How Well You Know Computers? Quiz! MCQ

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How Well You Know Computers? Quiz! MCQ

How well do you know computers? Could you ACE this quiz? You will need to understand the safest way to shut down a computer, which item is considered the “brains” of the computer, and responsible for decision-making and processing information. What are input devices, what is an example of optical media, and what to do if your computer screen suddenly changes. This quiz is about basic computer use. You can do it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Safest way to shut down a computer is:
    • A. 

      Pull the Power Cord.

    • B. 

      Press the Power button.

    • C. 

      Press Start on a PC, Special on a Mac.

    • D. 

      Press the power button on the Power Switch.

    • E. 

      Run a couple of high powered magnets along the frame of the tower.

  • 2. 
    Which item is considered the "brains" of the computer?  Responsible for decision making, and processing information?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      VGA

    • E. 

      Memory

  • 3. 
    On a Mac to look for a file, use:
    • A. 

      Search

    • B. 

      Finder

    • C. 

      Lookup

    • D. 

      Fetch

    • E. 

      Seeker

  • 4. 
    If something is not working correctly on your computer, the first thing you should check is...
    • A. 

      The help file

    • B. 

      Who was the last person using this computer?

    • C. 

      Forget this, I'm calling Technical Support.

    • D. 

      Make sure everything is plugged in correctly and turned on.

    • E. 

      The manual

  • 5. 
    To close a program running on a Mac, click the "x" in the top left corner, as opposed to the top right corner where you would close a PC Window.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are "input" devices?
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      SD Card

    • C. 

      Touch Screen Monitor

    • D. 

      Game Controller

    • E. 

      Battery

  • 7. 
    Which is an example of Optical Media?
    • A. 

      Webcam

    • B. 

      Retinal Scanner

    • C. 

      Digital Camera

    • D. 

      CD-ROM

    • E. 

      Monitor

  • 8. 
    If  you are running out of room on your computer and you don't have any money for new equipment you might be able to:
    • A. 

      Purchase and install another hard drive.

    • B. 

      Add more memory.

    • C. 

      Compress the hard drive.

    • D. 

      Format the hard drive.

    • E. 

      Hook up a second monitor.

  • 9. 
    Your computer screen suddenly changes on you. Images and Windows are much bigger than you are used to and everything seems washed out like there are fewer colors to choose from. You suspect there is a problem with your video card, but what else might it be:
    • A. 

      The monitor cable may have come loose.

    • B. 

      The government may be sweeping your computer looking for terrorist activity.

    • C. 

      Your neighbors may be playing "Rock Band" too loudly again.

    • D. 

      The dead may be trying to communicate with you.

    • E. 

      Your monitor may have run out of color pixels. It is time to bring the monitor in to your service tech to have the color refilled.

  • 10. 
    Who can give me all the training I need to really understand my computer and take full advantage of its features, at an affordable rate? 
    • A. 

      Learnkey

    • B. 

      Learn Key

    • C. 

      Learnkey.com

    • D. 

      Www.learnkey.com

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