Introduction To Computer: Basics Quiz!

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Introduction To Computer: Basics Quiz!

Computers are being used to accpomplish plethora of activities. At home, computers are set up for both productive efforts and recreational purposes. Computers help you budget your money, pay bills, shop, watch videos, and participate in social media. Ever wondered how well do you know the basics of your computer, you use so much? This quiz will give you an excellent introduction to computer basics. Don’t forget to take your certificate after this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A computer is 
    • A. 

      Person that follows directions to change and store data

    • B. 

      Machine that follows a set of instructions to change and store data.

    • C. 

      Machine that writes instructions to change and store data

  • 2. 
    Digital devices share data in what type of form?
    • A. 

      Electronic

    • B. 

      Written

    • C. 

      Oral

  • 3. 
    The physical parts of a computer are called?
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Case

  • 4. 
    Gives instructions to a computer - an example is a word processing program such as Microsoft Word.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Software

  • 5. 
    Information processing means
    • A. 

      Putting facts or numbers into a meaningful form

    • B. 

      Putting information into the computer

    • C. 

      Printing information from the computer

  • 6. 
    Giving data to a computer.
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Input

  • 7. 
    How data is changed or used?
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Storage

    • C. 

      Input

  • 8. 
    How you get data from the computer - such as viewing it on the screen or printing something.
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Output

  • 9. 
    Distribution is the part of the information processing cycle that refers to?
    • A. 

      Sending information to the people who need it

    • B. 

      Processing information

    • C. 

      Storing information as needed

  • 10. 
    Saving data for later use - an example would be saving data on a hard drive or a floppy disk.
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Distribution

    • C. 

      Storage

  • 11. 
    A small computer designed for an individual user.
    • A. 

      Personal computer

    • B. 

      Personal machine

    • C. 

      Individual computer

  • 12. 
    A small circuit board that controls all work done by the computer - the "brain".
    • A. 

      Operating system

    • B. 

      Microprocessor

    • C. 

      Circuit

  • 13. 
    An example of a peripheral is?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Headphones

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      All of the above

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