11th Grade Information Technology Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Welcome to these 11th grade information technology questions! There is an increased importance in ensuring that people get introduced to technology at a younger age due to the fact that it is used in almost every fiend. The trivia quiz below will act as a perfect way to see if you know all the basics like the back of your hand. Be sure to check it out to refresh your memory!.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a computer? 
    • A. 

      Dell

    • B. 

      Is made up of a combination of electronic and electromechanical components

    • C. 

      A device that manipulates data according to a set of instructions.

    • D. 

      Is also known as hardware devices and software to make the computer function

  • 2. 
    A general-purpose computer system.
    • A. 

      An electronic machine that manipulates data according to a set of instructions.

    • B. 

      The input, processing, output, storage and communication devices that make up a computer.

    • C. 

      The use of hardware, software, data / information, procedures, people and communications to make the computer function.

    • D. 

      A computer that is not designed for specific purposes.

  • 3. 
    Data
    • A. 

      Is the raw facts and figures that are processed into information.

    • B. 

      Is anything that comes out the computer.

    • C. 

      Are statements of facts and figures that explain a description.

    • D. 

      Is summarized data, data with meaning or otherwise manipulated (processed) data.

  • 4. 
    Software is ...? 
    • A. 

      The part of the computer that you cannot see or touch.

    • B. 

      Electronic instructions that tell hardware how to perform a task.

    • C. 

      A program that is acquired to perform general business functions.

    • D. 

      A program that runs the hardware and allows the computer to manage its resources.

  • 5. 
    What component performs the calculations and logic instructions on a computer? 
    • A. 

      Arithmetic and Logic Unit

    • B. 

      Control Unit

    • C. 

      Main Memory

    • D. 

      Central Processing Unit

  • 6. 
    An example of multitasking is 
    • A. 

      Doing a background save of a document while typing a document.

    • B. 

      Doing several computer tasks sequentially one after the other.

    • C. 

      Allowing one user to use one program

    • D. 

      Allowing many users to use the same program

  • 7. 
    A _____________ is an electronic device that stores, retrieves and processes data.
  • 8. 
    Which ONE of the following statements BEST describes the term 'information'? 
    • A. 

      It is not the result of processing

    • B. 

      It is raw facts

    • C. 

      It is meaningful

    • D. 

      Has no value

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of application software? 
    • A. 

      Microsoft Windows 7

    • B. 

      Google Chrome

    • C. 

      Lazarus Pascal

    • D. 

      Microsoft Word 2007

  • 10. 
    Which of the following technologies DOES facilitate the transferring of data between computers in adjacent buildings? 
    • A. 

      Bluetooth

    • B. 

      Speakers

    • C. 

      RedBerry

    • D. 

      Infrared

  • 11. 
    Which of the following storage media uses laser technology? 
    • A. 

      Hard disk

    • B. 

      Magnetic tape

    • C. 

      CDROM

    • D. 

      USB Thumb Drive

  • 12. 
    Which of the following storage media provides sequential access only? 
    • A. 

      USB Thumb Drive

    • B. 

      Magnetic disk

    • C. 

      Magnetic tape

    • D. 

      Optical Disk

  • 13. 
    Which of the following precautions is NOT a physical restriction with respect to data security? 
    • A. 

      Locking up the hardware

    • B. 

      Biometric systems

    • C. 

      Firewall

    • D. 

      Fireproof cabinets

  • 14. 
    Which of the following pairs of items is used to create a web page? 
    • A. 

      HTML and authoring tool

    • B. 

      Homepage and Website

    • C. 

      ISP and web browser

    • D. 

      Internet and URL

  • 15. 
    Which of the following output is an example of a hardcopy? 
    • A. 

      Anoral speech delivered by a speaker

    • B. 

      A picture on a wall produced from a multimedia projector

    • C. 

      A bill produced from a printer

    • D. 

      The display on a monitor

  • 16. 
    Which of the following items CANNOT be sent via email? 
    • A. 

      Graphics

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Parcels

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of primary keys used in databases? 
    • A. 

      They are unique identifiers

    • B. 

      They may be composed of one or more attributes

    • C. 

      They are always in text form

    • D. 

      They do not contain blank values

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is NOT a software interface? 
    • A. 

      Touch Screen

    • B. 

      Graphical User Interface

    • C. 

      Command-driven

    • D. 

      Men-driven

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of the control unit? 
    • A. 

      Interprete instructions

    • B. 

      Direct operations

    • C. 

      Read instructions

    • D. 

      Execute instructions

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of an operating system? 
    • A. 

      Perform calculations

    • B. 

      Control input/output operations

    • C. 

      Provides a friendly interface

    • D. 

      Provides security

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is a type of transmission medium? 
    • A. 

      Coaxial

    • B. 

      Baud

    • C. 

      NIC

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 22. 
    Which of the following formatting features is unique to numbers in spreadsheets? 
    • A. 

      Indent

    • B. 

      Italics

    • C. 

      Custom

    • D. 

      Bold

  • 23. 
    Which of the following duties is NOT expected of a database administrator? 
    • A. 

      Writing programs

    • B. 

      Maintaining performance

    • C. 

      Managing security

    • D. 

      Creating and maintaining data dictionary

  • 24. 
    Which of the following actions is NOT considered to be a computer crime? 
    • A. 

      Hacking

    • B. 

      Piracy

    • C. 

      Industrial Espionage

    • D. 

      Encryption

  • 25. 
    Which component of the computer storages programs and data that are currently being used by the CPU? 
    • A. 

      Main Memory

    • B. 

      Secondary Storage

    • C. 

      Input

    • D. 

      Output

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