Set 2 - Random IT questions

Question 1 of 20

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Michael and Ryan are members of a team. The team uses an online workspace to work collaboratively to review a previous sports event they took part in.
Give three ways the team could use an online workspace to work collaboratively.

Select one or more of the following:

  • View the same video and leave comments about it

  • Make notes on the same document

  • Use VOIP to discuss the event

Question 2 of 20

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Mitch buys a new HD games console.
State one other piece of equipment he will need to play games in HD.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Controller

  • USB port

  • HDMI cable

  • External hard drive

Question 3 of 20

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Mitch thinks that games consoles are better than PCs for gaming.
State two advantages of using consoles, rather than PCs, for gaming.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Ready made controllers

  • Easier to set up than a PC

  • Cheaper than a PC

  • Can talk with friends while playing

Question 4 of 20

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Modern games consoles are multi-functional devices.
Apart from gaming, give two other uses for games consoles.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Playing online games

  • Social networking

  • Watching films

Question 5 of 20

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State what a cookie does.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Stores information about a persons browsing history

  • It's a text file stored on your computer

  • Stores information about a persons shopping / viewing habbits

Question 6 of 20

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Give two reasons why Gia should consider deleting the cookie from her computer.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Free up storage space

  • Stop targetted adverts

  • Stop websites automatically launching

  • Stop targetted emails

Question 7 of 20

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State the name of the © symbol.

Select one of the following:

  • Copyprotect

  • Copyright

  • Creative Commons

Question 8 of 20

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Michael has a blog. He uses a search engine to find an image for his blog.
Explain Michael's legal responsibilities when using images.

Select one or more of the following:

  • He can only use an image if he has the owner's signature

  • He can only use an image if he has the owner's permission

  • He can only use if it is clip art

  • He can use it if it has a Creative Commons licence

Question 9 of 20

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Mitch enjoys playing computer games.
Mitch asks Lee to copy a game for him.
State why Lee must not do this.

Select one or more of the following:

  • It is illegal to play a game on another device

  • It is illegal to copy software

  • It might damage Lee's device if he does

Question 10 of 20

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Many gaming companies allow users to download games straight to their console.
Give one advantage to the company of allowing this.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Saves money

  • Saves the planet

  • Saves money because they don't have to produce so many CDs/DVDs and on distributing the game

Question 11 of 20

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Explain two environmental benefits of downloading games rather than buying them on disk.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Carbon footprint will be reduced as less power / fewer resources used.

  • Less packaging means fewer resources are used & less waste produced

  • Saves time

  • The consoles are smaller so less plastic used to make them

Question 12 of 20

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Stevie has found a site that is offering free downloads of all the latest chart songs.
Stevie should not download songs from this site because:

Select one or more of the following:

  • The songs take too long to download

  • It is likely to be illegal

  • There is a high risk of downloading a virus

  • The site requires a log in

Question 13 of 20

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State two possible drawbacks of downloading from this site.

Select one or more of the following:

  • He may not be downloading the track he wants

  • He may also download malware

  • He may get charged after all

Question 14 of 20

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Stevie needs to protect his computer from unsafe downloads.
State one way he can do this.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Don't go on to sites he doesn't know

  • Turn off his computer when he is not using it

  • Install anti-virus software & update it regularly

Question 15 of 20

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Stevie logs into a site to buy some music. He sees a symbol of a padlock in his browser address bar.
What does this symbol mean?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The website is locked and cannot be used

  • It is not safe to use the website

  • Data on the site is encrypted

  • There might be a virus on the website

Question 16 of 20

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State two other ways that browsers display security information.

Select one or more of the following:

  • The address bar has a green section in it

  • The web address starts with https://

  • A message is displayed at the top of the web site

  • A security certificate automatically downloads on to your computer

Question 17 of 20

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Give two reasons for using images as buttons in a child's e-book.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Children might not be able to read text on the buttons

  • Provides a visual clue

  • Provide a visual clue as to the function

Question 18 of 20

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Katherine wants to make the pages of her children's e-book consistent.
State three ways in which she can do this.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Use consistent navigational features (buttons and other links in the same place)

  • Use same font throughout

  • Use a computer to make it

  • Use a template

Question 19 of 20

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Katherine uses text and images in the e-book.
Give three other multimedia elements she could use.

Select one or more of the following:

  • HD images

  • Narration

  • Video

  • Rollover buttons

Question 20 of 20

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Any High is a secondary school with over 1000 students age 11–19. It makes extensive use of ICT for teaching and learning, as well as administration.
The school has bought some wireless e-book readers.
Jenny streams videos to her e-book reader. Sometimes the videos do not play smoothly.
Give two possible reasons for this.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Slow internet connection

  • Low bandwidth

  • Not enough storage on the server

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