Computer Terms Test Quiz! Trivia Questions

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Are you familiar with computer terms? Some of the more common computer terms include the World Wide Web, a network of computers working in tandem. A cookie in the computer world is not the yummy kind you eat. It is a small text file sent to your computer to monitor your online computer habits and sees which websites you visit. This spectacular quiz will keep you up to date on the latest computer terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Computer hardware does not include:
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Keyboard

    • E. 

      Application software

  • 2. 
    RAM is
    • A. 

      Real animated memory

    • B. 

      Random access memory

    • C. 

      A hooved animal found in mountainous terrain

    • D. 

      Read aloud memory

  • 3. 
    The ability to use digital technology, communication tools or networks to locate, evaluate and use and create information.
    • A. 

      Digital Literacy

    • B. 

      Tech ability

    • C. 

      Information and Communication technology

    • D. 

      Business Skill

  • 4. 
    A group of two or more computers linked together to share applications and information is a _____________
  • 5. 
    A networking framework in which computers communicate with each other is ________
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      Infrastucture

    • C. 

      Sound card

    • D. 

      USB connection

  • 6. 
    In a Local Area Network (LAN), the computers are typically_________
    • A. 

      Located in close proximity to each other

    • B. 

      Not linked together

    • C. 

      Connected to the motherboard

    • D. 

      Spread across a large area

  • 7. 
    A network belonging to an organization accessible only by the organization's members or employees.
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      MAN

    • C. 

      Intranet

    • D. 

      Corporate webpage

  • 8. 
    The motherboard is?
    • A. 

      Random access memory

    • B. 

      CD-ROM

    • C. 

      A communication protocol

    • D. 

      A main circuit board of the computer

    • E. 

      The computer's hard drive

  • 9. 
    This can be used to connect peripheral devices such as modems and printers to a computer.
    • A. 

      Motherboard

    • B. 

      Sound Card

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      USB

  • 10. 
    The ____________________ is a global network connecting millions of computers. 
  • 11. 
    Microsoft Vista or Mac OS are types of _________________ systems.
    • A. 

      Application

    • B. 

      Operating

    • C. 

      Read-only

    • D. 

      Firewall

    • E. 

      Network

  • 12. 
    A small piece of software that piggybacks on real programs and can reproduce and cause havoc when the real program is run.
  • 13. 
    What is the name of use of graphics to give instructions to the computer by the user? 
  • 14. 
    All but one of the following is important when evaluating websites.  Which one does not belong?
    • A. 

      Accuracy

    • B. 

      Authority

    • C. 

      Currency

    • D. 

      Objectivity

    • E. 

      Relevance

  • 15. 
    This is the term for unhelpful software that allows companies to deliver ads to you based on your surfing habits.
    • A. 

      Menu based interface

    • B. 

      Trojan horse

    • C. 

      Open source software

    • D. 

      Spyware

    • E. 

      Virus

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