212 Hardware And Software- Computing GCSE Standard

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212 Hardware And Software- Computing GCSE Standard - Quiz


This will test your knowledge on Hardware and Software. 10 questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is a main part of a CPU?

    • A.

      CU

    • B.

      UPC

    • C.

      CP

    • D.

      PU

    Correct Answer
    A. CU
    Explanation
    The correct answer is CU. CU stands for Control Unit, which is a main part of a CPU. The Control Unit is responsible for coordinating and controlling the operations of the CPU. It fetches instructions from memory, decodes them, and executes them by sending signals to other parts of the CPU. It also manages the flow of data between the CPU and other devices. Without the Control Unit, the CPU would not be able to perform its functions effectively.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these isn't a type of memory?

    • A.

      Cache

    • B.

      Flash

    • C.

      Virtual

    • D.

      Storage

    Correct Answer
    D. Storage
    Explanation
    The given options include Cache, Flash, Virtual, and Storage. Out of these options, all except "Storage" are types of memory. Cache memory is a small and fast memory that stores frequently accessed data. Flash memory is a type of non-volatile memory commonly used in USB drives and SSDs. Virtual memory is a technique that allows the operating system to use a portion of the hard drive as an extension of RAM. On the other hand, "Storage" refers to a broader term that encompasses various devices used for long-term data storage, such as hard drives and solid-state drives.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these isn't an application from Microsoft Office

    • A.

      Access

    • B.

      Publisher

    • C.

      Script

    • D.

      Excel

    Correct Answer
    C. Script
    Explanation
    The question asks for an application that is not part of Microsoft Office. Access, Publisher, and Excel are all applications from Microsoft Office. However, Script is not an application from Microsoft Office, making it the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    What is the Apple company version of the internet?

    • A.

      Internet Explorer

    • B.

      Jungle

    • C.

      Apple Web

    • D.

      Safari

    Correct Answer
    D. Safari
    Explanation
    Safari is the correct answer because it is the web browser developed by Apple Inc. and is the default browser on Apple devices. It is designed to provide a seamless and user-friendly browsing experience for Apple users, with features such as a clean interface, fast performance, and strong privacy and security measures. Safari is specifically tailored to work well with Apple's operating systems and integrates smoothly with other Apple services and features.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the founder of Microsoft?

    • A.

      Gary Gates

    • B.

      William Gates

    • C.

      Jonny Gates

    • D.

      Micky Gates

    Correct Answer
    B. William Gates
    Explanation
    William Gates is the correct answer because he is widely known as the co-founder of Microsoft. Along with his childhood friend Paul Allen, Gates established Microsoft in 1975. He played a crucial role in the development of the company, overseeing its growth into one of the world's largest technology corporations. Gates is renowned for his contributions to the personal computer revolution and his philanthropic efforts through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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  • 6. 

    Is Decode a microprocessor which peforms the instruction

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. Decode is not a microprocessor; it is a stage in the instruction execution cycle of a microprocessor. The decode stage interprets the instruction fetched from memory and prepares the necessary control signals and data paths for the execution stage.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is a software

    • A.

      Mouse

    • B.

      Norton

    • C.

      Armstrong

    • D.

      Titchmarsh

    Correct Answer
    B. Norton
    Explanation
    Norton is a software. Norton refers to Norton Antivirus, which is a software program designed to protect computers from malware, viruses, and other online threats. It is commonly used to scan and remove viruses, as well as provide real-time protection against potential threats. Norton is a well-known and widely used software in the field of computer security.

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