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Mini-ieltsComputer virus

Questions 1-5  Listen from here

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

1.   What does the speaker compare a computer virus to?

A a biological organism

B a corrupt program

C an irritating person

2.   Core Wars was designed as

A a model virus.

B a form of amusement.

C a low-cost program.

3.  The speaker says that computer viruses are picked up because they can

A  infiltrate programs by themselves.

B be sold with commercial software.

C hide in unofficial software.

4.  What does the speaker find surprising?

A the rise in the number of software infections

B the determination of those who develop viruses

C the fact that people blame their own computers

5.  The worst aspect of a Trojan horse virus is its capacity to

A delete all the files on your computer.

B send illegal emails to all your correspondents.

C perform operations in your name.

Questions 6-9  Listen from here

List FOUR ways of combating viruses.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.




9 eg: get anti-virus software

Question 10  Listen from here

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

10. How does the speaker feel about computer viruses?

A They are here to stay.

B They serve no purpose.

C They can be avoided.

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