PC Support Midterm Exam

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PC Support Midterm Exam

This is the midterm exam for PC Support for the 09/10 school year.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is the Spotlight on your iMac located?
    • A. 

      On your dock

    • B. 

      In your documents

    • C. 

      In Safari

    • D. 

      On the menu bar of your desktop

  • 2. 
    What is one way to open a new Finder window?
    • A. 

      Click on the blue smiley face on your dock

    • B. 

      Click on the word "Finder" in the menu bar and then on "New"

    • C. 

      Use the shortcut Cmd Q

    • D. 

      Type "Finder" in the Spotlight

  • 3. 
    Is it easier and shorter to access your u-drive through a Finder window or from the file folder on your dock?
    • A. 

      Finder window

    • B. 

      Dock

  • 4. 
    The Pages application is most similar to what Microsoft application?
    • A. 

      Excel

    • B. 

      Word

    • C. 

      Word Perfect

    • D. 

      Power Point

  • 5. 
    When looking at the login screen of your iMac, it is possible to see a red.  What does this red dot tell you?  Be sure to choose the BEST possible answer.
    • A. 

      Your computer is not connected to the internet

    • B. 

      Your computer will not let you log in

    • C. 

      Your computer is broken

    • D. 

      Your computer is not connected to the network

  • 6. 
    The iWorks application, Keynote, is most similar to what Microsoft application?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word

    • B. 

      Power Point

    • C. 

      Excel

    • D. 

      Access

  • 7. 
    The iWorks application, Numbers, is most similar to what Microsoft application?
    • A. 

      Excel

    • B. 

      Word

    • C. 

      Power Point

    • D. 

      Publisher

  • 8. 
    The iLife application, GarageBand, would be primarily used to create which of the following?  You need to choose two answers.
    • A. 

      Movies

    • B. 

      Music

    • C. 

      Playlists

    • D. 

      Podcasts

  • 9. 
    The iLife application, iMovie, would be used to create which of the following?
    • A. 

      Movies

    • B. 

      Podcasts

    • C. 

      Music

    • D. 

      Documents

  • 10. 
    The iLife application, iTunes can be used for many different things.  However, most people use it for one purpose.  What is this most common purpose?
    • A. 

      To store music

    • B. 

      To create music

    • C. 

      To make movies

    • D. 

      To create Podcasts

  • 11. 
    What is the easiest way to access my Handouts Folder?
    • A. 

      Through a Finder window

    • B. 

      Through your Dock

    • C. 

      Through your Documents

    • D. 

      Through the Spotlight

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT necessarily needed to access your u-drive from home?
    • A. 

      The Internet

    • B. 

      The Windows OS

    • C. 

      A computer

    • D. 

      Stoneware

  • 13. 
    On a normal day, when our school network is properly functioning, is it possible to see what files are inside my Dropbox?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 14. 
    If you are not sure if you have turned in an assignment to my Dropbox, what is the BEST and fastest way for YOU to check?
    • A. 

      Ask the teacher

    • B. 

      Email it or use iChat file transfer it to send it to the teacher, just in case.

    • C. 

      Drop the file into the Dropbox. If you have previously turned it in, you will get a message asking you to "replace" the file. Then you know that you have turned it in.

    • D. 

      Just skip it and assume you have already turned it in.

  • 15. 
    What is the keyboard shortcut for a partial screen, Screen Capture?
    • A. 

      Cmd, Shift, 4

    • B. 

      Cmd, Shift, 3

    • C. 

      Cmd, Option, Esc

    • D. 

      Cmd Q

  • 16. 
    What is the keyboard shortcut for a full screen, Screen Capture?
    • A. 

      Cmd, Shift, 4

    • B. 

      Cmd, Shift, 3

    • C. 

      Cmd, Option, Esc

    • D. 

      Cmd, Q

  • 17. 
    Is it important to close all open application before trying to log out on a Mac?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    Which way is NOT a way to close an open application on a Mac?
    • A. 

      Click (and hold) on the corresponding application icon on your Dock. Then click Quit.

    • B. 

      With the appropriate application name on the Menu Bar, click the name of the application and then click Quit.

    • C. 

      With the appropriate application name on the Menu Bar, use the keyboard shortcut, Cmd Q.

    • D. 

      Type the name of the application in Spotlight and then click Quit

  • 19. 
    Which operating system was created in order to update and replace Vista?
    • A. 

      Snow Leopard

    • B. 

      Windows 7

    • C. 

      Linux

  • 20. 
    How many bits are in a byte?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 21. 
    How many bytes are approximately in one Megabyte?
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      1 thousand

    • C. 

      1 billion

    • D. 

      25

  • 22. 
    How many bytes are approximately in one Gigabyte?
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      1 thousand

    • C. 

      1 billion

    • D. 

      25

  • 23. 
    What type of expansion card is in the picture?
    • A. 

      Network card

    • B. 

      Sound card

    • C. 

      Video card

    • D. 

      Graphics card

  • 24. 
    What type of expansion card is in the picture?
    • A. 

      Network card

    • B. 

      Video card

    • C. 

      Sound card

    • D. 

      Graphics card

  • 25. 
    What type of expansion card is in the picture?
    • A. 

      Network card

    • B. 

      Sound card

    • C. 

      Internet card

    • D. 

      Video card

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