Computer Basics Ultimate Exam!

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Having the knowledge of computer is not a luxury anymore, but a necessity for this day and age as computers are being used everywhere to accomplish all sorts of tasks. They are in schools, workplaces, libraries, and even our homes. This quiz will show that it is important to have at least beginner to intermediate experience with computers. Even if it is intimidating, you should give a shot to our computer basics quiz and test your knowledge. Don’t forget to take your certificate upon completion of the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Things we use to put information INTO a computer.

    • A.

      Output devices

    • B.

      DVD-Rom

    • C.

      Input devices

    • D.

      None of them

    Correct Answer
    C. Input devices
    Explanation
    Input devices are used to put information into a computer. Output devices, such as monitors or printers, are used to display or produce information from the computer. DVD-Rom is a type of storage device, not an input device. Therefore, the correct answer is input devices.

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  • 2. 

    An Operating System is a computer program that manages the resources of a computer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    An operating system is a crucial software that controls and coordinates the various hardware and software components of a computer system. It manages resources such as memory, processor, input/output devices, and file systems, ensuring their efficient allocation and utilization. Without an operating system, the computer would not be able to perform tasks or run applications effectively. Therefore, the statement "An Operating System is a computer program that manages the resources of a computer" is true.

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  • 3. 

    Output devices are things we use to get information OUT of a computer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Output devices are indeed used to get information out of a computer. These devices allow us to receive or view the processed data, such as the monitor displaying visual information, speakers playing audio, or printers producing hard copies of documents. Therefore, the statement "Output devices are things we use to get information OUT of a computer" is correct.

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  • 4. 

    Word, Excel, Power Point and Access are Operating Systems.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access are not operating systems. They are software applications that are part of the Microsoft Office suite. Operating systems, on the other hand, are the software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides services for computer programs to run. Examples of operating systems include Windows, macOS, and Linux.

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  • 5. 

    The physical parts, which you can see and touch, are called hardware.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is stating that the physical parts that are visible and can be touched are referred to as hardware. This is true because hardware refers to the tangible components of a computer system, such as the monitor, keyboard, mouse, and other physical devices. These components can be physically observed and interacted with, distinguishing them from software, which consists of intangible programs and instructions.

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  • 6. 

    A way to input letters or numbers into different applications or programs.

    • A.

      Mouse

    • B.

      Keyboard

    • C.

      Printer

    • D.

      Monitor

    Correct Answer
    B. Keyboard
    Explanation
    A keyboard is a device that allows users to input letters or numbers into different applications or programs. It consists of a set of keys, each representing a specific character or function. Users can press the keys on the keyboard to enter text, commands, or data into various software or hardware systems. This input method is essential for interacting with computers and other electronic devices, making the keyboard the correct answer in this case.

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  • 7. 

    Gives you sound output from your computer.

    • A.

      Printer

    • B.

      USB

    • C.

      CD / DVD

    • D.

      Speakers

    Correct Answer
    D. Speakers
    Explanation
    Speakers are devices that produce sound output from a computer. They receive audio signals from the computer and convert them into sound waves that can be heard by the user. Unlike printers, USB, and CD/DVD drives, speakers are specifically designed for audio output and are essential for listening to music, watching videos, or hearing any other type of audio on a computer.

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  • 8. 

    Is a computer screen or other screen that you can touch with your finger to enter information.

    • A.

      Touch Screen

    • B.

      Monitor

    • C.

      Black Berry

    • D.

      LCD TV

    Correct Answer
    A. Touch Screen
    Explanation
    A touch screen is a computer screen or other screen that can be operated by touching it with your finger to enter information. This technology allows users to interact directly with the screen, eliminating the need for a keyboard or mouse. Touch screens are commonly used in smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices to provide a more intuitive and user-friendly interface.

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  • 9. 

    What should you do if someone online asks you not to tell your parents about them?

    • A.

      Tell your parents straight away

    • B.

      Obey their request and keep silent

    • C.

      Ask the poster why

    • D.

      None of them

    Correct Answer
    A. Tell your parents straight away
    Explanation
    It is important to tell your parents straight away if someone online asks you not to tell them about them. This is because it could be a potential danger or a sign of inappropriate behavior. Your parents can help ensure your safety and guide you on how to handle the situation appropriately. Keeping silent or obeying their request could put you at risk and prevent you from getting the necessary support and protection. Asking the poster why may not be sufficient as they may not provide truthful or reliable information.

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  • 10. 

    What is means YAPPY?

    • A.

      Your name, address, password, phone number, and your plans.

    • B.

      Your name, web page, rewards, and your plans.

    • C.

      Your number, address, password, pictures, and your plans.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. Your name, address, password, phone number, and your plans.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Your name, address, password, phone number, and your plans." This answer suggests that YAPPY refers to personal information such as name, address, password, phone number, and plans. It implies that YAPPY is an acronym or abbreviation used to represent these specific pieces of information.

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