ICT Key Terms Quiz - Part 1

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Part one of the monster ICT quiz!

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Question 1

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I am a specification for the third generation of mobile communications technology. IT promises increased bandwidth, up to 384 Kbps when a device is stationary or moving at pedestrian speed.
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  • 3G
  • 4G
  • Broadband
  • Dial-up

Question 2

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It is the term used to refer to the next wave of high-speed mobile technologies that will be used to replace current 3G networks.
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  • 4G
  • GPRS
  • 3G

Question 3

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In recent times, Internet Service Providers began to offer 'unlimited bandwidth' meaning you could download as many Gigabytes as you want. I was also put in place to discourage abuse of the system, for example someone downloading video streams for hours on end, thus denying that bandwidth to other customers, would not be deemed '....' and the provider would throttle your bandwidth or even cut you off. What am I?
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  • Hardware
  • Computer Misuse act
  • Acceptable Use Policy

Question 4

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I am a shortened version of a phrase, often taking the first letters. What am I?
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  • Acronym
  • ATM
  • EULA

Question 5

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I am a type of software application that displays adverts of some kind while it is running. Sometimes developers will offer a 'free' version of their software on the condition you have to view adverts, they get paid by the number of people clicking on the ads. Quite often there is also a paid version of the same software that is advert-free. What am I?
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  • Adware
  • Browser
  • Cookies

Question 6

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I am a computer programming term. This is the name given to a "defined set of steps that can be used to complete a task".
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  • Algorithm
  • Bitmap
  • Digital Divide

Question 7

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This is referring to software that can detect the presence of a virus within a computer file and warn you there is a problem. The '.....' may then offer to 'quarantine' the file so it cannot be used to spread the virus. Many packages will also try to remove the virus, but this is not always successful.
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  • Anti-Virus Software
  • Editing a Wiki
  • Identity Theft

Question 8

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I am in a software program which enables you to perform a range of useful tasks. Examples of me are word processing programs, spreadsheet software, databases or graphics packages.
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  • Apps
  • Bluetooth
  • Driver

Question 9

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The ability of a computer to perform tasks such as reasoning and learning that human intelligence is capable of doing.
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  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Multimedia
  • Multi-tasking

Question 10

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I am a machine connected to the bank's computer system.
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  • ATM
  • Data Centre
  • ISP

Question 11

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Most software continues to be developed after the first version comes out. So if you have purchased a later version of the software you can expect to be able to read files created from earlier versions. This is....
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  • Backward Compatible
  • Disk Drive
  • Download

Question 12

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I am the measure of capacity of a communications channel.
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  • Bandwidth
  • Broadband
  • GIF

Question 13

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People who are not directly involved with the email but they need to see it for information purposes
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  • BCC
  • CC
  • Open Source

Question 14

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I am carried out when the code is nearly ready but it requires lots of users to try it out to see if there are any problems.
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  • Beta Testing
  • Flash Memory
  • Shareware

Question 15

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I am an acronym for basic input output system. The '...' runs as part of the start up sequence when you switch on your computer. The '....' contains all the code required to control the hardware e.g. keyboard, monitor, mouse.
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  • BIOS
  • IMAP4
  • POP3

Question 16

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I am a image made up of a large number of dots or pixels which look like a picture as long as you are sitting a reasonable distance away from the screen. As soon as you zoom in close or enlarge the image, you will see the individual pixels.
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  • Bitmap
  • Hardware
  • Phishing

Question 17

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I am a website that is used like a diary. Many people create me and then write regularly about things they have been doing or events which have taken place.
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  • Blog
  • Social Networking
  • Editing a Wiki

Question 18

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I am the name given to a radio technology which allows signals to be transmitted wirelessly over short distances between telephones, computers and devices.
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  • Bluetooth
  • Chip and Pin
  • Gateway

Question 19

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I usually refer to logic. The most common statement in logic are AND, OR, NOT. A '....' search combines key words together using logic statements to link them together.
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  • Boolean
  • Search Engine
  • Instant Messaging

Question 20

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I come from the words 'broad bandwidth'. This term is applied to networks which can carry multiple channels of data. Each channel can carry a different signal e.g. moving images, sound or text.
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  • Broadband
  • Web Host
  • Web Server