2018 BECE ICT Questions 1-15

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?

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


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

2018 BECE ICT Questions 1-15
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