Parts Of A Computer Quiz: Practice Test!

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Parts Of A Computer Quiz: Practice Test!

Are you acquainted with the parts of a computer, and do you think you can pass this quiz? The primary examples of the computer elements include the keyboard, which helps you communicate with the hardware. The mouse is a helpful device that allows you to work with graphic objects that the computer shows on the monitor. Each part of the equipment plays an important role. Try the quiz to see how much you know about computer parts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Input refers to?
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Programs

    • C. 

      Commands

    • D. 

      User responses

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 2. 
    What are the general parts of a computer?
    • A. 

      Memory

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Input Devices

    • D. 

      Output Devices

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 3. 
    The most commonly used input device is?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Numeric Keypad

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 4. 
    The cursor can be?
    • A. 

      Underline character

    • B. 

      Rectangle

    • C. 

      Vertical Bar

    • D. 

      All of Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 5. 
    Pointing devices allow the user to control an on-screen symbol called the?
    • A. 

      Arrow

    • B. 

      The Moving Thing

    • C. 

      Mouse Pointer

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 6. 
    The primary advantage of a mouse?
    • A. 

      You must have empty desk space

    • B. 

      You must move your hand off the keyboard and place it on the mouse.

    • C. 

      It is easy to use

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 7. 
    Pen input devices allow the user to use the pen to?
    • A. 

      Input data using hand-written charters

    • B. 

      As a pointing device like a mouse

    • C. 

      Gesture, which is a way of issuing commands.

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 8. 
    Other pointing devices are?
    • A. 

      Light pen

    • B. 

      Digitizer

    • C. 

      Graphics Tablet

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 9. 
    UPC stands for?
    • A. 

      Universal price code

    • B. 

      Universal product code

    • C. 

      Universal piece code

    • D. 

      Universal bar code

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 10. 
    Magnetic Ink Character Recognition is mostly used by? (Hint:  you get $ there :))
    • A. 

      Hospitals

    • B. 

      Police departments

    • C. 

      Fire departments

    • D. 

      Banks

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 11. 
    Multimedia input devices consist primarily of electronics contained on a separate card, such as?
    • A. 

      Sound card

    • B. 

      Video card

    • C. 

      All of the Above

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 12. 
    Areas, where voice input is used, are?
    • A. 

      Data entry

    • B. 

      Command and control

    • C. 

      Speaker recognition

    • D. 

      Speech to text

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 13. 
    Output printed to a page is called?
    • A. 

      Printout

    • B. 

      Page print

    • C. 

      Hard copy

    • D. 

      Soft copy

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a report?
    • A. 

      Internal report

    • B. 

      External report

    • C. 

      Narrative report

    • D. 

      Detail report

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 15. 
    Multimedia is the combination of?
    • A. 

      Text and graphics

    • B. 

      Text and video

    • C. 

      Video and sound

    • D. 

      Graphics and sound

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 16. 
    Impact printers transfer the image by____________
    • A. 

      Striking the paper, ribbon, and charter together

    • B. 

      Spraying ink on the page

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 17. 
    Dot-matrix printers come in______
    • A. 

      9-pin heads

    • B. 

      24-pin heads

    • C. 

      64-pin heads

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 18. 
    An Example of a nonimpact printer is______________
    • A. 

      Ink-jet printer

    • B. 

      Page printer

    • C. 

      Laser printer

    • D. 

      Thermal printer

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 19. 
    Other types of printers are?
    • A. 

      Single label printers

    • B. 

      Bar code label printer

    • C. 

      Portable printer

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 20. 
    Each dot that is illuminated on the CRT screen is called?
    • A. 

      A dot

    • B. 

      A pixel

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Flat panel displays are?
    • A. 

      A thin display screen that does not use a CRT

    • B. 

      A Television like device

    • C. 

      All of the Above

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 22. 
    Other output devices are
    • A. 

      Data projectors

    • B. 

      Plotters

    • C. 

      Computer output microfilm

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 23. 
    Secondary storage is also called?
    • A. 

      Faster storage

    • B. 

      Auxiliary storage

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 24. 
    What does CPU stand for?
    • A. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • B. 

      Computer Processing Unit

    • C. 

      Computer Power Unit

    • D. 

      Central Power Unit

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 25. 
    Before a hard disk is formatted, it can be divided in to separate areas called?
    • A. 

      Sectors

    • B. 

      Areas

    • C. 

      Partitions

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

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