Introdution To Information Technology

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Information Technology Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    RAM and ROM are   
    • A. 

      Secondary Storage

    • B. 

      CD

    • C. 

      DVD

    • D. 

      Primary Storage

  • 2. 
    A type of chip that holds data and instructions temporarily while processing is taking place.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ZIP DISC

    • C. 

      FLOPPY DISKETTE

    • D. 

      FLASH DRIVE

  • 3. 
    The instructions in ROM are_______     therefore they are not easily      changed
    • A. 

      Stored

    • B. 

      Volatile

    • C. 

      Not stored

    • D. 

      Non-volatile

  • 4. 
    A type of chip which holds data and  instructions necessary for starting up the computer when it is switched on 
    • A. 

      RAM chip

    • B. 

      Memory chip

    • C. 

      ROM chip

    • D. 

      Mother board

  • 5. 
    ROM stands for
    • A. 

      Read On Memory

    • B. 

      Read Only Maker

    • C. 

      Read Only Memory

    • D. 

      Read On Motherboard

  • 6. 
    The information in RAM is_____   Therefore it is easily changeable
    • A. 

      Non- volatile

    • B. 

      Stored

    • C. 

      Volatile

    • D. 

      Erased

  • 7. 
    Is a scanner an input or output device?
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Input

  • 8. 
    Is Windows hardware or software?
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

  • 9. 
    When I click on an icon to open a file what is the input device I use?
    • A. 

      Screen

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Word

    • E. 

      Windows

  • 10. 
    Is the screen an input or output device?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

  • 11. 
    What device can be used to input sound?
    • A. 

      Screen

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Speakers

    • D. 

      Microphone

    • E. 

      Headphones

  • 12. 
    Is the printer an output or input device?
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Input

  • 13. 
    A secondary  storage device is:
    • A. 

      A built in device that holds information.

    • B. 

      A hardware device used by the computer to access data.

    • C. 

      The main storage or area in a computer

    • D. 

      Data storage that is not currently in a computer's primary storage or memory

  • 14. 
    A Floppy Disk is an example of:
    • A. 

      Primary Storage Device

    • B. 

      Secondary Storage Device

    • C. 

      Basic Storage Device

    • D. 

      Secondary Software Device

  • 15. 
    Secondary storage refers to storage devices that are not constantly accessible by the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Why is a File-Compression utility ideal for use when files are being transferred over a network connection?
    • A. 

      Zipped files are smaller and so sending them is faster

    • B. 

      Zipped files are always virus-free

    • C. 

      It is impossible to send unzipped files over a network connection

    • D. 

      None of the above are true

  • 17. 
    Which of the following utilities can make internet downloading safer?
    • A. 

      Scandisk

    • B. 

      Antivirus

    • C. 

      Defragmentation

    • D. 

      Winzip

  • 18. 
    The operating program does what?
    • A. 

      Software that is embedded in a hardware device

    • B. 

      A specific type of software developed to allow interaction with hardware devices

    • C. 

      A program that manages all other programs on the computer

  • 19. 
    What is an example of system software?
    • A. 

      Adobe Photoshop

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      Firmware

  • 20. 
    Application programs do what?
    • A. 

      Enables the computer to talk to the hardware.

    • B. 

      Enables the user to perform a task.

    • C. 

      Enables software to run concurrently

  • 21. 
    What are the two types of software?
    • A. 

      Application and os

    • B. 

      Application and system

    • C. 

      User and system

  • 22. 
    What is commercial software that offers a trail version of its product for a certain amount time before you buy it?
    • A. 

      Shareware

    • B. 

      Freeware

    • C. 

      Liteware

  • 23. 
    Whats ann example of Firmware
    • A. 

      OS

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      Open Source

  • 24. 
    What is the correct definition of Application Software?
    • A. 

      The everyday programs you use

    • B. 

      Programs that are rarely used

    • C. 

      Programs made specifically for a client

    • D. 

      Things included in your computer

  • 25. 
    What does System Software consist of?
    • A. 

      The operating System

    • B. 

      Graphics software

    • C. 

      Private software

    • D. 

      Drivers

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