Bc101 Computer Application : Quiz 1

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Computers are used in most businesses in the world and mainly because they aids faster calculations, diligence, accuracy and versatility and facilitate online accounting. Below is the first Bc101 Computer Application quiz that will help you understand some of the basics details to know when it comes to computers. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is computer?

    • A.

      A mechine that can think like human.

    • B.

      A machine can making a calculation.

    • C.

      A programmable machine that receives input, stores and manipulates data//information, and provides output in a useful format

    • D.

      A machine that can play games.

    • E.

      A machine taht have monitor, CPU, and keyboard

    Correct Answer
    C. A programmable machine that receives input, stores and manipulates data//information, and provides output in a useful format
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a programmable machine that receives input, stores and manipulates data//information, and provides output in a useful format." This answer accurately describes a computer as a machine that can be programmed to perform various tasks by accepting input, processing data, and producing output in a format that is helpful or meaningful to the user. It highlights the key functions of a computer, including receiving input, storing and manipulating data, and providing output, which distinguishes it from other options that only mention specific capabilities or components of a computer.

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  • 2. 

    What is the name of this device?

    • A.

      Button

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Keyboard

    • D.

      Touch pad

    • E.

      Keypad

    Correct Answer
    C. Keyboard
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "keyboard" because it is a device that is used to input text and commands into a computer or other electronic device. It typically consists of a set of keys arranged in a specific layout, allowing users to type letters, numbers, and symbols. A keyboard is an essential input device for most computers and is used for various tasks such as typing documents, navigating through software, and playing games.

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  • 3. 

    Which below is not hardware:

    • A.

      Monitor

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Speaker

    • D.

      Windows

    • E.

      RAM

    Correct Answer
    D. Windows
    Explanation
    The given options consist of computer peripherals and components. The monitor, mouse, speaker, and RAM are all hardware components as they are physical devices that can be touched and interacted with. However, "windows" is not hardware. It refers to the operating system software that runs on the computer, enabling the user to interact with the hardware and perform various tasks.

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  • 4. 

    Which below is input device:

    • A.

      Speaker

    • B.

      RAM

    • C.

      Graphic Card

    • D.

      Mouse

    • E.

      Hardisk

    Correct Answer
    D. Mouse
    Explanation
    A mouse is an input device because it allows the user to interact with the computer by moving the cursor on the screen and clicking on different elements. It takes the physical movements of the user's hand and translates them into digital signals that the computer can understand. This allows the user to input commands and navigate through the computer's interface. Therefore, the mouse is an essential input device for controlling and interacting with a computer system.

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  • 5. 

    Which below is primary storage?

    • A.

      Floppy Disk

    • B.

      Hardisk

    • C.

      CD-ROM

    • D.

      ROM

    • E.

      RAM

    Correct Answer
    B. Hardisk
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hardisk because it is a type of primary storage that is used to store data and programs permanently. Unlike RAM (Random Access Memory) which is volatile and loses its data when the power is turned off, a hard disk retains its data even when the power is off. It is commonly used in computers to store the operating system, software applications, and user files. Floppy disks, CD-ROMs, and ROM are types of secondary storage devices, which are used for long-term storage but are not considered primary storage.

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  • 6. 

    Which below is not Operation Software (OS) for personal computer:

    • A.

      LINUX

    • B.

      Windows

    • C.

      DOS

    • D.

      UNIX

    • E.

      Symbian

    Correct Answer
    E. Symbian
    Explanation
    Symbian is not an operating system (OS) for personal computers. It was primarily designed for mobile devices, specifically smartphones. Symbian was developed by Nokia and was used in their mobile devices until it was eventually phased out. Therefore, it is not considered an OS for personal computers like Linux, Windows, DOS, and UNIX, which are commonly used on desktop and laptop computers.

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  • 7. 

    Which below is a word processing software:

    • A.

      Lotus 123

    • B.

      Microsoft Outlook

    • C.

      Wordperfect

    • D.

      Microsoft Excel

    • E.

      Lotus Freelance Graphic

    Correct Answer
    C. Wordperfect
    Explanation
    Wordperfect is a word processing software. It is commonly used for creating, editing, and formatting text documents. It provides various features such as spell checking, grammar checking, and the ability to insert tables, images, and graphs. Wordperfect is known for its user-friendly interface and extensive formatting options, making it suitable for both personal and professional use.

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  • 8. 

    Which below is not  application developed by Microsoft:

    • A.

      DOS

    • B.

      Windows

    • C.

      Powerpoint

    • D.

      Firefox

    • E.

      Windows Media Player

    Correct Answer
    D. Firefox
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Firefox because it is not an application developed by Microsoft. Firefox is a web browser developed by Mozilla, not Microsoft. DOS, Windows, PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player are all applications developed by Microsoft.

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  • 9. 

    Which below is not storage device:

    • A.

      Floppy disk

    • B.

      ZIP disk

    • C.

      DVD

    • D.

      CD-ROM drive

    • E.

      Compact Disk

    Correct Answer
    D. CD-ROM drive
    Explanation
    A CD-ROM drive is not a storage device because it is a device used to read CDs, not store data. It is a type of optical drive that allows the user to access the data stored on a CD-ROM. In contrast, the other options listed (Floppy disk, ZIP disk, DVD, and Compact Disk) are all storage devices that can be used to store and retrieve data.

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  • 10. 

    Which below is not a package of Microsoft Office?

    • A.

      Excel

    • B.

      Access

    • C.

      Word

    • D.

      Powerpoint

    • E.

      Movie Maker

    Correct Answer
    E. Movie Maker
    Explanation
    Movie Maker is not a package of Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office is a suite of productivity applications that includes Excel, Access, Word, and Powerpoint. Movie Maker is a separate software developed by Microsoft for video editing and is not included in the Microsoft Office package.

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