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 that has been processed to give meaning.
  • Data which has been made to look pretty.
  • A glossary about the data.
  • A group of data used to make decisions.
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2. What is the problem with value judgements?

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

3. What is a good example of data, information and knowledge?

  • Race horse times.
  • Blood Pressure.
  • Daylight Hours.
  • Ice-Cream sales.

4. Which is not a benefit of encoding data?

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

5. What does coarsens precision mean?

  • Valuable data is highlighted before it is entered into the system.
  • Encoded data is more accurate than the orginal data.
  • Encoded data is less accurate than the orginal data.
  • Encoded data is put into a drop down menu to stop spelling mistakes.


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