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									Ms. N Cahillane             Page 1



              WORK SHEETS FOR ICT THEORY




                  NAME: _________________________
Ms. N Cahillane       Page 2




                    WORKSHEETS



   1. WORDPROCESSING…………………………………………3 -4

   2. WORDBANK………………………………………………………..5 -7

   3. HARDWARE………………………………………………………..8-9

   4. SOFTWARE………………………………………………………..10

   5. NETWORKS………………………………………………………..11

   6. CARE OF COMPUTERS………..…………………………..12
Ms. N Cahillane                   Page 3


                     WORDPROCESSING QUESTIONS

When you are completing the word processing section you will receive a piece of text and
you must make changes to it, the changes come in the form of symbols or words. You must
do what the symbol/word asks you.


1. What does this symbol mean ‘Ital’?
   ______________________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________________

2. What does this symbol mean ‘RUN ON’?
    ___________________________________________________________________
    ___________________________________________________________________

3. What does the following mean?   ●
    ___________________________________________________________________
    ___________________________________________________________________

4. What does the following mean? ‘House’
     ___________________________________________________________________
     ___________________________________________________________________

5. What does the following mean? [ ]
     ___________________________________________________________________
     ___________________________________________________________________

6. What does the following mean? ‘n.p’
     ___________________________________________________________________
     ___________________________________________________________________

7. What does the following mean? ‘trs or transpose’
     ___________________________________________________________________
     ___________________________________________________________________

8. What does the following mean? ‘House’
     ___________________________________________________________________
     ___________________________________________________________________
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9. What does the following mean? ‘Lc’
     ___________________________________________________________________
     ___________________________________________________________________

   10 What does the following mean? ‘Uc’
      ___________________________________________________________________
      ___________________________________________________________________

   11.What does the following mean? ‘Justify’
      ___________________________________________________________________
      ___________________________________________________________________

   12.What does the following mean? ‘Pt 12’
      ___________________________________________________________________
      ___________________________________________________________________

   13.What does the following mean? ‘Del’
      ___________________________________________________________________
      ___________________________________________________________________

   14.What does the following mean?
      ___________________________________________________________________
      ___________________________________________________________________

   15.What does the following mean?
      ___________________________________________________________________
      ___________________________________________________________________

   16.What does text orientation mean?
   ______________________________________________________________________
   ______________________________________________________________________

      2m per correct Answer
      2m x 16 Questions = Out of a total of 32m

      Your Score = _________marks.         Or ________%
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                      LETTERS/WORD QUESTIONS

      In the theory section of your exam an in other parts you may be asked
      to explain what certain letters stand for or mean.


      1.     What do the following Letters stand for?

      C.P.U =__________________________________________

      O.S =___________________________________________



      2.  What is the difference between ROM and RAM?
      _____________________________________________________
      _____________________________________________________
      _____________________________________________________

      3.     If K is a kilobyte, Mb is a Megabyte what is ‘Gb’: _____________

      4.  What do the letters ‘WYSIWYG’ stand for?
      _____________________________________________________

      5.  What does no 4 mean?
      _____________________________________________________
      _____________________________________________________

      6.  LAN stands for Local Area Network, what does WAN stand for:
      _____________________________________________________

      7.  If a PA is a personal assistant, what is a PDA?
      _____________________________________________________

      8.     What does W.W.W. stand for?
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      _____________________________________________________

      9.  What does U.R.L stand for?
      _____________________________________________________

      10.    What is MHz? ______________________________________

      11.    What does UPC stand for?
             _________________________________________________

      12.    An ISP is an Internet Service Provider, what does an ISP do and
             give and example of one?
             _________________________________________________

      13.    DPI and PPM refer to printers, what do each of these sets of
             letters stand for:
             DPI: ______________________________
             PPM:______________________________

      14.    VDE refers to entering voice to computers, what does VDE stand
             for
             _________________________________________________

      15.    If OCR is Optical Character Reader, then what does MICR stand
             for ______________________________________________

      16.    HTML and Java are types of languages that the Internet uses.
             What does HTML stand for:
             _________________________________________________
             _________________________________________________

      17.    HTTP: what does this stand for:
             _________________________________________________
             _________________________________________________
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      18.    MCQ are Multiple choice ______________________________

      19.    MIPs is the speed at which the computer runs, it stands for
             ‘Millions of _________________________________________

      20.    MODEM is used to connect to the internet. if the MO part of the
             word means MOdulater, what does the DEM part of the word mean
             __________________.

      21.    A WORM CD is one that can have information copied onto it only
             once, but you can read or view this information as often as you
             like. What does WORM stand for:
             _________________________________________________

      22.    What do the following Letters stand for:

      V.D.U=__________________________________________

      PC=_____________________________________________




      2m per correct Question
      22 Questions x 2m = Out of a total of 44 Marks

      Your Score = ________Marks         or ______%
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                      HARDWARE QUESTIONS

1.     What is Hardware?
       ____________________________________________________

2.     What does the CPU stand for and why is it so important?
       _____________________________________________________
       _____________________________________________________

3.     What is a peripheral? _____________________________________

4.     Explain the term Input Device and give one example?
       _____________________________________________________
       _____________________________________________________

5.     Which of the following are Input Devices? (Circle the Input Devices)

       Monitor     Mouse      Printer    Digital Camera      VDE

6.     Explain the term Output Device and give one example?
       _____________________________________________________
       _____________________________________________________

7.     Which of the following are Output Devices? (Circle the Output
       Devices)

       Printer     Keyboard    Plotter    Microphone       Printer

8.     Explain the term Storage Device and give one Example?
     ________________________________________________________
     ________________________________________________________
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9.      Which of the following are Storage Devices (Circle the storage Devices)

CD Rom            RAM   USB        Digital Projector    Non Impact Printer

10. There are impact Printers and non Impact Printers, what is the
   difference between the two and give one example of each.
   ________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________

11.    What are Pixels on a Monitor?
      ________________________________________________________

12. What does the term Resolution mean on a Monitor?
   ________________________________________________________

13. What is a CRT Monitor and what is a flat screen Monitor?
   ________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________

14. LCD is often associated with a Flat Screen Computer/TV, what does
   LCD stand for?
   _____________________________________________________

15. What does USB stand for and give another name for a USB Key
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

2m per Question
15 Questions x 2m = Out of 30 Marks in Total

Your Score = _________ Marks or ________%
Ms. N Cahillane              Page 10


                      SOFTWARE WORKSHEETS


1.  What is software?
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

2.  There are 2 types of Software, Applications Software and:
_________________________________________________________

4.  Explain what Application Software (or programme software) is:
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

5.  OS Software is a very important part of the computer, what does it do
__________________________________________________________

6.    Which of the following are examples of OS Software (circle the
      examples of OS Software).

      MS DOS      Apple        Mackintosh       IBM        Windows

7.  What is an ICON and give an example of one
__________________________________________________________

8.  If one piece of software or a disk is not compatible with a computer,
    what does that mean
__________________________________________________________

2m per Question
8Questions x 2ms = Out of a Total of 16m

Your Score ________ Marks or ____%
Ms. N Cahillane                 Page 11


                         NETWORK WORKSHEETS

1.  What is a server?
______________________________________________________

2.     A Network that Links Computers together in a small area like a classroom
     is called a LAN or a WAN Network? __________________

3. There are 3 shapes to Networks, they are Ring, Bus and ___________?

4. Name 3 things that you need to connect to the Internet?
____________________,__________________,___________________

5. There are 3 main types of Cable used in connecting Networks, they are
   Coaxial, Twisted Pair and_________________________________.

6. What is an ISP and name one?
   ________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________

7. When using the Internet, what is a hyperlink and what does it do
   ________________________________________________________

8.  What is video Conferencing:
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

2m per Question
8 Questions x 2m= Out of a Total of 16m

Your Score = ______Marks or ______%
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                  CARE OF COMPUTERS WORKSHEETS

   1.     Explain the term Ergonomics
          ___________________________________________________
          ___________________________________________________

   2. List 3 ways that you would ensure your workstation is Ergonomic (i.e.
      your computer, desk and seat is comfortable and safe)
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

   3.     What is RSI and where could you get it when using a computer?
          ___________________________________________________

   4.  If a floppy disk is said to be corrupt, what does that mean?
   _______________________________________________________

   5. Name 2 ways that you can protect your floppy disk from damage?
   ________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________

   6. Is the Floppy disk drive on your computer the ‘C’ Drive or the ‘A’ Drive?
   ______________________

   7. What does formatting your disk mean and how would you format a disk?
   ________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________

   8. List 2 Advantages and 2 Disadvantages of using Computers?
   ________________________________________________________
   ________________________________________________________
   2m per Question
   8 Questions x 2m = Out of a Total of 16 marks
   Your Score =________ Marks or ____%

								
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