Computer Terms Test

19 Questions  I  By Thor1872
Students will evidence their knowledge and understanding of basic computer terms.

  
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1.  A very large and expensive computer capable of supporting thousands of users at the same time.
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2.  A collection of facts and data about a specific subject.
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3.  An executed program that loads the first piece of software and starts a computer.
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4.  The main part of a personal computer, including the chassis, microprocessor, main memory, bus and ports.  Does NOT include the keyboard or monitor or any peripheral devices.
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5.  A type of computer used for engineering applications, desktop publishing, software development and other types of applications that require a moderate amount of computing power and relatively high quality graphics capabilities.
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6.  A portable computer that is small enough to be held in one's hand.
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7.  A microprocessor.
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8.  A small piece of semi-conducting material (usually a nonmetallic chemical element in the carbon family) on which an integrated circuit is embedded.
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9.  An acronym, or single letter abbreviation, for Read-Only Memory, computer memory on which data has been prerecorded.
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10.  A small picture that represents an object or program.
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11.  Refers to the sharpness and clarity of an image.
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12.  A collection of data, information, or code that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and runs against your wishes.  It can use all of your available memory and bring your system to a halt.
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13.  Short for Picture Element; a single point on a graphic image.
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14.  A computer or device on a network that manages network resources.
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15.  An organized list of instructions that, when executed, causes the computer to behave in a predetermined manner.
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16.  The fastest type of computer.
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17.  Anything that comes out of a computer.
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18.  Abbreviation for binary term, a unit of storage capable of holding a single character.
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19.  Approximately 1 trillion bytes.
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