Only A Genius Can Pass This Computer Trivia Quiz

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Only A Genius Can Pass This Computer Trivia Quiz

There is only one way according to me to define a genius, and that is someone who has all the correct facts on a subject. The test below is only one a genius can pass when it comes to computers. This is the final for Intro to Technology for Handley Middle School Students - Jan. 2011. Take it up and get to see how you would fair against the student in the school.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A keyboard, mouse and scanner are all examples of _____________ devices.
  • 2. 
    A __________ is useful, moving through menus and dialog boxes.
  • 3. 
    A printer is an example of a __________________ for displaying processed text.
  • 4. 
    The people who use a special technical language to write instructions for computer processing are called _________________.
  • 5. 
    The leading operation systems today are Microsoft Windows and _____________________.
  • 6. 
    How may bites are in a bytes?
  • 7. 
    Both _______________ and mainframes are made for storing and working with huge amounts of data.
  • 8. 
    What would you most likely use a microphone to input?
    • A. 

      Commands

    • B. 

      Sounds

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Images

  • 9. 
    What kind of machine is  more powerful than a server?
    • A. 

      Portable computer

    • B. 

      Mainframe

    • C. 

      Handheld computer

    • D. 

      Desktop computer

  • 10. 
    ________  Software allows people to scan text instead of rekeying.
  • 11. 
    HDTV stands for _______________________________________________.
  • 12. 
    1.      RAM stands for  _________________________
  • 13. 
    ROM stands for ___________________________
  • 14. 
    Which memory is used when a computer boots up?______________________
  • 15. 
    When you boot up a computer – what are you doing? ________________________
  • 16. 
    MIDI is what type of software allows the computer to create music.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The uniform resource locator or the address of a web site is known as its:
    • A. 

      Hyperlink

    • B. 

      URL

    • C. 

      Web Page

  • 18. 
    If you are going to a site you use often, instead of having to type in the address every time, you should:
    • A. 

      Make a copy of it

    • B. 

      Save it as a file

    • C. 

      Bookmark it

  • 19. 
    A non-profit organization would include which of these in its domain name?
    • A. 

      .org

    • B. 

      .gov

    • C. 

      .com

  • 20. 
    An educational institution would include which of these in its domain name?
    • A. 

      .edu

    • B. 

      .gov

    • C. 

      .org