Computer Technology Test! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A hard plastic disk approximately 12 cm (4 in.) in diameter on which information such as music or computer data is digitally encoded in a format readable by laser is called_____________.
    • A. 

      Compact disc

    • B. 

      Floppy disk

    • C. 

      Soft disk

    • D. 

      Red disk

  • 2. 
    A hand-operated data input device that moves the cursor on a computer screen is called a __________.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Video card

    • C. 

      Sound card

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 3. 
    What are the home keys on the keyboard?
    • A. 

      Asdfghjk

    • B. 

      Askfjkl

    • C. 

      Asdfhjkl

    • D. 

      Asdfhjk

  • 4. 
    When typing, always keep your eyes on the _________________.
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 5. 
    A destructive code that spreads from computer to computer, capable of damaging software and "killing" computers, is a ____________________.
    • A. 

      Computer

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Cable

    • D. 

      Virus

  • 6. 
    It is ok to make copies of software you bought from the store and pass it out to your friends?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

    • C. 

      Yes, if your friend really needs the software.

    • D. 

      Yes, if you make a copy on your personal computer.

  • 7. 
    The term for proper behavior on the Internet is ________________.
    • A. 

      Spamming

    • B. 

      Telecommunications

    • C. 

      Netiquette

    • D. 

      Safety

  • 8. 
    The information found on the internet is _____________accurate.
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    To locate facts concerning natural disasters in the world, use the following:
    • A. 

      The Internet

    • B. 

      Educational software

    • C. 

      Cd-rom encyclopedias

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    When quoting from a Web site for a research project, be sure the information is from a____________ source.
    • A. 

      Worthless

    • B. 

      Reliable

    • C. 

      Bad

    • D. 

      Fun

  • 11. 
    Microsoft Internet Explorer and Firefox are _______________.
    • A. 

      Word processors

    • B. 

      Databases

    • C. 

      Web browsers

    • D. 

      Spreadsheets

  • 12. 
    When creating a ________________presentation using sound, text, graphics, and animation, a presentation production package is used.
    • A. 

      Document

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Mulimedia or slide

  • 13. 
    A chat room uses real-time comunication between two users through a _______________.
    • A. 

      Computer

    • B. 

      Radio

    • C. 

      Phone call

    • D. 

      Computer virus

  • 14. 
    E-mail is an _____________________ message.
    • A. 

      Exact

    • B. 

      Computer

    • C. 

      Electronic

    • D. 

      Instant

  • 15. 
    The internet is a global network connecting millions of_____________________.
    • A. 

      Computers

    • B. 

      Electric robots

    • C. 

      Lights

    • D. 

      Phones

  • 16. 
    You may use _______________ to create a multimedia/slide show presentation.
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word

    • B. 

      Microsoft Power Point

    • C. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    The first step to creating a graph is to ___________________.
    • A. 

      Print the graph

    • B. 

      Collect data

    • C. 

      Insert a title

    • D. 

      Label the data

  • 18. 
    Graphs are used to portray a ________________ diagram of data.
    • A. 

      Visual

    • B. 

      Hidden

    • C. 

      Funny

    • D. 

      Both b and c

  • 19. 
    Graphs that do not have an x and y axis are called _________________ graphs.
    • A. 

      Pie

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Bar

    • D. 

      None of the above

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