Material Content for INTRODUCTION TO ICT RESOURCES January 2015

1. Each question below gives a multiple choice of answers. Choose the most appropriate one and enter in the “OMR” answer sheet supplied with the question paper, following instructions therein. (1x10)

1.1 BIOS is known as _______.

A) Basic input output software

B) Basic input output system

C) Basic input operating system

D) None of the above

1.2 The term LPT is related to

A) Parallel port

B) Serial Port

C) Centronics port

D) USB port

1.3 The computer memory used for temporary storage of data and program is called

A) ROM

B) EPROM

C) RAM

D) Sector

1.4 NERO software is used for

A) Formatting hard drive

B) Connecting Internet

C) Printing

D) Burn CD-ROM

1.5 MBR is located at

A) the first sector of a data storage device that has been partitioned

B) the first sector of a data storage device that has not been partitioned

C) the last sector of a data storage device that has been partitioned

D) any sector other than first and last on a active partition

1.6 RAID Level 0 is used to

A) Combine five hard disks as a single unit

B) Combine external USB drive with the hard disk

C) Combine three hard disks as a single unit

D) Format hard drive with zeros

1.7 Convert digital data to analog and vice versa

A) LAN card

B) Sound card

C) Modem

D) Video card

1.8 Capacity of 3.5” FDD is

A) 1.2 MB

B) 1.5 MB

C) 1.44 MB

D) 1 MB

1.9 An ISP provides internet connectivity via dial-up with

A) router

B) hub

C) switch

D) modem

1.10 Which topology requires a central controller?

A) Bus

B) Ring

C) Star

D) Mesh

2. Each statement below is either TRUE or FALSE. Choose the most appropriate one and ENTER in the “OMR” answer sheet supplied with the question paper, following instructions therein. (1x10)

2.1 On a single hard disk, four primary partitions can be created.

2.2 Cache is an area on disk for temporary storage of information.

2.3 A parallel port allows the transfer of all the bits of a word simultaneously.

2.4 Defrag utility is destructive process.

2.5 A router is a specialized computer that is programmed to interface between different networks.

2.6 Dot Matrix Printer is non-impact type printer.

2.7 A cylinder is a group of tracks with same radius.

2.8 CAT 5 indicates a cabling category.

2.9 FORMAT.EXE command is used to partition a hard drive.

2.10 System Restore revert system changes to previous state.

3. Match words and phrases in column X with the closest related meaning/ word(s)/phrase(s) in column Y. Enter your selection in the “OMR” answer sheet supplied with the question paper, following instructions therein. (1x10)

question option
3.1 Keyboard  A. Hard Drive
3.2 IDE  B. Diode
3.3 LED  C. Compression
3.4 Inkjet  D. Virus
3.5 PKZIP  E. Network
3.6 Trojan  G. Video storage
3.7 LAN  G. Video storage
3.8 Half-duplex  H. Restore deleted file
3.9 DVD  I. Printer
3.10 Recycle Bin  j. PS/2
   K. Operating system
   L. Mouse
   M. BIOS

4. Each statement below has a blank space to fit one of the word(s) or phrase(s) in the list below. Enter your choice in the “OMR” answer sheet supplied with the question paper, following instructions therein. (1x10)

4.1 ________ switches the processor from real-mode to protected mode.

4.2 The ________ checks to see if system is a ‘cold start’ or a ‘warm-start’.

4.3 FDDI is an acronym for the fiber distributed ________ interface.

4.4 ________ is the only file system used with Windows NT that has the ability to provide local security.

4.5 The process of storing documents on the hard disk and then sending them to the printer is called ________.

4.6 ________ is a collection of related information.

4.7 ________ is a logical arrangement of network.

4.8 BIOS software is part of ________.

4.9 ________ is a communications reference model.

4.10 The ________ enables users to enter data or to type commands.

A. ROM BIOS B. NTFS C. Data D. Spooling E. Topology F. File G. Motherboard H. OSI I. Keyboard J. Format K. NTLDR L. Dial M. DPI

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