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1.

Microcomputer hardware consists of three basic categories of physical equipments, they are
(a)Keyboard, Monitor and hard drive
(b)System unit, input/output and memory
(c)System unit, input/output and secondary memory
(d)None of the above
Answer is: CNA

2.

Which one of the following connects the different parts of a computer which is usually made up pf wires?
(a)URLs
(b)Modem
(c)Buses
(d)CPUs
Answer is: CNA

3.

Which one of the following printers is known as ‘non-impact’ in general?
(a)Line Printer
(b)Drum Printer
(c)Serial Printer
(d)Laser Printer
Answer is: DNA

4.

The computer's processor consists which of the following parts?
(a)CPU and main memory
(b)Hard disc and floppy disc
(c)Main memory and storage
(d)Operating system and applications
Answer is: CNA

5.

Which one of the following memories is not the primary memory of a computer?
(a)ROM
(b)RAM
(c)EEPROM
(d)CD-ROM
Answer is: DNA

6.

Which of the following groups have only output devices?
(a)Scanner, Keyboard, Printer
(b)Mouse, Printer, Monitor
(c)Keyboard, Monitor, Printer
(d)Plotter, Printer, Monitor
Answer is: DNA

7.

Which device is used as the standard pointing device in a Graphical User Environment?
(a)Keyboard
(b)Mouse
(c)Joystick
(d)Track ball
Answer is: BNA

8.

Why is the 'Caps Lock' key referred to as a toggle key?
(a)Because it cannot be used for entering numbers
(b)Because it cannot be used to delete
(c)Because it cannot be used to insert
(d)Because its function goes back and forth every time it is pressed
Answer is: DNA

9.

Which of the following is a storage devices that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data or information?
(a)Floppy disk
(b)Optical disk
(c)Permanent disk
(d)Hard disk
Answer is: ANA

10.

Which of the following statements is true?
(a)Virtual memory is the space on the hard drive where the OS begins to store date when it starts operation
(b)Accessing data from RAM is slower than accessing data from virtual memory
(c)If a computer is memory bound, adding more RAM will not solve the problem
(d)None of the above
Answer is: ANA
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