Mchs Computer Applications And Technology General Technology Pre-test

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 365

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Computer Application Quizzes & Trivia

Introduction to computer applications and technology general knoweldge quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Another name for computer programs and information.
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Input

  • 2. 
    The part of a computer that allows the user to view information on a screen
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 3. 
    This computer part sends signals to other parts of the computer to tell them what to do.
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Flash Drive

  • 4. 
    This device allows data to be entered by the user and can perform most operations of a mouse.
    • A. 

      Laser Pointer

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Drawing Pad

  • 5. 
    This memory is for short term storage and is lost when the computer is turned off.
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      Flash Drive

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 6. 
    A name for a small picture or image representing a folder or a program.
    • A. 

      Graphic

    • B. 

      Logo

    • C. 

      JPEG

    • D. 

      Icon

  • 7. 
    A computer system designed to be transported very easiely.
    • A. 

      Desktop

    • B. 

      MP3 Player

    • C. 

      Laptop

    • D. 

      Server

  • 8. 
    Program used to type papers, design basic tables and process text documents.
    • A. 

      PowerPoint

    • B. 

      Excel

    • C. 

      Access

    • D. 

      Word

  • 9. 
    Another name for all parts of the computer
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      Tower

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are input devices?
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are output device(s)?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Speakers

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not an operating system?
    • A. 

      Windows XP

    • B. 

      Windows 7

    • C. 

      Windows 333

    • D. 

      Linux

  • 13. 
    This part does the real calculation, moving and processing of information. Also known as the brains of the computer.
    • A. 

      Motherboard

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 14. 
    This is a type of computer that sets on a table or desk.
    • A. 

      Desktop

    • B. 

      Tabletop

    • C. 

      Laptop

    • D. 

      Tablet

  • 15. 
    What are the four main things a computer does?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Play

    • D. 

      Store

    • E. 

      Process

  • 16. 
    This part stores data, programs, settings, and the operating system while the computer is off. While it is on, it spins inside the computer reading and writing data.
    • A. 

      CD Drive

    • B. 

      DVD Drive

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 17. 
    The largest unit of computer storage capacity listed
    • A. 

      MB

    • B. 

      GB

    • C. 

      TB

    • D. 

      AB

  • 18. 
    First item you should check if your computer will not come on.
    • A. 

      Monitor Cable

    • B. 

      NIC Card

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 19. 
    One of the owners of Apple Computer Corp.
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Steve Jobs

    • C. 

      Bill King

    • D. 

      Steve Raymond

  • 20. 
    What was the main function of the first digital computer system?
    • A. 

      Send e-mails

    • B. 

      Keep up with payroll

    • C. 

      Add and Subtract numbers

    • D. 

      Create the first car