October 24, 2017

CLEP Information Systems Exam Practice Questions

1. Which type of office application software is best used for tracking an employee’s expenses on a business trip?

a. Word processor
b. Spreadsheet
c. Database management system
d. Presentation software
e. Image editor

2. Which type of office application software is best used for making and maintaining an internal department newsletter to be printed and posted on a bulletin board?

a. Word processor
b. Spreadsheet
c. Database management system
d. Presentation software
e. Image editor

3. Which type of office application software is best used for keeping track of large amounts of data and generating reports on these data for training office employees in different departments, using various training materials?
a. Word processor
b. Spreadsheet
c. Database management system
d. Presentation software
e. Image editor

4. Items that appear on the desktop of a computer that start applications in other locations on the computer are called:

a. wallpaper
b. software
c. operating system application tools
d. shortcuts
e. recycle bin

5. A file that is deleted from the computer ends up in the:

a. wallpaper
b. software
c. operating system application tools
d. shortcuts
e. recycle bin

6. The image that appears as background on the desktop, behind any running applications, is called the:

a. wallpaper
b. software
c. operating system application tools
d. shortcuts
e. recycle bin

7. All valid e-mail addresses must contain which of the following characters?

a. Space
b. Ampersand (&)
c. Dot (.)
d. Exclamation point (!)
e. At sign (@)

8. A valid e-mail address cannot contain which of the following characters?

a. Space
b. Ampersand (&)
c. Dot (.)
d. Exclamation point (!)
e. At sign (@)

9. Which of the following applications cannot be used to send and read e-mail?

a. Microsoft Outlook
b. Internet Explorer
c. Terminal Window
d. Windows Mail
e. Spreadsheet

10. Which of the following applications is not a web browser?

a. Internet Explorer
b. Firefox
c. Opera
d. Browsezilla
e. Safari

CLEP Information Systems Exam Answer Key