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directions
Directions:
  • Read each of the following questions and corresponding answer choices.
  • Click on the answer that you think best responds to each question.
  • Write down any questions that you get wrong. Be sure to study these!!!
allison turned her computer on but nothing happened what is allison s computer most likely missing
Allison turned her computer on, but nothing happened. What is Allison’s computer most likely missing?

A. Application software

B. Operating system

C. Keyboard

D. Monitor

the cpu can be found inside of which piece of hardware
The CPU can be found inside of which piece of hardware?

A. Monitor

B. Computer case

C. Printer

D. Disk drive

joe needs to produce a hard copy of his report which hardware device should he use
Joe needs to produce a hard copy of his report. Which hardware device should he use?

A. CD-ROM

B. Monitor

C. Printer

D. Scanner

what is the metal and plastic case that houses the main system components of the computer called
What is the metal and plastic case that houses the main system components of the computer called?

A. Computer case

B. Floppy Drive

C. Monitor

D. Speaker

what electronic device receives processes stores data and then produces a result
What electronic device receives, processes, stores data, and then produces a result?

A. Computer

B. Hardware

C. Printer

D. Software

what part of a computer is a machine that prints character or other images on paper
What part of a computer is a machine that prints character or other images on paper?

A. Keyboard

B. Mouse

C. Printer

D. Speaker

what part of a computer contains keys that are used to input data into a computer
What part of a computer contains keys that are used to input data into a computer?

A. Keyboard

B. Mouse

C. Printer

D. Speaker

what part of the computer is used to view work that has been entered into the computer
What part of the computer is used to view work that has been entered into the computer?

A. Keyboard

B. Monitor

C. Mouse

D. Printer

tracy needs to type an essay for language arts class what type of software should she use
Tracy needs to type an essay for language arts class. What type of software should she use?

A. Spreadsheet

B. Database

C. Graphics

D. Word processing

when information is entered into the computer the computer has done what
When information is entered into the computer, the computer has done what?

A. Cleaned data

B. Processed data

C. Received data

D. Stored data

when information is stored in the computer s memory or on disk the computer has done what
When information is stored in the computer’s memory or on disk, the computer has done what?

A. Cleaned data

B. Processed data

C. Received data

D. Stored data

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John has a picture of his family that he wants to include in a document. What piece of hardware will allow him to do this?

A. Keyboard

B. Mouse

C. Printer

D. Scanner

what does a cd rom drive allow the user to do
What does a CD-ROM drive allow the user to do?

A. Read

B. Store

C. Track

D. Write

floppy diskettes have the capacity to hold about how much data
Floppy diskettes have the capacity to hold about how much data?

A. 1 GB

B. 1.44 GB

C. 1 MB

D. 1.44 MB

what piece of hardware is used to produce a paper or hard copy of the processing results
What piece of hardware is used to produce a paper or hard copy of the processing results?

A. Keyboard

B. Monitor

C. Printer

D. Speaker

what hardware device must the user have to hear output
What hardware device must the user have to hear output?

A. CD-ROM

B. Mouse

C. Printer

D. Speaker

which type of storage device allows the user to store the most data
Which type of storage device allows the user to store the most data?

A. CD-ROM

B. Floppy disk

C. Cassette drive

D. Tape drive

what hardware device produces a soft copy
What hardware device produces a soft copy?

A. CD-ROM

B. Monitor

C. Printer

D. Scanner

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Jessica wants to listen to her new CD on her computer but does not want to disturb the other students in the library. What output device could she use?

A. Monitor

B. Headphones

C. Printer

D. Projector

which type of storage method allows the user to store the most data
Which type of storage method allows the user to store the most data?

A. Hard drive

B. CD-ROM

C. Floppy disk

D. Cassette

what does cd rom stand for
What does CD-ROM stand for?

A. Change Drives-Read Only Memory

B. Compact Data-Right On Memory

C. Compact Disc-Read Only Memory

D. Compact Disk-Right Of Memory

a computer does all of the following except
A computer does all of the following EXCEPT:

A. Codes data

B. Processes data

C. Receives data

D. Stores data

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Alex’s teacher has asked him to review the soft copy of his document. Which piece of hardware should he look at?

A. Printer

B. Monitor

C. Speaker

D. Scanner

judy got a new computer for her birthday what would be the best thing for her to do before using it
Judy got a new computer for her birthday. What would be the BEST thing for her to do before using it?

A. Call the manufacturer

B. Plug it in immediately

C. Read the instructions

D. Throw out the instructions

which is not a proper care technique for both cd roms and disks
Which is NOT a proper care technique for both CD-ROMs and disks?

A. Avoid hot and cold locations

B. Make a back-up copy of your files

C. Keep a drink beside your computer

D. Store in a protective cover

what should be kept away from the computer at all times
What should be kept away from the computer at all times?

A. Disks and backups

B. Food and drink

C. Books and manuals

D. Pens and pencils

what would be the best use of a cd rom drive
What would be the BEST use of a CD-ROM drive?

A. Using it as a cup holder

B. Saving your homework

C. Entering information into the computer

D. Processing the information that has been entered into the computer

what should you not do while the disk drive is running
What should you NOT do while the disk drive is running?

A. Make a backup

B. Remove the disk

C. Save another file

D. Scan for viruses

which should you keep near your computer
Which should you keep near your computer?

A. Instruction manuals

B. Extreme heat

C. Food and drink

D. Magnets

which is not a computer part
Which ISNOT a computer part?

A. CPU

B. Keyboard

C. Mouse

D. Remote

which is a good strategy to use with computers
Which is a good strategy to use with computers?

A. Avoid dusty locations

B. Avoid regular virus checks

C. Cover vents on the CPU

D. Place magnets on CPU’s side

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What type of software works with the operating system to perform word processing, database, and spreadsheet tasks?

A. Application

B. Graphics

C. Operating system

D. Utility

if you wanted to keep track of your allowance and spending what type of software would you use
If you wanted to keep track of your allowance and spending, what type of software would you use?

A. Database

B. Spreadsheet

C. Word processing

D. Utility

what is the physical equipment that can be touched
What is the physical equipment that can be touched?

A. Hardware

B. Input

C. Software

D. Storage

what are the instructions that tell the computer what to do
What are the instructions that tell the computer what to do?

A. Hardware

B. Input

C. Software

D. Storage

which type of application software is used to key a document
Which type of application software is used to key a document?

A. ClipArt

B. Database

C. Spreadsheet

D. Word processing

which application software would create an electronic filing system
Which application software would create an electronic filing system?

A. Database

B. Graphics

C. Spreadsheet

D. Word processing

which type of software controls the operation of a computer system
Which type of software controls the operation of a computer system?

A. Application

B. Graphics

C. Operating system

D. Utility

what application software is used to write letters and reports
What application software is used to write letters and reports?

A. Database

B. Graphics

C. Spreadsheet

D. Word processing

an electronic card catalog is an example of which type of application software
An electronic card catalog is an example of which type of application software?

A. Spreadsheet

B. Word processing

C. Database

D. Graphics

what kind of computer is designed to be small light and portable
What kind of computer is designed to be small, light, and portable?

A. Laptop

B. Mainframe

C. Personal

D. Tablet

which is not computer hardware
Which IS NOT computer hardware?

A. Disk drive

B. Monitor

C. Printer

D. Software

which is not an example of hardware
Which IS NOT an example of hardware?

A. Cables

B. Disk drive

C. Monitor

D. Windows 98

ms excel is an example of what
MS Excel is an example of what?

A. Application software

B. Database

C. Hardware

D. System software

what does cpu stand for
What does CPU stand for?

A. Central Payroll Unit

B. Central Processing Unit

C. Computer Printer Unit

D. Computer Processing Unit

all are examples of operating system software except
All are examples of operating system software, EXCEPT:

A. MS Works

B. Windows 95

C. Windows 2000

D. Windows XP

which is usually not associated with a database program
Which is usually NOT associated with a database program?

A. Address book

B. Catalog

C. Encyclopedia

D. Memo

which is not usually associated with a word processing program
Which IS NOT usually associated with a word processing program?

A. Flyer

B. Grade book

C. Memo

D. Report

which is not an example of a task performed by operating system software
Which IS NOT an example of a task performed by operating system software?

A. Calculating expenses

B. Creating folders

C. Formatting disks

D. Moving files

which is the most often used to input information into the computer
Which is the MOST often used to input information into the computer?

A. Disk drive

B. Keyboard

C. Printer

D. Scanner

what device is used to store and read data on a disk
What device is used to store and read data on a disk?

A. Disk drive

B. Keyboard

C. Monitor

D. Printer

what is the most common computer storage method
What is the MOST common computer storage method?

A. Cassette tape

B. CD-ROM

C. Disk

D. VHS tape

which is not part of the information processing cycle
Which IS NOT part of the information processing cycle?

A. Database

B. Input

C. Output

D. Storage

what storage device allows the fastest access to data
What storage device allows the fastest access to data?

A. Cassette tape player

B. Disk drive

C. Hard drive

D. Zip drive

what is the information that shows up on the monitor called
What is the information that shows up on the monitor called?

A. Document

B. Hard copy

C. Report

D. Soft copy

what types of devices allow you to store information
What types of devices allow you to store information?

A. Input

B. Output

C. Processing

D. Storage

which example is not a storage device
Which example IS NOT a storage device?

A. CD-RW

B. Disk

C. Monitor

D. Tape drive

which hardware device processes data
Which hardware device processes data?

A. CD-ROM

B. Keyboard

C. CPU

D. Monitor

which device is not used for data entry
Which device IS NOT used for data entry?

A. Keyboard

B. Mouse

C. Printer

D. Scanner

what is the most frequently used output device
What is the MOST frequently used output device?

A. Mouse

B. Monitor

C. Printer

D. Scanner

which is not an example of an input device
Which IS NOT an example of an input device?

A. Keyboard

B. Mouse

C. Printer

D. Scanner

which is not an example of an output device
Which IS NOT an example of an output device?

A. Joystick

B. Monitor

C. Printer

D. Speaker