Quiz To Test Your Computer Knowledge

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Quiz To Test Your Computer Knowledge

Are you ready to test your computer knowledge with this quiz? This quiz has trivia questions about various computer devices, components, software, etc. Let's see if you can pass this test with a 100% score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Another name for supercomputers are:
    • A. 

      Mega computer

    • B. 

      Super computer

    • C. 

      Monster computer

    • D. 

      Magna xcomputer

  • 2. 
    A computer which is mainly used in homes for recreational purposes.
    • A. 

      Mainframe computer

    • B. 

      Mini computer

    • C. 

      Personal computer

    • D. 

      Monster computer

  • 3. 
    Complex scientific research is usually done using:
    • A. 

      Mainframe computer

    • B. 

      Laptop computer

    • C. 

      Super computer

    • D. 

      Mini computer

  • 4. 
    A computer that links or connect many other computers and users is called a:
    • A. 

      Mainframe computer

    • B. 

      Laptop computer

    • C. 

      Super computer

    • D. 

      Midrange computer

  • 5. 
    Another name for a minicomputer is:
    • A. 

      Mainframe computer

    • B. 

      Laptop computer

    • C. 

      Super computer

    • D. 

      Midrange computer

  • 6. 
    Handheld computers designed to organize personal information.
    • A. 

      Pocket PC

    • B. 

      Electronic organizer

    • C. 

      Laptop

    • D. 

      Personal digital organizer

  • 7. 
    A micro-computer that is similar to a notepad and weighs 2.5 pounds.
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Subnote book

    • C. 

      Palmtop

    • D. 

      Tablet

  • 8. 
    John is planning a trip to the United States of America on business, which of the computers listed below would he take along with him.
    • A. 

      Work station

    • B. 

      Laptop 

    • C. 

      Server

    • D. 

      Mainframe computer

  • 9. 
    Multi-tasking means_________________
    • A. 

      Can do two or more things at the same time

    • B. 

      Can only do one thing at a time

    • C. 

      That is is limited in its capacity to perform

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The acronym PC stands for:
    • A. 

      Private computer

    • B. 

      Personnel Computer

    • C. 

      Personal computer

    • D. 

      Programme computer

  • 11. 
    Why is a computer called an electronic device?
    • A. 

      It uses electricity

    • B. 

      It is operated by humans

    • C. 

      It is battery operated

    • D. 

      It can only works at night

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a function of the computer?
    • A. 

      It accepts data

    • B. 

      It can be turned on

    • C. 

      It manipulates data

    • D. 

      It stores data

  • 13. 
    How many basic functions does the computer perform?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 14. 
    What is meant by the term "the computer manipulates data"
    • A. 

      Supervises

    • B. 

      Stores

    • C. 

      Calculate

    • D. 

      Processes

  • 15. 
    Identify the word which is needed to complete the statement "the computer accepts data as:
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Process

    • C. 

      Output

    • D. 

      Stores

  • 16. 
    Which one of the following item is not included in the package when you purchase a computer system?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      System unit

  • 17. 
    Who are the main users of the computer system?
    • A. 

      The school

    • B. 

      The home

    • C. 

      People/Humans

    • D. 

      The Church

  • 18. 
    What is meant by the term "The computer produces information or results that is usable by users and other companies"
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Storage

    • C. 

      Input

    • D. 

      Output

  • 19. 
    Which one is the result of the output given by a computer?Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Information 

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Instruction 

    • D. 

      Hardware

  • 20. 
    The printed output from a computer is called:
    • A. 

      Copy

    • B. 

      Softcopy

    • C. 

      Handout

    • D. 

      Hardcopy

  • 21. 
    The device through which data and instructions are entered into a computer is: 
    • A. 

      Software device

    • B. 

      Input device

    • C. 

      Hardware device

    • D. 

      Output device

  • 22. 
    Which of the following are components of Central Processing Unit (CPU) ?
    • A. 

      Arithmetic logic unit, Mouse

    • B. 

      Arithmetic logic unit, Integrated Circuits

    • C. 

      Control Unit, Monitor

    • D. 

      Arithmetic logic unit, Control unit

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is also known as brain of computer
    • A. 

      Central processing unit

    • B. 

      Arithmetic and language unit

    • C. 

      Memory unit

    • D. 

      Control unit

  • 24. 
    The acronym RAM stands for:
    • A. 

      Random access memory

    • B. 

      Read and memorize

    • C. 

      Read access memory

    • D. 

      Random and memorize

  • 25. 
    ROM is:
    • A. 

      Basic programming language

    • B. 

      Built memory fixed aby the manufacturer

    • C. 

      Volatile memory

    • D. 

      Secondary storage