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Computer Literacy Module 1 : Computer Basics

20 Questions
Computer Literacy Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers the essentials of computer hardware and software.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Word Processing

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet

    • C. 

      Publishing

    • D. 

      Databases

    • E. 

      Presentations

  • 2. 
    Input, processing, output and storage are the steps in the __________.
    • A. 

      Information Cycle

    • B. 

      Information Processing Cycle

    • C. 

      Data Cycle

    • D. 

      Data Processing Cycle

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Joystick

    • D. 

      Scanner

  • 4. 
    CPU stands for ________.
    • A. 

      Central Packet Unit

    • B. 

      Core Processing Unit

    • C. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • D. 

      Central Product Unit

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Dot-Matrix

    • B. 

      Inkjet

    • C. 

      Portrait

    • D. 

      Laser

  • 6. 
    The equipment that makes up the computer.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      System Unit

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      RAM

  • 7. 
    A set of instructions that tells the computer how to perform a task.
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Software

    • E. 

      Input

  • 8. 
    Software designed to do a specific task like word processing or spreadsheets. 
    • A. 

      Application Software

    • B. 

      System Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Monitor

    • E. 

      Keyboard

  • 9. 
    Software that manages the hardware and the other software on your computer.
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      Operating System

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      CD-ROM

  • 10. 
    The process of communicating with the computer. 
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      DVD

    • D. 

      Storage

    • E. 

      Input

  • 11. 
    The result of the work done by your computer. 
    • A. 

      Storage

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Processing

    • D. 

      Input

    • E. 

      Software

  • 12. 
    The actions performed by a computer to manipulate data. 
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Power Supply

    • D. 

      Processing

    • E. 

      Saving

  • 13. 
    Printers that have nozzles that spray ink on the paper. 
    • A. 

      Inkjet

    • B. 

      Portrait

    • C. 

      Laser

    • D. 

      Dot-Matrix

    • E. 

      Multi-functional

  • 14. 
    Printers that are similar to copiers 
    • A. 

      Multifunctional

    • B. 

      Inkjet

    • C. 

      Laser

    • D. 

      Dot-Matrix

    • E. 

      Landscape

  • 15. 
    The brain of the computer.
    • A. 

      Brainette

    • B. 

      CD-ROM

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      FSU

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Motherboard

    • B. 

      DVD

    • C. 

      System Unit

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      Port

  • 17. 
    Memory that can read and write, but is lost when the computer is turned off
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      EPROM

    • D. 

      PROM

    • E. 

      MB

  • 18. 
    Contains the disk drives and stores the processor.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      System Unit

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Motherboard

    • E. 

      Bag

  • 19. 
    Hand-held device that controls the pointer on the screen. 
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Speakers

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      DVD

    • B. 

      Thumb Drive

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      CD

    • E. 

      Zip Disk

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