Topic 1-3 Quiz inspired from the text book.

Topics One, Two and Three in a series of question inspired by Essential ICT for WJEC. They'e my own questions so they may not always be clear but I'll try. I am doing this to help revise for my retake in the AS exam as I want to gain an A grade in A-level ICT overall.

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1. What is Information?

  • Data which has been made to look pretty.
  • A glossary about the data.
  • Data that has been processed to give meaning.
  • A group of data used to make decisions.
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2. Which way is not a valid way that data arises?

  • Business transaction.
  • Writing down random figures.
  • Results from a survey.
  • Output from a management information system.
  • Automatically taken environmental measurments.
  • Results from an experiment.

3. Which is not a benefit of encoding data?

  • More data can appear on-screen.
  • Easier to check code is accurate.
  • Coarsens precisions.
  • Less spelling mistakes.
  • Takes up less storage space.
  • Coded data takes less effort to type in.

4. What is Knowledge?

  • Applying rules to information so decisions can be made.
  • Informtaion that has been organised to help make decisions.
  • What the teacher is telling you in class.
  • Information on a wide range of things.

5. What is the problem with value judgements?

  • Judgements based the opinion of the person entering the data.
  • Deleting values that seem worthless.
  • Judgement based on the code given.
  • Judgement on the information given.


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