Information and Communications Technology ICT BECE 2014

45 minutes
Answer all questions

  1. The part of the computer which displays information to the user in soft copy format is the
    (A) monitor
    (B) printer
    (C) processor
    (D) scanner
  2. The sharpness of an image on a monitor screen is determined by the number of
    (A) inches
    (B) pits
    (C) pixels
    (D) units
  3. Which of the following can be used as an input device and at the same time as an output device?
    (A) Microphone
    (B) Modem
    (C) Printer
    (D) Speaker
  4. The device that uses the magnetic method to store data is
    (A) compact disk
    (B) digital versatile disk
    (C) hard disk
    (D) optical disk
  5. Which of the following devices has the largest storage capacity?
    (A) Compact disk
    (B) Digital versatile disk
    (C) Flash memory
    (D) Hard disk
  6. By default, the drive letter assigned to the hard disk drive is
    (A) A:
    (B) B:
    (C) C:
    (D) D:
  7. Which of the following devices must be turned on first when booting a computer?
    (A) Monitor
    (B) Printer
    (C) Scanner
    (D) System unit
  8. The program that is loaded into the memory when a computer is booted is
    (A) utility program
    (B) operating system
    (C) communication software
    (D) word processing software
  9. To copy a file means to
    (A) cut the file
    (B) delete the file
    (C) remove the file
    (D) make a duplicate of the file
  10. A group of files are stored in a
    (A) folder
    (B) graphic
    (C) text
    (D) word
  11. The area of the task bar that displays small icons of some programs such as the system clock is
    (A) program area
    (B) scroll bar
    (C) start menu
    (D) system tray
  12. Which of the following is a problem to computer users as a result of radiation from the monitor?
    (A) Cardiovascular
    (B) Dizziness
    (C) Eye irritation
    (D) Loss of grip strength
  13. Dragging a folder from one device to a window on another device is equivalent to a
    (A) cut operation
    (B) copy operation
    (C) delete operation
    (D) move operation
  14. Which of the following safety precaution(s) is/are advisable to practice?
    Do not answer or receive calls when charging mobile phones

    II.  Do not overload sockets
    III. Plugging ICT tools in damaged sockets can be allowed sometimes

    (A) I and II only
    (B) I and III only
    (C) II and III only
    (D) I, II and III

  15. A computer program that can copy itself and infect the computer without the permission or knowledge of the user is
    (A) virus
    (B) anti-virus
    (C) window
    (D) word processor
  16. The software that assists students in learning and can also be used to take online examination is
    (A) classroom software
    (B) education software
    (C) entertainment software
    (D) graphic software
  17. ICT tools can be used in all the following areas except
    (A) sharing ideas
    (B) starting cabinetry
    (C) accessing information
    (D) retrieving information
  18. The act of clicking on an object and dragging it to a different location is referred to as
    (A) drop-and-drag
    (B) drag-and-drop
    (C) drop-and-move
    (D) drag-and-paste
  19. When pursuing typing lessons, computer users are excepted to use
    (A) 5 fingers
    (B) 6 fingers
    (C) 8 fingers
    (D) 10 fingers
  20. Which of the following keys is not a function key on the computer keyboard?
    (A) F1
    (B) F2
    (C) F9
    (D) F13

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