ICAU2005B: Do You Know How To Operate Computer Hardware? Trivia Quiz

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ICAU2005B: Do You Know How To Operate Computer Hardware? Trivia Quiz

Multiple choice quiz to assess your knowledge of computer hardware components and how they interlink.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not an item of external computer hardware?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Parallel Ports

    • D. 

      USB

  • 2. 
    RAM stands for:
    • A. 

      Read Always Memory

    • B. 

      Randam Alternative Memory

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory

    • D. 

      Read Access Memory

  • 3. 
    An intergrated package
    • A. 

      Does not have separate components that can be installed and used individually

    • B. 

      Is cheaper than a software suite

    • C. 

      Does not usually include spreadsheetsing and email

    • D. 

      Does not contain a range of software with advanced features

  • 4. 
    Peripherals include items such as:
    • A. 

      Printers, USB and Motherboards

    • B. 

      Bluetooth devices, CDs and Cartridges

    • C. 

      Servers, Mouse and Touch Pads

    • D. 

      Printers, Speakers and Microphone

  • 5. 
    An OH&S standard that should be followed when operating computer hardware
    • A. 

      Correct lighting

    • B. 

      Extended working time

    • C. 

      Swinging on a chair

    • D. 

      Unadjustable chair

  • 6. 
    Consumables when using computers we use these do not include
    • A. 

      CD-R

    • B. 

      Floppy Disks

    • C. 

      Modems

    • D. 

      Cartridges

  • 7. 
    Firewalls are a type of
    • A. 

      Computerplatforms

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    A cold start is when you
    • A. 

      By restarting the computer

    • B. 

      Start the computer by pressing the power button

    • C. 

      By starting computer from hibernation status

    • D. 

      By starting the computer from sleep status

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      ROM of the computer

    • B. 

      Not held in the memory of the computer anywhere until you save it

    • C. 

      The USB that it is saved to

    • D. 

      RAM of the computer

  • 10. 
    The Internet is an abbreviation of
    • A. 

      Installed Networks

    • B. 

      Individual Networks

    • C. 

      Interconnected Networks

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    One of the most effective ways to make back-up is to
    • A. 

      Make a copy of your files to another folder on your hard-drive

    • B. 

      Compressing your files to an external storage device as a WINZIP file

    • C. 

      Make a copy of your files as another format onto a USB

    • D. 

      Make a copy of your files once a year

  • 12. 
    This card provides a port for the network cabling to connect to convert data so that it can be sent over the network.
    • A. 

      NIC

    • B. 

      Network Image Card

    • C. 

      NOC

    • D. 

      Network Organisational Card

  • 13. 
    BIOS stands for
    • A. 

      Basic In Out Scheme

    • B. 

      Basic Input/Output Scheme

    • C. 

      Back-up Internal Output System

    • D. 

      Basic Input/Output System

  • 14. 
    A Terabyte (TB) is
    • A. 

      1 024 gb

    • B. 

      1 024 TB

    • C. 

      1 024 KB

    • D. 

      1 024 GB

  • 15. 
    A data storage device that can store approx 1 TB and allows you to take it to another location
    • A. 

      A USB

    • B. 

      CD-RW

    • C. 

      External Hard drive

    • D. 

      Floppy Disk

  • 16. 
    The flow of the computer processing stages include
    • A. 

      Data entered, processed, stored, printed

    • B. 

      Data is processed, data entered, data is stored, data is printed

    • C. 

      Data is stored, data is processed, data is retrieved, data is printed

    • D. 

      Data is printed, processed, stored

  • 17. 
    If the computer will not turn on, you should
    • A. 

      Turn the computer on and off until it works

    • B. 

      Press the off button and come back later

    • C. 

      Check that all cables are correctly attached and power source is switched on

    • D. 

      Call in technical support person

  • 18. 
    The higher the number of RAM a computer has means the
    • A. 

      The faster the internet will work

    • B. 

      Higher the number of software applications you can have active at the same time.

    • C. 

      The more data you can store on your hard drive

    • D. 

      The more software packages you can save to your hard drive

  • 19. 
    If your keyboard is not working correctly which one of the following would you not need to do:
    • A. 

      Check that the cable from the keyboard is correctly connected to the system box

    • B. 

      Ensure that all keys on the keyboard are not jammed down

    • C. 

      Check to see if the monitor is switched on

    • D. 

      Ensure that no food or other objects have not become jammed between keys in the keyboard

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is the correct statement:
    • A. 

      The computer should be kept stable at a tempertaure of 32 degrees

    • B. 

      It is ok to store the computer in direct sunlight

    • C. 

      The cables can be strectched and left around anywhere

    • D. 

      Ensure that the computer operator can be seated comfortably in front of te computer on a WH&S regulated chair.