Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Computer Quiz

1. When you save to _______, your data will remain intact even when the computer is turned off.
a. RAM
b. motherboard
c. secondary storage device
d. primary storage device
e. None of these


2. The motherboard is the
a. circuit board that houses peripheral devices
b. same as the CPU chip
c. the first chip that is accessed when the computer is turned on
d. circuit board that contains a CPU and other chips
e. None of these

3. A computer-intensive problem runs on a _______.
1) server
2) mainframe
3) supercomputer
4) super PC
5) None of these

4. A(n) _______ converts and executes one statement at a time.
1) compiler
2) interpreter
3) converter
4) instructions
5) None of these

5. The term _______ designates equipment that might be added to a computer system to enhance its functionality.
1) digital device
2) system add-on
3) disk pack
4) peripheral device
5) None of these

6. Approximately how many bytes make one Megabyte?
1) One Thousand
2) Ten Thousand
3) One Hundred
4) One Million
5) None of these

7. What is MP3?
1) A mouse
2) A printer
3) A sound format
4) A scanner
5) None of these

8. All the deleted files go to
1) Recycle Bin
2) Task Bar
3) Tool Bar
4) My Computer
5) None of these

9. _______ is the act of copying or downloading a program from a network and making multiple copies of it.
1) Network piracy
2) Plagiarism
3) Software piracy
4) Site-license piracy
5) None of these

10. A directory within a directory is called a _______.
1) Mini Directory
2) Junior Directory
3) Part Directory
4) Sub Directory
5) None of these

11. Which is the best definition of a software package?
a. An add-on for your computer such as additional memory
b. A set of computer programs used for a certain function such as word processing
c. A protection you can buy for a computer
d. The box, manual and licence agreement that accompany commercial software
e. None of these

12. In MICR, C stands for
1) Code
2) Colour
3) Computer
4) Character
5) None of these

13. Fax machines and imaging systems are examples of
1) bar-code readers
2) imaging systems
3) scanning devices
4) pen-based systems
5) None of these

14. When writing a document, you can use the _______ feature to find an appropriate word or an alternative word if you find yourself stuck for the right word.
1) dictionary
2) word finder
3) encyclopedia
4) thesaurus
5) None of these

15. Which key is used in combination with another key to perform a specific task?
1) Function
2) Control
3) Arrow
4) Space bar
5) None of these

16. A disk’s content that is recorded at the time of manufacture and that cannot be changed or erased by the user is
1) read-only
2) memory-only
3) run-only
4) write-only
5) None of these

17. In an information system, alphanumeric data normally takes the form of 
a. Sentences and paragraphs
b. Numbers and alphabetical characters
c. Graphic shapes and figures
d. Human voice and other sounds
e. None of these

18. A Web site’s main page is called its _______
1) home page
2) browser page
3) search place
4) bookmark
5) None of these

19. When installing _______, the user must copy and usually decompress program files from a CD-ROM or other medium to the hard disk.
1) programming software
2) system hardware
3) applications hardware
4) applications software
5) None of these

20. A collection of interrelated files in a computer is a _______.
1) file manager
2) field
3) record
4) database
5) None of these



ANSWERS
ANSWERS
1. c
2. d
3. 3
4. 2
5. 4
6. 4
7. 3
8. 1
9. 3
10. 4
11. b
12. 4
13. 3
14. 4
15. 2
16. 1
17. b
18. 1
19. 4
20.  4





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