ICT Basics: Ultimate Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    This picture shows computer...

    • A.

      Software

    • B.

      Hardware

    • C.

      Neither

    • D.

      Both

    Correct Answer
    D. Both
    Explanation
    Hardware includes the CPU, motherboard, disk drives, hard drives, keyboard, mouse, cables, and disks. Though disks can also be considered software.

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  • 2. 

    Computers help do which of the following?

    • A.

      Input information

    • B.

      Process information

    • C.

      Output Information

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    We put information into computers, a process that information in a program, Like MS Word, then output the information - on a disk or by printing.

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  • 3. 

    An ATM machine is a computer. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, there is a computer inside the ATM which runs the user interface.

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  • 4. 

    In this class we will study which ICDL modules?

    • A.

      Modules 6 and 7

    • B.

      Modules 3 and 6

    • C.

      Modules 1, 2, and 5

    • D.

      Modules 8 and 9

    Correct Answer
    B. Modules 3 and 6
    Explanation
    Grade 7: Modules 1, 2, 5
    Grade 8, 9 and 10: Modules 3 and 6
    Grade 11: Modules 4, 7

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  • 5. 

    A mainframe is

    • A.

      A small computer you can use on your laptop

    • B.

      A personal computer

    • C.

      A large, room-sized computer connected to terminals.

    • D.

      A computer you can use in your hand.

    Correct Answer
    C. A large, room-sized computer connected to terminals.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A large, room-sized computer connected to terminals." This is because mainframes are known for their large size and processing power, making them suitable for handling complex tasks and serving multiple users simultaneously. They are typically used in organizations and are connected to terminals or other devices for users to access and interact with the mainframe's resources.

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  • 6. 

    What are the two types of personal computers? They run on different operating systems. Name at least one.

    Correct Answer
    PC
    Macintosh
    Mac
    Apple
    Explanation
    Apple computers, or MAC's run on the OS Operating System. PC's run on windows. Also, some PC's run on Linux, an open-source operating system.

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  • 7. 

    The picture shows what kind of computer?      

    Correct Answer
    Laptop
    Explanation
    You can use it while it is on your lap, yes?! :)

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  • 8. 

    PDA stands for....

    • A.

      Personal Desktop Assistant

    • B.

      Personal Data Assistant

    • C.

      Personal Digital Assistant

    • D.

      IPod

    • E.

      P3P

    Correct Answer
    C. Personal Digital Assistant
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Personal Digital Assistant." PDA stands for Personal Digital Assistant, which refers to a handheld device that functions as a personal organizer, allowing users to store and manage personal information such as contacts, calendars, and notes. PDAs were popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s before being replaced by smartphones.

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  • 9. 

    Networked computers are...         

    • A.

      Computers that are part of the "net".

    • B.

      Computers that know each other.

    • C.

      Computers that are linked together.

    Correct Answer
    C. Computers that are linked together.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Computers that are linked together." This means that networked computers are computers that are connected or joined together in some way, allowing them to communicate and share resources with each other. This could be through wired or wireless connections, such as Ethernet cables or Wi-Fi. By being linked together, networked computers can share data, access shared devices or services, and collaborate effectively.

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  • 10. 

    This is called the......   

    • A.

      Keyboard

    • B.

      CD-ROM

    • C.

      See-through

    • D.

      CPU

    • E.

      CP-30

    Correct Answer
    D. CPU
    Explanation
    CP-30 was a robot from Star Wars, by the way.

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  • 11. 

    Our teacher's name is Mr.  ...                    

    • A.

      Mr. Ham

    • B.

      Mr. Man

    • C.

      "The Man"

    • D.

      Mr. Dan

    • E.

      Some Handsome Hollywood Actor

    Correct Answer
    D. Mr. Dan

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