CIT701 - Foundation of Information and Communication Technology

Q1 One challenge of the Web-based applications relates to privacy and ....... of personal data stored as an ASP


Q2 Pert charts and ....... are tools used in scheduling activities

Gant charts

Q3 􀳦?􀳦 is the first stage of a project

Defining the goals of the project

Q4 is the art of matching a project's goals, tasks, and resources to accomplish a goal

Project management

Q5 􀳦?􀳦 is a data collection technique


Q6 Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a standard vehicle for ......., describing, and documenting the details of an IT application

visualizin g

Q7 A system flowchart is a .......

a graphical description of a business process or procedure using standard symbols to show decision logic

Q8 An open system is .......

a software system that p erforms on different computers and communications hardware

Q9 Desktop publishers use computers to format and create ....... material

publica tion-ready

Q10 Webmaster .......

develops and main tains web sites and web resources

Q11 Cryptography is the science of disguising and ....... encrypted information

protectin g

Q12 Which is a characteristic of a management information system?

Uses data captured and stored as a result of transaction processing

Q13 What are cookies?

Are specialized progra ms deposited onto your computer system that record sites visited/activity at sites and other information

Q14 Shareware is a .......

software that is given away and freely distributed

Q15 Security involves keeping enterprise ......., software, data and programs safe

hardw are

Q16 A robot is .......

a computer-controlled device that can physically manipulate its surround ings

Q17 What do you understand by Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System?

Large scope unified application programs that integrates many transaction proces sing and information systems application features

Q18 Business information system uses ....... rules, regulations, and databases to evaluate a situation or determine an appropriate course of action

busines s

Q19 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦. limits the use of registers in data movement in and out of main memory.

Complex Instruction Set Computin g

Q20 􀳦?􀳦.. is a special-purpose chip mounted on a processor board; it is designed to handle common functions quickly and efficiently

coprocess or

Q21 Computer ....... are destructive programs attached to Spam


Q22 Spam are .......

unwanted and unsolicited ma ils

Q23 The two major parties in the e-commerce business world are .......

buyers and sellers

Q24 In the systems development phase, software and hardware are ....... and tested


Q25 Productivity is .......

The relationship between the results of an activity (output) and the resources used to create those results

Q26 Preliminary investigation determines .......

the need for a new IT application project

Q27 The three basic payment options in e-commerce are .......

cheque, credit card and electroni c cash

Q28 One of the benefits of e-commerce is

geographi c reach

Q29 The three types of e-commerce are .......

B2C, C2C and B2B

Q30 Web utilities are .......-

specialized utility programs that make using the Internet and the Web easier and fa ster

Q31 DNS stands for

Domain Name System

Q32 What is a web?

a multimedia int erface to the numerous resources available on the Internet

Q33 An intranet is .......

is a private network within an organisation that resembles the Internet

Q34 What is FTP (File Transfer Protocol) Used for?

Transferring files containing documents or software between computers on the Internet

Q35 A network

is a commun ication system connecting two or more computers

Q36 VPN stands for

Virtual Private Network

Q37 Cellular Communications Service is

a wireless technology that transmits radio messages between a mobile device and a cell site

Q38 􀳦?􀳦 is used as a channel to connect to networks


Q39 What is public access network?

A network maintained by common carriers for use by the general public
Q40 Which of the following is not part of the element to consider in determining processor speed?
system clock
bus width
word size
none of th e options

Q41 In determining Processor Speed, 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.. elements are considered


Q42 Common features of most application programs include except 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦..


Q43 Which of the following is not a basic category of operating systems?

Stand -alone
***None of the options

Q44 Information Technology is made up of 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦. major functions

nin e

Q45 The processing steps performed by the control unit is referred to as 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

machine cycle

Q46 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦. is not part of the classes of information age

agricultural age
industrial age
information a ge
***none of the optio ns

Q47 A set of components that interact to accomplish a purpose is a 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦..

syste m

Q48 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.. is an organised, meaningful and useful interpretation of data


Q49 The system designed to produce the information needed for successful management of a structured problem, process, department or business is 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦..

Information System (IS)

Q50 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.. is the transmission of data and information through a communication medium

data communicat ion

Q51 Consistency, accuracy and reliability are the 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.. of computers


Q52 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.. is the physical component of a computer system

computer hardware

Q53 General-purpose and special-purpose are two categories of 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦..

application software

Q54 A program that combines text and image-handling features with document-design capabilities is called 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦..


Q55 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.. is client computer program designed to locate and display information on the World Wide Web

Brows er

Q56 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.. perform specific tasks related to managing computer resources

Utility programs

Q57 A step-by-step process or a set of instructions for accomplishing specific results is a 

procedur e

Q58 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.. coordinates the activities of all units or devices associated with the computer system


Q59 The smallest type of processor with all of the processing capabilities of the control unit and ALU located on a single chip is the 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦..

microproc essor

Q60 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.. performs fetch, decode, execute and store operations

Contr ol unit

Q61 The mouse is used to point at the screen , the process is called 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.


Q62 What is a microprocessor?

the sm allest type of processor with all of the processing capabilities of the control unit and ALU located on a single chip

Q63 A 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦. camera captures a photographic image as a collection of tightly grouped dots that can be stored on disk or in memory


Q64 A procedure is 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

a step-by-step process or a set of instructions for accomplishing specific results

Q65 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦. is a technology by which devices read information on paper and convert it into computer-processible form


Q66 What is a browser?

Client computer progr am designed to locate and display information on the World Wide Web

Q67 A 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦. is a combination of keyboard and video screen that accepts input and displays it on the screen


Q68 Which of these are the two categories of application software?

general-purpose and special-purpose

Q69 The processor of the computer controls operations and performs arithmetic and 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦. operations

log ical

Q70 The benefits of computers are 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

consistency, accuracy and reliability

Q71 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦. System is a communication system in which more than one user share hardware, programs, information, people, and procedures


Q72 What is an information system?

system designed to produce the information needed for suc cessful management of a structured
problem/process/department or business

Q73 The hardware component is the 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦. component of a computer system

phy sical

Q74 What is a system?

A set of components that interact to accomplish a purpose

Q75 Transmission/Communication: The computer process of distributing information over a 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦. network

communi cations

Q76 A computer is 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

an electronic system that can be instructed to accept/process/store an d present data and information

Q77 The three main components of ICT are 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

Computers, Communications network s and Know-how

Q78 Computer system is made up of 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

hardware and software

Q79 Information age is 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

An information-based society in which more people work at handling inform ation

Q80 One of the characteristics of the information age is 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

Businesses depend on information technology to get their work done

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