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Basic Computer Knowledge

Subject : it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Any part of the computer you can touch &physical components






2. 1000 bytes






3. A global network of interconnected computers






4. Software application used for viewing web pages






5. Personal Computer






6. Screens are grids made up of millions of pixels &each pixel is composed of red &blue & and green subpixels & picture element is sandwiched between two transparent layers to form images






7. Files on your computer which contain instructions for the computer






8. 8 bits or one character






9. Standard layout on most keyboards






10. Printers & digital cameras or anything with USB ports






11. 1 billion bytes






12. E-mail






13. Store information






14. Your friend






15. Supports hundreds of users simultaneously






16. Devices used to enter information or instructions into the computer






17. Network






18. Random Access Memory






19. Gathers data as input - Processes data and information - Stores data and information - Outputs data or information






20. Brain






21. Single left click






22. Ctrl-V






23. Programs that enable hardware to perform different tasks &applied software &system software






24. A global network of interconnected computers






25. Display help for the current application






26. Central Processing Unit






27. Binary digit






28. Single left click






29. Display help for the current application






30. Search engine






31. Network






32. Dot matrix






33. Network card






34. Gathers data as input - Processes data and information - Stores data and information - Outputs data or information






35. Your friend






36. Files on your computer which contain instructions for the computer






37. Sends processed data out of the computer






38. Windows Explorer






39. You didn't pay attention to where you saved the file






40. 1 billion bytes






41. Netiquette






42. Inkjet &less expensive device &print high quality color images cost effective &laser jet-more expensive device &faster printing speed &color lasers are becoming less expensive






43. All-in-one &plotters &thermal






44. Representation of a fact &figure & or idea






45. Software & Application






46. Modem






47. Bookmark






48. 1 million bytes






49. Switch






50. Software