A Quiz On Computer Technology! Trivia

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A Quiz On Computer Technology! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The motherboard is a type of hardware device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Utility software consists of programs that perform administrative tasks such as virus detection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Another name for a personal digital assistant is pen computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A computer system consists of only a central processing unit, monitor, and keyboard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The opposite of a serial port is a dedicated port.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An example of an internal bay is a bay that may be used to insert and remove CDs and DVDs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Draft quality printing is acceptable for resumes and covers letters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A magnetic field may erase data on an optical disc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A hard disk and a hard drive are the same thing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Microsoft excel is an example of application software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Some utilities are preinstalled with operating systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Publishers use word processing software to design and lay out textbooks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Project management software helps store owners locate specific items of merchandise for their customers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    An image editing program can eliminate red-eye effects from photographs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Web conferencing allows participants at two or more locations to transmit electronic information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Prior to the early 1980s the most likely setting for computers was a
    • A. 

      Home office

    • B. 

      College computer lab

    • C. 

      U.S. govt. laboratory

    • D. 

      Science museum

  • 17. 
    Which one of the following is not an example of application software?
    • A. 

      Database searching

    • B. 

      Word processing

    • C. 

      Managing disk drives

    • D. 

      Presenting slideshows

  • 18. 
    According to information presented in the chapter, a smartphone is a cell phone that can do all of the following except
    • A. 

      Process spreadsheet data

    • B. 

      Transmit and receive email messages

    • C. 

      Send text messages and pictures

    • D. 

      Browse websites

  • 19. 
    William Hewlett and David Packard are best known for
    • A. 

      Designing a user friendly computer interface

    • B. 

      Building state of the art computer products

    • C. 

      Predicting trends in computers, networks, and in the internet

    • D. 

      Inventing a widely used search engine

  • 20. 
    How many input devices are show in the above illustration?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 21. 
    Which of the following represents the input phase of the information processing cycle?
    • A. 

      Reading instructions from a monitor

    • B. 

      Printing a hard copy of a report

    • C. 

      Speaking into a microphone connected to a computer

    • D. 

      Backing up a file on a floppy disk

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