C014 Computer Concepts

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Computer Concept Quizzes & Trivia

Basic Computer Concepts


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  • 1. 
    The microprocessor is plugged into the computer's _____.
    • A. 

      Expansion board

    • B. 

      Terminal

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 2. 
    Computing devices small enough to fit in your hand are called _____ computers.
    • A. 

      Notebook

    • B. 

      Handheld

    • C. 

      Mainframe

    • D. 

      Laptop

  • 3. 
    Personal computers are sometimes referred to as _____.
    • A. 

      Microcomputers

    • B. 

      Docking stations

    • C. 

      Mainframes

    • D. 

      Palmtop

  • 4. 
    Computers that can perform more than 1 trillion calculations per second are called _____.
    • A. 

      Mainframe computers

    • B. 

      Supercomputers

    • C. 

      Workstations

    • D. 

      Minicomputers

  • 5. 
    A program that helps you manage your hard disk is called a _____.
    • A. 

      Utility

    • B. 

      Browser

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Spreadsheet

  • 6. 
    Some _____ programs are essential in Web site design and multimedia authoring.
    • A. 

      Presentation

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet

    • C. 

      Graphics

    • D. 

      Database

  • 7. 
    An _____ acts as an interpreter between the software and hardware.
    • A. 

      Application

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Input device

    • D. 

      Operating system

  • 8. 
    Memory that permanently stores instructions that the computer needs to operate is called _____ memory.
    • A. 

      Random access

    • B. 

      Read-only

    • C. 

      Cache

    • D. 

      Flash

  • 9. 
    A personal computer's processor is usually a single chip on a _____.
    • A. 

      Circuit board

    • B. 

      Terminal

    • C. 

      Port

    • D. 

      Diskette drive

  • 10. 
    A computer reads and stores data in the form of _____.
    • A. 

      Images

    • B. 

      Words

    • C. 

      Sounds

    • D. 

      Numbers

  • 11. 
    A computer uses a processor and _____ to transform raw data into useful information.
    • A. 

      Output devices

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Input devices

    • D. 

      HDD

  • 12. 
    A file that a user can open and use often is called a _____.
    • A. 

      Document

    • B. 

      Program

    • C. 

      System

    • D. 

      Diskette

  • 13. 
    A browser is stored on the computer's _____.
    • A. 

      Hard disk

    • B. 

      Floppy disk

    • C. 

      Optical drive

    • D. 

      ROM

  • 14. 
    A Web search can be refined by using _____.
    • A. 

      Metasearch engines

    • B. 

      Advanced search tools

    • C. 

      Help

    • D. 

      Toolbar buttons

  • 15. 
    You can visit any Web page by _____.
    • A. 

      Typing the URL in the browser

    • B. 

      Clicking a hyperlink to the URL

    • C. 

      Storing the URL in your browser

    • D. 

      Clicking its short-cut icon on desktop

  • 16. 
    When you launch your browser, the page that appears is called a _____ page
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      Browser

    • C. 

      URL

    • D. 

      Launch

  • 17. 
    A hyperlink is a type of _____.
    • A. 

      Directory

    • B. 

      Search

    • C. 

      Navigational tool

    • D. 

      Web page

  • 18. 
    You can specify a URL by typing it in the browser's _____.
    • A. 

      Task bar

    • B. 

      History list

    • C. 

      Address box

    • D. 

      Search box

  • 19. 
    Http://www.abcdef.com/mail is an example of 
    • A. 

      URL

    • B. 

      Search engine

    • C. 

      Keyword

    • D. 

      Hyperlink

  • 20. 
    Click the option which is not a browser application:
    • A. 

      Internet explorer

    • B. 

      Windows explorer

    • C. 

      Firefox

    • D. 

      Chrome