Quiz About Computer Systems! Trivia

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Quiz About Computer Systems! Trivia

Do you know what a computer system entails? A computer system is a basic, complete, and practical hardware and software setup with everything necessary to execute computing performance. It encompasses the ability to receive and process information and to create data for storage and output. It is a system of integrated devices working together. This quiz will teach you everything you need to know about computer systems and what they have to offer.


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. 
    Which of the following is a type of Main Memory?
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Hard Disk

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      RAM

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