General IGCSE ICT Quiz
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Printer, Monitor, Speakers and Headphones are which type of devices?
    answer choices
    Input
    Output
    Software
    Hardware
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What storage loses its data every time the computer is turned off?
    answer choices
    RAM
    ROM
    CPU
    Motherboard
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Where does all of the computer's processing go through?
    answer choices
    CPU
    RAM
    ROM
    MOTHERBOARD
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A scanner is _______.

    answer choices

    input

    output

    storage

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A webcam is _______.

    answer choices

    input

    output

    storage

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. This is the image of a __________ .
    answer choices
    RAM
    ROM
    Keyboard
    Motherboard
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What does RAM stand for?
    answer choices
    Random Accurate Maps
    Really Awesome Memory
    Read Only Memory
    Random Access Memory
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This is a....

    answer choices

    input device

    output device

    storage device

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the purpose of an IP address?

    answer choices

    Allows a connection to the internet

    Modulates and demodulates data

    A identify's a devices location connected to the internet

    Allows two LAN's to connect to each other via cables

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does WLAN stand for?

    answer choices

    Wired Local Arena Name

    Wireless Local Area Network

    Wireless Area Name

    Wired Local Area Network

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An intranet is...

    answer choices

    A public network of networks

    A private network of networks

    A set of web pages available via the internet

    An email system

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is number 3?

    answer choices

    Web browser

    ISP

    Router/Modem

    Hub/ Switch

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What device is used to connect a number of computers together to make a LAN?

    answer choices

    Hub/Switch

    Bridge

    Router/Modem

    Server

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What device is used to connect two LAN's together?

    answer choices

    Hub/Switch

    Bridge

    Router/Modem

    Server

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Complete the diagram by selecting the correct label for number 2

    answer choices

    Bridge

    Hub/Switch

    Internet

    Router

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What piece of hardware is being described?

    Used for phone line connections to internet. Will convert analogue data into digital data.

    answer choices

    Switch

    Bridge

    Router

    Network Interface Card

    Modem

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is this?

    answer choices

    email

    fax

    text message

    social media

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is being described?

    Sending a copy of a paper document over a telephone network.

    answer choices

    Fax

    Video Conferencing

    Email

    Social Media

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Select one advantage of video conferencing over a face to face meeting

    answer choices

    More personal

    Can exchange paper documentation

    Travel time and costs are minimal

    No issue with time differences

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Select one advantage of face to face meetings over video conferencing

    answer choices

    Cost of travel is cheap

    Can exchange paper documentation

    Travel time is minimal

    Only one person can be involved

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Give one advantage using an email to send information

    answer choices

    Can be received and read immediately

    Signatures can be easily included on a signed document

    Changes to an attachment can be easily changed

    There are no misunderstandings in the interpretation of email content

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of computer is this?
    answer choices
    Laptop
    Netbook
    Desktop PC
    Personal Data Assistant (PDA)
  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q. To convert analogue to digital data you will need what?
    answer choices
    ADC
    DIG
    ANA
    DDC
  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q. Is the following an example of measurement or control:
    Maintaining the correct temperature and light conditions in a greenhouse
    answer choices
    Measurement
    Control
  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q. What does MICR do?
    answer choices
    Reads the magnetic ink on cheques
    Reads the marks on a multi-choice test paper
    Read characters on a passport application
    Where you pay for goods
  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q. What does EPOS do?
    answer choices
    Reads the magnetic ink on cheques
    Reads the marks on a multi-choice test paper
    Read characters on a passport application
    Allows you to pay for goods
  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q. Choose the definition for a microprocessor
    answer choices
    A small chip inside a device that is used to control it
    A tracking device that sends out signals of its location
    Buying and selling goods online
    Using a database to track and search for data
  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q. Would the following commands draw the shape given?
    Repeat 2 [Fwd60 Right90]
    Repeat 4 [Fwd30 Right 90]
    answer choices
    Yes 
    No
  • Question 29
    20 seconds
    Q. Voice Over Internet protocol (VOIP) is used for what?
    answer choices
    Video Conferencing
    Creating a web site
    Microprocessor
    Online databases
  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q. Surveys, school records and libraries are examples of what type of applications?
    answer choices
    Data handling appliactions
    Measuring appliactions
    Banking applications
    Expert System appliactions
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