Intro To Computer Science (Alpha)

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Intro To Computer Science (Alpha)

Intro and exit of class quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a common way to measure the speed of a Processing Unit
    • A. 

      GHz

    • B. 

      Gb

    • C. 

      MB

    • D. 

      Lbs

    • E. 

      Mem

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      GIF

    • B. 

      FLAC

    • C. 

      JPEG

    • D. 

      MP3

    • E. 

      PNG

  • 3. 
  • 4. 
    Define GPU and CPU and explain their typical uses
  • 5. 
    How many “Frames per Second” is shown in a standard NTSC video
    • A. 

      5.5

    • B. 

      15.0

    • C. 

      29.97

    • D. 

      48.0

    • E. 

      120.1

  • 6. 
    Define “DPI” and it’s use
  • 7. 
    What is a common resolution for a  computer monitor
    • A. 

      320x240

    • B. 

      1024x768

    • C. 

      3600x2150

    • D. 

      524x524

    • E. 

      12800x10240

  • 8. 
    What type of cable is used for modern networking
    • A. 

      Cat3

    • B. 

      Coax

    • C. 

      Composite

    • D. 

      Cat5

    • E. 

      Cross-linked polyethylene

  • 9. 
    Define “Codec” and it’s purpose
  • 10. 
    Which of these is an Operating System (pick three)
    • A. 

      A. Red Hat Linux

    • B. 

      B. Microsoft Office

    • C. 

      F. Apple OSX

    • D. 

      E. Microsoft Windows

    • E. 

      D. Microsoft Visual Basic

  • 11. 
    The best way to move some text to another part an essay would be to (select two)
    • A. 

      Delete the text and then re-type it.

    • B. 

      Highlight the text, and then drag it into place with the mouse.

    • C. 

      Highlight the text, and press the up or down arrows to move it.

    • D. 

      Highlight the text, right-click, and use the "Cut" and "Paste" functions.

    • E. 

      Highlight the text, press ctrl-x then select the place you would like to text to appear and press ctrl-v

  • 12. 
    If you are doing research for an essay, and you use some information from a website in your essay, you must
    • A. 

      Do nothing. You can use this material in your essay freely.

    • B. 

      List the website in a bibliography at the end of your essay.

    • C. 

      Type the information in bold letters.

    • D. 

      Type the information in italic letters.

  • 13. 
    If you wanted to create an animated presentation, what would be the BEST program to use?
    • A. 

      Excel

    • B. 

      Power Point

    • C. 

      Word

    • D. 

      Access

    • E. 

      Outlook

  • 14. 
    If you wanted to add an image from Google to an essay or a presentation, how would you do this? (select two)
    • A. 

      You must download the image directly into the document.

    • B. 

      Save the image into a folder, and then select "Insert Image" on the essay or presentation.

    • C. 

      Right-click the image, select "Copy," then right-click in your essay or presentation and select "Paste."

    • D. 

      Drag the image from the browser to your document.

    • E. 

      This cannot be done, you must have the picture on your local computer to begin with.

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Tablet

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Joystick

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      VOIP (voice over IP internet phone service)

    • B. 

      Accessing a huge encyclopedia like Wikipedia

    • C. 

      Streaming high definition video

    • D. 

      Online testing

    • E. 

      Downloading historic speeches

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about the pictured memory storage device
    • A. 

      Physical shocks may destroy the memory of this devices

    • B. 

      This is a hard disk drive

    • C. 

      This device will provide random access to stored items

    • D. 

      This is an example of solid state memory

    • E. 

      The head on the arm moves back and forth as the disk spins, reading and/or writing data.

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Gigabyte

    • B. 

      Terabyte

    • C. 

      Kilobyte

    • D. 

      Petabyte

    • E. 

      Megabyte

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      IR - radio transmission

    • B. 

      Bluetooth - PDA and cell phone syncing

    • C. 

      802.11 - Wi-Fi

    • D. 

      Ethernet – Local Area network

    • E. 

      Wi-Fi - Wireless networks

  • 20. 
    Digital electronic circuitry works in binary. Which of the following is not a binary representation.
    • A. 

      1010101010

    • B. 

      Visible spectrum of light (infrared through ultraviolet)

    • C. 

      Logic gates (true / false)

    • D. 

      Scantron (graphite mark / no graphite mark)

    • E. 

      Punch card (hole punched or not punched)

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is an example of analog, rather than digital data
    • A. 

      A scanned file of sheet music

    • B. 

      An Excel file

    • C. 

      An original painting by Monet

    • D. 

      A video transmission while teleconferencing

    • E. 

      The image of your computer pictured above

  • 22. 
    The main area where the information is stored within the computer.
    • A. 

      Northbridge Chip

    • B. 

      IDE

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      RAM

    • E. 

      Hard Drive

  • 23. 
  • 24. 
    MicroSoft WORD is an example of
    • A. 

      A game

    • B. 

      A spreadsheet application

    • C. 

      A database Application

    • D. 

      A word processing application

    • E. 

      A graphics application

  • 25. 
    A MicroSoft Word document has an extension of
    • A. 

      .xls

    • B. 

      .gif

    • C. 

      .doc

    • D. 

      .ppt

    • E. 

      .jpg

  • 26. 
    A "Firewall" is used to
    • A. 

      Physical protection for a computer

    • B. 

      Transfer data from one network to another.

    • C. 

      A way to stay warm in a computer lab

    • D. 

      The way tech support can know whether there is a problem with a computer or network

    • E. 

      To protect a network from unwanted or malicious data

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Key Fobs

    • B. 

      Database authentication

    • C. 

      Voice printing

    • D. 

      Biometrics

    • E. 

      Cryptography

  • 28. 
    Haptic technology involves what physical sense
    • A. 

      Smell

    • B. 

      Sight

    • C. 

      Taste

    • D. 

      Sound

    • E. 

      Touch

  • 29. 
    In what year was the iPod introduced to the world
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      1997

    • E. 

      2004

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      .sp

    • B. 

      .tg

    • C. 

      .es

    • D. 

      .us

    • E. 

      .eu