Computing Hardware 2.1.2 Re-CAP

29 Questions | Total Attempts: 44

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Computing Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your understanding of the Computing Hardware section we covered in the last 4 weeks


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What base numbering system do computers use?
    • A. 

      Base 1

    • B. 

      Base 2

    • C. 

      Base 10

    • D. 

      Base 16

  • 2. 
    A typical size of a CPU on a desktop computer would be..
    • A. 

      800mhz

    • B. 

      200mhz

    • C. 

      3Ghz

    • D. 

      1ghz

  • 3. 
    During the "Fetch Stage" the CPU gets information from...
    • A. 

      Main Memory

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Graphics Card

    • D. 

      USB

  • 4. 
    A ........................ contains 8 bits
  • 5. 
    What is the name given to table which lists the results of a combination of inputs...
    • A. 

      Logic Table

    • B. 

      Truth Table

    • C. 

      AND OR IF table

    • D. 

      Gates Table

  • 6. 
    What hardware has been designed to carry out the logic operations within the computer?
    • A. 

      Binary Switch

    • B. 

      Binary Gate

    • C. 

      Logic Gate

    • D. 

      Logic Switch

  • 7. 
    The OR logical operation would be written as OR = A + B
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The AND logical operation would be written as AND = A +B
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of these are valid gates?
    • A. 

      AND

    • B. 

      NOR

    • C. 

      EXOR

    • D. 

      NAND

  • 10. 
    What does ROM stand for?
    • A. 

      Random Order Memory

    • B. 

      Read Only Memory

    • C. 

      Random OR Memory

    • D. 

      Radial Order Memory

  • 11. 
    The more ROM you have, the faster your applications would open?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What does RAM stand for?
    • A. 

      Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      Radial Access Memory

    • C. 

      Raid Attribute Memory

    • D. 

      Render Attribute Memory

  • 13. 
    If someones PC was crashing, what advice would you first give to help the user?
    • A. 

      Install more RAM

    • B. 

      Increase your virtual memory

    • C. 

      Get a faster CPU

    • D. 

      Use less applications at one time

  • 14. 
    Which of the following RAM configuations would be correct to fit on a motherboard?
    • A. 

      2 x 2gb

    • B. 

      1 512kb and 1 1gb

    • C. 

      1 256mb and 2 1gb

    • D. 

      2 512kb and 4 1gb

  • 15. 
    Which of these is not an input device?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Touchpad

  • 16. 
    OMR stands for..
    • A. 

      Optical Mark Reader

    • B. 

      Optical Mark Recognition

    • C. 

      Official Meter Reading

    • D. 

      Optical Mark Radar

  • 17. 
    How many forms can an OCR Reader read per hour (typically)
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      5000

    • C. 

      7000

    • D. 

      10000

  • 18. 
    Which of these printers would suitable for an office environment?
    • A. 

      Office Inkjet

    • B. 

      Office Laser Printer

    • C. 

      Dot Matrix Printer

    • D. 

      Plotter

  • 19. 
    A CRT monitor stands for "Cathode Ray Tube"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A CRT monitor is sharper than a LCD monitor?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which of these monitors emit the most heat?
    • A. 

      LCD

    • B. 

      LED

    • C. 

      CRT

    • D. 

      TV

  • 22. 
    Which of these devices would not be standard on a new build desktop PC?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Speakers

    • C. 

      Printers

    • D. 

      Keyboard

    • E. 

      Mouse

    • F. 

      Optical Mark Reader

  • 23. 
    Which of these devices could be used by someone who is mobilty impaired from the neck down?
    • A. 

      Foot Mouse

    • B. 

      Eye Typer

    • C. 

      Braille Keyboard

  • 24. 
    A CD is a storage device that can typically hold...
    • A. 

      1gb

    • B. 

      650mb

    • C. 

      4gb

    • D. 

      256mb

  • 25. 
    Which of these devices are portable storage devices?
    • A. 

      USB Flash drive

    • B. 

      CD

    • C. 

      Internal Hard Disk Drive

    • D. 

      DVD