Directions:  On the upper right hand corner of your paper, write the proper heading:
  
#___ First and Last Name
Date
Subject and Period
Number your paper from 1 to 35.  
Read each question/statement below.  
Choose the correct answer by write the letter beside the number.  
Remember this is a "Pre-test".  You may not know all of the answers, but try your very best.  If you have any questions, raise your hand and the teacher will assist you.
 

1.  Which component (part) below is NOT part of the 6 basic components of a computer?

a) keyboard
b) printer
c) mouse
d) scanner
e) tower
f) speakers
g) monitor

2. What type of device is a computer monitor?

a) Input 
 b) Output 
 c) Software 
 d) Storage

3. What type of device is a computer keyboard?

 a) Input 
 b) Output 
 c) Software 
 d) Storage

4. What type of devices are computer speakers or headphones?

 a) Input 
 b) Output 
 c) Software 
 d) Storage

5. A computer tower is NOT:

 a) A CPU 
 b) Hardware 
 c) the "Heart" of the computer 
 d) A peripheral

6. Of the 4 words listed below, which one does NOT belong?

 a) Applications 
 b) Peripherals 
 c) Programs 
 d) Software

7. What type of device is a computer printer?

 a) Input 
 b) Output 
 c) Software 
 d) Storage

8. What type of devices are 3 1/2 inch floppy drive and thumb drives?

 a) Input 
 b) Output 
 c) Software 
 d) Storage

9. What type of device is a computer mouse?

 a) Input 
 b) Output 
 c) Software 
 d) Storage

10. What type of devices are CDs or DVDs?

 a) Input 
 b) Output 
 c) Software 
 d) Storage

11. What type of device is a digital camera?

 a) Input 
 b) Output 
 c) Software 
 d) Storage

12. Any component of the computer you can see and touch:

a) Software 
b) Peripheral 
c) Hardware 
d) CPU

13. Devices that enter information and let's you communicate with the computer:

a) Software 
b) Output devices 
c) Hardware 
d) Input devices

14. An electronic device, operating under the control of information, that can accept data, process the data, produce output and store the results for future use:

a) Input 
b) Computer 
c) Software 
d) Hardware

15. Data or information used to run the computer:

a) Peripheral 
b) Hardware 
c) Software 
d) CPU

16. Located in the tower, it communicates with other devices to perform tasks. It's the "heart" of the computer.

a) CPU 
b) Peripherals 
c) Programs 
d) Software

17. Any hardware attached to the tower:

a) CPU 
b) Software 
c) Peripherals 
d) Storage

18. Devices that lets the computer communicate with you:

a) Input 
b) Output 
c) Software 
d) Storage

19. Devices that store information, and the computer uses the information to perform tasks:

a) Input 
b) Output 
c) Software 
d) Storage

20.  Which letters below are the home row keys for the right hand?

a) h j k l ;
b) j k l ;
c) a s d f g
d) a s d f 

21.  Which letters below are the home row keys for the left hand?

a) h j k l ;
b) j k l ;
c) a s d f g
d) a s d f 

Punctuation Spacing Rules

22. How many spaces after a comma?

a) two
b) one
c) zero

23. How many spaces after a semi-colon?

a) two
b) one
c) zero

24. How many spaces before or after a hyphen?

a) two
b) one
c) zero

25. How many spaces after a colon?

a) two
b) one
c) zero

26. How many spaces after the punctuation at the end of a sentence?

a) two
b) one
c) zero

27. How many spaces after a period used with initials or titles?

a) two
b) one
c) zero
 

28. How many spaces before an open parenthesis?

a) two
b) one
c) zero
 

29. How many spaces after a closed parenthesis?

a) two
b) one
c) zero

30. How many spaces between the number and the number sign? 

a) two
b) one
c) zero

31. How many spaces before and after the ampersand?

a) two
b) one
c) zero

32. How many spaces between the dollar sign and the number?

a) two
b) one
c) zero

33. How many spaces before and after the at sign?

a) two
b) one
c) zero

34. How many spaces between the number and the percent sign?

a) two
b) one
c) zero

35. How many spaces before and after the forward slash?

a) two
b) one
c) zero