1. Which part is the "brain" of the computer? Monitor
Answer:Answer:CPU CPU stands for Central Processing Unit. This does all the computations and processing; hence, it is known as the "brain" of the computer.
2. What is the permanent memory built into your computer called? RAM
Answer:Answer:ROM ROM stands for Read Only Memory.
3. Approximately how many bytes make one Megabyte One Thousand
One Million Answer:Answer:One Million Typically the RAM of your computer is expressed in Mb.
4. The capacity of your hard drive is measured in MHz
Gigabytes Answer:Answer:Gigabytes The hard drive is the large-capacity magnetic storage device for the computer's data. Typically the capacity of a hard drive is measured in terms of Gigabytes of data it can store.
5. Which of the following is not an input device? Keyboard
Answer:Answer:Monitor An input device is one which is used to pass on information to the computer. Of the choices given above, the monitor is used to receive information from the computer. Hence it is an output device.
6. Which of the following is not an output device? Keyboard Monitor
Answer:Answer:Keyboard An output device is one which is used to receive information coming from the computer whereas an input device is one which is used to pass on information. The keyboard is an input device.
7. Which device allows your computer to talk to other computers over a telephone line as well as access the internet? RAM
Modem Answer:Answer:Modem Modem Stands for Modulator Demodulator. It is used to dial up your ISP and get you connected to the net.
8. How much information can a CD (Compact Disk) usually store? 1.4 Mb
650 Mb 150 Mb
Answer:Answer:650 Mb A CD can store upto 650 Mb of data making it a wonderful storage element. On the other hand, a floppy (3.5") can store only 1.4 Mb of data.
9. Which of the following is an operating system you would be using on the computer? Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer
Answer:Answer:Microsoft Windows Windows is one of the most popular Operating Systems. Nowadays a number of Operating Systems are available. Some of the good ones are Linux, BSD, BeOS, MacOS etc.
10. BIOS stands for Basic Input/Output System False
True Answer:Answer:True BIOS is a routine stored in read only memory that controls the communication between the PC and its hardware.
11. Which of these is a not a computer manufacturer? Microsoft IBM
Answer:Answer:Microsoft Microsoft manufactures a variety of software programs and its Operating System Windows is one of the most popular Operating Systems around. It however does not manufacture computers.
12. What does RAM stand for? Remote Authorization Mechanism
Readily Accessed Mailer
Random Access Memory Random Authorization Mechanism
Answer:Answer:Random Access Memory RAM stands for Random Access Memory. It is the computer's working memory and computers these days often have 64-256 Mb of RAM.
13. DOS stands for Dual Operating System
Dual Organized System
Disk Operating System Disk Organized System
Answer:Answer:Disk Operating System
14. Physical components that make up your computer are known as: Software
Hardware Web Browsers
Answer:Answer:Hardware The most common hardware components are Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, CPU etc.
15. Which of the following companies is famous for manufacturing computer processors? Intel Sony
Answer:Answer:Intel Most people these days use a Pentium 4, Pentium III or a Pentium II processor. Another company that makes processors is AMD.
16. Which of the following will you require to hear music on your computer? Sound Card Video Card
Answer:Answer:Sound Card A sound card is used to generate sound and provides audio output to external devices like speakers and headphones.