Computer System Components: Computer Parts & Functions


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1. _____ is used when computer programs are turned on. It is cleared once the machine is shut off.

2. _____ is used to plug peripherals into the system unit.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review your understanding of computer system components and functions with this quiz and worksheet. Questions will ask you to match the correct term to the description provided.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make certain you're familiar with:

  • Peripherals
  • Internal components of computers
  • Computer system memory

Skills Practiced

Use these questions to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on computer system components
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where programs and their data are stored
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how images are shown on the monitor

Additional Learning

Ready to learn more? The lesson that accompanies this quiz, titled Computer System Components: Computer Parts & Functions, will provide you with further instruction on this subject. Information covered by the lesson includes:

  • Differences between laptops and desktops
  • Types of memory your computer uses
  • How your computer might connect to the internet