I.T Olympiad

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Science Olympiad Quizzes & Trivia

I. T OLYMPIAD FOR AMA FOUNDATION


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  • 1. 
    Intrepret this statement: Michelle 
    • A. 

      It makes Michelle strong

    • B. 

      It highlights Michelle as being strong

    • C. 

      It will print out Michelle in bold font - correct answer

  • 2. 
    What does POST stand for?        
    • A. 

      Printer Online Standard Test

    • B. 

      Power On Self Test

    • C. 

      Power Off Standard Test

    • D. 

      Preferred Operating System Timing

  • 3. 
    What is the size of a Char?       
    • A. 

      4 bits

    • B. 

      7 bits

    • C. 

      8 bits

    • D. 

      16 bits

  • 4. 
    Represents 1 million bytes
    • A. 

      Gigabyte

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Megabyte

    • D. 

      Terrabyte

  • 5. 
    Provides a means of giving the computer information using different keys for different instructions
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Program

  • 6. 
    A series of instructions which tell the computer to perform one or more particular tasks
    • A. 

      Voice activation

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      Program

    • D. 

      software

  • 7. 
    1 billion bytes is equivalent to 
    • A. 

      megabyte

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Terrabyte

    • D. 

      Gigabyte

    • E. 

      Billibyte

  • 8. 
    The smallest unit of information in any computer system. eight of these make a Byte.
    • A. 

      Mb

    • B. 

      Byte

    • C. 

      Kb

    • D. 

      Bit

  • 9. 
    An error in a computer program
    • A. 

      Crash

    • B. 

      Bug

    • C. 

      Power Failure

    • D. 

      Fatal error

  • 10. 
    A means of capturing an image (drawing or photo) so that it can stored on a computer
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Keyboard

  • 11. 
    It is removable storage device on which you can store information. they have a hard case and just over 1Mb capacity.
    • A. 

      CD-RW

    • B. 

      Floppy Disk

    • C. 

      Hard Disk

    • D. 

      CD Rom

  • 12. 
     It is effectively the "brain" of the computer. It is the silicon chip which translates programs into the computer processes or actions.
    • A. 

      CD-RW

    • B. 

      Floppy Disk

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Hard Disk

  • 13. 
    A Compact Disk that can be read from or written to a number of times.
    • A. 

      CD Rom

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      CD-RW

  • 14. 
    Which of the following retains the information it's storing when the power to the system is turned off?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      DRAM

  • 15. 
    What does BIOS stands for?
    • A. 

      Bootstrap initial operating system

    • B. 

      Basic input output startup

    • C. 

      boot initial operating startup

    • D. 

      Basic input output system

  • 16. 
    What are the four key functions of a computer system?
    • A. 

      Input, processing, output, and storage

    • B. 

      Keyboard, display, memory, and disk drive

    • C. 

      Read, write, calculate, and display

    • D. 

      Word processing, spreadsheets, database, and contact management

  • 17. 
    How much data will a high density (HD) floppy disk hold?
    • A. 

      124 KB

    • B. 

      1.44 MB

    • C. 

      2.88MB

    • D. 

      640 KB

  • 18. 
    Compact discs, (according to the original CD specifications) hold how many minutes of music?
    • A. 

      74 mins

    • B. 

      56 mins

    • C. 

      60 mins

    • D. 

      90 mins

  • 19. 
    '.MPG' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
    • A. 

      WordPerfect Document file

    • B. 

      MS Office document

    • C. 

      Animation/movie file

    • D. 

      Image file

  • 20. 
     '.JPG' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
    • A. 

      System file

    • B. 

      Animation/movie file

    • C. 

      MS Encarta document

    • D. 

      Image file

  • 21. 
     'OS' computer abbreviation usually means ? 
  • 22. 
    What part of a database holds only one type of information?
    • A. 

      Report

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Record

    • D. 

      File

  • 23. 
    JPG stands for ____________________________
  • 24. 
    To select text by shading as you drag the mouse arrow over the text is known as...
    • A. 

      Clip art

    • B. 

      Highlight

    • C. 

      Fetch

    • D. 

      Decode

  • 25. 
    _____________________  is a machine that performs tasks, such as calculations or electronic communication, under the control of a set of instructions called a program-computer.