NOUN E-Exam: CIT102 - Software Application Skills, Past Questions

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NOUN E-Exam: CIT102 - Software Application Skills, Past Questions

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1. When using a table in microsoft access as a
new user it is strongly advised to make use of
the __
ANS: table wizard
2. Which of the following mouse keys, plays the
same role as the ENTER key on the keyboard?
ANS: primary key
3. ______ is called the worhorse of a
computer's CPU
ANS: Arithmetic logic unit
4. A function of an operating system is to
control the use of all the devices of the
computer system.
ANS: TRUE
5. _____ provides the ability to interconnect
directly or indirectly all the other computer
devices
ANS: motherboard
6. Ordinarily, flash drives are accessed through
the __
ANS: universal serial bus
7. _____ is translated into what is called the
Object Program
ANS: source program
8. A _____ language is the only language the
computer actually understands.
ANS: machine
9. _____ components and speakers are basic
requirements for going through electronic
tutorials.
ANS: sound
10. A terminology used for the combination of
the Input and Output devices is called the _____
ANS: transport devices
11. A function of an operating system is to allow
computer users to run application programs or
software.
ANS: TRUE
12. A _____ is a data structure consisting of
different items of data all related to a common
subject
ANS: record
13. Computer digital information is converted
into what we can understand using one of these
ANS: display devices
14. The brain of the whole computer system is
known as the _______
ANS: CPU
15. These are options of functions that can be
performed using control panel except________
ANS:
NOTE THAT THE FOLLOWING CAN BE
PERFORMED USING CONTROL PANEL:
o Add New Hardware
o Add/remove Programs
o Date/Time
o Display
o Folder Options
o Internet Options
o Keyboard
o Modems
o Mouse
o Printers
o Regional Settings
o Sounds and Multimedia
o System
o Desktop Themes
16. ______ is considered as a computer
peripheral.
ANS: mouse
NOTE: A computer peripheral is any device that
can be connected to and disconnected from the
computer
17. Desktop publishing applications can be used
to design one of the following except _____

18. _____ are specially developed to act as
human experts in a particular area of
knowledge
ANS: expert systems
19. ____ is a type of computer output device
that emits radiation.
ANS: monitor
20. _____ is the most common type of
removable drive
ANS: floppy disk drive
21. A major merit of ____ is the ability to
exchange data between applications.
ANS: integration
22. Microsoft excel has what type of file
extension
ANS: .xls
23. The HD label seen on diskettes simply
stands for _____
ANS: high density
24. One of these is not a method of searching of
data from a database ______
NOTE: You can search data from the database
using (i) find and replace (ii) filter (iii) sorting
25. ______ are deifned as the screen platforms
between a user and database records
ANS: database forms
26. In Word Processing, Insertion can be made
using _____ methods
ANS: two
27. _____ are used for getting hard copies of
output of computer processing.
ANS: printers
28. ______ are the PC's designed to stay in one
place
ANS: desktop computers
29. _______ are computers specially housed in
big buildings are very large and majorly owned
by large organisations in the past decades.
ANS: mainframe computers
30. _____ where you deleted files or folders are
kept until you finally decide to permanently
remove it from your hard disk.
ANS: recycle bin



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31. Procedure-oriented languages help
programmers to solve a problem by indicating
the ___ to be used by the computer.
ANS: procedures
32. Microsoft access uses one of these design
types
NOTE: The design types used by Microsoft
access include:
Columnar
Tabular
Datasheet
Justified
33. _____ is defined as a source from which
data can be obtained or any destination to
which data information can be sent.
ANS: file
34. _____ are defined as the screen platforms
between a user and database records
ANS: database forms
35. Letter “A” is usually used by the OS to
Identify _______ drive
ANS: floppy
36. The group of records that hold all the data
involved in a database is referred to as ______
ANS: database table
37. ___ is the smallest unit for memory
measurement.

ANS: bit
38. The mouse ______ is often used to prevent
the mouse from gathering dust.
ANS: pad
39. Selecting or Highlighting an item in the
computer is done using the_______.
ANS: mouse
40. Invitation and greeting cards can be best
created using _______
ANS: desktop publishing applications
41. One of these converts computer digital
information into what we can understand
ANS: display devices
42. A compiler translates the original program,
called the _______
ANS: source program
43. DBMS, stands for _______ management
system
ANS: database
44. The 3rd generation computers used
_______
ANS: integrated circuits
45. An ____ simply translates the source
program to machine language as the program is
being executed.
ANS: interpreter
46. Which of these is not a type of computer?
ANS: midi computer
47. A memory of 2 bytes is equivalent to how
many bits?
ANS: 16 bits
NOTE: 8 bits = 1byte
48. DBMS character fields are limited to
_______ characters
ANS: 255
49. Statistical analysis plays an important role
in ____
ANS: business planning and management
50. One of these is not among the steps of
opening MS-Access
ANS: select control panel
51. The 1st generation computers used _______
ANS: vacuum tubes
52. These are the steps of opening MS-Access
except
ANS: select control panel
NOTE:
You can open MS-Access by following these
steps:
Click Start
Select Programs
Click Microsoft Access
53. _______ are also input devices specifically
used for some computer games. They are of
different designs and colours.
ANS: joysticks
54. A ____ is any device, including I/O devices
and backup storage devices, that is connected
to a computer.
ANS: peripheral
55. Special printers that combine scanners,
copiers and fax in the same machine are known
as ____
ANS: multifunction devices
56. In an effort to sort the allowance of staff
using a computer, what part of the CPU is
responsible for that?
ANS: arithmetic logic unit
57. One of these is not a component of a
computer's CPU
ANS: process unit
NOTE: The components of a computer’s CPU
are:

Arithmetic logic unit
Control unit
Main Memory
58. _____ are considered as the latest and
smallest computers which are smaller than PCs
ANS: palmtop computers
59. Microsoft powerpoint has what type of
extension
ANS: .ppt
60. Instructions given to the computer to
execute are in form of ______.
ANS: commands




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61. In _____ phase of software the problem is
described and fully analysed.
ANS: first
62. A processor cannot store all the data it
requires at the same time as running a _____
ANS: program
NOTE: hence, for data storage, it needs the
RAM
63. _____ is the main pointing device found in
laptops
ANS: touch pad
64. One of these is not an example of database
application
ANS: none of the above
NOTE: TMA4 question 15
65. Data can be searched in the database using
_______
ANS: all of the above
NOTE: TMA4 question 3
66. Which of these is a word file extension?
ANS: all of the above
NOTE: TMA4 question 6
67. The keys carrying digits on the keyboard are
called the ______
ANS: number keys
68. The major merit of integration is the ability
to exchange data between ______.
ANS: applications
69. One of these is considered as a computer
standard input unit.
ANS: keyboard
70. The _______ mainly oversees the data
movement between the Arithmetic Logic Unit
and the Main memory
ANS: control unit
71. In software development the ______ stage
where you as a programmer, plan the logic of
the solution.
ANS: second
72. There are _____ types of statistical analysis
ANS: two
NOTE: They are
Descriptive statistics
Inferential statistics
73. _______ is strongly advised to be used
when a new user is making use of a table in
microsoft access.
ANS: wizard
74. Which of the following could be classified as
an impact printer?
ANS: dot matrix printer
75. 1 Kilobyte (KB) = _______
ANS: 1024 bytes
76. Which of these is not a type of printer?
ANS: speed jet printer
NOTE: The common types of printers are:
- Dot matrix printers (like the ones used in
eateries)
- Ink-jet printers (usually coloured printers,
that uses ink catridges)

- Lazer jet printers (printers that use toners
just like photocopiers, they MOSTLY come
in black and white)
77. The "fetch-execute" cycle implies that
instructions are fetched from ______ and
executed one after the other
ANS: memory
78. _______ is a type of computer that is
typically designed for single users
ANS: personal computer
79. A fourth generation computer is recognised
for its use of _____
ANS: large scale integrated circuits
NOTE:
- The 1st generation of computers used vacuum
tubes
- The 2nd generation of computers used
transistors
- The 3rd generation of computers used
integrated circuits
- The 4th generation of computers used Large
Scale Integrated Circuits (LSI) and Very Large
Scale Integrated Circuits (VLSI)
80. Which of these is not a common type of
data used in field types in a database
application?
ANS: none of the above
NOTE: TMA4 Question 17
81. The _______ is the component of the CPU
that carries out all the calculations.
ANS: ALU
82. The file extension for Bitmap or Graphic
Image is _____
ANS: .bmp
83. The task of editing consists of the following:
except the ______
NOTE: It consist of:
- Cursor control
- Deletion
- Insertion
- Spelling Checking
- Grammar Checking
84. The most common items on a motherboard
are _____
ANS: sockets
85. A common keyboard has 102 keys
ANS: false
NOTE: It has 104 keys
86. One of these is a type of statistical analysis
NOTE: See note on question 72 above
87. _____ key is used to indent a text as used in
paragraphing
ANS: tab
88. The sole purpose of Word Processing
software is to make ____ preparation very easy.
ANS: text
89. The four arrow keys on the keyboard are
used for ______
ANS: navigation
90. ______ is a type of computer output device
that emits radiation.
ANS: monitor




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91. _____ key creates a space character.
ANS: spacebar
92. RAM and Rom is contained in the _______
memory of a computer
ANS: main
93. Control panel window can be opened using
______
ANS: You can open the control panel window:
- By using the start bar
- By using the windows explorer bar
94. One of these is a design type in microsoft
access
ANS: all of the above

NOTE: The design types in Microsoft access are:
- Columnar
- Tabular
- Datasheet
- Justified
95. C: \ or A:\ is referred to as ______
ANS: root directory
96. Statistical analysis is best done using ______
ANS: SPSS
NOTE: SPSS means “Statistical Package for
Social Sciences”
97. An excel worksheet can be used as a tool to
monitor and keep of patient temperature
ANS: True
98. One of these is not a trend type when
plotting trend lines of a graph
ANS: none of the above [TMA4 Question 9]
NOTE: Trend types include the following:
- Linear
- Logarithmic
- Polynomial
- Power
- Exponential
- Moving Average
99. _______ is responsible for the direct and
indirect interconnection of computer devices.
ANS: Motherboard
100. Keys with the combination of alphabets
and numbers on the keyboard are called the
_______ keys.
ANS: alphanumeric
101. Normally, the ________ cannot store all
the data it requires at the same time as running
a program
ANS: processor
102. One of these is not a property of fields
used in database
ANS: None of the above [TMA4 Question 11]
NOTE: The properties of fields used in database
include:
- Field name
- Field maximum size
- Field data type
103. An ____ is a collection of computer
programs that helps you to run other programs
and manage other devices on the computer
system.
ANS: operating system
104. The name microcomputer is coined from
the fact it is designed to use ______
ANS: microprocessor
105. EDVAC stands for Electronic Discrete
Automatic _______
ANS: computer
106. One of these is a trend type when plotting
trend lines of a graph
NOTE: see question 98 above
107. ______ key is often used to go back one
step or cancel the current operation.
ANS: escape
108. All the following are input devices except
the _______
NOTE: An input device is any device that can be
used to send data into the computer (e.g.
mouse, keyboard, joystick, light pen, scanner,
etc)
109. The 2nd generation computers used
_______.
ANS: transistors
110. One of these is not contained in the
computer memory
ANS: process device
111. ______ language was developed to use
symbolic names or mnemonics to alleviate

some of the difficulties in using Machine
language.
ANS: assembly
112. Flash drives and external hard disks are
accessed through the ______
ANS: Universal serial bus
NOTE: That is the full meaning of USB
113. A projector is also an example of output
device
ANS: True
114. When the control key and z are pressed
together it allows _____
ANS: undo
NOTE: ctrl + z allows user to undo an earlier
action
115. Common storage devices used by the
computer are called______
ANS: drives
116. Floppy and CD drives are also known
as______
ANS: removable drives
117. Instructions given to the computer to
execute are in form of _____.
ANS: commands
118. ______ statistics describes data and allows
one to draw conclusion
ANS: inferential
NOTE: Descriptive statistics describes data but
will not necessarily allow one to draw
conclusions
119. Letter “D” is used for the ______ drive
ANS: CD-ROM
120. Which of the following mouse keys, plays
the same role as the Option key on the
keyboard?
ANS: secondary key





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