Kazen Exam - Semester Assessment

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Kazen Exam - Semester Assessment

This is theTechnology Applications Assessment for the semester. Each 8th grader enrolled in the Technology Applications course will be required to complete this assessment. There is NO TALKING during the test and you must follow all regular testing procedures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A monitor and a printer are considered what type of devices?
    • A. 

      Output devices

    • B. 

      Input devices

    • C. 

      Processors

    • D. 

      Storage devices

  • 2. 
    What is the computer's brain called that "processes" all data that is input?
    • A. 

      Memory drive

    • B. 

      ROM drive

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Storage device

  • 3. 
    What device reads information from a compact-disc?
    • A. 

      CD-ROM reader

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Disk drive

    • D. 

      Database

  • 4. 
    What computer peripheral allows you to output a "hard copy" of what you can see on the monitor?
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Keyboard

  • 5. 
    What is the most common "input" device on a computer?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 6. 
    What types of devices are floppy disks and flash drives prime examples of?
    • A. 

      Input devices

    • B. 

      Storage devices

    • C. 

      Output devices

    • D. 

      Scanners

  • 7. 
    When searching for information on the internet, the most efficient strategy for searching is called what?
    • A. 

      Hyperlinks

    • B. 

      Boolean

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Disk drives

  • 8. 
    Which of the following items is NOT a computer peripheral?
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Disk drive

    • D. 

      Word processing software

  • 9. 
    What are Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP and Vista examples of?
    • A. 

      Internet browsers

    • B. 

      Printer applications

    • C. 

      Operating systems

    • D. 

      Webpages

  • 10. 
    What type of memory does a computer have that is called "temporary" and can also be edited and erased?
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Virtual

    • D. 

      Definite

  • 11. 
    A computer virus is a piece of programming code that is disguised as something else and causes unexpected behavior within your computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following items allows for a computer to connect to the internet by use of a telephone line?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Memory

  • 13. 
    What is the "blinking spot" on the screen called that indicates where the next character will be displayed?
    • A. 

      Status line

    • B. 

      Header

    • C. 

      Cursor

    • D. 

      Word wrap

  • 14. 
    What other name can graphic images and pictures, that are added to a publication, be called?
    • A. 

      Wav files

    • B. 

      Fonts

    • C. 

      Clip art

    • D. 

      Mp3

  • 15. 
    When using an Excel formula, what is the symbol used if you wanted to "divide" in a cell?
    • A. 

      *

    • B. 

      /

    • C. 

      +

    • D. 

      -

  • 16. 
    The initials "www" stand for "world wide web."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following statements is considered a "legal" use of computer software?
    • A. 

      Loading the software on several computers eventhough you only paid for one copy

    • B. 

      Loading the software on your computer and then lending the disc to your friends to load it on their computers

    • C. 

      Making a backup copy in case your original copy is scratched

    • D. 

      Making copies of your cd and selling them to your friends

  • 18. 
    What is a LAN (local area network)?
    • A. 

      A collection of computers that share a scanner

    • B. 

      A collection of computers that share a communications line

    • C. 

      A collection of computers that share a printer

    • D. 

      A collection of computers that share an electric plug

  • 19. 
    What protects computer software from being copied and illegally distributed amongst users?
    • A. 

      Copyright

    • B. 

      Trademark

    • C. 

      Integrity

    • D. 

      License

  • 20. 
    The Internet consists of millions of databases are interrelated by the use of communication lines and key words.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What feature in Word, lets the user keep typing when the end of the line is reached by automatically moving words to the next line?
    • A. 

      Spell check

    • B. 

      Word wrap

    • C. 

      Deleting

    • D. 

      Inserting

  • 22. 
    Which formatting technique would be used to make text darker and stand out more by making it appear heavier and darker?
    • A. 

      Italicize

    • B. 

      Bold

    • C. 

      Underline

    • D. 

      Indent

  • 23. 
    What electronic communication method would you use to send another person mail?
    • A. 

      Blog

    • B. 

      Email

    • C. 

      Voicemail

    • D. 

      Text Message

  • 24. 
    What feature in Word allows you to check your spelling on your document?
    • A. 

      Spell check

    • B. 

      Word wrap

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      Delete

  • 25. 
    It is always a good idea to list as much personal information as you can, along with pictures of yourself, on the internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False