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Computer Terms Test

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

  
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1.  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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2.  Approximately 1 trillion bytes.
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3.  Short for Picture Element; a single point on a graphic image.
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4.  The fastest type of computer.
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5.  An organized list of instructions that, when executed, causes the computer to behave in a predetermined manner.
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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 small picture that represents an object or program.
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8.  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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9.  A microprocessor.
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10.  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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11.  Anything that comes out of a computer.
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12.  Refers to the sharpness and clarity of an image.
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13.  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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14.  Abbreviation for binary term, a unit of storage capable of holding a single character.
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15.  A collection of facts and data about a specific subject.
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16.  A very large and expensive computer capable of supporting thousands of users at the same time.
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17.  An acronym, or single letter abbreviation, for Read-Only Memory, computer memory on which data has been prerecorded.
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18.  A computer or device on a network that manages network resources.
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19.  An executed program that loads the first piece of software and starts a computer.
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