Computer Applications: Concepts

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Computer Concept Quizzes & Trivia

This is a practice quiz for the N-O Freshmen that will be taking a test on monday over the same material


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This type of monitor creates the image you see on the screen by manipulating light within a layer of liquid crystal
    • A. 

      LCD

    • B. 

      HHD

    • C. 

      Blu-Ray

    • D. 

      CRT

  • 2. 
    Is small, lightweight, and designed for portability
    • A. 

      Laptop Computer

    • B. 

      Desktop Computer

    • C. 

      Super Computer

    • D. 

      Main Frame Computer

    • E. 

      Sponge Bob's pet Gary

  • 3. 
    ____________________ are popular printers for home use, they spray ink onto paper and produce output whose quality is comparable to that of a laser printer
  • 4. 
    ________________________ is the place on the computer where the processing task occures, it is the main electronic component of the computer
  • 5. 
    ____________________ uses gun-like devices that direct beams of electrons toward the screen to activate dots of color to form the image you see on the screen
  • 6. 
    _________________________ is a chip on the motherboard that has been prerecorded with data.  It permantly stores the set of instructions that the computer uses to check the computer systems components to make sure they are working and to activate the essential software that controls the processing funtion when you turn the computer on.
    • A. 

      (RAM) Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      (ROM) Read Only Memory

    • C. 

      BIOS

    • D. 

      CMOS

    • E. 

      (RAW) Rockin Awesome Warrior

  • 7. 
    Consist of transistors and electronic circuits on a silicon chip.  Also known as the chip that makes the computer go.  The first super computer that Google used on for it's server had one of these called a Pentium 2
  • 8. 
    Intangible components of a computer
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Output Devices

    • C. 

      Input Devices

    • D. 

      Software

    • E. 

      A Heart from the Wizard

  • 9. 
    ________________ is designed for portability, but also includes the capability of recognizing ordinary handwriting
    • A. 

      Tablet PC

    • B. 

      CRT Monitor

    • C. 

      Laser Mouse

    • D. 

      Flash Drive

    • E. 

      Ralphie the Colorado Buffalo

  • 10. 
    _________________________ are generally used to maintain a elentronic appointment book, address book, calculator, and notepad, some have the capabilities to send and recieve emails and phone calls.
  • 11. 
    True or FalseVirtual Memory is space on the computers storage devices that simulates addtional RAM, and it is much slower than RAM
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    _____________ is a named collection of data
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Folder

    • C. 

      Hierarchy

    • D. 

      Stamp

    • E. 

      Locker

  • 13. 
    ___________ are removeable circuit boards that are inserted into slots in the motherboard to expand the capabilites of the motherboard
    • A. 

      Files

    • B. 

      Cards

    • C. 

      SDRAM

    • D. 

      Bytes

    • E. 

      Freshmen

  • 14. 
    _______________________ Tempararily holds programs and data while the computer is on and allows the computer to access that information randomly
  • 15. 
    ___________________ is something that is used to produce output, such as a monitor or a printer
  • 16. 
    _________________ is something that is used to enter data and issue commands, such as a keyboard or Mouse
  • 17. 
    Stores instructions and data
    • A. 

      RIM

    • B. 

      TAP

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      CRAM

    • E. 

      Bit

  • 18. 
    Is a series of 8 bits
    • A. 

      "MB" megabyte

    • B. 

      "GB" gigabyte

    • C. 

      Byte

    • D. 

      "TB" terabyte

    • E. 

      An eight part movie series like Starwars

  • 19. 
    These zeros and ones digits are considered ___________________ because the computer interprets them as 1 = on and 0= off
  • 20. 
    ___________________ is a personal computer that is designed to sit compactly on a desk
    • A. 

      Desktop Computer

    • B. 

      Laptop Computer

    • C. 

      Tablet PC

    • D. 

      Mac Airbook

    • E. 

      XBOX 360's cousin the PS5

  • 21. 
    A __________ byte is 1,024 GB's, or approximately one trillion bytes
  • 22. 
    ______________ refers to words, numbers, figures, sounds, and graphics that discribe people, events, things, and ideas
  • 23. 
    The physical components of a computer is called the ____________
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Output Device

    • C. 

      Input Device

    • D. 

      Hardware

    • E. 

      The case or tower

  • 24. 
    ___________ also referred to as storage capacity, is the amount of data that the computer can handle at any given time and is measured in MB or GB
    • A. 

      Memory Capacity

    • B. 

      Virtural Memory

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      RAM

    • E. 

      Tom's Memory

  • 25. 
    This _____________Printer produces high-quality output quickly and efficiently. a temporary laser image is transferred onto paper with a powdery substance called toner