Computer Parts Quiz 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Mouse

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    A. Hardware
  • 2. 

    Keyboard

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    A. Hardware
    Explanation
    A keyboard is a physical device that is used to input data into a computer. It consists of keys that are pressed by the user to enter characters, numbers, and commands. Since a keyboard is a physical device, it falls under the category of hardware, which refers to the tangible components of a computer system. Software, on the other hand, refers to the programs and instructions that run on the hardware. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "Hardware".

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  • 3. 

    Windows 7 Operating System

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    B. Software
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Software," is correct because Windows 7 is an operating system, which is a type of software. Operating systems are responsible for managing computer hardware and software resources, providing a user interface, and facilitating communication between the computer and the user. Windows 7 is specifically designed to run on personal computers and provides features such as a graphical user interface, file management, and application support. Therefore, it falls under the category of software rather than hardware.

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  • 4. 

    Microsoft Word

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    B. Software
    Explanation
    Microsoft Word is a software program, not hardware. It is a word processing application developed by Microsoft that allows users to create, edit, and format documents. It provides various features such as spell check, grammar check, formatting options, and the ability to insert images and tables. Therefore, the correct answer is software.

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  • 5. 

    CPU (Central Processing Unit)

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    A. Hardware
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Hardware". CPU, or Central Processing Unit, is a physical component of a computer system and is considered a part of the hardware. It is responsible for executing instructions and performing calculations, making it an essential component for the functioning of a computer. Software, on the other hand, refers to the programs and applications that run on the hardware, including the operating system and other applications. Therefore, the CPU is a hardware component rather than software.

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  • 6. 

    Monitor

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    A. Hardware
    Explanation
    The term "monitor" refers to a physical device that displays visual output from a computer or other electronic device. In the context of the given options, "hardware" is the correct answer as it encompasses physical components like monitors, keyboards, mouse, etc. "Software" refers to the programs and applications that run on the hardware.

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  • 7. 

    Microsoft PowerPoint

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    B. Software
    Explanation
    Microsoft PowerPoint is a software application developed by Microsoft. It is a part of the Microsoft Office suite and is used for creating and presenting slide presentations. Therefore, the correct answer is software.

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  • 8. 

    Games

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    B. Software
    Explanation
    The given answer "Software" is the correct answer because it is the category that includes computer programs and applications. Games can be considered as a type of software, as they are computer programs designed for entertainment purposes. Hardware refers to the physical components of a computer system, such as the processor, memory, and peripherals. While games may require hardware to run, the question is asking for the broader category that games belong to, which is software.

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  • 9. 

    Speakers

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    A. Hardware
    Explanation
    The term "hardware" refers to the physical components of a computer system, such as the speakers in this case. Speakers are a type of hardware that allows the computer to produce sound output. In contrast, "software" refers to the programs and instructions that run on the computer. Therefore, the correct answer is "hardware" because speakers are a physical component of the computer system.

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  • 10. 

    Microsoft Word

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    B. Software
    Explanation
    Microsoft Word is a software program, not hardware. Software refers to the programs and operating systems that run on a computer, while hardware refers to the physical components of a computer system. Microsoft Word is a word processing software that allows users to create, edit, and format documents. It is not a physical device or component, so it falls under the category of software.

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