Computer Hardware Basics Quiz! Exam Trivia

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Computer Hardware Basics Quiz! Exam Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Information performs arithmetic calculations, and make basic decisions by comparing information values.
    • A. 

      Central processing unit (CPU)

    • B. 

      Microprocessor

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Access memory

    • E. 

      Data

  • 2. 
    RAM and what it does, and is
    • A. 

      Random application memory

    • B. 

      Random access memory

    • C. 

      Store programs and data

    • D. 

      Primary Storage

  • 3. 
    Secondary storages are
    • A. 

      Hard disk drives

    • B. 

      Recordable CD and DVD drive

    • C. 

      Tape drive

    • D. 

      Storage device

    • E. 

      Peripheral

  • 4. 
    The smallest unit of information a computer can process:
    • A. 

      Bit

    • B. 

      Binary

    • C. 

      Digits

    • D. 

      Digital

  • 5. 
    A collection of 8, representing 256 different messages.
    • A. 

      Bit

    • B. 

      Binary

    • C. 

      Byte

    • D. 

      Binary number system

  • 6. 
    A coding scheme that supports 65,000 unique characters.
    • A. 

      Unicode

    • B. 

      ASCII

    • C. 

      Binary number system

    • D. 

      Bits

  • 7. 
    What makes ASCII different than Unicode?
    • A. 

      ASCII is limited to Chinese Greek, Hebrews, Japanese, and others.

    • B. 

      Unicode is a multilingual computing for all major world language

    • C. 

      ASCII has 256 character

    • D. 

      Unicode has 65,000 character

    • E. 

      ASCII has 1000 character

  • 8. 
    1000 bytes of information.
    • A. 

      Kilobyte

    • B. 

      Megabyte

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

    • D. 

      Terabyte

  • 9. 
    1000KB or 1Million.
    • A. 

      Megabyte

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

    • D. 

      Terabyte

  • 10. 
    1000MB or 1 billion.
    • A. 

      Migabyte

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

    • D. 

      Terabyte

  • 11. 
    1 million or 1 billion.
    • A. 

      Terabyte

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

    • D. 

      Megabyte

  • 12. 
    The physical components of a computer system.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Input device

    • D. 

      Output device

  • 13. 
    The circuit board contains a computer's CPU.
    • A. 

      Motherboard

    • B. 

      Microprocessor

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Processor

  • 14. 
    The timing device that produces an electrical pulse to synchronize the computer operation and its measurement.
    • A. 

      Microprocessor internal clock

    • B. 

      Microprocessor

    • C. 

      Processor

    • D. 

      Gigahertz

  • 15. 
    The name and numbers of bits a CPU can process at one time.
    • A. 

      Word size

    • B. 

      32 ot 64

    • C. 

      Multi-picture

    • D. 

      Symmetric process

  • 16. 
    Read-only memory and what it does?
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      Can never write any new information

    • C. 

      Nonvalatile memory

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 17. 
    What determines a computer's overall performance?
    • A. 

      Access time

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      Flash memory