Computer Basics Middle School

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Computer Basics Middle School

This quiz is designed for test the knowledge of middle school students, in the area of basic computer history and hardware.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which definition BEST describes a computer.
    • A. 

      A solar calculating machine.

    • B. 

      A machine used to surf the web.

    • C. 

      An electronic device that manipulates information and data.

    • D. 

      A device that collects dust and viruses.

  • 2. 
    The physical parts of a computer. (Hint- The parts you can touch).
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Spyware

    • D. 

      Touchpad

  • 3. 
    The First Computer, created in 1946, was called...
    • A. 

      The Retro-boot

    • B. 

      The atomic calculator

    • C. 

      The web-bot

    • D. 

      The ENIAC

  • 4. 
    In todays society,  there are many forms of technology that function similarly to a computer. Which is NOT an example of another type of computer system?
    • A. 

      XBOX

    • B. 

      IPOD

    • C. 

      CELL PHONE

    • D. 

      RADIO

  • 5. 
    Choose the input device from the list below.
    • A. 

      Speaker

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 6. 
    Choose the output device from the list below.
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 7. 
    Choose the part below that is known as the "brain" of the computer.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is known as the main circuit board, located inside the tower?
    • A. 

      Power cord

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Surfboard

  • 9. 
    This type of plug helps connect a digital camera and IPOD (as well as other peripheral divices) to the computer
    • A. 

      AUP

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      USB

  • 10. 
    Which part of the computer in pictured below?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Video Card

    • D. 

      Motherboard