Computer Knowledge Test: MCQ Trivia Quiz

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Computer Knowledge Test: MCQ Trivia Quiz

Do you have any basic knowledge about the computer? Typically, strong computer skills mean that you should know how to use a computer and its various functions without any formal direction as to how to use it. The most common applications you will use include a web browser and an e-mail client (most likely Outlook). Take this quiz and put your computer knowledge to the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is considered an input device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Floppy Disk

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      CD

  • 2. 
    ___________ are bundles of related software packages that are sold together?
    • A. 

      Personal Productivity Tools

    • B. 

      Word and Power Point

    • C. 

      Screen Savers

    • D. 

      Excel and Word Perfect

    • E. 

      Software Suites

  • 3. 
    The _________ manual tells you how to use a software program.
    • A. 

      Documentation

    • B. 

      Programming

    • C. 

      Technical

    • D. 

      User

    • E. 

      Dictionary

  • 4. 
    Microcomputer hardware consists of three basic categories of physical equipment______________.
    • A. 

      Keyboard,Monitor,Hard Drive

    • B. 

      System Unit,Input/Output,Memory

    • C. 

      System unit,Input/Output,Secondary Storage

    • D. 

      System unit,Primary Storage,Secondary storage

    • E. 

      CD,Floppy Disc,Pen drive

  • 5. 
    Processor contain a control unit and a(n)______________.
    • A. 

      Adapter Card

    • B. 

      ALU

    • C. 

      Expansion Slot

    • D. 

      Port

    • E. 

      CD Drive

  • 6. 
    You may be required to insert the program disc into the drive while you use,or _____________,the software.
    • A. 

      Install

    • B. 

      Run

    • C. 

      Activate

    • D. 

      Register

    • E. 

      Buy

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is the example of connectivity?
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      Power Cord

    • C. 

      Floppy Disk

    • D. 

      Internet

    • E. 

      Data

  • 8. 
    How many bits are there in a byte?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      16

    • E. 

      24

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is another name for a chip?
    • A. 

      Silicon Chip

    • B. 

      Integrated Circuit

    • C. 

      Semi Conductor

    • D. 

      All of these

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    Decreasing the amount of space required to store data and programs is accomplished by
    • A. 

      Pressing

    • B. 

      Disk Caching

    • C. 

      RAID

    • D. 

      Crashing

    • E. 

      Compression

  • 11. 
    Data in floppy disk stored in rings is called_______________?
    • A. 

      Sectors

    • B. 

      Ringers

    • C. 

      Roundels

    • D. 

      Tracks

    • E. 

      Segments

  • 12. 
    Documents on the wed are called:
    • A. 

      Web Pages

    • B. 

      Websites

    • C. 

      Web Communities

    • D. 

      Web Tags

    • E. 

      Homepages

  • 13. 
    Which type of memory holds only the program and data that the CPU is presently processing?
    • A. 

      CMOS

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      ASCII

    • E. 

      CD

  • 14. 
    The ____________ in an information system must be reliable and capable of handling the expecting workload.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Data Input

    • D. 

      People

    • E. 

      Mobiles

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is part of the System Unit?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Floppy Disks

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Memory

    • E. 

      CD

  • 16. 
    Specialized programs that allow particular input or output devices to communicate with the rest of the computer system are called___________
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Utilities

    • C. 

      Device Drivers

    • D. 

      Compiler

    • E. 

      Connectors

  • 17. 
    The primary purpose of software is to turn data into:
    • A. 

      Websites

    • B. 

      Graphs

    • C. 

      Programs

    • D. 

      Objects

    • E. 

      Information

  • 18. 
    A device that copies or reproduces text and images is also called_______________
    • A. 

      Optical Scanner

    • B. 

      Bar Code Reader

    • C. 

      Character Device

    • D. 

      Digital Camera

    • E. 

      Printer

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are Secondary Storage devices?
    • A. 

      Optical Disks

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Microprocessor

    • D. 

      All of these

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 20. 
    All of the following are examples of real security and privacy risks EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Hackers

    • B. 

      Spam

    • C. 

      Identity Theft

    • D. 

      Viruses

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    . ____________ is the study of molecules and structures whose size ranges from 1 to 100 nanometers.
    • A. 

      Nano Science

    • B. 

      Micro Electrodes

    • C. 

      Computer Forensics

    • D. 

      Artificial Intelligence

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 22. 
    The name for the way that computers manipulate data into information is called:
    • A. 

      Programming

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Storing

    • D. 

      Organising

    • E. 

      None of These

  • 23. 
    Computers use the ____________ language to process data.
    • A. 

      Assembly

    • B. 

      C++

    • C. 

      Java

    • D. 

      Binary

    • E. 

      Perl

  • 24. 
    The components that process data are located in the:
    • A. 

      Input Devices

    • B. 

      Output Devices

    • C. 

      System Unit

    • D. 

      Storage Component.

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 25. 
    The system software is the set of programs that enables your computers hardware devices and ____________ software to work together with management.
    • A. 

      Management

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Utility

    • D. 

      Application

    • E. 

      None of these

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