Basic Computer Knowledge Assessment

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Basic Computer Knowledge Assessment

People new to using computers can take the following quiz. It asks the most basic questions regarding basic operations about the computers. Good luck on the quiz and I hope you learn something from it.



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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The term _______ refers to the computer's physical components, such as the monitor, keyboard, memory chips, and hard drive.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Firmware

    • D. 

      Output

  • 2. 
    The term _____________ refers to the set of instructions that directs the hardware in a computer to accomplish a task.
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Software

  • 3. 
    The ______________ is an output device which produces output on paper.
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 4. 
    The ___________ writes data and instructions in storage devices and performs calculations and other data processing.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Port

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 5. 
    A ____________ is a pointing device used to move a pointer on the screen and to make selections.
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Processor

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 6. 
    Computers can only be used for work.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 7. 
    The number system that only uses two digits, 0 and 1, is called the ____________ number system.Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Binary System

    • B. 

      C++ System

    • C. 

      Teritiary System

    • D. 

      IO System

  • 8. 
    _________________ is a program used to create documents such as letters, essays, and resumes.
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word

    • B. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • C. 

      Microsoft Access

    • D. 

      Visual Basic

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