Web Basics, Software And Hardware! 7th Grade Computer Trivia Quiz

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Web Basics, Software And Hardware! 7th Grade Computer Trivia Quiz

Below is a 7th-grade computer trivia quiz to test out how much they know when it comes to web basics, software, and hardware. One of the facts you should not forget is that the hardware is all the physical components of the computer while the software is a set of instructions given to the computers. Do take the quiz and refresh your understanding of these components.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A computer system consists of the following four components.
    • A. 

      Data, hardware, software, users

    • B. 

      Utilities, users, browserware, software

    • C. 

      Software, browsers, hardware, modems

  • 2. 
    Flash drives are considered secondary storage devices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    ___________________________ are used to visit Web sites on the Internet.
    • A. 

      Browsers

    • B. 

      Transducers

    • C. 

      Transponders

  • 4. 
    If you want to turn your computer off and you don't feel like moving a lot what can you press to make it go to the log off-screen?
    • A. 

      Delete,shift,enter

    • B. 

      Space,enter,shift

    • C. 

      Ctrl,alt,and delete

    • D. 

      Alt,ctrl,shift

    • E. 

      Esc,backspace,ctrl

  • 5. 
    A computer is an electronic device that allows you to manipulate data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Software represents any part of the computer that has a physical component.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Gaming consoles can be considered a computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following household items can be considered to be a computer?
    • A. 

      A programmable washing machine

    • B. 

      Smart TV's

    • C. 

      Smart Phone

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What makes a laptop different from a desktop PC?
    • A. 

      :Laptops are portable

    • B. 

      Laptops have a built-in monitor

    • C. 

      Laptops have a built-in keyboard and touchpad

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    A mobile device is simply a hand-held computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Tablet computers can do everything a desktop PC can do?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Smart phone networks today are generally available in 2G vs. 3G, 4G and LTE.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your computer?
    • A. 

      Dust inside your CPU every week

    • B. 

      Maintain a large browser history

    • C. 

      Clean your monitor with water frequently

    • D. 

      Consistently back up data found on your hard drive

  • 14. 
    You should defrag your computer monthly in order to keep it running smoothly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Uninstalling programs on your computer that you no longer use has little influence on its speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Disk Management is used to manage the drives installed in a computer - like hard disk drives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Computer monitors get dusty quickly because:
    • A. 

      The fan inside the CPU attracts the dust from outside

    • B. 

      they create a huge static field around them that "attracts" the dust to it

    • C. 

      Most computer monitors are black and it shows the dust quicker

    • D. 

      Air-conditioning and window fans create more dust

  • 18. 
    Dust inside your computer can slow down your computer and cause some computer components to fail.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which of the below represent the appropriate steps to take in cleaning the inside of your computer or CPU?
    • A. 

      Create a workspace, open up the computer, spray the entire inside area with compressed air, clean up the work area and then close the computer case.

    • B. 

      Unplug the computer, open up the case, use a vacuum to clean things out quickly and then close the case before new dust can enter.

    • C. 

      Open up the computer, use a small vacuum cleaner to get all the dust out, clean up your work area and close the computer case.

    • D. 

      Unplug the computer, disconnect the LAN cable and all peripherals, open your computer, begin dusting with compressed air, clean the heatsink fan, check all inside areas, clean up the workspace and close the computer.

  • 20. 
    You should pour fluid directly onto the computer mouse when cleaning it?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What part of the computer should you turn upside down and shake in order to release any lose particles?
  • 22. 
    What helps the hard drive to run at optimum speed?
    • A. 

      Defragmenting your computer

    • B. 

      Upgrade RAM

    • C. 

      Delete temporary files

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    Why is the CD rom drive less sensitive to damage from dust?
    • A. 

      It uses light to read the compact disk

    • B. 

      The CD-ROM drive has its read/write head exposed to the outside air.

    • C. 

      CD_ROM drives are build better than hard drives

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    What type of things can be upgraded in an older computer model to make it more efficient?
    • A. 

      Install a new hard drive

    • B. 

      Install a CD or DVD burner

    • C. 

      Add RAM

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
     A static discharge from your body when cleaning the inside of your computer canot damage or ruin your computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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