Final Exam 2018-19

The Final Exam will be 100 questions taken from these 141.  It will be given on Scantron on Wednesday Jan 9 (Fri Jan 11 if snow cancels 1/9).  Questions involving binary and hexadecimal conversion, hex colors and ASCII codes may have different values.  Scrap paper will be available.

If you find an incorrect answer here, you'll get a bonus point and everyone will be given that answer on the test.

1 ) Which port is quickest for transferring images from a digital camera?

serial
parallel
USB
infrared

2 ) Which of these graphics files would be the largest file (uncompressed)?

.gif
.jpg
.png
.bmp

3 ) Which is the fastest wireless connection?

infrared
WiFi (802.11n)
4G phone service
3G phone service

4 ) In "http://ihahs.com/activity/care.htm", ihahs.com indicates

protocol
file name
server (or domain name)
directory (or folder)

5 ) Which of these media holds the most data?

CD disk
Floppy disk
Blu-Ray disk
DVD disk

6 ) Apple - to enter Recovery mode on MacBook Pro

press T as laptop starts
disconnect the battery
hold command and R (or Option key) as laptop starts
reseat the RAM

7 ) When a device in "onboard", it means that the device

is integrated into the motherboard.
maybe placed anywhere near the computer.
a card is installed in a slot.
sits on top of the computer.

8 ) The Internet protocol used to initiate an email connection is

email:
outlook:
mailto:
ftp:

9 ) What does RAM stand for?

Read Always Memory
Random Access Memory
Remote Access Memory
Read Access Machine

10 ) ) MS - Unit will not connect wirelessly to any network.

Wireless adapter is defective. Replace.
All other 3 choices are possible.
Wireless on/off switch below keyboard turned off.
Wireless drivers corrupt. Reinstall drivers.

11 ) What decimal number does the binary code 00101010 represent?

255
42
24
219

12 ) A new computer has a processor speed of about

2.2 GB
8 MB
25 Mhz
3 Ghz

13 ) Which IP address belongs to a LAN?

113.100.0.34
207.13.75.111
192.168.100.36
192.168.47

14 ) To check if the network can reach a certain IP address, use

ping
notepad
ipconfig
DHCP

15 ) What does LAN stand for?

Low Access Nodes
Local Area Network
telephone signals traveling on LAND
Level of Audio Noise

16 ) Apple - Memory size, Processor Speed and OS version can be found

by clicking the Apple top left - About this Mac
in System Preferences - Sharing
in System Preferences - General
in the Library folder

17 ) The color represented by #FFFFFF is

white
black
purple
red

18 ) Which of the following is an NOT a domain name extension?

.mil
.edu
.dns
.net

19 ) Which long trapezoidal 'port' has rows of 12 and 13 pins?

serial
parallel
ps/2
monitor

20 ) ) MS - The BIOS battery in Lenovo laptops

will power laptop if main battery is dead.
serves no purpose since year 2000.
keeps track of time when main battery is removed.
powers the wireless card,

21 ) An example of a MAC address is

255.255.255.0
3e:00:ff:13:A4:81
192.168.1.3
wf:qw:1t:64:x7:14

22 ) In "http://ihahs.com/activity/care.htm", activity indicates

folder
server (or domain name)
file name
protocol

23 ) A wired LAN connected usually transmits at

11 mb/s
1000 mb/s
100 mb/s
10 mb/s

24 ) What is the ASCII code for the letter C?

65
3
210
67

25 ) What is the highest number a byte can represent?

8
2
16000000
255

26 ) ) Apple - The latest Mac OS released is called

OS X - Mountain Lion
OS X - Mojave
iOS7
OS X - El Capitan

27 ) Which of the following is a possible IP address ?

213;43;71;13
198.345.293
134.23.56.46.200
121.45.8.253

28 ) Which of the following is NOT a browser?

Adobe Acrobat
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
MS Internet Explorer

29 ) A hexadecimal dump of a text file is 44 41 44. It contains the word

COG
COD
DAD
DOG

30 ) ) Apple - To repair an application that is broken, you can

disconnect from wireless
erase the hard drive
install spyware
delete the plist file in User Library & restart

31 ) On a standard Hard Drive, information is stored using

pits and lands.
magnets.
sounds.
electricity.

32 ) A network using Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 can handle

about 10 devices
over 4 billion devices
about 255 devices
about 16,000 devices

33 ) Many sound cards have 3 mini audio ports. They are for

speakers, microphone and Line-in
ipod, MP3 player, real player
microphone, tape player. CD player
left speaker, right speaker, woofer

34 ) On a CD ROM, information is stored using

pits and lands.
electricity.
magnets.
sound.

35 ) A router is a piece of hardware which can

distribute Internet connections to a LAN.
return a domain's IP address.
read text files.
give GPS directions over Bluetooth

36 ) ) Apple - To find the condition of the Battery on a MacBook Pro

System Preferences - Displays
Click the Apple -About this Mac - System Report
There is no way to check it.
System Preferences - Desktop & Screen Saver

37 ) A mouse port can be either

PS/2 or USB
RAM or ROM .
parallel or serial.
PCI or ISA

38 ) Which of the following is NOT a video file?

.mov
.wmv
.avi
.mid

39 ) What is the standard code for computer text data?

Decimal
Morse
Security
ASCII

40 ) Convert decimal 49 to Hexadecimal?

D9
31
AB
13

41 ) A Gigabit network bandwidth is equivalent to

11 mb/s
100 mb/s
1000 mb/s
10 mb/s

42 ) What two companies make most processors?

Microsoft and Apple
Intel and AMD
PCI and ISA
IBM and Compaq

43 ) Wireshark is a program that

hands out IP addresses.
changes users IP address.
captures and displays network packets.
manages a wireless network.

44 ) What is the largest number a byte can represent?

1024
8
2 GB
255

45 ) Which trapezoidal 'port' has 3 rows of 5 pins?

serial
parallel
ps/2
monitor, video, or SVGA

46 ) In "http://ihahs.com/activity/care.htm", http:// indicates

protocol
server (or domain name)
directory (or folder)
file name

47 ) FTP stands for

Fast Throughput Protocol
File Tracking Procedure
For The Public
File Transfer Protocol

48 ) Which file type is a collection of compressed files?

.fnt
.bmp
.zip
.ppt

49 ) The original internet, ARPANET, started in the

1960's
1880's
1940's
1980's

50 ) Which is not a music file?

.wav
.mp3
.psd
.mid

51 ) ) The Simple Golden Rule to fix most software issues is

Replace the HDD with a bigger HDD
Buy new RAM
Try running the laptop on battery
Restart the computer

52 ) Apple - To repair errors on the Hard Drive, use

System Preferences
Network Utility
Finder
Disk Utility

53 ) A DNS is an Internet Server which

manages Microsoft product sales.
gives advice to webpage creators.
searches for news.
returns the IP address for a given domain.

54 ) ) To fix problems or speed up any browser on any OS

use System Update
boot in Safe Mode
clear your browser's cache (visited webpages)
use the power adapter

55 ) An Internet page which is created in response to a user's input is

a database.
an Active Server Page (.asp).
an .html document.
a LAN.

56 ) Approximately how many bytes can a CD ROM hold?

700 MB
1.6 GB
8 MB - 16 MB
1.4 MB

57 ) Which brown slot is used for fast video cards?

AGP
PCI
USB
ISA

58 ) What number does Hex A5 represent?

105
165
15
69

59 ) When did "Normal People" start using the "Internet"?

1970's
1920's
1990's
1950's

60 ) The interface for newer Hard Drives is

IDE
ISA
AGP
SATA

61 ) Which trapezoidal 'port' has rows of 4 pins and 5 pins?

parallel
monitor
ps/2
serial

62 ) Power Supplies reduce internal voltage to

1.5 volts
3 gigahertz
240 volts
12 volts and 5 volts

63 ) A DHCP Server

hosts a website.
returns the IP address for a given domain name.
manages network print jobs.
gives out IP addresses to devices that request one

64 ) The technology used by TV remote controls is

AirDrop
Infrared
Bluetooth
WiFi

65 ) The color represented by #FF0000 is

blue
green
red
white

66 ) Which of the following ports is the slowest?

firewire
serial
ethernet (network adaptor)
USB

67 ) What does ROM stand for?

Random Octal Machine
Read Only Machine
Read Only Memory
Random Oscillating Memory

68 ) Apple - To force quit an application you can

hold shift-control-power for 10 seconds
press command-option-esc
press option as you turn it on
press T as you turn it on

69 ) Which of the following extensions indicate a font?

.ttf
.xlsx
.txt
.wpd

70 ) ARPANET originally connected to

airline reservation systems.
Motor Vehicle centers.
K-Marts.
computers at military installations.

71 ) A Network hub (as opposed to a switch or router)

sends all traffic out to all connected nodes
connects a LAN and a WAN
selectively distributes network packets
learns which lines connect to certain IP addresses

72 ) Godaddy.com is a business that

manages search engines.
registers domain names.
finances car races.
filters spam.

73 ) ) MS - Windows will not start. Black text saying win32.dll corrupt.

Windows files corrupt. Reimage. Copy docs to new drive
Swap RAM with another machine
Reinstall Microsoft Word.
Replace Keyboard.

74 ) Which of the following is NOT a source of computer input?

scanner
modem
printer
disk drive

75 ) The IP address of the device that leads to the Internet is called a computer's

Default Search Engine
Subnet Mask
Operating System
Router ( or Default Gateway)

76 ) Which of the following is NOT a domain name extension ?

.exe
.gov
.com
.edu

77 ) Approximately, how much does it cost to register a domain name?

$10 / year
Free
$100 / year
$900 / month

78 ) What number does Hex 2C represent?

44
13
12
112

79 ) MS - To delete and reinstall drivers for some devices

use Malware Bytes
use Device Manager (My Computer Properties)
use msconfig
use Windows Update

80 ) What decimal number does the binary code 00000110 represent?

6
255
16
10

81 ) Another name for the Internet address you wish to contact is

LAN
URL
FTP
UNIX

82 ) ) Apple - To view files on a MBP HDD in Target mode

hold shift-control-power for 15 seconds
press T as you turn it on
press option as you turn it on
press control-option-esc

83 ) Approximately how many bytes can a DVD ROM hold?

16,000 bytes
4.7 GB
100 MB
640 MB

84 ) What is true about cookies?

They are viruses.
They are programs that run in the background.
They're text files that help websites identify you
They occupy lots of Hard Drive space.

85 ) Which of the following is not an ISP?

Dish Network
Cablevision
Verizon
Facebook

86 ) Approximately how many bytes make up a gigabyte?

1,000,000,000,000
1,000,000
1,000,000,000
1,000

87 ) Apple - The current network IP address can be found

in System Preferences - Network
hovering over the Wireless icon - top bar
by clicking the Apple top left - About this Mac
written on the back of the MBP case

88 ) Which of the following is NOT a destination for computer output?

disk drive
scanner
printer
modem

89 ) ) MS - Unit shuts off whenever unit is lightly bounced.

Battery may be loose or bad connection on MB
HDD has corrupt files.
BIOS battery set at wrong time.
Laptop is infected with virus.

90 ) The parallel port is usually connected to the

printer
modem
monitor
mouse

91 ) The most important and expensive chip in a computer is

the processor (CPU).
the cache.
RAM.
the BIOS chip.

92 ) Optimum Online provides which type of Broadband service?

cable
T1
FIOS
dial-up

93 ) Which slots are slow, black and outdated?

AGP
ISA
PCI
USB

94 ) Approximately how much voltage comes out of the wall in the US?

12 volts
120 volts
240 volts
10000 volts

95 ) ) MS - To improve response time on a slow HDD

boot in Safe Mode
use Malware Bytes
use Windows Update
run a Disk Defragmenter

96 ) Which of the following extensions indicate an Internet page file?

.htm
.doc
.net
.txt

97 ) ) Apple - Disk Utility can be found in

System Preferences - Sharing
student - Documents
System Preferences - Network
Applications - Utilities

98 ) What does HTML stand for?

Heavy Traffic Mail Locator
Hypertext Mail Labels
Hypertext Markup Language
HyperText Mail Locations

99 ) When a computer is starting up, the first chip to control the computer is

the Hard Drive
the processor
the sound card
the BIOS chip

100 ) ) MS - The latest Windows OS is

DOS
Windows 10
Linux
Windows XP

101 ) The current IP addressing scheme (numerical URL)

consists of 3 bytes separated by periods.
allows for about 65,000 users.
consists of numbers up to 1000.
consists of 4 bytes separated by periods.

102 ) ) MS - To limit what programs start when Windows starts

use Malware Bytes
use Disk Data
use msconfig
use Windows Update

103 ) The 802.11 standard we use that transmits at 300 mb/sec is letter

g
b
ac
n

104 ) How many packets make up an average .htm web page?

15
650
10000
937

105 ) Mini plugs are used for

network connections.
Audio inputs and outputs.
mice and keyboards.
phone connections.

106 ) ) Apple - To boot a MacBookPro from a source other than the HDD

press control-option-esc
hold shift-control-power for 10 seconds
press T as you turn it on
press option as you turn it on

107 ) What does the 2-letter domain name extension usually mean?

country or state in which domain is located
adult content rating
initials of webmaster
file type

108 ) The fast 10 gigabit/sec port on newer Macs is called

Serial
Thunderbolt
ISA
Firewire

109 ) .PDF indicates

an Adobe Acrobat / Preview file.
a Personal Directory File.
a Word Perfect document.
an MS Word document.

110 ) A 4 GB USB drive can hold about

100,000 .mp3 music files
15 .mp3 music files
100 .mp3 music files
800 .mp3 music files

111 ) 29 represented in binary form is

10011011
00011101
00000111
01011110

112 ) Which peripheral device below provides input AND output?

printer
speakers
scanner
network card

113 ) ) Apple - To reset the default voltage of the power module (SMC)

press T as you turn it on
press option as you turn it on
Connect Power. Hold shift-control-option and power for 10 seconds
press command-option-esc

114 ) TCP/IP is the protocol

only used on e-mail.
used on Microsoft Word.
used for most Network and Internet transmissions.
used exclusively by AOL.

115 ) MS - To remove spyware and viruses

use Windows Update
use Disk Data
defragment your HDD
use MalwareBytes

116 ) Which of the following extensions indicate a Powerpoint presentation?

.pow
.exe
.docx
.pptx

117 ) When crimping a network cable, the correct wire order is

wO wG wBl wBr O Bl G Br
wO O wG Bl wBl Gr wBr Br
wO O wG Gr wBl Bl wBr Br
O wG Bl wBl Gr wBr Br wO

118 ) In Windows desktops, a button battery on the motherboard is used to

maintain an internet connection.
keep the computer operating for an extra hour.
maintain date and time in BIOS.
power the speakers.

119 ) ) Apple - If secure websites cannot be accessed in any browser

erase the hard drive
replace the RAM
restart the laptop in Safe Mode
check the time and date of the laptop

120 ) How many IDE devices (HDD,CD,etc) can most older computers support?

1
2
8
4

121 ) In "http://ihahs.com/activity/care.htm", care.htm indicates

server ( or domain name )
directory ( or folder )
file name
protocol

122 ) What fast small rectangular port is used by most external devices?

USB
AGP
PCI
ISA

123 ) Apple - The 2011 MBP does not boot and repeats pattern of 3 beeps

swap HDD with a Loaner
remove the battery and try booting
boot in safe mode
RAM may be loose - reseat the RAM

124 ) Which small round 'port' is used for many keyboards and mice?

parallel
monitor
ps/2
serial

125 ) ) No sound is coming from the speaker. Which will NOT help solve the problem

Check volume control and mute in sound controls.
Plug in a charger instead of using battery.
Produce sounds with application other than iTunes
Try using external headphones or speakers.

126 ) The largest value a byte can contain (in Hexadecimal) is

9F
99
ZZ
FF

127 ) Which is the smallest music file?

.avi
.mid
.mp3
.wav

128 ) 43 MB is roughly the same as

43,000 GB
430 KB
43,000 KB
4,300 TB

129 ) Which of the following extensions indicate an Internet page file?

.docx
.htm
.txt
.net

130 ) Approximately how many bytes does a new standard hard drive hold?

8 MB - 16 MB
640 MB
2 TB
1.4 MB

131 ) The port usually used for http traffic is

21
192.168
80
255

132 ) Which of the following extensions indicate an Excel spreadsheet?

.ppt
.xlsx
.doc
.exe

133 ) What is a spudger?

the connection on a laptop battery
a sponge for cleaning up spills around laptops
a hacker who doesn't care about others
anti-static plastic tool for connecting electronic components

134 ) ) MS - To find what folders contain most of your data

use Disk Data
check Control Panel
defragment your HDD
use Malware Bytes

135 ) Which slot is white and fast?

ISA
AGP
PCI
USB

136 ) The color represented by #8C8C8C is

gray
black
white
blue

137 ) The file extensions .GIF and .JPG indicate

graphic files, usually from the Internet.
Windows system files.
graphic files, usually clip art.
Application files.

138 ) The domain part of a URL can be expressed as

a series of file extensions
just a numerical IP address.
either a domain name or a numerical IP address.
just a domain name.

139 ) What happens when a Flash storage device loses power?

Data is corrupted.
The device is destroyed.
It loses all data.
It retains all data.

140 ) ) Apple - Macbook Pros have no BIOS battery. Therefore

the unit will beep if main battery is dead.
if main battery goes dead, time is reset to the distant past
unit must be reimaged if main battery goes dead.
the main battery cannot be charged in Europe.

141 ) How many bits make up a byte

2
8
256
16