Toughest Computer Exam: Trivia Quiz!

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Toughest Computer Exam: Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The computer uses the .......... number system to store data and perform calculations.
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Octal

    • C. 

      Decimal

    • D. 

      Hexadecimal

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    A disk's content that is recorded at the time of manufacture and that cannot be changed or erased by the user is:
    • A. 

      Memory-only

    • B. 

      Write-only

    • C. 

      Once-only

    • D. 

      Run-only

    • E. 

      Read-only

  • 3. 
    Which of the following can be used to select the entire document?
    • A. 

      CTRL+A

    • B. 

      ALT+F5

    • C. 

      SHIFT +A

    • D. 

      CTRL+K

    • E. 

      CTRL+H

  • 4. 
    .......... are attempts by individuals to obtain confidential information from you by falsifying their identity.
    • A. 

      Phishing

    • B. 

      Computer viruses

    • C. 

      Spyware scams

    • D. 

      Viruses

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Part number, part description, and a number of parts ordered are examples of:
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Processing

    • D. 

      Feedback

    • E. 

      Input

  • 6. 
    A Web site's main page is called its:
    • A. 

      Home Page

    • B. 

      Browser Page

    • C. 

      Search Page

    • D. 

      Bookmark

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    The simultaneous processing of two or more programs by multiple processors is:
    • A. 

      Multiprogramming

    • B. 

      Multitasking

    • C. 

      Time-sharing

    • D. 

      Multiprocessing

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    Codes consisting of lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer-readable are known as:
    • A. 

      An ASCII code

    • B. 

      A magnetic tape

    • C. 

      An OCR scanner

    • D. 

      A bar code

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    To instruct Word to fit the width of a column to the contents of a table automatically, click the ..... button and then point to AutoFit Contents.
    • A. 

      Fit to Form

    • B. 

      Format

    • C. 

      Autosize

    • D. 

      Contents

    • E. 

      Auto Fit

  • 10. 
    Why is it unethical to share copyrighted files with your friends?
    • A. 

      It is not unethical, because it is legal.

    • B. 

      It is unethical because the files are being given for free.

    • C. 

      Sharing copyrighted files without permission breaks copyright laws.

    • D. 

      It is not unethical because the files are being given for free.

    • E. 

      It is not unethical-anyone can access a computer

  • 11. 
    Reusable optical storage will typically have the acronym:
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      DVD

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      RW

    • E. 

      ROS

  • 12. 
    The most common type of storage devices are:
    • A. 

      Persistent

    • B. 

      Optical

    • C. 

      Magnetic

    • D. 

      Flash

    • E. 

      Steel

  • 13. 
    A device that connects to a network without the use of cables is said to be:
    • A. 

      Distributed

    • B. 

      Free

    • C. 

      Centralized

    • D. 

      Open source

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
    A person who used his or her expertise to gain access to other people's computers to get information illegally or do damage is a:
    • A. 

      Hacker

    • B. 

      Analyst

    • C. 

      Instant messenger

    • D. 

      Programmer

    • E. 

      Spammer

  • 15. 
    To access the properties of an object, the mouse technique to use is:
    • A. 

      Dragging

    • B. 

      Dropping

    • C. 

      Right-clicking

    • D. 

      Shift-clicking

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 16. 
    To change selected text to all capital letters, click the change case button, then click:
    • A. 

      UPPERCASE

    • B. 

      UPPER ALL

    • C. 

      CAPS LOCK

    • D. 

      Lock Upper

    • E. 

      Large Size

  • 17. 
    The basic unit of a worksheet into which you enter data in Excel is called a:
    • A. 

      Tab

    • B. 

      Cell

    • C. 

      Box

    • D. 

      Range

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    You can keep your personal files / folders in:
    • A. 

      My folder

    • B. 

      My Documents

    • C. 

      My Files

    • D. 

      My Text

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
    In Word you can force a page break:
    • A. 

      By positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing the F1 key

    • B. 

      By positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing Ctrl + Enter

    • C. 

      By using the Insert/Section Break

    • D. 

      By changing the font size of your document

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 20. 
    A DVD is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Hard disk

    • B. 

      Optical disc

    • C. 

      Output device

    • D. 

      Solid-state storage device

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    The default view in Excel is ......... view.
    • A. 

      Work

    • B. 

      Auto

    • C. 

      Normal

    • D. 

      Roman

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 22. 
    The process of transferring files from a computer on the Internet to your computer is called:
    • A. 

      Downloading

    • B. 

      Uploading

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      JPEG

    • E. 

      Downsizing

  • 23. 
    .......... is the process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors.
    • A. 

      Tracking

    • B. 

      Formatting

    • C. 

      Crashing

    • D. 

      Allotting

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 24. 
    Help Menu is available at which button?
    • A. 

      End

    • B. 

      Start

    • C. 

      Turnoff

    • D. 

      Restart

    • E. 

      Reboot

  • 25. 
    The contents of .......... are lost when the computer turns off.
    • A. 

      Storage

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Output

    • D. 

      Memory

    • E. 

      None of these