Computer Basic Exam: Quiz!

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Computer Basic Exam: Quiz!

Are you ready for your computer basics exam? Computers are a mandatory part of our society, as they are utilized in almost every situation. It is not just limited to employees who have high-paying jobs, and even retail workers must know how to use computers. Being familiar with the computer is typically part of the deal when you are looking for a job. This quiz on computers will assist you in your quest for basic computer knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The CPU is the
    • A. 

      Back bone of the computer.

    • B. 

      Is the brain of the computer.

    • C. 

      Is the primary input device.

    • D. 

      Is used to store data.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    Universal ___________ Bus.
  • 3. 
    RAM stands for......
    • A. 

      Read Access Modem

    • B. 

      Ready Access Memory

    • C. 

      Random Account Merging

    • D. 

      Random Access Memory

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    ROM stands for Read ______________ Memory.
  • 5. 
    CPU stands for: Central ____________ Unit.
  • 6. 
    What is the main circuit board to which all of the other internal components is connected.  Also known as the "spine" of the computer.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Transistor

    • C. 

      LAN

    • D. 

      BIOS

    • E. 

      Motherboard

  • 7. 
    ______________________ is the basic software that allows the user to interact with the computer.  Also known as the language of a computer.
  • 8. 
    This is used by the computer to record and play audio by converting analog sound to digital information and back again.
    • A. 

      APG

    • B. 

      Ports

    • C. 

      USB

    • D. 

      IDE

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    ___________________ is the primary device for entering information into the computer.
  • 10. 
    DSL stands for Digital ____________ Line.
  • 11. 
    An electrical transformer regulates the electricity used by the computer.
    • A. 

      IDE

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Fire Wire

    • E. 

      Power supply

  • 12. 
             Name one of the four types of permanent storage areas.
  • 13. 
    There are two ways to measure the performance of a hard disk. Name one.
  • 14. 
    What is this?
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