Practice Questions

Consumer Rights & Responsibilities From groceries to barbecue grills, most items have this symbol that can be scanned at the cash register. What is that symbol? Answer: UPC; Universal Product Code; Bar Code

Technology The combination of sound, animation, graphics, video, and other elements into a single program or system is called? Answer: Multimedia

Personal Finance You are buying a new car. You need to finance it, and you pay $2,000 upfront. This payment is known as what? Answer: The down payment

Health & Safety Often used to describe a person’s dependence on drugs, what term describes a compulsive need to use a substance? Answer: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation

Environment Useful materials harvested from the Earth, such as water, oil, and trees, are known as what type of resource? Answer: Natural Resources

Consumer Rights & Responsibilities When you register for the National Do Not Call Registry, telemarketers must stop calling you within how many days? Answer:  31 Days

Technology This computer virus does not infect other programs, but copies itself and infects additional computers. What is it? Answer: A worm

Personal Finance You experience a financial loss so you make a request for payment from your insurer. This request is known as what? Answer:  A claim; filing a claim

Health & Safety Often used to describe a person’s dependence on drugs, what term describes a compulsive need to use a substance? Answer: Addiction

Environment Every year, the EPA issues consumer confidence reports that summarize the safety and quality of what type of water? Answer: Community Water System; Tap Water

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