BECE 2012 ICT Past Question Paper One

1

The device that converts computer output into displayed images is the

  • A: hard disk
  • B: monitor
  • C: printer
  • D: processor
2

The least number of input devices that a computer system can have is

  • A: 1
  • B: 2
  • C: 3
  • D: 4
3

Which of the following devices has the largest storage capacity

  • A: Compact disc
  • B: Digital versatile disc
  • C: Floppy disk
  • D: Hard disk
4

The device used to ensure a constant flow of power supply to a computer system is the

  • A: Stabilizer
  • B: Step-down transformer
  • C: Step-up transformer
  • D: Uninterruptible power supply
5

The total number of command buttons on the title bar of an opened word processing window is

  • A: 2
  • B: 3
  • C: 5
  • D: 6
6

Processed or transformed facts which are meaningful to the user is called

  • A: Data
  • B: Information
  • C: Input
  • D: Output
7

The following are possible health hazards of prolonged use of the computer system except

  • A: back and neck pains
  • B: eye strain
  • C: tuberculosis
  • D: wrist pains
8

Which key on the keyboard is used to erase characters from right to left in word processing application?

  • A: Backspace
  • B: Delete
  • C: Insert
  • D: Pause
9

The key on the QWERTY keyboard used to produce alphabetic upper case letters is

  • A: Caps lock
  • B: Home
  • C: Num Lock
  • D: Tab
10

Given sizes and designs of letters, numbers and symbols that are displayed in a word processing document are referred to as

  • A: Align
  • B: Bullet
  • C: Font
  • D: Indent
11

Which of the following is a tool on the drawing toolbar of a word processing program?

  • A: Align
  • B: Bold
  • C: View
  • D: Oval
12

When an image is copied, it first goes to the

  • A: Clip art
  • B: Clip board
  • C: My document
  • D: Recycle bin
13

To press the letter J, which finger is appropriate to use on a QWERTY keyboard?

  • A: Left index finger
  • B: Left middle finger
  • C: Right index finger
  • D: Right middle finger
14

The internet is a

  • A: global network of computers
  • B: government agency that links computers
  • C: software for designing programs
  • D: special network of computers in an office
15

The computer equivalence of a sheet of paper divided into rows and columns in the office suite is called

  • A: Database
  • B: Electronic sheet
  • C: Spreadsheet
  • D: Word processor
16

The temporary working memory of a computer system is the

  • A: arithmetic logic unit
  • B: flash memory
  • C: random access memory
  • D: read only memory
17

The software responsible for the management of the basic operations of the computer is the

  • A: application program
  • B: device drivers
  • C: operating system
  • D: utility program
18

The bar on the desktop which displays opened applications and other icons is referred to as

  • A: scroll bar
  • B: taskbar
  • C: title bar
  • D: toolbar
19

The act of pressing a computer mouse button twice quickly without moving the mouse is termed

  • A: double clicking
  • B: right clicking
  • C: single clicking
  • D: normal clicking
20

The following are good practices in the computing environment except

  • A: copyrighting of software
  • B: designing of cards
  • C: networking of computers
  • D: pirating of software
21

Which of the following software can be used to enhance teaching and learning through the use of pictures, video and sound?

  • A: Multimedia software
  • B: Network software
  • C: Programming software
  • D: Utility software
22

The total number of keys on a standard QWERTY keyboard is

  • A: 96
  • B: 104
  • C: 108
  • D: 116
23

Which of the following is a valid folder name?

  • A: Black/Stars
  • B: Black_Stars
  • C: Black:Stars
  • D: Black*
24

A program on the computer which enables users to type letters to friends is the

  • A: Browser
  • B: Spreadsheet
  • C: Utility
  • D: Word processor
25

The command that enables the user to save a previously saved document under a new name is

  • A: new
  • B: rename
  • C: save
  • D: save as
26

The standard toolbar contains buttons that

  • A: close and resize windows
  • B: control page margins and tabs
  • C: perform the most common tasks
  • D: help users to navigate through the document
27

To see exactly how the pages of a current document will appear when printed, the command given is the

  • A: page setup command
  • B: print command
  • C: print preview command
  • D: view command
28

A tool for locating information on the internet is the

  • A: database engine
  • B: internet browser
  • C: search engine
  • D: web browser
29

An entity in a file system which contains a group of files is called a

  • A: cabinet
  • B: container
  • C: document
  • D: folder
30

The creation of a copy of data on a computer system for safe keeping externally is referred to as

  • A: data backup
  • B: data entry
  • C: data filtering
  • D: data restoration
31

The letter that normally represents the floppy disk in an operating system is

  • A: A
  • B: C
  • C: D
  • D: E
32

Recycle bin or trash bin contains deleted files and folders from the

  • A: floppy disk
  • B: flash disk
  • C: hard disk
  • D: zip disk
33

Keys on a computer keyboard which are used to move the cursor in a specified direction are called

  • A: arrow keys
  • B: function keys
  • C: shift keys
  • D: special purpose keys
34

To underline a selected text in a word processing program, the keys used are

  • A: Ctrl + U
  • B: Shift + U
  • C: Alt + U
  • D: Del + U
35

Double clicking on a word in a word processing program selects the

  • A: document
  • B: paragraph
  • C: sentence
  • D: word
36

All of the following are reasons for using ICT in education except

  • A: forcing students to learn at others’ pace
  • B: increasing learner motivation and engagement
  • C: facilitating the acquisition of basic skills in subject areas
  • D: enhancing teaching through the use of presentation software
37

In word processing program, lines, block arrows and flow charts are found on which of the following toolbars?

  • A: Drawing
  • B: Formatting
  • C: Picture
  • D: Standard
38

Which program icon on the desktop leads to the disk drives

  • A: Internet Explorer
  • B: My Computer
  • C: My Document
  • D: My Network Places
39

Which of the following terms refers to unsolicited emails in the form of advertising or chain letters?

  • A: Compose
  • B: Inbox
  • C: Spam
  • D: Trash
40

A computer virus is capable of

  • A: enhancing the contents of a file
  • B: maintaining the computer system
  • C: making the work of the computer easy
  • D: slowing down the computer system performance

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