7th And 8th Grade Computer Hardware Test! Trivia Quiz

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7th And 8th Grade Computer Hardware Test! Trivia Quiz

Below is a 7th And 8th Grade Computer Hardware Test! It is never too early to learn about computers since they are used in every field in the world today, and as a 7th and 8th grader, you are expected to have a better understanding of the basics. Be sure to take this quiz and see if you can refresh your memory on what you have learned.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the TV looking device which allows you to see images?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Printer

  • 2. 
    Which two (2) hardware devices are considered input devices?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Icon

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Compact Disc

    • B. 

      Flash drive

    • C. 

      3-1/2" Floppy disk

  • 4. 
    Which one of these removable storage devices has the most storage space? Copact Disc (CD):  Flash Drive:   3-1/2º Floppy Disk: 
    • A. 

      Compact Disc (CD)

    • B. 

      Flash Drive

    • C. 

      3-1/2" Floppy disk

  • 5. 
    When should you press the computer power button  to turn off the computer?
    • A. 

      Never, unless that the computer stops responding.

    • B. 

      Whenever I feel the urge.

    • C. 

      Every time I use the computer to turn it off.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      If you move the mouse the Icons will appear on the Monitor

    • B. 

      The computer shuts the CD drive off

    • C. 

      The computer lights on the keyboard may blink briefly.

  • 7. 
    What could be considered an output device.  Please select three (3) choices.
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Speakers

    • E. 

      Monitor

  • 8. 
    How should you SHUT DOWN the computer from the Desktop?
    • A. 

      Click on Start> Shut Down

    • B. 

      Start button> All Programs> Log Off

    • C. 

      Internet Explorer

    • D. 

      Start>Help Support

  • 9. 
    The ________ is the blinking line that lets you know where you are on the screen.
    • A. 

      Icon

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Toolbar

  • 10. 
    What should you NEVER do while using a computer? Please select one (1) answer.
    • A. 

      Eat, Drink or spill liquid on it

    • B. 

      Type a letter to your friend

    • C. 

      Open a program or file

  • 11. 
    An ________ is the picture that when clicked on will open the program or file.
    • A. 

      Icon

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Camera

    • D. 

      Cursor

  • 12. 
    This device is the brains of the computer. It holds the hard drive, memory and is inside the Tower?
    • A. 

      USB - Universal Serial Bus

    • B. 

      CPU - Central Processing Unit

    • C. 

      Ram/Rom Memory

  • 13. 
    This hardware device allows you to click and drag.
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Keyboard

  • 14. 
    Please select the five (5) major Hardware components of a desktop computer.
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      CPU/Tower/System Unit

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Mouse

    • F. 

      Keyboard

    • G. 

      Bios

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Internet Explorer

  • 16. 
    The physical computer equipment that can be touched is known as:
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 17. 
    You need to update some work on the computer but have deleted all your files by mistake. Luckily you have kept a printed copy. Which one of the following devices would you use to rectify this problem?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Scanner

    • C. 

      Camera

  • 18. 
    The small, portable computer with features very simillar to a microcomputer (Personal Computer) is a/an:
    • A. 

      PDA

    • B. 

      Desktop computer

    • C. 

      Laptop

    • D. 

      Mainframe

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      WAN - Wide Area Network

    • B. 

      MAN - Metropolitan Area Network

    • C. 

      LAN - Local Area Network

  • 20. 
    A peripheral device is a hardware device that connects to the computer (usually by a cable)?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Random Access Memory. It makes information easier for the computer to access. It makes computers faster. It is like a closet in the house because it make things easier to access when you need them and it gets cleaned out every time you restart your computer.
    • A. 

      CPR

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      ROM

  • 22. 
    The physical computer equipment that can be touched is known as:
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      CPU

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      MAC X

    • B. 

      Microsoft Windows

    • C. 

      Linux

  • 24. 
    True or False: It is important to keep good posture and and fingers rested comfortably on the home row when typing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The ____________ is the hardware output device that displays text and graphics on a screen.
    • A. 

      Device

    • B. 

      Text Box

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Supercomputer

    • B. 

      Microcomputer

    • C. 

      PC

    • D. 

      PDA

  • 27. 
    The small, portable computer with features very simillar to a microcomputer (Personal Computer) is a/an:
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Super Computer

    • C. 

      Mainframe

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Toolbar

    • B. 

      Main Screen

    • C. 

      Desktop

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Microsoft Power Point

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      Microsoft Excel

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Microsoft Exel

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      Microsoft Access

  • 31. 
    What does the term RAM stand for
    • A. 

      Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      Remote Access Monitor

    • C. 

      Remote Access Money

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Printers, Cameras, Motherboard, bios

    • B. 

      Keyboard, printers, mouse, scanner

    • C. 

      Printer, CPU, Intel processor

  • 33. 
    True or False: The Hard drive is the primary computer storage device where it stores all data that you want to use later. It is like a basement because it stores things. the bigger it is, the more you can store.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False