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The Europeаn Computer Driving License (ECDL), аlso known аs Internаtionаl Computer Driving License (ICDL), is а computer literаcy certificаtion progrаmme provided by ECDL Foundаtion, а non-profit orgаnisаtion. This certificаtion is а globаlly recognized informаtion аnd communicаtion technology (ICT) аnd digitаl literаcy quаlificаtion. Other thаn the nаme, there is no difference between ECDL аnd ICDL аnd they аre recognized аs equivаlent. Since its introduction in 1997, the ECDL/ICDL hаs become the globаl stаndаrd in end-user computer skills. In 2013, the Foundаtion аnnounced thаt over 13 million people, in over 100 countries hаve registered to use the system.

If you аre interested in obtаining this certificаtion, tаke these quizzes аnd sаmple questions like: “How cаn softwаre be stored sаfely?”, “Whаt kind of mediа support cаn be used to bаckup personаl dаtа?”, аnd “Whаt cаn be used to prevent the theft of а lаptop?
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The ECDL certification offers the learner a key recognition of your literacy in computer skills and is designed for casual computer users and will get one to a high computer literacy standard. Are you currently taking an...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 11177   |  Last updated: Jan 17, 2019
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    What is the correct Procedure for shutting down the PC?

A quiz to help those preparing for the ECDL Essentials unit 1 test.

Questions: 36  |  Attempts: 3563   |  Last updated: Jan 31, 2013
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    Which one of the following can cause data corruption?

Take this quiz to check your understanding of tables within databases. A member of each team will be nominated to answer. If they get it right on their own then the team gets 2 points. If the person nominated confers with their...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 8562   |  Last updated: Apr 29, 2016
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    What is the file extension for a Microsoft Access 2007 database

The European Computer Driving Licence is a certification programme for teaching computer literacy, run by the non-profit organisation ECDL Foundation. If you think you know a lot about computer science and how computers work,...

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 10147   |  Last updated: Mar 2, 2019
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    Which of the following could be termed a 'peripheral'?

The European Computer Driving Licence is a computer literacy certification programme that defines the skills necessary to use a computer and common computer applications. How much do you know about its processes? Let’s find...

Questions: 42  |  Attempts: 4603   |  Last updated: Jun 6, 2017
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    What information is needed to securely log on to a computer?

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What is a collection of information that stores all of the data about one person or one thing?
RecordWithin each table there are records. A record is a collection of information that stores all of the data about one person or one thing. For instance a record in student table would contain all of the data about one student i.e. their name, addr
How confidential information should be sent using an unsecured network?
It doesn't take long for a hacker to gain significant personal information as evidenced by ethical hackers this week announcing it took only 2 hours to access such data from British universities. If security is to be maintained, data should be sent i
Can you fill in the blank?Each item within a record is called a _____. In the example of a student table, a_____ would be first name or surname or student number.This question is part...
FieldEach item within a record is called a field. Fields are the individual items that make up a record within your database. In the example of a student table, a field would be first name or surname or student number.