Basic Computer Vocabulary Quiz For Middle Schoolers!

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This is a Middle School Level Computer vocabulary quiz which is used for Computer Solutions and for Computer Applications. It was created for students learning the basic functions of the computer and its applications. Try out this quiz for increasing your Technical Vocabulary. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The screen that the user looks at when interacting with the computer; most are 13 - 15 inches diagonally.
    • A. 

      Window

    • B. 

      Computer hardware

    • C. 

      Computer monitor

    • D. 

      Microsoft Windows

  • 2. 
    The computer's short-term memory.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Computer hardware

    • C. 

      Computer software

    • D. 

      Microsoft Windows

  • 3. 
    All of the programs, applications, files, and data used to run the computer.
    • A. 

      Computer hardware

    • B. 

      Computer software

    • C. 

      Microsoft Windows

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 4. 
    An operating system used for IBM and compatable computers; controlled by a menu and a mouse rather than inputting data.
    • A. 

      Microsoft Windows

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Computer software

    • D. 

      Computer hardware

  • 5. 
    A small button used to reduce a window to an icon.
    • A. 

      Maximize button

    • B. 

      Minimize button

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Icon

  • 6. 
    A visual graphical representation of minimized applications or groups.
    • A. 

      Maximize button

    • B. 

      Minimize button

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Icon

  • 7. 
    A rectangular, framed area on the computer screen used to display an application or a document.
    • A. 

      Window

    • B. 

      Computer monitor

    • C. 

      Icon

    • D. 

      Microsoft Windows

  • 8. 
    All of the physical components of the computer which you can see or touch.
    • A. 

      Computer hardware

    • B. 

      Computer software

    • C. 

      Computer monitor

    • D. 

      Microsoft Windows

  • 9. 
    A small button which will enlarge a window to its fullest possible side.
    • A. 

      Maximize button

    • B. 

      Minimize button

    • C. 

      Icon

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 10. 
    A hand held tool used to point at and select items on the screen.
    • A. 

      Icon

    • B. 

      Maximize button

    • C. 

      Minimize button

    • D. 

      Mouse