Year 7/8 Information Technology Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Many new mobile devices use a touch   _____   instead of a real keypad.             
    • A. 

      Interface

    • B. 

      interaction

    • C. 

      intercom

  • 2. 
    New technology devices are often referred to as  ------ ?
    • A. 

      gadgets

    • B. 

      goods

    • C. 

      tweaks

  • 3. 
    I didn’t like this new computer program is full of _ _ _ _ _ ?                            . 
    • A. 

      Insects

    • B. 

      Bugs

    • C. 

      headaches

  • 4. 
    A processor, that interprets and executes the commands from the computer’s hardware or software, is known as the computer's ......? 
    • A. 

      Sound card

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Central Processing Unit (CPU)

  • 5. 
    The first computers were built to perform calculations?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    One of the first modern computers was built by IBM in 1944. This computer was called the Mark 1. It was a massive machine that continuously operated for 15 years. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Charles Babbage is credited with inventing the first computer know as the difference machine in 1822. This machine became very popular in many people's households.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A processor, or CPU, interprets and executes the commands from the computer’s hardware or software.    A     CPU    is considered to be the ‘brain’ of the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Personal computers started to became popular in people's households from the 1980s?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Name of a drive that stores files on a computer. All  software on a PC is stored on this  drive. 
    • A. 

      Storage drive

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      Back up drive

    • D. 

      Tape drive

  • 11. 
    Part of a computer that sends audio/sound information to speakers or headphones. Without this, computer users cannot listen to audio files.
    • A. 

      Audio card

    • B. 

      Speakers card

    • C. 

      Video card

    • D. 

      Sound card

  • 12. 
    A piece of hardware that sends graphical information to the screen. It processes images that are showed on a display. These cards are important when lots of images need to be generated, like a computer game. The better the -------- card, the higher the quality of the images. 
    • A. 

      Sound card

    • B. 

      Video card

    • C. 

      Picture card

    • D. 

      Disk card

  • 13. 
    A  device that is connected to a modem. It receives the Internet signal from a modem and spreads it to several computers with a serial cable or with Wi-Fi.
    • A. 

      Telephone

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Router

  • 14. 
    A computer file that is created  to  damage someone’s computer. They spread by duplicating and attaching to computer files. These are known as computer;-
    • A. 

      Problems

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Software

  • 15. 
    In order to prevent your computer from being infected by viruses, you should 
    • A. 

      Make frequent backups

    • B. 

      install a virus scanner

    • C. 

      Don't download questionable files

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    A computer virus is;-.       
    • A. 

      designed by programmers

    • B. 

      Copies itself

    • C. 

      attaches itself to other files

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not an example of computer hardware?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      MS Windows

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 18. 
    The iMac and MacBook are products of …..?
    • A. 

      Microsoft

    • B. 

      IBM

    • C. 

      Google

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Who invented the Internet?
    • A. 

      Steve Jobs

    • B. 

      Bill Gates

    • C. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • D. 

      Charles Babbage

  • 20. 
    Who became famous for creating a popular operating system?
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Steve Jobs

    • C. 

      Henry Edward Roberts

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Who is known as the “Father of the PC”?     
    • A. 

      Henry Edward Roberts

    • B. 

      Charles Babbage

    • C. 

      Steve Jobs

    • D. 

      Bill Gates

  • 22. 
    Programs that are installed on a computer are known as;-
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Games

    • D. 

      Ms Office

  • 23. 
    1. Mobile  ______________ refers to high speed internet in mobile locations.
     
    • A. 

      ​broadband

    • B. 

      interface

    • C. 

      4G