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BECE 2011 Information and Communication Technology ICT Paper 1

Question 1: The most common means by which date are input into the computer is through the ……………
A. mouse.
B. keyboard.
C. microphone.
D. joystick.

Question 2: Computer devices such as mouse, trackpad and joystick are referred to as …………
A. Output devices
B. Pointing devices
C. Standard device
D. Internal devices

Question 3: The flat panel screen is also known as ………….

Question 4: Which of the following is a storage medium?
A. Mouse
B. Printer
C. Keyboard
D. Flash memory

Question 5: The two components of the personal computer main memory are ……… .
A. RAM and CU
B. RAM and ROM
C. ROM and CU
D. ALU and CU

Question 6: Which of the following devices has the largest storage capacity?
A. Digital versatile disc
B. Compact disk
C. Floppy disk
D. Hard disk

Question 7: The process that starts an operating system when a computer system is turned on is referred to as …………
A. loading
B. Start up
C. booting
D. Shut down

Question 8: Which of the following statements is not true?
A. Remove all removable storage media or device from the system unit when switching on a computer.
B. Shut down a computer system before removing the electric power supply.
C. Random access memory is part of the main memory.
D. The application software must be loaded before an operating system can be loaded when a computer system is switched on.

Question 9: GUI stand for
A. Grand User Interface;
B. General User Interface.
C. Graphic User Interface.
D. Graphical User Interrupt.

Question 10: The software that manages the communication between the hardware and the application software of a computer system is called …………..
A. open office
B. Microsoft office
C. operating system
D. internet

Question 11: Windows organize information on computers using a
A. directory
B. subdirectory
C. folder
D. disk

Question 12: Which of the following are valid folder name?
I. Black/Stars II. Black: Stars
III. Black_ Stars IV. Black stars
A. I and II only
B. II and III only
C. III and IV only
D. II and IV only

Question 13: Use the following information to answer question 13
I. Processing
II. Data
III. Information

The sequence of the stages in the information processing cycle is
A. I, II and III
B. II, III and I
C. II, I and III
D. III, I and II

Question 14: Which of the following is not a safety measure to consider in the ICT environment?
A. Not overloading a socket.
B. Sitting in a correct posture behind the computer
C. Allowing the battery of a laptop to rundown before charging.
D. Avoid plugging computers in damage sockets

Question 15: The legal right to control the production and selling of a book, play, film and software is known as……….
A. Productions right
B. Copyright
C. Trade mark
D. Patent

Question 16: Which of the following can bring enhanced learning experience to the classroom through the use of pictures, videos and sounds?
A. Software application.
B. Multimedia software
C. Learning software.
D. Teaching and learning software.

Question 17: Which of the following is an effect of a loud ringing tone of a mobile phone?
A. Wrist pain.
B. Neck pain.
C. Headache.
D. Hearing impairment.

Question 18: To which of the following activities is ICT useful?
I. Education
II. Farming
III. Medicine
A. I and II only
B. I and III only
C. II and III only
D. I, II and III

Question 19: Which of the following keys are frequently used in our daily typing work on a computer system?
I. Enter key
II. Space Bar
III. Print Screen
IV. Delete Key
A. I, II, III, and IV
B. I, II and III only
C. I, II and IV only
D. II, III and IV only

Question 20: During typing lessons, computer users are supposed to use ………..
A. 5 fingers.
B. 6 fingers
C. 8 fingers
D. 10 fingers

Question 21: The most appropriate finger required to type the letter F on a standard QWERTY computer keyboard is the
A. left middle finger
B. right middle finger
C. left index finger
D. right index finger

Question 22: In the absence of a mouse, which of the following devices could be used to perform its function?
A. Scanner.
B. Webcam.
C. Keyboard.
D. Microphone.

Question 23: In typing a class assignment given by a Ghanaian language teacher using the computer, which of the following application programs will be appropriate to use by the student?
A. spread sheet program.
B. Word processing program.
C. Database program.
D. Graphical program.

Question 24: A key on a keyboard of a computer has two symbols on it, top and down. Which of the following procedures will be appropriate to use to get the top key?
A. Hold down the shift key and press the identified key.
B. Hold the Alt key and press the identified key.
C. Hold down the Ctrl key and press the identified key.
D. Hold down the Del Key and press the identified key.

Question 25: To save a previously saved document under a new name, use the ………….
A. Save command.
B. Rename command.
C. Resave command.
D. Save as command

Question 26: To bold a text in a word processing document, first select the text, then use the shortcut keys ………..
A. Ctrl + B.
B. Shift + B.
C. Alt + B.
D. Insert + B.

Question 27: The symbol B, I, U are commonly used buttons found on the ………..
A. Standard toolbar.
B. Menu bar.
C. Formatting tool bar.
D. Drawing toolbar.

Question 28: Which of the following is not a tool on the drawing toolbar?
A. Arc.
B. Oval.
C. Drop Cap.
D. Lines.

Question 29: Which of the following is not a toolbar?
A. Drawing toolbar.
B. Picture toolbar.
C. Word Art toolbar.
D. Word Wrap toolbar.

Question 30: Lines, block arrows and flowcharts are located on the …………………….
A. Drawing toolbar.
B. Standard toolbar.
C. Formatting toolbar.
D. Menu bar.

Question 31: The default orientation for a word processing document is ………….
A. landscape.
B. portrait.
C. legal.
D. A4.

Question 32: To preview a document before printing is necessary because …………
A. it displays the name of the document.
B. it displays how the document will look like after printing.
C. it displays copy and paste of the document.
D. it formats the document.

Question 33: A computer program that enables users to surf the internet is knows as ……….
A. internet surfer
B. web browser
C. web surfer
D. web navigator

Question 34: A teacher using the internet decided to send an electronic mail to Junior High School Students in Ghana. Which of the following will the teacher use to accomplish his/her mission?
A. Website address
B. Data file address
C. E-mail address.
D. Modem address

Question 35: In e-mail context, what does bcc stands for?
A. Blank Carbon Copy
B. Bulk Carbon Copy
C. Blind Carbon Copy
D. Backup Carbon Copy

Question 36: The worldwide network that makes electronic information available to users is also known as
A. site
B. web
C. browser
D. map

Question 37: Transferring data from a remote computer to a local computer is referred to as ………………….
A. Downloading.
B. Downlinking.
C. Uploading.
D. Uplinking.

Question 38: A tool for locating information on the internet in the ……………
A. universal engine
B. database engine
C. search engine
D. deep web

Question 39: A mathematical calculation in a spreadsheet is called ……….
A. label.
B. Formula.
C. number.
D. Value.

Question 40: Which of the following features in a browser enables users to fetch the latest copy of a web page?
A. Refresh.
B. Forward.
C. Backward.
D. Stop.

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