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Introduction to computers review questions

QUESTIONS AND CHOICES
This quiz will evaluate how well elementary students know the basic computer
parts and definitions
1. An electronic tool that allows information to be input, processed, and output
o A. Operating system
o B. Motherboard
o C. Computer
o D.CPU
2. A worldwide network of computers
o A. CPU
o B. Internet
o C. RAM
o D. Network
3. The brain of the computer. This part does the calculation, moving and
processing of information
o A. CPU
o B. RAM
o C. Motherboard
o D. Hard Drive
4. Part of a computer that allows a user to put information into the computer
o A. Output Device
o B. Software
o C. Operating System
o D. Input Device
5. A small picture that represents a folder, program or other things
o A. Desktop
o B. Icon
o C. Graphic
o D. Image
6. A name for the short term me
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7. A part of the computer that all other parts are connected to. It allows all of the
parts to communicate so they work together
o A. Operating System
o B. Disk Drive
o C. Output Device
o D. Motherboard
8. The physical parts of a computer
o A. Hardware
o B. Hard Drive
o C. Disk Drive
o D. Software
9. Parts of a computer that allow the user to see or hear information that comes
out from the computer
o A. Software
o B. Input Device
o C. Output Device
o D. Operating System
10. This part stores programs and other information on 2 or more disks that are
located inside the computer
o A. Motherboard
o B. Hard Drive
o C. CPU
o D. Operating System
11. A part of the computer that reads information from a disk
o A. Operating System
o B. Motherboard
o C. Hard Drive
o D. Disk Drive
12. Another name for computer programs
o A. Software
o B. RAM
o C. Input Devices
o D. Hardware
13. A program that controls a computer’s basic functions
o A. Hard Drive
o B. Motherboard
o C. Operating System
o D. CPU
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14. Which of the following device do you use to save files?
o A. Monitor
o B. Compact disc
o C. Printer
o D. Speaker
15. Which part of the computer is used to connect the computer to a network?
o A. Memory
o B. Network interface card
o C. Monitor
o D. Headphone
16. Which of the following groups of keys will move the insertion point?
o A. Navigation
o B. Function
o C. Special
o D. Alphanumeric
17. Which of the following groups of keys will you use to create a new line?
o A. Function
o B. Alphanumeric
o C. Command
o D. Enter or Return
18. Which of the following groups of keys on the keyboard will you use to add
punctuation marks in the application?
o A. Special
o B. Command
o C. Navigation
o D. Function
19. Which of the following input devices will you use to draw lines and other
shapes in Paint?
o A. Keyboard
o B. Web cam
o C. Mouse
o D. Microphone
20. Which hardware component can produce a hard copy?
o A. Monitor
o B. Display adapter
o C. Scanner
o D. Printer

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