computer and IT Mock Test -2


 Mock TEST -3                                    Date 25/JAN/2012

1. What type of network connection is NOT a way of connecting to the Internet?
b. Dial-up
d. T1
e. T3

2. Which of the following is the correct syntax for a URL?
b. c:\windows
c. index.html
e. All of the Above.

3. A “High Resolution” computer monitor will have:
a. High dpi, e.g. .31 dpi
b. Low dpi, e.g. .26 dpi
c. 256 colors
d. Resolution isn’t measured in dpi or colors
e. The same resolution as your printer.

4. Computer Memory is normally measured in:
a. Kilobytes
b. Megabytes
c. Gigabytes
d. Terabytes
e. None of the Above

5. In Microsoft Excel, which of the following formulas is incorrect?
a. =SUM(A1,B1,B2,C2)
b. =ROUND(SUM(A1:C2),2)
c. =ROUND(A1:C2,2)
d. =SUM(ROUND(A1:B1,B2:C2))
e. All of the Above

6. A world wide web contains web pages
a. residing in many computers
b. created using HTML
c. with links to other web pages
d. residing in many computers linked together using HTML

7. By an intranet we mean
a. a LAN of an organization
b. a Wide Area Network connecting all branches of an organization
c. a corporate computer network
d. a network connecting all computers of an organization and using the internet protocol

8.  Internet uses
a. Packet switching
b. Circuit switching
c. Telephone switching
d. Telex switching

9.  Internet is
a. a local computer network
b. a world wide network of computers
c. an interconnected network of computers
d. a world wide interconnected network of computers which use a common protocol to communicate with one another

10.  ____________ is a set of computer programs used on a computer to help perform tasks.
A. An instruction
B. Software
C. Memory
D. A processor

11. System software is the set of programs that enables your computer’s hardware devices and ____________ software to work together.
A. management
B. processing
C. utility
D. application

12. The PC (personal computer) and the Apple Macintosh are examples of two different:
A. platforms.
B. applications.
C. programs.
D. storage devices.

13. Apple Macintoshes (Macs) and PCs use different ____________ to process data and different operating systems.
A. languages
B. methods
D. storage devices

14. Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a:
A. network.
B. mainframe.
C. supercomputer.
D. client.

15. Smaller and less expensive PC-based servers are replacing ____________ in many businesses.
A. supercomputers
B. clients
C. laptops
D. mainframes

16. DSL is an example of a(n) ____________ connection.
A. network
B. wireless
C. slow
D. broadband

17. The difference between people with access to computers and the Internet and those without this access is known as the:
A. digital divide.
B. Internet divide.
C. Web divide.
D. broadband divide.

18.____________ is the science revolving around the use of nanostructures to build devices on an extremely small scale.
A. Nanotechnology
B. Micro-technology
C. Computer forensics
D. Artificial intelligence

19. Word processing, spreadsheet, and photo-editing are examples of:
A. application software.
B. system software.
C. operating system software.
D. platform software.

20. Which of the following is NOT a necessary characteristic of computer fluency?
A. Understanding the capabilities and limitations of computers
B. Being able to write computer programs
C. Becoming comfortable with the use of computers
D. Understanding the legal, ethical, and societal implications of computing

21. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, approximately ____________ % of American workers used computers on the job as of 2001.
A. 20
B. 40
C. 50
D. 70

22. Retail employees typically use ____________ terminals to process sales transactions.
A. sales processing
B. transaction point
C. automatic teller
D. point of sale

23. The process of ____________ involves automated study of consumer buying patterns in order to support marketing, inventory replenishment, and pricing decisions.
A. transaction processing
B. data mining
C. simulation
D. information processing

24. The engineering discipline that involves construction of molecularly-sized computing devices is called:
A. nanotechnology.
B. molecular processing.
C. silicon grafting.
D. nanoscience.

25. The prefix that stands for â•œbillionthâ•• is:
A. giga. B. tera. C. nano. D. peta.

26. A small biomedical device currently on the market that can be implanted underneath the skin for identification purposes is called the:
A. Identitron.
B. Verichip.
C. Digicard.
D. Nanoguard.

27. The four main functions of a computer are:
A. input, processing, output, and storage.
B. learning, thinking, intelligence, and virtuosity.
C. data, information, bits, and bytes.
D. hardware, software, modeling, and operations.

28. The primary purpose of a computer is to process _____________ and convert it into information.
A. electricity
B. data
C. raw material
D. a bit

29. Bit refers to a:
A. computer language.
B. CPU instruction.
C. 0 or 1 value.
D. digital representation of an alphabetic character.

30. There are ____________ bits in a byte.
A. two
B. four
C. six
D. eight

31. In computer language, each letter, number, and an array of special characters consists of:
A. 8 kilobytes.
B. 8 bytes.
C. a bit.
D. 8 bits.

32. Which of the following is the correct sequence of smallest to largest unit of storage size?
A. megabyte ? terabyte ? gigabyte ? kilobyte ? petabyte
B. kilobyte ? megabyte ? gigabyte ? terabyte ? petabyte
C. kilobyte ? megabyte ? gigabyte ? petabyte ? terabyte
D. kilobyte ? megabyte ? petabyte ? terabyte ? gigabyte

33. The prefix kilo refers to approximately:
A. one thousand.
B. one million.
C. one hundred.
D. one billion.

34. Computers work in:
A. machine linguistics.
B. binary language.
C. HTML code.
D. bit language.

35. The metal or plastic case that houses the physical components of a computer together is called the:
A. central processing unit .
B. storage device.
C. motherboard.
D. system unit.

36. The brains of the computer which executes the instructions, is called the:
C. motherboard.
D. system unit.

37. Instructions and data that are about to be processed by the CPU are located in:
A. a CD-ROM.
C. the hard disk.
D. the motherboard.

38. The circuitry that includes the CPU and memory chips is located on the:
A. system unit.
B. operating system.
C. motherboard.
D. computer platform.

39. All of the following are considered to be storage devices EXCEPT
a: A. floppy disk.
C. CD.
D. hard disk drive.

40. What is the correct association between a hardware component and a computer function?
A. Monitor ? input
B. Mouse ? input
C. CPU ? storage
D. Hard disk ? processing

41. The main difference between application and system software is that:
A. application software is composed of program instructions but system software is not.
B. application software is stored in memory whereas system software is only in the CPU.
C. system software is unnecessary whereas application software must be present on the computer.
D. system software manages hardware whereas application software performs user tasks.

42. A document created in a word processing program or a budget created in a spreadsheet are both examples of documents created in:
A. application software.
B. system software.
C. an operating system.
D. a Windows platform.

43. Which of the following is an example of system software?
A. Word processor
B. Operating system
C. Management information system
D. Spreadsheet

44. The term that refers to computers that provide resources to other computers in a network is:
A. server.
B. mainframe.
C. platform.
D. resource provider.

45. If a large business is going to use a single computer to execute many programs for hundreds of users at the same time, performing relatively simple operations and transactions, the type of computer will probably be a
A. Supercomputer
C. Mainframe

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