Computer Concepts Review

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the four major functionsof a computer?
    • A. 

      Input data

    • B. 

      Store data

    • C. 

      Define data

    • D. 

      Output data


  • 2. 
    Which of the following answers list the units of measure for memory size in increasing order?
    • A. 

      Terabyte, gigabyte, megabyte, kilobyte, byte

    • B. 

      Byte, megabyte, kilobyte, gigabyte, terabyte

    • C. 

      Byte, kilobyte, megabyte, terabyte, gigabyte

    • D. 

      Byte, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, terabyte


  • 3. 
    To be computer literate, you must only know about the parts of your computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 4. 
    Affective computing is computing that relates to emotion or deliberately tries to influence emotion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    Information and data are the same thing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT an input device?
    • A. 

      Plotter

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Keypad


  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT an output device?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Speakers

    • C. 

      Plotter

    • D. 

      Mouse


  • 8. 
    Theh most common type of system software is the operating system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 9. 
    An optical mouse use an internal sensor or laser to detect the mouse movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 10. 
    Which of the following devices is NOT available as a wireless device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Mouse


  • 11. 
    Criteria to select a printer that best meets your needs includes all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Cost

    • B. 

      Resolution

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Manufacturer


  • 12. 
    Which of the following classifacations is used for computers that can support hundres of users at one time?
    • A. 

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      Supercomputer

    • C. 

      Megacomputer

    • D. 

      Big computer


  • 13. 
    For an LCD monitor, which of the following factors refers to the difference in the light intesity between the brightest white and the darkest black?
    • A. 

      Black/white effect

    • B. 

      Contrast ratio

    • C. 

      Number of pixel

    • D. 

      Color intensity


  • 14. 
    A basic computer consists of all of the following elements EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Laser printer

    • D. 

      Mouse


  • 15. 
    RAM is an example of volatile storage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 16. 
    Color laser printers are an example of impact printers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 17. 
    The motherboard contains all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Power supply


  • 18. 
    All of the following are optical storage devices EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Flash drives

    • B. 

      CDROMS

    • C. 

      DVD

    • D. 

      Blu Ray


  • 19. 
    Data is a representation of a fact, figure, or idea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 20. 
    Information is data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 21. 
    An ethernet port is used for network connectivity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 22. 
    All-in-one printers combine the functions of printing, scanning, copying, and faxing into one machine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 23. 
    The DVORAK keyboard puts the most coommon used letters in the English langualge on "home keys."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 24. 
    Function keys perform the same action regardless of the software package being used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 25. 
    A toggle key is a key that turns a function on or off.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 26. 
    When your computer is in Sleep mode, all the documents, applications, and data you were using remain in RAM.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 27. 
    Processor speed is measured in hertz.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 28. 
    RAM holds all the instructions that the computer needs to start up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 29. 
    The most important factor to consider when choosing an LCD monitor is resolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 30. 
    Computers work exclusively with words.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 31. 
    Tablet PCs are similar to notebooks but they also includ touch sensitive screens and handwriting recognition software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 32. 
    Unidirectional microphones are best for recording a conference call when you need to pick up the voices of multiple speakers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 33. 
    CPU performance is NOT affected by the number of cores in the processor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 34. 
    Match the following.
    • A. a portable nonvolatiatile memory device
    • A.
    • B. most common type of port used to connect input and output devixes to the computer
    • B.
    • C. a point on a screen
    • C.
    • D. powering on the computer from a completely turned off state
    • D.
    • E. a place where data and programs that the CPU uses are stored
    • E.
    • F. holds all the instructions the computer needs to start up
    • F.

  • 35. 
    Match the following.
    • A. volatile storage
    • A.
    • B. nonvolatile storage
    • B.
    • C. bit
    • C.
    • D. byte
    • D.
    • E. impact printer
    • E.
    • F. nonimpact printer
    • F.

  • 36. 
    Experts recommend that you adjust the height of your chair so that your feet do not touch the floor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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