Computer Hardware! Trivia MCQ Quiz

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Computer Hardware! Trivia MCQ Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following suggestion will make your computer work station more comfortable?
    • A. 

      Work at least four hours without breaks

    • B. 

      Sit with your legs wrapped around the chair legs

    • C. 

      Use a comfortable, adjustable chair.

    • D. 

      Use the CD-ROM drive as a can holder for a soft drink

  • 2. 
    A hardware device that stores data and programs, executes program instructions, and performs arithmetic operations known as the:
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Integrated Circuits

    • C. 

      Main Storage

    • D. 

      Memory

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is true concerning the maintenance of the computer hardware?
    • A. 

      One should use periodically clean hardware with appropriate cleaners

    • B. 

      Dust will not affect hardware

    • C. 

      Less expensive printers are easier to maintain

    • D. 

      Monitors should be turned off frequently

  • 4. 
    The small desk-sized computer designed for education and business is called a:
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Minicomputer

    • C. 

      Microcomputer

    • D. 

      Supercomputer

  • 5. 
    Which of the following will have the least impact on the changing role of technology in our lives?
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Health Care

    • C. 

      Dangerous jobs

    • D. 

      Transportation

  • 6. 
    What is the main purpose of an external storage device?
    • A. 

      To print hard copies in readable form

    • B. 

      To save time while working on the computer

    • C. 

      To store programs and data until they are needed

    • D. 

      To sort information for later use

  • 7. 
    If your computer has a hard disk drive, which of the following will most likely BOOT the computer?
    • A. 

      Hard disk

    • B. 

      Application disk

    • C. 

      Data disk

    • D. 

      New disk

  • 8. 
    The input device that reads printed characters, symbols, or graphical images into the computer is the:
    • A. 

      Sensors

    • B. 

      Speech recognition

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Scanner

  • 9. 
    The study of creating an efficient, comfortable, and healthy workplace while working on a computer is called:
    • A. 

      Economics

    • B. 

      Ecosystem

    • C. 

      Ergonomics

    • D. 

      Experts

  • 10. 
    If a repair technician is not readily available, which of the following can provide help quickly?
    • A. 

      Emergency Medical Technician

    • B. 

      A technical support number

    • C. 

      Backup disks of your program

    • D. 

      Backup disks of your data

  • 11. 
    What type of computer is the largest, fastest, and most expensive in existence?
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Mainframe

    • C. 

      Minicomputer

    • D. 

      Supercomputer

  • 12. 
    The small, portable computer with features very similar to a microcomputer is a/an:
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Minicomputer

    • C. 

      Mainframe

    • D. 

      Supercomputer

  • 13. 
    The physical computer equipment that can be touched is known as:
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Input/Output

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Storage