IT Help Desk General Computer Knowledge And Concepts

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Review quiz over unit 2 in IT Help Desk at Metcalfe County High School


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the correct unit of measure for a computers overall processing speed?
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      Binary

    • C. 

      Hertz

    • D. 

      Gigabyte

  • 2. 
    Convert the binary number 11110000 into its decimal equivalent.
  • 3. 
    Convert the decimal number 10 into binary.
  • 4. 
    Convert the hex value AA into binary.
  • 5. 
    Convert 11000111
  • 6. 
    If a user want to change their screen resolution they should right click on an open area of the desktop, select the properties sub-menu and then click on what tab with the pop up window?
    • A. 

      Display

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Screen Settings

    • D. 

      Main Menu

  • 7. 
    Which of the follwoing is the largest unit of computer stoagre listed?
    • A. 

      1 Tb

    • B. 

      1Gb

    • C. 

      100 Mb

    • D. 

      10000 bytes

  • 8. 
    Which of the follwoing is the smallest unit of computer stoagre listed?
    • A. 

      100 bytes

    • B. 

      1 Tb

    • C. 

      1 Kb

    • D. 

      10 Gb

  • 9. 
    Base 10 is the same as which of the following numbering systems?
    • A. 

      Hexadecimal

    • B. 

      Binary

    • C. 

      Decimal

    • D. 

      Octal

  • 10. 
    Base 16 is the same as which of the following numbering systems?
    • A. 

      Hexadecimal

    • B. 

      Binary

    • C. 

      Decimal

    • D. 

      Octal

  • 11. 
    Base 2 is the same as which of the following numbering systems?
    • A. 

      Hexadecimal

    • B. 

      Binary

    • C. 

      Decimal

    • D. 

      Octal

  • 12. 
    What are the only 2 symbols that can be used within the binary numering system?
    • A. 

      A & B

    • B. 

      1 & 2

    • C. 

      0 & A

    • D. 

      0 & 1

  • 13. 
    Convert 100.192  into its binary equivalent.
    • A. 

      01100100.11000000

    • B. 

      10000001.11000000

    • C. 

      01100100.10100000

    • D. 

      01101000.01111110

  • 14. 
    Which of the following would a  computer technician use to  change the background to a standard windows XP background on a PC?
    • A. 

      Click on the windows icon, select the run command prompt, type background and select the desired background from the drop down list.

    • B. 

      Open MS word and using the images menu select the desired background and use the Ctrl + C keys to select the image as the background.

    • C. 

      Right click on the desktop and select screen settings option. Within screen settings locate the background tab and select the background that one wishes to utilize and click OK.

    • D. 

      Open control panel and select the display icon. Next select the background tab and apply the background that one wishes to utilize and click on either OK or Apply

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a computer applicaiton?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word

    • B. 

      Microsoft Paint

    • C. 

      Internet Explorer

    • D. 

      RAM