BECE 2013 ICT – Paper One

1. The flat panel screen is also known as
A. CRT
B. LCD
C. OCR
D. VCD

B. LCD

 

2. The device that the computer uses to keep data is
A. input device
B. output device
C. processing device
D. storage device

D. storage device

 

3. The first key on the computer keyboard is
A. Caps Lock
B. Delete
C. Enter
D. Esc

D. Esc

 

4. In which of the following are the storage devices arranged on the basis of lowest to the highest capacity?
A. CD, DVD, Floppy Disk and Hard Disk
B. Floppy Disk, Hard Disk, DVD and CD
C. Floppy Disk, CD, DVD and Hard Disk
D. Floppy Disk, DVD, CD and Hard Disk

C. Floppy Disk, CD, DVD and Hard Disk

 

5. A pen drive
A. inputs information
B. puts out information
C. retrieves information
D. stores information

D. stores information

 

6. The main storage medium within the system unit of the computer is the
A. CD-ROM
B. FDD
C. HDD
D. USB

C. HDD

 

7. To boot a computer is the same as to
A. shut down the computer
B. restart the computer
C. start the computer
D. stop the computer

C. start the computer

 

8. On which bar is the system clock located?
A. Menu bar
B. Scrollbar
C. Task bar
D. Toolbar

C. Task bar

 

9. The command button used to exit windows application is the
A. close button
B. maximize button
C. minimize button
D. restore button

A. close button

 

10. An example of an operating system is
A. CALC
B. DISK
C. DOS
D. WORD

C. DOS

 

11. To copy a file means to
A. cut the file from the desktop
B. delete the file into recycle bin
C. make a duplicate of the file
D. remove the file from a folder

C. make a duplicate of the file

 

12. Programs that perform specific task for users are refered to as
A. application software
B. computer software
C. operating software
D. system software

A. application software

 

13. A group of files are stored in a
A. folder
B. graphic
C. text
D. word

A. folder

 

14. The operation whereby the computer manipulates data to produce information is known as
A. capturing
B. processing
C. recording
D. retrieving

B. processing

 

15. Which of the following components emits radiation?
A. Hard disk
B. Keyboard
C. Mobile phone
D. Speaker

C. Mobile phone

 

16. The legal right that does not allow people to copy intellectual property without the permission of the original owner is called
A. copyright
B. freeware
C. piracy
D. privacy

A. copyright

 

17. Software that presents lessons in a movie-like manner is referred to as
A. multiplicity
B. multimedia
C. multipurpose
D. multitasking

B. multimedia

 

18. The symbos B, I, U are commonly used buttons found on the
A. drawing toolbar
B. formatting toolbar
C. menu toolbar
D. standard toolbar

B. formatting toolbar

 

19. Right-clicking a mouse on an open window
A. creates a new document
B. opens a file menu
C. opens a new window
D. opens a context menu if available

D. opens a context menu if available

 

20. Which of the following computer keyboard keys is used to delete characters from left to right on-screen?
A. Alternate
B. Backspace
C. Delete
D. shift

C. Delete

 

21. Which of the following computer keys allows the user to type upper case letters?
A. Alternate key
B. Control key
C. Caps Lock key
D. Num Lock key

C. Caps Lock key

 

22. Which of the following keys is used for multiple selection of texts that are not continuous?
A. Alt
B. Ctrl
C. Del
D. Shift

B. Ctrl

 

23. When a user clicks within a selected text by holding down the left mouse button, and then transfers the cursor to a different location within the same document, the text will be
A. cut
B. moved
C. copied
D. deleted

B. moved

 

24. Which of the following menu titles contains the bullets and numbering command?
A. Edit menu
B. File menu
C. Format menu
D. Insert menu

C. Format menu

 

25. In order to apply bold formatting to a section of existing text, the user must first
A. click on the formatting button
B. click the shortcut mouse button
C. save the document
D. select the section to be formatted

D. select the section to be formatted

 

26. The save command is found under which of the following menu buttons?
A. Edit
B. File
C. Insert
D. Tools

B. File

 

27. Which of the following command buttons is found on the standard toolbar?
A. Bold
B. Bullets
C. Redo
D. Undo

D. Undo

 

28. When a text automatically moves to the next line at the end of a margin in a word processing program, it is referred to as
A. text wrap
B. word wrap
C. text movement
D. word movement

B. word wrap

 

29. Which of the following is a tool on the drawing toolbar?
A. Arrows
B. Change Case
C. Drop Cap
D. Text Direction

A. Arrows

 

30. A rectangle can be drawn in word processing application using the
A. Arrow
B. Circle
C. Oval
D. Square

D. Square

 

31. The device which is used to produce hard copies from personal computers in schools is
A. photocopier
B. monitor
C. printer
D. scanner

C. printer

 

32. A computer program that enables users to surf the internet is known as
A. internet explorer
B. navigator
C. web browser
D. internet surfer

C. web browser

 

33. Word processing is used mainly by
A. accountants
B. artists
C. engineers
D. secretaries

D. secretaries

 

34. Which of the following devices will enable users to get access to the internet connection?
A. keyboard
B. Modem
C. Projector
D. Scanner

B. Modem

 

35. Transferring data from a remote computer to local computer is referred to as
A. download
B. linkdown
C. upload
D. linkup

A. download

 

36. Specialized programs that assist users to locate information on the internet are called
A. agents
B. internet browsers
C. search engines
D. web

C. search engines

 

37. Which of the following refers to unsolicited e-mails in the form of advertising and chain letters?
A. Flaming
B. Inbox
C. Spam
D. Trash

C. Spam

 

38. The software responsible for the management of the basic operations of the computer is the
A. application program
B. device drivers
C. operating system
D. utility program

C. operating system

 

39. On which of the following toolbars is the print preview button located?
A. Drawing
B. Formatting
C. Header and Footer
D. Standard

D. Standard

 

40. The intersection of the 8th row and the 7th column in a spreadsheet application will have the cell reference
A. 8G
B. G8
C. 7H
D. H7

B. G8