8th Grade Vocabulary Quiz

31 Questions | Total Attempts: 228

8th Grade Vocabulary Quizzes & Trivia

8th Grade

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is used to refer to a new way of utilizing the Web technology to facilitate creativity, collaboration and inter-user cooperation.  This new world arose as Web-based communities and services such as blogs, wikis, social-networking sites, and user-created video sharing.  The term developed to suggest improvement over the “old” version of the flat, non-interactive Web, which primarily comprised of users visiting read-only Web sites.
  • 2. 
    Web site with journal-style entries listed in reverse chronological order.  A typical blog combines text, images and links to other blogs, Web pages, and other media related to its topic. 
  • 3. 
    Software that permits users to create, edit, and link Web pages easily.  Often used to form collaborative Web sites and to power community Web sites.  Wikipedia is perhaps the best-known wiki and in an arena for users to define topics. 
  • 4. 
    Is built upon social networks that are set up for people who share interests, activities, or are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others while online. 
  • 5. 
    The process of creating labels for online content. 
  • 6. 
    A term that describes the function of Web sites that facilitate tagging.  Is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. 
  • 7. 
    A family of Web feeds formats used to publish frequently updated content such as blog entries, news headlines, or podcasts. 
  • 8. 
     A collection of digital media files distributed over the Internet using syndication feed for playback on media players or personal computers. 
  • 9. 
    A computer-based, simulated environment intended for its users to inhabit and interact via “avatar” identities.  This habitation is represented in the form of two or three-dimensional graphics. 
  • 10. 
    The software you need to look at World Wide Web pages on the Internet.
  • 11. 
    Electronic mail, or notes sent over the Internet from one user to another using a modem
  • 12. 
    A world-wide network of networks connected through cables, phone lines, satellites, and wireless machines.  Always has a capital “I”. 
  • 13. 
    Highlighted text in an Internet document that connects to another document. 
  • 14. 
    Several computers connected together so they can share information and programs.  The Internet is the world’s largest network.
  • 15. 
    Where you are when your computer is connected to the Internet
  • 16. 
    Universal Resource Locator, or the address you type in to get to a World Wide Web site.
  • 17. 
    A computer and software that manage the flow of information on a computer network. 
  • 18. 
    He programs that tell your computer how to carry out your commands. 
  • 19. 
    Short for megabyte, a unit of memory or storage capacity.
  • 20. 
    Where a computer’s information lives.  Many complicated circuits etched onto a small piece of silicon. 
  • 21. 
    A special kind of telephone hookup that lets one computer talk to another computer. 
  • 22. 
    When a child pre teen or teen is tormented or threatened online.
  • 23. 
    An adult Interent user who exploits vulnerable children or teen usually for sexual or other abusive purposes.
  • 24. 
    When people take and send sexually revealing pictures of themselves or send sexually explicit messages via text message.
  • 25. 
    A form of fraud or cheating of another peron's identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person's identity.
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