The Gcs 8th Grade Information Technology Quiz

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8th Grade Technology Quizzes & Trivia

The Guidance Charter School 8th Grade Information Technology Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the acronym "CPU"stand For?
    • A. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • B. 

      Computer Processing Unit

    • C. 

      Computing Processing Unifier

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What does the acronym "NIC" stand for?
    • A. 

      Network Internal Communications

    • B. 

      Network Interface Card

    • C. 

      New Intel Card

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What is "Thermal Paste" used for?
    • A. 

      Used on the Video Graphics Card

    • B. 

      Used on the Hard Drive

    • C. 

      Used on the CPU

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What does the acronym "RAM" stand for?
    • A. 

      Real Anterior Masterstroke

    • B. 

      Right Angle Megabyte

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What does the acronym "BIOS" stand for?
    • A. 

      Basic Intelligent Operating System

    • B. 

      Biological Internal Off Switch

    • C. 

      Basic Input Output System

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What does the acronym "GUI" stand for?
    • A. 

      General Uniform Integrity

    • B. 

      Guided User Interface

    • C. 

      Gigavolt Unit Installation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Why is it important to use Thermal Paste?
  • 8. 
    Why use an Anti-Static Wrist Band?
    • A. 

      To remove static from the motherboard

    • B. 

      To remove static from your body

    • C. 

      To power up the motherboard

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    What is the difference between "Intel Pentium" and "AMD" Processors?
    • A. 

      Intel Pentium Processors has a higher speed

    • B. 

      AMD Processors has a higher speed

    • C. 

      No difference, just different brand names.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    How many Megabytes is in a "Gigabyte"?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      10000

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The ______________ is the enclosure that holds all your parts in place.
  • 12. 
    You are able to backup ______________ GB of space with a DVD-RW Disc.
  • 13. 
    ______________ drives can still be purchased for backwards compatibility.
  • 14. 
    The faster the ___________________ the faster your computers actions are completed.
  • 15. 
    On the rear side of an IDE drive you will find a connector with _____ pins.
  • 16. 
    The memory should be chosen according to the ___________________ type you have or intend to purchase.
  • 17. 
    Most of the new ___________________ cards are PCIE.
  • 18. 
    The ________________ is available in different types: CRT, Plasma, LCD.
  • 19. 
    The ___________________ is the part of the computer that talks to everything that is attached to it.
  • 20. 
    The keyboard plug for interfacing with the case is called ________________.