Why would you use a folder structure to save your files?
It makes finding files easier and is tidy
It isn't always that important as long as you can remember what your files are called
You have been asked to work together on a poster with a person from another branch of the company. Using the Internet, what methods could you use to share the document?
Store files online
Use web-based software like Google Apps to allow everyone to work together at the same time
Use email to send files to each other
None of the above, it is not possible
When you work with other people via the Internet the risk of viruses can be a problem.
What can you do to minimise the risk of computer viruses?
Install anti-virus software and update it regularly
Treat unknown email attachments with caution
Do not open email attachments
Install anti-virus software once but there is no need to update it as this can prove expensive
You need to make back-up copies of important files to avoid losing information.
If a file is sent to you by a person you do not know, open it as soon as possible to see what it is before deleting it.
If the date was wrong on your computer, can you change it and, if so, what would you do?
No you can't change it
Yes you can change it. Click on the clock and choose 'Change Date and Time Settings'
It important to back up files to somewhere other than your computer.
If an email is sent to you containing someone’s personal information, why is it wrong to forward it to other people?
It isn't wrong, once information is in an email it becomes general information
You need to consider the information before forwarding it on to others in case it is personal or sensitive and may also be covered by Data Protection laws
If you were making a PowerPoint presentation about wild animals what would you need to do to make it more appealing to children?
Use simple text and short sentences
All of the above
None of the above, it doesn't really make that much difference
What digital content can be stored on an iPod?
How could you send an email to a group of people keeping each person in the group’s email address private?
You can't do this
Send the email to each person individually
What effects would the Trojan horse have on your computer?
Slows down the computer, allows or causes pop-ups, it can copy key strokes and steal passwords.
None really. These aren't actually that serious.
If a USB memory stick had been infected with a virus, could you make it safe to use again?
No, you would need to throw it away
Yes, copy all the files onto a PC or another USB stick
Yes, run anti-virus software on the USB stick to clean the virus
What happens when you right click on the mouse?
Copy and Paste become available
A short, relevant menu, appears
Choose the input devices.
Which of the following is a file extension?
A Mail Merge is a function in Word which allows you to use the same information, such as a letter, to send to many different addresses.
You can use any picture you find on the internet for anything you want.
When looking at information on the Internet, it important to think who has written it and if the information you are reading is correct.
It a good idea to store confidential information on a memory stick.
Which of the following is a website address (URL)?
If your emails aren't being sent or you can't access the internet you need to check the network settings on your computer.
Choose the output devices.
It is important to defragment your hard disk from time to time.
Which one of the following passwords is the strongest?
What is a firewall used for?
To clear internet history
To block unwanted downloads
To change screen resolution
To make the computer run faster
Which one of the following could a scanner be used for?
To take a photograph of someone
To create a digital copy of a document (picture, text, photo etc.)
To correct formulas and functions
To record a piece of electronic music
Which one of the following is the symbol for a wild card search?