Test Your Computer Concepts! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Computer Concepts! Trivia Quiz

Are you clear about your computer concepts knowledge? Computers are made up of software and hardware components. One needs to have a good understanding of both, as this ensures you know what to do with a computer. The hardware is the tangible component, while the software is the set of instructions needed for the computer to complete the task. Do take the challenge poses in the question from this quiz and see if you know all there is to using computers. All the best as you tackle it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When employees use computer technology to work from home or during business travel and are linked by the network to the office.
    • A. 

      Hacker

    • B. 

      Spyware

    • C. 

      Telecommuting

    • D. 

      Server

  • 2. 
    A criminal activity that is used by people to fraudulenty obtain personal information, such as usernames, passwords, cedit card details, and your social security information.
    • A. 

      Copyright

    • B. 

      Hackers

    • C. 

      Spyware

    • D. 

      Phishing

  • 3. 
    The legal method for protecting the intellectual property of the author or creator.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Copyright

    • C. 

      Read-only memory

    • D. 

      Internet

  • 4. 
    People who create and send programs such as viruses in order to do harm to other computers.
    • A. 

      Hackers

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Spyware

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 5. 
    The largest network in the world connecting millions of computers worldwide.
    • A. 

      Intranet

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Router

    • D. 

      Local area networks

  • 6. 
    One million cycles per second.
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Program

    • C. 

      Gigahertz

    • D. 

      Megahertz

  • 7. 
    Two or more computers connected to share data, either by wires or using wireless technology.
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Router

    • D. 

      Local area networks (LANS)

  • 8. 
    Connected computers within a small geographical area such as a home, office, school, or building.
    • A. 

      Web server

    • B. 

      Local area networks (LANS)

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Router

  • 9. 
    Device that allow computers to communicate by converting data in bytes to sounds media in order to send data and then convert it back to bytes after receiving data.
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Mini toolbar

  • 10. 
    An electronic device that joins two or more networks and directs the flow of information across the network.
    • A. 

      Ribbon

    • B. 

      Server

    • C. 

      Program

    • D. 

      Router

  • 11. 
    A device that converts text or graphics from a printed page into code that a computer can process.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 12. 
    Permanent memory that stores the instructions that tell the computer how to begin to load its operating system and programs.
    • A. 

      Read-only memory (ROM)

    • B. 

      Random access memory (RAM)

    • C. 

      Read-only

    • D. 

      Record

  • 13. 
    The clarity of an image on the screen, measured in pixels. The higher resolution, the more pixels and clearer the image.
    • A. 

      Resources

    • B. 

      Pixels

    • C. 

      Byte

    • D. 

      Resolution

  • 14. 
    Data entered into the computer through a varity of devices, such as a keyboard, microphone, or mouse.
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Computer system

  • 15. 
    Located inside the system unit, a circuit board where the computer memory, power supply, the processor, and other vital electronic parts are housed.
    • A. 

      DVD drive

    • B. 

      Zip drive

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Hardware

  • 16. 
    Includes the system unit of a computer, and all peripheral input and output devices
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Computer file

    • C. 

      Computer folder

    • D. 

      Computer system

  • 17. 
    The physical components, devices or parts, of the computer such as the central processing unit (CPU), the monitor, the keyboard, and the mouse.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Hard disk drive

    • D. 

      Zip drive

  • 18. 
    A very portable, small solid state storage device that plugs directly into a USB port on the computer system unit and that can read and write data.
    • A. 

      DVD

    • B. 

      CD

    • C. 

      Floppy disk

    • D. 

      USB flash drive

  • 19. 
    A small lightweight computer that includes monitor, keyboard, hard disk drive, CD/DVD storage drives, and a pointing device as one unit that folds for easy portability. Also called a notebook computer.
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      PSP

    • D. 

      Nintendo DS

  • 20. 
    A single character of data such as a letter which is composed of eight bits.
    • A. 

      Zip drive

    • B. 

      DVD drive

    • C. 

      Byte

    • D. 

      Pixels