Technology Pre-assessment Trivia Questions And Answers

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Technology Pre Assessment Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    If you want to save information from your computer, store it and take it with you, which of the following would be easiest to use?
    • A. 

      A USB Storage device (thumb drive)

    • B. 

      A CD burner

    • C. 

      A floppy disk

    • D. 

      The computer hard drive

  • 2. 
    The first thing you check if your computer is NOT working is the power source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Printers and fax machines are examples of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Input devices

    • B. 

      Output devices

    • C. 

      Processing devices

    • D. 

      Storage devices

  • 4. 
    The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is an example of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Processing device

    • D. 

      Storage device

  • 5. 
    The keyboard and mouse are examples of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Input devices

    • B. 

      Output devices

    • C. 

      Processing devices

    • D. 

      Storage devices

  • 6. 
    CDs, DVDs, tapes, floppy disks, thumb drives and hard drives are all examples of which of the following:
    • A. 

      Input devices

    • B. 

      Output devices

    • C. 

      Processing devices

    • D. 

      Storage devices

  • 7. 
    In order to access your work on any computer in the school, which would be the most appropriate storage device?
    • A. 

      DVD

    • B. 

      Tape

    • C. 

      Network Server

    • D. 

      CD

  • 8. 
    Which piece of hardware can be used to connect to the Internet?
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Keyboard

  • 9. 
    This is used to connect to the Internet without wires.
    • A. 

      WiFi

    • B. 

      Word Processing

    • C. 

      Scanner

  • 10. 
    Multiple computers connected inorder to share resurces with each other is a network.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following in the best indicator that a Web site is reliable?
    • A. 

      The author of the site tells you the information is reliable.

    • B. 

      The author of the site provides contact information and his or her credentials.

    • C. 

      The author links to his or her favorite Web sites.

    • D. 

      The author states in bold letters that the site was proofread by a librarian.

  • 12. 
    Using any search engine, which of the following would narrow your search outcome?
    • A. 

      Type the search question to be answered

    • B. 

      Group key words with quotation marks "..."

    • C. 

      Eliminate only key words from your search

    • D. 

      Type the URL as your search question

  • 13. 
    What does thisURL tell you about the source? http://vos.ucsb.edu
    • A. 

      It is associated with an educational institution

    • B. 

      It is an English teacher's personal home page

    • C. 

      It is an article from a magazine

    • D. 

      It is a directory

  • 14. 
    Which of the following software applications should be updated on a regular basis?
    • A. 

      Anti-virus

    • B. 

      Media player

    • C. 

      Word processing

    • D. 

      Firewall

  • 15. 
    Which key is used to indent text within a document?
    • A. 

      Ctrl

    • B. 

      Tab

    • C. 

      Space bar

    • D. 

      Esc

  • 16. 
    If you were asked to make a presentation to your class that requires you to show pictures, text, and video, which program would be the best choice?
    • A. 

      Power Point

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      Word

    • D. 

      Publisher

  • 17. 
    If you were asked to design a poster for an upcoming food drive, what program would you likely use?
    • A. 

      PowerPoint

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      Word

    • D. 

      Publisher

  • 18. 
    Which of the following would be the correct extension for a web page?
    • A. 

      .jpg

    • B. 

      .doc

    • C. 

      .html

    • D. 

      .ppt

    • E. 

      .pdf

  • 19. 
    A personal budget could easily be recorded in Microsoft Excel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Microsoft Word and Safari are types of hardware.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A padlock icon in the browser window when ordering items over the internet indicates a secure site.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Check all that are correct statements.
    • A. 

      Sending a threatening message is okay.

    • B. 

      Every computer and its files is the property of some person or organization.

    • C. 

      All information on the internet is correct.

    • D. 

      You should delete a "chain" letter that you might get on email rather than forward it to your friends.

    • E. 

      There are legal consequences for downloading copyrighted material without permission.

    • F. 

      You do not need a retrieval date when citing a webpage.

    • G. 

      It is never acceptable to loan your log-in to your friend.

    • H. 

      To avoid identity theft, you should never share your Social Security Number on-line.

  • 23. 
    If you are working on a saved document  and you want to change some of the content and change the name, what command would you use?
    • A. 

      Save as

    • B. 

      Format

    • C. 

      File size

    • D. 

      Look in

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