Quiz About Computer Systems! Trivia

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Quiz About Computer Systems! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Computer is an 'electronic' machine because
    • A. 

      It works using electricity

    • B. 

      It works without moving parts

    • C. 

      It has a CPU

    • D. 

      It has moving parts

  • 2. 
    Two basic functions of a computer system are
    • A. 

      Wordprocessing and Spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Sending email and web browsing

    • C. 

      Sending and receiving information

    • D. 

      Mouse and keyboard

  • 3. 
    When we load a program
    • A. 

      A copy of that program is made in RAM

    • B. 

      That program is copied into the hard disk

    • C. 

      We cannot load it from floppy disks

    • D. 

      We have to close all other open programs first

  • 4. 
    Process Control is
    • A. 

      Less reliable than human work

    • B. 

      A computer's ability to monitor and control an activity based on the input from sensors

    • C. 

      Problematic because the computer is not consistent

    • D. 

      Used in the grading of works of art

  • 5. 
    What is the difference between data and information?
    • A. 

      Computers process information not data

    • B. 

      Information is the representation of data on a computer

    • C. 

      Data is the representation of information

    • D. 

      Both are the same

  • 6. 
    Which of these are advantages of using a computer?
    • A. 

      Speed, dependency and cost effectivness

    • B. 

      Resentment and accuracy

    • C. 

      Data input and output

    • D. 

      Speed, consistency and reliability

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are disadvantages of computerizing a system?
    • A. 

      Resentment towards the system from staff members and possibility of hacking

    • B. 

      Accuracy and health risks

    • C. 

      Dependency on the system and storage of large volumes of data

    • D. 

      Consistency

  • 8. 
    At which of these jobs is a computer better suited than humans?
    • A. 

      Going through a large database to find a particular name

    • B. 

      Deciding on which dress best suits a model

    • C. 

      Appreciating a painting

    • D. 

      Choosing the most nice-smelling perfume

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are hardware items?
    • A. 

      Motherboard

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Hard Disk

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      RAM