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									NAME: __________________________                                       ICT SATS Test  We 7 May, 2008 at 2:15 pm [1 hr]
                                                                        (Official ICT HW Revision Night  We 23 April, 2008)


              Yr 9 ICT SATS Revision Questions
                            (ICT SATS Test is We 7 May, 2008 at 2:15 pm)


(A) Mobile phones and SMS Texting:

1. List three ways day-to-day life would be affected if all mobile phones stopped
working:




2. List two ways that SMS Texting has or could affect the way people write in other
situations:




(B) Interpreting Charts (Charts developed from information from www.bbc.co.uk/weather)

                  Chart 1 - Average Sunlight Hours Per Day in Luton

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                  Chart 2 - Average Sunlight Hours Per Day in Luton

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3. Answer the following questions about Chart 1:
Average sunlight hours per day in Luton
in August is:
Average sunlight hours per day in Luton
in January is:

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NAME: __________________________                                 ICT SATS Test  We 7 May, 2008 at 2:15 pm [1 hr]
                                                                   (Official ICT HW Revision Night  We 23 April, 2008)

4. Answer the following questions about Chart 2:
Average sunlight hours per day in Luton
in August is:
Average sunlight hours per day in Luton
in January is:

5. Which chart do you believe shows accurate information? Why?

Correct Chart Is
I Think This Chart Shows Correct
Information Because:


(C) Copyright

6. What does copyright apply to? Tick one answer only:
   Just books
   Almost anything published
   Almost anything published, except what’s on the Internet

7. What should a business do before using ideas or pictures from a published work?


(Note: As a general rule, students/ teachers may use ideas or pictures from a published work – with acknowledgement
– for strictly educational use, without first obtaining permission; but, students/ teachers must obtain permission from
the copyright holder to use ideas or pictures from a published work for any commercial use or where they might or are
trying to make money from such use [Source: http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts1988/Ukpga_19880048_en_1.htm])




(D) Internet Searching

8. Explain what the following Google searches mean:

(a) “Mountain bike park”
(b) Mountain bike park –shop
(c) Government +UK
(d) Government +England OR
Scotland
(e) Government +UK OR
Ireland –“Northern Ireland”

9. Write Google Internet searches to find the following:
    Use  -, +, “”, OR (as needed)
(a) Information about China but not about
plates (use -)
(b) Information about jeans or trousers
(use OR)
(c) Information about Northern Ireland
(use “””)

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NAME: __________________________                 ICT SATS Test  We 7 May, 2008 at 2:15 pm [1 hr]
                                                     (Official ICT HW Revision Night  We 23 April, 2008)

(E) Software Use

10. Complete the following table about different types of software:
Software Type         Example                Give one example of each software
                                             type is used
Word processor        Word
                      Access
Spreadsheet
Image
manipulation
Presentation


(F) Fitness for Audience and Purpose

11. What sort of colours, fonts, pictures, and formatting would you expect from the
following types of web sites:
A game console web site aimed at
teenage boys:
A car web site aimed at adults:
A web site about fashion for teenage
girls:

12. How would you change the colours, fonts, pictures, and formatting of a car web
site aimed at adults so that it would be more appealing to teenagers? List three ideas:




(G) Computers in Society

13. How can be computers or the Internet be used to do the following:
                               Using a computer or the            Without using a computer
                               Internet
Booking a hotel or hostel
Sending a birthday card
Communicating with
someone




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NAME: __________________________                 ICT SATS Test  We 7 May, 2008 at 2:15 pm [1 hr]
                                                    (Official ICT HW Revision Night  We 23 April, 2008)

14. If all computers stopped working, list at least 4 ways that this would affect day-to-
day life:




15. List three things that computers in cars might do?




16. What would a computers and sensors do in the following appliances?

Climate-controlled air-conditioner:
Microwave:


(H) Judging Information

17. Give two ways you could check whether or not the information on a web site is
accurate:




18. Sometimes information might be technically accurate but it might be biased.
Explain how this can be the case. Provide an example to illustrate your point.
Information can be technically
accurate but biased because:
An example of biased
information:

19. List two ways to use a computer to find out when the mobile phone was first
invented:




20. How could you find out when the mobile phone was invented without using a
computer?




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