BECE 2011 ICT Past Question Paper One


The most common means by which data are input into the computer is through the

  • A: mouse
  • B: keyboard
  • C: microphone
  • D: joystick

Computer devices such as mouse, trackpad and joystick are referred to as

  • A: Output devices
  • B: Pointing devices
  • C: Standard devices
  • D: Internal devices

The flat panel screen is also known as

  • A: LCD
  • B: VCD
  • C: CRT
  • D: OCR

Which of the following is a storage medium?

  • A: Mouse
  • B: Printer
  • C: Keyboard
  • D: Flash memory

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

Which of the following devices has the largest storage capacity?

  • A: Digital Versatile Disc
  • B: Compact Disc
  • C: Floppy disk
  • D: Hard Disk

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

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 main memory
  • D: The application software must be loaded before an operating system can be loaded when a computer system is switched on.

GUI stands for

  • A: Grand User Interface
  • B: General User Interface
  • C: Graphic User Interface
  • D: Graphical User Interrupt

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

Windows organizes information on computers using a

  • A: Directory
  • B: folder
  • C: subdirectory
  • D: disk

Which of the following are valid folder names 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

Use the following information to answer Question


I.Processing II. Data III. Information 13. 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

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 run-down before charging
  • D: Avoid plugging computers in damaged sockets

The legal right to control the production and selling of a book, play, film and software is known as

  • A: Production right
  • B: Copyright
  • C: Trade mark
  • D: Patent

Which of the following can bring enhanced learning experience to the classroom through the use of pictures, videos and sound?

  • A: Software application
  • B: Multimedia software
  • C: Learning software
  • D: Teaching and learning software

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

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

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

During typing lessons, computer users are supposed to use

  • A: 5 fingers
  • B: 6 fingers
  • C: 8 fingers
  • D: 10 fingers

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

In the absence of a mouse, which of the following devices could be used to perform its functions?

  • A: Scanner
  • B: Webcam
  • C: Keyboard
  • D: Microphone

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

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
  • B: Hold down 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

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

To bold a text in a word processing environment, first select the text, then use the shortcut keys

  • A: Ctrl + B
  • B: Shift + B
  • C: Alt + B
  • D: Insert + B

The symbols B, I, U are commonly used buttons found on the

  • A: standard toolbar
  • B: menu bar
  • C: formatting toolbar
  • D: drawing toolbar

Which of the following is not a tool on the drawing toolbar?

  • A: Arc
  • B: Oval
  • C: Drop cap
  • D: Lines

Which of the following is not a toolbar?

  • A: Drawing toolbar
  • B: Picture toolbar
  • C: Word Art toolbar
  • D: Word Wrap toolbar

Lines, block arrows and flowcharts are located on the

  • A: drawing toolbar
  • B: standard toolbar
  • C: formatting toolbar
  • D: menu bar

The default orientation for a word processing document is

  • A: landscape
  • B: portrait
  • C: legal
  • D: A4

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

A computer program that enables users to surf the internet is known as

  • A: internet surfer
  • B: internet browser
  • C: web surfer
  • D: web navigator

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: Modern address

In e-mail context, what does bcc stand for?

  • A: Blank carbon copy
  • B: Bulk carbon copy
  • C: Blind carbon copy
  • D: Backup carbon copy

The worldwide network that makes electronic information available to users is also known as

  • A: Site
  • B: Web
  • C: Browser
  • D: Map

Transferring data from a remote computer to a local computer is referred to as

  • A: downloading
  • B: downlinking
  • C: uploading
  • D: uplinking

A tool for locating information on the internet is the

  • A: universal engine
  • B: database engine
  • C: search engine
  • D: deep web

A mathematical calculation in a spreadsheet is called

  • A: label
  • B: formula
  • C: number
  • D: value

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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