The Ultimate Trivia Quiz On Basic Computer Hardware!

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The Ultimate Trivia Quiz On Basic Computer Hardware!

An easy hardware test, if you don't pass it get off your computer and laugh at yourself. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a storage device that has platters and uses 1 or more R/W head to transfer data back and forth?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      CD Drive

    • C. 

      Hard Disk Drive

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Drawing

    • C. 

      Sound

    • D. 

      Output

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Sound card

    • B. 

      Network card

    • C. 

      Video card

    • D. 

      Expansion card

  • 4. 
    What does RAM stand for?
    • A. 

      Random Authorization Mechanism

    • B. 

      Remote Authorization 

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory

    • D. 

      Readily Accessed Mail

  • 5. 
    Which of the following companies is famous for manufacturing computer processors?
    • A. 

      Sony

    • B. 

      Macromedia

    • C. 

      Intel 

    • D. 

      Corel

  • 6. 
    What is the permanent memory built into your computer called?
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      CD- ROM

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 7. 
    The mouse pointer moves erratically, what is the possible cause? The mouse
    • A. 

      Has an incorrect IRQ setting

    • B. 

      Driver is not installed properly

    • C. 

      Is not connected

    • D. 

      Ball is dirty

  • 8. 
    UPS stands for:
    • A. 

      Universal Power Supply

    • B. 

      Uninterrupted Power Supply

  • 9. 
    Which is a PCI bus speed?
    • A. 

      22Mhz

    • B. 

      33Mhz

  • 10. 
    With reference to a CPU, What MIPS means?
    • A. 

      Million Instructions Per Second

    • B. 

      Million Per Second Instruction

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4