Everfi - Ignition Test

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Computer Hardware Quizzes & Trivia

This test covers information learned throughout all 7 modules/quizzes given in the Everfi unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False: By increasing RAM, a computer's CPU can process more quickly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    True or false: You have to pay for a license to use Open Source software?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    "The Cloud" is:
    • A. 

      A form of word processing

    • B. 

      A network for accessing applications from any device

    • C. 

      A virtual gaming environment

    • D. 

      A kind of security software

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is true about tablet computers?
    • A. 

      They do not provide Internet access

    • B. 

      They have larger screens than laptops

    • C. 

      They are ultraportable

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 5. 
    A Central Processing Unit, or CPU, is:
    • A. 

      The brains of your computer that runs computer programs

    • B. 

      The memory of your computer that lets you save important information

    • C. 

      The device used to connect the cmputer to the Internet

    • D. 

      The firewall in the computer that keeps your computer from being attacked

  • 6. 
    True or False: It doesn't matter what you text someone, as long as you trust the person you're texting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Even if you're in your coverage area, you still may experience service interruption if:
    • A. 

      You're inside a building

    • B. 

      You don't have a smartphone

    • C. 

      You are in a crowd of people

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 8. 
    True or False: Location-based services are always free.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When buying a cell phone, which feature is most important?
    • A. 

      Customer service

    • B. 

      Coverage area

    • C. 

      Cost

    • D. 

      It depends on the user's needs

  • 10. 
    What can an emergency service application do?
    • A. 

      Connect users to emergency services such as 911

    • B. 

      Determine a person's location and relay it to an ambulance or the police

    • C. 

      Text safety tips to the owner of the phone

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 11. 
    Which is an example of malware?
    • A. 

      Viruses

    • B. 

      Spyware

    • C. 

      Adware

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    What can an online predator do with your personal information?
    • A. 

      Make purchases in your name

    • B. 

      Communicate with others while pretending to be you

    • C. 

      Sign you up for online dating services

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The strongest password would include...
    • A. 

      Upper and lower-case letters, numbers and symbols

    • B. 

      A long sequence of numbers

    • C. 

      An important date

    • D. 

      The user's date

  • 14. 
    Which can be a consequence of overusing technology?
    • A. 

      Good grades

    • B. 

      Good health

    • C. 

      Missing out on extracurricular activities

    • D. 

      Increased responsibility

  • 15. 
    True or False:  A virus that arrives in spam could wipe out your entire hard drive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    True or False:  A website with no spelling mistakes, recent updates, and an author who isn't an expert on the subject is probably okay to use as a source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    True or false:  Plagiarism is considered a form of stealing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    True or false:  It is o.k. to directly quote a source in a paper, as long as you give credit to that source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    To improve the credibility or trustworthiness of a site, the author should list what in his or her bio?
    • A. 

      Hobbies

    • B. 

      Any experience or degrees the author has in the subject

    • C. 

      Similar articles written by other people

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Which  of the following domains might indicate that a website should be investigated further to make sure it's credible?
    • A. 

      .edu

    • B. 

      .gov

    • C. 

      .net

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Which statement is true?
    • A. 

      Songs are protected by copyright

    • B. 

      Sharing music is always o.k.

    • C. 

      You can copyright ideas

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    True or false:  Content on the internet is typically permanent
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which activity would be considered online publishing?
    • A. 

      Watching a streaming video

    • B. 

      Commenting on a friend's social networking profile

    • C. 

      Sending an e-mail to a friend

    • D. 

      Instant messaging to a friend

  • 24. 
    True or false:  People might use a word processing program to create and edit text documents
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Which of the following CAN be copyrighted?
    • A. 

      Images

    • B. 

      Facts

    • C. 

      Ideas

    • D. 

      All of the above

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