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Basic Computer Knowledge Assessment

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Basic Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Computer users of any age are welcome to take this quiz. It will let you know how much you really know about computers.



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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Firmware

    • D. 

      Output

  • 2. 
    The term _____________ refers to the set of instructions that directs the hardware in a computer to accomplish a task.
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Software

  • 3. 
    The ______________ is an output device which produces output on paper.
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 4. 
    _________________ is a program used to create documents such as letters, essays, and resumes.
  • 5. 
    ________________________ is a program used to create spreadsheets.
  • 6. 
    The number system that only uses two digits, 0 and 1, is called the ____________ number system.
  • 7. 
    The video card provides a port for the _______________ to be plugged in to.
  • 8. 
    The ___________ writes data and instructions in storage devices and performs calculations and other data processing.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Port

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 9. 
    A ____________ is a pointing device used to move a pointer on the screen and to make selections.
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Processor

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 10. 
    Computers can only be used for work.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE