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Computing in the Modern World
Pre
-
Test Fall

2011



Stewart
1

1. The part of the computer that cont
r
ols all the
functions of the computer and is often referred to as
the "brain of the computer"


a.

monitor

b.

CPU

c.

M
odem

d.

hard drive


2
. The device you
r computer needs to send and
receive messages electronically via the internet.


a.

K
eyboard

b.

M
odem

c.

hard drive


d.

monitor


3
. The term hardware refers
to


a.

a computer program

b.

physical parts of the computer

c.

the operating system

d.

none of the above



4
. The term software refers to


a.

a program or set
of instructions that tell the
computer what to do

b.

the world wide web

c.

a digital camera

d.

the physical parts of a computer


5
.
Software programs
(Internet Explorer, Mozilla,
etc.)
that
are used to access and display web pages
are called


a.

web browsers

b.

search engines

c.

web utilities

d.

web sites


6
. A _______________ is used to help you locate
websites on the internet
, s
uch as google, ask, bing,
etc
.


a.

web utility

b.

navigation button

c.

search engine

d.

web browser



7
. There is only one drive on a computer to store
data


a.

True

b.

False


8.

Which of the following is NOT an example
of ethical computer use?


a.

Treat people fairly online.

b.

Respect the privacy of others.

c.

Download software and music for
free.

d.

Do not use someone else's work as
your own.


9.

What can help you protect your c
omputer?


a.

Use firewalls and anti
-
virus
software.

b.

Use spyware.

c.

Share your password with others.

d.

Open files from an unknown source.


10.

What are some of the
risks

(
hazards
)
of
using computers?


a.

Terms of Use

b.

Firewalls

c.

Hackers and viruses

d.

Anti
-
virus software


11.

Whi
ch kind of computer is used by only one
person at a time?


a.

Personal Computer (PC)

b.

Minicomputer

c.

Mainframe Computer

d.

Super Computer


12.

Computers process binary numbers, which
are composed of ____.


a.

1s and 2s

b.

0s and 1s

c.

1s and 10s

d.

2s and 3s






Computing in the Modern World
Pre
-
Test Fall

2011



Stewart
2

13.

WAN stand for…


a.

W
ide architecture network

b.

Wide accessible network

c.

Wide area network

d.

Wide appropriate network



14.

Which network topology is
pictured?

a.

Ring

b.

Star


c.

Bus

d.

Tree




15.

A collection of computers linked together,
which allow computers to share hardware
devices
, such as pr
inters

and software and
exchange data are called ____


a.

Topology

b.

Internet

c.

E
-
mail

d.

Network


16.

What does it mean for information to be in
the public domain?


a.

You have to pay for the information.

b.

The information can be used
without permission for free.

c.

You need p
ermission and the
information cannot be copied for
free.

d.

The information was stolen.


17.

What is piracy?


a.

The act of copying and/or sharing
copyrighted material without
permission

b.

The act of copying information
legally

c.

Legally downloading music from
the Inter
net

d.

Illegally viewing movies on the
Internet




18.

_____ refers to how fast a computer works.


a.

Performance

b.

Memory

c.

Storage

d.

Modem



19.

Which of the following is a description of
how a journalist would use technology at
work?


a.

Spreadsheets and databases help
busine
sses track sales and expenses.

b.

E
-
mail and networks can be used to
file stories from around the world.

c.

Spreadsheets help buyers compare
products.

d.

Word
-
processing software helps
workers quickly create letters and
documents.


20.

What is an integrated device?


a.

A
device that performs a single
function

b.

A device that is tied into other
devices

c.

A device that performs more than
one function

d.

A device that can network to other
devices


21.

Which network topology is pictured?


a.

Ring

b.

Star

c.

Bus

d.

Tree




22.

The process of encoding
data and
information into an unreadable form is
known as ____.


a.

Encryption

b.

Thrashing

c.

Ghosting

d.

Defragmentation




Computing in the Modern World
Pre
-
Test Fall

2011



Stewart
3

23.

The advantages of using a network include
____.


a.

hindering communications

b.

limiting access to hardware

c.

sharing data and information

d.

prohibiting
access to software


24.

Which decimal number is represented by the
following?


128

64

32

16

8

4

2

1

0

1

1

0

1

1

0

0


a.

116

b.

108

c.

96

d.

72


25.

Which decimal number is represented by the
following?


128

64

32

16

8

4

2

1

1

0

1

1

0

1

1

1


a.

183

b.

18
4

c.

252

d.

1
72



26.

What is the b
inary number code for 88?



128

64

32

16

8

4

2

1

A

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

B

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

C

0

1

0

1

1

0

0

0

D

0

1

0

1

0

0

1

1






27.

What is the binary number code for 213?



128

64

32

16

8

4

2

1

A

1

1

1

1

0

1

0

1

B

1

1

1

1

0

1

0

1

C

1

1

0

1

1

0

0

0

D

1

1

0

1

0

0

1

1



28.

Add the following binary numbers:



1

1

1

0

1

1



+



1

0

1

1

1


a.

1111111

b.

111111

c.

1010010

d.

1001010


29.

Add the following binary numbers:



1

1

1

1

0

0

1

1



+



1

0

1

1

0

0

1


a.

101001100

b.

11
0
1
0
111
0

c.

1010
1
010

d.

1
1
001010


30.

Which of the f
ollowing are image formats?

a.

.pg and .jif

b.

.jpg and .gif

c.

.jpg and .jif

d.

.wav and .mp3