S2 ICT Practice Test 1

S2 ICT Computer Systems practice assessment.

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Which of the following types of computer is the smallest in size?

Desktop
Laptop
Netbook

Which type of computer do you use in ICT?

Personal Digital Assistant
Desktop
Laptop
Notebook

RAM stands for Random A....... Memory. What is the missing word?

Application
Authorisation
Access

What is CPU short for?

Central Processing Unit
Computer Package User
Currently Powered Up

Which of these must your computer have if you want to watch a movie?

USB flash drive
CD Drive
hard disk
DVD drive

Which of these is an Operating System?

Excel
Windows 7
Microsoft Word
Powerpoint

Which of these is an example of application software?

Windows Vista
Printer Driver
Word Processor
Linux

These all mean the same - except one. Which one is the odd one out?

USB flash drive
floppy disk
Memory stick
Pen drive

Which of these is NOT an example of backing storage?

CPU
DVD Drive
CD Drive
Hard disk

Which of the following statements are true? (You can choose more than one.)

Select the four correct answers
The hard disk keeps its data when the computer is switched off
Most modern PCs do not have a floppy drive
A DVD-R can hold more data than a CD-R
A PC can have more than one DVD drive

Which of these is the largest unit of computer memory?

Gigabyte
Kilobyte
Megabyte
Terabyte

Which of these is FALSE.

A netbook is more portable than a PC
A netbook is cheaper than a laptop
A netbook is better than a PC for playing games
A netbook is good for using the Internet

Software that runs on a mobile phone is known as

apps
applications
downloads

Which of the following applications did you NOT use in ICT in S1?

Select the one correct answers
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Word

The word DATA means

A robot
Information stored on a computer
A person with a good social life
A type of RAM

Which of these types of data can be stored on a CD-ROM? (You can choose more than one answer)

Select the two correct answers
Songs
Movies
Photographs

Computer see software as a code made up of

numbers only
numbers and letters
the numbers 0 and 1 only
dots and dashes

Inside a computer, the CPU plugs into

The surfboard
The motherboard
The fatherboard
The skateboard

Which of the following contains a central processing unit? (You can choose more than one).

Select the three correct answers
Calculator
Digital camera
Washing machine
Lawn mower

DVD-RW is a type of optical drive. Here RW stands for

Red & White
Read & Write
Robert Winston
Random Windows