Introduction To Computers Quiz

13 Questions
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This quiz will evaluate how well elementary students know the basic computer parts and definitions.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Operating system

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Computer

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 2. 
    A worldwide network of computers
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Network

  • 3. 
    The brain of the computer. This part does the calculation, moving and processing of information
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 4. 
    Part of a computer that allows a user to put information into the computer
    • A. 

      Output Device

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Input Device

  • 5. 
    A small picture that represents a folder, program or other things
    • A. 

      Desktop

    • B. 

      Icon

    • C. 

      Graphic

    • D. 

      Image

  • 6. 
    A name for the short term memory of the computer that is lost when the computer is turned off
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Processor

  • 7. 
    A part of the computer that all other parts are connected to. It allows all of the parts to communicate so they work together
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Disk Drive

    • C. 

      Output Device

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 8. 
    The physical parts of a computer
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      Disk Drive

    • D. 

      Software

  • 9. 
    Parts of a computer that allow the user to see or hear information that comes out from the computer
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Input Device

    • C. 

      Output Device

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 10. 
    This part stores programs and other information on 2 or more disks that are located inside the computer
    • A. 

      Motherboard

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 11. 
    A part of the computer that reads information from a disk
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Disk Drive

  • 12. 
    Another name for computer programs
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Input Devices

    • D. 

      Hardware

  • 13. 
    A program that controls a computer's basic functions
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      CPU