IT Skills And Knowledge Trivia Quiz

Reviewed by Godwin Iheuwa
Godwin Iheuwa, MS (Computer Science) |
Computer Science
Review Board Member
Godwin is a proficient Database Administrator currently employed at MTN Nigeria. He holds as MS in Computer Science from the University of Bedfordshire, where he specialized in Agile Methodologies and Database Administration. He also earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Port Harcourt. With expertise in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Management Studio, Godwin's knowledge and experience enhance the authority of our quizzes, ensuring accuracy and relevance in the realm of computer science.
, MS (Computer Science)
Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Callum5
C
Callum5
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 1 | Total Attempts: 53,116
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 53,117

SettingsSettingsSettings
IT Skills And Knowledge Trivia Quiz - Quiz

So, do you want to try this "IT Skills And Knowledge Trivia" quiz that we have designed here for you? The term IT stands for information technology, and in today's world, it rarely matters in which place of the world you live; you are always connected with the rest of the world with this revolutionary system. Having at least the basic IT skills and knowledge is always helpful and necessary. So, this is an easy trivia quiz for you to try your basic understanding as well as learn something. All the best to you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which leading computer software business created programs like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint?

    • A.

      Google

    • B.

      Apple

    • C.

      Microsoft

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Microsoft
    Explanation
    Microsoft is the correct answer because it is a leading computer software business that has created programs like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Google and Apple are also major players in the technology industry, but they are not specifically known for creating these particular programs. Therefore, the correct answer is Microsoft.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    What does "www" stand for?

    • A.

      Wicked Wizard Web

    • B.

      Wicked Will West

    • C.

      Were World Was

    • D.

      World Wide Web

    Correct Answer
    D. World Wide Web
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "World Wide Web". "www" stands for World Wide Web, which is a system of interconnected documents and other resources, linked by hyperlinks and URLs. It is a global information space where users can access and share information through websites.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Which of these is a search engine?

    • A.

      Google

    • B.

      My Computer

    • C.

      PowerPoint

    • D.

      Instagram

    Correct Answer
    A. Google
    Explanation
    Google is a search engine because it is a web-based platform that allows users to search for information on the internet. It indexes billions of web pages and provides relevant search results based on user queries. Google's search engine algorithm analyzes various factors such as keywords, website authority, and user behavior to deliver the most accurate and helpful search results. Unlike the other options listed (My Computer, PowerPoint, Instagram), Google is specifically designed for searching the internet and retrieving information.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    What does RAM stand for?

    • A.

      Readable Access Memory

    • B.

      Random Access Memory

    • C.

      Redirected Access Memory

    • D.

      Random Active Memory

    Correct Answer
    B. Random Access Memory
    Explanation
    RAM stands for Random Access Memory. This is a type of computer memory that allows data to be stored and retrieved in any order, unlike sequential access memory. It is called "random" because the computer can access any piece of data directly, without having to go through the entire memory sequentially. RAM is volatile, meaning that it requires power to retain data, and it is commonly used as temporary storage for data that the computer is actively working on.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    What is the shortcut to cut?

    • A.

      CTRL + Z

    • B.

      CTRL + X

    • C.

      CTRL + Y

    • D.

      CTRL + O

    Correct Answer
    B. CTRL + X
    Explanation
    The shortcut CTRL + X is used to cut selected text or objects. This means that the selected content is removed from its original location and stored in the clipboard. It can then be pasted elsewhere using the CTRL + V shortcut. This shortcut is commonly used in various applications to quickly remove and move content within a document or between different documents.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    What is the shortcut to copy?

    • A.

      CTRL + C

    • B.

      CTRL + R

    • C.

      CTRL + K

    • D.

      CTRL + P

    Correct Answer
    A. CTRL + C
    Explanation
    The shortcut to copy is CTRL + C. This combination of keys allows the user to copy selected text or files to the clipboard.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    Which of these is the biggest?

    • A.

      Kilobyte

    • B.

      Megabyte

    • C.

      Gigabyte

    • D.

      Byte

    Correct Answer
    C. Gigabyte
    Explanation
    In terms of size, a Gigabyte is the largest unit of measurement among the options given. A Kilobyte is smaller than a Megabyte, which is smaller than a Gigabyte. A Byte is the smallest unit of measurement among these options. Therefore, the Gigabyte is the correct answer as it represents the largest amount of data storage.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Which of these is not a product of Microsoft?

    • A.

      IPhone

    • B.

      Windows

    • C.

      Xbox

    • D.

      Word

    Correct Answer
    A. IPhone
    Explanation
    iPhone is not a product of Microsoft. It is a product of Apple Inc. Microsoft is known for its software products such as Windows and Word, as well as hardware products like Xbox. However, iPhone is a smartphone that is manufactured and sold by Apple, not Microsoft.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    This is not an input device.

    • A.

      Keyboard

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Printer

    • D.

      Microphone

    Correct Answer
    C. Printer
    Explanation
    A printer is not considered an input device because it is used to produce hard copies of documents or images, rather than inputting data into a computer system. Input devices are used to enter data or commands into a computer, such as a keyboard, mouse, or microphone. In contrast, a printer is an output device that takes digital information from a computer and prints it onto paper or other media.

    Rate this question:

Godwin Iheuwa |MS (Computer Science) |
Computer Science
Godwin is a proficient Database Administrator currently employed at MTN Nigeria. He holds as MS in Computer Science from the University of Bedfordshire, where he specialized in Agile Methodologies and Database Administration. He also earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Port Harcourt. With expertise in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Management Studio, Godwin's knowledge and experience enhance the authority of our quizzes, ensuring accuracy and relevance in the realm of computer science.

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Jan 16, 2024
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team

    Expert Reviewed by
    Godwin Iheuwa
  • May 30, 2012
    Quiz Created by
    Callum5
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.