Grade 5 - 6 Computer Basics

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Test computer basics knowledge of 5th and 6th graders using multiple choice.

  
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  • 1. 
    Another name for computer programs and information.
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Process

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      CPU


  • 2. 
     The part of a computer that allows the user to view information on a screen.
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Monitor


  • 3. 
    This part sends signals to other parts of the computer to tell them what to do.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Icon

    • D. 

      Hard drive


  • 4. 
    This is a flat input device that usually sits in front of the monitor.
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Tower

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Laptop


  • 5. 
    This memory is for short term storage and is lost when the computer is turned off.
    • A. 

      Icon

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      RAM


  • 6. 
    A name for a small picture or image representing a folder or a program.
    • A. 

      Graphic

    • B. 

      Icon

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Desktop


  • 7. 
    This computer is small enough to fit on your lap and is very portable.
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Tower

    • C. 

      Computer

    • D. 

      Motherboard


  • 8. 
    This part allows the user to hear information from the computer.
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Input

    • D. 

      Speaker


  • 9. 
    Another name for all the parts of a computer.
    • A. 

      Process

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Software


  • 10. 
    This input device will allow the user to move the pointer on the screen.
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Speaker

    • C. 

      Icon

    • D. 

      Output


  • 11. 
    This type of computer is tall rather than wide.
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Tower


  • 12. 
    This device allows the user to record or send their voice into the computer.
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Microphone

    • C. 

      Output

    • D. 

      Speaker


  • 13. 
    This part does the real calculation, moving and processing of information.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      IBM

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Hard Drive


  • 14. 
    This is a type of computer that sets on a table or desk.
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Laptop

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Desktop


  • 15. 
    What are the 3 main things a computer does?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Save

    • C. 

      Output

    • D. 

      Process

    • E. 

      Reboot


  • 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.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Hard Drive


  • 17. 
    Select 2 input devices
    • A. 

      Microphone

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Speaker


  • 18. 
    Select 3 output devices
    • A. 

      Scaner

    • B. 

      Speaker

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Microphone

    • E. 

      Monitor


  • 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
    • A. 

      Dell

    • B. 

      Windows XP

    • C. 

      Yahoo

    • D. 

      Microsoft


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