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Intro To Information Technolgy (test 1)

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Information Technology Quizzes & Trivia

Information Technology or IT is the means of creating, managing and exchanging information. IT includes all types of technology used to deal with information, such as computers, cables, satellites and telephone lines.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Computer systems are made up of hardware and software. What is software?
    • A. 

      Instructions that allow interaction with the computer’s components.

    • B. 

      The physical part of the computer system.

    • C. 

      A silicon chip used to store information.

    • D. 

      Anything related to customers.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    What are the four main parts of a personal computer?
  • 3. 
    What are the four main types of computers?
  • 4. 
    Virtually all computers have a hard disk. What will happen to information stored on your computer’s hard disk when you switch your computer off?
    • A. 

      The data will be lost.

    • B. 

      The data will be automatically backed up.

    • C. 

      Nothing – the data will remain there.

    • D. 

      Data will be printed.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    What type of peripheral device is the keyboard?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Communication

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What is a PDA?
    • A. 

      A portable computer that acts as an organizer and communication device.

    • B. 

      A primary device application and it used within the operating system.

    • C. 

      A primary data application and it is used for printing.

    • D. 

      A portable printer that is used to connect to your personal computer.

    • E. 

      None of the above.