Introduction To Computers (Hardware/Software/Parts)

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Introduction To Computers (Hardware/Software/Parts)

Hardware/Software/Parts


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  • 1. 
    ____ is a set of instructions that tell the computer what to do; may be called a program.
    • A. 

  • 2. 
    This is considered to be the brain of your computer
    • A. 

  • 3. 
    Name:Date:
  • 4. 
    The "brain" of a computer; a computer's microprocessor
    • A. 

      Expansion card

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Input device

  • 5. 
    A computer's temporary memory is called
    • A. 

      Read Only Memory

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Random Access Memory

  • 6. 
    A type of software that controls the overall activity of your computer & tells the different parts how to work together is called
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 7. 
    Hardware that allows your computer to communicate with you; a device that puts information out from the computer
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Input Device

    • C. 

      Output Device

    • D. 

      Expansion Card

  • 8. 
    The computer's temporary memory is called
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      CMOS

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      POOP

  • 9. 
    A device that is connected directly to the computer is called a
    • A. 

      GUI

    • B. 

      Peripheral

    • C. 

      Default

    • D. 

      Documentation

  • 10. 
    Software is
    • A. 

      Allows you to use pictures or icons instead of text commands

    • B. 

      The "computer" driver where information is stored

    • C. 

      A set of instructions that tells a computer which program to run

  • 11. 
    Hardware is
    • A. 

      Compact disk-read or write

    • B. 

      The driver where you insert floppy disks

    • C. 

      Any part of the computer you can see or touch

  • 12. 
    An output device that gives you a printout of your work
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Cursor

    • D. 

      Modem

    • E. 

      Printer

  • 13. 
    An input device that controls the movemoent of the cursor on the screen
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Keyboard

    • E. 

      Cursor

  • 14. 
    This guards against surges or fluctuations of power
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Surge protector

    • E. 

      Cursor

  • 15. 
    This allows computers to communicate through telephone lines
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Keyboard

    • E. 

      Modem

  • 16. 
    This marks the position of the next insertion point
    • A. 

      Cursor

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Surge protector

    • D. 

      Modem

    • E. 

      Keyboard

  • 17. 
    This device provides a means of ENTERING data into your computer
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Monitor

    • E. 

      Printer

  • 18. 
    This device DISPLAYS text and images generated by a computer
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Mouse

  • 19. 
    RAM stands for Random Access Memory. What happens to RAM when the computer turns off?
  • 20. 
    ROM stands for Read Only Memory. Tell me what it means.
  • 21. 
    List 2 input devices
  • 22. 
    List 2 output devices
  • 23. 
    Our computer lab operates on what type of Operating System Software
  • 24. 
    Give 3 examples of application software
  • 25. 
    Name your right hand home row keys
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