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Are you looking for a basic knowledge test on computers? The quiz below is perfect for that and not only will it test you on what you know but also some other things that would be helpful to you. Do give it a try and be sure to check out others just like it. All the best of luck as you tackle it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Software is a physical thing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Software is not a physical thing, but rather a collection of instructions and data that can be stored and executed by a computer. Unlike physical objects, software exists in a digital form and can be easily copied and distributed without any loss of quality.

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  • 2. 

    Difference between hardware and software.

  • 3. 

    CPU stands for.....

    • A.

      Contact Processing Utilities

    • B.

      Central Processing Unit

    • C.

      Central Processing Utopia

    Correct Answer
    B. Central Processing Unit
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Central Processing Unit". The CPU is the primary component of a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing basic arithmetic, logical, control, and input/output (I/O) operations. It is often referred to as the "brain" of the computer, as it interprets and executes instructions, performs calculations, and manages the flow of data within the computer system.

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  • 4. 

    RAM is a volatile storage device.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    RAM stands for Random Access Memory, and it is indeed a volatile storage device. Volatile means that the data stored in RAM is temporary and gets erased when the power supply is interrupted or turned off. This is in contrast to non-volatile storage devices like hard drives or solid-state drives, where the data remains even when power is not supplied. RAM is used by computers to store data that is actively being used by the CPU, allowing for faster access compared to non-volatile storage devices.

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  • 5. 

    Main memory is made up of 2 types. Which are these?

    • A.

      Read access memory and read-only memory

    • B.

      Read-only memory and hardisk memory

    • C.

      Hardrive and cd drive memory

    Correct Answer
    A. Read access memory and read-only memory
    Explanation
    The correct answer is read access memory and read-only memory. Main memory, also known as primary memory, is made up of these two types of memory. Read access memory (RAM) is a type of volatile memory that stores data that can be read from and written to by the computer's processor. It is used to temporarily store data that is actively being used by the computer. On the other hand, read-only memory (ROM) is a type of non-volatile memory that stores data that cannot be modified or erased. It contains firmware or software instructions that are permanently stored and used by the computer during startup.

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  • 6. 

    A computer can work without an operating system.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A computer cannot work without an operating system. The operating system is responsible for managing the computer's hardware, coordinating the execution of software programs, and providing a user interface. Without an operating system, the computer would not be able to perform basic functions or run any software applications. Therefore, the statement that a computer can work without an operating system is false.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these are operating systems?

    • A.

      Windows 7

    • B.

      Snow Leopard

    • C.

      Linux

    • D.

      Microsoft office

    • E.

      Dreamweaver

    • F.

      IWork

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Windows 7
    B. Snow Leopard
    C. Linux
    Explanation
    The operating systems among the given options are Windows 7, Snow Leopard, and Linux. Operating systems are software that manage computer hardware and software resources and provide common services for computer programs. Windows 7 is a Microsoft operating system, Snow Leopard is an Apple operating system, and Linux is an open-source operating system. Microsoft Office, Dreamweaver, and iWork are not operating systems, but rather productivity software and web development tools.

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  • 8. 

    Are regions of the screen used to display information.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Windows
  • 9. 

    Name 4 types of computers.

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