Intro It Vocabulary Practice Test 2

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  • 1. 
    Computer
    • A. 

      Coding used for internet language.

    • B. 

      A high-speed line or series of connections that forms a major pathway within a network.

    • C. 

      An electronic device that receives data (input), processes data, stores data, and produces a result (output).

    • D. 

      Pertaining to or dealing with morals or the principles of morality; pertaining to right and wrong in conduct.

  • 2. 
    Hardware
    • A. 

      The actual machine—wires, transistors, and circuits

    • B. 

      Pertaining to principles of rules, right and wrong

    • C. 

      The maximum amount of data that can travel a communications path in a given time, usually measured in seconds.

    • D. 

      Address locator at the top of any web page.

  • 3. 
    Software
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Consists of instructions or programs for controlling the computer.

    • D. 

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

  • 4. 
    Data
    • A. 

      A system that lets people read each other's messages and post new ones.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      The software application that allows you to view Internet pages.

    • D. 

      Is text, numbers, sound, images, or video.

  • 5. 
    Information
    • A. 

      The computer receives data through an input device, processes the data, stores the data on a storage device, and produces output

    • B. 

      Is a unit of measurement of information storage.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

  • 6. 
    Notebook Computers
    • A. 

      Used in various online communications, such as e-mail messages or postings to newsgroups or BBSs. It is a communication that finishes the message.

    • B. 

      (Also called laptop computers) are small personal computers that contain the monitor with a built-in keyboard.

    • C. 

      The unique address name for an Internet site.

    • D. 

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

  • 7. 
    Server
    • A. 

      A common method of networking computers in a Local Area Network (LAN)

    • B. 

      A computer network limited to the immediate area, usually the same building.

    • C. 

      Generally is used by small to medium-size companies and can support a few users or hundreds of users. Most are referred to as network servers or application servers.

    • D. 

      A software program that performs repetitive functions, such as indexing information on the Internet.

  • 8. 
    Mobile Devices
    • A. 

      Protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network

    • B. 

      An integrated collection of security measures designed to prevent unauthorized electronic access to a networked computer system.

    • C. 

      Generally can fit into the palm of your hand

    • D. 

      A measurement of how fast data is transmitted. It is usually used to describe modem speeds or the speed of a digital connection.

  • 9. 
    Tablet PC
    • A. 

      Is a personal computer similar in size and thickness to a notepad

    • B. 

      A device for storing information in a fixed location within your computer.

    • C. 

      The page on the Internet, which most often gives users access to the rest of the Web site. A site is a collection of pages.

    • D. 

      The name given to any computer directly connected to the Internet. Host computers are usually associated with running computer networks, online services, or bulletin

  • 10. 
    Supercomputer
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      Is the fastest type of computer

    • C. 

      Used in various online communications such as e-mail messages or postings to newsgroups or BBSs, it is a communication that indicates the author has something else to say.

    • D. 

      A computer's main circuit board, containing the CPU (Central Processing Unit), microprocessor support chips, RAM (Random Access Memory), and expansion (bus)

  • 11. 
    Embedded Computers
    • A. 

      Perform specific tasks and can be found in a range of devices

    • B. 

      Protocol/Internet Protocol) application that sends a message to another computer, waits for a reply, and displays the time the transmission took.

    • C. 

      When you download a web page it is temporarily stored on your computer. The next time you want that page, instead of requesting the file from the web server, your web browser just accesses it from this, so the page loads quickly.

    • D. 

      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

  • 12. 
    Motherboard
    • A. 

      Files that are compressed and must be "unzipped" to be read. Zipped files download faster because they are smaller than an uncompressed equivalent.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      A circuit board that contains many integral components.

    • D. 

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

  • 13. 
    Circuit Board
    • A. 

      A thin plate or board that contains electronic components.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      An interface program that enables an Internet server to run external programs to perform a specific function.

    • D. 

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

  • 14. 
    Central Processing Unit (CPU)
    • A. 

      An electronic space, typically a website or a section of an online service, where people can go to communicate on line in real time.

    • B. 

      A list of options that shows when you select a menu at the top of a window. For example, the File menu in most programs reveals commands such as open, new, and saves.

    • C. 

      Also called the microprocessor or central processor, is the brains of the computer.

    • D. 

      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. This memory stores data and helps execute programs while in use.

  • 15. 
    Dual-core Processor
    • A. 

      An image that has instructions embedded in it so that clicking on it initiates some kind of action or result.

    • B. 

      Readable memory that cannot be corrupted by accidental erasure. ROM retains its data when the computer is turned off.

    • C. 

      Any of a number of giant databases on the Internet, which store data on Web sites and their corresponding URLs. Some popular search engines are Metacrawler, Alta Vista, and Excite.

    • D. 

      Is a single chip that contains two separate processors

  • 16. 
    Multicore Processor
    • A. 

      This is text without extraneous codes that designate font size, font style, et cetera.

    • B. 

      Is an expansion that provides for more than two separate processors

    • C. 

      A company that sells hardware or software products

    • D. 

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

  • 17. 
    Arithetic/Logic Unit (ALU)
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      A device for storing information in a fixed location within your computer.

    • C. 

      An integrated collection of security measures designed to prevent unauthorized electronic access to a networked computer system

    • D. 

      Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations

  • 18. 
    Control Unit
    • A. 

      Protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network

    • B. 

      Is the boss, so to speak, and coordinates all of the processor’s activities.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      A computer network limited to the immediate area, usually the same building.

  • 19. 
    Binary
    • A. 

      Protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network

    • B. 

      It understands only machine language, which is all 1s and 0s. This is where the control unit takes over.

    • C. 

      An integrated collection of security measures designed to prevent unauthorized electronic access to a networked computer system.

    • 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.

  • 20. 
    Bit
    • A. 

      A device for storing information in a fixed location within your computer. The equivalent of a filing cabinet in an office, the hard drive is used for storing programs and documents that are not being used.

    • B. 

      A single zero or a single one

    • C. 

      Data transfer that continues beyond the boundary of a buffer

    • D. 

      The page on the Internet, which most often gives users access to the rest of the Web site. A site is a collection of pages.

  • 21. 
    Byte
    • A. 

      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.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Is a single character

    • D. 

      Not losing information when power is interrupted.