Year 11 A/B Mock 2013

23 Questions | Total Attempts: 123

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This quiz is a simulation of the online test you will sit in March 2014. Answer all questions before clicking NEXT. You will not be able to change your answers by hitting the back button. Most questions will be marked as you go. You have 50 minutes. At the end of the test - you must call for a teacher - copy your certificate and test answers into a WORD document and print out. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL REQUIRE A RESIT


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Many people use the internet to carry out tasks for shopping and banking. Internet banking is an example of which of the following?
    • A. 

      An online service

    • B. 

      Social networking

    • C. 

      File sharing

    • D. 

      An internet browser

  • 2. 
    All web pages are idenitfied by a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) A URL requires several components. Correclly identify the 2 underlined components of this URL http://.supasports.co.uk/rfc/home.htm
    • A. 

      Program

    • B. 

      Pathname

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Domain

    • E. 

      Protocol

  • 3. 
    Ria Tom and Bev are working on a school project from their own homes. Bev needs to communicate with both Tom and Ria. Bev sends them an instant message. Give two benefits of using instant messaging for this type of communication.
  • 4. 
    Bev is aware of how to stay safe on line but does not know the term netiqutte, what does netiqutte mean?
  • 5. 
    Bev decides to use the computer to speak to Ria instead of instant messaging - name the protocol she uses to do this.
  • 6. 
    Finn has received an email from the following email address http://facepain.microaxes.com asking him to click on a link and enter his password. Give two reasons why Finn should be suspicious of this email (2)
  • 7. 
    People gain access to the internet using an Internet Service Provider ISP. Identify two online services that are provided by an ISP.
    • A. 

      Web space

    • B. 

      Webcam

    • C. 

      Email

    • D. 

      Wireless network adapter

    • E. 

      Online banking

  • 8. 
    A personal computer using computer components to connect to the internet. Select the two correct component's from the list below.
    • A. 

      Router

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      External hard drive

    • D. 

      Web server

    • E. 

      Cable modem

  • 9. 
    A business requires its staff to use strong passwords. Create a strong password of 8 characters and give an explanation as to why you think it is a strong password.
  • 10. 
    Uzma is preparing new webpages for the company website. Identify the network protocol Uzma would use to up[load these pages. Tick one box
    • A. 

      FTP

    • B. 

      SMTP

    • C. 

      TCP

    • D. 

      HTTP

  • 11. 
    Describe the purpose of network protocols. (2 marks)
  • 12. 
    Describe the role of a web server (2 marks)
  • 13. 
    Dan works for a finance company. For his job he visits customers in their homes and offices. During these visits he needs to have access to confidential information. His company stores data about their customers and documents with a cloud storage provider. Explain two disadvantages for Dan of storing information using a cloud storage provider. (4 marks)
  • 14. 
    Explain, using an example from the home, the term ubiquitous computing.
  • 15. 
    Katie is setting up a new e-commerece business which will have five members of staff. She understands there are risks to the integrity of the data in the business. There are measures the business can take to deal with these risks. Give Katie advice on how to manage the data in her business. (8 marks)
  • 16. 
    Give one example of online communication and a benefit of using it.
  • 17. 
    Real time information would be
    • A. 

      Information available instantly that is updated regularly

    • B. 

      Information that is available online for everyone to see

  • 18. 
    WiFi stands for
    • A. 

      Wireless

    • B. 

      Wire fibre

    • C. 

      Wireless fidelity

    • D. 

      Wire filter

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