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Basic Computer Knowledge

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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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. Printer

3. Used at a single location

4. Random Access Memory

5. Modem

6. Software application used for viewing web pages

7. Personal Computer

8. Brain

9. Double click the folder

10. All-in-one &plotters &thermal

11. Ctrl-C

12. 1000 bytes

13. Double click the folder

14. 1000 bytes

15. Portable computer

16. 1 trillion bytes

17. Network card

18. 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

19. H: Drive

20. 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

21. All-in-one &plotters &thermal

22. Switch

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

24. Standard layout on most keyboards

25. Hardware

26. Software

27. Ctrl-X

28. Organized & meaningful data

29. Printers & digital cameras or anything with USB ports

30. Excel Spreadsheet

31. 1 trillion bytes

32. Search engine

33. Single left click

34. Central Processing Unit

35. Save information on the disc

36. Restart it

37. Excel Spreadsheet

38. 1 billion bytes

39. 8 bits or one character

40. Ctrl-X

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

42. Hardware

43. H: Drive

44. Spyware

45. Viewing web pages and clicking on hyperlinks

46. Application software

47. Single left click

48. Taskbar

49. Bookmark

50. Used at a single location