Computer And Media Studies Quiz 2 - \'10-\'11

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Computer Quizzes & Trivia

This is the second quiz for Computer and Media Studies. It covers the several definitions and the L3 Memory Lecture.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    RAM is like ____________ while ROM is like _________________.
    • A. 

      Short term memory; long term memory

    • B. 

      Fading memory; long term memory

    • C. 

      BIOS; Hardware

    • D. 

      Long term memory; short term memory

  • 2. 
    ROM stands for Read Only Memory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    RAM is...
    • A. 

      The place in a computer where the operating system, application, and data in current use are kept.

    • B. 

      The way computers store infrequently changing information like saved files and programs that are not in current use.

    • C. 

      Software that identifies, tests, and operates system devices and other hardware.

    • D. 

      It allows the user to operate a computer with images rather than text commands.

  • 4. 
    ROM is...
    • A. 

      The way computers store infrequently changing information like saved files and programs that are not in current use.

    • B. 

      The place in a computer where the operating system, application, and data in current use are kept.

    • C. 

      The software between BIOS and applications. It is responsible for the management and coordination of programs.

    • D. 

      Software that identifies, tests, and operates system devices and other hardware.

  • 5. 
    What is an icon?
    • A. 

      A graphic representations of a file, folder, application or device.

    • B. 

      A program designed to fulfill a particular purpose (like iMovie, Firefox or Garage Band).

    • C. 

      The physical components of a computer (like the keyboard, monitor and hard drive).

    • D. 

      The programs and other operating information used by a computer (like OS X, Firefox or Mavis Beacon).

  • 6. 
    What is an application?
    • A. 

      A graphic representations of a file, folder, application or device.

    • B. 

      A program designed to fulfill a particular purpose (like iMovie, Firefox or Garage Band).

    • C. 

      The physical components of a computer (like the keyboard, monitor and hard drive).

    • D. 

      The programs and other operating information used by a computer (like OS X, Firefox or Mavis Beacon).

  • 7. 
    What is hardware?
    • A. 

      A graphic representations of a file, folder, application or device.

    • B. 

      A program designed to fulfill a particular purpose (like iMovie, Firefox or Garage Band).

    • C. 

      The physical components of a computer (like the keyboard, monitor and hard drive).

    • D. 

      The programs and other operating information used by a computer (like OS X, Firefox or Mavis Beacon).

  • 8. 
    What is software?
    • A. 

      A graphic representations of a file, folder, application or device.

    • B. 

      A program designed to fulfill a particular purpose (like iMovie, Firefox or Garage Band).

    • C. 

      The physical components of a computer (like the keyboard, monitor and hard drive).

    • D. 

      The programs and other operating information used by a computer (like OS X, Firefox or Mavis Beacon).