Computer Essentials Quiz Test: MCQ!

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Computer Essentials Quiz Test: MCQ!

Are you familiar with computer essentials? Would you like to demonstrate your knowledge by taking this quiz? Many aspects make computers work efficiently. For example, the CPU is the central processing unit, which determines the computer's overall performance. RAM is a type of computer recall that can be used to store working data. If you want to see how much you know about computer essentials, this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ICT is the acronym for:
    • A. 

      Internet and Computer Technology

    • B. 

      Internet and Contant Technology

    • C. 

      Internet and Computer Transfer

    • D. 

      Information and Communication Technology

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following is an example of mobile technology?
    • A. 

      Digital camera

    • B. 

      Laser printer

    • C. 

      Smart phone

    • D. 

      Desktop computer

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following best describes the term hardware?
    • A. 

      The physical components of a computer system

    • B. 

      The applications installed

    • C. 

      The program that controls saving data

    • D. 

      The parts of a computer system you can touch

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following parts of the computer is responsible for controlling instructions to the hardware?
    • A. 

      CD Drive

    • B. 

      Processor

    • C. 

      Power Supply

    • D. 

      Disk Drive

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following describes RAM (Random Access Memory)?
    • A. 

      RAM is read-and-write memory

    • B. 

      RAM is write-only memory

    • C. 

      RAM is a peripheral

    • D. 

      RAM cannot be changed

  • 6. 
    The main purpose of RAM is provide a:
    • A. 

      Permanent storage area for data

    • B. 

      Removable storage medium for permanent data

    • C. 

      Temporary storage area for instructions and data

    • D. 

      Transfer of data from computer to screen

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following does not use a Universal Serial Bus (USB) port? 
    • A. 

      Camcorder

    • B. 

      Memory stick

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Scanner

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following uses a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) port?
    • A. 

      USB memory stick

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Camcorder

    • D. 

      Scanner

  • 9. 
    How do you connect a flash drive to a computer? Connect the flash drive to: 
    • A. 

      The HDMI port on the computer

    • B. 

      The USB port on the computer

    • C. 

      The USB port on the printer

    • D. 

      The serial port on the computer

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following routines will connect a media player to a computer? Use a cable to connect the media player to:
    • A. 

      The computer's HDMI port.

    • B. 

      The computer's serial port.

    • C. 

      The computer's USB port.

    • D. 

      A printer.

  • 11. 
    Software can best be described as:
    • A. 

      The team of people who use the computer

    • B. 

      Programmed instructions for the computer perform tasks

    • C. 

      Computer-generated printed output

    • D. 

      The physical parts of a computer that cannot be seen

  • 12. 
    A computer's operating system:
    • A. 

      Schedules computer operators

    • B. 

      Manages hardware and memory

    • C. 

      Designs databases

    • D. 

      Sends emails

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following is not an operating system:
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      Window 7

    • C. 

      PowerPoint

    • D. 

      Mac OS

  • 14. 
    Which one of the following is an example of software?
    • A. 

      A printer

    • B. 

      A memory stick

    • C. 

      RAM.

    • D. 

      An Internet browser.

  • 15. 
    Instant Messaging is an example of:
    • A. 

      Media software

    • B. 

      E-mail application software

    • C. 

      Communication software

    • D. 

      Design software

  • 16. 
    Which one of the following is an agreement for the end-user to accept before using proprietary software?
    • A. 

      End-user allowance agreement

    • B. 

      End-user licence agreement

    • C. 

      End-user agreement

    • D. 

      End-user permission

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