Tech 1 Terms Test Mid Term

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Tech 1 Terms Test Mid Term

Test your knowledge of common technology terms.


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  • 1. 
    A navigation system that uses a special language called hypertext to connect millions of Web pages stored on servers around the world. 
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      World Wide Web

    • C. 

      Web browser

  • 2. 
    The global address of documents and other resources on the World Wide Web
    • A. 

      Uniform Resource Locator

    • B. 

      The Internet

    • C. 

      WWW

    • D. 

      Web Page

  • 3. 
    A strip at the top of a desktop or program window that displays the file name, close, hide, and restore icon.
    • A. 

      Tool Bar

    • B. 

      Window

    • C. 

      File Bar

    • D. 

      Title Bar

  • 4. 
    A computer that stores Files for access by other computers.
    • A. 

      Client

    • B. 

      Server

    • C. 

      Network

  • 5. 
    To move smoothly vertically through and horizontally across document pages. 
    • A. 

      Scroll bar

    • B. 

      Navigation bar

    • C. 

      Scroll

    • D. 

      Horizontal

  • 6. 
    The temporary holding area where data is stored while it is being used or changed.
    • A. 

      Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      Read Only Memory

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

  • 7. 
    The software that runs and controls a computer’s components and runs the program software.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      URL

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 8. 
    In printing from a computer, to print sideways on the page
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Portrait

  • 9. 
    A peripheral (external) device that is connected to a computer and used to transfer information into the computer. 
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Input device

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Output device

  • 10. 
    To select by clicking once on an icon.
    • A. 

      Click

    • B. 

      Select

    • C. 

      Highlight

  • 11. 
    A unit of storage measurement equivalent to 1024 megabytes
    • A. 

      Gigabyte

    • B. 

      Megabyte

    • C. 

      Kilobyte

    • D. 

      Dog bite

  • 12. 
    A protocol for fast communication and file transfer across a network
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      Email

    • C. 

      Ethernet

    • D. 

      Speech

  • 13. 
    A readable file you create
    • A. 

      Document

    • B. 

      Word

    • C. 

      Email

    • D. 

      Folders

  • 14. 
    Microchip inside the computer that processes information.
    • A. 

      Read Only Memory

    • B. 

      Hard Drive

    • C. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • D. 

      Potato Chips

  • 15. 
    On hardware – a switch that controls a function. On software – what controls a feature in software, controls a specific command.
    • A. 

      Light switch

    • B. 

      Keyboard short cuts

    • C. 

      Button

  • 16. 
    A portion of a computer screen where a file can be displayed within set boundaries. 
    • A. 

      Window

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Door

    • D. 

      Hard drive

  • 17. 
    A vertical or horizontal strip of icons that activate common program commands. Generally, these program commands are also available through the program menus.
    • A. 

      Formatting

    • B. 

      Title bar

    • C. 

      Toolbar

    • D. 

      Restaurant Menu

  • 18. 
    In a spreadsheet or a table, this key moves the cursor to the next column. In word processing it moves the insertion point to a predefined spot.
    • A. 

      Tab Key

    • B. 

      Space Bar

    • C. 

      Return Key

    • D. 

      Car Key

  • 19. 
    A band at the side and bottom of a program window used to move through and across a document. 
    • A. 

      Scroll

    • B. 

      Navigation bar

    • C. 

      Scroll bar

    • D. 

      Title bar

  • 20. 
    A File menu command that saves a previously saved file in a new location and/or with a new name
    • A. 

      Save as

    • B. 

      Save

    • C. 

      New document

    • D. 

      Copyy

  • 21. 
    To insert text, or other material, from the clipboard or copy buffer.
    • A. 

      Copy

    • B. 

      Paste

    • C. 

      Paint

    • D. 

      Insert

  • 22. 
    The line of options across the top of a window that displays the names of available menus, such as File, Edit, and View.
    • A. 

      Menu bar

    • B. 

      Title bar

    • C. 

      Toolbar

    • D. 

      Navigation window

  • 23. 
    In word processing, the short flashing marker, which indicates where, your next character or graphic will begin or be placed.
    • A. 

      Text

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Insertion point

  • 24. 
    A graphic symbol for an application, file, or folder.
    • A. 

      Picture

    • B. 

      Icon

    • C. 

      Folder

    • D. 

      Clip art

  • 25. 
    Designs and pictures created and used by a computer.
    • A. 

      Graphics

    • B. 

      Images

    • C. 

      Drawings

    • D. 

      Clip

  • 26. 
    The overall look and organization of a document.
    • A. 

      Formatting

    • B. 

      Palette

    • C. 

      Vanity

    • D. 

      Desktop

  • 27. 
    To transfer data from one computer to another computer; over the Internet or a network. To transfer data from a computer to the computer you are using. 
    • A. 

      Upload

    • B. 

      Download

    • C. 

      Server

    • D. 

      Ethernet

  • 28. 
    A system of organization of icons on a screen.
    • A. 

      Desktop

    • B. 

      Server

    • C. 

      Folders

    • D. 

      Dock

  • 29. 
    In a spreadsheet program, a rectangular box where you can put numbers, text, or formulas. In a word processing program, a single division or area in a table.
    • A. 

      Button

    • B. 

      Row

    • C. 

      Cell

    • D. 

      Column

  • 30. 
    Keyboard keys used to move the cursor on the screen
    • A. 

      Tab key

    • B. 

      Return key

    • C. 

      Car keys

    • D. 

      Arrow keys