Test Your Computer Hardware Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Computer Hardware Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

If you want to test your computer hardware knowledge, this trivia quiz is exactly what you need. The hardware of a computer is basically all the physical elements of a computer; they are tangible and are essential for helping one make use of the device. Do you know the proper posture for using a computer and not endangering your body? Take up this quiz and get to refresh your memory on computer hardware and how to use a computer safely.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The instructions that tell the computer what to do and how to do it.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Monitor

  • 2. 
    The heart (and brains) of the computer is the...
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      Hard drive

  • 3. 
    When keyboarding, all of the following are examples of good posture, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Eyes on the monitor

    • B. 

      Fingers on "home row"

    • C. 

      Feet on the floor

    • D. 

      Back straight

    • E. 

      Elbows on the table

  • 4. 
    RAM stand for:
    • A. 

      Really Awesome Monkeys

    • B. 

      Rotten Apple Money

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory

    • D. 

      Rugs And Mud

    • E. 

      Raspberry And Mayonaise

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      RAM

    • E. 

      Keyboard

  • 6. 
    Adding more RAM will speed up your computer's ability to process information.
    • A. 

      True, adding more RAM will speed up the operation of the computer.

    • B. 

      False, adding more RAM will not affect the operation of the computer.

    • C. 

      Maybe- I don't know what RAM is.

  • 7. 
    Select three input devices your computer uses:
    • A. 

      Mouse, keyboard, monitor

    • B. 

      Mouse, keyboard, scanner

    • C. 

      Mouse, printer, CPU

    • D. 

      Mouse, scanner, printer

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Jump drive, floppy disk or memory card

    • B. 

      Hard drive or mp3 player

    • C. 

      Floppy disk or hard drive

    • D. 

      Camera phone or hard drive

  • 9. 
    What is a network?
    • A. 

      A group of computers

    • B. 

      A group of computers hooked together

    • C. 

      Computers hooked together sharing information

    • D. 

      Computers sending files and information back and forth

    • E. 

      Computers in different locations sharing files and information

  • 10. 
    Behavior when using the computer that conforms to accepted standards of conduct.
    • A. 

      Uniform Use Agreement

    • B. 

      All Use Agreement

    • C. 

      Acceptable Use Agreement

    • D. 

      Computer Use Agreement

  • 11. 
    What is ROM?
    • A. 

      IC

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      CD WR

    • D. 

      DVD RW

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      A PROGRAM OF OS

    • B. 

      A PROGRAM OF CPU

    • C. 

      A PROGRAM OF RAM

    • D. 

      A PROGRAM OF MAN

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      NEWMAN

    • B. 

      CHARLS BABAS

    • C. 

      BILL GATE

    • D. 

      TEEM LEE

  • 14. 
    Example of Optical Storage Devices.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      BRD

    • D. 

      SSD

  • 15. 
    Operate the hardware that's called 
    • A. 

      DEVICE DRIVER

    • B. 

      OS

    • C. 

      MS

    • D. 

      SYSTEM SOFTWARE

  • 16. 
    What is the meaning of EPROM?
    • A. 

      ERASABLE PROGRAMMABLE READ ONLY MEMORY

    • B. 

      ERASABALE PROGRAM MEMORY

    • C. 

      A AND B

    • D. 

      NONE OF THEM

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      7