Quiz: Can You Pass This Computer Trivia Test?

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Quiz: Can You Pass This Computer Trivia Test?

Can You Pass This Computer Trivia Test? In the world, today, computers are almost in every industry, and this calls for people to have at least some basic knowledge when it comes to operating a computer. If you think that you have the necessary knowledge about computers you should have an easy time with this quiz. Try it out and see how high you score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    __________ memory is stored on chips located on the motherboard.
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

  • 2. 
    _____________ memory is stored in the hard drive.
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

  • 3. 
    The process of reading and writing to a hard disk is done with electricity and __________.
    • A. 

      Pits

    • B. 

      Lands

    • C. 

      Magnetism

  • 4. 
    Which disk stores more information?
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      DVD

  • 5. 
    CDs use __________ and __________ to store data on the disk's surface.
    • A. 

      Pits & lands

    • B. 

      Lands & rpm

    • C. 

      Rpm & pits

  • 6. 
    The purpose of storage in a computer is to hold __________ or information.
    • A. 

      Rpm

    • B. 

      DVD

    • C. 

      Data

  • 7. 
    Hard drives spin at a rate of 3,600 or more _________.
    • A. 

      DVD

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      Rpm

  • 8. 
    In redrose.gif, what is the file extension?
    • A. 

      Redrose

    • B. 

      Redrose.gif

    • C. 

      .gif

  • 9. 
    Redrose.gif, Is this file a picture or story?
    • A. 

      Story

    • B. 

      Picture

  • 10. 
    Which of the following file extension lets you know it is a picture/image?  Select 2
    • A. 

      .gif

    • B. 

      .jpg

    • C. 

      .txt

    • D. 

      .rpm

  • 11. 
    In the following path, name me a folder?C:\\Users\Sara\stories\bluerose
    • A. 

      Sara

    • B. 

      Bluerose

  • 12. 
    Computer hard drive (C:)      Users            Adam                  stories                         Alien Tap Dancing                         The Mysterious Box                  drawings                          My cat                   Jokes                           pencil and paper                           elephant            Sara                  Stories                          The Blue Rose                           Tea Time                   Drawings                           trees                           flowers              Fill in the missing folder.C:\\Users\______\stories\The blue rose
    • A. 

      Adam

    • B. 

      Sara

    • C. 

      Drawings

    • D. 

      Users

  • 13. 
    Computer hard drive (C:)      Users            Adam                  stories                         Alien Tap Dancing                         The Mysterious Box                  drawings                          My cat                   Jokes                           pencil and paper                           elephant            Sara                  Stories                          The Blue Rose                           Tea Time                   Drawings                           trees                           flowers              Fill in the missing folder.C:\\Users\Sara\_______\trees
    • A. 

      Stories

    • B. 

      Drawings

    • C. 

      Sara

    • D. 

      Users

  • 14. 
    A ______________ is a set of instructions that tells the computer how to perform a specific task.
    • A. 

      Program

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Word processing

    • D. 

      Operating system

  • 15. 
    Copying a program onto your computer's hard drive from another source is known as _________ the program.
    • A. 

      Installing

    • B. 

      Programming

    • C. 

      Binary codes

  • 16. 
    Using ________ & ________ in different combinations to represent a code is known as programming.  select 2 answers.
    • A. 

      Bits

    • B. 

      Lands

    • C. 

      Pits

    • D. 

      Bytes

    • E. 

      Pascal

  • 17. 
    People who write codes to create programs are known as computer ___________.
    • A. 

      BASIC

    • B. 

      Pascal

    • C. 

      Champs

    • D. 

      Programmers

  • 18. 
    Macintosh computers use _______ as the operating system.
    • A. 

      Windows

    • B. 

      System

  • 19. 
    Two examples of programming languages are: Select 2 answers
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      BASIC

    • C. 

      Pascal

    • D. 

      Windows

  • 20. 
    PC computers use _______ as the operating system.
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      Windows

  • 21. 
    The large program that controls how the CPU communicates with other hardware components is the _______________.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      GUI

    • D. 

      Operating system

  • 22. 
    A computer that is easy to operate is called ___________.
    • A. 

      User friendly

    • B. 

      Essential

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      Begginners

  • 23. 
    The ______ wakes up the computer and reminds it what to do.
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 24. 
    Disk-based Operating System is also known as _____________.
    • A. 

      DBOS

    • B. 

      Disk OS

    • C. 

      DOS

    • D. 

      BOS

  • 25. 
    A Graphical User Interface uses _________ to help the user navigate within the computer system.
    • A. 

      Upgrade

    • B. 

      Graphics

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Operating system

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