Computer Hardware Components

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The aim of this quiz is to practise identifying the main components found inside the system case and their functions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the following called?
    • A. 

      System case

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      Adapter card

    • D. 

      Power supply

    • E. 

      CPU

  • 2. 
    What is the function of the power supply?
    • A. 

      The power supply protects against electrical shock

    • B. 

      The power supply converts power from the wall socket to a lower voltage

    • C. 

      The power supply protects the motherboard

  • 3. 
    What is the main circuit board inside the computer called?
  • 4. 
    CPU is an abbreviation of
  • 5. 
    Main memory is also known as
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Secondary storage

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Disc drive

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the following component?
  • 7. 
    What is ROM an abbreviation of?
  • 8. 
    Why are CD drives and  DVD  drives also referred to as optical drives?
    • A. 

      The disks are made of optical material

    • B. 

      A lens is used to read the data

    • C. 

      Light is used for reading the information