I.C.T / COMPUTER STUDIES FIRST TERM EXAMINATION QUESTIONS FOR SSS 2

FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 2021

SUBJECT: I.C.T / COMPUTER STUDIES

CLASS: S.S.S.2

1. All are functions of the ALU except _______ (a) loads data (b) perform logic operations  (c) rejects data  (d) perform bit shifting

2. The unit of the computer that coordinates the system unit is _______ (a) ALU  (b) CU  (c) UPS   (d) logic unit

3. The interconnection of two or more computers to the same resources is known as _______ (a) word processing  (b) computer processing  (c) computer architecture (d) computer network

4. _______ is a volatile memory (a) ROM   (b) CDROM  (c) RAM  (d) hard disk

5. The computer component where arithmetic operations are performed is _______ (a) keyboard  (b) CPU  (c) input  (d) memory

6. The world wide connectivity of computer is called _______ (a) fax  (b) WAN  (c) LAN (d) internet

7. The brain of the computer is _______ (a) printer  (b) keyboard  (c) system unit (d) monitor

8. The acronym SPAN stands for _______ (a) static RAM  (b) standard RAM  (c) solid RAM  (d) soft RAM

9. The type of ROM that can be erased by exposure to electrical charge is _______ (a) PROM  (b) EEPROM  (c) ROM  (d) EPROM

10. The physical device for storing programs or data is _______ (a) software  (b) memory (c) computer  (d) hardware

11. The acronym SD card stands for _______ (a) secure  digital card (b) system device card  (c) Security Digital card  (d) Secure device card

12. DVD means (a) Digital Versatile Disk (b) Digit Verse Data  (c) Data vast disk  (d) digital verbal disc

13. The smallest type of computer is _______ (a) laptop  (b) mainframe  (c) minicomputer  (d) microcomputer

14. All are types of logic gate except _______ (a) AND  (b) NOR  (c) NOT  (d) ADD

15. 2 nibble is equivalent to _______ (a) 1 bit   (b) 1 byte  (c) 2 kilobyte  (d) 3 nibble

16. Secondary memory is also known as _______ (a) primary memory  (b) student memory  (c) additional memory  (d) maximum memory

17. 8 bit is equivalent to _______ (a) 1 byte  (b) 1 nibble  (c) 2 byte  (d) 10 nibble

18. The full meaning of DOS is _______ (a) Data Operi Save  (b) Data of service  (c) Disk Option Save  (d) Disk Operating System

19. There are _______ function keys on the keyboard (a) 10  (b) 12  (c) 15  (d) 17

20. 3 byte is equivalent to _______ (a) 12   (b) 18    (c) 24   (d) 36

21. In spreadsheet, the intersection between row and column is called _______ (a) cell (b) range  (c) worksheet  (d) cursor

22. The ENTER key on the keyboard of a computer is called _______ (a) return  (b) arrow (c) accept  (d) send

23. A single symbol used in data processing is _______ (a) file (b) character  (c) field (d) record

24. A computer program that constructs, organize and maintain a database is _______ (a) SQL package  (b) software engineering  (c) DBMS (d) application software

25. All are characteristics of a computer except _______ (a) reliability  (b) automatic (c) versatility  (d) inconvenience

26. The physical part of a computer that can be seen, touched, and moved around is _______ (a) software  (b) ROM   (c) flash drive   (d) hardware

27. All are example of search engine except _______ (a) Google  (b) yahoo  (c) desktop (d) Ask

28. One (1) megabyte is equivalent to _______ (a) 1021KB  (b) 1024KB  (c) 1023KB  (d) 1026KB

29. The basic unit of computer data storage is the _______ (a) bit   (b) byte  (c) nibble (d) kilobyte

30. The full meaning of EPROM is _______

 

SECTION B: THEORY

1. Define the central processing unit CPU

(a)      List five (5) functions of ALU

(b)     State three (3) functions of the control unit

2. Give five (5) differences between primary and secondary memory

3. Explain RAM

(a)      Explain the following terms

(i) Compact Disk   (ii) Hard Disk   (iii) Memory Card   (iv) Flash drive

4. Define a logic gate

Give the diagram of the logic gate

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