ICT IGSCE

Topics: Computer, Input device, Question Pages: 20 (2052 words) Published: October 28, 2014
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Edexcel IGCSE

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Communication Technology
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Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

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SECTION A
Answer ALL questions.
For each question, choose an answer A, B, C or D and put a cross in the box . Mark only one answer for each question. If you change your mind about an answer, put a line through the box and then mark your new answer with a cross . 1 Which one of these is an input device?

A

A data projector

B

A monitor

C

A graphics tablet

D

A speaker
(Total for Question 1 = 1 mark)

2 Which device would be used to produce a hard copy of an email? A

A sensor

B

A printer

C

A webcam

D

A scanner
(Total for Question 2 = 1 mark)

3 Computer files can be stored in a:
A

table

B

record

C

folder

D

field.
(Total for Question 3 = 1 mark)

4 The type of software used to produce and run a slide show is: A

desktop publishing

B

presentation

C

graphics

D

framing.
(Total for Question 4 = 1 mark)

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5 Writing an email when not connected to the internet is known as: A working online
B

forwarding

C

working offline

D copying.
(Total for Question 5 = 1 mark)
6 Which one of these would hold the largest amount of data?
A A terabyte
B

A megabyte

C

A maxibyte

D A kilobyte
(Total for Question 6 = 1 mark)
7 Devices connecting to a network must have a(n):
A USB cable
B

IP address

C

sound card

D backup device.
(Total for Question 7 = 1 mark)
8 Some membership cards can be read electronically.
Where on the card is the electronic data stored?
A Magnetic stripe
B

Name printed on the card

C

Number printed on the card

D Signature strip
(Total for Question 8 = 1 mark)

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9 Which one of these is not a method used to improve data security? A

Backup

B

Spellchecking

C

Encryption

D

Password protection
(Total for Question 9 = 1 mark)

10 Traffic light systems are used to help traffic flow freely. What type of software is used in a traffic light system?
A

Management software

B

System software

C

Control software

D

Communication software
(Total for Question 10 = 1 mark)

11 Operating systems that allow users to run more than one program at a time are known as:
A

multi-tasking

B

multi-user

C

networking

D

utility programs.
(Total for Question 11 = 1 mark)

12 Fingerprint scanners are used to identify individuals.
The term used to describe this type of scanner is:
A

ergonomic

B

optical

C

digital

D

biometric.
(Total for Question 12 = 1 mark)

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13 Many people buy goods over the internet.
Which one of these statements is accurate?
A All goods bought over the internet are cheaper than those sold in shops. B

The sale of goods over the internet is well regulated.

C

It is possible to compare prices before buying goods over the internet.

D Images of goods displayed on the internet are always accurate. (Total for...
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