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Information Technology Systems Exam - Quiz

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This examination will explore Project Design, Mobile Applications and 21st Century Learning.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the DDE cycle?

    • A.

      Develop Discuss Evaluate

    • B.

      Discuss Develop Evaluate

    • C.

      Design Discuss Evaluate

    • D.

      Design Develop Evaluate

    • E.

      Define Design Execute

    Correct Answer
    D. Design Develop Evaluate
    Explanation
    The DDE cycle refers to the process of Designing a plan or strategy, Developing the plan or strategy, and then Evaluating the results or outcomes. This cycle is commonly used in project management or problem-solving situations where a systematic approach is needed to achieve desired goals. The other options do not follow the correct sequence of steps in the DDE cycle.

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  • 2. 

    What does the letter C in C.I.P.P stand for?

    Correct Answer
    context
    contexts
    Context
    Contexts
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "Context". In the acronym C.I.P.P, the letter C stands for context. The context refers to the circumstances, background, or environment in which something exists or occurs. It is important to consider the context when analyzing or interpreting information, as it can greatly impact the meaning or significance of the subject matter. The plural form of context is "contexts", which is also a valid answer.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following applications is most appropriate for creating a commercial animated advertisement

    • A.

      Photoshop

    • B.

      Dreamweaver

    • C.

      Flash

    • D.

      Powerpoint

    Correct Answer
    C. Flash
    Explanation
    Flash is the most appropriate application for creating a commercial animated advertisement because it is specifically designed for creating interactive and animated content. It provides powerful tools and features that allow users to create visually appealing and dynamic animations. Flash also offers advanced animation capabilities, such as timeline-based animation, motion tweens, and scripting, which are essential for creating professional and engaging animated advertisements. Additionally, Flash supports various file formats and can be easily integrated into websites and other digital platforms, making it an ideal choice for commercial advertising purposes.

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  • 4. 

    Which TWO things should you do when first presented with a problem?

    • A.

      Define the problem & implement the solution

    • B.

      Define the problem & plan a solution

    • C.

      Implement the solution & evaluate the process

    • D.

      Plan a solution & evaluate the process

    • E.

      Check for flow of communication & implement the solution

    Correct Answer
    B. Define the problem & plan a solution
    Explanation
    When first presented with a problem, the two most important steps to take are defining the problem and planning a solution. Defining the problem involves understanding the issue at hand, identifying its root causes, and clarifying the desired outcome. This step is crucial as it sets the foundation for finding an appropriate solution. Planning a solution involves brainstorming potential strategies, evaluating their feasibility, and outlining the necessary steps to implement them. By defining the problem and planning a solution, individuals can approach the problem systematically and increase their chances of finding an effective resolution.

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  • 5. 

    The problem solving process requires you to use which cycle

    • A.

      Bicycle

    • B.

      Lunar cycle

    • C.

      DDE cycle

    • D.

      Life cycle

    • E.

      Project cycle

    Correct Answer
    C. DDE cycle
    Explanation
    The problem-solving process requires the use of the DDE cycle. This cycle refers to Define, Develop, and Evaluate. First, the problem must be clearly defined and understood. Then, potential solutions are developed and analyzed. Finally, the solutions are evaluated to determine their effectiveness. This cycle helps to ensure a systematic and thorough approach to problem-solving, allowing for the identification and implementation of the most suitable solutions.

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  • 6. 

    (Please fill in the blank)When you begin a project the person you work for is called the [ c _ _ _ _ _ ].

    Correct Answer
    client
    clients
    Explanation
    When you begin a project, the person you work for is called the client. In some cases, there may be multiple clients involved in a project, and they are collectively referred to as clients. The client(s) is the individual or organization that has requested or commissioned the project and is responsible for providing the necessary resources and guidance throughout the project's duration.

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  • 7. 

    Adobe Flash uses the following

    • A.

      Active Script and twins

    • B.

      Actions and movement

    • C.

      Action script and translations

    • D.

      Action script and tweens

    • E.

      Active directory and transfers

    Correct Answer
    D. Action script and tweens
    Explanation
    Adobe Flash uses ActionScript and tweens. ActionScript is a programming language used in Flash to create interactive elements and control the behavior of objects. It allows developers to write scripts that respond to user interactions and manipulate objects on the stage. Tweens, on the other hand, are used to create smooth animations by defining the starting and ending positions of an object and allowing Flash to automatically generate the intermediate frames. Together, ActionScript and tweens enable the creation of dynamic and visually appealing animations and interactive content in Adobe Flash.

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  • 8. 

    What is Augmented Reality?

    • A.

      Digital information over layed onto the physical environment, like a hologram

    • B.

      Digital information embedded into a website, like a flash banner

    • C.

      Digital information emailed to someone, like and attachment

    • D.

      Digital information which is factual, like a news report

    Correct Answer
    A. Digital information over layed onto the physical environment, like a hologram
    Explanation
    Augmented Reality refers to the integration of digital information onto the real-world environment, creating an enhanced perception of reality. It involves overlaying digital elements, such as images, videos, or 3D models, onto the physical world through the use of technology, like smartphones or smart glasses. This allows users to interact with and experience a blended reality where virtual objects coexist with the real world. An example of this would be seeing a hologram projected into the physical environment through a device like Microsoft's HoloLens.

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  • 9. 

    Flash movies can be played on an Apple iPhone

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Flash movies cannot be played on an Apple iPhone because Apple devices do not support Adobe Flash Player. Apple has chosen not to include Flash support on their devices due to concerns over security, performance, and battery life. Instead, Apple promotes the use of HTML5, which provides a more secure and efficient way to deliver multimedia content on their devices.

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  • 10. 

    Which five things should be included when you communicate with a client?

    • A.

      Date, your personal email address, salutation (Hi _____), your bank account details, your signature

    • B.

      Date, reference number, salutation (Dear _____), your professional contact details, your signature

    • C.

      Your address, salutation (Dear _____), the clients address, your bosses contact details, signatures

    • D.

      Date, address, contact number, email address, fax number, out of office contact number

    Correct Answer
    C. Your address, salutation (Dear _____), the clients address, your bosses contact details, signatures
    Explanation
    The five things that should be included when communicating with a client are: your address, salutation (Dear _____), the client's address, your boss's contact details, and signatures. Including your address ensures that the client knows where the communication is coming from. The salutation (Dear _____) adds a professional and polite touch to the communication. Including the client's address ensures that the communication is directed to the correct recipient. Including your boss's contact details shows that you have the support and backing of your superiors. Finally, including signatures adds a personal touch and provides contact information for further communication.

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  • 11. 

    What does WYSISYG mean?

    • A.

      What you send is what you get

    • B.

      When you shine is when you grow

    • C.

      What you've seen is what you get

    • D.

      What you see is what you get

    Correct Answer
    D. What you see is what you get
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "What you see is what you get." This phrase is commonly used to describe a situation where there are no hidden or additional features or elements beyond what is immediately visible or apparent. In other words, there are no surprises or hidden agendas. It suggests that what is being presented or shown is exactly what can be expected or received.

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  • 12. 

    A CD-RW is

    • A.

      A disc that can be played in a DVD player

    • B.

      A disc that can only be written to once

    • C.

      A disc that can be written to many times

    • D.

      A disc that can hold over a terabyte of data

    Correct Answer
    C. A disc that can be written to many times
    Explanation
    A CD-RW is a disc that can be written to many times. Unlike a CD-R (which can only be written to once), a CD-RW allows users to erase and rewrite data multiple times on the same disc. This makes it a versatile and reusable storage medium.

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  • 13. 

    An online Web 2.0 presentation maker is

    • A.

      Presto

    • B.

      Presy

    • C.

      Pronto

    • D.

      Prezi

    Correct Answer
    D. Prezi
    Explanation
    Prezi is an online Web 2.0 presentation maker. It allows users to create visually engaging and interactive presentations using a zooming user interface. Prezi offers a variety of templates, themes, and customization options to create unique and dynamic presentations. With its cloud-based platform, Prezi enables collaboration and easy sharing of presentations. It also provides features like embedding multimedia, adding animations, and integrating with other tools. Overall, Prezi is a popular choice for creating engaging and visually appealing presentations online.

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  • 14. 

    Google is an example of cloud computing

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Google is an example of cloud computing because it provides various services and applications that are accessed over the internet rather than being installed on a local device. Users can store and access their data, such as documents and photos, on Google's servers, allowing for easy collaboration and remote access. Additionally, Google offers cloud-based services like Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Docs, which are all examples of cloud computing applications.

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  • 15. 

    Bill Gates is the current CEO of Microsoft

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. Bill Gates is not the current CEO of Microsoft. He co-founded Microsoft in 1975 and served as its CEO until 2000. Currently, Satya Nadella is the CEO of Microsoft, having taken over the position in 2014.

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  • 16. 

    When dealing with a client the most important thing to consider is

    • A.

      Giving them the product I choose

    • B.

      Getting them to understand my point view

    • C.

      Customer satisfaction

    • D.

      Dealing with complaints

    Correct Answer
    C. Customer satisfaction
    Explanation
    When dealing with a client, customer satisfaction is the most important thing to consider. This means ensuring that the client's needs and expectations are met or exceeded. By prioritizing customer satisfaction, businesses can build strong relationships with their clients, increase customer loyalty, and ultimately drive repeat business and referrals. It involves actively listening to the client, understanding their requirements, and delivering a high-quality product or service that meets their needs. Additionally, addressing any complaints or issues promptly and effectively is also crucial in maintaining customer satisfaction.

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  • 17. 

    In design terms, what does C.A.R.P stand for?

    • A.

      Carryout All Requests Promptly

    • B.

      Create All Representative Prices

    • C.

      Content Alignment Revision Provision

    • D.

      Contrast Alignment Reduction Proximity

    • E.

      Contrast Alignment Repetition Proximity

    Correct Answer
    E. Contrast Alignment Repetition Proximity
    Explanation
    C.A.R.P stands for Contrast Alignment Repetition Proximity. In design terms, contrast refers to the difference in visual elements to create interest and emphasis. Alignment refers to the arrangement of elements to create a sense of order and organization. Repetition involves the consistent use of visual elements to create unity and reinforce the design. Proximity refers to the grouping of related elements to create visual relationships and organization. These principles are important in creating visually appealing and effective designs.

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  • 18. 

    In which year did the first Electronic Computer emerge?

    • A.

      1834

    • B.

      1930

    • C.

      1950

    • D.

      1971

    Correct Answer
    C. 1950
    Explanation
    The first electronic computer emerged in 1950. This answer is based on historical records and technological advancements. In the early 1950s, computers like the UNIVAC I and EDSAC were developed, marking a significant milestone in the history of computing. These early electronic computers paved the way for the modern digital computers we use today.

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  • 19. 

    Which of the following is NOT an input device

    • A.

      Keyboard

    • B.

      Touch screen

    • C.

      Printer

    • D.

      Mouse

    • E.

      Scanner

    Correct Answer
    C. Printer
    Explanation
    The printer is not an input device because it is used to produce output in the form of hard copies of documents or images. Input devices are used to input data or commands into a computer system, such as the keyboard, touch screen, mouse, and scanner.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following is NOT an output device

    • A.

      Ink Jet Printer

    • B.

      Screen

    • C.

      Photocopier

    • D.

      Barcode scanner

    • E.

      Laser Printer

    Correct Answer
    D. Barcode scanner
    Explanation
    A barcode scanner is not considered an output device because its primary function is to read and collect data from barcodes, rather than displaying or producing any output. It is used to input information into a computer system by scanning barcodes, which are then processed and interpreted by the software. Therefore, it does not fall under the category of output devices, which are devices that display or produce information or results.

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  • 21. 

    Which of the following is NOT a peripheral device

    • A.

      Camera

    • B.

      Printer

    • C.

      Scanner

    • D.

      USB Hub

    • E.

      CPU

    Correct Answer
    E. CPU
    Explanation
    A CPU (Central Processing Unit) is not a peripheral device because it is the main component of a computer that performs most of the processing inside the computer. It is responsible for executing instructions, performing calculations, and managing data. Unlike peripheral devices such as cameras, printers, scanners, and USB hubs, the CPU is not an external device that connects to the computer but rather an internal component that is essential for the computer to function.

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  • 22. 

    What type of device is a speaker?

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    Correct Answer
    B. Output
    Explanation
    A speaker is a type of device that is commonly used to produce sound or output audio. It is designed to convert electrical signals into sound waves that can be heard by humans. Speakers are commonly used in various devices such as televisions, radios, computers, and music systems to amplify and reproduce audio signals. They are an essential component for providing audio output and enhancing the overall listening experience.

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  • 23. 

    User Documentation is....

    • A.

      Written for people who have to perform tasks using the system

    • B.

      Written for computer engineers

    • C.

      Written for people who need a complex document full of technical terms

    • D.

      Written for people who are selling computer equipment

    Correct Answer
    A. Written for people who have to perform tasks using the system
    Explanation
    User Documentation is written for people who have to perform tasks using the system. This type of documentation is specifically designed to provide clear and concise instructions on how to use a particular system or software. It aims to assist users in understanding the functionality and features of the system, enabling them to effectively perform tasks and achieve their desired outcomes. User documentation typically avoids technical jargon and complex terms, focusing instead on providing step-by-step instructions and explanations in a user-friendly manner.

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  • 24. 

    HTML stands for

    • A.

      Hyper Text Message Language

    • B.

      Hyper Text Message Loop

    • C.

      Hyper Text Mark-up Loop

    • D.

      Hyper Text Mark-up Language

    Correct Answer
    D. Hyper Text Mark-up Language
    Explanation
    HTML stands for Hyper Text Mark-up Language. It is the standard markup language used for creating web pages and web applications. HTML uses various tags and attributes to structure and present content on the internet. It allows the inclusion of text, images, links, multimedia, and interactive elements. HTML is the backbone of the World Wide Web and is essential for creating and designing websites.

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  • 25. 

    Excessive computer use can cause three main problems

    • A.

      Repetitive strain injury, eye strain/headaches and circulation problems

    • B.

      Diabetes, headaches, cramp

    • C.

      Repetitive strain injury, blisters, eye strain/headaches

    • D.

      Degenerative bone disorder, cramp, repetitive strain injury

    Correct Answer
    A. Repetitive strain injury, eye strain/headaches and circulation problems
    Explanation
    Excessive computer use can cause repetitive strain injury, eye strain/headaches, and circulation problems. Repetitive strain injury refers to the pain and discomfort in muscles, tendons, and nerves caused by repetitive movements or overuse. Eye strain and headaches are common symptoms of staring at a computer screen for long periods, leading to eye fatigue and tension headaches. Circulation problems can occur due to prolonged sitting and lack of movement, leading to poor blood flow and potential health issues.

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  • 26. 

    Technical Documentation explains how to

    • A.

      Design a system

    • B.

      Maintain a system

    • C.

      Operate a system

    • D.

      Manufacture a system

    Correct Answer
    B. Maintain a system
    Explanation
    Technical documentation is a comprehensive guide that provides instructions and information on various aspects of a system. While it may cover designing, operating, and manufacturing a system, the emphasis is on maintaining a system. Maintenance involves tasks such as troubleshooting, repairing, updating, and optimizing the system to ensure its smooth functioning. Therefore, technical documentation would primarily focus on explaining how to maintain a system, ensuring that it remains in good working condition throughout its lifecycle.

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  • 27. 

    Contexts are

    • A.

      Outcomes of the task involving product evaluation

    • B.

      Factors such as background, environment, circumstances and clients

    • C.

      Identifiable phases undertaken in design and development

    • D.

      Resources such as equipment, software, people and data

    Correct Answer
    B. Factors such as background, environment, circumstances and clients
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "factors such as background, environment, circumstances and clients." This is because contexts refer to the various elements that influence or shape a particular situation or task. In the given options, factors such as background, environment, circumstances, and clients are all examples of contexts that can impact the evaluation of a product. These factors provide important information and considerations that need to be taken into account when assessing the effectiveness or suitability of a product.

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  • 28. 

    Processes are

    • A.

      Outcomes of the task involving product evaluation

    • B.

      Factors such as background, environment, circumstances and clients

    • C.

      Resources such as equipment, software, people and date

    • D.

      Identifiable phases undertaken in design and development

    Correct Answer
    D. Identifiable phases undertaken in design and development
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "identifiable phases undertaken in design and development". Processes refer to the steps or stages that are followed in order to achieve a specific goal or outcome. In the context of design and development, processes involve breaking down the overall task into distinct phases that can be easily identified and managed. These phases help in organizing and structuring the work, ensuring that each step is completed before moving on to the next. By undertaking identifiable phases in design and development, it becomes easier to track progress, allocate resources, and ensure that the final product meets the desired objectives.

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  • 29. 

    Inputs are

    • A.

      Resources such as equipment, software, people and date

    • B.

      Outcomes of the task involving product evaluation

    • C.

      Identifiable phases undertaken in design and development

    • D.

      Factors such as background, environment, circumstances and clients

    Correct Answer
    A. Resources such as equipment, software, people and date
    Explanation
    The answer is resources such as equipment, software, people, and data because these inputs are essential for the design and development process. Equipment and software are necessary tools for carrying out the tasks, while people bring in their skills and expertise. Data is crucial for making informed decisions and evaluating the product. The other inputs mentioned in the question, such as outcomes and identifiable phases, are important components of the design and development process, but they are not specifically categorized as inputs.

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  • 30. 

    Products are

    • A.

      Resources such as equipment, software, people and date

    • B.

      Identifiable phases undertaken in design and development

    • C.

      Factors such as background, environment, circumstances and clients

    • D.

      Outcomes of the task involving product evaluation

    Correct Answer
    D. Outcomes of the task involving product evaluation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "outcomes of the task involving product evaluation". This means that products are the end results or outputs of a task that involve evaluating a product. It could refer to the findings, conclusions, or judgments made about the product after evaluating its performance, quality, or effectiveness. It is important to assess the outcomes of the task to determine the success or failure of the product and to make any necessary improvements or adjustments.

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  • 31. 

    Effective verbal communication involves

    • A.

      Muttering and no eye contact

    • B.

      Repeating yourself and looking out of the window

    • C.

      Shouting and looking at the floor

    • D.

      Speaking clearly and looking at the person

    Correct Answer
    D. Speaking clearly and looking at the person
    Explanation
    Effective verbal communication involves speaking clearly and looking at the person. This is because clear speech ensures that the message is understood by the listener, while maintaining eye contact shows attentiveness and engagement in the conversation. Both elements contribute to effective communication by promoting understanding and building rapport between the speaker and the listener.

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  • 32. 

    When using online social networks you should

    • A.

      Upload as many pictures as possible and share all your personal information

    • B.

      Try to get as many friends as possible and share all your personal information

    • C.

      Limit friends and be wary about posting personal information

    • D.

      Spend as much time as possible chatting to friends and strangers

    Correct Answer
    C. Limit friends and be wary about posting personal information
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to limit friends and be wary about posting personal information. This is because sharing personal information and having a large number of friends on online social networks can increase the risk of privacy breaches and potential harm. By limiting friends and being cautious about what personal information is shared, individuals can better protect their privacy and reduce the chances of falling victim to scams or identity theft. It is important to be mindful of the potential risks and take necessary precautions while using online social networks.

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  • 33. 

    An example of a 'social issue' is

    • A.

      Computers are expensive so not everyone can afford them

    • B.

      Computers are designed to make our lives easier

    • C.

      Computer games are fun and challenging

    • D.

      Children usually pick up technology quickly

    Correct Answer
    A. Computers are expensive so not everyone can afford them
    Explanation
    The given answer, "computers are expensive so not everyone can afford them," is an example of a social issue because it highlights the unequal access to technology based on economic disparities. This issue affects individuals who cannot afford computers, limiting their opportunities for education, communication, and participation in the digital world. It also exacerbates the digital divide and perpetuates social inequality.

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  • 34. 

    An example of a 'social issue' is

    • A.

      We are using computers to communicate

    • B.

      We are becoming less fit due to increased online activity

    • C.

      We have computers in cars and airplanes

    • D.

      We can use computers to record personal best times

    Correct Answer
    B. We are becoming less fit due to increased online activity
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that one example of a social issue is the decrease in physical fitness due to increased online activity. This implies that the excessive use of computers and the internet has led to a sedentary lifestyle, resulting in a decline in overall health and fitness levels. This social issue is relevant in today's society as technology continues to play a significant role in people's lives, potentially impacting their physical well-being.

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  • 35. 

    An example of a 'social issue' is

    • A.

      We are becoming more reliant on technology

    • B.

      We are less more reliant on technology

    • C.

      We are not reliant on technology at all

    • D.

      We are helping people to learn about technology

    Correct Answer
    A. We are becoming more reliant on technology
    Explanation
    The given statement "We are becoming more reliant on technology" is an example of a social issue because it highlights the increasing dependence of society on technology. This reliance on technology can have both positive and negative impacts on individuals and communities, affecting various aspects of life such as communication, education, employment, and social interactions. It raises concerns about privacy, cybersecurity, inequality, and the potential loss of essential skills. This social issue is relevant and significant in today's digital age, where technology plays a central role in shaping our lives.

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  • 36. 

    An example of a 'social issue' is

    • A.

      Some people worry that increased computer game use is resulting in higher levels of literacy

    • B.

      Some people worry that reduced computer game use is resulting in lower levels of literacy

    • C.

      Some people worry that reduced computer game use is resulting in higher levels of literacy

    • D.

      Some people worry that increased computer game use is resulting in lower levels of literacy

    Correct Answer
    D. Some people worry that increased computer game use is resulting in lower levels of literacy
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that some people are concerned that increased computer game use is leading to lower levels of literacy. This implies that spending more time playing computer games may be taking away time that could be spent on activities that promote literacy, such as reading books or engaging in educational activities.

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  • 37. 

    An example of a 'social issue' is

    • A.

      Computers are increasing the pace of life and adding to stress levels

    • B.

      Computers are making our lives less complicated

    • C.

      Computers are getting smaller and faster

    • D.

      Computers have been around for years

    Correct Answer
    A. Computers are increasing the pace of life and adding to stress levels
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that computers are contributing to the social issue of increasing the pace of life and adding to stress levels. This implies that the use of computers has led to a faster and more demanding lifestyle, causing stress and potentially negatively impacting people's well-being.

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  • 38. 

    An example of a 'moral and ethical internet issue' is

    • A.

      Myspace is a place to listen to free music

    • B.

      There are lot's of people posting videos to Youtube

    • C.

      Many people use email to communicate sending photos and text

    • D.

      There are few controls on what can be posted on the internet and very few controls on what can be downloaded

    Correct Answer
    D. There are few controls on what can be posted on the internet and very few controls on what can be downloaded
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because it highlights the moral and ethical internet issue of lack of controls on what can be posted and downloaded. This lack of regulation can lead to various problems such as the spread of misinformation, hate speech, cyberbullying, piracy, and illegal activities. It raises concerns about privacy, security, and the potential harm that unrestricted content can cause to individuals and society as a whole.

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  • 39. 

    An example of a 'moral and ethical copyright issue' is

    • A.

      Unauthorized copying of files and music is illegal, but most people do it

    • B.

      Unauthorized copying of files and music is good fun, but most people do it

    • C.

      Unauthorized copying of files and music is legal, so most people do it

    • D.

      Unauthorized copying of files and music is quick if you know how, so most young people do it

    Correct Answer
    A. Unauthorized copying of files and music is illegal, but most people do it
    Explanation
    This answer correctly identifies unauthorized copying of files and music as a moral and ethical copyright issue. It highlights the contradiction between the action being illegal and the fact that most people still engage in it. This implies that there is a moral dilemma surrounding the issue, as people are knowingly breaking the law for their own benefit or enjoyment.

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  • 40. 

    An example of a 'moral and ethical technology issue' is

    • A.

      Companies can reduce running costs and remain competitive in today's market economy by buying the latest technology

    • B.

      Companies can reduce human costs and remain competitive by employing less people and getting computers to do the work

    • C.

      Companies can reduce technology costs and remain competitive in today's global economy by running computers until they are old

    • D.

      Companies can reduce marketing costs and remain competitive in today's local economy by employing good people

    Correct Answer
    B. Companies can reduce human costs and remain competitive by employing less people and getting computers to do the work
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because it addresses a moral and ethical issue related to technology. The issue is that companies may prioritize reducing human costs and remaining competitive by replacing employees with computers. This raises ethical concerns about job loss, unemployment, and the impact on individuals and society.

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  • 41. 

    An example of a 'moral and ethical surveillance issue' is

    • A.

      Increased use of cameras helps to find the next big super model

    • B.

      Increased use of cameras means that we can recognize each other

    • C.

      Increased use of cameras helps to catch criminals but could be an invasion of privacy

    • D.

      Increased use of cameras costs a lot of money

    Correct Answer
    C. Increased use of cameras helps to catch criminals but could be an invasion of privacy
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the increased use of cameras helps in catching criminals, which is a positive aspect. However, it also acknowledges that this increased surveillance could potentially invade people's privacy. This implies that while the use of cameras can be beneficial for crime prevention, it should be balanced with the need to respect individuals' privacy rights.

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  • 42. 

    Bluetooth technology is useful for connecting devices, enabling people to share data and

    • A.

      Can be transmitted across several kilometers

    • B.

      Can be transmitted across several meters

    • C.

      Can be transmitted across several countries

    • D.

      Can be transmitted across several states

    Correct Answer
    B. Can be transmitted across several meters
    Explanation
    Bluetooth technology is a short-range wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and share data. It operates within a range of several meters, making it ideal for connecting devices in close proximity. However, it is not capable of transmitting data across several kilometers, countries, or states. Therefore, the correct answer is that Bluetooth can be transmitted across several meters.

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  • 43. 

    USB devices can hold virus'

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    USB devices can hold viruses because they can be easily infected when connected to an infected computer or when files from an infected computer are transferred onto the device. Viruses can hide in the files and folders stored on the USB device and can spread to other computers when the infected device is connected to them. Therefore, it is important to be cautious when using USB devices and to regularly scan them for viruses to prevent the spread of malware.

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  • 44. 

    A well designed website will be

    • A.

      Slow to load, contains lots of pictures and have music

    • B.

      Simple in design, have minimum graphics, clear fonts and only a few hyperlinks

    • C.

      Colourful, have lot's of graphics, plenty of animations and use a lot of different fonts

    • D.

      Different on each page to make it more interesting

    Correct Answer
    B. Simple in design, have minimum graphics, clear fonts and only a few hyperlinks
    Explanation
    A well-designed website should prioritize simplicity in design, with minimum graphics and clear fonts. This ensures that the website is visually appealing and easy to navigate for users. Including only a few hyperlinks also helps to avoid clutter and confusion. By following these principles, the website can provide a seamless user experience and facilitate efficient loading times.

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  • 45. 

    When dealing with a client project it is important to

    • A.

      Keep an accurate record of meetings, plan time, ensure a budget is agreed and stick to deadlines

    • B.

      Make a note of what the client wants and get on with the project as quickly as possible

    • C.

      Give them the 'best' whatever it costs

    • D.

      Always communicate via email and never have personal meetings

    Correct Answer
    A. Keep an accurate record of meetings, plan time, ensure a budget is agreed and stick to deadlines
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to keep an accurate record of meetings, plan time, ensure a budget is agreed, and stick to deadlines. This is important because it helps in maintaining clear communication and accountability with the client. Keeping records of meetings ensures that there is a reference for any discussions or decisions made. Planning time helps in effectively managing the project and meeting deadlines. Agreeing on a budget ensures that both parties are on the same page regarding financial expectations. Lastly, sticking to deadlines is crucial for maintaining client satisfaction and delivering the project on time.

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  • 46. 

    A GANTT chart is

    • A.

      A type of pie chart that illustrates a project schedule and design

    • B.

      A type of bar chart that illustrates a project costs and design

    • C.

      A type of pie chart that illustrates a project schedule and costs

    • D.

      A type of bar chart that illustrates a project costs and schedule

    Correct Answer
    D. A type of bar chart that illustrates a project costs and schedule
    Explanation
    A GANTT chart is a type of bar chart that illustrates a project's costs and schedule. It visually represents the tasks and activities of a project along a timeline, with bars representing the duration of each task. The horizontal axis represents the timeline, while the vertical axis represents the tasks. The length of each bar corresponds to the duration of the task, and the bars are arranged in sequential order to show the project's schedule. Additionally, the chart also includes information about the project's costs, allowing stakeholders to understand both the timeline and the financial aspects of the project.

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  • 47. 

    When working on a team task the most important things to remember are

    • A.

      One or two people do all the work and everyone else takes the credit

    • B.

      Tasks should be split up across the team and everyone meets up at the end to write up the documentation

    • C.

      Regular team updates, one coordinator, an agreed plan with clear documentation through the phases

    • D.

      Everyone picks the things they enjoy doing the most, lots of chatting and above all it should be fun

    Correct Answer
    C. Regular team updates, one coordinator, an agreed plan with clear documentation through the phases
    Explanation
    The answer "Regular team updates, one coordinator, an agreed plan with clear documentation through the phases" is the most appropriate because it emphasizes the importance of effective communication, coordination, and documentation in a team task. Regular updates ensure that everyone is on the same page and progress is monitored. Having one coordinator helps in organizing and delegating tasks efficiently. An agreed plan with clear documentation ensures that everyone understands their responsibilities and can refer to the documentation for guidance. This approach promotes accountability, cooperation, and a structured workflow, leading to successful completion of the team task.

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  • 48. 

    Compressing video and graphic files

    • A.

      Increases the quality, making them perfect for printed documents

    • B.

      Makes the file size smaller, making them easier to upload, but quality is reduced

    • C.

      Means they will take longer to upload but can be accessed by everyone

    • D.

      Does not alter the original file

    Correct Answer
    B. Makes the file size smaller, making them easier to upload, but quality is reduced
    Explanation
    Compressing video and graphic files reduces their file size, making them easier to upload. However, this compression also leads to a reduction in quality.

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  • 49. 

    A storyboard is drawn up in the design phase and used to support a video shoot

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In the design phase of a video project, a storyboard is created to plan and visualize the sequence of shots and scenes. It serves as a visual guide for the video shoot, helping the director, cinematographer, and other crew members understand the intended shots, camera angles, and overall composition. By having a storyboard, the team can effectively communicate and execute their vision during the video shoot, ensuring that the desired shots are captured accurately. Therefore, the statement that a storyboard is drawn up in the design phase and used to support a video shoot is true.

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  • 50. 

    A strong product brand is desirable because

    • A.

      Customers can pick the best one

    • B.

      Companies can build up their identity and market presence

    • C.

      Products can be easily located on the shelves

    • D.

      Stocktaking can be done quickly

    Correct Answer
    B. Companies can build up their identity and market presence
    Explanation
    A strong product brand is desirable because it allows companies to establish and enhance their identity and market presence. A strong brand helps companies differentiate themselves from competitors and create a unique image in the minds of customers. It builds trust and loyalty among consumers, leading to increased sales and market share. A strong brand also enables companies to charge premium prices for their products, resulting in higher profitability. Additionally, a strong brand makes it easier for companies to introduce new products or expand into new markets, as consumers already have a positive perception of the brand.

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