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27 General Computing quizzes and 270 General Computing trivia questions.
1.
  Computer Terms - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ten questions to quiz your computer knowledge.
Average, 10 Qns, LMN, Jul 16 17
Average
LMN
Jul 16 17
21664 plays
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  'Back' to the Basics top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
All you young whippersnappers with your tablets and smart phones! Some of us prefer to do things the old fashioned way: on a computer. In case you've forgotten, here is how we bought our computers in the old days...
Easier, 10 Qns, PDAZ, May 15 12
Easier
PDAZ gold member
3847 plays
3.
  Basic Computer Security - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is designed to test your understanding of basic computer security aspects as well as a little history.
Average, 10 Qns, Codelock, Oct 06 17
Average
Codelock
Oct 06 17
6219 plays
4.
  Computer Building for Dummies popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
You can of course buy any standard computer package, but to fulfil special tasks you might have to ask an assembler of non-standardized components. Let's see what you know of these.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Sep 05 22
Very Easy
JanIQ gold member
Sep 05 22
2128 plays
5.
  15 Questions on Computer Acronyms - 15 questions - 6 mins
It is a quiz on Computer Acronyms. Good Luck!
Difficult, 15 Qns, nyte, Oct 04 21
Difficult
nyte
Oct 04 21
10942 plays
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  The Ultimate Computer Acronyms Quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
You will need to match the computer acronym to the function, accessory or program that it relates to.
Easier, 10 Qns, lout62001, Jan 12 18
Easier
lout62001 gold member
Jan 12 18
540 plays
7.
  Computer Trivia - 10 questions - 4 mins
Computers are a widely used device that are found in many homes and businesses. This quiz will test your knowledge of computer technology.
Average, 10 Qns, Computer100, Apr 21 13
Average
Computer100
1502 plays
8.
  Not So Familiar Computing Terms - 10 questions - 4 mins
You know all about CPU's and motherboards and inkjet nozzles and modems (you do, don't you?). This quiz has to do with more obscure terminolgy applied to computing hardware and software. I encountered all of these in the 3/2/04 issue of PC Magazine.
Average, 10 Qns, fritzer, Feb 16 21
Average
fritzer
Feb 16 21
7862 plays
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  The New Virus Threat popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
One hundred years ago it was smallpox. Recently it was AIDS. In the age of technology there's a new virus that threatens our way of life. This quiz looks at computer virus history and some famous viruses that have plagued and panicked the computer world.
Tough, 10 Qns, Bertho, Aug 27 04
Tough
Bertho
3429 plays
10.
  Computers Don't Byte! - 10 questions - 4 mins
Ten mixed questions on various aspects of computing, from its early history to more modern usage in the world today.
Average, 10 Qns, Jennifer5, Nov 13 20
Average
Jennifer5 gold member
Nov 13 20
452 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What is the correct order of relationships of data when it comes to databases?

From Quiz "The Science of Computer Technology"




11.
  Origin Of Malware Terms - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match each given word origin or definition to the correct term.
Easier, 10 Qns, AlexT781, Jun 08 17
Easier
AlexT781
Jun 08 17
564 plays
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  Deus Ex Machina! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz contains questions involving the principles of computer science. Tidbits from a variety of topics within the discipline are included. The literal translation of "Deus Ex Machina," is "god from the machine," hence the title.
Easier, 10 Qns, christopherm, May 11 21
Easier
christopherm gold member
May 11 21
773 plays
13.
  Authentication and Password Guidelines - 10 questions - 5 mins
In 2016 the US National Institute of Standards and Technology updated the Digital Identity Guidelines. Though written for public sector, many private sites use the guidelines. As an end user, do you know what the standards recommend to protect you?
Average, 10 Qns, mlcmlc, Mar 16 21
Average
mlcmlc gold member
Mar 16 21
441 plays
14.
  Managing Passwords - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz will detail various threats to online and device password security, and a few ways that you can manage those threats.
Average, 10 Qns, Trivia_Fan54, Apr 19 20
Average
Trivia_Fan54 gold member
Apr 19 20
331 plays
15.
  Are You A Computer Geek? - 10 questions - 6 mins
You are staring at your computer at this very moment. But how much do really know about it? Take our quiz and try to earn your computer-geek stripes.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Richgurl26, May 08 09
Difficult
Richgurl26
6300 plays
16.
  Cryptology popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Follow the history of codes from Roman times to the present.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Hegh, Jul 24 09
Difficult
Hegh
1824 plays
17.
  Click Here to Get a Computer Virus - 10 questions - 4 mins
Computer viruses have wreaked havoc (or extreme inconvenience) on computer users around the world. Can you recall some of the most well-known viruses? Do you know how to protect yourself against future threats?
Average, 10 Qns, bluestocking, Jan 11 21
Average
bluestocking
Jan 11 21
595 plays
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  Regular Expressions 101 editor best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Regular expressions are the building blocks of text analysis, manipulation and search. This quiz demonstrates usage of a few basic ones. Find the one-to-one correspondence between the text on the right column and the regular expressions on the left one.
Difficult, 10 Qns, gentlegiant17, Aug 21 17
Difficult
gentlegiant17
Aug 21 17
245 plays
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  The Science of Computer Technology - 10 questions - 3 mins
Nowadays just about everything deals with computer usage. This quiz is based of the fundamentals of general computing. Thinking about going into engineering? Well, this quiz is for you.
Average, 10 Qns, ebanks120, Jan 03 13
Average
ebanks120 gold member
2974 plays
20.
  Computer Potpourri II - 10 questions - 5 mins
More general computer trivia. I've expanded beyond hardware and software. I have thrown in some companies and a comic strip as well.
Difficult, 10 Qns, foobarguyohio, Apr 28 05
Difficult
foobarguyohio
3773 plays
21.
  The Stupid Computer User Super Quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Very general, extremely trivial computer questions for all the family....
Difficult, 10 Qns, bobbyc, Apr 23 19
Difficult
bobbyc
Apr 23 19
6400 plays
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  Emoticons - Before They Were Graphic - 10 questions - 3 mins
Emoticons can be used to add expression to a text message. Originally, they were all constructed from characters on the keyboard. I have based this quiz on Western style emoticons.
Average, 10 Qns, mlcmlc, Mar 01 11
Average
mlcmlc gold member
1479 plays
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  Computer and Internet Acronyms - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz has many common acronyms with which you will be familiar due to general usage. But do you know what the acronym actually stands for?
Average, 10 Qns, CCHarpo, Jul 18 19
Average
CCHarpo
Jul 18 19
348 plays
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  Can I Get An Upgrade? - 10 questions - 5 mins
Ever get the feeling the your computer is obsolete the minute you get it home from the store? That feeling has been around for a long time. Computer science has been progressing by leaps and bounds. How well do you you know your computer history?
Tough, 10 Qns, jmarlin, Oct 01 11
Tough
jmarlin gold member
576 plays
25.
  Computerized - 10 questions - 5 mins
Questions from the A+ Certification Test.(these are some questions I remembered)
Difficult, 10 Qns, CINDYNLACE, May 11 07
Difficult
CINDYNLACE
4831 plays
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  Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V - 10 questions - 4 mins
Computer keyboard shortcuts can be a major timesaver in today's computer world. There are countless shortcuts within the Microsoft platform. This quiz will focus on a few of the keystrokes used within various Microsoft programs.
Tough, 10 Qns, tgamble, May 22 18
Tough
tgamble
May 22 18
377 plays
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  General Computer Software - 5 questions - 5 mins
General questions on the theoretical side of designing software!
Difficult, 5 Qns, aimezly, May 24 21
Difficult
aimezly
May 24 21
6015 plays
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