Kazen Quiz - Computer Terms 1

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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This is a measurement of the computer terms we have studied in class. Please read the question carefully and choose the correct answer. When you are finished, please log out of the Kazen Quiz School by exiting your browser.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A hand-held device commonly used to play games (usually a stick with a hand grip and 2-3 buttons used to “shoot” at enemies).
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Flash drive

    • C. 

      Joystick

    • D. 

      Data

  • 2. 
    A device that connects to a computer and displays information on a screen.
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Joystick

    • C. 

      Data

    • D. 

      Debug

  • 3. 
    A numbering system that computers use; it uses only two digits: 1 and 0.
    • A. 

      Bit

    • B. 

      Binary

    • C. 

      Computer

    • D. 

      Bug

  • 4. 
    The smallest and most basic amount of information that can be used by a computer. A bit can hold only a value of 1 or 0.
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Disk

    • D. 

      Cursor

  • 5. 
    The “heart” of the computer where the actual work (program instructions) is performed.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Disk drive

    • C. 

      Cd rom

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 6. 
    Usually an arrow or other type of visual indicator that moves around on the display (screen) whenever the mouse is moved.
    • A. 

      Port

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Pointer

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 7. 
    A malicious computer program that is designed to “infect” a computer by attaching copies of itself into the programs or files stored on a computer’s hard drive.
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Port

  • 8. 
    A programmable, electronic device or machine that can save and read data from a storage area; can do super fast math and decision-making operations.
    • A. 

      Computer

    • B. 

      Disk drive

    • C. 

      Cd rom

    • D. 

      Information

  • 9. 
    Data going into the computer.
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Debug

    • D. 

      Dvd

  • 10. 
    A set of keys arranged much like that of typewriters keys used to enter information into the computer.
    • A. 

      Joystick

    • B. 

      File

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Keyboard

  • 11. 
    A device that can produce a paper copy of something.
    • A. 

      Port

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Scanner

  • 12. 
    A device that allows a computer to “see” a drawing, photo, or other flat piece of artwork so it can be read into the computer, edited or stored.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Laptop

    • D. 

      Bug

  • 13. 
    A computer system or program either specially designed for or capable of creating, editing, and storing text documents, such as letters, notes, reports, etc.
    • A. 

      Word processor

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Port

  • 14. 
    A device that converts signals (and data) going to and coming from some other type of data carrier (such as the telephone system, radio waves, cable TV systems, etc.)
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Laptop

  • 15. 
    The actual parts of a computer system: keyboard, disk drive, printer, monitor, etc.
    • A. 

      Joystick

    • B. 

      Laptop

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Hardware

  • 16. 
    Our class in Technology Applications, we use _____________________ to read and send school email.