Tsip Standard B (Technology Vocab) Quiz

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Tsip Standard B (Technology Vocab) Quiz - Quiz

As part of your Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel requirements, please complete the technology vocabulary quiz. Begin the quiz by clicking on the start button; there are 15 questions relating to technology hardware, software, tools, and applications. A certificate will be printed with your score once the quiz is completed. Please let your ITRT verify your score before this part of the requirement is complete.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The physical components of the computer system.

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Input device

    • C.

      Software

    • D.

      Output device

    Correct Answer
    A. Hardware
    Explanation
    Hardware refers to the physical components of a computer system, such as the motherboard, CPU, memory, hard drive, and peripherals like keyboards and mice. It is the tangible, visible part of the computer system that allows users to interact with it. Input devices, such as keyboards and mice, are used to input data into the computer, while output devices, such as monitors and printers, display or produce the results of the computer's processing. Software, on the other hand, refers to the programs and instructions that enable the computer to perform specific tasks.

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  • 2. 

    The "brains" of the computer executes the commands of the software installed on the device.

    • A.

      Desktop computer

    • B.

      Software

    • C.

      Browser

    • D.

      CPU

    Correct Answer
    D. CPU
    Explanation
    The CPU, or Central Processing Unit, is often referred to as the "brains" of the computer because it is responsible for executing the commands of the software installed on the device. It performs all the necessary calculations and processes the data to carry out the instructions provided by the software. Without the CPU, the computer would not be able to run any programs or perform any tasks.

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  • 3. 

    A keyboard is what type of computer device?

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    • C.

      Both input and output

    • D.

      Neither input or output

    Correct Answer
    A. Input
    Explanation
    A keyboard is considered an input device because it allows the user to input data and commands into the computer. The user can type text, numbers, and special characters using the keyboard, which are then processed and interpreted by the computer. The keyboard does not provide any output or display information, making it solely an input device.

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  • 4. 

    Programs or instructions that are installed onto a device that give instructions on what to do.

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    • C.

      Coding

    • D.

      Output device

    Correct Answer
    B. Software
    Explanation
    Software refers to programs or instructions that are installed onto a device and provide instructions on what to do. It is a collection of data or computer instructions that tell the hardware how to perform specific tasks. Unlike hardware, which includes physical components of a device, software is intangible and can be installed, updated, or deleted as needed. Examples of software include operating systems, applications, and games.

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  • 5. 

    A device that shows or displays information coming out of or from the computer

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Software

    • C.

      Input device

    • D.

      Output device

    Correct Answer
    D. Output device
    Explanation
    An output device is a device that displays or shows information that is coming out of or from the computer. It is responsible for presenting the processed data or results to the user in a readable or understandable format. Examples of output devices include monitors, printers, speakers, and projectors. These devices allow users to visually or audibly perceive the output generated by the computer system.

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  • 6. 

    Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Explorer

    • A.

      Operating system software

    • B.

      Hardware

    • C.

      Browser

    • D.

      Search engine

    Correct Answer
    C. Browser
    Explanation
    The given options, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Explorer, are all examples of browsers. A browser is a software application that allows users to access and navigate the internet. It is different from an operating system software, which manages computer hardware and software resources. It is also different from hardware, which refers to the physical components of a computer system. Lastly, a browser is not a search engine, although search engines can be accessed through a browser.

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  • 7. 

    Speakers

    • A.

      Input device

    • B.

      Output device

    • C.

      Both input and output

    • D.

      Neither input or output

    Correct Answer
    B. Output device
    Explanation
    The term "speakers" refers to a device that is used to produce sound or audio output. In this context, speakers are considered an output device because they receive electrical signals from a computer or audio source and convert them into audible sound for the user to hear. Therefore, the correct answer is "output device."

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  • 8. 

    A place to connect input and output devices.

    • A.

      Network

    • B.

      Plug in

    • C.

      Server

    • D.

      USB port

    Correct Answer
    D. USB port
    Explanation
    A USB port is a place where you can connect input and output devices. It allows you to plug in various devices such as keyboards, mice, printers, and external storage devices. This port acts as a bridge between the device and the computer, enabling the transfer of data and facilitating communication between the two.

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  • 9. 

    With Quadrant D tech tools, students do the thinking and teachers do the working.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer, False, is that with Quadrant D tech tools, the opposite is true. These tools are designed to empower students to take ownership of their learning and engage in critical thinking, while teachers take on the role of facilitators and guides. The tools provide opportunities for students to explore, collaborate, and problem-solve independently, allowing teachers to support and assist as needed. This approach promotes student-centered learning and shifts the focus from teachers doing the work to students actively engaging in the learning process.

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  • 10. 

    The hardware device that feeds data or information into a computer.

    • A.

      Plug and play device

    • B.

      Input device

    • C.

      Output device

    • D.

      Software

    Correct Answer
    B. Input device
    Explanation
    An input device is a hardware device that allows users to feed data or information into a computer. This can include devices such as keyboards, mice, scanners, and microphones. These devices enable users to interact with the computer and input commands or data, which the computer then processes and responds to accordingly.

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  • 11. 

    Software that provides users access to the Internet

    • A.

      Application

    • B.

      Internet

    • C.

      Browser

    • D.

      Operating system software

    Correct Answer
    C. Browser
    Explanation
    A browser is a software application that allows users to access the internet. It is a program that retrieves and displays web pages, allowing users to navigate through websites, view multimedia content, and interact with online services. Browsers provide a graphical user interface for users to interact with the internet, making it easier to browse websites, search for information, and communicate online. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is a browser.

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  • 12. 

    What is this button?

    • A.

      This is the universal "sharing and caring" button.

    • B.

      Teachers use this button to comment on student work.

    • C.

      This button is used to allow others to recommend your content.

    • D.

      Click this button to collaborate with someone on your work.

    Correct Answer
    D. Click this button to collaborate with someone on your work.
    Explanation
    This button is used for collaboration purposes, allowing users to work together on a project or document. It enables users to invite others to contribute, share ideas, and make edits or suggestions to the work. By clicking this button, users can engage in a collaborative process, enhancing teamwork and productivity.

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  • 13. 

    What is this button?

    • A.

      Click this button to calculate math formulas in Excel and Sheets

    • B.

      Click this button to add base ten blocks on the interactive whiteboard

    • C.

      Click this button to access Google apps

    • D.

      Click this button to add or edit folders

    Correct Answer
    C. Click this button to access Google apps
    Explanation
    This button allows the user to access Google apps.

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  • 14. 

    Where can you find this?

    • A.

      This is the menu to create Google Forms.

    • B.

      This is the menu in Google Sheets.

    • C.

      This is the menu for creating assignments in Google Classroom.

    • D.

      This is the main menu in Google Drive.

    Correct Answer
    D. This is the main menu in Google Drive.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "This is the main menu in Google Drive." This is because the question asks where you can find the given menu, and out of the provided options, Google Drive is the only platform that has a main menu. Google Forms, Google Sheets, and Google Classroom have their own menus for specific purposes, but the main menu where you can access various features and functions is found in Google Drive.

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  • 15. 

    What are these?

    • A.

      These are library options on the computer drive.

    • B.

      This is the list view on the computer's desktop.

    • C.

      These are organized folders in a Google Drive.

    • D.

      These are inbox categories in an email account.

    Correct Answer
    C. These are organized folders in a Google Drive.
    Explanation
    The given options describe different features or elements related to various computer applications. The correct answer states that "These are organized folders in a Google Drive." This suggests that the options are referring to a set of folders within the Google Drive platform that are arranged in an organized manner.

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