Tech Literacy Assessment

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Tech Literacy Assessment

Technology Literacy Assessment for all 8th graders in St. Clair County.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you know if you can open a certain type of file on your computer?
    • A. 

      Look at the file name only

    • B. 

      Look at the file name, extension, and programs on the computer

    • C. 

      Look at the serial number on the computer and the file name

    • D. 

      Look at the operating system only

  • 2. 
    If I need to complete a history project on the life of Benjamin Franklin, which of these digital products would be my best choice?
    • A. 

      Power Point show

    • B. 

      Video

    • C. 

      Web Page

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 3. 
      A local area network (LAN) connects
    • A. 

      Different states

    • B. 

      Different computers in the same building

    • C. 

      Distant computers in different communities

    • D. 

      Different Countries

  • 4. 
    I have a printer and when I click the print icon in my program, nothing happens.  What should be my first step?
    • A. 

      Reinstall the printer

    • B. 

      Check the cable connections

    • C. 

      Restart the printer

    • D. 

      Click the print icon again

  • 5. 
    Your teacher said you have to have 1-inch all the around the report you are writing.  In order to fix this you must set the:
    • A. 

      Font

    • B. 

      Tabs

    • C. 

      Line Spacing

    • D. 

      Margins

  • 6. 
    In my math class the teacher has given me a budget project.  I have a salary and have to make budget decisions based on that salary.  What would be the best kind of program to do this project?
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Word Processing

    • C. 

      Presentation software

    • D. 

      Database

  • 7. 
    What happens in a Word Processing program when the command "Cut" is used?
    • A. 

      Only half of the screen is seen

    • B. 

      The application stops running

    • C. 

      A new paragraph begins

    • D. 

      Selected text is removed

  • 8. 
    In the following list what is considered personal information that might be bad to give out on the Internet?
    • A. 

      Full Name

    • B. 

      Address

    • C. 

      Age

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    When using graphic or text from the Internet, you should:
    • A. 

      Use as many as possible

    • B. 

      Give the information to as many people as possible

    • C. 

      Give credit to the author of the information

    • D. 

      Never use this kind of information from the Internet

  • 10. 
    Because of advancements in technology, education has changed in many ways.  One way it has changed is that it is more about:  
    • A. 

      Creation and Interaction

    • B. 

      Delivery and Teaching

    • C. 

      Content and Subject Matter

    • D. 

      Computers and Videos

  • 11. 
    You found out that your favorite program on the History Channel also has a website.  What do you need to know in order to visit the program's site?
    • A. 

      The state where the website is located

    • B. 

      What time the program's website is open

    • C. 

      The Internet address (URL) of the website

    • D. 

      The number of Internet pages of the program's website

  • 12. 
    Identify the correct communication tool that goes with this definition: A type of website with regular entries called "posts" commonly displayed in reverse chronological order.  Many of these allow audience members to "comment" on the content.
    • A. 

      Instant Message

    • B. 

      Email

    • C. 

      Wiki

    • D. 

      Blog

  • 13. 
    Your science class has decided to help spread information and knowledge about the H1N1 virus (Swine Flu).  What would be some of the best digital tools to use to present this information to your school and community?
    • A. 

      Create a website that contains videos, links, and statistics in spreadsheets detailing the virus

    • B. 

      Create a slideshow on your teacher's computer to show in class and possibly Open House

    • C. 

      Create an article for your school's newspaper with virus information and links to websites

    • D. 

      Create a detailed text message and send it out to all of your friends

  • 14. 
    You and your friends have come up with a great fundraiser idea for your team.  In order to show how it can raise the most money and attract the biggest audience, how might you use digital tools?
    • A. 

      Create a graph showing the last few fundraisers compared to other group's fundraising efforts with this product

    • B. 

      Create a survey online that polls students' interest in this product and show results to your coach

    • C. 

      Create a video and website that shows the benefits of this product to your student body

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    What are the letters of the home keys of the keyboard?
    • A. 

      ASDF JKL;

    • B. 

      ASER IOP[

    • C. 

      ASD GHKL;

    • D. 

      QWER TYI;

  • 16. 
    Any combination of text, graphics, sound, animation, or video would be considered which of the following?
    • A. 

      Word processing

    • B. 

      Multimedia

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Spreadsheet

  • 17. 
    Arranging the items in a database in a certain order is called:
    • A. 

      Reporting

    • B. 

      Sorting

    • C. 

      Filing

    • D. 

      Deleting

  • 18. 
    Software programs that allow you to legally copy files and give them away at no cost are called which of the following?
    • A. 

      Timeshare

    • B. 

      Shareware

    • C. 

      Public domain

    • D. 

      Probe ware

  • 19. 
    You want to post club rules and information online where only other members of site  can make changes to the page but anyone can view the page.  What online service would you use?
    • A. 

      A wiki

    • B. 

      A blog

    • C. 

      A chat room or message board

    • D. 

      Email