Pretest Grade 7 And 8

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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Pretest Quizzes & Trivia

This is a test designed to see what you already know about computers, both hardware and software.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Devices plugged into a USB ports can be used without rebooting the computer
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Which of the following items is not a basic part of a laptop computer?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Touchpad

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 3. 
    The keyboard, mouse, and tower case are examples of:
    • A. 

      Laptop parts

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Computer commands

  • 4. 
    The _________ is the metal and plastic box that contains the main components of a desktop computer
  • 5. 
    A network can allow two or more computers to share an internet connectionto prointers, and files
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    __________ is any set of instructions that tells the computer what to do
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    ________ is a program that protects your email, files, and downloads against harmful software
    • A. 

      Encryption

    • B. 

      Operating System

    • C. 

      Disk Cleanup

    • D. 

      Anti-firs software

  • 8. 
    All keyboards and mice use the PS2 ports
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    In a desktop computer, the Centra Processing Unit, or processor, is the the...
    • A. 

      Brain of the computer

    • B. 

      Computer's power supply Computer's power supply

    • C. 

      Memory area

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    The ________ is responsible for managing the comuter's hardware and software resources
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Operating System

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Moherboard

  • 11. 
    Another name fo a video port is a
    • A. 

      USB port

    • B. 

      PS/2 port

    • C. 

      VGA Port

    • D. 

      Serial Port

  • 12. 
    A scanner lets you: 
    • A. 

      Make PowerPoint presentations

    • B. 

      Cop an image into your computer

    • C. 

      Change the color of your computer screen

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    ______ are devices that connect to a computer and display a video image of whatever it is
    • A. 

      Scanners

    • B. 

      Printers

    • C. 

      MP3 players

    • D. 

      Web Camera

  • 14. 
    The monitor works with a _________ to display images and text on the sdcreen
    • A. 

      Video Card

    • B. 

      Monitor Cord

    • C. 

      Sound Card

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Random Access Memory or RAM is:
    • A. 

      Long-term memory

    • B. 

      Short-term memory

    • C. 

      Located on a USB flash drive

    • D. 

      Connected to the USB port

  • 16. 
    Which of the following items is not a basic part of a desktop compter?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Moritor

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 17. 
    A _______ allows you to use several computers on a single Internet connection.
    • A. 

      Browser

    • B. 

      Internet Service Provider

    • C. 

      Router

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 18. 
    What does a computer allow you to do??
    • A. 

      Type documents and send email

    • B. 

      Surf the Internet

    • C. 

      Store and retrieve data

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is an optical drive??
    • A. 

      DVD-ROM drive

    • B. 

      SD port

    • C. 

      USB drive

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 20. 
    Press the ______________ to end a program if your computer freezes or stalls while you are working
    • A. 

      Power button

    • B. 

      Escape key

    • C. 

      Ctrl, Alt, and Delete

    • D. 

      New choice

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