Toughest Trivia Pretest On Computer! Quiz

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Toughest Trivia Pretest On Computer! Quiz

Are you studying nursing informatics at school and think that you have what it takes to tackle your upcoming finals? Below is what is considered by many as the toughest trivia on computers and if you can tackle it, then no questions should seem so hard for you. Why don’t you give it a shot and see just how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      What does DOS stand for?
    • A. 

      Disk Operation Sequence

    • B. 

      Disk Operating System

    • C. 

      Don't Operate System

  • 2. 
      A ______ is an input device used with Windows in which you point and click to make a selection.
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Remote control

    • C. 

      mouse

  • 3. 
     Booting' the computer refers to:
    • A. 

      Powering On the Computer

    • B. 

      Powering Down the Computer

    • C. 

      Closing Windows

  • 4. 
     Who was the first President of Microsoft Corporation?
    • A. 

      Steve Jobs

    • B. 

      Bob Gates

    • C. 

      Bill Gates

  • 5. 
     Device which allows your computer to connect to another computer via a phone line
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      jack

  • 6. 
     Graphical Environment Operating System
    • A. 

      DOS

    • B. 

      SQL

    • C. 

      Windows

  • 7. 
      Square removable media which stores data (originally called "floppy")
    • A. 

      Disks or Diskettes

    • B. 

      CD's

    • C. 

      Hard Drives

  • 8. 
     ______ is a set of bits that represent a single character
    • A. 

      Ascii

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Byte

  • 9. 
     A combination of hardware and software that separates a LAN into two or more parts for security purposes
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Fire wall

    • C. 

      interface

  • 10. 
     A code used to gain access to a locked system
    • A. 

      Password

    • B. 

      key

    • C. 

      Boot record

  • 11. 
     The physical components of a computer is referred to as
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 12. 
     Computer programs that makes the computer work
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 13. 
     Users, manipulators that make the computer work
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electrons

  • 14. 
      It is referred as the brain of the computer.
    • A. 

      Output device

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Input device

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 15. 
      The type of memory that sotrage is not erased even if computer is turned off is called
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      MU

  • 16. 
      The working memory that is used for primary storage is referred to as
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      ALU

  • 17. 
     A type of software that is designed to help the user to perform singular or multiple related specific tasks.
    • A. 

      Network Software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Internet Software

  • 18. 
     Windows, Linux and Ubuntu is an example of
    • A. 

      Application software

    • B. 

      Network software

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
      What type of software that supervises the computer's system resources?
    • A. 

      Network Software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Internet Software

  • 20. 
      For a computer to work, it must have a way of receiving commands. This is done through the use of
    • A. 

      Diskettes

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Input devices

  • 21. 
      What is the most commonly used input device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard and mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard and scanner

    • C. 

      Scanner and mouse

    • D. 

      Scanner and keyboard

  • 22. 
      A type of hardware that is used to output the results processed by the computer is called
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Process

  • 23. 
      Computer process is done using what device in the computer.
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Storage media

  • 24. 
    CD-ROM, Hard drive, USB disk and diskettes are types of
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Process

    • D. 

      Storage media

  • 25. 
    A unit of data in the binary numbering system.
    • A. 

      Hexadecimal

    • B. 

      Numeral

    • C. 

      Bits and Bytes

    • D. 

      None of the choices

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