Computer Program Quiz

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Computer Program Quiz

Computer Essentials


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is an input device?
    • A. 

      CD ROM

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Zip Drive

  • 2. 
    A monitor is a/an
    • A. 

      Type of Software

    • B. 

      Personal Computer

    • C. 

      Hardware device

    • D. 

      Input Device

  • 3. 
    The computer used in class runs on
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      Mac OS

    • C. 

      Windows

  • 4. 
    Speed is calculated in
    • A. 

      GHz

    • B. 

      MBps

    • C. 

      Bytes

    • D. 

      Bits

  • 5. 
    CPU stands for
    • A. 

      Central Personal Unit

    • B. 

      Central Portable Unit

    • C. 

      Cache Processor Unit

    • D. 

      Central Processing Unit

  • 6. 
    The more free space on the hard disk
    • A. 

      The slower your computer will work

    • B. 

      The faster your ROM will work

    • C. 

      The faster your computer will run

    • D. 

      The more space on your ROM

  • 7. 
    RAM
    • A. 

      Stores data on your hard disk

    • B. 

      Transfers data to and from the ROM

    • C. 

      Is permanent

    • D. 

      Stores the data that is being processed

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is correct? (Storage from smallest to biggest)
    • A. 

      KB, TB, MB, GB

    • B. 

      TB, GB, MB, KB

    • C. 

      KB, MB, GB, TB

    • D. 

      GB, KB, MB, TB

  • 9. 
    Which of the following storage media holds the most data?
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      Pendrive

    • C. 

      Hard Disk

    • D. 

      DVD

  • 10. 
    ROM
    • A. 

      Is where you save the most important files which you do not want to loose

    • B. 

      A temporary storage

    • C. 

      Holds software which can only be read

    • D. 

      Holds the operating system

  • 11. 
    Which type of printer prints fastest?
    • A. 

      Laser

    • B. 

      Inkjet

    • C. 

      Bubble Jet

    • D. 

      Dot Matrix

  • 12. 
    Which of these describes a computer program?
    • A. 

      An input device

    • B. 

      Set of instructions

    • C. 

      An interactive user guide

    • D. 

      Help system

  • 13. 
    Which type of computer stores the common files in a network?
    • A. 

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      Laptop

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Server

  • 14. 
    What peripheral device allows you enter numbers in a spreadsheet
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Bar code reader

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 15. 
    Which of these is not an Application Software?
    • A. 

      Windows XP

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      Mozilla Firefox

    • D. 

      Photoshop

  • 16. 
    The data in the CD-ROM
    • A. 

      Can be erased and written to again

    • B. 

      Can be added to

    • C. 

      Can only be read

    • D. 

      Can only be written to once

  • 17. 
    Which of these is a hand held device that stores appointments?
    • A. 

      Notebook

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Mini computer

    • D. 

      PDA

  • 18. 
    Which type of computer stores the common files in a network?
    • A. 

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Laptop

    • D. 

      Server

  • 19. 
    To be able to connect to other computers via the telephone network you need a:
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Sound card

    • D. 

      Speakers

  • 20. 
    Information Technology can be defined as:
    • A. 

      The combination of hardware, software and communications 
technologies

    • B. 

      The combination of a user and the Internet

    • C. 

      Bits and bytes

    • D. 

      PCBs

  • 21. 
    An intranet is:
    • A. 

      A network operating system

    • B. 

      A network filing system

    • C. 

      A private company network

    • D. 

      A private company network that includes external specified users

  • 22. 
    Which of the following tasks would be more suited to a person rather than a computer?
    • A. 

      Tasks that are repetitive

    • B. 

      Tasks that require speed

    • C. 

      Tasks that require complex mathematical processing

    • D. 

      Tasks that require imagination

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is NOT a feature of electronic commerce?
    • A. 

      Goods can be advertised and prices compared

    • B. 

      There is physical contact between buyer and seller

    • C. 

      Transactions can be processed quickly

    • D. 

      Services are available 24 hours a day

  • 24. 
    Which is the MAIN advantage of using a network system in the office?
    • A. 

      Allows sharing of data

    • B. 

      Regular backups

    • C. 

      Costs are reduced

    • D. 

      Office procedures can be automated

  • 25. 
    What does the term WAN stands for?
    • A. 

      Wide Aided Network

    • B. 

      World’s All Networks

    • C. 

      Wide Area Network

    • D. 

      Widen all Networks

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