Computer Components

Computer Components

This quiz tests the knowledge of the computer and the components needed to make it run effeciently.

published on March 26, 201316 responses 0

When where the earliest electronical computers created?

When where the earliest electronical computers created?
1840's
1940's
1950's

Computers are programmed to carry out instructions. These instructions are usually very simple and require adding numbers together, moving data from one place to another etc, is this True or False?

Computers are programmed to carry out instructions. These instructions are usually very simple and require adding numbers together, moving data from one place to another etc, is this True or False?
True
False

Which of these is a is a non-volitale storage device which retains information/data without a power supply.

CD-ROM
Hard-disk
Keyboard

What passive component in a computer systems is commonly used to cool the processor by dissipating any heat into the surrounding air.

Fan & Heatsink
Power supply
Motherboard

What is a Motherboard?

What is a Motherboard?
is a central circuit board in a system that is used in many of the modern computers and it has the primary function of holding many of the different crucial components in a system by providing different connectors.
refers to the components that are used to retain digital data for the user.
is a non-volitale storage device which mainly means that it can retain information/data without a power supply. the hard disk has a user magnetic reader used to identify, rotating discs thta have the sole function of sorting and reading the data.

Computers interact with a number of different I/O (input/output) devices to exchange information. Some of these peripheral devices include the keyboard, mouse, display, hard drive, printer and more.True or False?

Computers interact with a number of different I/O (input/output) devices to exchange information. Some of these peripheral devices include the keyboard, mouse, display, hard drive, printer and more.True or False?
True
False

Network and Graphic cards are additional plugin devices usually connected through the motherboard. True or False?

Network and Graphic cards are additional plugin devices usually connected through the motherboard. True or False?
True
False

Microsoft windows, Linux, Mac OSX, Opera and Adobe. These are types of what?

Microsoft windows, Linux, Mac OSX, Opera and Adobe. These are types of what?
Hardware
Software
Internet providers

It is believed that the first computer virus released in the world was a boot sector virus and was created by the Farooq Alvi brothers. In which year was the virus created?

It is believed that the first computer virus released in the world was a boot sector virus and was created by the Farooq Alvi brothers. In which year was the virus created?
1976
1886
1986

The first hard drive was created in 1979 and could hold 5MB of data. True or False?

The first hard drive was created in 1979 and could hold 5MB of data. True or False?
True
False