Icau1128b - Operate A Personal Computer

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Personal Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Allows students to display competency within Unit ICAU1128B - Operate a Personal Computer, in Certificate II in Information Technology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     External peripherals are
    • A. 

      Attached to the outside of the system unit.

    • B. 

      Parts that make up the monitor.

    • C. 

      The keys on your keyboard.

    • D. 

      Parts that make up the system box.

  • 2. 
    A monitor can also be called a
    • A. 

      TV

    • B. 

      VDU

    • C. 

      Display Board

    • D. 

      Screen

  • 3. 
    A form of storage NOT commonly used today is a
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      DVD

    • C. 

      Floppy Disk

    • D. 

      CD-RW

  • 4. 
    Ports on a computer allow for external input and output devices to be attached to the motherboard of a computer. Which one of the following is an external input port
    • A. 

      Parallel (printer) port

    • B. 

      Power port

    • C. 

      PS/2 port

    • D. 

      Video card port

  • 5. 
    RAM stands for
    • A. 

      Red Alert Memory

    • B. 

      Read Always Memory

    • C. 

      Random Alert Memory

    • D. 

      Random Access Memory

  • 6. 
    Computer hardware is made up of three types of hardware, which listed below is not a piece of computer hardware?
    • A. 

      Internal periphals

    • B. 

      External periphals

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      System Unit

  • 7. 
    When processing information with a computer there are four main actions undertaken, which is the correct order
    • A. 

      Input, Output, Processing, Storage

    • B. 

      Output, Processing, Storage, Input

    • C. 

      Input, Storage, Output, Processing

    • D. 

      Input, Processing, Storage, Output

  • 8. 
    Data on a computer is stored is quantities called Bits and Bytes. Which is the largest unit of measurement for computer data
    • A. 

      Megabyte (MB)

    • B. 

      Petabyte (PB)

    • C. 

      Kilobyte (KB)

    • D. 

      Gigabyte (GB)

  • 9. 
    To log-on onto a secure network a user must have a
    • A. 

      Username

    • B. 

      Pin code

    • C. 

      Password

    • D. 

      Username and a password

  • 10. 
    To allow easy and efficient identification of files, you should apply some basic principles when saving. Which one listed is incorrect
    • A. 

      Store files in folders

    • B. 

      Store files in sub-folders

    • C. 

      Name files appropriately

    • D. 

      Accept the suggested file name the software gives you

  • 11. 
    By using short-cuts you can become more efficient. Whcih of the following is NOT a short-cut that can be used to store a file in more than one locations
    • A. 

      Ctrl-C

    • B. 

      CTRL-V

    • C. 

      Right click - copy

    • D. 

      Left click - copy

  • 12. 
    In many programs short-cuts use the same settings, the short-cut  CTRL - P will
    • A. 

      Paste the text

    • B. 

      Print the screen

    • C. 

      Print the document

    • D. 

      Paste the numbers

  • 13. 
    At the end of a session working on a computer you must always
    • A. 

      Lock the computer

    • B. 

      Shut-down the computer

    • C. 

      Log-in to the computer

    • D. 

      Log-off the computer

  • 14. 
    During electrical storms all computer hardware must be
    • A. 

      Left running

    • B. 

      Shutdown and if possible connected from any power or commuication sources

    • C. 

      The system box turn off and all other hardware left on

    • D. 

      Just the monitor turned off

  • 15. 
    If a file is accidentally deleted it maybe possible to restore it from the
    • A. 

      Trash can

    • B. 

      Recycle bin

    • C. 

      There isn't a way to restore it

    • D. 

      Your Home drive

  • 16. 
    If you want to close a program you can
    • A. 

      Click on the red box with a x at the top left of the screen

    • B. 

      Click on the red box with a x at the top right of the screen

    • C. 

      Click on the start at the bottom of the screen and chose shut down

    • D. 

      Hold in the power button on the system box

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a operating system
    • A. 

      Mac OS

    • B. 

      Unix

    • C. 

      Tehan

    • D. 

      WindowsXP

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is in the MicroSoft Office Suite
    • A. 

      Gamemaker

    • B. 

      AUTOCAD

    • C. 

      Publisher

    • D. 

      Movie Maker