Computer Essentials - Section 6 Quiz

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Computer Essentials - Section 6 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A good password policy will force users to...
    • A. 

      Always keep the same password

    • B. 

      Change passwords once a year

    • C. 

      Share password with only one or two people

    • D. 

      Change password every month

  • 2. 
    A strong password will be...
    • A. 

      5 or less letters only

    • B. 

      Numbers only

    • C. 

      A combination of at least 8 mixed cause letters and numbers

    • D. 

      The user's name

  • 3. 
    Having an off-site backup copy of computer files...
    • A. 

      Slows down processing

    • B. 

      Allows access to files on a remote network

    • C. 

      Improve computer performance

    • D. 

      Preserves data that can be restored if there is a flood or fire

  • 4. 
    A firewall...
    • A. 

      Compresses files to take up less storage space

    • B. 

      Monitors incoming network traffic to protect from external attacks

    • C. 

      Eliminates viruses and other harmful software

    • D. 

      Monitors outgoing network traffic to protect from attacks

  • 5. 
    Application software should be updated regularly to...
    • A. 

      Install fixes and enhancements

    • B. 

      Create a backup of the application software

    • C. 

      Give access to all files on the computer

    • D. 

      Avoid accidental deletion of the software

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following is not a type of malware?
    • A. 

      Worm

    • B. 

      Trojan

    • C. 

      USB

    • D. 

      Spyware

  • 7. 
    Malware is...
    • A. 

      Software designed to clear your desktop

    • B. 

      Software designed to do harm to your system

    • C. 

      Software with licence

    • D. 

      Software designed to enhance the desktop

  • 8. 
    A computer infected with a virus is likely to have files that are
    • A. 

      Sorted

    • B. 

      Compresses

    • C. 

      Backed up

    • D. 

      Corrupted

  • 9. 
    There is a risk of malware infecting a computer when...
    • A. 

      Data is backed up to an external location

    • B. 

      Documents are printed

    • C. 

      Files are downloaded from an unknown source

    • D. 

      Arranging files on the desktop

  • 10. 
    There is a risk that a virus could enter a smart phone when...
    • A. 

      Making a phone call

    • B. 

      Using the Internet

    • C. 

      Turning on the phone

    • D. 

      Taking a photograph

  • 11. 
    Running an anti-virus program will...
    • A. 

      Prevent unauthorised users logging on to the computer

    • B. 

      Scan the hard drive to identify and remove harmful software

    • C. 

      Allow data files to be stored at an off-site location

    • D. 

      Delete all temporary files on the computer

  • 12. 
    To reduce eyestrain you should...
    • A. 

      Use a colour screen

    • B. 

      Sit closer to the screen

    • C. 

      Take frequent breaks

    • D. 

      Close your eyes

  • 13. 
    You can save energy by ....
    • A. 

      Cleaning the computer screen regularly.

    • B. 

      Compressing files.

    • C. 

      Changing the screen background colour.

    • D. 

      Set the screen to switch off automatically if idle.

  • 14. 
    A software application that allows users to enlarge selected parts of the content displayed on the screen is a...
    • A. 

      Speech recognition utility

    • B. 

      Screen magnifier

    • C. 

      On-screen keyboard

    • D. 

      Screen reader

  • 15. 
    A software application that allows the computer to respond to human speech is a...
    • A. 

      Speech recognition utility

    • B. 

      Screen magnifier

    • C. 

      On-screen keyboard

    • D. 

      Screen reader

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