IC3 - Computer Fundamental

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IC3 - Computer Fundamental

The Internet Core Competency Certification is a global benchmark for basic computer literacy, including operating systems, hardware, software, and networks. Certipo administers the test and one becomes better place for information technology jobs. How ready are you for the exam? Take the quiz below and get to see just how much you remember from your classwork. All the best and keep on revising!


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Microsoft Outlook

    • B. 

      Eudora

    • C. 

      Mozilla Firefox

    • D. 

      Lotus CC

  • 2. 
    Which of the following application programs is best suited for performing calculations and analyzing data?
    • A. 

      Word Processing Program

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet Program

    • C. 

      Database Program

    • D. 

      Presentation Program

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Open the "Control" panel, and choose the "Date and Time" from the File Menu.

    • B. 

      Open "My Computer" and choose "Date and Time" from the File Menu.

    • C. 

      Open the "Control" panel and either select the "Date, Time, Language and Regional" category, or double clock on the "Date and Time" icon.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    In the Control Panel, which icon would allow you to change the monitor resolution?
    • A. 

      Administrative Tools

    • B. 

      Display

    • C. 

      Internet Options

    • D. 

      System

  • 5. 
    Which of the following correctly describes the bootup process?
    • A. 

      The CPU verifies the hardware, loads the application programs, then loads the built-in instructions in ROM.

    • B. 

      The CPU looks for and loads the operating system from disk, checks the hardware then loads the built-in instructions in ROM.

    • C. 

      The CPU verifies the hardware, then loads the built-in instructions residing in ROM, which look for the Operating System on disk and loads it into RAM.

    • D. 

      The CPU verifies the hardware, then loads the built-in instruction residing in ROM, which look for the OS in RAM and copy it to the disk.

  • 6. 
    What is the view type shown in this picture?
    • A. 

      Thumbnails

    • B. 

      Details

    • C. 

      Lists

    • D. 

      Icons

  • 7. 
    What drive usually represents the main hard disk drive?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      H

    • D. 

      F

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      C:/Work

    • B. 

      Desktop\Resume

    • C. 

      C:\Work\Resume

    • D. 

      Resume\Work:C

  • 9. 
    All of the following are true except one. Which one is FALSE?
    • A. 

      An example of outputting is when the computer displays the contents of a document on the screen.

    • B. 

      An example of inputting is typing information into a database program.

    • C. 

      An example of processing is when the CPU calculates the result of a formula.

    • D. 

      An example of outputting is clicking the mouse.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Word Processing program

    • B. 

      Accounting for a small business

    • C. 

      Airline ticket reservation

    • D. 

      Engineering and scientific tasks

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      1 GHz Pentium CPU, 128 MB RAM, 20 GB Hard Drive

    • B. 

      233 MHz Pentium CPU, 128 MB RAM, 100 MB Hard Drive

    • C. 

      1 GHz Pentium CPU, 256 MB RAM, 200 MB Hard Drive

    • D. 

      233 MHz Pentium CPU, 256 MB RAM, 16 GB Hard Drive

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      That the upgrades are sometimes duplicated on the user's computer resulting in problems and delays.

    • B. 

      That it adds an additional cost burden to the company.

    • C. 

      That the updates it provides are extremely slow.

    • D. 

      That the upgrade files may contain a virus.

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Both of Minimize button and Close button close the window.

    • B. 

      The Maximum button will resize a window to its maximum size.

    • C. 

      Double clicking on a Window's Title Bar is another way to maximize and restore the window.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      It's another name for a flat panel monitor.

    • B. 

      It's the number of pixels used to display an image on the monitor.

    • C. 

      It's a device that transfer data from the computer to the mirror.

    • D. 

      It's a device that connects the computer to the printer.

  • 15. 
    Which of of the following internet connections provides the fastest bandwidth?
    • A. 

      Dial-Up

    • B. 

      T1

    • C. 

      DSL

    • D. 

      Cable

  • 16. 
    How can you restart the computer?
    • A. 

      Click on the "Start" button, then click on the "Shut Down" button, and then select "Restart" from the drop-down list.

    • B. 

      Open "My Computer" then choose "Restart" from the File Menu.

    • C. 

      Push the "Power" button on your computer and release it quickly.

    • D. 

      Open "My Computer" then choose "Restart" from the "Options" menu.

  • 17. 
    What computer component has the term "dot pitch" as part of its specification?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 18. 
    Which of the following printers is best suited for printing large drawings such as architectural blueprints?
    • A. 

      Plotter

    • B. 

      Dot-Matrix

    • C. 

      Laser

    • D. 

      Inkjet

  • 19. 
    When you buy a new computer, which of the following is most likely pre-installed on your computer?
    • A. 

      The Operating System

    • B. 

      A database program

    • C. 

      An accounting program

    • D. 

      A spreadsheet program

  • 20. 
    What is the name of the circuit board that contains the CPU?
    • A. 

      Plug-in-card

    • B. 

      Sound card

    • C. 

      SIMM

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the second stage of software development?
    • A. 

      Debugging

    • B. 

      Design and Coding

    • C. 

      Quality Assurance

    • D. 

      Beta Testing

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of an Operating System?
    • A. 

      Managing files

    • B. 

      Getting input from the keyboard and mouse

    • C. 

      Sending output to the monitor and printer

    • D. 

      Calculating the result of a formula in a spreadsheet

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Disk compression saves space on the disk, so you can fit more information on it.

    • B. 

      Disk defragmentation rearranges the information on the disk, so that the CPU can access it faster.

    • C. 

      Norton Utilities finds and destroys viruses that exist on your storage drives or e-mails.

    • D. 

      PKZIP compresses files so that they occupy less space.

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Windows

    • B. 

      MAC OS

    • C. 

      DOS

    • D. 

      Linux

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      For dial-up connection, you usually need an Ethernet plug-in card.

    • B. 

      You would need a 56k modem for a DSL internet connection.

    • C. 

      To connect to a cable modem, you usually need an Ethernet plug-in card.

    • D. 

      To connect to a cable modem, you usually need a dual-processor computer.

  • 26. 
    The speed at which data is transferred in a network is referred to as?
    • A. 

      Bandwidth

    • B. 

      Compression

    • C. 

      Processor

    • D. 

      Prowess

  • 27. 
    What type of computer is in this picture?
    • A. 

      An IBM compatible desktop

    • B. 

      A Macintosh desktop

    • C. 

      An IBM compatible notebook

    • D. 

      A flat panel monitor

  • 28. 
    You can find out the size of a folder by:
    • A. 

      Opening the folder.

    • B. 

      Displaying the folder's properties.

    • C. 

      Selecting the "Details" view.

    • D. 

      Open the "Folder" lists.

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      The operating system is first notified that a key has been pressed and passes the information to the spreadsheet program.

    • B. 

      The spreadsheet program is first notified has been pressed and passes the information to the the operating system.

    • C. 

      The RAM is first notified that a key has been pressed and passes the information to the spreadsheet program.

    • D. 

      The mouse s first notified that a key has been pressed and passes the information to the spreadsheet program.

  • 30. 
    Which one of the following operating system runs on mainframes?
    • A. 

      DOS

    • B. 

      MAC OS

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      UNIX

  • 31. 
    All of the following statements are true except one. Which one is FALSE?
    • A. 

      RAM keeps the programs and data that the CPU need to work with.

    • B. 

      RAM is made of microchips.

    • C. 

      RAM keeps its contents when the computer is off.

    • D. 

      RAM stands for Random Access Memory.

  • 32. 
    The extension ".doc" in the file name "Letter.doc" indicates that the file:
    • A. 

      Is located in the "My Documents" folder.

    • B. 

      Has the "Word Document" file type.

    • C. 

      Cannot be modified.

    • D. 

      Is a program file.

  • 33. 
    The keyboard shortcuts for the "Copy" and "Paste" functions are:
    • A. 

      "Control C" and "Control V"

    • B. 

      "Control C" and "Control P"

    • C. 

      "Alt C" and "Alt V"

    • D. 

      "Shift C" and "Shift V"

  • 34. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a presentation program?
    • A. 

      Microsoft PowerPoint

    • B. 

      Lotus SmartSuite

    • C. 

      Freelance Graphics

    • D. 

      Harvard Graphics

  • 35. 
    Which one of the following improves the performance of the computer when working with multiple applications at the same time?
    • A. 

      More RAM

    • B. 

      More ROM

    • C. 

      Faster floppy drive

    • D. 

      Faster CD-ROM

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      A desktop computer with a 3 GHZ processor, 768 MB of RAM, and an 80 GB hard disk.

    • B. 

      A desktop computer with a 1.5 GHZ processor, 256 MB of RAM, and an 30 GB hard disk.

    • C. 

      A desktop computer with a 3 GHZ processor, 512 MB of RAM, and an 40 GB hard disk.

    • D. 

      A desktop computer with a 1.5 GHZ processor, 512 MB of RAM, and an 30 GB hard disk.

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Saves a file as a new file, leaving the original file untouched.

    • B. 

      Saves a file as a new file, and deletes the original file.

    • C. 

      Saves a file as a new file, and also saves the original files.

    • D. 

      Saves a file as a new file, and renames the original files.

  • 38. 
    All of the following help visually impaired persons input information into the computer except one. Which one is not helpful to the visually impaired?
    • A. 

      Voice recognition software

    • B. 

      Large key keyboards

    • C. 

      Large prints keyboards

    • D. 

      On-Screen keyboards