Computer Terms

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A computer terms quiz for an introductory computer class


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ability to use digital technology, communication tools or networks to locate, evaluate and use and create information. 
    • A. 

      Digital Literacy

    • B. 

      Information and Comunication technology

    • C. 

      Tech ability

    • D. 

      Business skill

  • 2. 
    Computer hardware does not include:
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Application software

    • E. 

      Keyboard

  • 3. 
    Computer instructions or data (or anything that can be stored electronically) is
  • 4. 
    RAM is
    • A. 

      Read aloud memory

    • B. 

      Random access memory

    • C. 

      A hooved animal found in mountainous terrain

    • D. 

      Real animated memory

  • 5. 
    A networking framework in which computers communicate with each other is  _____
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      Infrastructure

    • C. 

      USB connection

    • D. 

      Sound card

  • 6. 
    A group of two or more computers linked together to share applications and information is a ________
  • 7. 
    In a Local Area Network (LAN), the computers are typically _____
    • A. 

      Spread across a large area

    • B. 

      Located in close proximity to each other

    • C. 

      Not linked together

    • D. 

      Connected to the motherboard

  • 8. 
    The __________ is a global network connecting millions of computers.
  • 9. 
    A network belonging to an organization accessible only by the organization's members or employees.
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      MAN

    • C. 

      Intranet

    • D. 

      Corporate webpage

  • 10. 
    Microsoft Vista or Mac OS are types of ____________ sytems
    • A. 

      Application

    • B. 

      Operating

    • C. 

      Read-only

    • D. 

      Firewall

    • E. 

      Network

  • 11. 
    A small piece of software that piggybacks on real programs and can reproduce and cause havoc when the real program is run.
  • 12. 
    This is a term for unhelpful software that allows companies to deliver ads to you based on your surfing habits.
    • A. 

      Trojan horse

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Open source software

    • D. 

      Spyware

    • E. 

      Graphical user interface