Advanced Level: Computer Test For Students! Trivia Quiz

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Advanced Level: Computer Test For Students! Trivia Quiz

There is much that one can learn when it comes to computers, and this being said, the quiz below is for students who are taking up the advanced computer class. This test is similar to the practice test you will be taking in a while before you have to sit down for the finals. Good luck! Do your best, not someone else's!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I connect computers and allow them to talk to each other. What am I?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Sound card

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Port

    • E. 

      BIOS

  • 2. 
    I wake up the computer and remind it what to do. What am I?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Sound card

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Motherboard

    • E. 

      BIOS

  • 3. 
    I am the brain of the computer. What am I?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Harddrive

    • D. 

      BIOS

    • E. 

      ROM

  • 4. 
    I have a very good memory, but can't write
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Harddrive

    • D. 

      Motherboard

    • E. 

      BIOS

  • 5. 
    I hold all of the other circuit boards
    • A. 

      Harddrive

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Video card

    • E. 

      Expansion card

  • 6. 
    Inside the tower, I am the biggest circuit board in the box
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Video card

    • E. 

      Expansion card

  • 7. 
    Information in the computer is stored on my magnetic cylinders
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Video card

    • E. 

      Ports

  • 8. 
    What is NOT an input device?
    • A. 

      USB drive

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Graphics tablet

    • D. 

      Monitor

    • E. 

      Keyboard

  • 9. 
    What is an output device?
    • A. 

      USB drive

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Graphics tablet

    • E. 

      Keyboard

  • 10. 
    The computer has two types of memory. What are the two types called?
    • A. 

      R.A.M. and Read Access Memory

    • B. 

      R.O.M. and Random Access Memory

    • C. 

      R.O.M. and Reading Always Memory

    • D. 

      R.O.M. and R.U.M.

  • 11. 
    What refers to the computer's capacity to run multiple applications at one time?
    • A. 

      R.O.M.

    • B. 

      CPU speed

    • C. 

      R.A.M.

    • D. 

      Hard drive space

  • 12. 
    Computers have 3 MAIN types of software. Which response is NOT one of those MAIN  types.
    • A. 

      Applications

    • B. 

      Utility Programs

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      My Programs

  • 13. 
    Norton Anti-virus is what type of software?
    • A. 

      Applications

    • B. 

      Utility Programs

    • C. 

      Operating System

  • 14. 
    What is the operating system of our classroom?
    • A. 

      Windows 3.1

    • B. 

      Windows 95/98

    • C. 

      Windows Vista

    • D. 

      Window XP

    • E. 

      Windows 2008

  • 15. 
    The computer speaks what language?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      Chinese

    • E. 

      Binary Code

  • 16. 
    How else do you say 4 billion bytes?
    • A. 

      4,000,000 bytes

    • B. 

      4 MB

    • C. 

      4 KB

    • D. 

      4 GB

  • 17. 
    As you know,in order for the computer to generate data,  it must send power on and off in a sequence. Code this pattern: Off, On, Off, Off, On, On, On, Off
    • A. 

      01001111

    • B. 

      10110011

    • C. 

      01001110

    • D. 

      01011100

    • E. 

      10110001

  • 18. 
    True or False: Do no use the computer during a storm
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Spilling liquids on your computer won't hurt it
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Downloading from Internet sites could expose your computer to dangerous viruses
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    You should remove the computer cover monthly to clean inside
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Opening an email attachment could download a virus into your computer system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    You can improve your memory by
    • A. 

      Reviewing your notes on a regular basis

    • B. 

      Using acrostics

    • C. 

      Using acronyms

    • D. 

      Studying with a friend

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Every Good Boy Does Fine is called what?
    • A. 

      Acronym

    • B. 

      Acrostic

    • C. 

      A song

    • D. 

      Antonym

  • 25. 
    The order of memory sizes, from small to large is
    • A. 

      Bits, bytes, MG, KB, GB

    • B. 

      Bits, bytes, MG, GB, KB

    • C. 

      Bytes, KB, MG, GB

    • D. 

      GB, bits, bytes, MG, KB

  • 26. 
    In my hard drive, I have 10 MB of room left. I download 5 new programs and have used up 80% of my available MB. How much MB do I have left?
    • A. 

      2 MB

    • B. 

      4 MB

    • C. 

      6 MB

    • D. 

      8 MB

    • E. 

      10 MB

  • 27. 
    The specifications of my computer is: iMac System 7.5, 32 MB RAM, 18 MB available hard drive space, 2x CD-ROM. What kind of computer am I working with?
    • A. 

      PC

    • B. 

      MAC

  • 28. 
    I want to download a new software game on my computer but don't know if I have enough memory. Where should check?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      RAM

  • 29. 
    I  want to save the conversation I had with my friend in my computer. What is the file's extension going to be?
    • A. 

      Jpeg

    • B. 

      Bmp

    • C. 

      Pdf

    • D. 

      Html

    • E. 

      Zip

  • 30. 
    What is NOT a graphic extension?
    • A. 

      Jpeg

    • B. 

      Gif

    • C. 

      Zip

    • D. 

      Bmp

  • 31. 
    The specifications of my computer is: iMac System 7.5, 32 MB RAM, 18 MB available hard drive space, 2x CD-ROM. iMac System 7.5 refers to what?
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      CPU speed

    • C. 

      Available RAM

    • D. 

      Available Hard drive Space

    • E. 

      CD speed

  • 32. 
    The specifications of my computer is: iMac System 7.5, 32 MB RAM, 18 MB available hard drive space, 2x CD-ROM. 32 MB RAM refers to what?
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      CPU speed

    • C. 

      Available RAM

    • D. 

      Available Hard drive Space

    • E. 

      CD speed

  • 33. 
    The specifications of my computer is: iMac System 7.5, 32 MB RAM, 18 MB available hard drive space, 2x CD-ROM. What specification is NOT here?
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      CPU speed

    • C. 

      Available RAM

    • D. 

      Available Hard drive Space

    • E. 

      CD speed

  • 34. 
    What is our class' website?
    • A. 

      Www.sghs.computerswebs.com

    • B. 

      Www.sghs.computers.webs.com

    • C. 

      Www.sghscomputers..com

    • D. 

      Www.sghscomputers.webs.com