Computer Parts Quiz: Afp (B)

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Dive into the world of computer hardware with the AFP Computer Parts Quiz (B)! Test your knowledge of various components that make up a computer system. From processors to memory modules, graphics cards to storage devices, this quiz will challenge your understanding of computer parts and their functionalities.

Whether you're a tech enthusiast or someone looking to enhance your computer literacy, this quiz offers an engaging way to explore the intricate details of the devices that power our digital world. Gear up for a fun and educational experience as you navigate through questions designed to assess your grasp on essential Read morecomputer components. Unleash your inner tech whiz and ace the AFP Computer Parts Quiz (B)!


AFP Computer Parts Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    What is the primary function of a computer?

    • A.

      A gaming console

    • B.

      A tool for processing and storing data 

    • C.

      A device for typing

    • D.

      A display screen

    Correct Answer
    B. A tool for processing and storing data 
    Explanation
     A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming. Modern computers have the ability to follow generalized sets of operations, called programs, that enable them to perform a wide range of tasks.

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  • 2. 

    What is the primary function of a computer monitor?

    • A.

      Display the output from the computer

    • B.

      Print documents from the computer

    • C.

      Play audio from the computer

    • D.

      Scan images into the computer

    Correct Answer
    A. Display the output from the computer
    Explanation
    A computer monitor is an output device that displays information in pictorial form. A monitor usually comprises the visual display, circuitry, casing, and power supply.

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  • 3. 

    What is the primary function of a computer keyboard?

    • A.

      Play videos

    • B.

      Print documents

    • C.

      Navigate the cursor

    • D.

      Input data by typing 

    Correct Answer
    D. Input data by typing 
    Explanation
    A keyboard is a peripheral device modeled after the typewriter keyboard. Keyboards are designed for the input of text and characters, and also to control the operation of the computer

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  • 4. 

    What is the primary function of a computer mouse?

    • A.

      Play audio

    • B.

      Print documents

    • C.

      Input data by typing

    • D.

      Navigate the cursor 

    Correct Answer
    D. Navigate the cursor 
    Explanation
    A computer mouse is a hand-held pointing device that detects two-dimensional motion relative to a surface. This motion is typically translated into the motion of a pointer on a display, which allows a smooth control of the graphical user interface.

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  • 5. 

    What is the primary function of computer speakers?

    • A.

      Capture images and transfer them to the computer

    • B.

      Play audio from the computer

    • C.

      Display the output from the computer

    • D.

      Print documents from the computer

    Correct Answer
    B. Play audio from the computer
    Explanation
    Computer speakers, or multimedia speakers, are speakers sold for use with computers, although usually capable of other audio uses, e.g. for an MP3 player. Most such speakers have an internal amplifier and consequently require a power source, which may be by a mains power supply often via an AC adapter, batteries, or a USB port.

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  • 6. 

    What is the primary function of a printer?

    • A.

      Play audio from the computer

    • B.

      Display the output from the computer

    • C.

      Scan images into the computer

    • D.

      Print documents from the computer 

    Correct Answer
    D. Print documents from the computer 
    Explanation
    A printer is used to print pages from a computer. It is a device that takes digital information from a computer and transfers it onto physical paper, creating a hard copy of documents, images, or other content. By sending a print command from the computer to the printer, the printer uses ink or toner to reproduce the digital content onto paper, allowing users to have physical copies of their digital files.

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  • 7. 

    What is the primary function of a scanner?

    • A.

      Scan images into the computer 

    • B.

      Display the output from the computer

    • C.

      Print documents from the computer

    • D.

      Play audio from the computer

    Correct Answer
    A. Scan images into the computer 
    Explanation
    An image scanner—often abbreviated to just scanner, is a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting or an object and converts it to a digital image. Commonly used in offices are variations of the desktop flatbed scanner where the document is placed on a glass window for scanning.

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  • 8. 

    On a standard QWERTY keyboard, which key is your left index finger placed on when using proper typing technique?

    Correct Answer
    F, f
    Explanation
    In touch typing, the left index finger is primarily responsible for the F key, among others. Touch typing is a method based on muscle memory instead of sight, so the fingers do the work instead of the eyes.

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  • 9. 

    On a standard QWERTY keyboard, which key is your right index finger placed on when using proper typing technique?

    Correct Answer
    J, j
    Explanation
    In touch typing, the right index finger is primarily responsible for the J key, among others. The small bumps or ridges found on the F and J keys on a computer keyboard are to help users correctly position their left and right hands without having to look at the keyboard.

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  • 10. 

    On a standard QWERTY keyboard, which key is your left pinky finger placed on when using proper typing technique?

    Correct Answer
    A, a
    Explanation
    In touch typing, the left pinky finger is primarily responsible for the A key, among others. The home row keys for the left hand are A, S, D, and F, with the left pinky placed on the A key.

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  • 11. 

    On a standard QWERTY keyboard, which key is your right ring finger placed on when using proper typing technique?

    Correct Answer
    O, o
    Explanation
    In touch typing, the right ring finger is primarily responsible for the O key, among others. The home row keys for the right hand are J, K, L, and ;, with the fingers placed on these keys and reaching to others.

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  • 12. 

    Is a computer monitor an input or output device?

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    Correct Answer
    B. Output
    Explanation
    A computer monitor is an output device that displays information in pictorial form. A monitor usually comprises the visual display, circuitry, casing, and power supply.

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  • 13. 

    Is a computer mouse an input or output device?

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    Correct Answer
    A. Input
    Explanation
    A computer mouse is a hand-held pointing device that detects two-dimensional motion relative to a surface. This motion is typically translated into the motion of a pointer on a display, which allows a smooth control of the graphical user interface.

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  • 14. 

    Is a computer keyboard an input or output device?

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    Correct Answer
    A. Input
    Explanation
    A keyboard is a peripheral device modeled after the typewriter keyboard. Keyboards are designed for the input of text and characters, and also to control the operation of the computer.

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  • 15. 

    Is a scanner an input or output device?

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    Correct Answer
    A. Input
    Explanation
    An image scanner—often abbreviated to just scanner, is a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting or an object and converts it to a digital image. Commonly used in offices are variations of the desktop flatbed scanner where the document is placed on a glass window for scanning.

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  • 16. 

    Is a digital camera an input or output device?

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    Correct Answer
    A. Input
    Explanation
    A digital camera is a camera that captures photographs in digital memory. Most cameras produced today are digital, and while there are still dedicated digital cameras, many more cameras are now incorporated into mobile devices like smartphones, which can, among many other purposes, use their cameras to initiate live video-telephony and directly edit and upload images to others.

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  • 17. 

    Is a printer an input or output device?

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    Correct Answer
    B. Output
    Explanation
    In computing, a printer is a peripheral device which makes a persistent representation of graphics or text, usually on paper. While most output is human-readable, bar code printers are an example of an expanded use for printers.

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  • 18. 

    Are computer speakers an input or output device?

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    Correct Answer
    B. Output
    Explanation
    Computer speakers, or multimedia speakers, are speakers sold for use with computers, although usually capable of other audio uses, e.g. for an MP3 player. Most such speakers have an internal amplifier and consequently require a power source, which may be by a mains power supply often via an AC adapter, batteries, or a USB port.

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  • 19. 

    A webcam is an output device.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A webcam is an input device as it captures video data and sends it to the computer for processing. Webcams are typically small cameras that sit on a desk, attach to a user’s monitor, or are built into the hardware.

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  • 20. 

    A microphone is an input device.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A microphone is an input device that can be used to input sound into a computer. Microphones are used in many applications such as telephones, hearing aids, public address systems for concert halls and public events, motion picture production, live and recorded audio engineering, sound recording, two-way radios, megaphones, radio and television broadcasting, and in computers for recording voice, speech recognition, VoIP, and for non-acoustic purposes such as ultrasonic sensors or knock sensors.

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