Computer Exam Quiz: Could You Pass?

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Computer Exam Quiz: Could You Pass?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When learning a new computer language, what is often the first thing you try to print on the screen.
    • A. 

      Hello Dolly

    • B. 

      Hello Sailor

    • C. 

      Hello World

    • D. 

      Whats Up Doc

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are clones of Apple II computers?
    • A. 

      Franklin Ace

    • B. 

      Orangepeal

    • C. 

      Peach Microcomputer

    • D. 

      Super Zoom

  • 3. 
    Which of these is not a computer language?
    • A. 

      Java

    • B. 

      Python

    • C. 

      Lisp

    • D. 

      Cocoa

  • 4. 
    Who is considered the father of the supercomputer?
    • A. 

      Seymour Cray

    • B. 

      Elmer Fudd

    • C. 

      Charles Babbage

    • D. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

  • 5. 
    What was the first "Killer Application" for the personal computer?
    • A. 

      Email

    • B. 

      Solitair

    • C. 

      Visicalc

    • D. 

      Space Invaders

  • 6. 
    This picture is of the first Computer Mouse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    HP, Microsoft, and Apple have one very interesting thing in common.
    • A. 

      They all want to insert microchips in humans to track you

    • B. 

      They were all started in a garage

    • C. 

      None of them have been investigated as monopolies

    • D. 

      Their founders all grew up on farms

  • 8. 
    This is a screenshot of the best game of all time, what is it called?
    • A. 

      Space Wars

    • B. 

      Space Invaders

    • C. 

      Rocket Rocks

    • D. 

      Asteroids

  • 9. 
    An understanding of the binary system is important in the study of computer science, but not absolutely necessary. What is the conversion of the base-2 number, 00000111, into base-10?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      111

    • C. 

      31

    • D. 

      12

  • 10. 
    The first IBM PC virus began infecting 5.2" floppy disks in 1986. As Securelist reports, it was the work of two brothers, Basit and Amjad Farooq Alvi, who ran a computer store in Pakistan. What was it called?
    • A. 

      Elk Cloner

    • B. 

      Creeper

    • C. 

      Monkey Breath

    • D. 

      Brain

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a method for encoding text characters on a computer?
    • A. 

      Ascii

    • B. 

      EBCDIC

    • C. 

      ANSI

    • D. 

      SIXBIT

  • 12. 
    Every machine on the Internet has an IP address, where will you get to if you go to 127.0.0.1
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Nowhere, that is your local machine

    • C. 

      The White House

    • D. 

      A wormhole

  • 13. 
    Which of the following terms does not refer to a potentially harmful computer program?
    • A. 

      Rootkit

    • B. 

      Spyware

    • C. 

      Adware

    • D. 

      Hardware

  • 14. 
     The term 'GUI' stands for...
    • A. 

      Graphing Ultimate Interface

    • B. 

      Graphics Unused Input

    • C. 

      Gorgeous Unidentified Idiot

    • D. 

      Graphical User Interface

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