Essential Introduction to Computers Test by JamieGribowicz

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Essential Introduction to Computers – Multiple Choice
Instructions: Select the best answer from the drop-down box.

1. Collectively, the four operations of input, process, output and storage is considered to

   be the Choose an item..

a. information processing cycle

b. computer processing cycle

c. motherboard processing cycle

d. none of the above



2. Choose an item. conveys meaning and is useful to one or more people.

a. The control unit

b. Information

c. Memory

d. none of the above



3. Choose an item. is a set of detailed instructions given to a computer.

a. A central processing unit

b. A computer program

c. An input device

d. none of the above



4. Any hardware component used to enter data is a(n) Choose an item..

a. input device
b. output device

c. control unit

d. none of the above



5. A stylus is a small device, resembling a Choose an item., used to input data.

a. mouse

b. button

c. pen

d. none of the above



6. The main circuitboard of the system unit is the Choose an item..

a. computer program

b. control unit

c. motherboard

d. none of the above



7. A kilobyte represents approximately Choose an item. memory locations.

a. one thousand

b. one million

c. one billion

d. none of the above



8. A gigabyte represents approximately Choose an item. memory locations.
a. one thousand

b. one million

c. one billion

d. none of the above



9. Choose an item. make information resulting from processing available for use.

a. Input devices

b. Computer programs

c. Output devices

d. none of the above



10. A printer that produces photo-quality pictures is considered to be a(n) Choose an

item..

a. impact printer

b. document printer

c. photo printer

d. none of the above




Essential Introduction to Computers – Short Answer
Instructions: Fill in the best answer.


1. A computer is Click here to enter text. when it is turned on and the operating system

   is being loaded.

2. Click here to enter text. is used to create, edit, format, and print documents.
3. Click here to enter text. allows the user to create slides for use in a presentation.

4. The Click here to enter text. is the world’s largest network.

5. Click here to enter text. is the communications standard used to transfer pages on the

    Web.

6. Click here to enter text. is a collection of unprocessed items.

7. People who use the computer or the information that it provides are calledClick here

    to enter text..

8. The box-like case that stores the processor and memory is theClick here to enter text..

9. A Click here to enter text. represents approximately one million memory locations.

10. Click here to enter text. use magnetic particles to store items on the disk’s surface.




Essential Introduction to Computers– True/False
Instructions: Select T if the statement is true or F if the statement is false.


            Choose an item.                 1. A monitor is a display device that is
                                               packaged as a separate unit.

            Choose an item.                 2. A liquid display crystal monitor is also
                                               known as a CRT monitor.

            Choose an item.                 3. A storage device is used to store data when
                                               the data is not being used in memory.

            Choose an item.                 4. Portable storage mediums are meant to be
                                               used primarily with portable laptop
                                               computers.

            Choose an item.                 5. A smart band is a narrow band that forms a
                                               circle on the disk surface.

            Choose an item.                 6. When a read/write head touches a platter it
                                               is considered to be a platter crash.
Choose an item.   7. CD-R discs are erasable optical discs that
                     you can write on multiple times.

Choose an item.   8. A DVD-ROM is a high capacity optical
                     disc.

Choose an item.   9. Flash memory cards are solid-state media
                     with no moving parts.

Choose an item.   10. A smart card stores data on a thin
                      microprocessor embedded in the card.

								
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