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Computer Hardware MCQ Questions and Answers

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Computer Hardware Question:

Ques: What is the permanent memory built into your computer called?
(a) RAM
(b) ROM
(c) CPU
(d) CD-ROM
Ans. (b)

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Ques: _______ tags, when placed on an animal, can be used to record and track in a database all of the animal’s movements.
(a) POS
(b) RFID
(c) PPS
(d) GPS
Ans. (b)

Ques: Chip is a common nickname for a (n):
(a) transistor
(b) resistor
(c) integrated circuit
(d) semiconductor
Ans. (b)

Ques: A keyboard is this kind of device—
(a) black
(b) input
(c) output
(d) word Processing
Ans. (b)

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Ques: The ______, also called the “brains” of the computer, is responsible for processing data.
(a) motherboard
(b) memory
(c) RAM
(d) Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Ans. (d)

Ques: During the boot process, the ____________ looks for the system files.
(a) CD
(b) BIOS
(c) CPU
(d) DVD
Ans. (b)

Ques: Which of the following is an example of an input device?
(a) scanner
(b) speaker
(c) CD
(d) printer
Ans. (a)

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Ques: The barcode which is used on all types of items, is read by a scanning device directly into the computer. What is the name of this scanning device?
(a) Laser scanner
(b) Wand
(c) OCR
(d) MICR
Ans. (a)

Ques: A computer’s hard disk is
(a) an arithmetic and logical unit
(b) computer software
(c) an operating system
(d) computer hardware
Ans. (d)

Ques: Surgeons can perform delicate operations by manipulating devices through computers instead of manually. This technology is known as:
(a) robotics
(b) computer forensics
(c) simulation
(d) forecasting
Ans : (a)

Ques. The piece of hardware that converts your computer’s digital signal to an analog signal that can travel over telephone lines is called
(a) Red wire
(b) Blue cord
(c) Tower
(d) Modem
Ans. (b)

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Ques: Computers that are portable and convenient for users who travel are known as _____
(a) Super computers
(b) Laptops
(c) Mini computers
(d) File servers
Ans. (b)

Ques: The resolution of a monitor is measured in
(a) Megabits
(b) Hz
(c) Dots per inch (DPI)
(d) Inches (diagonal)
Ans. (c)

Ques: All of the following are examples of storage devices EXCEPT:
(a) hard disk drives
(b) printers
(c) USB drives
(d) CD drives
Ans. (b)

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Ques: CD-ROM is a kind of
(a) Optical disk
(b) Magneto-Optical disk
(c) Magnetic disk
(d) Magnetic disc
Ans. (c)

Ques: BIOS stands for :
(a) Basic Input Output System
(b) Basic Instruction Output System
(c) Basic Interface Output System
(d) All of these
Ans. (a)

Ques: __ tags, when placed on an animal, can be used to record and track in a database all of the animal’s movements.
(a) POS
(b) RF1D
(c) PPS
(d) GPS
Ans. (b)

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Ques: The CPU and memory are located on the:
(a) expansion board
(b) motherboard
(c) storage device
(d) output device
Ans : (b)

Ques: LCD stands for :
(a) Liquid Crystal Display
(b) Laser Crystal Display
(c) Light Crystal Display
(d) All of these
Ans. (a)

Ques: Which of the following is used to indicate the location on the computer monitor
(a) Mouse
(b) Cursor
(c) Keyboard
(a) None of the above
Ans. (b)

Ques: First generation computer systems used
(a) Transistors
(b) Vacuum Tubes
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above
Ans. (b)

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Ques: Such types of printers, in which the printing head contacts with the paper in printing process, are called as :
(a) Impact Printer
(b) Non-Impact Printer
(c) Laser Printer
(d) All of these
Ans. (a)

Ques: Which part of the computer helps to store information ?
(a) Disk drive
(b) Keyboard
(c) Monitor
(d) Printer
Ans. (a)

Ques: QWERTY is used with reference to
(a) Monitor
(b) Printer
(c) Keyboard
(d) Mouse
Ans. (c)

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Ques: DVD stands for :
(a) Digital Video Disk
(b) Digital Versatile Disk
Ans. (b)

Ques: Which of the following is an example of an input device?
(a) scanner
(b) speaker
(c) CD
(d) printer
Ans. (a)

Ques: This component is required to process data into information and consists of integrated circuits.
(a) Hard disk
(b) RAM
(c) CPU
(d) ROM
(5) None of these
Ans. (c)

Ques: What is object of UPS?
(a) Using for storage
(b) To increase the speed of a computer
(c) Provides backup power
(d) All of the above
Ans. (c)

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Ques: Which of the following groups consist of only output devices ?
(a) Scanner, Printer, Monitor
(b)  Keyboard, Printer, Monitor
(c) Mouse, Printer, Monitor
(d)  Plotter, Printer, Monitor

Ques: Information travels between components on the mother board 1 through:
(a) Flash memory
(b) CMOS
(c) Bays
(d) Buses
Ans. (d)

Ques: A framwork in which circuit boards can be mounted is…
(a) Switch circuit
(b) Chip
(c) Card cage
(d) Bar code
Ans. (c)

Ques: All of the following are examples of input devices EXCEPT a:
(a) scanner
(b) mouse
(c) keyboard
(d) printer
Ans. (d)

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Ques: A Plastic card similar to a credit card but having some memory and a microprocessor embedded within it is
(a) Punched paper tape
(b) Chip card
(c) Card punch
(d) Magnetic tape
Ans. (b)

Ques: _____ is any part of the computer that you can physically touch.
(a) Hardware
(b) A device
(c) A peripheral
(d) An application
Ans. (a)

Ques: Physical structure of computer is called:
(a) Software
(b) Hardware
(c) Humanware
(d) All of these
Ans. (b)

Ques: When you quickly press and release the left mouse button twice , you are—
(a) Primary-clicking
(b) pointing
(c) Double-clicking
(d) Secondary-clicking
Ans. (c)

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Ques: The following are all computing devices , except ………
(a) notebook computers
(b) cellular telephones
(c)  digital scanners
(d)  personal digital assistants
Ans. (c)

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