BECE 2013 ICT Past Question Paper One


The flat panel screen is also known as

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

The device that the computer uses to keep data is

  • A: input device
  • B: output device
  • C: processing device
  • D: storage device

The first key on the computer keyboard is

  • A: Caps Lock
  • B: Delete
  • C: Enter
  • D: Esc

In which of the following are the storage devices arranged on the basis of lowest to the highest capacity?

  • A: CD, DVD, Floppy Disk and Hard Disk
  • B: Floppy Disk, Hard Disk, DVD and CD
  • C: Floppy Disk, CD, DVD and Hard Disk
  • D: Floppy Disk, DVD, CD and Hard Disk

A pen drive

  • A: inputs information
  • B: puts out information
  • C: retrieves information
  • D: stores information

The main storage medium within the system unit of the computer is the

  • A: CD-ROM
  • B: FDD
  • C: HDD
  • D: USB

To boot a computer is the same as to

  • A: shut down the computer
  • B: restart the computer
  • C: start the computer
  • D: stop the computer

On which bar is the system clock located?

  • A: Menu bar
  • B: Scroll bar
  • C: Task bar
  • D: Tollbar

The command button used to exit windows application is the

  • A: close button
  • B: maximize button
  • C: minimize button
  • D: restore button

An example of an operating system is

  • A: CALC
  • B: DISK
  • C: DOS
  • D: WORD

To copy a file means to

  • A: cut the file from the desktop
  • B: delete the file into recycle bin
  • C: make a duplicate of the file
  • D: remove the file from a folder

Programs that perform specific task for users are referred to as

  • A: application software
  • B: computer software
  • C: operating software
  • D: system software

A group of files are stored in a

  • A: folder
  • B: graphic
  • C: text
  • D: word

The operation whereby the computer manipulates data to produce information is known as

  • A: capturing
  • B: processing
  • C: recording
  • D: retrieving

Which of the following components emits radiation?

  • A: Hard disk
  • B: Keyboard
  • C: Mobile phone
  • D: Speaker

The legal right that does not allow people to copy intellectual property without the permission of the original owner is called

  • A: copyright
  • B: freeware
  • C: piracy
  • D: privacy

Software that presents lessons in a movie-like manner is referred to as

  • A: multiplicity
  • B: multimedia
  • C: multipurpose
  • D: multitasking

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

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

Right-clicking a mouse on an open window

  • A: creates a new document
  • B: opens a file menu
  • C: opens a new window
  • D: opens a context menu if available

Which of the following computer keyboard keys is used to delete characters from left to right on-screen?

  • A: Alternate
  • B: Backspace
  • C: Delete
  • D: Shift

Which of the following computer keys allows the user to type uppercase letters?

  • A: Alternate Key
  • B: Control Key
  • C: Caps Lock Key
  • D: Num Lock Key

Which of the following keys is used for multiple selection of texts that are not continuous?

  • A: Alt
  • B: Ctrl
  • C: Del
  • D: Shift

When a user clicks within a selected text by holding down the left mouse button, and then transfers the cursor to a different location within the same document, the text will be

  • A: cut
  • B: moved
  • C: copied
  • D: deleted

Which of the following menu titles contains the bullet and numbering command?

  • A: Edit menu
  • B: File menu
  • C: Format menu
  • D: Insert menu

In order to apply bold formatting to a section of existing text, the user must first

  • A: click on the formatting button
  • B: click the shortcut mouse button
  • C: save the document
  • D: select the section to be formatted

The save command is found under which of the following menu buttons?

  • A: Edit
  • B: File
  • C: Insert
  • D: Tools

Which of the following command buttons is found on the standard toolbar?

  • A: Bold
  • B: Bullets
  • C: Redo
  • D: Undo

When a text automatically moves to the next line at the end of a margin in a word processing program, it is referred to as

  • A: text wrap
  • B: word wrap
  • C: text movement
  • D: word movement

Which of the following is a tool on the drawing toolbar?

  • A: Arrows
  • B: Change Case
  • C: Drop Cap
  • D: Text Direction

A rectangle can be drawn in word processing application using the

  • A: Arrow
  • B: Circle
  • C: Oval
  • D: Square

The device which is used to produce hard copies from personal computers in schools is

  • A: photocopier
  • B: monitor
  • C: printer
  • D: scanner

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

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

Word processing is used mainly by

  • A: accountants
  • B: artists
  • C: engineers
  • D: secretaries

Which of the following deices will enable users to get access to the internet connection?

  • A: Keyboard
  • B: Modem
  • C: Projector
  • D: Scanner

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

  • A: download
  • B: linkdown
  • C: upload
  • D: linkup

Specialized programs that assist users to locate information on the internet are called

  • A: agents
  • B: internet browsers
  • C: search engines
  • D: web

Which of the following refers to unsolicited e-mails in the form of advertising and chain letters?

  • A: Flaming
  • B: Inbox
  • C: Spam
  • D: Trash

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

On which of the following toolbars is the print preview button located?

  • A: Drawing
  • B: Formatting
  • C: Header and Footer
  • D: Standard

The intersection of the 8th row and the 7th column in a spreadsheet application will have the cell reference

  • A: 8G
  • B: G8
  • C: 7H
  • D: H7

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