Computer Hardware And Software Quiz

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Identify the three major components of hardware and the two types of commonly used software.


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  • 1. 
    What is the processor in a computer?
    • A. 

      It sends and receives information, completes tasks and puts the software to work. The faster it can complete tasks, the faster your computer will be. It is like a butler because it makes sure everything works smoothly together.

    • B. 

      It is where you keep all the things you want to use later. It is like a basement because it stores things. the bigger it is, the more you can store.

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory. It makes information easier for the computer to access. It makes computers faster. It is like a closet in the house because it make things easier to access when you need them and it gets cleaned out every time you restart your computer.

  • 2. 
    What is the hard drive in a computer?
    • A. 

      It sends and receives information, completes tasks and puts the software to work. The faster it can complete tasks, the faster your computer will be. It is like a butler because it makes sure everything works smoothly together.

    • B. 

      It is where you keep all the things you want to use later. It is like a basement because it stores things. the bigger it is, the more you can store.

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory. It makes information easier for the computer to access. It makes computers faster. It is like a closet in the house because it make things easier to access when you need them and it gets cleaned out every time you restart your computer.

  • 3. 
    What is RAM in a computer?
    • A. 

      It sends and receives information, completes tasks and puts the software to work. The faster it can complete tasks, the faster your computer will be. It is like a butler because it makes sure everything works smoothly together.

    • B. 

      It is where you keep all the things you want to use later. It is like a basement because it stores things. the bigger it is, the more you can store.

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory. It makes information easier for the computer to access. It makes computers faster. It is like a closet in the house because it make things easier to access when you need them and it gets cleaned out every time you restart your computer.

  • 4. 
    What is Software?
    • A. 

      Is allows the computer to fit with exactly what you want it to do. You can get them from a computer store or download them from the Internet.

    • B. 

      It is a translator that allows us to talk to, and work with, computers.

    • C. 

      Is a piece of software that directs the computer to operate all its functions.

  • 5. 
    What is an Operating System?
    • A. 

      Is a piece of software allows the computer to fit with exactly what you want it to do. You can get them from a computer store or download them from the Internet.

    • B. 

      It is a translator that allows us to talk to, and work with, computers.

    • C. 

      Is a piece of software that directs the computer to operate all its functions.

  • 6. 
    What are Software Programs?
    • A. 

      Is a piece of software allows the computer to fit with exactly what you want it to do. You can get them from a computer store or download them from the Internet.

    • B. 

      It is a translator that allows us to talk to, and work with, computers.

    • C. 

      Is a piece of software that directs the computer to operate all its functions.