Computer Basics Quiz--information Processing Cycle

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  • 1. 
    The Operating System does which of the following?
    • A. 

      Controls the computer memory

    • B. 

      Controls the hardware

    • C. 

      Allows you to communicate with your computer

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the most common OS used in the world today?
    • A. 

      Mac OS

    • B. 

      Linux

    • C. 

      MS Windows

    • D. 

      Safari

  • 3. 
    The information processing cycle consists of:
    • A. 

      Input, output, storage, and processing

    • B. 

      Input, output, saving, and printing

    • C. 

      Input, output, games, and work

    • D. 

      Input, output, peripherals, and monitors

  • 4. 
    Input is
    • A. 

      What you see on the screen

    • B. 

      Taking data and inputting it into the computer so it can be processed

    • C. 

      The hard copies you get when you print

    • D. 

      Computing the data, like adding the numbers, creating a word document, etc.

  • 5. 
    Output is
    • A. 

      The data you put into the computer, usually with a keyboard

    • B. 

      The work being done--the thinking that the computer does.

    • C. 

      The result of processing. It can be printed, seen on the monitor, heard on speakers, etc.

    • D. 

      A keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers--anything connected to the computer

  • 6. 
    Processing is
    • A. 

      The work done on data. Adding numbers, creating a song, making a word document, etc.

    • B. 

      Anything connected to the computer

    • C. 

      Done by the monitor

    • D. 

      Not a function of a computer

  • 7. 
    A peripheral is anything connected to a computer, like a keyboard, mouse, printer, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Common storage devices include
    • A. 

      Keyboard, mouse, touchpad

    • B. 

      Monitors and printers

    • C. 

      USB drive, hard drive, CD/DVD, External hard drives

    • D. 

      Biometric devices, speakers, CPU