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Computing Essentials

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is a type of computer hardware?
    Keyboard
    Software
    Internet
    Website
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the main function of an operating system?
    Create documents
    Manage computer resources and provide an interface for user interaction
    Browse the internet
    Play video games
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the purpose of a computer network?
    Listen to music
    Share resources and communicate between devices
    Play video games
    Create documents
    30s
  • Q4
    What does CPU stand for?
    Central Processing Unit
    Control Processing Unit
    Computer Processing Unit
    Central Power Unit
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the purpose of a computer monitor?
    To connect to the internet
    To store data
    To display visual output from the computer
    To process information
    30s
  • Q6
    What type of computer network connects multiple devices in a small, personal area?
    Wide Area Network (WAN)
    Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
    Personal Area Network (PAN)
    Local Area Network (LAN)
    30s
  • Q7
    What type of computer network connects computers and devices using cables within a limited area?
    Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
    Personal Area Network (PAN)
    Wide Area Network (WAN)
    Local Area Network (LAN)
    30s
  • Q8
    Which type of computer network allows communication between devices over long distances, such as across continents?
    Local Area Network (LAN)
    Wide Area Network (WAN)
    Personal Area Network (PAN)
    Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
    30s
  • Q9
    What type of computer network connects computers within a limited area such as a school or office building?
    Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
    Local Area Network (LAN)
    Wide Area Network (WAN)
    Personal Area Network (PAN)
    30s
  • Q10
    What type of computer network covers a large geographical area, such as multiple cities or countries?
    Personal Area Network (PAN)
    Local Area Network (LAN)
    Wide Area Network (WAN)
    Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
    30s
  • Q11
    Which type of computer network connects computers in close proximity, typically within a residence?
    Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
    Local Area Network (LAN)
    Wide Area Network (WAN)
    Personal Area Network (PAN)
    30s
  • Q12
    What type of computer network covers a large area, such as a city or metropolitan area?
    Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
    Wide Area Network (WAN)
    Personal Area Network (PAN)
    Local Area Network (LAN)
    30s
  • Q13
    What is an IP address?
    A type of computer monitor
    A programming language
    A unique numerical identifier assigned to each device on a network
    A type of computer virus
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the function of a motherboard?
    To connect and communicate with all the components of a computer
    To store files and documents
    To display images on the screen
    To provide power to the computer
    30s
  • Q15
    What is the function of RAM in a computer?
    To permanently store data and program instructions
    To temporarily store data and program instructions that the computer is actively using
    To display images and videos on the screen
    To connect external devices to the computer
    30s

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