6th Grade Technology Terms - 2nd Trimester

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

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6th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of common technology terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The arrangement of text or graphics relative to a margin. 
  • 2. 
    A program in which you do your work
  • 3. 
    Electronic illustrations that can be inserted into a document.
  • 4. 
    The act of giving an instruction to your Mac
  • 5. 
    Duplicating a section of a document (or graphic) and placing it in a buffer (clipboard) until it is pasted somewhere else.
  • 6. 
    A graphical user interface used as a storage place for any program or file in the operating system.
  • 7. 
    A command that forces the computer to quit whatever program or operations it is running.
  • 8. 
    The overall organization and look of a document, graphic image, or any type of production. Elements such as font; bold, italic, and underlined text; spacing; and borders are all part of it.
  • 9. 
    The condition of a computer when the computer does not respond to commands; one kind of crash
  • 10. 
    A computer storage device that is permanently placed inside a computer.
  • 11. 
    To select by clicking once on an icon or by highlighting text in a document.
  • 12. 
    A peripheral (external) device that is connected to a computer and used to transfer information into the computer. 
  • 13. 
    In word processing, the short flashing marker which indicates where your next character or graphic will begin or be placed.
  • 14. 
    Using a special combination of keys in place of using the mouse.
  • 15. 
    In printing from a computer, to print sideways on the page.
  • 16. 
    A way of specifying vertical space between lines on a document; i.e. single spacing, double spacing, or 1.5 line spacing.
  • 17. 
    To exit a personal computer system, end a session for a defined user on a shared computer, or exit a network.
  • 18. 
    The temporary holding area where data is stored while it is being used or changed; the amount of RAM a computer has installed.
  • 19. 
    The line of options across the top of a window that displays the names of available menus, such as File, Edit, and View.
  • 20. 
    The TV-like screen that lets you see your computer output.
  • 21. 
    The peripheral through which information from a computer is communicated to the outside world. The peripheral through which information from a computer is communicated to the outside world.   
  • 22. 
    A range of graphically displayed choices, such as colors or collections of tools, that can be selected in an application.
  • 23. 
    To insert text, or other material, from the clipboard or copy buffer.
  • 24. 
    What a computer does to the information you give it.
  • 25. 
    A document that helps to organize data in rows and columns of cells. Each cell can contain words, a number or a formula.