Quiz on computer Software&Hardware

computer quiz



a)What do the I and O stand for in I/O?                                  

(1) In / Out

(2) Indoor / Outdoor

(3) Input / Output

(4) Instream / Outstream

(5) Inbound/ Outbound


b)What is a light pen?

  1. A Mechanical Input device
  2. Optical input device
  3. Electronic input device
  4. Optical output device
  5. Both optical and electronic output device



c)Which of the following is not an input device?



(2) Touch Screen

(3) Optical Scanner

(4) Headphone

(5) Bar Code Reader


d)Which of the following is the most frequently used input device?


(1) Microphone

(2) Scanner

(3) Touch screen

(4) Mouse

(5) None of these


e)Input, processing, output, and storage are collectively referred to as


(1) The systems cycle

(2) The information processing cycle

(3) The system unit

(4) Communication

(5) None of these

f)The basic input/output system (BIOS) is stored in:


(1) RAM

(2) ROM

(3) CPU

(4) Hard drive

(5) None of these

g)Perforated paper used as input or output media is known as_____


(1) Paper tape

(2) Magnetic tape

(3) Punched paper tape

(4) Card punch

(5) None of these


h)In the information systems concept, the output function involves__________


1) Capturing and assembling elements that enter

the system to be processed

2) Transformation processes that convert input

into output

3) Transferring elements that have been produced

by a transformation process to their ultimate


4) Monitoring and evaluating feedback to

determine whether a system is moving toward the

achievement of its goal

5) None of these

i) Which is considered a direct entry input device?

1) Optical scanner

2) Mouse

3) Light pen

4) Digitizer

5) All of the above.

j)A __________ is very good at accepting written input


1) pen                                                                                                                                                                                                    2)stylus

3) tablet PC                                                                                                                                                               4)mouse                                                                                                                                                                                             (5)none of these


Answer :-

a) 3

b) 2

c) 4

d) 4

e) 2

f) 2

g) 1

h) 1

i)  5

j) 3.


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