Computer Concepts Quiz Questions And Answers

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Are you aware of all the concepts of computers? To test your knowledge, you can take this computer concepts quiz and find out the questions and answers. When it comes to computers, there are several things to learn and know about. So, it is important to stay updated with all the terminologies and concepts related to computers. You might be aware of most of the things that would increase your chances of a perfect score on this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The largest and most important circuit board in the computer is the ____________________, also called the main board or system board.
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Processor/CPU

    • D. 

      PCI

  • 2. 
    In the world of computers, the term ____________________ refers to the computer’s physical components, such as the monitor, keyboard, memory chips, and hard drive.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Vaporware

    • D. 

      Bioware

  • 3. 
    The ____________________ is a group of microchips on the motherboard that control the flow of data and instructions to and from the processor, providing careful timing of activities.
    • A. 

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      Tollhaus

    • C. 

      Dual-core processor

    • D. 

      Chipset

  • 4. 
    True or False. The processor uses permanent storage, sometimes called secondary storage, to hold both data and instructions while it is processing them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    This system of pathways used for communication and the protocol and methods used for transmission are collectively called the ____________________
    • A. 

      Transmission Relay

    • B. 

      Bus

    • C. 

      USB

    • D. 

      Bit conduits

  • 6. 
    The configuration, or setup, chip is called ______
  • 7. 
    Different versions of UNIX are referred to as _____
    • A. 

      Distributions

    • B. 

      UAP

    • C. 

      Torvalds

    • D. 

      Applications

  • 8. 
    A(n) ____________________ is software that controls a computer
    • A. 

      CMOS

    • B. 

      Operating System

    • C. 

      POST

    • D. 

      Binary

  • 9. 
    A(n) ____________________ is the portion of the OS that relates to the user and to applications.
    • A. 

      Kernel

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Byte

    • D. 

      Shell

  • 10. 
    When each logical drive is formatted, a single directory table is placed on the drive called the ____________________ directory.
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Colonel

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      Primal

  • 11. 
    True or False. The Windows desktop is the primary tool provided by the Windows shell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    ____________________, commonly known as static electricity, is an electrical charge at rest.
    • A. 

      SED

    • B. 

      DES

    • C. 

      ESD

    • D. 

      EDS

  • 13. 
    True or False: Generally, when troubleshooting a PC problem, you begin by asking a question and determining the answer from there.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    MicroATX reduces the total cost of a system by ____.
    • A. 

      Reducing the number of I/O slots on the motherboard

    • B. 

      Reducing the power supplied to the board

    • C. 

      Allowing for a smaller case size

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    A(n) ____________________ goes back and forth, or oscillates, rather than traveling in only one direction.
    • A. 

      Variant current

    • B. 

      Direct current

    • C. 

      Alternating Current

    • D. 

      Vacillating Current

  • 16. 
    A(n) ____________________ is an electronic device that can hold an electrical charge for a period of time and can smooth the uneven flow of electricity through a circuit.
    • A. 

      Transistor

    • B. 

      Flux

    • C. 

      Capacitor

    • D. 

      Charger

  • 17. 
    True or False. The motherboard, like all other components inside the computer case, should be grounded to the chassis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    True or False. A memory cache is a small amount of RAM that is much faster than the rest of RAM.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A processor connects to the motherboard by way of a(n) ____________________ or a slot.
    • A. 

      Bracket

    • B. 

      Bucket

    • C. 

      Socket

    • D. 

      Sacket

  • 20. 
    True or False: When selecting a processor to install in a particular motherboard, select a processor the board supports.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    True or False:  Good processor cooling fans maintain a steady temperature of 185 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A motherboard form ____________________ determines the size of the board and its features that make it compatible with power supplies, cases, processors, and expansion cards.
    • A. 

      Factor

    • B. 

      Parameter

    • C. 

      Schematic

    • D. 

      Plan

  • 23. 
    True or False. When you change a DIP switch setting, use a graphite pencil to push the switch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    You can configure the motherboard in three different ways: DIP switches, ____________________, and CMOS RAM.
    • A. 

      Risers

    • B. 

      Spacers

    • C. 

      BIOS

    • D. 

      Jumpers

  • 25. 
    In regards to hard drives, what does SATA stand for?
    • A. 

      Serial Attached Technology Advancement

    • B. 

      Serial Advanced Technology Attachment

    • C. 

      Standard Advanced Technology Attachment

    • D. 

      Standard AMD Type Array

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