IC3 - Computer Fundamental Practice Quiz

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Ic3 Fundamental Test


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  • 1. 
    What should be done first before manually clearing a paper jam in a printer?
    • A. 

      Remove the tone cartridge or ink source

    • B. 

      Roll the feeder bar to remove jammed paper

    • C. 

      Turn off the printers power and unplug the printer

    • D. 

      Disconnect the cable between the printer and the computer

  • 2. 
    Specifying that a spreadsheet will only displaying information in which "country" equals "Japan" is an example of?
    • A. 

      Filling

    • B. 

      Sorting

    • C. 

      Filtering

    • D. 

      Subtotaling

  • 3. 
    What should be used to create a cover letter template that can be merged with names and addresses from a database or address book?
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet application

    • B. 

      Word processing application

    • C. 

      Graphics drawing application

    • D. 

      Database management system

    • E. 

      Desktop publishing application

  • 4. 
    Computer limits the number and type of characters you can use to name a file created in any application. This is most likely a limitation in the computer's                   ?
    • A. 

      Microprocessor

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      Available memory

    • D. 

      Network security setting

  • 5. 
    When a document file is opened from a hard disk, the information making up the file moves from                    ?
    • A. 

      ROM to RAM

    • B. 

      Hard disk to RAM

    • C. 

      Hard disk to ROM

    • D. 

      RAM to hard disk

    • E. 

      ROM to hard disk

  • 6. 
    What is the best way to organize file so that they can be easily found and identified? (choose two)
    • A. 

      Put related files into the same sub-directory/folder

    • B. 

      Assign files meaningful and recognizable file name

    • C. 

      Store all files you create into a single sub-directory/folder

    • D. 

      Use the current date as the file extension when naming files

    • E. 

      Use only letters, rather than numbers or letters, in file names

  • 7. 
    What unit refers to the speed of the computer's microprocessor
    • A. 

      MB

    • B. 

      Dpi

    • C. 

      Rpm

    • D. 

      Mhz

    • E. 

      Kb/sec

  • 8. 
    Entering customer names and account numbers into a database is an example of                    ?
    • A. 

      Reading

    • B. 

      Inputting

    • C. 

      Outputting

    • D. 

      Accessing

    • E. 

      Processing

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are Internet Browsers?
    • A. 

      Access

    • B. 

      Firefox

    • C. 

      Outlook

    • D. 

      Thunderbird

    • E. 

      Internet Explorer

  • 10. 
    What are the advantages of transferring files from one computer to another by a network, rather than on portable media, such as CD, thumb drive or diskette? (choose two)
    • A. 

      Most computers are not able to read portable media

    • B. 

      Files too large to fin onto portable media can be transferred on a network

    • C. 

      Files transferred b a network will not be exposed to viruses or other dangerous programs

    • D. 

      Network file transfer does not require the use to physically transport media between computers

    • E. 

      Files transferred by a network are guaranteed to be readable by other computers on the network

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are tasks used for spreadsheets?
    • A. 

      Manage hospital records

    • B. 

      Forecast annual budgets

    • C. 

      Analyze pricing models

    • D. 

      Store customer sales information

  • 12. 
    What are the most likely to reasons an organization requires all employees to use the same version of the same work processor?
    • A. 

      Eliminating risks from "hackers" and other unauthorized users

    • B. 

      Eliminating the need for any computer hardware or software training

    • C. 

      Ensuring that documents can be shared throughout the organization

    • D. 

      Simplifying support by standardizing on one word processing application

    • E. 

      Saving money through bulk purchases of computers, printers and other software.

  • 13. 
    What is the most likely reason a user on a network would not be able to change system settings?
    • A. 

      The operating system was incorrectly installed on the user's PC

    • B. 

      System settings options are not available for users on a network

    • C. 

      The network operating system was incorrectly installed on the server

    • D. 

      The network manager has removed system settings options from users

  • 14. 
    Which Windows control panel allows you to find and fix problems with the largest number of hardware devices?
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      Display

    • C. 

      Add hardware

    • D. 

      Power options

    • E. 

      Internet options

  • 15. 
    What type of software controls all the hardware and software on a computer?
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Word processor

    • C. 

      Network security

    • D. 

      Operating system

  • 16. 
    What are the most common benefits of upgrading a software program?
    • A. 

      New features and functionality

    • B. 

      Automatic extension of a software's support agreement

    • C. 

      Better compatibility with the latest hardware and software

    • D. 

      Easier access to the telephone support from the products manufacturer

    • E. 

      Guaranteed compatibility with documents created with versions of the software

  • 17. 
    What application would be used to make a presentation for a school project?
    • A. 

      Adobe Photoshop

    • B. 

      Microsoft PowerPoint

    • C. 

      Microsoft Word

    • D. 

      Lotus 1-2-3

  • 18. 
    Which one of the following best describes the connector used to connect the monitor to the video card?
    • A. 

      9 pin, male

    • B. 

      Centronics

    • C. 

      15 pin, female

    • D. 

      25 pin, female

  • 19. 
    What type of computer would you choose for a salesman who had to travel frequently?
    • A. 

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      Microcomputer

    • C. 

      Minicomputer

    • D. 

      Laptop

  • 20. 
    Where would you look for the applet that allows you to install or remove programs?
    • A. 

      Control Panel

    • B. 

      My Documents

    • C. 

      My Computer

    • D. 

      Network Neighborhood

  • 21. 
    What part, in general has the most impact on overall computer system performance?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Floppy drive

  • 22. 
    Which of the following represents an application file extension? (choose two)
    • A. 

      .exe

    • B. 

      .txt

    • C. 

      .dll

    • D. 

      .xls

  • 23. 
    Which of the following are limitations imposed the DOS as compared to Windows? (choose three)
    • A. 

      File names in DOS can only be eight (8) characters long

    • B. 

      DOS is much more expensive than Windows

    • C. 

      Opening an application in DOS takes much longer than Windows

    • D. 

      There is no graphical user interface in DOS

  • 24. 
    What are methods for transferring information between computers?
    • A. 

      Saving information on a floppy disk, then moving it to another computer

    • B. 

      Sending information by email

    • C. 

      Sharing information over a network

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    Which part of a computer would be the most important to a graphic artist running a high level graphic application like Adobe Illustrator? (choose two)
    • A. 

      Lots of RAM

    • B. 

      A good mouse

    • C. 

      A powerful video card

    • D. 

      An efficient floppy drive

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