6th Grade Technology Pre-assessment Quiz

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6th Grade Technology Pre-assessment Quiz

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A set of rules applied by the owner/manager of a network, website or large computer system that restrict the ways in which the network site or system may be used is a (n)
    • A. 

      Internet agreement

    • B. 

      Acceptable use policy

    • C. 

      Usable contract

    • D. 

      Computer law

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an example of an input device?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Headphones

  • 3. 
    Word-wrap allows you to type text that continuously flows to the next line without having to press this:
    • A. 

      Enter/Return Key

    • B. 

      Backspace Key

    • C. 

      Space Bar

    • D. 

      Tab Key

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    The activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company is known as?
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Spawning

    • C. 

      Spamming

    • D. 

      Phishing

  • 7. 
    Which of the following information is safe to share in a public chatroom or blog?
    • A. 

      Your screen name

    • B. 

      Your name and address

    • C. 

      Your first name and where you go to school

    • D. 

      Your first name and age

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    What is LAN?
    • A. 

      Lanscape Area News

    • B. 

      Local Area Network

    • C. 

      License Area Network

    • D. 

      Live Area Network

  • 11. 
    In the e-mail address: [email protected], what is the domain name?
    • A. 

      @

    • B. 

      Gundrum

    • C. 

      Mistikids

    • D. 

      Com

  • 12. 
    Google, Ask, MSN are all examples of:
    • A. 

      Electronic Magazines

    • B. 

      Boolean Research Websites

    • C. 

      Research Websites

    • D. 

      Search Engines

  • 13. 
    Symbols such as :) (smile),  :( (frown),  ; / (undecided), and ;) (wink) used to express feelings in an email or on social media are called:
    • A. 

      Netiquette

    • B. 

      Emoticons

    • C. 

      Pictures

    • D. 

      Smiles

  • 14. 
    The exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, 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

  • 15. 
    What is a database?
    • A. 

      It is a large collection of numbers.

    • B. 

      It is a large, organized collection of shells.

    • C. 

      It is a large, organized collection of information.

    • D. 

      It is a large collection of computer parts.

  • 16. 
    The part of the computer that controls the flow of information is the:
    • A. 

      CPU or Processor

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Disc Drive

    • D. 

      Cables

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    What is wireless internet called?
    • A. 

      Si-fi

    • B. 

      Cu-fi

    • C. 

      El-fi

    • D. 

      Wi-fi

  • 19. 
    What is the most common OS used today?
    • A. 

      Windows

    • B. 

      Linux

    • C. 

      Commodore

    • D. 

      Mac OS X

  • 20. 
    A hard Drive is used to...
    • A. 

      Execute applications

    • B. 

      Store data

    • C. 

      Output sound

    • D. 

      Output video

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is unlikely to be a web address?
    • A. 

      Http://booksellersrus.com/index.html

    • B. 

      Http://www.iwantoneofthose.com

    • C. 

      Hzvw;/lookatmylovelywebsite.www

    • D. 

      Http://www.lastminute.com

    • E. 

      Http://www.visitkent.com

  • 22. 
    To maximise your protection against computer viruses, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Check that your anti-virus software automatically checks for updates

    • B. 

      Delete suspicious email attachments

    • C. 

      Ensure that your anti-virus software regularly scans your computer

    • D. 

      All of these

    • E. 

      Ensure you have a firewall

  • 23. 
    What does 'www' stand for?
    • A. 

      What Where When

    • B. 

      World Wide Web

    • C. 

      World Wide Words

  • 24. 
    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

  • 25. 
    What does GB stand for?
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