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Which one of these is computer hardware?


   O   The operating system.

   O   A CPU.

   O   A word processing package.

   O   A spreadsheet.

  Answer: A CPU.
Which one of the following dose not influence the
Performance of a computer?



   O   The amount of free space on the PC’s hard disk.

   O   The amount of main memory (RAM) that is installed.

   O   The use of trackball rather than a mouse.

   O   The type of graphics card that is installed.

  Answer: The use of trackball rather than a mouse.
The speed of a computer CPU can be measured
in:


   O   Gigabytes.

   O   Gigawatts.

   O   Gigahertz.

   O   Gigacycles.

  Answer: Gigahertz.
Which one of these statements about formatting
Computer storage media is true?

   O   Disks are automatically formatted when you
       save a file.

   O   A used floppy disk cannot be reformatted.

   O   Unformatted disks need operating system data
       written to them before they can store files.

   O   A Full format does not erase data from your disk.

Answer: Unformatted disks need operating system data
        written to them before they can store files.
Which one of these statements correctly
completes the following sentence? A computer’s
operating system:

 O   is the last program to load when you start the
     computer.

 O   does not control devices connected to the PC.

 O   is not necessary on high-powered personal computers.

 O   instructs the screen to display data entered with the
     keyboard.

Answer: instructs the screen to display data entered with
        the keyboard.
Which of following best describes a graphical user
 interface (GUI):


  O   using a software application for technical drawing.

  O   using a windows, icons and a mouse to operate a
      computer.

  O   using a system of typed commands to operate a
      computer.

  O   using picture rather than words for online help.

Answer: using a windows, icons and a mouse to operate a
        computer.
Which one of these stages of software
development is the last stage to be finally
completed?


  O   Analysis.

  O   Design.

  O   Programming.

  O   Testing.

Answer: Testing.
Which two statement about local area networks (LAN) are
true?

  O   Applications cannot be shared over a LAN.

  O   Authorized users can access and use data stored
      anywhere on a LAN.

  O   Telecommunication services cannot be shared over
      a LAN.

  O   Large data files can be transferred between
      computers using a LAN.

  O   It is not possible for users of a LAN share printers.

 Answer: 1-Authorized users can access and use data
          stored anywhere on a LAN.
         2-Large data files can be transferred between
          computers using a LAN.
Which one of the following best describes an
intranet?

 O    A network which can only be accessed using an ISP.

  O   A world-wide collection of computer files connected
      by links.
              Harder to socially interact with team members
  O   A network, using e-mail and web, within a single
      organization.

  O   A network that is shared between more than one
      organization.

Answer: A network, using e-mail and web, within a single
        organization.
Which one of the following best describes an
extranet?


  OA network, using e-mail to share data between
  organizations.

  O   An extra-fast intranet within a single organizations.

  O   A very large intranet used by the general public.

  O A network used to share data within a single
  organization.

Answer: A network, using e-mail to share data between
        organizations.
Which one of these statement about the speed of
connecting to the internet is true?

 O   Data transfer is slower with a digital line than with an
     analog line.

 O   The processor speed of the computer affects the
      speed of data transfer on the internet.

 O   A 14.4 Kbps modem transfers data more slowly than a
     56 Kbps modem.

 O   The speed of data transfer does not vary significantly
      with the time of the day.

Answer: A 14.4 Kbps modem transfers data more slowly
        than a 56 Kbps modem.
For which one of these tasks would a
computerized solution be more appropriate?



  O   Calculating payroll of staff.


  O   Solving staff relations.


  O   Motivating staff.


  O   Selecting new staff.


Answer: Calculating payroll of staff.
For which two of the following tasks in hospitals
and health care would large-scale computer
applications be most appropriate?
   O Bereavement counseling.


   O Tracking   treatment costs.

   O   Informing a patient of a diagnosis.

   O   Providing a medical database.

   O   Treating mental health issues.

Answer: 1-Tracking treatment costs.
        2-Providing a medical database.
What is the meaning of the letter e in the word e-
mail?


  O   Express.

  O   Electric.

  O   Electronic.

  O   Efficient.

 Answer: Electronic.
Which two of the following contribute to a good
working environment for a computer operator?

 O   Use of a monitor filter to reduce the glare.

 O   Sitting as close as possible to the monitor.

 O   A good level of ventilation in the room.

 O   Plenty disk space in which to move the mouse.

 O   The keyboard positioned close to the front edge of
     the disk.

Answer: 1-Use of a monitor filter to reduce the glare.
        2-A good level of ventilation in the room.
You can reduce the risk of repetitive strain injury
by one of the following actions:


  O   using an adjustable chair.

  O   sitting with your feet firmly on the ground.

  O   using an anti-glare screen.

  O   taking frequent breaks form your work.


  Answer: taking frequent breaks form your work.
Which one of these actions demonstrate poor
health and safety practice?


  O   Installing too much of software on a computer.

  O   Leaving power cable unsecured.

  O   Turning off the power without first shutting
      down the PC.

  O   Running several applications at the same time.

 Answer: Leaving power cable unsecured.
Which statement about computers and the
environment is true?


  O Running    an animated screensavers saves power.

  O Printer   toner cartridges can be recycled.

  O   You can’t recycle paper from a laser printer.

  O Laptopson standby use more electricity than when
  running normally.

 Answer: Printer toner cartridges can be recycled.
Which one of the following statement describes the
process of backup?

  O Restoring   work from an older file.

  O Copying   a file from your C: drive to your desktop.

  O   Keeping copies of data in two locations.

  O Moving   a file to a different folder on a hard drive.


  Answer: Keeping copies of data in two locations.
A PDA which has been backed up - but not
password protected - has been stolen. Which one
of the following consequences may result?

O Loss   of the right to use the software that came with PDA.

O Time    wasted on re-entering all the records in a
    replacement PDA.

O   Misuse of confidential files and telephone numbers.

O Loss   of contact details on the stolen PDA.

    Answer: Misuse of confidential files and telephone
            numbers.
Anti-virus software can disable a virus on your
computer. This action is called:


  O   De-installing.

  O   Disinfecting.

  O   Restoring.

  O   Scanning.

 Answer: Disinfecting.
Which one of the following statements about
copyright is true?

O   If you can copy material from a disk you automatically
    gain the copyright.

O   Copyrights provides control over how other people make
    disk copies of someone’s work.

O   Graphics published on CD-ROM are not subjected to any
    form of copyright.

O   If you create a CD-ROM yourself, you own the copyright
    to anything you put on it.

    Answer: Copyrights provides control over how other
            people make disk copies of someone’s work.
Shareware is the term that is applied to:



 O   an application that is used to track the movement of
     stocks and share.

 O   software that you try for free but pay for it if you
     keep it.

  O   any application for which a multi-user license is
      available.

  O   any software that can be used on a server.

Answer: software that you try for free but pay for it if you
        keep it.
An important purpose of data protection legislation
is to:


 O    improve the standards for electronic storage media.

 O    prevent the illegal use of commercial software.

  O   safeguard the privacy of individuals’ personal data.

  O   protect companies from industrial espionage.


 Answer: safeguard the privacy of individuals’ personal
        data.
Which one of these is application software?



  O   Graphics card.

  O   Word processor.

  O   Central Processing Unit (CPU).

  O   Hard Disk.

 Answer: Word processor.
Which one of the following statement is true about
ROM (read-only memory):


 O    It is wiped clean when you switch off the computer.

 O    It stores the computer’s operating system.

  O   It cannot be modified by the user.

  OIt is loaded from your hard disk when you switch on
  the computer.


  Answer: It cannot be modified by the user.
Which two of the following statements about access rights
are true?

O   Are intended to protect a company’s intellectual
     property.

O   Decide who can work in a building outside office hours.

O   Determine which files individuals can read or change on
     a network.

O   Are the same for all users on single network.

O Depend   on which computer you are using to access the
     network

 Answer: 1-Determine which files individuals can read or
            change on a network.
         2-Are the same for all users on single network.
Which one of these stages of software
development is the first stage to be completed?



  O   Design.

  O   Analysis.

  O   Programming.

  O   Testing.

Answer: Analysis.
Which one of these is the type of network that
links computers in different cities or countries?


  O   LAN.

  O   Ethernet.

  O   PSTN.

  O   WAN.

Answer: WAN.
The term ADSL stands for:



 O   Anonymous Digital Service Line.

 O   Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line.

 O   Analog Digital Service Line.

 O   Advanced Data Service Link.

Answer: Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line.
For which two of these tasks would a computerized
solution be most appropriate?

O   Assessing employee performance.

O   Enforcing rules and regulations.

O   Generating invoices.

O   Carrying out stock control.

O   Providing a customer support helpline.

 Answer: 1-Generating invoices.
         2- Carrying out stock control.
For which one of the following tasks in hospitals
and health care would large-scale computer
applications be most appropriate?


  O   Running life-support systems.

  O Diagnosis   Patient.

  O   Comforting patients.

  O   Guiding support groups.

Answer: Running life-support systems
Which one of the following statements about
teleworking is true?



  O   More human contact with the team.

  O   Increased company space requirements.

  O   Greater ability to focus on one task.

  O   Inflexible schedules.

Answer: Greater ability to focus on one task.
Which two of the following statements about purchasing on
line are true?
  O The consumers rights of the supplier’s country apply.


 O    E-commerce offers access to goods around the clock.

 O    The supplier covers the cost of shipping.

 O    All e-commerce transactions are safe.

  O   The supplier covers the cost of returning goods.


 Answer: 1- The consumers rights of the supplier’s
            country apply.
          2- E-commerce offers access to goods around
             the clock.
Which one of the following contribute to a good
working environment for a computer operator?


 O   Locating the PC close to a printer.

 O   Elbow and wrist support.

 O   High level of contrast between the screen
     brightness and other lighting.

 O   Direct light shining on the monitor.

Answer: Elbow and wrist support.
You can reduce the risk of eye-strain by one of the
following actions:


 O  increase the contrast between screen and room
lighting.

 O   using an anti-glare filter on your monitor.

 O   reducing your monitor’s colour depth setting.

 O   positioning the screen with a window behind it.

Answer: using an anti-glare filter on your monitor.
Which one of the following statements about an
organization’s information security policy is true?


 O   Applies to the employee, not the employer.

 O   Deals with the handling confidential data.

 O   Deals only with data held on computers.

 O   Covers the licensing of operating system
     software.

Answer: Deals with the handling confidential data.
A laptop which has been password protected, but
not backed up, has been stolen. Which one of the
following consequences may result?


  O   You will have to change your e-mail address.

  O   Confidential files can be Misused.

  O   You will need to change your password.

  O   Work stored on the laptop will be lost.

 Answer: Work stored on the laptop will be lost.
Which one of the following statements about
formatting computer media is true?


  O   Before accessing the internet, you need to run a virus
      check.

  O   Deleting an infected file will eliminate the virus.

  O   Anti-virus software can detect all known viruses.

  O   Anti-virus software can disinfect applications as well
      as files.

 Answer: Anti-virus software can disinfect applications as
         well as files.
Which one of the following statements about
copyright is true?


 O   Text on a web page can be freely copied and re-used.

 O   Graphics published on the web are subjected to
     copyright.

 O   When you buy software, the copyright transfer to you.

 O   It is legal to share any audio files on the internet.

Answer: Graphics published on the web are subjected to
        copyright.
Which one of the following statements about
copyright is true?

O   The paper license that comes with software on CD
    transfers the copyright to you.

O   You can make a backup CD of software bought for your
    own use.

O   Software purchased on the web and copied to CD-ROM
    can be shared with friends.

O   Copying text, images, audio, or video from disk is
    always illegal.

Answer: You can make a backup CD of software bought for
        your own use.
Freeware is the term that is applied to:



 O    software that you can try free of charge before buying.

 O    software that you don’t have to pay for.

  O   old versions of commercial software that are out of
      date.

  O   software that will run under any operating system.

Answer: software that you don’t have to pay for.
Which two of the following have a significant
influence on the speed at which a computer
performs?

  O   Installing new applications.

  O   Clearing all the unwanted files off a hard disk.

  O   Installing a smaller monitor.

  O   Increasing the amount of RAM.

  O   Adding a CD-ROM drive.

 Answer:1- Clearing all the unwanted files off a hard disk.
        2- Increasing the amount of RAM.
Which two of these are operating systems?


  O   Windows.

 O    Netscape Navigator.

 O    Yahoo!

 O    Linux.

  O   Outlook.

Answer:1- Windows.
       2-Linux.
Which one of these statements about the internet
is false?

  O   It enables computer with different operating systems to
      exchange data.

  O   It is not controlled by any single organization.

  O   You need a license to publish material on the internet.

  O   It allows computers to share data over large distance.

Answer: You need a license to publish material on the
        internet.
Which one of these types of computer memory is
permanent and unchanging?


  O   Random Access Memory.


  O   Working Memory.


  O   Virtual Memory.


  O   Read-Only Memory.


Answer: Read-Only Memory.
Which one of the following descriptions of an
extranet is true?


  O   A world-wide collection of files connected by links.


  O   A very large intranet within an organization.


  O   An extra-fast intranet for web and e-mail.


  O   Shares data between two or more organizations.


Answer: Shares data between two or more organizations.
Which one of the following isn’t operating system?


A. Unix.

B. Windows.


C. Ms Word.


D. Ms-Dos.


Answer: Ms Word.
E-mail stands for:


A. Electric mail.

B. Electronic mail.


C. Efficient mail.


D. Express mail.


Answer: Electronic mail.
Which one of the following operating system does
not have a GUI?


A. UNIX.

B. Microsoft Windows.


C. MAC OS X.


D. Microsoft DOS .


Answer: Microsoft Dos.
Microsoft Windows is a (an):


A. Database program.

B. Operating system.


C. Word processing program.


D. Graphics program.


Answer: Operating system.
The local council wants to design and build a new
bridge. Which is most appropriate software to use
in the design?

A. CAD application.

B. CAM application.


C. DTP application.

D. Drawing application.


Answer: CAD application.
Which of the following is the first stage in the
standard sequence of software development?


A. Testing.

B. Analysis.


C. Programming.

D. Design.


Answer: Analysis.
What type of computer application would be used
in a hospital to maintain patient medical details?


A. A desktop publishing application.

B. A database application.


C. A accounting application.

D. A presentation engine.


Answer: A database application.
Which one of these statements about computer
application is true?

A. The same version of an application will work on any
type of computer.

B. They control devices such as printers and scanners
that are attached to the PC.

C. They enable users to carry out specific tasks such
as word processing.

D. They are the only programs that you need to use PC.

Answer: They enable users to carry out specific tasks
        such as word processing.
Which one of the following activities is best suited
for e-mail?

A. Performing calculations.

B. Sharing very large video files, such as movie
   trailers.

C. Sharing files between workers at different locations.

D. Transmitting credit card details.

Answer: Sharing files between workers at different
        locations.
Which one of the following statements about
copyright is true?

A. Publishing digital work on disk requires permission of
   the copyright holder.

B. When you purchase software in CD the copyright
   transfer to you.

C. Any material which is published on disk is subjected
   to copyright.

D. You can reuse graphics from the web on CD- Rom.

Answer: Publishing digital work on disk requires
        permission of the copyright holder.
Unauthorized access to computer files can be
prevented by using:

A. Password.

B. Anti-virus software.

C. Uninterruptible power supply.

D. Secure backup copies.


Answer: Password.
Which Preventative measure can be used to stop
computer system becoming infected with a virus?


A. Install physical security measures.


B. Password protect the start-up process.


C. Disable the floppy disk drive.


D. A virus-checking program.


Answer: A virus-checking program.
When buying goods services from a foreign
country over the internet you would most likely pay
for the product by using:

A. Foreign currency.

B. A processor card.


C. A check .


D. A credit card.


Answer: A credit card.
Which of the following precautions would prevent
virus-infected software being used on computer?


A. Install a virus protection system.

B. Install software to prevent hacking.

C. Install password security to the system.


D. Take regular backups.


Answer: Install a virus protection system.
Electronic commerce is best described as:


A. Requesting information from companies selling
electronic equipment.

B. The buying of electronic equipments from a high
street shop.

C. Advertising electronic goods on the internet.

D. The buying of goods and services and paying for
them on-line.

Answer: The buying of goods and services and paying
        for them on-line.
Which of the following can be used to restore
programs or data after being altered by a malicious
program?


A. Anti-virus software.


B. Password.


C. Back-up copies.


D. Hacking.


Answer: Back-up copies.
Which of the following provides an example of a
good working environment?


A. Adequate lighting.


B. Energy-saving hardware.


C. New computer hardware every two years.


D. Staff welfare benefits.


Answer: Adequate lighting.
A company needs all it’s 30 office staff to use a
spreadsheet application, It should:


A. Copy the spreadsheet application onto each
   individual PC.

B. Purchase a multi-user license.

C. Use the spreadsheet application regardless of the
   numbers of users.

D. Purchase a single-user license for each PC.

Answer: Purchase a multi-user license.
What name is given to software, which under
development?


A. Beta software.

B. Demonstration software.

C. Freeware.

D. Shareware.

Answer: Beta software.
Which of the following is the name given to
software, which can legally be copied without a
license?


A. Beta software.

B. Retail software.

C. Freeware.

D. Protected software.

Answer: Freeware.
Which of the following best describes teleworking?



A. Working for a television.


B. Working for a telesales company.


C. Designing teletext pages.

D. Working at home using electronic communications.

Answer: Working at home using electronic
        communications.
An End User License Agreement


A. Is a form of advertising between a software application
   author and the user.

B. Gives the user the exclusive right to copy and sell the
   software to other potential users.

C. Grants ownership of the software to the user.

D. Is a legal contract between a software application author
  or publisher and the user with regard to terms of
  distribution, release and restricted use.

Answer: Is a legal contract between a software application author or
        publisher and the user with regard to terms of
        distribution, release and restricted use.
Which of the following is a good password policy
for an organization?


A. All passwords are changed regularly.

B. All passwords are never changed.


C. All passwords are made up of less than four characters.


D. All passwords are made up of less than four numbers.


Answer: All passwords are changed regularly.
Which of the following is not a function of the
CPU?

A. Executing program instruction.

B. Ensuring program instructions are executed in the right
   sequence.

C. Sending e-mail.

D. Carrying out calculations.

Answer: Sending e-mail.
What is ISDN?


A. Integrated Standard Digital Networks.

B. Integrated Services Digital Network.


C. Interactive Standard Dynamic Networks.


D. Internet Services Data Network.


Answer: Integrated Services Digital Network.
Large Organization often use a computer system
to run the company typically it is most likely to be:


A. A Personal Computer.

B. A PDA.


C. A Mini Computer.


D. A Mainframe Computer.


Answer: A Mainframe Computer.
Scanner can be described as:
A. An output device only

B. An input device only

C. An input and output device

D. Storage device

Answer: An input device only.
From an output devices:


A. Mouse.

B. Keyboard.


C. Plotter.


D. Light Pen.


Answer: Plotter.
Which of the following statement is true?


A. The CPU is an input devices.

B. The CPU is an output devices.

C. The CPU is used to process program instructions
   and data.

D. The CPU is used as non volatile storage media.

Answer: The CPU is used to process program
        instructions and data.
The data stored on CD-Rom are


A. Volatile and read only data.

B. Non Volatile and read only data.

C. Non Volatile and read/write data.

D. Volatile and read/write data.


Answer: Non Volatile and read only data.
Which is the most appropriate application to store
census information?

A. Data Logging Application.

B. CAD Application.

C. Database Application.


D. Word Processor Application.


Answer: Database Application.
A GUI is used to:


A. Draw graphs and drawing.

B. Provide the interface between two peripherals.

C. Provide an easy way to use computer.


D. Store graphics image as file.


Answer: Provide an easy way to use computer.
The range of voice, computer messages and other
services provided by:

A. ISBN.

B. PSBX.

C. ISDN.


D. PSDN.


Answer: ISDN.
Which one of the following is not an input device?


A. Web camera.

B. Scanner.

C. Touch pad.


D. Monitor.


Answer: Monitor.
The location of information on the internet can be
obtained by using a database:

A. Web editor application.

B. Search engine.

C. Spreadsheet application.


D. Word perfect.


Answer: Search engine.
In which situation would a bar code reader the
most suitable input device?

A. Analysis of blood sample.

B. Filling the client details in a bank.

C. Issuing library books.


D. Stock taking in restaurant .


Answer: Issuing library books.
Which two of the following is considered as input
devices?

A. Printers.

B. Monitor.

C. Microphone.

D. Plotter.

E. Keyboard.

Answer: 1-Microphone.
        2-Keyboard.
Special plastic cards containing a processor and
memory are used to pay for goods and services,
each time the card used the details on the card
updated. What is the name of such a card?
 A. Magnetic card.

 B. Memory card.

 C. Smart card.


 D. Processor card.


 Answer: Smart card.
Which one have the fastest access to data?


A. DVD drive.

B. Floppy disk.

C. Zip disk.


D. Hard Disk.


Answer: Hard Disk.
Which one of these memory can not be changed?


A. Random Access Memory.

B. Storing Memory.

C. Read Only Memory.


D. Virtual Memory.


Answer: Read Only Memory.
Which one of the following is considered as input
devices?


A. Plotter.

B. Monitor.

C. Web camera.


D. Charger.


Answer: Web camera.
An equipment that attached to computer to stop
large volts of electricity:


A. UPS.

B. Battery.

C. Charger.


D. Surge suppressor.


Answer: Surge suppressor.
The baud rate can tell how fast:


A. The hard disk send and revive data.

B. The MODEM can send and revive data.

C. The CPU send and revive data.


D. The RAM send and revive data.


Answer: The MODEM can send and revive data.
Where the computer is appropriate more than
people?

A. In interpreting.

B. In recognizing.

C. In dangerous situation.

D. In completing.


Answer: In dangerous situation.
A computer virus is a program that


A. Always spotted by antivirus.

B. Make your hard disk unusable.

C. The only way for infection is internet.

D. Can be avoid by regular backup.


Answer: Always spotted by antivirus.
Which one is more appropriate about Shareware
software?

A. Any software used by a group of people in the same
   time.

B. Any application you borrow from your friend.

C. Any application downloaded from internet.

D. Any software you try for free time and pay for keeping it.

Answer: Any software you try for free time and pay for
        keeping it.
Which one of the following is not related to the
operating system?

A. GUI.

B. The program that you can use when the system has
   been loaded.

C. Allow you to use computer without learn about how
  hardware work.

D. Special program that run automatically when you start
   the computer.

 Answer: The program that you can use when the system
         has been loaded.
Which one is not true about RAM?


A. The data stored on it is volatile.

B. Information is lost when you switch off the computer.

C. The data held on it cannot be saved on your hard disk.

D. The operating system is copied on it when you switch on
   computer.


Answer: The data held on it cannot be saved on your hard
         disk.
Which one of the following devices connect to the
system unit externally and controlled by the central
processing unit?

A. Additional devices.

B. Storage Units.

C. Input devices.


D. Peripheral devices.

Answer: Peripheral devices.
Which one of these is a computer software?


A. Monitor.

B. Windows.

C. System Case.


D. Scanner.

Answer: Windows.
A Gigabyte is approximately:


A. 1,000 bytes.

B. 100 kilobytes.

C. 1,000 kilobytes.


D. 1,000 Megabytes.

Answer: 1,000 Megabytes.
Which two of these are operating systems?


A. Linux.

B. Mac OS.

C. Internet explorer.

D. Outlook.

E. Google.

Answer: 1-Linux.
        2-Mac OS.
The internet is the name that is given to:

A. The physical equipment used to connect computer
   systems all over the world.

B. All the linked documents that are held on a global
   network of computer systems.

C. Linked computer systems that form a vast global
   network.

D. The dedicated telephone lines that permanently connect
   commercial networks on distant sites.
Answer: Linked computer systems that form a vast global
        network.
Which one of the following statements about the
use of e-commerce is true?


A. An internet connection is optional for e-commerce.

B. Transaction can occur anywhere in the world.

C. Customers can only pay by e-mailing credit card details.

D. Customers give up the right return unsatisfactory goods.

Answer: Transaction can occur anywhere in the world.
Which two of the following statements about
passwords are true?


A. You should use the same password for everything.
B. You should write down your password and keep it in a
   convenient place.
C. Passwords should contain both letters and numbers.
D. Once you create a password, you can’t change it.
E. A Password should be known only to the user.

Answer: 1-Passwords should contain both letters and
          numbers.
         2- A Password should be known only to the user.
A mobile phone which has been insured but not
password protected has been stolen. Which one of
the following consequences may result?

A. Misuse of confidential numbers.


B. Meeting the cost of replacement.


C. Paying for calls made after the theft is reported.


D. Taking out new insurance on the replacement phone.

Answer: Misuse of confidential numbers.
Which two of these statements could each be used
to complete the following sentence?
A computer virus is a program that:

A. Cannot infect a stand alone PC.

B. Disappears once it has displayed a message.

C. Can usually be detected by anti-virus software.

D. Can be introduced when new software is installed.

E. Can enter a computer system if hardware such as a new mouse
   added.

Answer: 1- Can usually be detected by anti-virus software.
        2- Can be introduced when new software is installed .
Which one of the following statements about
copyright is true?

A. You give up your copyright to text that you publish on
   the internet.

B. You can re-use downloaded graphics in any way.

C. Scanned images are subject to copyright.

D. When you purchase software, the copyright transfer to
   you.

 Answer: Scanned images are subject to copyright.
E-commerce is the term used to describe business
that:


A. uses computers to carry out its work.

B. is carried out using electronic funds transfer.

C. involves the import and export of electronic equipment.

D. buys or sells goods and services online.

Answer: buys or sells goods and services online.
Which one of the following statements about
purchasing online is true?


A. Purchases are only processed during business hours.

B. Shipping of purchases is normally free.

C. The consumer rights of your country apply.

D. You are at risk from insecure payment method.

Answer: You are at risk from insecure payment method.
You can reduce the risk of neck, back and
shoulder pain, by one of the following actions:


A. Using a larger monitor with sharper resolution.

B. Using a wireless mouse.

C. Keeping the keyboard close to the front of the disk.

D. Using a fully adjustable operator’s chair.

Answer: Using a fully adjustable operator’s chair.
Which one of these actions demonstrate poor
health and safety practice in the use of
computers?

A. Touching internal parts of the PC.

B. Running several application at the same time.

C. Only using a single power socket for each PC.

D. Using out-of-date software.

Answer: Touching internal parts of the PC.
Which one of these statements best describes
computer backup?
A. Reverting to the previously saved version of an
   electronic file.

B. Keeping a copy of computer files on a separate storage
   device.

C. Storing paper printout from your computer files.

D. Storing computer files on a Variety of separate storage
    device.

Answer: Keeping a copy of computer files on a separate
        storage device.
Which one of the following statements about
copyright is true?

A. You can use downloaded graphics in any way.

B. You are allowed to re-use text you copy from the web.

C. When you purchase software, the copyright transfer to
   you.

D. Audio files on the internet are subject to
  copyright.

 Answer: Audio files on the internet are subject to
         copyright.
Which two of the following statements about data
protection legislation are true?

A. Deals with industrial espionage between competing companies.

B. Can result in litigation if personal data is not adequately protected.

C. Means that personal data must be stored for certain period of time.

D. Ensures that laws about data security are the same in every country.

E. Obliges organizations to protect confidential data within their control.

Answer: 1- Can result in litigation if personal data is not adequately
           protected.
        2- Means that personal data must be stored for certain period
           of time.
Which one of the following is the a digital line,
used for both voice and data?

A. ISDN.

B. FTP.

C. PSTN.

D. HTTP.

  Answer: ISDN.
The device that links computers to telephone
networks by converting digital and analog signals
is called a:

A. Transcoder.

B. Digitiser.

C. MODEM.

D. Translator Unit.

  Answer: MODEM.
Which one of the following statements about
formatting computer storage media is true?

A. All operating systems format disks in the same way.

B. You can’t format a disk if it had been formatted already.

C. A pre-formatted disk can be used immediately to store
  data.

D. You should regularly format floppy disks.



Answer: A pre-formatted disk can be used immediately
        to store data.
Sort these units of data by increasing order of size.
Which one of the following statements applies to
PSTN?

A. A network designed to transmit high-speed digital data.

B. It’s the Internet e-mail system.

C. It’s a form of satellite communication.

D. The Public Analog Telephone network.



Answer: The Public Analog Telephone network.
Which one of the following options describe the
effects of teleworking?

A. Reduced cost of equipments.

B. Harder to socially interact with team members.

C. Greater use of transport.

D. Inflexible working hours.



Answer: Harder to socially interact with team members.
Which two of the following statements about
purchasing on line are true?
A. Initial shipping of goods is free.

B. The supplier covers the cost of returning goods.

C. The consumers rights of the supplier’s country apply.

D. It’s more difficult to return goods purchased online than
  goods bought in a shop.

E. Online purchases are free of customs duties.

Answer: 1-The consumers rights of the supplier’s country
          apply.
        2-It’s more difficult to return goods purchased
          online than goods bought in a shop.
Which two of the following help to create a good
working environment for computer users?
A. Bright fluorescent lighting.

B. Use a mouse of mat with wrist support.

C. Turning up screen contrast.

D. Use of monitor filter to reduce glare.

E. Sitting as close as possible to the monitor.

Answer: 1-Use a mouse of mat with wrist support.
        2-Use of monitor filter to reduce glare.
You can reduce the risk of eye-strain by one of the
following:

A. Using the brightest possible screen setting.

B. Setting the screen facing a window.

C. Sitting approximately 12" from your monitor.

D. Having your eyes level with the top of your monitor.



Answer: Having your eyes level with the top of your
monitor.
For which two of the following tasks in hospitals
and healthcare would large-scale computer
applications be most appropriate?
 A. Establishing bed availability.


 B. Providing information to relatives.


 C. Informing a patient of a diagnosis.


 D. Treating mental health issues.


 E. Tracking patient medical history.


Answer: 1- Providing information to relatives.
        2- Tracking patient medical history.
For which two of these tasks would people be
more appropriate than computers?
 A. Calculating payroll for staff.

 B. Motivating staff.

 C. Storing a list of staff contact details.

 D. Providing a customer support helpline.

 E. Maintaining a list of every item in the company’s
    inventory of goods.

Answer: 1- Motivating staff.
        2- Providing a customer support helpline.
Which of the following statements about safety
precautions when using computers?

A. Faulty cables should be repaired using insulating tape.

B. You should shut down your PC by unplugging it from
   electricity supply.

C. There no safe way to run cables across open areas.

D. More than one computer should not use the same power
   socket.

Answer: More than one computer should not use the same
        power socket.

				
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