Introduction To Computer: MCQ Quiz! Trivia

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Introduction To Computer: MCQ Quiz! Trivia

Introduction to computer: MCQ quiz trivia. It is becoming more and more important for people to at least have some basic knowledge of computers and how to use its different features. Do you know the different ways that one can store their data? In this quiz, you will get to test out just how much you know about the computer and its other features. Do give it a try and see how well you will do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The capacity of a single-sided, single-density DVD is _________.
    • A. 

      1.44 MB

    • B. 

      700 MB

    • C. 

      4.7 GB

    • D. 

      80 GB

  • 2. 
    Two types of auxiliary storage devices often used on personal computers are __________.
    • A. 

      Keyboards and scanners

    • B. 

      USB flash drives and hard disks

    • C. 

      Monitors and printers

    • D. 

      Control units and arithmetic logic units

  • 3. 
    The four operations of the information processing cycle are input, process, storage, and __________.
    • A. 

      Printing

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      E-mailing

    • D. 

      E-mailing

  • 4. 
    One billion bytes is called a __________, and typical hard disk sizes range from 160 to 750 billion bytes.
    • A. 

      Kilobyte (KB)

    • B. 

      Megabyte (MB)

    • C. 

      Gigabyte (GB)

    • D. 

      Dekabyte (DB)

  • 5. 
    The process of loading the operating system into the computer's memory from auxiliary storage is called ________.
    • A. 

      Loading

    • B. 

      Booting

    • C. 

      Driving

    • D. 

      Saving

  • 6. 
    Software can be categorized into two types: __________.
    • A. 

      Word processing software and spreadsheet software

    • B. 

      Database software and presentation graphics software

    • C. 

      System software and application software

    • D. 

      Desktop publishing software and communications software

  • 7. 
    Before buying a computer system, the purchaser should do some research on the __________.
    • A. 

      Size and types of memory (RAM) and storage

    • B. 

      Software included with the system

    • C. 

      Speed of the processor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The mouse is an output device because it outputs data to the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is data that has been organized into something that is meaningful and useful?
    • A. 

      Information

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Computer

  • 10. 
    The processor, memory, and storage devices are housed in a box-like case called the ____.
    • A. 

      Chassis

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      System board

    • D. 

      System unit

  • 11. 
    Checking e-mail is allowed at school.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 12. 
    What does the "E" part of e-mail stand for?
    • A. 

      Easy

    • B. 

      Expedited

    • C. 

      Emergency

    • D. 

      Electronic

    • E. 

      Elementary

  • 13. 
    What is the missing part of the following:INPUT > ___________________ > OUTPUT
    • A. 

      Tabulating

    • B. 

      Crunching

    • C. 

      Munching

    • D. 

      Processing

  • 14. 
    A laptop is what?
    • A. 

      A desktop made to sit in your lap.

    • B. 

      A portable computer.

    • C. 

      A device made to sit in your lap to allow for easier keyboarding.

    • D. 

      A handheld computer that is generally used to keep track of appointments and addresses.

  • 15. 
    Clicking on the "X" in the upper right-hand corner of a program will typically do what to the program?
    • A. 

      Zoom Into the Program

    • B. 

      Expand/Collapse It

    • C. 

      Close It

    • D. 

      Minimize It

  • 16. 
    Typically when you want to access programs in Microsoft Windows, where would you go to find them?
    • A. 

      The Sub Menu

    • B. 

      The Start Menu

    • C. 

      The McDonalds Menu

    • D. 

      The Taskbar

    • E. 

      The "My Computer" Icon

  • 17. 
    What is one basic component below that makes up a computer?
    • A. 

      Electricity

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 18. 
    What is true about hardware?
    • A. 

      Hardware only consists of the keyboard, monitor, and mouse.

    • B. 

      Hardware is something you cannot see (micro device).

    • C. 

      Hardware is something that tells your computer what to do.

    • D. 

      Hardware is anything you can touch.

  • 19. 
    What is true about software?
    • A. 

      The mouse is an example.

    • B. 

      Microsoft Office is an example.

    • C. 

      The keyboard is an example.

    • D. 

      A DVD is an example.

  • 20. 
    In order to speed up computer systems, modern computers have a video card that takes much of the load off of system resources.  The video card can do this because it possess:
    • A. 

      Its Own Processor

    • B. 

      Its Own Self Powered Cord

    • C. 

      Its Own ROM

    • D. 

      Its Own Flash Chip

  • 21. 
    What does WWW stand for?
  • 22. 
    What would you use a flash card in?
    • A. 

      Digital Camera

    • B. 

      DVR Device

    • C. 

      Head Implant

    • D. 

      Keyboard

  • 23. 
    Who lives in a Pineapple under the sea?
    • A. 

      Barney

    • B. 

      SpongeBob SquarePants

    • C. 

      Mister Rogers

    • D. 

      The Lion King

  • 24. 
    What type of CD or DVD are you able to write to?
    • A. 

      CD with Music

    • B. 

      DVD Movie

    • C. 

      DVD

    • D. 

      DVD-RW

  • 25. 
    What is an example of an OUTPUT device?
    • A. 

      DVD

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Monitor

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