Hardware Identification - Refresher
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This piece of hardware is made of circuits, connects all pieces of the computer, and is sometimes called the "backbone."

    answer choices

    Central Processing Unit (CPU)

    Random Access Memory (RAM)

    Motherboard

    Computer

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is known as the "brain" of the computer?

    answer choices

    Motherboard

    Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

    Random Access Memory (RAM)

    Central Processing Unit (CPU)

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This type of memory is temporary and volatile, often referred to as the "working" memory, as it is erased when logging off or shutting down.

    answer choices

    Read Only Memory (ROM)

    Readily Accessed Memory

    Random Access Memory (RAM)

    Flash Drive

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What provides power to a computer?

    answer choices

    Power Supply Unit (PSU)

    Electrical Cord

    Batteries

    Power Box

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of drive is a flash drive?

    answer choices

    USB

    Optical Drive

    Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

    Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Most peripherals (IE: keyboard, mouse, camera, etc.) are connected through which port?

    answer choices

    HDMI

    Ethernet

    USB

    Lightning

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which drive is able to play a CD, DVD, or BluRay Disk?

    answer choices

    Optical Drive

    CD Drive

    External Hard Drive

    Flash Drive

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The main, and usually the largest, data storage device in the computer.

    answer choices

    Central Processing Unit (CPU)

    Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

    Flash Drive

    Optical Drive

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Like a Hard Disk Drive (HDD), this too can serve as the main storage device, and is usually faster and more reliable.

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    Memory

    Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

    Flash Drive

    Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The keyboard, mouse, and camera are all examples of what devices?

    answer choices

    Output

    Storage

    Memory

    Input

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The monitor, printer, and speaker are all examples of what type of devices?

    answer choices

    Input

    Output

    Sound

    Wired

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