Basic Computer Terms! Trivia Quiz

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Basic Computer Terms! Trivia Quiz

In the tech world, computers are the mother of all inventions, and even before you see a gadget, they must have used the computer at one point of its manufacturing or planning. How knowledgeable do you think you are when it comes to some of the basic computer terms? Well, take up the test below and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Extra credit: Explain how a CD-ROM works
  • 2. 
    What do the letters RAM stand for?
    • A. 

      Remote Access Master

    • B. 

      Random Access Memory

    • C. 

      Render Appropriate Memory

    • D. 

      Random Access Master

  • 3. 
    What do the letters ROM stand for?
    • A. 

      Random Ocular Memory

    • B. 

      Remote Only Memory

    • C. 

      Read Only Memory

    • D. 

      IDK

  • 4. 
    Which of the following uses RAM?
    • A. 

      A USB stick

    • B. 

      Streaming music

    • C. 

      Streaming video

    • D. 

      Opening a program

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT magnetic storage?
    • A. 

      An internal hard drive

    • B. 

      A CD ROM

    • C. 

      An external hard drive

    • D. 

      A floppy disk

  • 6. 
    Which of the following objects will erase a hard drive?
    • A. 

      A screwdriver

    • B. 

      A magnet

    • C. 

      A hammer

    • D. 

      Orange juice

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of hardware?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word

    • B. 

      A Mouse

    • C. 

      A Hard drive

    • D. 

      A Monitor

    • E. 

      A Keyboard

  • 8. 
    Complete this sentence: An application is a program that does...
    • A. 

      Just one thing

    • B. 

      Everything required to run a computer

    • C. 

      Nothing important

    • D. 

      IDK

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of an application?
    • A. 

      Windows XP

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      IMovie

    • D. 

      Firefox

    • E. 

      Powerpoint

  • 10. 
    If RAM is like a shopping cart, ROM is like a...
    • A. 

      Basket

    • B. 

      Coffin

    • C. 

      Spaghetti strainer

    • D. 

      Cheese log

  • 11. 
    True or False: You can change something stored in ROM?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    True or False: A USB stick is just a piece of RAM in a plastic case?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    True or False: A CD ROM has binary code burned into it as a series of bumps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT a form of storage?
    • A. 

      Magnetic

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      RIM