Computer Hardware Quiz

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 Computer Hardware Quiz
A quiz testing your general knowledge of computer hardware. (geared towards 7-8th graders) Meets AZ Technology Standards

  
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  • 1. 
    The instructions that tell the computer what to do and how to do it.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Monitor


  • 2. 
    The heart (and brains) of the computer is the...
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      Hard drive


  • 3. 
    When keyboarding, all of the following are examples of good posture, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Eyes on the monitor

    • B. 

      Fingers on "home row"

    • C. 

      Feet on the floor

    • D. 

      Back straight

    • E. 

      Elbows on the table


  • 4. 
    RAM stand for:
    • A. 

      Really Awesome Monkeys

    • B. 

      Rotten Apple Money

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory

    • D. 

      Rugs And Mud

    • E. 

      Raspberry And Mayonaise


  • 5. 
    When you save a file, it is permently saved on the...
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      RAM

    • E. 

      Keyboard


  • 6. 
    Select three input devices your computer uses:
    • A. 

      Mouse, keyboard, monitor

    • B. 

      Mouse, keyboard, scanner

    • C. 

      Mouse, printer, CPU

    • D. 

      Mouse, scanner, printer


  • 7. 
    What type of devices allow you to save your file, and then take the file with you to access on a different computer?
    • A. 

      Jump drive, floppy disk or memory card

    • B. 

      Hard drive or mp3 player

    • C. 

      Floppy disk or hard drive

    • D. 

      Camera phone or hard drive


  • 8. 
    Behavior when using the computer that conforms to accepted standards of conduct.
    • A. 

      Uniform Use Agreement

    • B. 

      All Use Agreement

    • C. 

      Acceptable Use Agreement

    • D. 

      Computer Use Agreement


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