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  • 1. Introduced in 1981, is often considered one of the earliest commercial GUI-based computer systems. It featured a mouse-driven interface, windows for multitasking, icons, and a desktop metaphor. While it was not a commercial success,
A) Apple Macintosh
B) Apple Lisa
C) Microsoft Windows
D) Xerox Star
  • 2. Released in 1983, was one of the first commercial computers to feature a GUI. It introduced concepts like overlapping windows, pull-down menus, and icons. However, due to its high price, the Lisa had limited success in the market.
A) Apple Macintosh
B) Microsoft Windows
C) Xerox Star
D) Apple Lisa
  • 3. The Macintosh (1984)featured a revolutionary GUI with a mouse-driven interface, icons, windows, and the concept of "point-and-click" interaction. It introduced the concept of the desktop metaphor, where digital objects resembled real-world items like documents and folders.
A) Apple Macintosh
B) Apple Lisa
C) Microsoft Windows
D) Xerox Star
  • 4. (1985) While not as advanced as the Macintosh GUI at the time, Windows introduced windowed multitasking and allowed users to run multiple applications simultaneously. Subsequent versions of Windows, including Windows 2.0 and Windows 3.0, continued to evolve the GUI and eventually became a dominant platform.
A) Xerox Star
B) Apple Lisa
C) Microsoft Windows
D) Apple Macintosh
  • 5.
A) Windows 7 2009
B) Windows 95 1995
C) Windows XP 2001
D) Windows 1 1985
  • 6.
A) Windows 95 1995
B) Windows XP 2001
C) Windows 1 1985
D) Windows 3.1 1992
  • 7.
A) Windows 1 1985
B) Windows XP 2001
C) Windows 95 1995
D) Windows 3.1 1992
  • 8.
A) Windows 3.1 1992
B) Windows 95 1995
C) Windows XP 2001
D) Windows Vista 2006
  • 9.
A) Windows XP 2001
B) Windows 3.1 1992
C) Windows 95 1995
D) Windows Vista 2006
  • 10.
A) Windows XP 2001
B) Windows 7 2009
C) Windows 95 1995
D) Windows 3.1 1992
  • 11.
A) Windows 8 2012
B) Windows XP 2001
C) Windows 7 2009
D) Windows Vista 2006
  • 12. 1985 It was notable for its advanced graphics capabilities, multitasking, and multimedia features. The Amiga's GUI contributed to its popularity among enthusiasts and creative professionals
A) Windows 3.0
B) IBM OS/2
C) Commodore GEOS
D) Amiga Workbench
  • 13. 1986 provided a GUI experience on a relatively low-powered machine. It included a desktop metaphor, icons, and a file manager.
A) Amiga Workbench
B) IBM OS/2
C) Windows 3.0
D) Commodore GEOS
  • 14. 1988 introduced a GUI environment for the OS/2 operating system. It featured windowed multitasking and graphical elements that contributed to a more user-friendly experience.
A) IBM OS/2
B) Amiga Workbench
C) Windows 3.0
D) Commodore GEOS
  • 15. 1990 It brought substantial improvements to the Windows GUI, including better graphics, improved multitasking, and enhanced compatibility with a wide range of software.
A) Amiga Workbench
B) IBM OS/2
C) Windows 3.0
D) Commodore GEOS
  • 16. A global information system that provides access to various types of content, including web pages, documents, images, videos, and other resources, linked through hyperlinks and URLs.
A) Domain
B) World Wide Web
C) Scheme or Protocol
D) Subdomain
  • 17. Who invented Word Wide Web?
A) John Silver Blas
B) Michael Jackson
C) Tim Berners-Lee's
D) Shadow
  • 18. The most common scheme is HTTPS, which stands for hypertext transfer protocol secure. It tells the web browser to encrypt information on the page like personal information to protect it from cybercriminals.
A) Subdomain
B) Domain
C) Top-Level Domain
D) Scheme or Protocol
  • 19. refers to the specific areas of a website that the web page is directing to.
A) Domain
B) Subdirectory
C) Subdomain
D) Scheme or Protocol
  • 20. it refers to the main website page or brand domain that all other pages are linking to. Simply put, it is the name of your website.
A) Subdomain
B) Scheme or Protocol
C) Domain
D) Subdirectory
  • 21. The most common top-level domain is .com, but there are also domains like .net, ,edu, or ,org to signify different types of entities.
A) Top-Level Domain
B) Subdomain
C) Domain
D) Scheme or Protocol
  • 22. This is the sub folder that helps web crawlers and readers understand more about the particular part of a web page that they are viewing. It usually comes after the top-level domain and is differentiated by a slash.
A) Subdirectory
B) Domain
C) Scheme or Protocol
D) Top-Level Domain
  • 23. is the central circuit board of the computer, connecting and providing communication between all internal components.
A) Random Access Memory
B) Hard Disk Drive
C) Central Processing Unit
D) Motherboard
  • 24. is the brain of the computer, responsible for executing instructions and performing calculations.
A) Hard Disk Drive
B) Central Processing Unit
C) Random Access Memory
D) Motherboard
  • 25. provides temporary storage for data and programs that are actively being used by the CPU, allowing for fast access and execution.
A) Motherboard
B) Hard Disk Drive
C) Central Processing Unit
D) Random Access Memory
  • 26. These storage devices store the computer's operating system, programs, and user data.
A) Central Processing Unit
B) Random Access Memory
C) Motherboard
D) Hard Disk Drive
  • 27. converts electrical power from an outlet into a form usable by the computer's components and distributes it
A) Power Supply Unit
B) Graphics Processing Unit
C) Cooling System
D) Cables and Connectors:
  • 28. These components prevent the CPU and other critical parts from overheating by dissipating heat generated during operation.
A) Cooling System
B) Graphics Processing Unit
C) Power Supply Unit
D) Cables and Connectors:
  • 29. Various cables and connectors connect components like the hard drive, optical drive, and power supply to the motherboard.
A) Cooling System
B) Graphics Processing Unit
C) Power Supply Unit
D) Cables and Connectors:
  • 30. is responsible for rendering images and videos. It's crucial for tasks like gaming and graphic design.
A) Cables and Connectors:
B) Graphics Processing Unit
C) Power Supply Unit
D) Cooling System
  • 31. enables the computer to connect to a network, either through Ethernet (wired) or Wi-Fi (wireless).
A) BIOS/UEFI Chip:
B) SATA Ports
C) Network Interface Card
D) CMOS Battery
  • 32. This small battery on the motherboard powers chip, which stores BIOS settings and system time even when the computer is powered off.
A) BIOS/UEFI Chip:
B) SATA Ports
C) CMOS Battery
D) Network Interface Card
  • 33. This chip stores the computer's firmware that contains instructions for booting the operating system and configuring hardware settings.
A) BIOS/UEFI Chip:
B) CMOS Battery
C) SATA Ports
D) Network Interface Card
  • 34. These ports on the motherboard are used for connecting drives such as hard drives and SSDs.
A) CMOS Battery
B) Network Interface Card
C) BIOS/UEFI Chip:
D) SATA Ports
  • 35. Typically contains power and reset buttons, LED indicators (e.g., power, HDD activity), and audio and USB ports for easy access.
A) Ventilation and Cooling
B) Case or Chassis
C) Rear Panel
D) Front Panel
  • 36. Contains various ports and connectors for connecting external devices, including USB ports, audio jacks, video outputs (e.g., HDMI, VGA, DisplayPort), Ethernet ports, and power connectors.
A) Case or Chassis
B) Front Panel
C) Rear Panel
D) Ventilation and Cooling
  • 37. The system unit may have vents and fans on the sides or rear to facilitate airflow and keep the internal components cool.
A) Case or Chassis
B) Front Panel
C) Rear Panel
D) Ventilation and Cooling
  • 38. The enclosure that houses all the internal components and provides physical protection. Cases come in various sizes and designs.
A) Ventilation and Cooling
B) Front Panel
C) Rear Panel
D) Case or Chassis
  • 39. This slot allows you to secure the computer to a desk or other stationary object using a Kensington lock for theft prevention.
A) Kensington Lock Slot
B) USB Ports
C) Expansion Bays
D) Case Fan Grills
  • 40. These are slots or areas for adding more storage drives or other peripherals such as card readers or additional cooling components.
A) Expansion Bays
B) Kensington Lock Slot
C) USB Ports
D) Case Fan Grills
  • 41. These are openings or grills on the case designed to accommodate additional fans for improved airflow and cooling.
A) Kensington Lock Slot
B) Expansion Bays
C) Case Fan Grills
D) USB Ports
  • 42. on the front and rear panels allow you to connect a wide range of external devices, such as keyboards, mice, printers, and USB drives.
A) USB Ports
B) Kensington Lock Slot
C) Expansion Bays
D) Case Fan Grills
  • 43. These are used for connecting speakers, headphones, microphones, and other audio devices.
A) Video Output Ports
B) PS/2 Ports
C) Audio Jacks
D) Power Cord Connector
  • 44. like HDMI, VGA, and DisplayPort are used to connect monitors or displays to the computer.
A) PS/2 Ports
B) Audio Jacks
C) Video Output Ports
D) Power Cord Connector
  • 45. This is where you plug in the power cord that connects the computer to an electrical outlet.
A) Power Cord Connector
B) Video Output Ports
C) Audio Jacks
D) PS/2 Ports
  • 46. These are older-style ports used for connecting PS/2 keyboards and mice.
A) Power Cord Connector
B) PS/2 Ports
C) Video Output Ports
D) Audio Jacks
  • 47. These legacy ports are seldom found on modern computers but were used for connecting peripherals like printers and serial devices.
A) Card Reader
B) Front Panel I/O Ports
C) Serial and Parallel Ports
D) System Unit Handles
  • 48. Some cases have built-in card readers that allow you to read memory cards from cameras, smartphones, and other devices.
A) Card Reader
B) Front Panel I/O Ports
C) System Unit Handles
D) Serial and Parallel Ports
  • 49. In addition to power and reset buttons, the front panel may include headphone and microphone jacks, USB ports, and sometimes even a FireWire port.
A) Card Reader
B) Serial and Parallel Ports
C) System Unit Handles
D) Front Panel I/O Ports
  • 50. These handles, if present on the case, make it easier to transport or move the system unit.
A) System Unit Handles
B) Serial and Parallel Ports
C) Front Panel I/O Ports
D) Card Reader
  • 51. These provide stability and airflow by elevating the system unit slightly off the surface it sits on.
A) Side Panel
B) Case Feet
C) Manufacturer Logo/Branding
D) Dust Filters
  • 52. This is typically located on the front or side of the case and serves as branding and identification for the computer's manufacturer.
A) Dust Filters
B) Case Feet
C) Side Panel
D) Manufacturer Logo/Branding
  • 53. Some cases have a transparent side panel to showcase the internal components and any custom lighting or cooling solutions.
A) Side Panel
B) Manufacturer Logo/Branding
C) Case Feet
D) Dust Filters
  • 54. are often placed in front of intake fans to prevent dust from entering the system and clogging components.
A) Side Panel
B) Dust Filters
C) Case Feet
D) Manufacturer Logo/Branding
  • 55. A locking mechanism secures the side panels to prevent unauthorized access to the internal components.
A) Locking Mechanism
B) Customizable Panels
C) Case Lighting
  • 56. RGB lighting or other case lighting can add visual flair and aesthetics to the system unit
A) Locking Mechanism
B) Customizable Panels
C) Case Lighting
  • 57. Some cases allow for the removal or customization of panels to accommodate different configurations or water-cooling setups.
A) Locking Mechanism
B) Customizable Panels
C) Case Lighting
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