Basic Computer Components Quiz

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Students will identify computer components and concepts by matching words, functions, and definitions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Translates the analog information you enter into binary code so that the processor can understand what you want.
    • A. 

      Binary code

    • B. 

      Input devices

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Output devices

    • E. 

      Disk drive

  • 2. 
    Numerical representation of information using 1s and 0s.
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Analog information

    • C. 

      Data storage device

    • D. 

      Binary code

    • E. 

      Hard drive

  • 3. 
    Storage device inside the main computer body that includes both the part that does the saving and the medium where information is stored.
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      CD-ROM

    • C. 

      Data storage device

    • D. 

      Disk drive

    • E. 

      Hard drive

  • 4. 
    Translates binary coded information from the processor into analog information you can understand.
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      CD-ROM

    • D. 

      Input device

    • E. 

      Data storage device

  • 5. 
    Acronym for "Compact Disk Read-Only Memory," designed to store electronic data.
    • A. 

      Analog information

    • B. 

      Disk drive

    • C. 

      Data storage device

    • D. 

      CD-ROM

    • E. 

      Input device

  • 6. 
    Save information you have entered into or created with the computer.
    • A. 

      Binary code

    • B. 

      CD-ROM

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Output device

    • E. 

      Disk drive

  • 7. 
    Data storage device that saves the information using a medium.
    • A. 

      Disk drive

    • B. 

      CD-ROM

    • C. 

      Input device

    • D. 

      Hard drive

    • E. 

      Binary code

  • 8. 
    Information made of varying frequencies of sound and light waves.
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Binary code

    • C. 

      Data storage device

    • D. 

      Analog information

    • E. 

      Output device

  • 9. 
    Is a microphone an input device or an output device?
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

  • 10. 
    Is a scanner an input device or an output device?
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

  • 11. 
    Is a printer an input device or an output device?
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

  • 12. 
    Is a keyboard an input device or an output device?
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

  • 13. 
    Is a speaker an input device or an output device?
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

  • 14. 
    Is a monitor an input device or an output device?
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

  • 15. 
    Is a mouse an input device or an output device?
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

  • 16. 
    Are headphones an input device or an output device?
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

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