Information and Communications Technology ICT BECE 2011

45 Minutes

1. The most common means by which data are input into the computer is through the
A. mouse
B. keyboard
C. microphone
D. joystick

2. Computer devices such as mouse, trackpad and joystick are referred to as
A. Output devices
B. Pointing devices
C. Standard devices
D. Internal devices

3. The flat panel screen is also known as

4. Which of the following is a storage medium?
A. Mouse
B. Printer
C. Keyboard
D. Flash memory

5. The two components of the personal computer main memory are
A. RAM and CU
B. RAM and ROM C. ROM and CU
D. ALU and CU

6. Which of the following devices has the largest storage capacity?
A. Digital versatile disc
B. Compact disc
C. Floppy disk
D. Hard disk

7. The process that starts an operating system when a computer system is turned on is referred to as
A. loading
B. start up
C. booting
D. shut down

8. Which of the following statements is not true?
A. Remove all removable storage media or device from the system unit when switching on a computer.
B. Shut down a computer system before removing the electric power supply
C. Random access memory is part of main memory
D. The application software must be loaded before an operating system can be loaded when a computer system is switched on.

9. GUI stands for
A. Grand User Interface
B. General User Interface
C. Graphic User Interface
D. Graphical User Interrupt

10. The software that manages the communication between the hardware and the application software of a computer system is called
A. open office
B. Microsoft office
C. operating system
D. internet

11. Windows organizes information on computers using a
A. directory
B. folder
C. subdirectory
D. disk

12. Which of the following are valid folder names

I. Black/Stars
II. Black : Stars
III. Black_Stars
IV. Black Stars

A. I and II only
B. II and III only
C. III and IV only
D. II and IV only
Use the following information to answer question 13

I. Processing
II. Data
III. Information

13. The sequence of the stages in the information processing cycle is
A. I, II and III
B. II, III and I
C. II, I and III
D. III, I and II

14. Which of the following is not a safety measure to consider in the ICT environment?
A. Not overloading a socket
B. Sitting in a correct posture behind the computer
C. Allowing the battery of a laptop to run-down before charging
D. Avoid plugging computers in damaged sockets

15. The legal right to control the production and selling of a book, play, film and software is known as
A. production right
B. copyright
C. trade mark
D. patent

16. Which of the following can bring enhanced learning experience to the classroom through the use of pictures, videos and sound?
A. Software application
B. Multimedia software
C. Learning software
D. Teaching and learning software

17. Which of the following is an effect of a loud ringing tone of a mobile phone?
A. Wrist pain
B. Neck pain
C. Headache
D. Hearing impairment

18. To which of the following activities is ICT useful?
I. Education
II. Farming
III. Medicine

A. I and II only
B. I and III only
C. II and III only
D. I, II and III

19. Which of the following keys are frequently used in our daily typing work on a computer system?
I. Enter key
II. Space Bar
III. Print Screen
IV. Delete Key

A. I, II, III and IV
B. I, II and III only
C. I, II and IV only
D. II, III and IV only

20. During typing lessons, computer users are supposed to use
A. 5 fingers
B. 6 fingers
C. 8 fingers
D. 10 fingers

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