BCIS 1010 Intro To Computers Quiz

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Introduction to Computers Quiz for BCIS 1010 at College of Eastern Utah - San Juan Campus


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The capacity of a single-sided, single-density DVD is _________.
    • A. 

      1.44 MB

    • B. 

      700 MB

    • C. 

      4.7 GB

    • D. 

      80 GB

  • 2. 
    Two types of auxiliary storage devices often used on personal computers are __________.
    • A. 

      Keyboards and scanners

    • B. 

      USB flash drives and hard disks

    • C. 

      Monitors and printers

    • D. 

      Control units and arithmetic logic units

  • 3. 
    The four operations of the information processing cycle are input, process, storage, and __________.
    • A. 

      Printing

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      E-mailing

    • D. 

      E-mailing

  • 4. 
    One billion bytes is called a __________, and typical hard disk sizes range from 160 to 750 billion bytes.
    • A. 

      Kilobyte (KB)

    • B. 

      Megabyte (MB)

    • C. 

      Gigabyte (GB)

    • D. 

      Dekabyte (DB)

  • 5. 
    The process of loading the operating system into the computer's memory from auxiliary storage is called ________.
    • A. 

      Loading

    • B. 

      Booting

    • C. 

      Driving

    • D. 

      Saving

  • 6. 
    Software can be categorized into two types: __________.
    • A. 

      Word processing software and spreadsheet software

    • B. 

      Database software and presentation graphics software

    • C. 

      System software and application software

    • D. 

      Desktop publishing software and communications software

  • 7. 
    Before buying a computer system, the purchaser should do some research on the __________.
    • A. 

      Size and types of memory (RAM) and storage

    • B. 

      Software included with the system

    • C. 

      Speed of the processor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The mouse is an output device because it outputs data to the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is data that has been organized into something that is meaningful and useful?
    • A. 

      Information

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Computer

  • 10. 
    The processor, memory, and storage devices are housed in a box-like case called the ____.
    • A. 

      Chassis

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      System board

    • D. 

      System unit

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