Computer Technology: Basic Computer Terminology Quiz

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Basic Computer Terminology


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  • 1. 
    A flashing symbol on the computer screen that shows where the information you enter will appear
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Menu

    • D. 

      Toolbar

  • 2. 
    A strip of icons on a computer display providing quick access to certain functions of the computer program
    • A. 

      Toolbar

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Fonts

  • 3. 
    A piece of computer hardware that produces a paper copy of information from a computer
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Cursor

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 4. 
    The styles of type available on a computer
    • A. 

      Menu

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Command

    • D. 

      Fonts

  • 5. 
    The hardware device that allows you to navigate the computer
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Hard Drive (CPU)

    • C. 

      Flash Drive

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 6. 
    Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, Hard Drive and Printer are all this kind of computer devices
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Commands

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Menus

  • 7. 
    A set of electronic instructions that tells the a computer what to do is called
    • A. 

      Fonts

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Menu

  • 8. 
    A compact, removable, rewritable and digital storage device with USB interface is called a
    • A. 

      CD Rom

    • B. 

      Command

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Flash Drive

  • 9. 
    The electronic communications networ that connects computer networks and organizational computer facilities worldwide is called the
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      Network

  • 10. 
    This computer device allows you to input information (type)
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 11. 
    The main part or brains of the computer that processes instructions, performs calculations, and manages the flow of information through a computer system is called the
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Hard Drive (CPU)

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 12. 
    A list of commands in a computer program or operating system for you to choose from is called a
    • A. 

      Toolbar

    • B. 

      Menu

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Hardware

  • 13. 
    This key will delete the characters behind the cursor
    • A. 

      Space Bar

    • B. 

      Enter Key

    • C. 

      Tab Key

    • D. 

      Backspace Key

  • 14. 
    This piece of computer hardware is an output device that allows you to view information on its screen
    • A. 

      Display/Monitor

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Keyboard

  • 15. 
    To move the cursor in a document using the keyboard you would use the
    • A. 

      Space Bar

    • B. 

      Arrow Keys

    • C. 

      Enter Key

    • D. 

      Tab Key

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