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Hardware and software

Quiz by GCSE Computer Science Teacher 3

GCSE (AQA)
Computer Science
English National Curriculum

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GCSE (AQA)
Computer Science
English National Curriculum

3.4.1.a

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  • Q1
    What is the correct description of what hardware is?
    An internet based application
    Objects that you can touch in a computer system
    A built in application
    An object that is connect via a wireless connection
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q2
    What is the correct description of what software is?
    The programs that run on any type of computer system
    The objects used to run a computer system
    The operating system of a computer
    The objects used to manage a computer system
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q3
    What is the correct description of what an input device is?
    A device used to store data in a computer system
    A device used process data in a computer system
    A device used to present output in a computer system
    A device used to enter data into a computer
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q4
    What is the correct description of what an output device is?
    A piece of computer hardware used to display or output data
    A device used to store information in a computer system
    A piece of a computer used to present the functionality of a computer
    A device used to read data into the computer system
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q5
    What is the correct description of what a storage device is?
    Device used to permanently record or store data
    Device used for the processing of devices into a computer system
    Device used for presenting data which has been processed by a computer system
    Device used for reading data inputted into a computer system
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q6
    What is the correct description of what a processor does?
    A device responsible for presenting data for the computer system
    A device responsible for storing data in a computer system
    A device responsible for reading data for the computer system
    A device responsible for converting data into meaningful information
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q7
    A keyboard is an example of what?
    A software application
    An output device
    An OS
    A hardware device
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q8
    Microsoft Word is an example of what?
    An Operating System
    A software application
    An input device
    A hardware device
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q9
    MAC OS is an example of what?
    An output device
    An operating system
    A hardware device
    An input device
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q10
    A projector is an example of what?
    A software application
    An input device
    An output device
    A storage device
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q11
    A scanner is an example of what?
    A storage device
    A processing device
    An output device
    An input device
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q12
    A usb flash drive is an example of what?
    An input device
    A storage device
    An output device
    A processing device
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q13
    A CPU is an example of what?
    An output device
    A storage device
    A processing device
    An input device
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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  • Q14
    A microphone is an example of what?
    A processing device
    An output device
    An input device
    A storage device
    30s
    3.4.1.a
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