Mock Computer Competency Post Test

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Mock Computer Competency Post Test

This is a summative assessment for the Computer Skills: Implementation and Integration Course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Any image stored as numerical values on optical or magnetic media is called a
    • A. 

      Digital image

    • B. 

      Photo ready image

    • C. 

      Full motion image

    • D. 

      Hyper Image

  • 2. 
    An __________________ is a special network that provide home computers a way to connect to the Internet  
    • A. 

      Internet Service Provider (ISP)

    • B. 

      Internet Groupware System (IGS)

    • C. 

      Internet Bandwidth Distributor (IBD)

    • D. 

      Internet Special Network (ISN)

  • 3. 
    What is the first thing you do if your computer will not turn on?
    • A. 

      Check that the printer is connected

    • B. 

      Make sure the power cords are plugged in

    • C. 

      Keep pressing the power button until it turns on

    • D. 

      Beat the side of the case with your fist.

  • 4. 
    Why should surge protectors be used with computer systems?
    • A. 

      To protect them against spilled liquids and food particles.

    • B. 

      To ensure that computer users have access to systems

    • C. 

      To stabilize the application software.

    • D. 

      To provide a stable electrical current flow

  • 5. 
    An advertisement that appears on your screen without warning or notice is called a
    • A. 

      Spam.

    • B. 

      Pop-up .

    • C. 

      Virus.

    • D. 

      Cookie

  • 6. 
    A hacker is defined as someone who
    • A. 

      Participates in internet commerce.

    • B. 

      Copies another student’s work and presents it as their own.

    • C. 

      Demolishes out of date computers for resale.

    • D. 

      Uses programming skills to gain illegal access to a computer.

  • 7. 
    What is one way software manufacturers protect themselves from software piracy?
    • A. 

      Filters

    • B. 

      Licenses

    • C. 

      Spyware

    • D. 

      Virus protection

  • 8. 
    Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 2000 (COPPA) prevents websites from collecting personal information from anyone under what age?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      8

  • 9. 
    If you make a purchase online with a credit card, you should make sure that the website is __________.
    • A. 

      Http:

    • B. 

      Https:

    • C. 

      Ftp:

    • D. 

      Www.

  • 10. 
    ____________let you use a stylus with an electronic pad to draw diagrams or create artwork.  
    • A. 

      Graphic tablets

    • B. 

      Animation simulators

    • C. 

      Webpage designer tools

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 11. 
    To create a Web page, you most likely would use a
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet and also a database program.

    • B. 

      Dedicated HTML authoring program.

    • C. 

      Specific dedicated hardware development program.

    • D. 

      A multimedia development tool.

  • 12. 
    You have taken a class poll in order to find out  where students would like to go on a class fieldtrip. After collecting and organizing the information in a spreadsheet, which graph is the best way to visually depict your findings in terms of percentages?
    • A. 

      Bar

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Pie

    • D. 

      Scatter

  • 13. 
    Which software is best suited for creating an image to illustrate the parts of a flower?
    • A. 

      A drawing program

    • B. 

      A spreadsheet program

    • C. 

      A portable document program.

    • D. 

      An audio editing program

  • 14. 
    A (n) ISP company provides its customers with 
    • A. 

      Access to the Internet.

    • B. 

      Custom design of personal websites.

    • C. 

      Productivity software for home use.

    • D. 

      Virus protection

  • 15. 
    __________provides a way to hold small group discussions across distances. 
    • A. 

      Internet Chat

    • B. 

      Phishing

    • C. 

      Morphing

    • D. 

      Scanning

  • 16. 
    Real-time, or coordinated chats are also referred to as _________________ technology.
    • A. 

      Synchronous

    • B. 

      Asynchronous

    • C. 

      Consecutive

    • D. 

      Non-consecutive

  • 17. 
    Your school’s Technology Club would like to participate in online discussions about the latest gaming software.  What is one method they could use?
    • A. 

      Participate in an emoticon.

    • B. 

      Create a game with animation software.

    • C. 

      Subscribe to development software

    • D. 

      Join a blog on the topic

  • 18. 
    The grey portion of the Venn diagram in Figure 2 represents the  results of which of the following Internet searches?
    • A. 

      Poverty AND Crime

    • B. 

      Poverty NOT Crime

    • C. 

      Poverty OR Crime

    • D. 

      Poverty

  • 19. 
    Which of the following tools would be an efficient way to poll students around the globe on a given topic?
    • A. 

      Email messages

    • B. 

      Online survey tool

    • C. 

      School newsletter

    • D. 

      Spreadsheet

  • 20. 
    Joe isn't sure what career he would like to pursue, but he has an interest in law enforcement.  What should Joe do to determine the technology skills he might need?
    • A. 

      Ask friends what they know about computers in law enforcement.

    • B. 

      Police officers do not use technology, so Joe should not worry about it.

    • C. 

      Use the Internet to research jobs within the field of law enforcement.

    • D. 

      Ask his teacher for career advice.

  • 21. 
    Jeremy is looking online for information to use in his History report.  He finds a web site that has a lot of facts but he is concerned about the accuracy of the data.  What question should he ask before using the information in his report? 
    • A. 

      Is the site easy to use and understand?

    • B. 

      Were there pictures or graphics?

    • C. 

      How much time does he have before he can submit the report?

    • D. 

      Where does the information come from?

  • 22. 
    _____________includes the different forms of text, audio, graphics, animation and full-motion video.
    • A. 

      Hypertext

    • B. 

      Codec translation

    • C. 

      Multimedia

    • D. 

      Spreadsheets

  • 23. 
    ______________take and store moving video images on disks or memory cards.
    • A. 

      Video Sensors

    • B. 

      Camcorders

    • C. 

      Digital Video Recorders

    • D. 

      Microphones

  • 24. 
    Figure 3 shows trends of DVD sales over four quarters.  What can you tell about DVD sales in the three different countries?
    • A. 

      Asia's sales increased more than Europe's.

    • B. 

      Quarter 2 had the best sales for Europe.

    • C. 

      The U.S. sold more DVDs than the other countries.

    • D. 

      Quarter 2 was the best sales quarter for U.S.

  • 25. 
    A ___________________ is a large server that gathers data from production servers in order to assist in the decision making process.
    • A. 

      Data mine

    • B. 

      Data warehouse

    • C. 

      Data cluster

    • D. 

      Data bomb