6j And 6c Technology Pre-assessment

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6j And 6c Technology Pre-assessment

This is an assessment on technology terms and concepts that we will be discussing throughout this school year. Do your best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of an input device?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Headphones

  • 2. 
    A computer virus is:
    • A. 

      A germ that gets into your computer and makes it crash.

    • B. 

      A program written to disrupt computer operations.

    • C. 

      A worm that crawls inside your processor.

    • D. 

      An infection from dirty keyboards.

  • 3. 
    A personal website or web page on which an individual records opinions, links to other sites, etc. on a regular basis is referred to as what?
    • A. 

      E-mail

    • B. 

      Internet diary

    • C. 

      Blog

    • D. 

      Webinar

  • 4. 
    What is the correct term for the text on a web page that takes you to another web page when you click it?
    • A. 

      Hyperlink

    • B. 

      Domain

    • C. 

      HTML

    • D. 

      URL

  • 5. 
    Software that allows parents, teachers and others to block access to certain materials on the internet is called:
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      AOL

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Filtering Software

  • 6. 
    What is LAN?
    • A. 

      Lanscape Area Network

    • B. 

      Local Area Network

    • C. 

      License Area Network

    • D. 

      Live Area Network

  • 7. 
    Symbols such as:  :)   (smile)     :(   (frown)     : /   (undecided) and ;)  (wink) are examples of:
    • A. 

      Netiquette

    • B. 

      Emoticons

    • C. 

      Pictures

    • D. 

      Smiles

  • 8. 
    The exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same is called:
    • A. 

      Legal issued

    • B. 

      Law copied

    • C. 

      Copyright

    • D. 

      Legalright

  • 9. 
    The part of the computer that the controls the flow of information is the:
    • A. 

      CPU or Processor

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Disc Drive

    • D. 

      Cables

  • 10. 
    What is the most common OS (operating system) used today?
    • A. 

      Windows

    • B. 

      Linux

    • C. 

      Commodore

    • D. 

      Mac OS X

  • 11. 
    A hard drive is used to:
    • A. 

      Execute applications

    • B. 

      Store data

    • C. 

      Output sound

    • D. 

      Output video

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is unlikely to be a web address?
    • A. 

      Http://booksellersrus.com/index.html

    • B. 

      Http://www.iwantobeoneofthose.com

    • C. 

      Hvzw://www.lookatmylovelywebsite.www

    • D. 

      Http://www.visitkent.org

  • 13. 
    To maximize your protection against computer viruses, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Check that your anti-virus software automatically checks for updates

    • B. 

      Delete suspicious e-mail attachments

    • C. 

      Ensure that your anti-virus software regularly scans your computer

    • D. 

      Ensure you have a firewall

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What does "www"  stand for?
    • A. 

      What Where When

    • B. 

      World Wide Web

    • C. 

      World Wide Words

  • 15. 
    Which of these do you need to surf the web?
    • A. 

      An internet connection

    • B. 

      A web browser

    • C. 

      An internet service provider (ISP)

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 16. 
    A universal serial bus (USB) flash drive is a small, portable device that plugs into a computer's USB port and acts as memory or a storage device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What does GB stand for?
  • 18. 
    Name a common web browser.
  • 19. 
    Which company developed Internet Explorer?
  • 20. 
    What does RAM stand for?
  • 21. 
    Name an output device.
  • 22. 
    What Microsoft program is used for creating spreadsheets?
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