Computers And Computer Systems

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Computer System Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The more __________ you have, the faster the computer processes data.
  • 2. 
    ____________ is the process of obtaining a program instruction or data item from RAM.
  • 3. 
    Hard drives, magnetic tapes, and Zip disks are examples of ________________. 
  • 4. 
    A __________ is the fastest type of computer. 
  • 5. 
    Which of the following storage devices is the next generation optical disc format that provides more than five times the storage capacity of traditoinal dvds?
    • A. 

      DVD-ROM

    • B. 

      DVD-RW

    • C. 

      Bluray

    • D. 

      CD

  • 6. 
    A _______________ can be a hard drive or tape drive located on a coputer other than the user's local system that is connected to a server and is available to and shared by multiple users. 
  • 7. 
    General- Purpose computers are used mostly to control something else. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Read- only memory is also referred to as main memory or primary memory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If you want to keep a permant copy of data, you must store it in RAM.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Data, information, and progam instructions are store temporaily on a ROM chip and disappear when the computer is turned off.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The first Apple computer was built in 1981
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Software consists of instructions or programs for controlling the computer. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    ____________ refers to the machine language which is all 1s and 0s. 
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      Binary

    • C. 

      Bit

    • D. 

      Computer

  • 14. 
    Peripheral devices such as printers and monitors are considered to be __________.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      ROM

  • 15. 
    IPOS is a computer procedure that takes raw data and changes it into information
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    __________ also referred to as removable media, is a nonvolatile, removable medium that uses integrated circuits. 
    • A. 

      Solid state storage media

    • B. 

      Optical storage device

    • C. 

      Network drives

    • D. 

      Magnetic tape

  • 17. 
    The _____________ cycle is the amount of time it takes to retrieve instructions to perform a specified task and complete the command. 
    • A. 

      Exceution cycle

    • B. 

      Instruction cycle

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      ROM

  • 18. 
    _____________ is a hard drive or tape connected to a network server and is available to and shared by mutliple users.
  • 19. 
    The execution cycle refers to the amount of time it take the CPU to execute the instruction and store the results in a RAM.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False