Intro IT Vocabulary Practice Test

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  • 1. 
    ISP (Internet Service Provider)
    • A. 

      Connects your computer to your ISP or online service over a regular telephone line.

    • B. 

      Allows your computer to be permanently connected to the Internet using telephone lines with faster service.

    • C. 

      A company or organization that provides access to the Internet through its servers, usually for a fee.

    • D. 

      Allows people to interact with a computer and computer-controlled devices.

  • 2. 
    HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)
    • A. 

      Coding used for internet language.

    • B. 

      A window you can open to adjust various aspects of your computer, such as the volume, fonts, desktop background, mouse speed, and clock.

    • C. 

      A key used to access commands through the keyboard rather than the menus.

    • D. 

      To save a file onto your computer from another source, like the Internet.

  • 3. 
    HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
    • A. 

      The page on the Internet, which most often gives users access to the rest of the Web site.

    • B. 

      The name given to any computer directly connected to the Internet.

    • C. 

      A system that allows people to send e-mail to one address, which is then copied and sent to all of the other subscribers to the mail list.

    • D. 

      Uploading, downloading, and transferring of information

  • 4. 
    Browser
    • A. 

      A horizontal strip at the top of a window that shows the menus available in a program.

    • B. 

      The software application that allows you to view Internet pages.

    • C. 

      The unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work.

    • D. 

      Monitor output that closely resembles the printed output.

  • 5. 
    URL (Universal Resource Locator)
    • A. 

      With regard to memory, virtual refers to temporarily storing information on the hard drive.

    • B. 

      Address locator at the top of any web page

    • C. 

      The software used to produce documents, such as letters, posters, reports, and syllabi.

    • D. 

      A computer or software package that provides a specific service to client software running on other computers.

  • 6. 
    Alpha numeric keys
    • A. 

      Key strokes that enact the same commands available in the menus of a program.

    • B. 

      Readable and writeable memory that acts as a storage area while the computer is on, and is erased every time the computer is turned off.

    • C. 

      Readable memory that cannot be corrupted by accidental erasure.

    • D. 

      All keys in the keyboard including home row.

  • 7. 
    Numeric key pad
    • A. 

      Any of a number of giant databases on the Internet, which store data on Web sites and their corresponding URLs.

    • B. 

      A small piece of software that adds features to already existing, usually large, programs.

    • C. 

      Key pad to the right of keyboard contains only numbers.

    • D. 

      Symbols or illustrations on the desktop or computer screen that indicate program files, documents, or other functions.

  • 8. 
    Function keys
    • A. 

      An efficient method for storing graphic files for transmission across phone lines.

    • B. 

      Keys at the top of the keyboard F1-F12.

    • C. 

      The time required for a device to respond, especially the time required for a disk drive platter to rotate to a specific position.

    • D. 

      An internal department within an organization that provides technical assistance to the user community

  • 9. 
    Arrow keys
    • A. 

      An input device in the form of a stick that can be tilted, rotated, or twisted by the hand.

    • B. 

      Keys in the middle of keyboard moves tab key up, down, left, right

    • C. 

      A software construct that selectively allows processing or passage of only certain information items presented to it.

    • D. 

      An area of memory, disk space, etc., separated from a larger block by repeated allocation and deallocation

  • 10. 
    Escape key
    • A. 

      An error in the design or coding of a program

    • B. 

      Incorporating two largely independent microprocessors in a single chip package.

    • C. 

      Allows you to escape from a program.

    • D. 

      An image represented as a regular rectangular array of pixel.

  • 11. 
    Tab
    • A. 

      In a Word document this allows you to indent or skip to next tab

    • B. 

      A temporary storage area in memory

    • C. 

      Automatic playing of a multimedia content when a CD or other removable storage device is inserted into a computer.

    • D. 

      An area at the back of the computer that groups connectors connected to the motherboard.

  • 12. 
    Cap locks
    • A. 

      Windows function; two rapid CLICKS in succession, treated as a single event by the operating system.

    • B. 

      All letters will be Capitalized

    • C. 

      Not losing information when power is interrupted.

    • D. 

      This appears when the alternate pointer button is pressed and is specific to the window in which the pointer cursor is position; POP-UP menu.

  • 13. 
    Shift
    • A. 

      Data transfer that continues beyond the boundary of a buffer.

    • B. 

      A disk file that provides non-volatile storage of virtual pages swapped out from main memory, in a virtual-memory system.

    • C. 

      A simple electronic connector consisting of a thin, stiff, bare wire intended to fit into a corresponding socket.

    • D. 

      Holding the shift key will allow you to capitalize one letter at a time

  • 14. 
    Control
    • A. 

      A function key that is a quick key for quick functions.

    • B. 

      GUI to specify or indicate by placing the cursor over: - and click.

    • C. 

      Tthis appears when a user input triggers its appearance.

    • D. 

      An internal system check that is carried out by a PC immediately after the power is turned on.

  • 15. 
    Alt key
    • A. 

      A wire or other conductor within a computer that supplies substantial operating power to certain computer components.

    • B. 

      Used in conjunction with another key to perform a specific function or get a special character

    • C. 

      To change the size of a picture or other graphic without changing any other characteristics.

    • D. 

      A program that displays a continuously changing image on the monitor of a computer that is not in use, in order to avoid damaging the monitor resulting from display of a single static image over a long period.

  • 16. 
    Space bar
    • A. 

      A software construct that stores information temporarily with automatic allocation of space, usually in last-in first-out order.

    • B. 

      A disk file used to hold programs or processes temporarily removed from main memory by a swap operation.

    • C. 

      Used to create space between characters.

    • D. 

      A cable having a flat, thin cross-section.

  • 17. 
    Enter/Return
    • A. 

      Not changing or requiring regular refreshing; NON-VOLATILE.

    • B. 

      A company that sells hardware or software products.

    • C. 

      Moves the curser down to create a new line when typing.

    • D. 

      Someone who drives from place to place looking for unsecured wireless hot spots with the intent of using the hot spots illegitimately.