3rd Class Computers Introduction to Hardware and Software Hardware

Hardware

Category : 3rd Class

 

  • Hardware

 

Hardware refers to the physical components of the computer that run the software such as hard drive, motherboard, video and sound cards, monitor, printer, keyboard and mouse. It also includes removable storage devices such as a CD Rom Drive or Zip Drive. It is a physical device that you're able to touch and see. For example, the monitor of a computer is used for viewing text or the mouse is used for navigating and these are considered as computer hardware is the actual body of the computer system, comprising the system unit and all the elements that you can plug into it, such as your keyboard. Your computer's hardware determines which type of operating system you can use.

 

 

 

Given below are the statements about hardware. Select the correct statements.

  1. Hardware is a general term used for the physical artifacts of a technology.
  2. Hardware may mean the physical components of a computer system, in the form of computer hardware.
  3. Hardware historically means the metal parts and fittings that are used to make wooden products stronger, more functional, long lasting, etc.

(A) 1 and 3                                                         

(B) 2 and 3

(C) Only 3                                                           

(D) All of these

(E) None of these

 

Answer: (D)

Correct Option:

(D) All the given statements are correct about hardware. Therefore, option

(D) is correct.

Incorrect Options:

(A) Not only statements 1 and 3 are correct but 2 is also correct. Therefore, option (B) is incorrect.

(B) Not only statements 2 and 3 are correct but 1 is also correct. Therefore, option (B) is incorrect.

(C) Only statement 3 is not correct but statements 2 and 3 are also correct. Therefore, option (C) is incorrect.

(E) None of the given statements are incorrect. Therefore, option (E) is incorrect.

 

 

Fill in the blanks:

  1. Modern ____ stores typically sell equipment such as keys, locks, handles, etc., especially when they are made of metal. .
  2. ________ is a large rectangular board with integrated circuitry that connects the rest of the parts of the computer including the CPU, the RAM, the disk drives as well as any peripherals.
  3. ______ is a device to input text and characters by depressing buttons and similar to a typewriter.

 

 

 

(A) Tools, keyboard and mouse                

(B) Motherboard, CPU and keyboard

(C) Hardware, motherboard and keyboard

(D) Keyboard, CPU and hardware

(E) Hardware, keyboard and motherboard

 

Answer: (C)

Explanation

Correct Option:

(C) Options in (C) are arranged properly. Therefore, option (C) is correct. Incorrect Options:

(A) Options given in (A) are incorrect. Therefore, option (A) is incorrect.

(B) Options given in (B) are incorrect. Therefore, option (B) is incorrect.

 (D) Options given in (D) are incorrect. Therefore, option (D) is incorrect.

(E) Options given in (E) are not properly arranged. Therefore, option (E) is incorrect.

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