Quiz: Only An Expert Can Pass This Computer Hardware And Software Trivia Quiz

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Quiz: Only An Expert Can Pass This Computer Hardware And Software Trivia Quiz

This trivia quiz is one only an Expert Can Pass This Computer Hardware and Software can pass. A Computer is made of these two components which work together to meet the needs of a user. If you want to see how well you understand the components, all you need to do is pass this quiz and be assured you have the best understanding!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Computer stores
    • A. 

      Data only

    • B. 

      Instructions only

    • C. 

      Both data and instructions

    • D. 

      Randomly only

  • 2. 
    Keyboard is an example of 
    • A. 

      Output device

    • B. 

      Input device

    • C. 

      An input/output device

    • D. 

      Output/input device

  • 3. 
    What is a PC?
    • A. 

      Low-cost computer usually desktop

    • B. 

      Desktop computer size

    • C. 

      Mini computer usually palm-size in nature

    • D. 

      Personal computational machine

  • 4. 
    What is a computer?
    • A. 

      A machine

    • B. 

      An electronic machine that can accept, process and store data/information

    • C. 

      An electronic machine

    • D. 

      An electronic machine that can accept data and modify a data according to its own incentives

  • 5. 
    Modern computer is basically an electronic device which can respond to commands
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Terminal is an example of
    • A. 

      In-to-in device

    • B. 

      In/out device

    • C. 

      Output device only

    • D. 

      Input/output device

  • 7. 
    CPU stands for
    • A. 

      Computer Processing Unit

    • B. 

      Central Progressing Unit

    • C. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • D. 

      Computer Process Unit

  • 8. 
    What is a program?
    • A. 

      Set of instructions that tells the computer to stop execution

    • B. 

      Sets of computers that tells the computer what to do

    • C. 

      A set of instructions that tells the computer what to do

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The operating systems of a computer have the following features:
    • A. 

      Purchased as utility from a software company

    • B. 

      All of the above are correct

    • C. 

      Control the operations of the hardware

    • D. 

      Serve as intermediaries between the hardware and application programs

  • 10. 
    Computer machinery is the
    • A. 

      Utility

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Operating system

  • 11. 
    .....................is the software responsible for controlling the allocation and usage of hardware resources
  • 12. 
    What do you understand by booting?
    • A. 

      Switching off the system

    • B. 

      Switching out the system

    • C. 

      Switching on the system

    • D. 

      Switching in the system

  • 13. 
    FORTRAN stands for ...............