Vocats Test 3

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Assessment Quizzes & Trivia

This assessment covers skills and concepts from all units.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which term BEST describes the technology that enables computers to communicate the transmission of text, numeric, voice, or video data from one machine to another?
    • A. 

      Basic Controller

    • B. 

      Control Unit

    • C. 

      Data Communications

    • D. 

      Processing Unit

  • 2. 
    Considering the fact that technology advancements are made on a regular basis, which method is currently most commonly used to store data?
    • A. 

      Cassette tape

    • B. 

      CD-ROM

    • C. 

      Floppy Disk

    • D. 

      VHS Tape

  • 3. 
    There are several types of software that are used for various functions. Application software is used to perform a specific task. What type of software combines several software applications into one program?
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      Communications

    • C. 

      Integrated

    • D. 

      Multimedia

  • 4. 
    Which term best describes the type of software used to complete a specific task?
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      Integrated

    • D. 

      Multimedia

  • 5. 
    A peripheral device is one that is connected to the outside of a computer such as a mouse or printer. Which of the following can be classified as a piece of hardware?
    • A. 

      Word

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Considering the various methods used to enter data into a computer, which of the following is the most commonly used input device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Digital Camera

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 7. 
    One part of the information processing cycle is output. This refers to getting data out of the computer. Which of the following can be classified as an output device?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Camera

    • D. 

      CD-ROM

  • 8. 
    One part of the information processing cycle is storage - storing data for future use. Which of the following can be classified as a storage device?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Flash drive

  • 9. 
    When computers are connected together they are considered to be networked. Which of the following is a type of network?
    • A. 

      CPN

    • B. 

      ALU

    • C. 

      LAN

    • D. 

      WPN

  • 10. 
    What does the acronym ALU stand for?
    • A. 

      All Loose Units

    • B. 

      Apple's Latest Unit

    • C. 

      Anticipated Logic Unit

    • D. 

      Arithmetic Logic Unit

  • 11. 
    Which term best describes the physical parts of a computer?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Output

    • D. 

      Storage

  • 12. 
    One type of computer crime is creating a virus. Viruses are created to damage a computer system. What is the term used for a computer virus that makes copies of itself resulting in the consumption of system resources and eventually slows down the computer?
    • A. 

      Logic Bomb

    • B. 

      Time Bomb

    • C. 

      Trojan Horse

    • D. 

      Worm

  • 13. 
    What type of computer virus does something different from what is expected?
    • A. 

      Logic Bomb

    • B. 

      Time Bomb

    • C. 

      Trojan Horse

    • D. 

      Worm

  • 14. 
    What type of computer crime involves accessing the computer of another person without their permission?
    • A. 

      Shopping

    • B. 

      Looting

    • C. 

      Harvesting

    • D. 

      Hacking

  • 15. 
    Artificial Intelligence is a technological advance where computers are able reasonably able to determine a next step. What is the goal of artificial intelligence software?
    • A. 

      Allows humans to act like computers

    • B. 

      Change something real into something artificial

    • C. 

      Process information without human intervention

    • D. 

      To make computers shut down

  • 16. 
    What is the acronym used to state that what appears on the computer screen is what will be printed? This referes to obtaining what is shown on the monitor and can be determined using the Print Preview function.
    • A. 

      WYSIWYG

    • B. 

      WWYYSIG

    • C. 

      WYPPLOI

    • D. 

      WRTEYNG

  • 17. 
    Once a person uses a computer to commit theft or damages totalling $1000 or more the crime is considered to be a felony. What is the term used for a criminal act committed through the use of a computer?
    • A. 

      Computer hacking

    • B. 

      Computer crime

    • C. 

      Freelancing

    • D. 

      Misdemeanor

  • 18. 
    What is the term used for the type of software that enable users to access documents from the WWW?
    • A. 

      Boolean

    • B. 

      Phrase

    • C. 

      Title

    • D. 

      Browser

  • 19. 
    Keisha downloads a program she can use for a limited amount of time and she may only have access to some of the feature. What is the term for this software that is given to Keisha free of charge to use on a trial basis?
    • A. 

      Shareware

    • B. 

      Freeware

    • C. 

      Commerical

    • D. 

      Public domain

  • 20. 
    Which type of software is available free of charge but does not permit the user to make changes to it? This means the user can only use the software as intended.
    • A. 

      Shareware

    • B. 

      Freeware

    • C. 

      Commercial

    • D. 

      Public Domain

  • 21. 
    What type of software is available free of change and without restrictions so the user CAN make changes to it?
    • A. 

      Shareware

    • B. 

      Freeware

    • C. 

      Commerical

    • D. 

      Public Domain

  • 22. 
    What is the term used for the tools which allow the user to navigate a page that is too large to fit on the computer screen?
    • A. 

      Window buttons

    • B. 

      Access Indicator

    • C. 

      Print button

    • D. 

      Scroll bars

  • 23. 
    When composing a new email message, which addresses are inserted into the CC box?
    • A. 

      Those receiving a copy of the email

    • B. 

      The intended recipiants

    • C. 

      The writers

    • D. 

      The person who wrote the email

  • 24. 
    What type of information goes into the Subject box of an email message?
    • A. 

      The entire body of the email

    • B. 

      A brief description of the message

    • C. 

      The receiver's email address

    • D. 

      The writer's address

  • 25. 
    What type of searching uses the asterisk to search for plurals or variations of a word?
    • A. 

      Boolean

    • B. 

      Phrase

    • C. 

      Title

    • D. 

      Wildcard