(Notice that the questions are based on what the teacher has been able to teach so far)

  1. The first generation of computers existed between………….. A. 1940 and 1956 B. 1956 and 1963 C. 1964 and 1971 D. 1980 and 2019
  2. What was the main piece of technology used in the first generation computers? A. IC B. Vacuum tubes C. Transistors D. CPU
  3. The first generation computers can perform ……….. task(s) at a time. A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4
  4. Computers are categorized into …….. type(s). A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4
  5. ………… is used in the new generation of computers for processing data. A. Microprocessor B. IC C. Vacuum tube D. Transistor
  6. The fastest computer is the ……. A. Supercomputer B. Mainframe computer C. Mini computer D. Microcomputer
  7. The process of starting or restarting a computer is termed ………. A. Starting B. heating C. booting D. processing
  8. Which type of computer is more common? A. Supercomputer B. Mini computer C. Microcomputer D. Mainframe computer
  9. The computer has ……….. main hardware parts. A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4
  10. The ……….. is a part of the computer which has keys for typing. A. mouse B. joystick C. keyboard D. monitor
  11. To select an item on the computer, you need to press the left mouse button ………… A. once B. twice C. thrice D. quadruple
  12. The computer has ……… main components. A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4
  13. The human component of the computer is referred to as ……….. A. Liveware B. manware C. malware D. hardware
  14. The physical parts of the computer that can be seen and touched are called ………… A. software B. hardware C. humanware D. liveware
  15. If the text on a paper is called hardcopy, what is the name of the text on a screen of a monitor? A. Monitor copy B. Softcopy C. Screencopy D. Reading copy
  16. Microprocessor is also known as ………. A. computer B. CPU C. monitor D. keyboard
  17. The set of instructions that instructs the computer on what to do is called ………. A. software B. hardware C. humanware D. liveware
  18. The following are part of the main hardware components of a computer except ………. A. keyboard B. monitor C. printer D. mouse
  19. ………. is a type of software. A. System software B. Monitor software C. Light software D. Power software
  20. A basic mouse has ………. buttons. A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4
  21. The computer mouse is a/an ……….. device. A. input B. output C. power D. storage
  22. The colourful background on the desktop is called ………… A. wallpaper B. wallpicture C. screen saver D. paint board
  23. When items are deleted on the computer, they go into the …………. A. folder B. recycle bin C. file D. monitor
  24. A trash can is also called ………… A. refuse dump B. recycle bin C. tin D. cycle
  25. When an item is brought back from the recycle bin, it means the item has been……………. A. deleted B. restored C. cancelled D. erased
  26. The process of sending an item into the recycle bin is called……….. A. restore B. delete C. copy D. paste
  27. To copy and paste an item on the desktop, the first action to take is to………. A. right-click on the desktop B. right-click on the item C. click on the item D. delete the item
  28. Which finger is placed on the A key when typing? A. Thumb B. Left little finger C. Left ring finger D. Right middle finger
  29. Which of the applications below is used to learn how to type? A. Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing B. MS Word C. Excel D. Facebook application
  30. One of the following is an operating system. Which one? A. WhatsApp B. MS PowerPoint C. Windows 10 D. MS word.

Answer only four questions

  1. Rearrange the following on how to change the wallpaper to a colour on windows 10.
  • Click on the rectangular shape with the down-pointing arrow under Background.
  • Right-click an empty space on the desktop.
  • Click on Solid color.
  • Click on Personalize from the pop-up menu.
  • Click on the color you want under Background colors. (10marks)
    2.a. What is meant by copy and paste? (2marks)
    b. Mr. Gyamfi wants you to help him copy and paste a folder on his computer’s desktop. What are the steps you are going to use? (8marks)
    3.a. Explain the three main components of a computer system. (6marks)
    b. Why are the first generation computers larger and heavier than the forth generation? (4marks)
    4.a. Draw a basic computer mouse and label the parts. (4marks)
    b. Write down one use each of the following buttons; I. Left mouse button II. Right mouse button III. Scroll wheel (6marks)
    5.a. What is a recycle bin? (2marks)
    b. List the steps in deleting an item permanently from the recycle bin. (8marks)