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
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Which type of computer do you use in ICT?

Personal Digital Assistant
Desktop
Laptop
Notebook
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RAM stands for Random A....... Memory. What is the missing word?

Application
Authorisation
Access
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What is CPU short for?

Central Processing Unit
Computer Package User
Currently Powered Up
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Which of these must your computer have if you want to watch a movie?

USB flash drive
CD Drive
hard disk
DVD drive
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Which of these is an Operating System?

Excel
Windows 7
Microsoft Word
Powerpoint
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Which of these is an example of application software?

Windows Vista
Printer Driver
Word Processor
Linux
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These all mean the same - except one. Which one is the odd one out?

USB flash drive
floppy disk
Memory stick
Pen drive
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Which of these is NOT an example of backing storage?

CPU
DVD Drive
CD Drive
Hard disk
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Which of the following statements are true? (You can choose more than one.)

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
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Which of these is the largest unit of computer memory?

Gigabyte
Kilobyte
Megabyte
Terabyte
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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
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Software that runs on a mobile phone is known as

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

Hint: 1 choice
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Word
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The word DATA means

A robot
Information stored on a computer
A person with a good social life
A type of RAM
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Which of these types of data can be stored on a CD-ROM? (You can choose more than one answer)

Hint: 2 choices
Songs
Movies
Photographs
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Computer see software as a code made up of

numbers only
numbers and letters
the numbers 0 and 1 only
dots and dashes
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Inside a computer, the CPU plugs into

The surfboard
The motherboard
The fatherboard
The skateboard
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Which of the following contains a central processing unit? (You can choose more than one).

Hint: 3 choices
Calculator
Digital camera
Washing machine
Lawn mower
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DVD-RW is a type of optical drive. Here RW stands for

Red & White
Read & Write
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