Introduction To End User Computing! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Introduction To End User Computing! Trivia Facts Quiz

The quiz below is designed to test your understanding of the introduction to end-user computing we completed this past week. What is a computer? This quiz tests your understanding of everyday computing, Legal Matters in IT, Computer Networks System Development, Maintenance, and Analysis of Security and Virus Management. Give it a try and if you get a question wrong feel free to refer to your notes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Applications

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      A computer

  • 2. 
    Which computer best meet this description? Handles intensive tasks, can serve many users, very expensive?
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Network Client

    • C. 

      Mainframe

    • D. 

      Personal Computer

  • 3. 
    What will happen to the information stored on your computer’s hard disk when you switch off your computer?
    • A. 

      The data will be lost.

    • B. 

      The data will automatically be backed up.

    • C. 

      Nothing, the data will remain there.

    • D. 

      Data will be printed.

  • 4. 
    Random Access Memory or RAM is:
    • A. 

      An external storage device

    • B. 

      The computer long-term memory

    • C. 

      The computer short-term memory

    • D. 

      The memory that control the computer.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following items is not a basic part of a laptop computer?
    • A. 

      A keyboard

    • B. 

      A mouse

    • C. 

      A monitor

    • D. 

      A track ball

  • 6. 
    Too many programs running concurrently can slow down the computer, or cause it to freeze.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A ________ allows you to use several computers on a single Internet connection.
    • A. 

      A server

    • B. 

      A router

    • C. 

      A USB

    • D. 

      A PS/2 port

  • 8. 
    Which of the following printers is the most economical?
    • A. 

      Inkjet.

    • B. 

      Laser.

    • C. 

      Dot-matrix.

    • D. 

      Any no impact printer

  • 9. 
    A touch screen is a good example of an input and output device?  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Software that manages and controls the hardware resources on your system is known as:
    • A. 

      Managing inventory software.

    • B. 

      Application software.

    • C. 

      Operating system software.

    • D. 

      Hardware software.

  • 11. 
    An operating system that features windows, menus, buttons, scroll bars, icons and wizards is called a ______________.
    • A. 

      Ps2

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      GUI

    • D. 

      POST

  • 12. 
    What is “Booting” your computer?
    • A. 

      It is when you kick the computer out of the window

    • B. 

      It is when you press the power button to turn your computer on. At the end of that process, the operating system loads

    • C. 

      It is when you shut down your computer

    • D. 

      It is scanning your computer for viruses

  • 13. 
    What do you need to play CDs on your PC?
    • A. 

      A monitor

    • B. 

      A remote network connection, a sound card, and speakers.

    • C. 

      A CD drive and an internet connection.

    • D. 

      A CD drive, a sound card, and speakers/headphones.

  • 14. 
    Which type of application is most commonly used for general bookkeeping tasks?
    • A. 

      A database application.

    • B. 

      A spreadsheet application.

    • C. 

      A CAD application.

    • D. 

      An e-mail application.

  • 15. 
    How would you access resources on your office network from a PC in your home?
    • A. 

      By using –mail.

    • B. 

      By using a remote network connection.

    • C. 

      By using the World Wide Web.

    • D. 

      By using a zip drive

  • 16. 
    E-commerce operates on the Internet only during normal business hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The best way to prevent repetitive strain injury (RSI) is to:
    • A. 

      Use a wrist rest to relieve pressure when you type.

    • B. 

      Take regular breaks from your computer.

    • C. 

      Use an ergonomic mouse.

    • D. 

      Make sure that your monitor is well positioned.

  • 18. 
    What is Public Domain Software?
    • A. 

      Software that is free, only on a trial basis

    • B. 

      Software that is free, but copyrighted.

    • C. 

      Software that is both free of charge and free of copyright.

    • D. 

      Software that you can only download online.

  • 19. 
    What is the purpose of the Data Protection Act?
    • A. 

      To give authority to organization to use any data for speed and efficiency.

    • B. 

      To protect the privacy of individuals

    • C. 

      To prevent software piracy

    • D. 

      To monitor anti-virus developers.

  • 20. 
    The.................... is the brain of the personal computer
  • 21. 
    A network can allow two or more computers to share an Internet connection, printers, and files.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What does the term EULA stand for with regards to copyright law?
    • A. 

      Electronic Universal Legal Agreement

    • B. 

      Easy Use License Agreement.

    • C. 

      End User License Agreement

    • D. 

      Emergency Underground Level AssessmentD. Emergency Underground Level AssessmentD. Emergency Underground Level Assessment

  • 23. 
    The performance of a ___________is often measured in baud or bits per second (bps).
  • 24. 
    What does the term ADSL stand for?
    • A. 

      Advanced Digital Service Line

    • B. 

      Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

    • C. 

      American Download Service Line

    • D. 

      African Download Subscriber Line

  • 25. 
    An extranet is an extension of:
    • A. 

      The corporate intranet.

    • B. 

      The corporate network server.

    • C. 

      The corporate broadband.

    • D. 

      The corporate printers.