WINTER VACATION ASSIGNMENT (Class 7)

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WINTER VACATION ASSIGNMENT
(
Class 7
)

1.

The Central Processing Unit is an embeded chip that acts as the 'brains'
of a computer. What Intel chip was used in the Altair (the first real
personal computer)?

6502/8080/6400/
8286

2.

The invention of the transistor, or

semiconductor, was one of the most
important developments leading to the personal computer revolution.
What company invented the transistor in 1947?

International Business Machines/MITS/Xerox/
Bell Laboratories

3.

This virus activated every Friday the 13th, a
ffects both .EXE and
.COM files and deletes any programs run on that day. What is the name
of that virus?

Chernobyl/Jerusalem/Melissa/I
Love You

4.

In what year did the Symantec Corporation first release Norton
Antivirus?

1990/1995/1988/
1
997

5.

A computer virus t
hat actively attacks an anti
-
virus program or
programs in an effort to prevent detection is...

Worm/Retrovirus/Trojan/
Ghost virus

6.

A program that neither replicates or copies itself, but does damage or
compromises the security of the computer. Which 'Comput
er Virus' it
is?

Joke Program/Worm/Trojan/
Hoax

7.

In 1983, which person was the first to offer a definition of the term
'computer virus'?

McAfee/Smith/Cohen/
Norton

8.

What is a GPU?

Grouped Processing Uni
t/Graphics Processing Unit/

Graphical Performance Utility
Graphical Portable Unit

9.

What does ECP stand for?

Extended Capabilities Port/
Extra Compatible Part

Extended Connection Port/
External Cordless Peripheral

10.

What is NAT?

1)
Network Address Translation

2) Network Administration Tool

3) Novell Address Transfer


4) Newly Added Technology

11.

Who developed Yahoo?

Dennis Ritchie & Ken Thompson/David Filo & Jerry Yang/

Vint Cerf & Robert Kahn/Steve Case & Jeff Bezos

12.

'DB' computer abbreviation usually means ?

Database /Double Byte /Data Block/Driver Boot

13.

'OS' computer a
bbreviation usually means ?

Order of Significance/Open Software/Operating System/Optical Sensor

14.

'DTP' computer abbreviation usually means ?

Digital Transmission Protocol/DeskTop Publishing/

Data Type Programming/Document Type Processing

15.

What is a NIC?

1)
Netware Intranet Controller 2) No Internet Connect
ion

3) Network Interface Card

16.

What is a MAC?

1)
A Computer made by Apple 2) Memory Address Corruption

3) Mediocre Apple Computer 4) Media Access Control

17.

What does SSL stand for?

1)
Secure Socket Layer/
2)

System Socket L
ayer

3) Superuser System Login/
4) Secure System Login

18.

What does AM mean?

Angelo
Marconi/
Anno median
Amplitude modulation/
Amperes

19.

What does EPROM stand for?

1)
Electric Programmable Read Only Memory

2) Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

3) Evaluable Philotic Random Optic Memory

4) Every Person Requires One Mind

20.

What does AC and DC stand for in the electrical field?

1)
Alternating Current and Direct Current

2) A Rock Band from Australia

3) Aver
age Current and Discharged Capacitor

4) Atlantic City and District of Columbia

21.

What was the first ARPANET message?

"lo"/"hello world"/"mary had a little
..
"/
"cyberspace, the final frontier"

22.

Where is the headquarters of Intel located?

Redmond,
Washington/Tucson, Arizona/

Santa Clara, California/
Richmond, Virginia

23.

Who created Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)?

1)
Paul Zimmerman 2) Tim Berners
-
Lee

3) Marc Andreessen 4) Ken Thompson

24.

Who co
-
founded Hotmail in 1996 and then sold the company to
Microsoft?

1)

Shawn Fanning 2) Ada Byron Lovelace

3) Sabeer Bhatia 4) Ray Tomlinson

25.

Who co
-
created the UNIX operating system in 1969 with Dennis
Ritchie?

1)
BjarneStroustrup

2) Steve Wozniak

3) Ken Thompson

4) Niklaus Wirth

26.

A dual
-
layer DVD is valued because it:

1)
Can hold more data

2) Contains a backup of the data stored

3) Uses a second layer to offer a speed increase

4) Creates alternative sound tracks

27.

When discussing technology, a hot spot is...

1)
A small overheated area on a CPU

2) A place served by public

wireless access

3) Jargon for an X
-
rated Web site

4) A faulty area in the programming code

28.

A JPG is...

1)
A Jumper Programmed Graphic 2) A format for an image file

3) A type of hard disk 4) A unit of measure for memory

29.

A coating of dust on a computer's

main circuit boards has this probable
consequence
-
>

1)
Overheating 2) Short circuits 3) Slower hard disk 4) None

30.

Windows Vista, the eventual replacement for Windows XP, will
demand more from a computer. Which of the following statements is
correct?

1)
You
'll need at least 512 megabytes of RAM

2) A separate graphics card, rather than onboard graphics

3) A DVD drive is needed

4) All the above

31.

Your computer has gradually slowed down. What's the most likely
cause?

1)
Overheating

2) Your processor chip is just getting old

3) Adware/spyware is infecting your PC

4) You dropped a sandwich in your computer

32.

The "home page" of a web site is...

1)
The largest page 2) The last page 3) The first page


33.

The letters, "DOS" stand for...

1)
D
ata Out System 2) Disk Out System

3) Disk Operating System 4) Data Operating System

34.

Computers calculate numbers in what mode?

1)
Decimal 2) Octal 3) Binary 4) None of the above

35.

The "desktop" of a computer refers to:

1)
The visible screen

2) The area arou
nd the monitor

3) The top of the mouse pad 4) The inside of a folder

36.

Changing computer language of 1's and 0's to characters that a person
can understand is...

1)
Highlight 2) Clip art 3) Decode 4) Execute

37.

Main circuit board in a computer is...

1)
Decoder

2) Highlight 3) Select 4) Mother board

38.

Hardware devices that are not part of the main computer system and are
often added later to the system.

1)
Peripheral 2) Clip art 3) Highlight 4) Execute

39.

Another name for a computer chip is ...

1)
Execute 2) Micro
chip3) Microprocessor 4) Select

40.

The main computer that stores the files that can be sent to computers
that are networked together is...

1)
Clip art 2) Mother board 3) Peripheral 4) File server

41.

What Designates where the next action occurs?

1)
Decode 2) High
light 3) Select 4) Mother board

42.

To select text by shading as you drag the mouse arrow over the text is
known as...

1)
Clip art 2) To highlight 3) To fetch 4) To decode

43.

Another word for 'Graphics for a word processor'?

1)
Peripheral 2) Clip art 3) Highlight

4) Execute

44.

Another word for the CPU is...

1)
Execute 2) Microprocessor 3) Micro chip

4) Decode

45.

Which of these is not a computer?

1)
Aptiva

2) Macintosh 3) Acorn

4) Paseo

46.

Which was an early mainframe computer?

1)
ENIAC

2) UNIC

3) BRAINIA 4) FUNTRIA

47.

Whi
ch is not an internet protocol?

1)
HTTP 2) FTP 3) STP 4) IP

48.

Which of the following is not a programming language?

1)
Basic 2) Java 3) Turing 4) C#

49.

AOL stands for...

Arranged Outer Line
2) America Over LAN 4) America Online

50.

Modem stands for...

1)
Modulator
Demodulater

2) Monetary Devaluation

3) Memory Demagnetization 4) Monetary Demarkation

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