Computer Vocabulary: Tech Terms For Students! Quiz

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Computer Vocabulary: Tech Terms For Students! Quiz

Are you in between 6th, 7th and 8th grade? Have you been having a hard time when it comes to some of the tech terms used in computer class? If you said yes to both then you need not worry as the quiz below is exactly what you need to ensure that you understand them all. Give it a shot and all the best!


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  • 1. 
    A hardware component that supplies power to an electrical device. It receives power from an electrical outlet and converts the current from AC (alternating current) to DC (direct current), which is what the computer requires.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      MotherBoard

    • C. 

      Power Supply

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 2. 
     a place where work gets done; usually refers to a computer and the surrounding area.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Workstation

    • C. 

      Flash Drive

    • D. 

      Disc Drive

  • 3. 
    The pretty much the brain of your computer. It processes everything from basic instructions to complex functions. Stands for "Central Processing Unit"
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Computer

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 4. 
    The main circuit board of your computer and is also known as the mainboard or logic board.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      MotherBoard

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 5. 
    Refers to the physical parts of a computer and related devices.
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 6. 
    The part of the computer that stores all your data. It houses the hard disk, where all your files and folders are physically located.
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      Hardware

  • 7. 
    Memory containing hardwired instructions that the computer uses when it boots up, before the system software loads; stands for "Read Only Memory"
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CD

    • D. 

      Flash Drive

  • 8. 
    Every time you open a program, it gets loaded from the hard drive into this type of memory; stands for "Random Access Memory"
    • A. 

      Read-Only Memory

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Flash Drive

  • 9. 
    A small data storage device that has a built-in USB connection; also called a jump drive.
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      Disk Drive

    • C. 

      CD

    • D. 

      Flash Drive

  • 10. 
    A device that reads and/or writes data to a disk.
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      DVD

    • C. 

      Flash Drive

    • D. 

      Disk Drive

  • 11. 
    Stands for "Compact Disc." The data on this is stored as small notches on the disc and is read by a laser from an optical drive.
    • A. 

      DVD

    • B. 

      CD

    • C. 

      Floppy Disk

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 12. 
    Stands for "Digital Versatile Disc."  or "Digital Video Disc" - this is a high-capacity optical disc that looks like a CD, but can store much more information.
    • A. 

      DVD

    • B. 

      Disk Drive

    • C. 

      CD

    • D. 

      Digital Disk