Hardest Computer Invention Technology Exam! Trivia

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Hardest Computer Invention Technology Exam! Trivia

Computers are an invention that made work so much easier in many industry sectors. There is much that we got to cover in the sixth-grade technology class and with the finals, just around the corner, it is important to ensure that you get some practice in and the quiz below is perfect for that. Why don’t you take it up and see how high you score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first thing you should check if your computer will NOT turn on?
    • A. 

      Power Source

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Available memory

  • 2. 
    If only pages 1 -4 of a 5 page document printed out, what should you CHECK first?
    • A. 

      Toner Supply

    • B. 

      Paper supply

    • C. 

      Power Source

    • D. 

      Printer Selection

  • 3. 
    What statement about changes in recent Technology devices would be MOST accurate?
    • A. 

      Slower processors

    • B. 

      Less built in memory

    • C. 

      Supports fewer media types

    • D. 

      Easier to use

  • 4. 
    To protect your data or document in the case of a power outage, you SHOULD?
    • A. 

      Save your work frequently

    • B. 

      Back-up your hard drive

    • C. 

      Perform regular computer maintenance

    • D. 

      Use anti-virus software

  • 5. 
    If your computer locks up and none of your input devices work, what should you do FIRST?
    • A. 

      Reboot your computer

    • B. 

      Replace the keyboard

    • C. 

      Check the network connection

    • D. 

      Disconnect the computer from the internet

  • 6. 
    What is the MOST likely reason for a computer to run very slowly?
    • A. 

      Not enough ROM

    • B. 

      Not enough RAM

    • C. 

      Incompatible software

    • D. 

      Fluctuating power source

  • 7. 
    The keyboard and mouse are examples of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Storage devices

    • B. 

      Output devices

    • C. 

      Processing devices

    • D. 

      Input devices

  • 8. 
    What general term describes the physical equipment of a computer system?
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Output

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a compact storage device that easily stores files via a USB port?
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      DVD

    • C. 

      Flash Drive

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 10. 
    What  is a file extension for a web page file?
    • A. 

      .html

    • B. 

      .doc

    • C. 

      .ppt

    • D. 

      .xls

  • 11. 
    What is the document file extension which would be opened by Adobe Acrobat Reader?
    • A. 

      .doc

    • B. 

      .jpg

    • C. 

      .pdf

    • D. 

      .html

  • 12. 
    If you are working on a saved document named “project” and you want to change the name to “project2007”, what file command would your use?
    • A. 

      Open

    • B. 

      Close

    • C. 

      Print

    • D. 

      Save As

  • 13. 
    Why should you never share your Social Security Number online?
    • A. 

      This could lead to identity theft

    • B. 

      This could tell someone where you live

    • C. 

      This could lead to criminal prosecution

    • D. 

      This will shut down your computer

  • 14. 
    You are upset with a classmate because of something they said about you.  The BEST way to communicate your feelings would be?
    • A. 

      Email

    • B. 

      Instant Message

    • C. 

      Face to Face talk

    • D. 

      Posting to their blog

  • 15. 
    When ordering items over the internet, what is the BEST  way to be sure that you are ordering from a secure website?
    • A. 

      Check its links to see if they work

    • B. 

      The homepage says they are secure

    • C. 

      The company uses a professional logo

    • D. 

      The browser displays a closed padlock

  • 16. 
    Billy has downloaded music without paying for it.  What are the possible consequences for participating in this type of activity?
    • A. 

      Suspension of computer privileges

    • B. 

      Pay a fine or be sued

    • C. 

      Loss of income to the musician

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    When writing a paper and quoting an online  source, what information do you need?
    • A. 

      Proper references and citations

    • B. 

      The length of the original document

    • C. 

      The occupation of the author

    • D. 

      The age of the website

  • 18. 
    Loading someone else’s software on your computer without a license is:
    • A. 

      Spamming

    • B. 

      File-sharing

    • C. 

      Phishing

    • D. 

      Copyright Violation

  • 19. 
    The BEST way to research a job in any industry would be to:
    • A. 

      Place an advertisement online

    • B. 

      Wait for them to call you

    • C. 

      Play video games

    • D. 

      Utilize career search websites

  • 20. 
    You want to regularly communicate with a friend that lives in another state.  What is the best way to communicate with this friend?
    • A. 

      Email

    • B. 

      MP3 Player

    • C. 

      Telegraph messenger

    • D. 

      Windows Media Player

  • 21. 
    What is the BEST way to send a document to your teacher from your home computer?
    • A. 

      Instant Message

    • B. 

      Cell Phone

    • C. 

      IPod

    • D. 

      Email attachment

  • 22. 
    What is the advantage  of using  online resources over using books when writing a report?
    • A. 

      More accurate information

    • B. 

      More current information

    • C. 

      More reliable information

    • D. 

      More positive information

  • 23. 
    Which of the following tools would you use to cut the moon out of the picture?  
    • A. 

      Compress tool

    • B. 

      Contrast tool

    • C. 

      Crop tool

    • D. 

      Re-size tool

  • 24. 
    Which could you use to collaborate and communicate online with other students in REAL TIME on projects?
    • A. 

      Podcasts

    • B. 

      Blogs

    • C. 

      Chat Rooms

    • D. 

      WebQuests

  • 25. 
    Which of the following telecommunications tools will allow you to create an online journal?
    • A. 

      Blogs

    • B. 

      Chat Rooms

    • C. 

      Emails

    • D. 

      Instant message

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