GCSE GCSE ICT Quiz on Everything!, created by Dana Flint on 07/05/2013.
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Question 1

What is the definition of the term 'troll'
  • A troll is someone who posts inflammatory or off-topic messages in an online community.
  • A troll is an online identity used for purposes of deception. Also is a false identity to be used online.
  • Is the idea that any online discussion over time, someone will always bring up Hitler or the Nazis.

Question 2

What is a CAPTCHA
  • CAPTCHA is a software that obtains information from a users computer without the user's knowledge or consent.
  • CAPTCHA is to make sure that you are not a robot.
  • CAPTCHA is a test that the internet gets people to do before joining something to make sure that they are not a computer or robot so then the site won't be able to get hack.

Question 3

What is the definition of a 'worm'?
  • A long, thin, insect with many legs that you will find in your anywhere, mainly in damp soil.
  • A software program which can reproduce itself and can spread to one computer to another over a network. Worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers.
  • A program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful

Question 4

What is a debit card?
  • A card issued by a bank allowing the holder to transfer money electronically to another bank account when making a purchase. Spending money that you do have in your account.
  • A plastic card issued by a bank, business, etc., for the purchase of goods or services on credit. You pay the money back when you have it. You normally have a set limit.
  • A card that contains some money but you can only spend it in certain places.

Question 5

Name one advantage of a LAN network
  • Share printers instead of having one printer for each computer.
  • Can be wireless so internet can be used all over the house if signal strength is strong.
  • If the connection is wireless and loads of people are using it the speed will decrease.
  • Wired connection is not mobile.
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