Computer Input / Output Basic MCQs (Long Quiz)

This is the quiz about basics of Computer Input / Output . Students and new learner's can test their knowledge.

1. Joysticks typically have a button on __________that is used to select the option pointed by the cursor.

Left
Top

2. The joystick is a ____________ stick that moves the graphic cursor in the direction the stick is moved.

Straight
Vertical

3. The _____________ pen is a small input device used to select and display objects on a screen.

Magnetic
Light

4. A device for converting handwritten impressions into coded characters & positional coordinates for input to a computer is

Mouse
Writing tablet

5. ________ keys are present on the top row of the keyboard.

Function
Numeric

6. The device primarily used to provide hardcopy is the

Printer
Card Reader

7. Dot-matrix, Deskjet, Inkjet and Laser are all types of which computer peripherals?

Printers
Software

8. Which among the device that converts computer output into a form that can be transmitted over a telephone line?

Concentrator
Modem

9. A light sensitive device that converts drawing, printed text or other images into digital form is

Plotter
Scanner

10. What type devices are computer speakers or headphones?

Input
Output

11. Laser printers belong to

line printer
page printer

12. A joystick is primarily used to/for

control sound on the screen
computer gaming

13. USB refers to

a processor
a port type

14. The ________ may also be called the screen or monitor.

printer
display

15. Which of the following groups consists of only input devices?

Mouse, Keyboard, Plotter
Mouse, Keyboard, Scanner

16. What type of device is a digital camera?

Input
Output

17. A bar code reader is an example of

storage device
input device

18. In MICR, C stands for

computer
character

19. The pattern of printed lines on most products are called

scanners
bar code

20. Which of the following produces high-quality output?

Impact printer
Non-impact printer

21. The wheel located between the two standard buttons on a mouse is used to ____

Click and select items
Scroll

22. Using output devices one can ____

Scan data
View or print data

23. Which of the following is not an example of hardware?

Printer
Interpreter

24. Devices that allow you to put information into the computer.

Input
Output

25. Devices that let the computer communicate with you.

Input
Output

26. Which of the following is not an output device?

Printer
Scanner

27. The most common method of entering text and numerical data into a computer system is through the use of a ____

Printer
Keyboard

28. Information that comes from an external source and is fed into computer software is called ____

Input
Output

29. The term used to define all input and output devices in a computer system is ___

Software
Hardware

30. The most widely used input device is the ____

Keyboard
Modem