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ADA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

SUBJECT: ICT

END OF YEAR EXAMINATION


FORM: ONE

1. Which of the following is not an


example of filename extension?
a. .exe
b. .docx
c. backup
d. .bat
2. What is the other name of a folder?
a. directory
b. file
c. menu
d. dialogue box
3. Restarting the computers operating
system is called?
a. Cold Booting
b. Warm Booting
c. Booting
d. Restart Booting
4. The part of the taskbar where the
date/time is displayed is the
a. Start button
b. Quick launch buttons
c. Notification Area
d. Date/Time Area
5. A sequence of instructions that the
computer can interpret and execute is
a. A question
b. An order
c. A program
d. A method
6. The location on the hard disk where
deleted files and folders are
temporarily kept is .
a. Recycle bin
b. Delete Area
c. Waste bin
d. Deleted container
7. Which of the following would open
when you right-click?
a. Context menu
b. Start menu
c. All Programs
d. Menu

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8. Which of the following would open


when you click the start button
a. Context menu
b. Start menu
c. All Programs
d. Menu
9. What happens when you delete a file
from the recycle bin?
a. The file is deleted permanently
b. The file is kept in the dust bin
c. The file is restored
d. Nothing happens
10. Which of the following is not a part of
the desktop?
a. taskbar
b. recycle bin
c. wallpaper
d. local disk (c)
11. Right-clicking on the desktop or a
file/folder produces the menu.
a. start
b. pop-up
c. context
d. file
12. A moving design or pattern that
appears on a computer screen when
there has been no input for a given
period of time is a .
a. wallpaper
b. Screen Saver
c. Menu
d. Computer Design
13. Which of the following would help you
turn off the computer?
a. Restart
b. Log Off
c. Switch User
d. Shutdown
14. LED stands for?
a. Liquid Emitting Diode
b. Liquid Enhancing Diode
c. Light Emitting Diode
d. Light Enhancing Diode

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15. Which of the following would help you


close a window?
a.
b.
c.
d.
16. converts AC to DC and supply
the required voltage to all the
components of the system unit.
a. Power cable
b. Power supply unit
c. motherboard
d. hard disk
17. The part of the computer which
performs all logical and mathematical
operations (processing) is the .
a. C.P.U.
b. Motherboard
c. Memory Module
d. CD/DVD Drive
18. A computer hardware which is
outdated or obsolete can be described
as .
a. old
b. legacy
c. outmoded
d. damaged
19. A device that supplies the computer
with electrical power for between 5 and
30 minutes after power outage is a ...
a. USB
b. UPS
c. PSU
d. CPU
20. A single USB port can be connected to
about .. different devices.
a. 172 or more
b. 127 or more
c. 217 or more
d. 1
21. GUI stands for?
a. General User Interface
b. Graphical User Interface

c. Group User Interface


d. Graph User Interface
22. To type numbers on the numeric
keypad, what must be turned on?
a. Num Lock
b. Caps Lock
c. Scroll Lock
d. Shift
23. To type in Upper Case, what must be
turned on?
a. Num Lock
b. Caps Lock
c. Scroll Lock
24. The main storage device in the system
unit where programs and data is
permanently stored is ..
a. Memory Module (RAM)
b. CD/DVD
c. Hard Disk Drive
d. Floppy Disk Drive
25. Depressing the left mouse button in
two quick successions is known as .
a. Left clicking
b. Right clicking
c. Double Clicking
d. Dragging
26. Which of the following ports are
legacy?
a. USB ports
b. Audio Ports
c. PS/2 Ports
d. Ethernet Ports
27. The main circuit board in the system
unit is the ..
a. Motherboard
b. Expansion Card
c. Video Card
d. Case
28. VGA stands for?
a. Video Graphics Array
b. Video Graphics Adapter
c. Video Graphics Agent
d. Video Graphics Arrange
29. A file with the filename extension .doc
is

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a.
b.
c.
d.

An executable file
A text file
A Microsoft Word Document
A Picture file

30. CRT stands for?


a. Cathode Ray Tube
b. Cartode Raid Tube
c. Cathode Raid Tube
d. None of the above
31. A file with the filename extension .exe
is ..
a. An executable file
b. A web page
c. A Microsoft Word Document
d. A Audio file
32. A directory contained in another
directory is a
a. Parent directory
b. Sub-directory
c. Grandfather directory
d. None of the above
33. A folder can contain
a. Files only
b. Other folders only
c. Files and/or other folders
d. None of the above
34. The . are used to control the
temperature of the system unit.
a. Air conditioner
b. thermometer
c. Fan and Heat sink
d. Thermostat
35. During the boot process of a computer
running Windows 7, which of the
following happens immediately after
POST is performed?
a. BIOS is loaded
b. Operating System kernel is
loaded
c. User logs on
d. None of the above
36. Another name for the chasis of the
system unit is the .
a. Box
b. Metal
c. Housing
d. Desk

37. Which of the following would help you


minimize a window?
a.
b.
c.
d.
38. Which of the following would help you
to restore a window?
a.
b.
c.
d.
39. A file with the filename extension .ppt
is ..
a. A program information file
b. An adobe portable document
format file
c. A web page
d. A Microsoft power point
presentation file
40. The most basic input device is the
a. mouse
b. keyboard
c. trackball
d. scanner
41. Which of the following is odd?
a. Hard disk
b. Motherboard
c. Power Supply Unit
d. Monitor
42. BIOS stands for?
a. Basic Input and Output System
b. Basic Input/Output System
c. Basic Input of Output System
d. Basic Input Output System
43. How many buttons has a computer
mouse?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
44. Which of the following is not a type of
computer?
a. Analogue
b. Digital

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c. Supercomputer
d. Hybrid
45. A storage device that can be attached
and removed while the computer is
running is a ..
a. Pen drive
b. Removable storage
c. CD/DVD
d. Diskette
46. What is the function of the RAM
(Random Access Memory)
a. It holds data temporarily for
processing
b. It processes data
c. It inputs data
d. It outputs data
47. How many types of booting do we
have?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
48. Which of the following ports is not a
legacy port?
a. PS/2
b. Serial
c. AGP
d. USB
49. A graphic symbol (usually a simple
picture) that denotes a program or a
command or a data file or a concept in
a graphical user interface is ..
a. A taskbar
b. An icon
c. A wallpaper
d. A gadget
50. A set of behaviours, rules and designs
that affect the look and feel of the
graphical user interface, programs and
files in windows is termed .
a. Widows settings
b. File settings
c. Wallpaper settings
d. None of above
51. Which of the following is not a step in
setting the theme of a computer?
a. Right click the desktop

b. On the context menu that


appears, click Personalize
c. In the right pane, select the
theme of your choice to apply it
d. Click Ok
52. An image that serves as a background
for the computer desktop is a
a. Screen saver
b. wallpaper
c. theme
d. All of above
53. Which of the following is not a step in
adding gadgets to the desktop?
a. Right click the desktop
b. On the context menu that
appears, click Gadgets
c. In the gadgets window, double
click a gadget to add it to the
desktop
d. Click Apply
54. Computers can store information on
several different storage media.
a. True
b. False
c. None of the above
55. The file management software built
into windows operating systems is ..
a. Win zip
b. Internet Explorer
c. Windows Explorer
d. Win Rar
56. Windows Explorer displays the
hierarchical structure of files, folders,
and drives on your computer.
a. True
b. False
c. None of the above
57. Using Windows Explorer, you can
copy, move, rename, and search for
files and folders.
a. True
b. False
c. None of the above
58. Files with the filename extension .mp3
are .. files.
a. Video files
b. Audio files

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c. Web pages
d. Executable files
59. .iso is a filename extension for Disc
Image File used to create a CD or DVD
a. True
b. False

c. None of the above


60. .jpg is a filename extension for image
file (usually a photo)
a. True
b. False
c. None of the above
SECTION B

Answer all:
1. What is a computer?

2marks

b. Name the parts of a desktop computer

3marks

c. Name ten parts of the system unit

5marks

2. a. Define the following terms


i. Gadget

iv.

Folder

ii. Wallpaper

v.

File

iii. Screen Saver

5 marks

b. Define the term filename extension

2 marks

c. Give six examples of filename extensions

3 marks

3. Identify the diagram below and label the parts

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10 marks

4. Identify the diagram below and label the parts

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