CXC CSEC Information Technology 2017 January P1

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FORM TP 2017013

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JANUARY 20I7

CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL CARIBBEAN SECONDARY EDUCATION [email protected] EXAMINATION INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Paper

0l - General ProficiencY 1

17

ltour 30 minutes

JANUARY 2017 (p.m.)

READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.

l.

This test consists of 60 items. You will have I hour and 30 minutes to answer them.

2

In addition to this test booklet, you should have an answer sheet.

3

Each item in this test has four suggested answers lettered (A), (B), (C), are about to answer and decide which choice is best.

4.

(D).

Read each item you

On your answer sheet, find the number which corresponds to your item and shade the space having the same letter as the answer you have chosen. Look at the sample item below.

Sample Item

Which of the following pairs represents general purpose software tools?

(A) (B) (C) (D)

Sample Answer

Spreadsheet and database software Word processor and accounting software Student record system and database software Insurance processing and spreadsheet software

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The best answer to this item is "spreadsheet and database sofiware", so (A) has been slraded.

fill

in your new clroice.

If you want to change youranswer, erase itcornpletely

6

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2

I

Resolution determines the clarity of the image displayed on a monitor. The term 'resolution' refers to the number of pixels

(A) (B) (C) (D)

6

an

example of a manual input device?

that rnakes up the colour aranged vertically on the screen aranged lrorizontally on the screen arranged in a unit area of the screen 7

2

Which of the following devices is (A) (B)

Touchscreen monitor Barcode reader

(c)

Speaker

(D)

Plotter

Which part of the central processing unit (CPU) coordinates its activities?

Which of the following operations displays results?

(A) (B)

Input Output

(c)

Storage Processing

(D)

(A) (B)

(c) (D)

8 3

Of the storage devices listed below, which group does NOT use laser technology?

(A) (B) (C)

CD, DVD, flash drive CD, floppy disk, flash drive Hard disk, floppy disk, magnetic

(D)

Magnetic tape, flash memory card, DVD

(A) (B)

(c) (D)

tape

A set of data that is waiting to be either processed or output, is stored in a temporary

(c) (D)

track sector

Which of the following processing modes is used for processing utility bills?

(c) (D)

POS

OCR

oMR MrCR

A socket which is provided in a conrputer to allow foradditionalcornponents is known AS

(A) (A) (B)

multiprocessing batch processing real time processing

buffer cylinder

r0 5

tirne-sharing

Which of the following types of technology is commonly used by banks to read data on cheques?

(A) (B)

block of memory called a

(A) (B) (C) (D)

The processing rnode that allows one CPU to run many applications at the same time is called

9 4

Register Control unit Main memory Arithmetic logic unit

Real tirne

(B)

a 6re wire a systern bus

Multitasking Tirne sltaring Batclt processing

(c)

arr expanS.!orr cald

(D)

irrr exllarrsion slot

3

11.

CabledtransmissionmediadoNOTinclude

15.

The

copying and

i I legal

sel

ling ofprograms

is referred to as

(A) (B)

coaxial fibre optics

(c)

satellite twisted pair

(D)

(A) (B)

(c) (D)

t2

Which of the following is NOT a physical access restriction?

(A) (B)

(c) (D)

t6

Encryption Security guard Biometric system Fire and water-proof cabinet

propaganda software piracy computer fraud industrial espionage

Which of the following is TRUE about an intranet?

(A) (B)

(c) (D)

Offers unlimited access Allows access to suppliers Allows access to employees Offers limited access to employees and suppliers

Item 13 refers to the following diagram 17.

[.ILE Open

An electronic point of sale (EPOS) system may most likely NOT be found in

(A) (B) (C) (D)

Print Edit

TiK,GfiKm

an office a pharmacy a supermarket

an appliance store

Cut 18

copy

application programs is

Rename

13.

(c) (D)

t4

(A) (B) (C) (D)

The diagram above represents a

(A) (B)

A type of utility program used to remove

button

window pop-up menu pull-down menu

Which of the followirrg provides SLOWEST Internet access?

(A)

Tl

(B)

Networl<

(c)

Dial-Lrp

(D)

Digital subscriber line (DSI.1

lirre

19.

What

a file compression program a troubleshooting program

an antivirus program

an uninstall program

is the

decimal equ ivalent forthe bi nary

number l0l ? the

(A) (B)

2 4

(c)

5

(D)

8

-4 20.

Working from home and linking to the office computer system to submit work is described as

(A) (B)

(c) (D)

25.

Records on magnetic tape are stored

(A) (B)

indexed sequentially sequentially

teleconferencing

(c)

telecommuting telemarketing teleworking

(D)

randomly directly

26.

What is the function of a network of computers?

2t

Which device is essential for computercontrolled systems to function with precision in an assembly line?

(A) (B) (C) (D)

(A) (B) (C)

Microphone

(D)

Speaker

Organizes data among computers Receives data from one computer Allows users to obtain data from a

central computer Enables two or more computers to

communicate

Camera Sensor

Item 27 refers to the following types of 22

Which of the following checks is a data verification method?

memory.

Visual

II

RAM

Range

III

EPROM

(c)

Length

(D)

Parity

l0l l00l

is an example

Which of the above types of memory are non-volatile?

of

raw data

(A) (B)

sorted data

(c)

(c)

information

(D)

(D)

secondary data

(A) (B)

28 24

ROM

(A) (B)

27

23.

I.

Which of the following functions performs calculations in a cornputer?

(A) (B)

(c) (D)

Input Output Storage Processing

l.

Il only III only II and III only I, Il and lll I and I and

Which access method is used to retrieve data from a flash drive?

(A) (B)

Serial

(c)

SeqLrential

(D)

lndexed sequential

Direct

5

29

Which type of interface allows the user to communicate with the computer system by keying in instructions?

(A) (B) (C) (D) 30

(A) (B)

(c) (D)

The MOST appropriate data type for storing the amount of interest earned on a sum of

money is

Menu driven Graphical user Command driven Touch sensitive

Which ofthe following is/are advantage(s) of information processing?

I. II. III.

32

33

(A) (B)

char

(c)

string

(D)

integer

real

Which Pascal format is used to declare an array?

(A) (B)

Retraining of staff Reducing human intervention Increasing the amount of equipment needed

(c) (D)

Let Marks: [8] Array: Marks(8); Var Marks: Array [ ..8] of integer; Dim Marks (8) as integer

I only

II only I and II only II and III only

34

In Pascal language, which ofthe following is an acceptable variable name?

(A) (B) (C) (D)

Item 31 refers to the following algorithm.

real

#sum 9_num

dateofbirth

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