Grade 5 - 6 Computer Basics

22 Questions  I  By Kbechar1 on November 16, 2009
Test computer basics knowledge of 5th and 6th graders using multiple choice.

  

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1.  Another name for computer programs and information.
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2.   The part of a computer that allows the user to view information on a screen.
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3.  This part sends signals to other parts of the computer to tell them what to do.
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4.  This is a flat input device that usually sits in front of the monitor.
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5.  This memory is for short term storage and is lost when the computer is turned off.
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6.  A name for a small picture or image representing a folder or a program.
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7.  This computer is small enough to fit on your lap and is very portable.
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8.  This part allows the user to hear information from the computer.
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9.  Another name for all the parts of a computer.
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10.  This input device will allow the user to move the pointer on the screen.
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11.  This type of computer is tall rather than wide.
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12.  This device allows the user to record or send their voice into the computer.
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13.  This part does the real calculation, moving and processing of information.
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14.  This is a type of computer that sets on a table or desk.
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15.  What are the 3 main things a computer does?
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16.   This part stores data, programs, settings, and the operating system while the computer is off. While it is on, it spins inside the computer reading and writing data.
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17.  Select 2 input devices
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18.  Select 3 output devices
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19.  Name a type of Disk Drive.(Single word or abreviation only please.)Ex.A ____________ Disk Drive.
20.  Name a type of Disk Drive.(Single word or abreviation only please.)Ex.A ____________ Disk Drive.
21.  Name a type of Disk Drive.(Single word or abreviation only please.)Ex.A ____________ Disk Drive.
22.  Name of an Operating System
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