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Computer Applications- Test 1

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Computer Applications- Test 1

8th Grade Comp. Apps. Terminology Set #1 and Parts of the Computer

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The application of scientific discoveries to the development and improvement of goods and services that ideally improve the life of humans and their environment. Such goods and services include materials, machinery, and processes that improve production or solve problems. In schools, technology ranges from pencils, books, and furniture to lighting, transportation, computers, and more. Most common references in schools imply computing or computer-related programs.
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      Motherboard

  • 2. 
    A window you can open to adjust various aspects of your computer, such as the volume, fonts, desktop background, mouse speed, and clock.
    • A. 

      Desktop

    • B. 

      Wallpaper

    • C. 

      Control panel

  • 3. 
    A device for storing information in a fixed location within your computer. The equivalent of a filing cabinet in an office, the hard drive is used for storing programs and documents that are not being used.
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      CD drive

    • C. 

      Modem

  • 4. 
    Tthe hardware that most people consider the "brain" of the computer. It takes instructions from software, makes calculations, and helps run the show!
    • A. 

      PC

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      FAQ

  • 5. 
    A key on Mac keyboards only that is used to access commands through the keyboard rather than the menus.
    • A. 

      Command

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Shortcut

  • 6. 
    A tiny picture on the screen that represents a program, file or folder.
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Menu

    • C. 

      Icon

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Modem

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      External modem

    • B. 

      Speakers

    • C. 

      Cd drive

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      Sound card

    • C. 

      Memory

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Floppy disk

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Power supply

    • C. 

      Cd drive

  • 12. 
    (red and white)
    • A. 

      Video

    • B. 

      Audio

    • C. 

      Internet

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Wireless router

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Speakers

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Video card

    • B. 

      Cd drive

    • C. 

      Hard drive

  • 15. 
    (pink jack)
    • A. 

      Microphone

    • B. 

      Speakers

    • C. 

      Line in

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Usb plug

    • B. 

      Coxial cable

    • C. 

      Mouse

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Floppy drive

    • B. 

      Flash drive

    • C. 

      Cd drive

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