Information Technology 101: Trivia Quiz

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Information Technology 101: Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    IBM is the largest manufacturer of what type of computer?
    • A. 

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Laptop

    • D. 

      Workstation

  • 2. 
    MIPS is the abbreviation for what?
    • A. 

      Motherboard in Personal System

    • B. 

      Millions of Instructions Per Second

  • 3. 
    A mainframe computer is typically used by what type of business:
    • A. 

      Large corporations such as banks

    • B. 

      An individual in their home

  • 4. 
    A workstation is made for which type of work: 
    • A. 

      Homework

    • B. 

      Work that require intense calculations and graphics capabilities

  • 5. 
    Which type of computer is designed to fit on a desk or table?
    • A. 

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      Workstation

    • C. 

      Laptop

    • D. 

      Desktop

  • 6. 
    Laptops are:
    • A. 

      Extremely heavy

    • B. 

      Thin and lightweight

  • 7. 
    Which type of computer is more expensive:
    • A. 

      Laptop

    • B. 

      Desktop

  • 8. 
    CPU stands for what:
    • A. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • B. 

      Computer Processing Unit

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following is an input device?
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Printer

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an output device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Printer

  • 11. 
    Which of the following acts like a mini hard drive and doesn't need to be reformatted or rewritten:
    • A. 

      Zip disk

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      USB drive

  • 12. 
    Which type of drive is portable?
    • A. 

      Zip disk

    • B. 

      Hard drive

    • C. 

      USB drive

  • 13. 
    Which type of memory temporarily holds programs and data while the computer is on?
    • A. 

      RAM or Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      ROM or Read Only Memory

  • 14. 
    The operating system software
    • A. 

      Serves as the interface between the user, the application software and the computer's hardware

    • B. 

      Enables you to perform specific computer tasks

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following is an example of operating system software?
    • A. 

      Windows Vista

    • B. 

      Excel

  • 16. 
    Which one of the following is a type of applications software?
    • A. 

      Wordperfect

    • B. 

      Windows XP

  • 17. 
    A database is:
    • A. 

      A computer's operating system

    • B. 

      A collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval, and use of the data

  • 18. 
    Which type of database stores infromation in a tree-like structure?
    • A. 

      Hierarchal

    • B. 

      Relational

  • 19. 
    Which of these is an advantage of a computer:
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Being able to handwrite

  • 20. 
    Which one of the following is an example of a spreadsheet program?
    • A. 

      Wordperfect

    • B. 

      Excel

  • 21. 
    Powerpoint is used to create what type of files?
    • A. 

      Spreadsheets

    • B. 

      Presentations

  • 22. 
    A function in Excel must always start with:
    • A. 

      &

    • B. 

      =

    • C. 

      /

    • D. 

      #

  • 23. 
    A block of cells in an Excel spreadsheet are called:
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Portion

    • C. 

      Sum

    • D. 

      Range

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a type of chart you can create in Excel?
    • A. 

      Bar

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Cup

    • D. 

      Hyper

  • 25. 
    Which of the following formulas are correct? 
    • A. 

      =SUM(A1:A5)

    • B. 

      Add A1-A5

    • C. 

      A1=A5