1st Nine Weeks Exam/ MS. Gibson

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Week Quizzes & Trivia

Computer Safety & Basics (Computer Hardware and Software)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain the Processing Cycle of the Computer.  In your answer, please give details and examples.
  • 2. 
    What are the modifer keys?
    • A. 

      CTRL, TAB, Shift

    • B. 

      CTRL, Shift, Caps Lock

    • C. 

      Enter, CTRL, Shift

    • D. 

      TAB, Shift, Caps Lock

    • E. 

      Enter, Shift, Caps Lock

  • 3. 
    The alphanumeric keys are also known as the ______keys.
    • A. 

      Function

    • B. 

      Computer

    • C. 

      Typewriter

    • D. 

      Number keypad

    • E. 

      Storage

  • 4. 
    What type of device is a graphics tablet?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What are the 5 basic parts of the computer?
    • A. 

      Cpu, monitor, speakers, keyboard and webcam

    • B. 

      Cpu, monitor, speakers, keyboard and graphic tablet

    • C. 

      Monitor, mouse, keyboard, printer and cpu

    • D. 

      Monitor, mouse, keyboard, printer and speaker

    • E. 

      Cpu, mouse, keyboard, printer and speaker

  • 6. 
    The _____consist of hardware, software, and data working together.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Computer system

    • D. 

      Email

    • E. 

      Data

  • 7. 
    What type of devices are used to enter information into the computer. 
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Storage

    • C. 

      Input

    • D. 

      Processing

    • E. 

      Hardware

  • 8. 
    The first electronic computer, the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), was developed in _______.
    • A. 

      1946

    • B. 

      1999

    • C. 

      1969

    • D. 

      1936

    • E. 

      1926

  • 9. 
    The cursor keys allow you to navigate on the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What type of device is a printer?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The device that saves data so it can be used again is called _________.
  • 12. 
    The output view on the monitor is called a _____.
  • 13. 
    What type of device is a webcam?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    The ESC key on the keyboard allows you to ________ the program.
  • 15. 
    The cursor keys allows you to ____ on the computer screen.
  • 16. 
    What are the homerow keys?
  • 17. 
    A touchpad is a ____ device
  • 18. 
    A monitor is a ______ device.
  • 19. 
    The _____ devices receive information from the CPU and translate it into sounds or images we can understand.
  • 20. 
    The ________ is any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do.
  • 21. 
    Information entered into the computer to be processed are called ____________.
  • 22. 
    Tangible, physical equipment that can be seen and touched is called _______.
  • 23. 
    The ____ computer hardware allows information to be passed through the telephone lines.
  • 24. 
    A file server can share files and access them from any computer on the network.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What type of device that processes data into information.
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Processor

    • E. 

      Hardware

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