The PC Components Quiz! Trivia Test

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Component Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know which components are essential in a PC? Do you think you can pass this quiz? There are five vital parts of a computer: the motherboard, the Central Processing Unit, Random Access Memory, the Graphics Processing Unit, and Solid State Drive or Hard Disk Drive. Take this quiz and put your knowledge of PC components to the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The power supply in a computer is there to:
    • A. 

      Increase the voltage to make computer faster

    • B. 

      Enable the computer to work at a safe 240 volts ac

    • C. 

      Reduce the voltage from 240V dc to about 12 V ac

    • D. 

      To provide a very stable low voltage

    • E. 

      Speedy tricks

  • 2. 
    A computer program is described as having 8-bit color. How many colors can it display?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      64

    • D. 

      128

    • E. 

      256

  • 3. 
    What happened if the computer does not switch on?
    • A. 

      RAM broken

    • B. 

      Sound Card broken

    • C. 

      Power supply problem

    • D. 

      The VGA cable problem

    • E. 

      Socket is not working

  • 4. 
    What is the Maximum memory that Hard Drive can have?
    • A. 

      500GB Hard Drive

    • B. 

      250GB Hard Drive

    • C. 

      670GB Hard Drive

    • D. 

      2X 500GB Hard Drive

    • E. 

      50000MB Hard Drive

  • 5. 
    It is not a good idea to open up a hard disk drive. This is because:
    • A. 

      Dust could get in and cause a head crash

    • B. 

      Data could escape

    • C. 

      The hard disk runs in a vacuum and would run slower if there is air

    • D. 

      Air molecules could react with the data to corrupt it

    • E. 

      Its going to get dirty

  • 6. 
    What does the Video adapter do on a Computer?
    • A. 

      Card gives more colours to your computer

    • B. 

      Play video to your computer

    • C. 

      Change colour from your computer

    • D. 

      Display image onto your monitor

    • E. 

      Makes video looking good

  • 7. 
    Which has the largest storage capacity?
    • A. 

      USB Hard drive

    • B. 

      USB Flash drive

    • C. 

      Micro Disk drive

    • D. 

      PCMCIA Flash

    • E. 

      Memory Stick

  • 8. 
    What does an Optical drive do?
    • A. 

      Clean DVDs and CDs

    • B. 

      Make copy of DVDs and CDs

    • C. 

      Read DVDs and CDs

    • D. 

      Control the speed of DVDs and CDs

    • E. 

      Play CDs and DVDs