ICDL Module 1 -Concepts of ICT (Test2 - 50 Questions)

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ICDL Module 1 - Concepts of ICT enables candidates to gain an understanding of the different parts of a computer, as well as some of the key concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), such as those relating to networks and security.

  1. 1

    Which of these computer based operations uses barcode input?

  2. 2

    Which type of memory holds the basic operating system commands?

  3. 3

    Which of these storage devices holds the most data?

  4. 4

    Which is the first stage of the systems life cycle?

  5. 5

    Which type of software would you use to prepare a budget forecast?

  6. 6

    Which of these is an output device?

  7. 7

    Which of these is a characteristic of electronic mail that does not apply to other methods?

  8. 8

    Which upgrade will have the most impact on the performance of your computer?

  9. 9

    What type of software controls the file system on the computer?

  10. 10

    Which is the smallest unit of computer storage?

  11. 11

    Which device would you chose to present the results from a data logger?

  12. 12

    Which type of software is used to access the Internet?

  13. 13

    What is connected in a LAN?

  14. 14

    You have created an email group. Where is the group stored?

  15. 15

    Which type of software would you use to store customer data?

  16. 16

    How are computers in a WAN connected?

  17. 17

    Why is it important to make regular back-ups of computer data?

  18. 18

    Contact details can be automatically added to email messages. What is this called?

  19. 19

    Your cable modem runs at 10 Mbps. What does this represent?

  20. 20

    Which type of system would you use barcode input?

  21. 21

    Where should you store back up copies of your data?

  22. 22

    Which device is used to enter details of books issued into a library computer system?

  23. 23

    You have a modem and a telephone connection. What else do you need to connect your computer to the Internet?

  24. 24

    Which of these describe a computer program?

  25. 25

    You have installed more memory in your computer. What type of memory is this?

  26. 26

    Which type of computer is used to process large amounts of corporate data?

  27. 27

    Which is the best way of protecting a computer system from unauthorised use?

  28. 28

    Which of these devices can be used to input and output information?

  29. 29

    Which type of system is used to provide information for employees within a company?

  30. 30

    Which of these is an example of an e-commerce activity?

  31. 31

    Computers are much used in supermarkets. Which of these computer based applications will be of MOST use to the managers of the supermarket?

  32. 32

    Which of these applications of computers would store information about which course a student is enrolled on?

  33. 33

    Which of these is always an advantage of buying goods online?

  34. 34

    Which is a ‘laptop’ or a ‘notebook’?

  35. 35

    Which is the main factor in the growth of the ‘Information Society’?

  36. 36

    Which device would you use to draw shapes on the screen?

  37. 37

    Which of these tasks is a function of the operating system?

  38. 38

    Why is it important that you have adequate lighting when using a computer?

  39. 39

    Which of these is an input device?

  40. 40

    Most computers are operating using icons and a mouse. What is this system called?

  41. 41

    Which is most likely to happen after a power cut?

  42. 42

    Which of the following devices is used to control the software in a games programme?

  43. 43

    Which of the following devices sends information from the user to the computer?

  44. 44

    The computers in your office are connected together so staff can share files and printers.

  45. 45

    A Library has a database of all its books. There are over 100,000 books and each record has Title, Author, Publisher, ISBN, date and description. What storage amount is required for the database?

  46. 46

    Which of the following NOT a permanent storage medium?

  47. 47

    Poor postures at the computer can cause backache and other problems. Which is the best way of avoiding these problems?

  48. 48

    Which of the following is the MAIN advantage of a network system?

  49. 49

    Which type of software controls the allocation of resources in the computer?

  50. 50

    A shareware program is best described as....

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