Jm Computer Literacy - Basic Concepts

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Jm Computer Literacy - Basic Concepts

This is an assessment of current knowledge of basic computer concepts. This is only an assessment. Your score is not actually recorded as a grade. You will receive points just for taking the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A _____________ contains a list of commands from which a user can make selections.
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Icon

    • C. 

      Window

    • D. 

      Menu

  • 2. 
    The parts of the information processing cycle are
    • A. 

      Fetch, compare, interpret, and output

    • B. 

      Fetch, decode, execute, and storage

    • C. 

      Input, process, output and storage

    • D. 

      Fetch, process, output and debug

  • 3. 
    A type of hand held computer that has become widely used in recent years is a
    • A. 

      Ipod

    • B. 

      Personal digital assistant

    • C. 

      Server

    • D. 

      Notebook

  • 4. 
    An Icon is
    • A. 

      The unique address name for an Internet site.

    • B. 

      A window you can open to adjust various aspects of your computer, such as the volume, fonts, desktop background, mouse speed, and clock.

    • C. 

      Symbols or illustrations on the desktop or computer screen that indicate program files, documents, or other functions.

    • D. 

      Connects your computer to your ISP or online service over a regular telephone line.

  • 5. 
    The growth of technology will have an effect all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Artwork evaluation

    • B. 

      Health Care

    • C. 

      Transportation

    • D. 

      Weather forecasting

  • 6. 
    Macintosh’s tool to organize and store files and folders is called
    • A. 

      Explorer

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Finder

    • D. 

      Dock

  • 7. 
    The Internet began with a project sponsored by the Defense Department called
    • A. 

      Www

    • B. 

      Url

    • C. 

      Ican

    • D. 

      Arpanet

  • 8. 
    All of the following are examples of an output device EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Speaker

  • 9. 
    All of the following are examples of an input device EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Recordable DVD

    • B. 

      Microphone

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Web Cam

  • 10. 
    All of the following are examples of a storage device EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      Portable Jump Drive

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Recordable DVD

  • 11. 
    What type of computer would most likely be used for forecasting the weather.
    • A. 

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      Super computer

    • C. 

      Micro computer

    • D. 

      Desktop

  • 12. 
    Instructions entered into a computer that enable the computer to perform desired tasks are called
    • A. 

      Creations

    • B. 

      Programs

    • C. 

      Processers

    • D. 

      Outputs

  • 13. 
    Which of the following terms represent the raw, unorganized and meaningless facts that are inputted to a computer.
    • A. 

      Information

    • B. 

      Instructions

    • C. 

      Data

    • D. 

      Work Orders

  • 14. 
    Which of the following terms represent the facts that are organized meaningful, and useful that are outputted from the computer.
    • A. 

      Information

    • B. 

      Instructions

    • C. 

      Data

    • D. 

      Word Orders

  • 15. 
    Which of the following terms refers to a the computer component used for the generation, calculation, or changing of facts within a computer.
    • A. 

      Calculator

    • B. 

      Formulator

    • C. 

      Generator

    • D. 

      Processor

  • 16. 
    Computers connected together to share information, devices, and other resources is called
    • A. 

      Servers

    • B. 

      Hubs

    • C. 

      Webs

    • D. 

      Networks

  • 17. 
    The smallest unit of measure a computer can process is called
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Bit

    • C. 

      Byte

    • D. 

      Digit

  • 18. 
    The system that is used by the computer to transform electricity into things humans can understand is called
    • A. 

      Accounting

    • B. 

      Hexadecimal

    • C. 

      Binary

    • D. 

      Base 10

  • 19. 
    What would use a spreadsheet application for?
    • A. 

      Creating pictures

    • B. 

      Building websites

    • C. 

      Business and complex math calculations

    • D. 

      Writing letters

  • 20. 
    A word processing application would be best used for?
    • A. 

      Creating a movie

    • B. 

      Creating a bibliography

    • C. 

      Editing a photograph

  • 21. 
    A grouping of 8 bits used to represent a character or symbol in a computer is called
    • A. 

      Bit

    • B. 

      Byte

    • C. 

      Binary

    • D. 

      Word

  • 22. 
    What does G.U.I. stand for?
    • A. 

      Graphical User Interface

    • B. 

      Graphical User Information

    • C. 

      Graphical User Integration

    • D. 

      Graphical Use Interpolation

  • 23. 
    Command Line Interface refers to what?
    • A. 

      A method for connecting a camcorder to a computer

    • B. 

      A term used to describe the process a computer goes through when you first turn it on.

    • C. 

      A method of connecting computers together for transferring information.

    • D. 

      Text-driven commands typed in by a user to have the computer perform specific tasks.

  • 24. 
    The first coding-scheme standard that associates binary, hexadecimal, and decimal codes to represent characters and symbols is referred as what?
    • A. 

      Unicode

    • B. 

      Bicode

    • C. 

      HTML

    • D. 

      ASCII

  • 25. 
    1000 bytes of information is a what
    • A. 

      Kilobyte

    • B. 

      Megabyte

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

    • D. 

      Terabyte

  • 26. 
    1000KBor 1 Million bytes is what
    • A. 

      Kilobyte

    • B. 

      Megabyte

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

    • D. 

      Terabyte

  • 27. 
    1000MB or 1 billion bytes is what
    • A. 

      Kilobyte

    • B. 

      Megabyte

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

    • D. 

      Terabyte

  • 28. 
    The physical components of a computer is called
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Mainboard

    • D. 

      Tower

  • 29. 
    To promote professionalism and credibility, which tool should ALWAYS be used before sending an e-mail?
    • A. 

      Language tool bar

    • B. 

      Grammar and spell check

    • C. 

      Word count

    • D. 

      Macro

  • 30. 
    Each email address is comprised of three parts. Which of the following groups contains the three parts of an email address?
    • A. 

      User name, Plus sign, and Internet address

    • B. 

      User name, @ symbol, and user's domain name

    • C. 

      User name, @ symbol, and Web domain site

    • D. 

      User name, status symbol, and @ symbol

  • 31. 
    What is the official acronym for a web address
    • A. 

      Upl

    • B. 

      Urs

    • C. 

      Url

    • D. 

      Utp

  • 32. 
    What is the Internet
    • A. 

      It is a global network connecting millions of computers.

    • B. 

      It is a place where you have access to millions of pages of information.

    • C. 

      It is a facility that uses a portion of the total resources of the currently existing public telecommunication networks.

  • 33. 
    What is Multimedia?
    • A. 

      Any use of software

    • B. 

      The creation of a digital movie

    • C. 

      The integration of text, graphics, sound, and video

    • D. 

      A website

  • 34. 
    A file used as a pre-set pattern or blueprint for other documents is called a
    • A. 

      Start-up file

    • B. 

      Temp file

    • C. 

      Wizard

    • D. 

      Template

  • 35. 
    All the following are examples of search engines EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Yahoo

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      Dogpile

    • D. 

      Zippi