Computer Quizzes & Trivia

It has become one of the basic utilities in today’s world. Many cannot imagine their lives without it. Yet how much do you know about computers? Can you name all of its basic components? How about the most used programs?

You’ll have to answer questions like: What was the name of the first general-purpose computer? Who described, for the first time, the principles of the modern computer in a 1936 paper? What part of the computer performs the basic arithmetical, logical, and input/output operations of the system? What do the initials RAM stand for? Take your time, make all the right calculations and answer all the questions. Are you enough of a computer geek to get past our computer trivia?

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  • This person created a machine called The Analytical Engine.  His ideas were some of the first that led to the creation of computers. 
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  • This person created what is now known as the first computer program.  The program was made to help the Analytical Engine calculate numbers.
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  • This person is often called the inventor of the modern computer.  He actually created the first fully electronic computer.
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  • What are computer ethics?
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  • What is NOT an example of cyberbullying?
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  • Which is an example of plagiarism?
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  • A (n)……..device is any hardware component that allows you to enter data and instructions into a computer?

  • What is the aim of successful marketing?

  • Which of the following alternatives is done by a non-profit or government organisation to further a cause?

  • Lets start with an easy one.  What does CPU stand for?
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  • Who invented the Graphical User Interface (GUI)?
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  • You install a new 250 GB hard drive in your computer and format it.  Upon checking the available space on the hard drive in My Computer, you are puzzled to find that there is substantially less space available than 250GB.  Why? 
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