Technology Lit. Vocab Quiz 3

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vocab quiz on tech terms


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  • 1. 

    Which computer part can stand on it's own?  Hint:  It's the one that is in both the Input and Output categories.  A device used to send or receive facsimile communications.

    • A.

      Speakers

    • B.

      Fax

    • C.

      Output

    • D.

      Input

    Correct Answer
    B. Fax
    Explanation
    The correct answer is fax because it is a device that can both send and receive facsimile communications. It is considered as both an input and output device as it can receive information (input) and transmit information (output) in the form of fax documents. Speakers, on the other hand, are only output devices as they are used to produce sound.

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  • 2. 

    An output part of the computer system that displays the computer's user interface and open programs, allowing the user to interact with the computer, typically using the keyboard and mouse.

    • A.

      CPU

    • B.

      Printer

    • C.

      Speakers

    • D.

      Monitor

    Correct Answer
    D. Monitor
    Explanation
    A monitor is an output part of the computer system that displays the computer's user interface and open programs, allowing the user to interact with the computer. It allows the user to see the graphical representation of the computer's operations and provides a visual interface for the user to input commands and interact with the computer using the keyboard and mouse.

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  • 3. 

    An output computer part that prints paper documents.

    • A.

      Printer

    • B.

      Projector

    • C.

      Headphones

    • D.

      Monitor

    Correct Answer
    A. Printer
    Explanation
    A printer is an output computer part that prints paper documents. It is a device that takes digital information from a computer and transfers it onto paper or other physical media. It is commonly used for printing documents, photos, and other types of files. Printers can be connected to a computer via USB or wireless connection, and they come in various types such as inkjet, laser, and thermal printers.

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  • 4. 

    Parts of the computer system that output:

    • A.

      Monitor, CPU, storage

    • B.

      Monitor, fax, speakers, headphones, projector, printer

    • C.

      Monitor, keyboard, mouse, microphones

    • D.

      Input, output, storage

    Correct Answer
    B. Monitor, fax, speakers, headphones, projector, printer
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes various components of a computer system that are responsible for outputting information. These components include the monitor, which displays visual output, the fax machine, which transmits documents, speakers and headphones, which provide audio output, the projector, which displays visual output on a larger screen, and the printer, which produces physical copies of documents.

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  • 5. 

    Input parts of the computer system are used to enter data into your computer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Both

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Input parts of the computer system are used to enter data into your computer. This statement is true. Input devices such as keyboards, mice, scanners, and microphones are used to input data into a computer. These devices allow users to interact with the computer and provide it with information or commands.

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  • 6. 

    A computer part that changes electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance.  This is an output part.

    • A.

      Headphones

    • B.

      CPU

    • C.

      Monitor

    • D.

      Speakers

    Correct Answer
    D. Speakers
    Explanation
    Speakers are a computer part that convert electrical signals into audible sounds. They are designed to produce sound loud enough to be heard at a distance, making them an output device. Headphones, on the other hand, are also an output device but are designed for personal use and do not produce sound at a distance. The CPU is the central processing unit of a computer and is responsible for executing instructions and performing calculations, it does not convert electrical signals into sound. Monitors are display devices that show visual output, not audio output.

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  • 7. 

    Headphones are an input device of the computer system.  They allow us to enter information into the computer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Neither

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 8. 

    A computer ____________ device is any type of hardware that stores data.

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    • C.

      Storage

    • D.

      CPU

    Correct Answer
    C. Storage
    Explanation
    A computer storage device is any type of hardware that stores data. This can include devices such as hard drives, solid-state drives, flash drives, and optical discs. These devices are used to store and retrieve data, allowing users to save files and programs for future use. Without storage devices, it would not be possible to store and access data on a computer.

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  • 9. 

    Stands for "Central Processing Unit" and is pretty much the brain of your computer.

    • A.

      Storage

    • B.

      CPU

    • C.

      Headphones

    • D.

      Speakers

    Correct Answer
    B. CPU
    Explanation
    The correct answer is CPU. CPU stands for "Central Processing Unit" and is essentially the brain of a computer. It is responsible for executing instructions, performing calculations, and coordinating the activities of all the other hardware components. Without a CPU, a computer would not be able to function properly.

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  • 10. 

      A computer part used for projecting an image upon a surface or scree.

    • A.

      Projector

    • B.

      Headphones

    • C.

      Speakers

    • D.

      CPU

    Correct Answer
    A. Projector
    Explanation
    A projector is a computer part that is used for projecting an image onto a surface or screen. It is commonly used in presentations, classrooms, and home theaters. By connecting a computer or other device to the projector, users can display images, videos, and other content on a larger scale. Projectors typically use a light source and lenses to project the image, allowing for a larger viewing experience compared to a computer monitor or TV screen.

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