The Ultimate Trivia Quiz On Computer Fundamentals

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Computer Fundamental Quizzes & Trivia

Hello Computer Geeks! Hope you all are fine. Do you like to operate the computer for 24 hours? Do you possess technical knowledge about computer hardware and software? If yes, then prove yourself by taking this quiz and assess yourself where you stand. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about computer fundamentals, which includes hardware and software. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ALU of a central processing unit does the essential maths work for the computer. What does the control unit do?
    • A. 

      Communicates its results

    • B. 

      Activates the output device

    • C. 

      Monitors the flow of information

    • D. 

      Control the printer

  • 2. 
    A storage device which is used to store data & information external to the main storage is known as
    • A. 

      Buffer

    • B. 

      Backing storage

    • C. 

      PROM

    • D. 

      Accumulator

  • 3. 
    What does that acronym VGA stand for?
    • A. 

      Enhanced Graphics Array

    • B. 

      Extended Graphics Adapter

    • C. 

      Video Graphics Array

    • D. 

      Video Graphics Adapter

  • 4. 
    Which part of the diskette should never be touched?
    • A. 

      Hub

    • B. 

      Centre

    • C. 

      Oval slot

    • D. 

      Corner

  • 5. 
    The storage locations in the internal storage of a CPU are called
    • A. 

      Contents

    • B. 

      Addresses

    • C. 

      Locations

    • D. 

      Mask

  • 6. 
    One of the main features that distinguish microprocessors from microcomputers is
    • A. 

      Words are usually larger in microprocessors

    • B. 

      Words are shorter in microprocessors

    • C. 

      Microprocessor does not contain I/O devices

    • D. 

      Exactly the same as the machine cycle time

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not true of future computers?
    • A. 

      Increased use of CAD/CAM techniques

    • B. 

      Faster turnaround time

    • C. 

      Developments in artificial intelligence systems

    • D. 

      Development of products more suitable for human use

    • E. 

      All of the above are true

  • 8. 
    The EAM device that does not use a control panel is the:
    • A. 

      Collator

    • B. 

      Reproducer

    • C. 

      Interpreter

    • D. 

      Sorter

  • 9. 
    A floppy disk contains
    • A. 

      Circular tracks only

    • B. 

      Sectors only

    • C. 

      Both circular tracks and sector

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    A typical modern computer uses
    • A. 

      LSI chips

    • B. 

      Vacuum tubes

    • C. 

      Valves

    • D. 

      All the above