IT Exam Glossary


Note some of these presentations and tasks also appear under the appropriate subject headings

Presentation or Student Questions Notes Answers and Solutions
Years 7 to 9
Digital Technologies Covers basic computing terms, Binary, Networks, Viruses, the Internet and hardware
About Bits & Bytes A PowerPoint presentation on binary items A student question sheet follows
COM138 Bits and Bytes Q Student questions about Bits & Bytes COM138 Bits and Bytes S
A History of Communication A PowerPoint presentation on communication starting from prehistoric times to modern communication A History of Communication (.pdf) copy
About_Networks A PowerPoint presentation on Networks LAN, WAN etc. A student question sheet follows
COM139 Networks Q Student questions about Networks COM139 Networks S
About_Viruses_Hacking A PowerPoint presentation on Viruses, Hacking Ransomware etc. A student question sheet follows
COM140 Viruses and Hacking Q Student questions about Viruses and Hacking COM140 Viruses and Hacking S
About_computers A PowerPoint presentation on Computers, hardware, peripherals and software See also A history of Computers A PowerPoint presentation on the age of Computers
COM141 Hardware Quiz Q Student questions about Hardware COM141 Hardware Quiz S
Years 9 to 10
Various Topics on Design and Digital Technology
DD100 Digital Design Tasks Insert various digital images and explain their use  
DD101 Digital images basics A presentation about image files and file types  
DD101 Digital images Q   DD101 Digital images S
DD102 Digital Home HW Students look at their own home to see what technology has changed  
DD103 Image_file_formats    
DD104 Making A Key Ring Students make a key ring  
DD105 Image_resolution    
DD106 Living_digital    
DD107 calendar portrait Create a 12 month calendar  
DD108 Web Page GizmoA4 Make a 3 page web site  
DD113 A few scanning tips    
Web Design Booklet Sample Web Design Booklet Solutions.docx  
About_Internet and networks poster A PowerPoint presentation on how to use the Internet, searching, uploading web sites and social media Students will create a poster see below
Com143_Internet_posterQ Student Power Point about How to search the Internet or behave on social media

Students create an A4 Page on How to use the Internet or how to behave on Social Networks

Sample answers posters

COM142_Set Up -Searching_the_Internet How to use the Internet to search for topics A sample of searching for school topics
Information Technology Terms List of Information Technology Terms see also a Power Point on Definitions and computer terms
Multimedia (Year 9 or 10) Covers manipulating images, working with colour,
These also appear in more detail on the Multimedia site Multimedia Presentation A PowerPoint presentation on the tasks to be undertaken in Multimedia
multimedia introduction A PowerPoint presentation on Multimedia units see also multimedia PJF
MM001 Buy Dad A Gizmo's    
MM002 Web Page A Gizmo    
MM003 Famous Faces Image Manipulation    
MM004 Cartoon Face Montage    
MM005 Create a radio jingle    
MM006 Jaw talk    
MM007 Around The World Students create a PowerPoint traveling around the world Multimedia Presentation Solutions
MM008 Tech Process    
MM009 Road Safety    
WKS102 ITC Technology Process    
  DD114 Design Principles Shows students the components of design and explains their use in documents
Years 9 to 10 Robotics Programing, NXT Robot construction, Robotics
About Lego Mindstorms NXT Explains about NXT Robot parts and what they do  
Links to good building sites


Building NXT Bot-Hints How to build robots NXT-Constructopedia-building tips
About Lego Mindstorms Programing NXT Using the program to build code, sensors, toolbars and controls 602 NXT parts list
Using Colour Sensor How to program to use a colour sensor Searching for white light - a white border reverse turn and move
Using light Sensor How to program to use a light sensor Find a light border reverse turn and move
Years 11 to 12
All levels
Applied Information Technology I  
11 to 12
Applied Information Technology II  
11 to 12
Applied Information Technology III  
11 to 12
Glossary for Exams.xls A list of words commonly used in school exams

Shows various computing career paths on a colour chart

Glossary Technology Exams.xls   A list of words commonly used Computing in school exams

Computer Lessons

Computing Worksheets, Mercerizes or Tasks
COM100 Programming Principles Y10 Programming using Python or BASIC  
COM101 Graphic Design Y9 Using ink, crayon, pen paint or  objects create on small sheets of paper, (half A4) patterns and designs which you can attach a title to i.e. Pour, Dive, Stack, Bounce (you think up the names)  
COM102 Photo Emotions Graphic Design Y9

A collection of at least six photographs that represent emotions - Photographs should be mounted for presentation and stored electronically in the Portfolio

COM103 Feelings Graphic Design Y9

Using Inks Crayons or Paint create four small pictures that express a feeling i.e. Anger, Speed, Peacefulness, Winter (you decide)

COM104 Foam and Metal Graphic Design Y9doc

Using pieces of media like foam, metal, sponges, or any media you can think of, create designs using your own creativity each slide should be a double spread, two alternative pictures on one board.

COM105 Poster Graphic Design Y9

Produce a brief on advertising a product that clearly conveys a message or information.  The students should be encouraged to develop the advertisement to a marketable stage where appropriate.

COM106 EXAM Graphic Design Y9 COM106 Graphics Zip file with graphics  
COM107 Big Day Out Y10

You are to design and make a poster advertising an event. Example "The Big Day Out"

COM108 Holiday Planner

You plan to visit a foreign country and create a diary of your trip, use the planner sheet to gather information

COM110 Product Power Point

You are going to produce a slide presentation of a product that you have been asked to promote, this product can be a mobile phone, laptop, MP3 player, wine, lipstick, or any other product that you want to use.

COM111 Interactive Power Point great images

You are going to create a Power Point Open the great images graphics file. You must use hyper links, animation and action buttons

COM112 Leeuwin Budget Excel   You will create the Cape Leeuwin Arts Society's budget for the first six months  
COM113 Personal Budget Excel In small groups, discuss the average cost of living and running a house, assuming that you are sharing equally in all the costs.  Create your own personal budget  
COM114 3 Fold Brochure Your favourite band is running a competition. They want to find the fan that can produce the best brochure to promote their new CD.  
COM115 Create a 4 page Newsletter

In-groups of two or three you are to make a newsletter for a sporting or hobby club of your choice.

COM116 Environmental Investigation

Search the Internet, Virtual Library and any text resources that are available when answering the following questions:

  1. Make a list of all of the natural resources we use when we create digital media products.
COM117 Careers in Multimedia Group
  1. Select five (5) roles in the Digital Media Industry that interest you or maybe a possible career choice.  You are not limited by the job position listed above, you may add to this list.
COM118 Ergonomic Investigation Your answer must appear as a Computer Room Ergonomic Health poster A3 Size Portrait.  
COM119 ICT Issues & Impacts Investigate, Internet or Computer Ethics or Music Industry  
COM120 SLIDE SHOW- My Prospects

using Power Point that introduces and presents you as a student; or  Work Experience candidate or a potential employee.

COM121 Impacts of digital media products

Address issues concerning social, environmental and personal impacts of digital media products


COM121 Impacts of digital media Sample
COM122 Hardware and software requirements

The student is required to describe the hardware and software requirements for a specified simple information system.

COM123 Help Year 1 students to spell

Early Learning Centre need to develop a digital media presentation to help Year 1 students to spell.

COM124 Portfolio of Skills audio, graphics - bit mapped and vector based,  scanned images, video and documents Digital Design Portfolio
COM125 Portfolio of Music CD

Your friends have formed a band and because of your on going development in Digital Media they have asked you to help! You have foolishly agreed to help them on the road to stardom.

COM126 Systems Library Loan

You are to examine the system used by the Resource Centre for handling the loan of a library book (of any description, but not being a reserved text) to a student.

COM127 Fremantle Multimedia

The Fremantle office makes CDs, PowerPoint and Flash presentations on disk and other forms including audio tape, video tape, DVD ROM and still materials.

COM128 Commission Calculator Spreadsheet

This fee is called a commission and is based on the sale price of the property, i.e. the higher the price the house sells for, the higher the commission the rep. earns.

COM129 Impacts of information technology 1000 - 1500 words which investigates the social, environmental and personal impacts of information technology.  
COM130 Enemy of The State Base your essay on the current and future roles of information technology,  covering the aspect of personal security or privacy concerns in respect to what you have seen in the movie “Enemy of The State”.  
COM131 Make a Key Ring
  1. Make a personalised key ring – Use a digital camera to photograph yourself (use other students) create in Paintshop Pro/Photoshop a miniature picture with your name to fit inside the key ring provided.
LES122 How Computers Work Q LES122 How Computers Work S  
LES135 Communication Terminology    
LES136 Computer Terminology    
LES143 The Computing Process    



see also


Acronyms for Information Technology

A History of Communication

About Networks

About the Internet & Social Networks

About Computers

Inside a computer

Computer Lessons

Computer Exams

Using Python

Coding using NTX

In Class Tests

Information Technology Terms



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AIT Stage 1
Tests & Exams for Applied Information Technology 1 a & 1b
S = Solution Sheets
In Class test/homework AIT HomeW01 ICT AIT HomeW01 ICT S
In Class test LES122 How Computers Work Q LES122 How Computers Work S
In Class test ERG100 Ergonomics Explained ERG100 Ergonomics Explained S
In Class test ERG101 Ergonomics Equipment ERG101 Ergonomics Equipment S
In Class test AIT HomeW02 Hardware AIT HomeW02 Hardware S
In Class test ERG106 Ergonomics RSI ERG106 Ergonomics RSI S
In Class test ERG108 Ergonomics Quiz ERG109 Ergonomics Quiz S
In Class test APS109 Photoshop Venice Q APS109Images
In Class test MXL120 Excel Test Budget MXL120 Excel Budget Test S
Quiz Homework COM138 Bits and Bytes Q COM138 Bits and Bytes S
Quiz Homework COM139 Networks Q COM139 Networks S
Quiz Homework COM140 Viruses and Hacking Q COM140 Viruses and Hacking S
Quiz Homework COM141 Hardware Quiz Q COM141 Hardware Quiz S


Computing Exams Computer Exam Solutions
EXAM016 Info Tech Exam Q EXAM016 Info Tech Exam S
EXAM002 The Computer Q EXAM002 The Computer S
EXAM003 Computers Power Point Q EXAM003 Computers Power Point S


In Class Tests

Tests for Applied Information Technology 3a & 3b
S = Solution Sheets
In Class test/homework    
In Class test LES122 How Computers Work Q LES122 How Computers Work S
In Class test ERG100 Ergonomics Explained ERG100 Ergonomics Explained S
In Class test ERG101 Ergonomics Equipment ERG101 Ergonomics Equipment S
In Class test AIT HomeW02 Hardware AIT HomeW02 Hardware S
In Class test ERG106 Ergonomics RSI ERG106 Ergonomics RSI S
In Class test ERG108 Ergonomics Quiz ERG109 Ergonomics Quiz S
In Class test APS 116 Venice Exercise  
In Class test 11 AIT2 Exam Practical Fish Q 11 AIT2 Exam Practical Fish S
In Class test MWP 126 Word Processing Test 1 MWP 126 Word Processing Test 1S
In Class test AIT Warm Up Quiz  
In Class test 08 AIT2b Test1 Computer Graphics Q 08 AIT2b Test1 Computer Graphics S
Homework Web Quest Web Quest The Internet 20 Question Web Quest The Internet 20 Question S

Exams for Applied Information Technology 3a & 3b
Exams Solutions for Exams Term 1
AIT 2A 2007 Exam Q AIT 2A 2007 Exam S
AIT 2A 2011 Exam Q AIT 2A 2011 Exam S
AIT 3A 2010 Exam Q AIT 3A 2010 Exam S
AIT3 EXAM FINAL_production_booklet_Stage_3  
AIT 3A 2011 Exam Q AIT 3A 2011 Exam S

All Exam Papers


Using simple programming tools

Python & Turtle

You can draw shapes on a canvas using Python application and the


Download the Python app

Start by importing a program called turtle



Open Python App



Import turtle

window = turtle.screen()


using turtle and some text you move a pointer around a screen


The screen is fairly small

using x-y axis



see how to do this

import Using commands you can make interesting programming moves

the basic command is








how to




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