Computer Fundamentals 101: A Quiz For Beginners

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Computer Fundamentals 101: A Quiz For Beginners

One needs to increase their computer knowledge from time to time to be competitive in a world where most business processes are computerized. Have you been having a tough time in computer class? Take up this computer fundamentals 101 quiz below for beginners and get to increase your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Operating System is a:
    • A. 

      System Software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Utility Software

    • D. 

      Malware

  • 2. 
     Files are Organized in:
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Cache

    • C. 

      Directories

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      A medium for Data Communications

    • B. 

      A Physical Device that driven by data

    • C. 

      A Physical Device Driven by software

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      WAN and LAN

    • B. 

      WAN and LAN

    • C. 

      TAN and CAN

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      An area that is used for viewing documents

    • B. 

      An area that organizes your documents

    • C. 

      An area that gives you quick access to files

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 6. 
    A graphic artist would use:
    • A. 

      Accounting Software

    • B. 

      Word Processing Application

    • C. 

      Graphics Presentation Software

    • D. 

      Antivirus Software

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Reversing the files stored on the hard drive

    • B. 

      Putting your computer in the back of the room

    • C. 

      Storing an extra copy of data on the hard disk

    • D. 

      Storing an extra copy on an external storage device

  • 8. 
    The process of carrying out a command is called:
    • A. 

      Fetching

    • B. 

      Controlling

    • C. 

      Storing

    • D. 

      Executing

  • 9. 
    A Database is used to:
    • A. 

      Store and Organize data in records

    • B. 

      Store and Organize papers

    • C. 

      Store and Organize records in files

    • D. 

      Store and Organize records in fields

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Communications Software

    • B. 

      System Software

    • C. 

      Accounting Software

    • D. 

      Database Software

  • 11. 
    Electronic mail is best used to:
    • A. 

      Send and Receive messages over a network

    • B. 

      Send and Receive messages via the Internet

    • C. 

      Send and Receive messages via radio waves.

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 12. 
    The term Icon refers to:
    • A. 

      A Picture of symbol that represents a command

    • B. 

      A Photograph

    • C. 

      A Leader

    • D. 

      A Symbol of Power

  • 13. 
    Word Processing and Desktop Publishing are Applications
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What does the “R” in RAM stands for?
    • A. 

      Rewrite

    • B. 

      Read

    • C. 

      Readable

    • D. 

      Random

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a multi-user, multi-tasking Operating System?
    • A. 

      MSDOS

    • B. 

      Windows 95/98

    • C. 

      UNIX

    • D. 

      Utility Software

  • 16. 
    Which one of the following applications is used to manage non-numeric lists?
    • A. 

      Database Management System

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet

    • C. 

      Graphics Software

    • D. 

      Microsoft Disk Operating System

  • 17. 
     Raw facts such as letters, words and sounds are called:
    • A. 

      Commands

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      User Response

    • D. 

      Programs

  • 18. 
    The first electronic digital computer was built in the:
    • A. 

      1920’s

    • B. 

      1940’s

    • C. 

      1960's

    • D. 

      1970's

  • 19. 
    Modem is short for:
    • A. 

      Modulation Demolition

    • B. 

      Modulator Demodulator

    • C. 

      A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    The Main directory is otherwise called the _____________?
    • A. 

      Truck Directory

    • B. 

      C directory

    • C. 

      Root Directory

    • D. 

      LAN Directory

  • 21. 
    Software development is most often done by:
    • A. 

      Analyst

    • B. 

      Programmer

    • C. 

      End User

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 22. 
    C++ is a Programming Language
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    DVD stands for ______________
    • A. 

      Digital video data

    • B. 

      Direct video

    • C. 

      Digital versatile disc

    • D. 

      Direct vertical disc

  • 24. 
    GUI Stands for ____________________  
    • A. 

      Graphical User Interface

    • B. 

      Greater User Interface

    • C. 

      Graphical Utility Icon

    • D. 

      Graphical Utility Interface

  • 25. 
    The special formatting language used to create Web Pages is called:
    • A. 

      HTML

    • B. 

      COBOL

    • C. 

      Perl

    • D. 

      JAVA