Information Technology
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by Reeshma Jaggernath
| 40 Questions
1
1
Which of the following sequence of instructions does the Control Unit Perform?
Decodes, Executes and Fetches
Fetches, Decodes and Executes
Executes, Decodes and Fetches
Fetches, Executes and Decodes
2
1
Item 2 refers to the following diagram which shows a form being completed.

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The data from the form above is captured by
MICR
OCR
OMR
USB
3
1
The barcode reader in a device used to
Input data
Output data
Store data
Process Data
4
1
Which of the following devices is NOT used in point-of-sale terminals?
Printer
Plotter
Barcode Reader
Electronic Cash Register
5
1
Which of the following units performs mathematical calculations?
Control
Central Processing
Fetch
Arithmetic and Logic
6
1
Which of the following actions must be taken to get to Record number 50 of 100 records on a Magnetic Tape?
Convert to disk
Fast forward to record 100, and then read backward
First read records 1 through 49
Go directly to record 50
7
1
Transferring data or files from a remote computer to your computer is referred to as
Uploading
Browsing
Data mining
Downloading
8
1
The scrambling of messages at the sending end and unscrambling them at the receiving end is called
Encryption
Espionage
Coding
Eavesdropping
9
1
In an email program, the icon below is used to

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Send a file
Forward a file
Attach a file
Create a file
10
1
Which of the following is NEITHER Validation NOR a Verification Check?
Storage Media Check
Inconsistency Check
Date-type Check
Range Check
11
1
Which word processing feature must John use if he wants to include his company’s logo in the bottom margin of every page of a document?
Header
Footer
Endnote
Footnote
12
1
Which of the following is normally used for website- to-website connection?
Hyperlink
Modem
Monitor
Hypertext
13
1
Spreadsheet formulae use
Values, Labels or cell addresses
Values, mathematical operators or cell addresses
Labels or cell addresses
Values or Cell addresses
14
1
The MOST suitable device for the output of architectural drawing is a
lightpen
laser printer
graphics tablet
plotter
15
1
Which of the following output is an example of a hardcopy?
An oral speech delivered by a speaker
A bill produced from a printer
The display on a monitor
A picture on a wall produced from a multimedia projector
16
1
An example of multitasking is
allowing one user to use one program
allowing many users to use the same program
doing a background save while typing a document
opening one program by many users
17
1
Which of the following is NOT a software interface?
Command driven
Touch screen
Menu-driven
Graphical User lnterface (GUI)
18
1
An airline reservation system is an example of
batch processing
real time processing
interactive processing
distributed processing
19
1
Persons at a downtown cafe realized that they were able to access the Intemet on their laptop computers. The cafe could be considered as a
Metropolitan Area Network
Hotspot
Local area network
Satellite
20
1
Which of the following items CANNOT be sent via email?
Text documents
Sound files
Graphic images
Parcels
21
1
Which of the following pairs of items is used to create a web Page?
Home Page and Website
HTML and authoring tool
ISP and web browser
Internet and URL
22
1
In word processing, an efficient way to move the 3rd paragraph to place it after the 5th paragraph is
copy and paste
copy, cut and paste
cut, copy and paste
cut and paste
23
1
Which of the following actions is NOT considered to be a computer crime?
Encryption
Piracy
Industrial Espionage
Hacking
24
1
Which of the following precautions is NOT a physical restriction with respect to data security?
Firewall
Locking up the hardware
Fireproof cabinets
Biometric systems
25
1
Which of the following has the largest data storage capacity?
Optical drive
USB flash drive
Hard drive
Flash memory card
26
1
The binary equivalent of the decimal number 7 is
1002
1012
1102
1112
27
1
To use a program stored on a flash drive, it must be transferred into
RAM
ROM
PALU
PROM
28
1
The use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to conduct meetings at different locations is called
teleconferencing
telecommuting
telemarketing
telephony
29
1
The MAIN function of a firewall is that it
is used by hackers to prevent detection
protects computer files
prevents unauthorized access to a computer on a network
protects a stand-alone computer from viruses
30
1
A new employee at a financial company has been asked to set a password on her computer. She has tried setting the password on several occasions but gets an error message which says "password not effective". The problem can be corrected by entering a password that is
made up of several numbers
a relative's name
composed of at least six uppercase characters
a mixture of mixed case and alphanumeric characters
31
1
The two major categories of software are:
Application and system software
Application and operating system software
Operating system and Integrated software
System and general purpose software
32
1
Software in which the source code is made freely available over the Internet is BEST known as
Microsoft office
expert system
open source software
proprietary software
33
1
The following best describes how to organize computer cables and chargers EXCEPT:
Tape cables to the floor or underside of the tables
Wrap it around the table foot
Store unused cables and chargers in a waterproof container
Colour code cables and devices
34
1
When printing documents which option saves on ink usage?
Avoid over filling the tray with paper
Send the document to a printer in another department
Buy a new printer to get a free re-fill of ink
Set the printer to econo-mode or draft mode
35
1
Your computer device is losing charge quickly; which of the following would you do?
Close apps that are running in the background
Charge the device using the appropriate charger
Turn on Battery Saver Mode
All of the above
36
1
If your device is not charging, which of the following sequence of steps would you follow?
i. Call an IT technician or electrician
ii. Use a different charger
iii. Ensure that the plug is attached firmly to the device and the outlet
iv. Switch to a surge protecting outlet to charge the device

i, iii, iv
ii, iii, iv
iii, iv, i
iii, ii, iv
37
1
The extra digit attached to the end of a string of digits in barcodes and ISBN book numbers for error detection is the:
Check digit
Format check
Data type check
Parity check

38
1
To complete her word processing assignment, Susie must align the text to both the left and right margins. Which type of alignment must Susie select to achieve this?
right
left
centre
justified
39
1
Which of the following features allows the user to insert individual names in a primary document?
Footers
Headers
Mail merge
Search and replace
40
1
The one's complement of 01010011 is:
11010011
10101100
01011111
11111111
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