Computer Basics
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is software?
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    any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do
    the video card on the monitor
    the operating system
    the monitor and computer case
  • Question 2
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    Q. What is hardware?
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    all the ports and buttons of a computer
    is any part of your computer that has a physical structure.
    is any part of your desktop
    software
  • Question 3
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    Q.

    A _______ is an electronic device that manipulates information, or data.

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    Software

    Hardware

    Keyboard

    Computer

  • Question 4
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    The _______ is the metal and plastic box that contains the main components of the computer, including the motherboard, central processing unit (CPU), and power supply.

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    Monitor

    Computer Case

    Keyboard

    Mouse

  • Question 5
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    The _____ works with a video card, located inside the computer case, to display images and text on the screen.

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    Monitor

    Computer Case

    Keyboard

    Mouse

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    These can be used to connect almost any type of device, including mice, keyboards, printers, and digital cameras.

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    Audio In

    Audio Out

    USB Port

    Monitor Port

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    This is where you'll connect the power cord to the computer.

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    USB Port

    Audio In/ Audio Out

    Power Socket

    Serial Port

  • Question 8
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    You can use this port for networking and connecting to the Internet.

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    USB Port

    Serial Port

    Ethernet Port

    Power Button

  • Question 9
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    A _____ is used to print documents, photos, and anything else that appears on your screen.

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    Camera

    Smartphone

    Printer

    e - Reader

  • Question 10
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    The ________ is the computer's main circuit board. It's a thin plate that holds the CPU, memory, connectors for the hard drive and optical drives, expansion cards to control the video and audio, and connections to your computer's ports.

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    RAM

    CPU

    Optical Disc Drive

    Motherboard

  • Question 11
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    The _____, also called a processor, is located inside the computer case on the motherboard. It is sometimes called the brain of the computer, and its job is to carry out commands.

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    CPU (Central Processing Unit)

    PUC (Processing Unit Central)

    CUP (Central Unit Processing)

    Center Process Unification

  • Question 12
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    The CPU fits into the motherboard's CPU socket, which is covered by the ____, an object that absorbs heat from the CPU.

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    Sink

    Heat Sink

    Fan

    Ice

  • Question 13
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    ____ is your system's short-term memory. Whenever your computer performs calculations, it temporarily stores the data in the RAM until it is needed.

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    REM

    RIM

    RAM

    ROM

  • Question 14
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    The ______ is where your software, documents, and other files are stored. It long-term storage, which means the data is still saved even if you turn the computer off or unplug it.

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    RAM

    USB

    Hard Drive

    Storage Drive

  • Question 15
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    Q. A ______ is a personal computer that can be easily moved and used in a variety of locations. 
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    Desktop Computer
    Laptop Computer 
  • Question 16
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    Q.

    Every laptop has a _______, which allows you to use the laptop when it's not plugged in.

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    Cable

    USB

    Computer

    battery

  • Question 17
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    Q.

    A ________ is a general term for any type of handheld computer.

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    Device Mobile

    Mobile Device

    Laptop

    Toplap

  • Question 18
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    An _____________ is the most important software that runs on a computer. It manages the computer's memory and processes, as well as all of its software and hardware.

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    Banana

    Hardware

    Software

    Operating System

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