A Computer General Knowledge Test!

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Are you looking for a Computer General Knowledge Test? If you said yes, then you are in luck as the one below will do exactly that for you. It will not only show you how much you know about computers but will definitely teach you some new things too. Do give it a try and share what you think of it in the comment section.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is a device that attaches to a microprocessor to keep it from overheating by absorbing its heat and dissipating it into the air, is known as?
    • A. 

      Exhaust fan

    • B. 

      Electric fan

    • C. 

      Cooling fan

    • D. 

      Casing fan

  • 2. 
    It is a device that connects to a computer or network and allows those devices to connect to the Internet.
    • A. 

      Digital subscriber line

    • B. 

      Broadband

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Wifi

  • 3. 
    What do you call to a part of a computer that contains the program like os?
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      Central processing unit

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 4. 
    It is a device that accepts text and graphic output from a computer and transfers the information to paper is known as?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Fax machine

  • 5. 
    It is an expansion slot found on many motherboards specifically designed for video graphics cards is known as?
    • A. 

      PCI slot

    • B. 

      AGP slot

    • C. 

      USB Slot

    • D. 

      Modem Slot

  • 6. 
    What do you call to the physical arrangement in a computer that contains the computer's basic circuitry and components?
    • A. 

      Circuit board

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Processing system unit

    • D. 

      Expansion system board

  • 7. 
    A device that provides battery backup when the electrical power fails or drops to an unacceptable voltage level?
    • A. 

      PSU

    • B. 

      UPS

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      AVR

  • 8. 
    It is an expansion card that allows the computer to send graphical information to a video display device such as a monitor or projector:
    • A. 

      Sound card

    • B. 

      USB card

    • C. 

      TV card

    • D. 

      Video Card

  • 9. 
    It is known as a computer chassis, cabinet, box, tower, enclosure, housing, system unit?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      UPS

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      PSU

  • 10. 
    A device that converts analog audio signals into the equivalent air vibrations to make audible sound is known as?
    • A. 

      Speaker

    • B. 

      Headset

    • C. 

      Mic

    • D. 

      Bluetooth

  • 11. 
    It is something that stores, preserves and recalls data when needed is known as?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      UPS

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      PSU

  • 12. 
    What do you call to a small amount of memory on a computer motherboard that stores the BIOS settings?
    • A. 

      Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      CMOS battery

    • C. 

      Video card

    • D. 

      UPS

  • 13. 
    What do you call to the parts of a motherboard wherein the memory or RAM is placed with?
    • A. 

      AGP slot

    • B. 

      Memory slot

    • C. 

      PCI slot

    • D. 

      SATA connector

  • 14. 
    Same problem, Name number 19 to the mother board?_____________________________?
  • 15. 
    It is a port used to connect a monitor to a computer known as?
    • A. 

      AGP port

    • B. 

      PCI port

    • C. 

      VGA port

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    What about number 20 ________________________________?
  • 17. 
    What do you call to the connection for your hard drive or CD / DVD drive? Most drives today come with SATA connections, so this is known as?
    • A. 

      Power chord

    • B. 

      SATA cable

    • C. 

      Memory slot

    • D. 

      IDE connector

  • 18. 
    From the motherboard picture below, name the No 18________________________.
  • 19. 
    It is a mechanical component that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a device (usually a microprocessor) and a printed circuit board (PCB), is known as?
    • A. 

      CPU socket

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Heatsink

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