Computer Quiz for Kids

Computer Quiz Questions

  1. What does the abbreviation WWW stand for?
  2. What is the name of the smallest unit of an image on a computer? It's tiny area of illumination on a computer’s monitor.
  3. You push it along your desktop to make a cursor move on your screen - what is it?
  4. What is the name given to unwanted, or junk, email?
  5. What is the name of the online encyclopedia founded by Larry Sanger and Jimmy Wales?
  6. Mark Zuckerberg is famous for launching which website?
  7. Which search engine is the most used?
  8. What word is the title of a 2013 film but also refers to a computer that does not respond to any keys or user input?
  9. What does CPU stand for?
  10. What sort of 'creepy-crawly' word describes defects in a computer system?
  11. Adobe Acrobat Reader is software that allows you to view what sort of document?
  12. What 'yummy' name is given to a piece of code stored on your computer that keep track of your visits and preferences?
  13. What name is given to a collection of data that is organized in a way that makes it easy for someone to access?
  14. Which word is used to describe all of the physical components that make up a computer, for example, keyboards and printers? Is it hardware or software?
  15. Inkjet and laser are types of what?
  16. What name is given to the software designed to detect, prevent, and remove viruses from a computer?
  17. What sort of name is used to identify a website - they often end with .com?
  18. What are the small images that can be inserted into text? For example, a heart, or a smiling face.
  19. What do the first six letter keys in the top-left part of the keyboard spell out?
  20. What sort of 'wall' is a security program that protects a computer from outside interference or access via the Internet?


  1. World Wide Web
  2. Pixel
  3. A mouse
  4. Spam
  5. Wikipedia
  6. Facebook
  7. Google
  8. Frozen
  9. Central Processing Unit
  10. A bug
  11. PDF document
  12. Cookie
  13. Database
  14. Hardware (software is the programs and different sets of instructions given to a computer to follow.)
  15. Printer
  16. Antivirus
  17. Domain names
  18. Emoji
  19. Q-W-E-R-T-Y
  20. A firewall