Computer Skills Quiz MCQ Exam!

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Computer Skills Quiz MCQ Exam!

Do you know what does booting a computer system means? What is the temporary memory of computer called? Do you have enough computer skills to excel in career? When you are well skilled in computers, you may get a decent job and a promotion. Computers are at the center of our world today. This quiz will display your computer skills. Remember to take your certificate upon completion of this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your computer may be infected with a virus for one of the following reasons:
    • A. 

      Download files from internet.

    • B. 

      Using infected Disk.

    • C. 

      Using Anti Virus

    • D. 

      Both a and b.

  • 2. 
    The device that converts a graphical image to digital data is:
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      ALU

    • D. 

      . Screen

  • 3. 
    What is the function of a disk drive?
    • A. 

      To print sheets of paper

    • B. 

      To read from or write information to a floppy disk

    • C. 

      To display information or pictures on a screen

    • D. 

      To calculate numbers

  • 4. 
    All of the following are various types of printers except:
    • A. 

      Dot-matrix.

    • B. 

      Ink-jet.

    • C. 

      Webcam.

    • D. 

      Laser.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are computer languages?
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      Windows 2000

    • C. 

      Word 2000

    • D. 

      Visual basic

  • 6. 
    What is the maximum capacity for floppy diskette?
    • A. 

      1.2 MB

    • B. 

      1.4 MB

    • C. 

      2.0 MB

    • D. 

      1.4 GB

  • 7. 
    What is most commonly used to enter text into a word processing program?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 8. 
    Booting a computer means:
    • A. 

      Install Programs.

    • B. 

      Turning the computer off

    • C. 

      Turning the computer on. And Loading operating system into RAM

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    When electrical power is cut off, data and programs are lost in:
    • A. 

      Secondary storage.

    • B. 

      ROM.

    • C. 

      Primary memory.

    • D. 

      Operating system.

  • 10. 
    WWW is an abbreviation for:
    • A. 

      . Wide World Web

    • B. 

      World Wide Web

    • C. 

      . Wide Web World

    • D. 

      Web World Wide

  • 11. 
    The temporary memory of the computer is
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      REM

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      BIOS

  • 12. 
    All of the following are examples of secondary storage devices except:
    • A. 

      Magnetic Tapes.

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Magnetic Disks.

    • D. 

      Hard Disks.

  • 13. 
    A computer user can notice that there is a virus if he/she observes a:
    • A. 

      Lack of storage capability.

    • B. 

      Decrease in the speed of executing programs.

    • C. 

      Unexpected error messages.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Input and output devices are really just:
    • A. 

      Direct entry devices.

    • B. 

      Remote entry devices.

    • C. 

      Translators.

    • D. 

      ASCII coders.

  • 15. 
    __________ is an example of keyboard entry.
    • A. 

      Working from a source document

    • B. 

      Using a hand scanner

    • C. 

      Using a wand reader

    • D. 

      Working with a POS terminal

  • 16. 
    A POS terminal is an example of:
    • A. 

      Source document entry.

    • B. 

      . keyboard entry.

    • C. 

      Direct data entry.

    • D. 

      B and c.

  • 17. 
    The keys labeled 0 - 9 on the keyboard are called:
    • A. 

      Function keys.

    • B. 

      Numeric keys.

    • C. 

      Typewriter keys.

    • D. 

      Special purpose keys.

  • 18. 
    The keyboard keys that resemble regular letters on the keyboard are called:
    • A. 

      Function keys

    • B. 

      Numeric keys.

    • C. 

      Typewriter keys.

    • D. 

      Special purpose keys.

  • 19. 
    The keyboard keys that have arrows on them are called:
    • A. 

      . function keys.

    • B. 

      Navigation keys.

    • C. 

      Typewriter keys.

    • D. 

      Special purpose keys.

  • 20. 
    The keyboard keys like Caps Lock that turn a feature on or off are called:
    • A. 

      Function keys.

    • B. 

      Special purpose keys.

    • C. 

      Toggle keys

    • D. 

      Combination keys.

  • 21. 
    To protect your Data from computer viruses you should:
    • A. 

      Buy original copies (of software)

    • B. 

      Make backups of your files.

    • C. 

      Use anti-virus programs (e.g. f-prot)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Continuous-speech and discrete-speech are two forms of:
    • A. 

      . speech recognition systems.

    • B. 

      Mark sense systems

    • C. 

      . optical-auditory access systems.

    • D. 

      Interactive input systems.

  • 23. 
    Using __________ the computer can recognize phrases like "He won the game" in context.
    • A. 

      Discrete speech

    • B. 

      Continuous speech

    • C. 

      Artificial speech

    • D. 

      Artificial intelligence

  • 24. 
    The general name for devices that convert machinereadable information into people-readable form is:
    • A. 

      . input devices.

    • B. 

      Scanning devices.

    • C. 

      Conversion devices.

    • D. 

      Output devices.

  • 25. 
    The printer that sprays small droplets of ink on to the surface of the paper is the __________ printer.
    • A. 

      Laser

    • B. 

      Dot matrix

    • C. 

      Ink jet

    • D. 

      Thermal

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