Computer Basics & Internet Safety

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Basic Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Internet sites are safe and never expose your computer to dangerous computer viruses.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    When installing programs in your computer, it is important to test your computer for problems after each installed program.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The computer’s hard drive is also known as the C: Drive.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Lucy's computer is running really slow. Her BIM teacher suggests she replaces a chip that serves as a computer’s temporary memory, which stores data or programs while they are being used and requires power. What hardware does Lucy need to buy?  
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      CD-ROM DRIVE

  • 5. 
    Physical parts of the computer, including processor and memory chips and input/output devices are known as 
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Process

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 6. 
     This magnetic part stores data, programs, settings, and the operating system while the computer is off. While it is on, it spins inside the computer reading and writing data 
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Hard drive

  • 7. 
    Branden is working on short story for Mr. Cardenas's class. He has created his handwritten rough draft  and is now ready to complete his final copy. Which application should Branden use for his short story?
    • A. 

      WORD

    • B. 

      EXCEL

    • C. 

      INTERNET EXPLORER

    • D. 

      PUBLISHER

    • E. 

      POWERPOINT

  • 8. 
     If your computer needs cleaning, you can spray it with any household cleansers.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
     The place where the computer is connected to the phone line. 
    • A. 

      Network card

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Video card

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 10. 
     If you are confronted by a difficult situation online and you dont know exactly how to handle it what should you do?
    • A. 

      Ask an online friend for help

    • B. 

      Tell a trusted adult

    • C. 

      Make an educated guess

    • D. 

      Turn off the computer

  • 11. 
     Why do you need to be more cautious with friends you meet online than friends you meet at school?
    • A. 

      Most people on the interenet arent trustworthy as people in real world

    • B. 

      Friendships that begin online arent "real"

    • C. 

      Online, its more difficult to tell if a person is who he says he is

    • D. 

      Websites have very strict rules about online friends

  • 12. 
    Which one of the following is risking online behavior? 
    • A. 

      Talking about fridays football game

    • B. 

      Posting pictures of your favorite car

    • C. 

      Posting revealing pictures

    • D. 

      Talkng about your favorite music artist

  • 13. 
    The process where online predators give gifts and pretend to be nice to their victims is called. 
    • A. 

      Generousity

    • B. 

      Grooming

    • C. 

      Scamming

    • D. 

      Screening

  • 14. 
     What is the most important thing you can do when you are confronted with a cyberbully or online predator?
    • A. 

      Report it

    • B. 

      Ingnore it

    • C. 

      Block them

    • D. 

      Set up a new account

  • 15. 
    Luis just got his first job and has opened a bank account. He wants to create a budget that will keep track of his money and calculate his expenses. What application is the best choice for Luis?
    • A. 

      WORD

    • B. 

      EXCEL

    • C. 

      POWERPOINT

    • D. 

      PUBLISHER

  • 16. 
    Jose has been asked to share his political views to the entire class. He would like to speak in front of the class but also has some images and videos he would like to use to support his views. Which application would be best for Jose to use?
    • A. 

      WORD

    • B. 

      EXCEL

    • C. 

      POWERPOINT

    • D. 

      PUBLISHER

    • E. 

      INTERNET EXPLORER

  • 17. 
    Stephanie is looking for a picture of an elephant needed for her powerpoint presentation. She knows that the file is named elephant but has 3 file types name identically. Which one is the image file?
    • A. 

      Elephant.wav

    • B. 

      Elephant.jpeg

    • C. 

      Elephant.txt

    • D. 

      Elephant.mp3

  • 18. 
    Maggie is having an event fundraiser for her ROTC Club and Sergeant has asked her to create a flyer to help advertise their event. Which application should Maggie use to create her flyer?
    • A. 

      WORD

    • B. 

      EXCEL

    • C. 

      POWERPOINT

    • D. 

      PUBLISHER

  • 19. 
    _______ is an electronic spreadsheet program that can be used for storing, organizing and manipulating data.
    • A. 

      WORD

    • B. 

      EXCEL

    • C. 

      POWERPOINT

    • D. 

      PUBLISHER

  • 20. 
    Aracely has just bought a new 28" computer monitor for her desktop computer. She is going to install it herself, which expansion card should she connect the monitor to?
    • A. 

      VIDEO CARD

    • B. 

      SOUND CARD

    • C. 

      MODEM CARD

    • D. 

      NETWORK CARD

  • 21. 
    I am an input device used to enter information into the computer and for giving commands. What am I?
    • A. 

      HARD DISK

    • B. 

      MOTHERBOARD

    • C. 

      KEYBOARD

    • D. 

      PRINTER

  • 22. 
    Code that uses 0 and 1's (00100) is known as _______ code.
  • 23. 
    Your BIM Teachers last name is ___________.
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