Technical Proficiency Practice Test! Trivia Quiz

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Technical Proficiency Practice Test! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    IP Address is:
    • A. 

      A unique number which identifies a computer and its location on the internet

    • B. 

      Computer language that is used to connect to the internet

    • C. 

      Programming Language

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 2. 
    MAC Address is:
    • A. 

      A series of several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc

    • B. 

      Where MACINTOSH computers are located

    • C. 

      Another term for Apple Computers

    • D. 

      A unique serial number burned into hardware adapters

  • 3. 
    DSL stands for:
    • A. 

      Direct Status Line

    • B. 

      Dual Sim Line

    • C. 

      Digital Subscriber Line

    • D. 

      Dynamic Standalone Line

  • 4. 
    ADSL has
    • A. 

      Higher downstream speed (into the end user) than upstream speed (away from the end user).

    • B. 

      Lower downstream speed (into the end user) than upstream speed (away from the end user).

    • C. 

      Dial Up connection speed

    • D. 

      Equal Downstream speed and upstream Speed

  • 5. 
    Broadband is defined as 
    • A. 

      A network with high bandwidth (greater than 256 bps)

    • B. 

      Any kind of fast Internet access

    • C. 

      A very high speed 'always-on' service connection allowing large amounts of information to be conveyed quickly, such as data, graphics files or video

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    POTS stands for
    • A. 

      Plant Of Telecommunication Service

    • B. 

      Plain Old Telephone Service

    • C. 

      Philippine Owned Telecommunication System

    • D. 

      Public Office Telephony System

  • 7. 
    MODEM can be defined as
    • A. 

      A device that encodes digital computer signals into analog/analogue telephone signals and vice versa and allows computers to communicate over a phone line

    • B. 

      Modulator - Demodulator

    • C. 

      Allows the transmission of data between computers (digital devices) over analog lines.

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 8. 
    USB is an abbreviation for
    • A. 

      Unused Security Bus

    • B. 

      Universal Serial Bus

    • C. 

      Unconventional Statement Bylaw

    • D. 

      Unidentified Space Bus

  • 9. 
    Ethernet is the same as Telephone cable
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    One way of connecting multiple computers in a DSL service is to use.
    • A. 

      Octopus Cables

    • B. 

      Splitters

    • C. 

      Router

    • D. 

      Dial Up

  • 11. 
    In a DSL environment, Hub is
    • A. 

      The source signal for DSL

    • B. 

      Technician

    • C. 

      Device that can be used to connect multiple computers

    • D. 

      Telescope

  • 12. 
     ISP is an abbreviation for
    • A. 

      Internet Service Provider

    • B. 

      Intranet Special Provider

    • C. 

      Inhuman Super Power

    • D. 

      Internet SPeed

  • 13. 
    To transfer digital data or computer software from a computer or other digital device to a server or  another device is called
    • A. 

      Download

    • B. 

      Upload

    • C. 

      Reload

    • D. 

      Unload

  • 14. 
    Transfer a file or program from a central computer to a smaller computer or to a computer at a remote location.
    • A. 

      Download

    • B. 

      Upload

    • C. 

      Reload

    • D. 

      Unload

  • 15. 
    1 MB is equivalent to 1000 KB.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 16. 
    Electromagnetic Interfence or Radio Frequency Interference from electronic device can disrupt DSL  service.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 17. 
    Wireless internet connection means
    • A. 

      Connect to the internet with Dial Up connection

    • B. 

      Connect to the internet thru Ethernet

    • C. 

      Connect to the internet thru USB

    • D. 

      Connect to the internet without using wire

  • 18. 
    In order to connect wirelessly, your computer should have
    • A. 

      Ethernet Card

    • B. 

      Dial-Up Card

    • C. 

      NIC Card

    • D. 

      Wireless Card

  • 19. 
    A __________ is a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting authorized communications. It is a device or set of devices that is configured to permit  or deny network transmissions based upon a set of rules and other criteria.
    • A. 

      Firefox

    • B. 

      Firewire

    • C. 

      Firewall

    • D. 

      Firefly

  • 20. 
    __________ is a computer software that can be installed on computers and collect little bits of information at a time about users without their knowledge or consent. 
    • A. 

      Warfare

    • B. 

      Spyware

    • C. 

      Aware

    • D. 

      Googleware

  • 21. 
    A computer program that is designed to replicate itself by copying itself into the other programs stored in a computer. It may be benign or have a negative effect, such as causing a program to operate incorrectly or corrupting a computer's memory.
    • A. 

      Java

    • B. 

      Addons

    • C. 

      Python

    • D. 

      Virus

  • 22. 
    Example of an antivirus program is
    • A. 

      SPybot Search and Destroy

    • B. 

      Symantec

    • C. 

      Windows Vista

    • D. 

      Windows 7

  • 23. 
    Wireless internet is not the same as WiFi.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 24. 
    WiFi Hotspot refers to
    • A. 

      Wireless Access Point

    • B. 

      Home Internet Connection

    • C. 

      Wired Connection

    • D. 

      Gaming Station

  • 25. 
    In computers, WLAN can be located under network connections, what does WLAN refers to
    • A. 

      Wired Local Area Connection

    • B. 

      Wireless Local Area Connection

    • C. 

      Wide Local Area Network

    • D. 

      None of the Above

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