Form 4 - November 2014

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 180

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Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Module 1


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

      CD- Rom

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Zip Drive

  • 2. 
    Which type of software would you use to prepare a budget forecast?
    • A. 

      Word Processing

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      Presentation

    • D. 

      Spreadsheet

  • 3. 
    Which of these is an output device?
    • A. 

      CD - Rom

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Zip drive

  • 4. 
    Which upgrade will have the most impact on the performance of your computer?
    • A. 

      Adding more RAM

    • B. 

      Reducing the peripheral devices

    • C. 

      Adding a network card

    • D. 

      Fitting a second hand disk

  • 5. 
    What type of software controls the file system on the computer?
    • A. 

      GUI

    • B. 

      Network software

    • C. 

      Operating system Software

    • D. 

      Application software

  • 6. 
    Which is the largest unit of computer storage?
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      Bit

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

    • D. 

      Megabyte

  • 7. 
    Which type of printer prints fastest?
    • A. 

      Laser

    • B. 

      Inkjet

    • C. 

      Bubblejet

    • D. 

      Dot Matrix

  • 8. 
    Which type of software is used to access the Internet?
    • A. 

      Interface

    • B. 

      Presentation

    • C. 

      Browser

    • D. 

      System

  • 9. 
    Which type of software would you use to store customer data?
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet

    • C. 

      Presentation

    • D. 

      Word Processing

  • 10. 
    Which of these describes a computer program?
    • A. 

      An input device

    • B. 

      A set of instructions

    • C. 

      An interactive user guide

    • D. 

      A help system

  • 11. 
    You have installed more memory in your computer.  What type of memory is this?
    • A. 

      Cache

    • B. 

      Virtual

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 12. 
    What is a trackball?
    • A. 

      A monitoring system

    • B. 

      A type of speaker

    • C. 

      An alternative to the mouse

    • D. 

      A storage device

  • 13. 
    Which of these is a hand held device that stores appointments?
    • A. 

      Notebook

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Mini computer

    • D. 

      PDA

  • 14. 
    Which device would you use to digitize a photograph?
    • A. 

      Mark reader

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Data logger

    • D. 

      Plotter

  • 15. 
    Which of these would be used to back up large quantities of data?
    • A. 

      Floppy disk

    • B. 

      Data cartridge

    • C. 

      Laptop

    • D. 

      PDA

  • 16. 
    Which of these is a characteristic of RAM?
    • A. 

      Cannot be erased

    • B. 

      Lost when the power is switched off

    • C. 

      Stores data downloaded from the Internet

    • D. 

      Holds system commands

  • 17. 
    Which type of memory is used to store applications while they are running?
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Cache

    • D. 

      Auxiliary

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

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      Laptop

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Server

  • 19. 
    What does CPU stand for?
    • A. 

      Central Power Unit

    • B. 

      Computer Processing Unit

    • C. 

      Computer Programming Unit

    • D. 

      Central Processing Unit

  • 20. 
    GHz measures the speed of:
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      CD- ROM

    • C. 

      Typing

    • D. 

      Amount of storage

  • 21. 
    A touch screen is:
    • A. 

      An input device

    • B. 

      An output device

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not a removable storage device?
    • A. 

      CD-ROM

    • B. 

      Floppy

    • C. 

      Hard Disk

    • D. 

      Zip Disk

  • 23. 
    To prepare the disk for storing data you should:
    • A. 

      Copy the disk

    • B. 

      Format the disk

    • C. 

      Scan the disk

    • D. 

      Right protect the disk

  • 24. 
    To be able to connect to other computers via the telephone network you need a:
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Sound card

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Speakers

  • 25. 
    Which type of computer is used to operate large corporate systems and databases?
    • A. 

      Desktop computer

    • B. 

      PDA

    • C. 

      Mainframe

    • D. 

      Laptop