Computer Storage & Programming Language Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Information on a computer is stored as what?
    • A. 

      Analog data

    • B. 

      Digital data

    • C. 

      Modem data

    • D. 

      Watts data

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    C, BASIC, COBOL and Java are examples of languages.
    • A. 

      Low-level

    • B. 

      Computer

    • C. 

      System programming

    • D. 

      High-level

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    Most Web sites have a main page, the, which acts as a doorway to the rest of the Web site pages.
    • A. 

      Search engine

    • B. 

      Home page

    • C. 

      Browser

    • D. 

      URL

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    An email account includes a storage area, often called a(n)-
    • A. 

      Attachment

    • B. 

      Hyperlink

    • C. 

      Mailbox

    • D. 

      IP address

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    The is the box that houses the most important parts of a computer system.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Input device

    • D. 

      System unit

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    What type of computer could be found in a digital watch?
    • A. 

      Mainframe computer

    • B. 

      Supercomputer

    • C. 

      Embedded computer

    • D. 

      Notebook computer

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    What is a modem connected to?
    • A. 

      Processor

    • B. 

      Mother board

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Phone line

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    A(n) is a collection of information that determines which files you can access and which settings you use.
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      User account

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      File system

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    The space in your computer that loads and works with data-
    • A. 

      Cache memory

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Megabyte

    • D. 

      RAM memory

    • E. 

      ROM memory

  • 10. 
    .............hard drives are permanently located inside the system unit and are not designed to be removed, unless they need to be repaired or replaced.
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Internal

    • C. 

      External

    • D. 

      Remove

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 11. 
    A computer consists of two or more computers and other devices that are connected for the purpose of sharing data and programs.
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      System

    • C. 

      Workstation

    • D. 

      Device

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 12. 
    The taskbar is located-
    • A. 

      On the Start menu

    • B. 

      At the bottom of the screen

    • C. 

      On the Ouick Launch tool bar

    • D. 

      At the top of the screen

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 13. 
    Once information is input into a computer, it becomes-
    • A. 

      Objects

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Ideas

    • D. 

      Facts

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
    Generally, you access the Recycle Bin through an icon located-
    • A. 

      On the desktop

    • B. 

      On the hard drive

    • C. 

      On the shortcut menu

    • D. 

      In the Properties dialog box

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 15. 
    Computer programs are written in a high-level programming language; however, the human- readable version of a program is called-
    • A. 

      Cache

    • B. 

      Instruction set

    • C. 

      Source code

    • D. 

      Word size

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 16. 
    The Recycle 8in stores discarded items until-
    • A. 

      Another user logs on

    • B. 

      The computer is shut down

    • C. 

      The end of the day

    • D. 

      You empty it

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 17. 
    A is a collection of information saved as a unit.
    • A. 

      Folder

    • B. 

      File

    • C. 

      Path

    • D. 

      File extension

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    Input, output, and processing devices grouped together represent a(n)-
    • A. 

      Mobile device

    • B. 

      Information processing cycle

    • C. 

      Circuit board

    • D. 

      Computer system

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
    One thousand bytes is a-
    • A. 

      Kilobyte

    • B. 

      Megabyte

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

    • D. 

      Terabyte

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 20. 
    What part of the computer provides only temporary storage of files?
    • A. 

      ROM memory

    • B. 

      RAM memory

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Mother board

    • E. 

      Processor

  • 21. 
    A(n) backup contains a copy of every program, data, and system file on a computer.
    • A. 

      Restoration

    • B. 

      Bootstrap

    • C. 

      Differential

    • D. 

      Full

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 22. 
    Every component of your computer is either-
    • A. 

      Application software or system software

    • B. 

      Software or CPU/RAM

    • C. 

      Hardware or software

    • D. 

      Input devices or output devices

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 23. 
    A blinking symbol on the screen that shows where the next character will appear-
    • A. 

      Delete key

    • B. 

      Arrow key

    • C. 

      Cursor

    • D. 

      Return key

    • E. 

      Esc key

  • 24. 
    Being means being familiar enough with computers that you understand their capabilities and limitations.
    • A. 

      Computer literate

    • B. 

      Computer competent

    • C. 

      Computer sawy

    • D. 

      Technology literate

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 25. 
    Which of the following could you do to remove a paragraph from a report you had written?
    • A. 

      Delete and edit

    • B. 

      Copy and paste

    • C. 

      Cut and paste

    • D. 

      Undo typing

    • E. 

      Highlight and delete

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