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1 Peripheral Potpourri
Test your knowledge on a variety of peripheral questions, including configuration and troubleshooting (based on a Windows XP operating system).
Average
10 Q
polaris101
Jun 13 05
5700 plays
2 A Mainframe Computing Miscellany
A variety questions ranging from not too difficult to quite obscure from the 50's, 60's and 70's centering around business computers and their peripherals.
Difficult
10 Q
key_man
Jul 03 08
447 plays
3 It Comes Fully Equipped!
I don't mean to brag...but I just got the BEST DEAL on a new desktop computer! Sure, I paid a bit more for it but I got all of these nifty gadgets as part of the package. Want to help me set them up?
Average
10 Q
kyleisalive
Apr 25 12
2811 plays
4 Computer components and PC building
I'm going to walk you through building a new PC from components and along the way, you may learn something about hardware. So come on in and please bring your anti-static wrist strap!
Average
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
Sep 20 08
3546 plays
5 The Central Processing Unit
This quiz is about the basic technology and facts behind any computer's most central component: the main processor. Come in and explore these complex electronic devices!
Difficult
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
Sep 11 08
1656 plays
6 The Lowly Punched Card
Do you remember when computers used punched cards and card readers as the primary form of input? Probably not. But, here are a few interesting facts about the lowly punched card.
Tough
10 Q
key_man
Jun 28 08
633 plays
7 Computer Memory
There are a lot of different types of memory inside your computer. Test your knowledge of some memory basics!
Average
10 Q
tiffanyram
Apr 28 12
570 plays
8 Hard Drive Basics
The hard drive is a critical component in a computer system. This is a quiz on some hard drive trivia. Good luck and enjoy!
Average
10 Q
mlcmlc
Apr 24 12
648 plays
9 Quiet As a Mouse
How much do you know about this common piece of computer hardware?
Tough
10 Q
neelie_447
Aug 07 07
1827 plays
10 IBM S360 Mainframe Computer History
The introduction of the IBM 360 family of mainframe computers changed the face commercial computing. Here is a quiz about how much you know of the early years of this era.
Tough
10 Q
key_man
Jun 27 08
381 plays
11 Paint By Numbers
From the CRT to LCD, how does a computer monitor give us our colour pictures? Let's see if you know.
Average
10 Q
Mercenary_Elk
May 04 10
426 plays
12 Printer Operations and Components
Printers are very simple devices. They exist for the sole purpose of taking data from your computer and placing it on a printed page.This quiz will deal with common types of printers and their Field-Replaceable Units (FRUs).
Tough
15 Q
cindynlace
Aug 02 01
2676 plays
13 Motherboards
This is a quiz with a variety of questions on motherboards. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
Lanire
Apr 19 02
5493 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:19 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* In what phase of the EP printing process is the photosensitive drum erased?
* The most likely cause for random specks of ink on a laser printed page is?
* Which cable has a DB-25 male connection on one end and a 36-pin female connection on the other?
* Which mechanism is responsible for moving the paper from the paper tray, through the printer, and into the output tray?
* What does PDL stand for?


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