Computer Hardware and Software Components Quiz

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What is the main function of the central processing unit (CPU) in a computer?

Performing calculations and executing instructions

Which hardware component of a computer is often referred to as the 'brain' of the system?

Central processing unit (CPU)

What are the software components of a computer?

Operating system and applications

The CPU is the hardware component responsible for executing instructions and performing calculations in a computer.

True

A computer does not require a set of instructions called programs to perform tasks and process data.

False

The storage devices in a computer are considered software components.

False

A computer is a programmable electronic device that can perform various tasks and processes data according to a set of instructions called ______.

programs

The CPU, often referred to as the ______ of the computer, executes instructions and performs calculations.

brain

It is composed of hardware components such as the central processing unit (CPU), memory, storage devices, input/output devices, and software components including the operating system and ______.

applications

Test your knowledge of computer hardware and software components, including the CPU, memory, storage devices, input/output devices, operating system, and applications. Learn about the fundamental elements that make up a computer and how they work together to process data and execute instructions.

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