Computer Basics Quiz: Pass If You Can!

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Computer Basics Quiz: Pass If You Can!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the things listed below is considered computer hardware
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Application software

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      Windows

  • 2. 
    Which of the things listed below is considered computer software
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Application software

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      Windows

  • 3. 
    Drivers, operating systems, and utility programs are examples of ___________________.
    • A. 

      System software

    • B. 

      Application software

    • C. 

      Computer hardware

  • 4. 
    Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are examples of ___________________.
    • A. 

      System software

    • B. 

      Application software

    • C. 

      Computer hardware

  • 5. 
    Windows 8 is a(n) ___________________ software which controls the basic operation of the computer.
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Word processing

    • C. 

      Peripheral

    • D. 

      Operating system

  • 6. 
    The most widely used operating system is ___________________.
    • A. 

      Unix

    • B. 

      Windows

    • C. 

      IOS/Apple

    • D. 

      Linux

  • 7. 
    Applications software helps the user perform a specific task.  Examples:  do their work, pursue hobbies, play games, check email.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Check all input devices.
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Speakers

    • E. 

      Scanner

    • F. 

      Projector

  • 9. 
    The CPU is the ______________________.
    • A. 

      Computer case

    • B. 

      Microprocessor chip

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 10. 
    The memory of the computer is called the ___________
    • A. 

      A/LU

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Microprocessor

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 11. 
    Devices attached to the computer are called _________________
    • A. 

      Peripherals

    • B. 

      Microprocessors

    • C. 

      Motherboards

    • D. 

      ROM

  • 12. 
    Check the output devices.
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Speakers

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Projector

    • F. 

      Scanner

  • 13. 
    When you create, delete, rename, copy, or move files and folders on your computer, you are demonstrating _____________.
    • A. 

      AUP

    • B. 

      Utilities

    • C. 

      File management

    • D. 

      Skills

  • 14. 
    File extensions indicate the type of file and what software was used. Examples:  .dot  .docx   .pdf   .jpg
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A system that transmits any combination of voice, video, or data is called ____________________
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Standalone

    • D. 

      Hardware

  • 16. 
    A _____________ computer works even if it is detached from the network.
    • A. 

      Standalone

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Viral

    • D. 

      Extension

  • 17. 
    A ______________ is a program written to cause the corruption of data on a computer.
    • A. 

      Utility

    • B. 

      Virus

    • C. 

      Antivirus

    • D. 

      Detail

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