Provider

    • D. 

      Computer, modem and software

  • 4. 
    Which software program would you most likely utilize to design a card or an invitation?
    • A. 

      Simulation

    • B. 

      Virtual reality

    • C. 

      Spreadsheet

    • D. 

      Desktop publishing

  • 5. 
    An electronic gradebook is an example of a __________________.
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Word processor

    • C. 

      Spreadsheet

    • D. 

      Graphic organizer

  • 6. 
    In order to make a graph from my data which program would I use?
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet

    • C. 

      Graphic organizer

    • D. 

      Word processor

  • 7. 
    When designing a database you must break the information down into _______________________.
    • A. 

      Records

    • B. 

      Columns

    • C. 

      Rows

    • D. 

      Fields

  • 8. 
    The blinking line that indicates your location on the computer screen is called a ____________________.
    • A. 

      Cursor

    • B. 

      Tab

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Space

  • 9. 
    What does rsmith represent in [email protected]?
    • A. 

      Domain

    • B. 

      User's name

    • C. 

      Host

    • D. 

      Address

  • 10. 
    In word processing, format means to :
    • A. 

      Delete text

    • B. 

      Insert text

    • C. 

      Use a grammar checker

    • D. 

      Arrange text on a page

  • 11. 
    Peter created a slideshow about North Carolina. Each region had buttons for population, climate, and natural resources. What multimedia term describes Peter's use of more than one button?
    • A. 

      Branching

    • B. 

      Sorting

    • C. 

      Linear

    • D. 

      Pasting

  • 12. 
    A button in a multimedia presentation can be utilized to do which of the following:
    • A. 

      Sort

    • B. 

      Play a sound

    • C. 

      Check spelling

    • D. 

      Calculate

  • 13. 
    When is a storyboard most helpful?
    • A. 

      In the middle of a project to be sure the product works

    • B. 

      At the end of the project to be sure the product is linear

    • C. 

      At the end of the project to be sure the product is complete

    • D. 

      During the initial project planning stage to be sure you include everything needed

  • 14. 
    Who of the following owns the artwork created in a school computer lab using commercial software?
    • A. 

      The school

    • B. 

      The student artist

    • C. 

      The software developer

    • D. 

      The principal

  • 15. 
    Ling copied a picture from a CD-ROM encyclopedia to use in her multimedia presentation. What should Ling include in her presentation?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Credit to herself for finding the picture

    • C. 

      A printed copy of the picture

    • D. 

      Credit to the encyclopedia for the picture

  • 16. 
    How many computers in a school computer lab may be legally loaded with a "single-user" software program?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      All

  • 17. 
    Computer programs and games are called:
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Documentation

    • C. 

      Diskware

    • D. 

      Software

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is an example of a mathematical function?
    • A. 

      Copy/paste

    • B. 

      Sum

    • C. 

      Charting

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    When developing lesson plans, the most important point to keep in mind is:
    • A. 

      Acces to the computer center

    • B. 

      The number of computers available

    • C. 

      The unit goals

    • D. 

      Available courseware

  • 20. 
    A good way to protect students from finding inappropriate websites is by:
    • A. 

      Pre-screened websites

    • B. 

      Filtering software

    • C. 

      WebQuests

    • D. 

      All of of the above

  • 21. 
    Which application program would best be used to keep an organized list of the videotapes in a school library media collection?
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      Word processor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Computer literacy is knowing about computers and ____________________.
    • A. 

      The ability to write authoritatively about computers.

    • B. 

      The ability to write computer programs.

    • C. 

      The ability to use a computer effectively.

    • D. 

      The ability to read intelligently about computers.

  • 23. 
    Which technology standards are designed for teachers?
    • A. 

      NCATE

    • B. 

      No Child Left Behind

    • C. 

      NETS-S

    • D. 

      NETS-T

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not an important factor to keep in mind when using the Internet?
    • A. 

      Always provide your email pals with a digitized photograph

    • B. 

      Protect student privacy

    • C. 

      Not providing credit card numbers without parental permission

    • D. 

      Not sharing personal information

  • 25. 
    All information about one person, place or thing in a database is called a ___________________.
    • A. 

      Form

    • B. 

      File

    • C. 

      Field

    • D. 

      Record

  • 26. 
    To organize state names alphabetically in a database your sort in ______________ order.
    • A. 

      Descending

    • B. 

      Selecting

    • C. 

      Ascending

    • D. 

      Correcting

  • 27. 
    Jim is typing a song on his word processor. The song has four verses, and the chorus is repeated after each verse. What would be the most efficient way to enter the song, making sure the chorus is repeated after each verse?
    • A. 

      Type the chorus four times

    • B. 

      Use the Copy and Paste commands on the word processor

    • C. 

      Highlight the text and change it to Bold

    • D. 

      Copy the chorus on a copy machine and then cut and paste it into his document

  • 28. 
    Upon walking into Mr Johnson's workroom, Daryl saw a test for tomorrow on the computer screen. Which of the following can Daryl ethically do?
    • A. 

      Read the questions as a study guide.

    • B. 

      Correct obvious errors on the test to help Mr. Johnson avoid embarrassment.

    • C. 

      Add a few well-chosen questions that Mr. Johnson left out.

    • D. 

      Leave the room without reading the test questions.

  • 29. 
    What is the function of a disk drive?
    • A. 

      To read from or write information

    • B. 

      To print sheets of paper

    • C. 

      To calculate numbers

    • D. 

      To display informaton or pictures on the screen

  • 30. 
    All of the following terms are related to computerized databases except which one?
    • A. 

      Record grab

    • B. 

      Sort

    • C. 

      Search

    • D. 

      Field names

  • 31. 
    In a spreadsheet, the intersection of a row and a column which can contain data is called a __________________.
    • A. 

      Square

    • B. 

      Rectangle

    • C. 

      Cell

    • D. 

      Box

  • 32. 
    Which example below is a formula in a spreadsheet?
  • 33. 
    An example of a URL (website) address is:
    • A. 

      PO Box 116

    • B. 

      Http://www.mapquest.com

    • C. 
    • D. 

      6907 East Main Drive

  • 34. 
    A system of connected computers that allows the sharing of files and equipment is called a _____________.
    • A. 

      JPEG

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Search Engine

  • 35. 
    The story, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, if broken into segments and placed on a storyboard in the order of events, would be what type of presentation?
    • A. 

      Linear

    • B. 

      Non-linear

    • C. 

      Research

    • D. 

      History

  • 36. 
    Software programs that allow you to legally copy files and give them away at no cost are called ______________.
    • A. 

      Timeshare

    • B. 

      Probeware

    • C. 

      Public Domain

    • D. 

      Shareware

  • 37. 
    John works in a state park office. He is setting up a computer at home to help with his work. Which device is required to connect his home computer to his official website using his home telephone line?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Zip drive

  • 38. 
    Malcolm purchased the rights to use software designed to record television shows. Which term best describes what Malcolm purchased?
    • A. 

      Copyright

    • B. 

      License

    • C. 

      Certificate

    • D. 

      Patent

  • 39. 
    E-mail can be defined as:
    • A. 

      Special rate mail delivered by the Postal Service.

    • B. 

      Private messages delivered to specific people.

    • C. 

      Memos delivered to all North Carolina public institutions.

    • D. 

      Public messages posted for people interested in the same subject.

  • 40. 
    Which is NOT an advantage to Internet access?
    • A. 

      Up to date information is available on thousands of subjects

    • B. 

      Real time conversations may be held in chat rooms

    • C. 

      The initial cost of purchasing equipment can be expensive

    • D. 

      E-mail is quickly sent to receivers

  • 41. 
    Nancy used an electronic encyclopedia to research her social studies report on Africa. She printed several pages that contained all of the information that she needed to make an "A." In order to follow the correct ethical procedure, what should she do before turning in the report?
    • A. 

      Write her name at the top of the printout and give it to the teacher.

    • B. 

      List the CD on the title page and turn in her report.

    • C. 

      Use quotation marks around the sentences she copies directly and include footnotes and a bibliography.

    • D. 

      None of the above apply because she used a computer.

  • 42. 
    An advantage of a spreadsheet is the speed of accomplishing which of the following?
    • A. 

      Calculating

    • B. 

      Letter writing

    • C. 

      Newletter creating

    • D. 

      Searching

  • 43. 
    Marcy did not finish her keyboarding assignment on time, so she retrieved Jonathan's file, typed her name, printed it, and turned it in as her own work. What ethical principles did Marcy disregard?
    • A. 

      Copying a computer program without permission.

    • B. 

      Printing a file.

    • C. 

      Accessing a file without permission and claiming it as her own.

    • D. 

      None - Marcy's behavior is acceptable because she ran out of time.

  • 44. 
    If you had a database of all the students in your math class and their final grade average, how could you find out how many made at least a 93?
    • A. 

      Perform a search by finding all records that has a grade of 93 or better in the grade field

    • B. 

      Sort the records in ascending order and check the monitor

    • C. 

      Search the names and ask the class members

    • D. 

      Extract the fields to get the information needed

  • 45. 
    In a database of elementary school students, what would be the process of ranking them in order of oldest to youngest?
    • A. 

      Sort the records by the field "age" in descending order

    • B. 

      Rank all fields in descending order

    • C. 

      Sort the records in ascending order

    • D. 

      Search for the oldest student by viewing

  • 46. 
    The bar at the top of the spreadsheet used to enter data into the cell that you have selected is called the __________________.
    • A. 

      Edit

    • B. 

      Access

    • C. 

      Formula

    • D. 

      Input