What is a Computer System Unit? - Function, Components & Definition


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What is a computer system unit?

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1. What is typically the determining factor for the size of the computer case?

2. Is it true or false that a computer system unit can be opened relatively easily to replace parts or install hardware upgrades?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A computer system unit contains all the important parts of the machine, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify the different components and how they work together.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on your understanding of the following topics:

  • Computer system unit definition
  • Determining factor of case size
  • Ease of opening a computer system unit
  • Characteristics and components of computer system units

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related computer science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding computer hardware
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about computer system units

Additional Learning

Review the corresponding lesson on What is a Computer System Unit? - Function, Components & Definition to learn more about computers and computer science. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of computer system unit
  • Understand how components function together
  • Identify and define major components