How Much Do You Know About Your PC?

Most of us use our personal computers at some point every day. But how much do we really know about them? Take our quiz to find out how much you know!
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Question 1/12

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Which part of the computer stores all files, such as pictures and videos?
thumb drive
hard drive
RAM
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Question 2/12

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Which of the following is a type of common computer virus?
trojan
laugher
spike
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Question 3/12

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Which commonly referenced combination of keys allows you to access Windows Task Manager and look at/shut down running programs?
CTRL+ALT+DEL
ALT+DEL+SHIFT
F2+ALT+DEL
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Question 4/12

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What does RAM stand for?
Random Access Memory
Repeated Access Memory
Random Area Memory
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What does WWW stand for at the beginning of web addresses?
Web World Wide
World Wide Web
Wide World Web
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Question 6/12

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What is the background of your computer with all the icons on it called?
desktop
homepage
motherboard
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Question 7/12

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Which of the following would a disc you put into a computer be called?
software
hardware
discware
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Question 8/12

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Which of the following is the "brain" of the computer, and performs the calculating and processing of information?
ROM
CPU
RAM
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Question 9/12

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What are Microsoft Windows and Linus examples of?
operating systems
hard drives
output devices
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Question 10/12

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Which part of the computer is every other part connected to, allowing them to communicate effectively?
motherboard
operating system
hard drive
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Question 11/12

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Which part of a computer reads information from a disc?
hard drive
disc drive
RAM
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Question 12/12

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Which program features applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint?
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Suite
Apple iWork
Result
Not everyone can be great with technology, it's certainly an acquired skill. Don't beat yourself up too much, at least you got (or guessed) some of the easy ones!

C+, Tech Clueless

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Right!
While you may not have nailed every question here, you're still pretty darn tech savvy. Certainly not a score to shake your head at!

B+, Tech Savvy

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Right!
You're a regular master of the digital age. Few people know more about computers than you do! Good work!

A+, Tech Wizard

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1
Which part of the computer stores all files, such as pictures and videos?
thumb drive
hard drive
RAM
2
Which of the following is a type of common computer virus?
trojan
laugher
spike
3
Which commonly referenced combination of keys allows you to access Windows Task Manager and look at/shut down running programs?
CTRL+ALT+DEL
ALT+DEL+SHIFT
F2+ALT+DEL
4
What does RAM stand for?
Random Access Memory
Repeated Access Memory
Random Area Memory
5
What does WWW stand for at the beginning of web addresses?
Web World Wide
World Wide Web
Wide World Web
6
What is the background of your computer with all the icons on it called?
desktop
homepage
motherboard
7
Which of the following would a disc you put into a computer be called?
software
hardware
discware
8
Which of the following is the "brain" of the computer, and performs the calculating and processing of information?
ROM
CPU
RAM
9
What are Microsoft Windows and Linus examples of?
operating systems
hard drives
output devices
10
Which part of the computer is every other part connected to, allowing them to communicate effectively?
motherboard
operating system
hard drive
11
Which part of a computer reads information from a disc?
hard drive
disc drive
RAM
12
Which program features applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint?
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Suite
Apple iWork