Processing Hardware Quiz: Test!

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Processing Hardware Quiz: Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Think about what computers can and can't do. Can they play a game of chess?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Think about what computers can and can't do. Can they control a robot?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Think about what computers can and can't do. Can they understand a poem?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Think about what computers can and can't do. Can they respond to an instruction?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of these devices are input devices?
    • A. 

      Screen

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Barcode reader

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 6. 
    A computer can sense the outside world. Which of these can be detected by sensors?
    • A. 

      The level of light

    • B. 

      The volume of noise

    • C. 

      The anger of people

    • D. 

      The temperature of the room

  • 7. 
    Computers are made up of hardware and software running on the hardware. Which of these are considered to be hardware?
    • A. 

      The CPU

    • B. 

      The fetch-execute process

    • C. 

      The power supply unit

    • D. 

      Windows

  • 8. 
    All computers have an operating system. This runs to enable them to carry out tasks. Which of these are part of the operating system?
    • A. 

      Memory allocation

    • B. 

      Dealing with inputs

    • C. 

      Searching the web

    • D. 

      Displaying windows

  • 9. 
    There are three types of network connection, those connected through a cable, those connected through a wireless system, and those connected via the mobile telephone system. Check the ones where wireless would be the best or only service available for each of these devices.
    • A. 

      A tablet computer

    • B. 

      An office desktop PC

    • C. 

      A mobile phone at home

    • D. 

      A remote printer OR scanner device

  • 10. 
     A is the CPU where the processing takes place? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    B is the CD drive secondary storage?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    C is an interface card?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In the fetch-execute cycle, Some instructions require data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The fetch-execute cycle takes place in the CPU.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The fetch-execute cycle is a continuous process while the computer is running.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The execute instruction ends the fetch-execute process
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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