BECE 2018 ICT Past Question Paper One

1

How many characters make up a byte?

  • A: 1
  • B: 2
  • C: 3
  • D: 4
2

Which of the following devices sends commands into the computer?

  • A: Keyboard
  • B: Pen drive
  • C: Printer
  • D: System unit
3

Which of the following storage media normally stores the operating system?

  • A: Flash disk
  • B: Hard disk
  • C: Magnetic tape
  • D: Zip disk
4

Using a computer application is known as

  • A: installing
  • B: launching
  • C: operating
  • D: running
5

The system tray is also called

  • A: clock
  • B: notification area
  • C: quick launch
  • D: taskbar
6

The default storage location for files and folders is

  • A: My Briefcase
  • B: My Computer
  • C: My Document
  • D: My Network Places
7

Which of the following statements are true about files? I. A file can be renamed whilst it is open. II. A file cannot be deleted whilst it is open. III. A file deleted from a computer may be found in a recycle bin or trash bin.

  • A: I & II only
  • B: I & III only
  • C: II & III only
  • D: I & II & III
8

Which of the following devices is used to process information?

  • A: Computer
  • B: Speedometer
  • C: Thermometer
  • D: Weighing scale
9

Which of the following items is not a source of computer virus?

  • A: CD-R
  • B: CD-ROM
  • C: Internet
  • D: Pen drive
10

How many arrow keys are found on the computer keyboard?

  • A: 2
  • B: 3
  • C: 4
  • D: 5
11

In a spreadsheet application, which of the following displays the contents of the active cell?

  • A: Formula bar
  • B: Menu bar
  • C: Name box
  • D: Standard toolbar
12

The following are components in the system unit except

  • A: CPU
  • B: RAM
  • C: ROM
  • D: VDU
13

Microsoft Word, Encarta kids, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing are examples of

  • A: application software
  • B: operating system
  • C: open source package
  • D: system software
14

The following are input devices except

  • A: keyboard
  • B: monitor
  • C: mouse
  • D: scanner
15

From which of the following storage media will deleted items be sent to the recycle bin?

  • A: Flash disk
  • B: Floppy disk
  • C: Hard disk
  • D: Zip disk
16

The name given to the background area of a computer when turned on is

  • A: desktop
  • B: folder
  • C: icon
  • D: window
17

Which of the following is used as a shortcut means to open files, folders and programs?

  • A: Desktop
  • B: Icon
  • C: Screen
  • D: Start menu
18

A folder inside another folder is called

  • A: attached folder
  • B: main folder
  • C: parent folder
  • D: subfolder
19

Which of the following is the effect of loud ringing tone?

  • A: Headache
  • B: Hearing impairment
  • C: Neck pain
  • D: Wrist pain
20

The computer program designed to prevent viruses from damaging the computer and its files is called

  • A: anti-virus
  • B: virus
  • C: virus infection
  • D: virus protector
21

The default orientation for Word document is

  • A: A4
  • B: landscape
  • C: letter
  • D: portrait
22

In a web browser, where is the website address typed?

  • A: Address bar
  • B: Home page
  • C: Menu bar
  • D: Status bar
23

Radio satellite setup has two parts namely receiver and

  • A: broadcaster
  • B: recorder
  • C: transformer
  • D: transmitter
24

A system of interconnected computers, telephones, or other communication devices that can communicate with one another and share applications and data is referred to as

  • A: extranet
  • B: internet
  • C: intranet
  • D: network
25

The capacity of the 3 ½ inches floppy disk is

  • A: 80 KB
  • B: 1.2 MB
  • C: 1.4 MB
  • D: 2.88 MB
26

The background image that appears on a computer desktop is known as

  • A: background theme
  • B: background panel
  • C: screen saver
  • D: wallpaper
27

Which of the following programs would support the study of Mathematics?

  • A: CorelDraw
  • B: Encarta
  • C: MS Excel
  • D: MS-Word
28

To create a space between characters, words and sentences, use the

  • A: backspace key
  • B: enter key
  • C: shift key
  • D: space bar key
29

Which part of the computer mouse button is used to select an object on-screen?

  • A: Left button
  • B: Right button
  • C: Scroll ball
  • D: Scroll button
30

Making changes and corrections of grammatical errors to an existing document is referred to as

  • A: correction
  • B: deleting
  • C: editing
  • D: formatting
31

Which of the following keyboard keys can be used to delete characters in a Word Processing program?

  • A: Backspace
  • B: Shift
  • C: Space bar
  • D: Tab
32

Which of the following keyboard key should be pressed to start a new paragraph in a Word Processing document?

  • A: Control + Enter key
  • B: Down cursor key
  • C: Enter key
  • D: Shift + Enter key
33

Which of the following bars displays the heading of an open window?

  • A: Menu bar
  • B: Status bar
  • C: Standard toolbar
  • D: Title bar
34

The print preview button is located on which of the following toolbars?

  • A: Drawing
  • B: Formatting
  • C: Header and Footer
  • D: Standard
35

Which of the following is compulsory when composing and sending an e-mail?

  • A: Message Body
  • B: Message Header/Subject
  • C: Recipient’s E-mail Address
  • D: Sender’s Name
36

Specialized program that assists a user to locate information on the web and on the internet is called

  • A: agents
  • B: search engine
  • C: web
  • D: web portal
37

Which of the following is a complete website address?

  • A: hhpp://www.waecgh.org
  • B: htpp://www.waecgh.org
  • C: hhtp://www.waecgh.org
  • D: http://www.waecgh.org
38

In a spreadsheet application, which of the following symbols represents multiplication?

  • A: x
  • B: *
  • C: ÷
  • D: #
39

Which of the following is used for multiplication operation in spreadsheet functions?

  • A: ADD
  • B: AVERAGE
  • C: MULTIPLICATION
  • D: PRODUCT
40

Which of the following is used to find the minimum number among a set of numbers in spreadsheet functions?

  • A: MAX
  • B: MIN
  • C: MAXIMUM
  • D: MINIMUM

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