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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. 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