General Introduction To IT

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General Introduction To IT

It’s so easy to take control of a computer by just clicking a few buttons and opening up whatever you need on a webpage in an instant, but there’s a lot of work that goes into producing and maintaining this incredible device for you. In the following quiz, we’ll be offering you an introduction to the world of Information Technology, with the aim of boosting your knowledge of computers and how they work.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The CPU stands for ...
    • A. 

      Control Program Unit

    • B. 

      Control Peripheral United

    • C. 

      Central Protocol Unit

    • D. 

      Central Processing Unit

  • 2. 
    A CPU is measured in megabytes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Choose from the list below the software that fall under the category of application software.
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Microsoft Access

    • C. 

      Call of Duty

    • D. 

      Antivirus Software

    • E. 

      Microsoft Paint

    • F. 

      Defragmentation

  • 4. 
    Choose the correct order how data and information flow in a computer system.
    • A. 

      Process -> information -> data

    • B. 

      Data -> process -> information

    • C. 

      Process -> information -> data

    • D. 

      Information -> process -> data

  • 5. 
    What stage usually follows the input?
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Saving

  • 6. 
    Which of the following might be used during the input stage?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Speakers

  • 7. 
    Processing is where data is changed into ...
    • A. 

      Garbage

    • B. 

      Tables

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Information

  • 8. 
    Which of these is NOT an input device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Optical Mouse

    • C. 

      USB Memory Stick

    • D. 

      Laser Mouse

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT an output device?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Speaker

  • 10. 
    I need to buy a computer that is portable, fits in my pocket and has a long battery life.
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Mainframe

    • C. 

      PDA

  • 11. 
    PDA stands for ...
    • A. 

      Printer Device Assistance

    • B. 

      Personal Digital Assistant

    • C. 

      Port Device Assistant

  • 12. 
    RAM is non-volatile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Data stored in ROM cannot be erased.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    RAM and ROM ...
    • A. 

      Read Application Memory and Read Office Management

    • B. 

      Read Area Memory and Read Ounce Memory

    • C. 

      Random Application Management and Read Office Memory

    • D. 

      Random Access Memory and Read Only Memory

  • 15. 
    RAM is considered to be the temporary memory ...
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    RAM is used for storing start-up instructions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    We save pictures in the ROM.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following are considered as Hardware.
    • A. 

      Graphics Card

    • B. 

      Windows 7

    • C. 

      Call of Duty

    • D. 

      Motherboard

    • E. 

      MS Word

    • F. 

      CPU

    • G. 

      Monitor

  • 19. 
    To calculate weather forecasting, one would need a ....
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Desktop pc

    • C. 

      Tablet

    • D. 

      Supercomputer

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a type of an Operating System?
    • A. 

      Mozilla Firefox

    • B. 

      Google Chrome

    • C. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • D. 

      Windows XP

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