How do computers work?

How do computers work

Computers work by processing data through a combination of hardware and software. Hardware, the physical components, includes the central processing unit (CPU), memory, and storage, which perform calculations, store data, and execute instructions.



1. What does RAM stand for in computing?

A) Random Access Memory
B) Running Application Module
C) Readily Available Machine
D) Rapid Action Movement


2. Which of the following is an input device?

A) Printer
B) Monitor
C) Keyboard
D) Speaker


3. What does the hard drive do in a computer?

A) Processes data
B) Stores data permanently
C) Displays data
D) Makes the computer look nice


4. What is software?

A) The physical parts of a computer
B) A set of instructions that tells the computer what to do
C) A type of computer cable
D) A special kind of computer screen


5. Which of the following is NOT an example of an operating system?

A) Windows
B) Linux
C) Word
D) macOS


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