Input / Output Devices - Computer Test

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Input / Output Devices - Computer Test

In computing, an input device is a piece of equipment used to provide data and control signals to an information processing system and an output device is any piece of computer hardware equipment that converts information into human-readable form. Take this quiz to know more about computers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most suitable input device for inputting a short report?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Keyboard

  • 2. 
    What is the most suitable input device for highlighting or selecting an object on the screen?
    • A. 

      Joystick

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Keyboard

  • 3. 
    Which of these would you use to digitise a paper photograph?
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      Joystick

    • C. 

      Touchscreen

  • 4. 
    Which of these is another name for the CPU?
    • A. 

      Processor

    • B. 

      Plotter

    • C. 

      Scanner

  • 5. 
    Which of these printers would an architect be most likely to use to print large plans?
    • A. 

      Inkjet printer

    • B. 

      Laser printer

    • C. 

      Plotter

  • 6. 
    Which of these printers would be the most suitable printer for printing a large number of high quality black and white printouts?
    • A. 

      Laser printer

    • B. 

      Dot matrix printer

    • C. 

      Plotter

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is an input device?
    • A. 

      Speaker

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Microphone

  • 8. 
    The best input device to capture sound is a _______ .
    • A. 

      Microphone

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Digital camera

  • 9. 
    Text and images on paper can be translated into a digital format by using a __________ .
    • A. 

      Light pen

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Keyboard

  • 10. 
    What is a computer's main internal storage device? 
    • A. 

      CD-ROM

    • B. 

      Hard disk

    • C. 

      Pen drive

  • 11. 
    Which is the largest storage capacity?
    • A. 

      1 kilobyte (Kb)

    • B. 

      1 gigabyte (Gb)

    • C. 

      1 megabyte (Mb)

  • 12. 
    Which of these is a storage device with very small capacity and is unlikely to be used today?
    • A. 

      Pen drive

    • B. 

      Flash memory

    • C. 

      Floppy disk

  • 13. 
    What would be the most suitable device to transfer a file quickly from one computer to an other?
    • A. 

      CD-ROM

    • B. 

      Pen drive

    • C. 

      Hard disk

  • 14. 
    Which of the following shows the correct order of storage size, starting with the smallest?
    • A. 

      Floppy disk, CD-ROM, DVD

    • B. 

      CD-ROM, DVD, floppy disk

    • C. 

      DVD, CD-ROM, floppy disk

  • 15. 
    Which of these devices can be considered as both an input and output device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Touchscreen

    • C. 

      Scanner

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