Take This Test As An Introduction To ICT Skills

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Take This Test As An Introduction To ICT Skills

ICT stands for 'Information Communication Technology'. Everyday usage of digital technology includes when you use a computer, tablet or mobile phone, send email, browse the internet, make a video call - these are all examples of using basic ICT skills and technology to communicate. Take this test as an introduction to ICT skills!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the smallest unit below used for Data measurement?
    • A. 

      Megabyte

    • B. 

      Gigabyte

    • C. 

      Byte

    • D. 

      Bit

  • 2. 
    Which of the items below would be considered Hardware?
    • A. 

      Windows 2007

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Office 2007

    • D. 

      ITunes

    • E. 

      Hard Disk

  • 3. 
    Which of the items below would not be considered an Operating System?
    • A. 

      Windows XP

    • B. 

      Microsoft Office

    • C. 

      Mac OS

    • D. 

      Linux

    • E. 

      Microsoft Word

  • 4. 
    What does RAM stand for?
    • A. 

      Random All Memory

    • B. 

      Read All Memory

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory

  • 5. 
    What does ROM stand for?
    • A. 

      Read Only Memory

    • B. 

      Random Only Memory

    • C. 

      Read Only Messages

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would be considered Non-volatile Memory?
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      CD-R

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      DVD-RW

  • 7. 
    What does USB stand for?
    • A. 

      Universal Service Bus

    • B. 

      Universal Switching Bus

    • C. 

      Universal Stable Bus

    • D. 

      Universal Serial Bus

  • 8. 
    Which of the following would be considered an Input device?
    • A. 

      Webcam

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Finger Print Scanner

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 9. 
    Which of the following would be considered an Output device?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 10. 
    What is a Browser commonly used for?
    • A. 

      Word Processing

    • B. 

      Accounting

    • C. 

      Surfing the Web

    • D. 

      Photo Editing

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a file extension for a picture file?
    • A. 

      .exe

    • B. 

      .jpg

    • C. 

      .doc

    • D. 

      .txt

  • 12. 
    What is a Shortcut?
    • A. 

      A drop down menu for files/folders.

    • B. 

      A quick link to a specific file/folder or location.

    • C. 

      A fast option to power down your PC.

    • D. 

      A tool that does everything quickly.

  • 13. 
    What is a URL used for?
    • A. 

      Rebooting your machine.

    • B. 

      Scanning your PC for viruses.

    • C. 

      A link used to access a specific Web page.

  • 14. 
    What is a database used for?
    • A. 

      Web browsing

    • B. 

      Easy and controlled access to specific information

    • C. 

      Word Processing

  • 15. 
    What is SPAM?
    • A. 

      Emails sent to you by family members.

    • B. 

      An Executable file.

    • C. 

      Unsolicited emails

  • 16. 
    What does BCC stand for?
    • A. 

      Big Carbon Copy

    • B. 

      Blind Carbon Copy

    • C. 

      Bad Carbon Copy

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is used for "IM" (Instant Messaging)?
    • A. 

      GoogleTalk

    • B. 

      McAffee Security Scanner

    • C. 

      MSN Messenger

    • D. 

      Microsoft Outlook

  • 18. 
    What is Bluetooth?
    • A. 

      Bluetooth is a Website for File Transfer.

    • B. 

      Bluetooth is a wireless protocol for file transfer and device control.

    • C. 

      Bluetooth is a headset for Music.

  • 19. 
    What is a Firewall?
    • A. 

      A protective cabinet for your PC that protects it against Fire.

    • B. 

      A system that blocks unauthorized access to/from your computer or network.

    • C. 

      A Spell checking Software.

  • 20. 
    In your browser address field, what does HTTPS mean?
    • A. 

      You are using a secure connection to this site.

    • B. 

      This site is unsecured and you should leave.

    • C. 

      You have typed your address incorrectly.

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