CIS 101- Test 1

47 Questions | Total Attempts: 237

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CIS Quizzes & Trivia

This is a brief test over computer basics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A(n) ________ is a silicon chip ,developed in the 1960s, that contains large numbers of tiny transistors.
  • 2. 
    A(n) ________ is a chip that contains the central processing unit of a computer.
  • 3. 
    Specialized computers found in items such as gas pumps, traffic lights, and home appliances are known as ________ computers.
  • 4. 
    ________ Law predicts that the number of transistors that can be placed on an integrated circuit will double every 2 years.
  • 5. 
    A compact desktop computer with an integrated monitor is called a(n) ________ computer.
  • 6. 
    When technology recedes into the background it is sometimes called invisible computing or ________.
  • 7. 
    A(n) ________ is a light, inexpensive computer designed primarily for Internet access.
  • 8. 
    The process of distributing a task across a group of computers is called ________.
  • 9. 
    Computers convert data into information using ________.
  • 10. 
    A small microprocessor-based computer is a(n) ________.
  • 11. 
    The integration of technology on multifunction devices, such as smartphones is called ________.
  • 12. 
    A(n) ________ is a type of notebook that allows the user to use a stylus or pen to write directly on the screen.
  • 13. 
    The ________ is considered to be the brain of the computer.
  • 14. 
    The main circuit board of of a computer is the ________.
  • 15. 
    CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs are examples of ________ discs where lasers are used to store data on the discs.
  • 16. 
    A printer is an input device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    An optical drive is not a small, portable, solid-state drive that can hold up to 128 GB of information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    ________ is a short-range wireless technology used to connect many types of peripheral devices.
  • 19. 
    ________ cards or, "expansion cards", plug directly into expansion slots on the motherboard, allowing you to connect additional peripheral devices to a computer.
  • 20. 
    The most common types of ports found on computers today are ________.
  • 21. 
    A(n) ________ processor consists of two or more processors that are integrated on a single chip.
  • 22. 
    RAM is an example of ________ memory, that is information stored here will be lost when the computer is turned off.
  • 23. 
    A MB of storage can hold about ________ pages of plain text.
  • 24. 
    A megabyte (MB) is equal to ________ bytes.
  • 25. 
    In Windows Explorer, the ________ button allows you to change the way the file list objects are displayed in the file list area.
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