Quiz: 6th Grade Computer Component Test

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6th Grade Computer Quizzes & Trivia

As computers have grown far more commonplace over the years, so too has our ability to take them for granted. Most of us have in our possession at least one or two computer devices which are absolutely incredible when you look at them in comparison to just a few decades ago. Do you know what components are involved in the construction of these devices? Take the following quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Computers that lay flat on the desk are considered?
    • A. 

      Towers

    • B. 

      Desktops

    • C. 

      Laptops

    • D. 

      Flattops

  • 2. 
    Whick of these computer components are considered imput devices?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      Monitor

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 3. 
    How are monitors measured?
    • A. 

      By its circumference

    • B. 

      Horizontally

    • C. 

      Vertically

    • D. 

      Diagonally

  • 4. 
    Scanners are considered an imput device?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An MP3/IPod would be considered what kind of device?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 6. 
    A DVD can hold less information than a CD.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The computer component that allows you to connect to the internet is called?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 8. 
    If you were going to add a joystick to your computer you would need to plug it into a______?
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Port

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 9. 
    Memory that forgets everything when it is turned off is called_______?
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      CD

  • 10. 
    Another name for the CPU is?
    • A. 

      Central Production Unit

    • B. 

      Brain of the Computer

    • C. 

      Central Privilege Unit

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The mother board'sjob is to?
    • A. 

      Hold all the circuits and components together

    • B. 

      Send power to all the components

    • C. 

      Tell the computer what to do

    • D. 

      Display information

  • 12. 
    ROM is temporary memory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When you save information to your computer you are saving to your?
    • A. 

      CD Drive

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      DVD Drive

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 14. 
    The component that allows you to display graphics on the computer.
    • A. 

      Video Card

    • B. 

      Port

    • C. 

      BIOS

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 15. 
    In order to make a capital letter A you would need to strike the letter a and the?
    • A. 

      Right Shift Key

    • B. 

      Left Shift Key

    • C. 

      Enter Key

    • D. 

      Back Space Key

  • 16. 
    Which of these devices would be best to save a movie?
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      Flash Drive

    • C. 

      Floppy Disk

    • D. 

      DVD

  • 17. 
    DVDs can hold how much more information than a CD?
    • A. 

      2 Times

    • B. 

      5 Times

    • C. 

      7 Times

    • D. 

      10 Times

  • 18. 
    Since hard drives are created using electricity and magnetism, it's okay to place a magnet near it?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Is it safe to share personal information about yourself on the Internet?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 20. 
    Which of these components are not considered Hardware?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Microsoft Word

  • 21. 
    While here at school we save our information to the H:drive.  The H:drive is considered the ?
    • A. 

      Network Drive

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Desktop

  • 22. 
    Which saving device does not require a disk in order to save?
    • A. 

      DVD Drive

    • B. 

      CD Drive

    • C. 

      Floppy Disk Drive

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 23. 
    An example(s) of programming language would be?
    • A. 

      C++

    • B. 

      Basic

    • C. 

      Java Script

    • D. 

      HTML

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    The Operating System___________________________________________.
    • A. 

      Controls how the CPU communicates with other hardware and software components.

    • B. 

      Is responsible for waking up the computer.

    • C. 

      Makes computers user friendly.

    • D. 

      Both A and C.

  • 25. 
    The graphics located on the desktop that represent computer programs are called_____?
    • A. 

      Icons

    • B. 

      Buttons

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      BIOS