Everyday Computing

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Computing Quizzes & Trivia

Introduction to IT


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you need to play CDs on your PC?
    • A. 

      A monitor

    • B. 

      A remote network connection, a sound card, and speakers/headphone.

    • C. 

      A CD drive and an internet connection.

    • D. 

      A CD drive, a sound card, and speakers/headphones.

  • 2. 
    Many people work from home using a PC. How would you access resources on your office network from a PC in your home?
    • A. 

      By using –mail.

    • B. 

      By using a remote network connection.

    • C. 

      By using the World Wide Web.

    • D. 

      By using a zip drive

  • 3. 
    Which type of application is most commonly used for general bookkeeping tasks?
    • A. 

      A database application.

    • B. 

      A spreadsheet application.

    • C. 

      A CAD application.

    • D. 

      An e-mail application.

  • 4. 
    What type of organization would typically use a mainframe computer?
    • A. 

      A charity organisation.

    • B. 

      A school or college.

    • C. 

      A government agency.

    • D. 

      A small business.

  • 5. 
    Teleworking allows you to work from a remote location.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    E-commerce operates on the Internet only during normal business hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    E-commerce offers you the same rights and privileges as your local retailer if you’re not satisfied with your purchase.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A good way of saving energy and resources is to:
    • A. 

      Sell your monitor.

    • B. 

      Switch off your monitor.

    • C. 

      Donate your monitor.

    • D. 

      Throw away your monitor

  • 9. 
    It is important to position equipment correctly when working with computers. How should your monitor be positioned?  
    • A. 

      The top of your monitor should be level with your eyes.

    • B. 

      The middle of the screen should be level with your eyes.

    • C. 

      The top of your monitor should be level with the top of your head.

    • D. 

      The bottom of the screen should be level with your eyes.

  • 10. 
    The best way to prevent repetitive strain injury (RSI) is to:  
    • A. 

      Use a wrist rest to relieve pressure when you type.

    • B. 

      Take regular breaks from your computer.

    • C. 

      Use an ergonomic mouse.

    • D. 

      Make sure that your monitor is well positioned.