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Basic Computer Knowledge

Subject : it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • 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. Hardware






2. Sound card






3. Standard layout on most keyboards






4. Modem






5. Any part of the computer you can touch &physical components






6. High Five






7. Supports hundreds of users simultaneously






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






9. Representation of a fact &figure & or idea






10. All-in-one &plotters &thermal






11. Performs complex calculations rapidly






12. Taskbar






13. Portable computer






14. Printers & digital cameras or anything with USB ports






15. Hold down the Ctrl key and select the desired items






16. Bookmark






17. Display






18. 1 million bytes






19. Ctrl-C






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






21. Organized & meaningful data






22. Spyware






23. Supports hundreds of users simultaneously






24. 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






25. Double click the folder






26. Display help for the current application






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






28. Ctrl-X






29. Personal Computer






30. 1000 bytes






31. Ctrl-X






32. 8 bits or one character






33. Icon






34. Switch






35. Universal Serial Bus






36. Search engine






37. Select or highlight the text






38. Sends processed data out of the computer






39. Save all files and restart






40. Software application used for viewing web pages






41. Your friend






42. Network






43. Restart it






44. CRT (cathode ray tube) &LCD (liquid crystal display)






45. A global network of interconnected computers






46. Software & Application






47. Network card






48. Save all files and restart






49. Dot matrix






50. Application software