Computer Technology Terms! Trivia Quiz

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Computer Technology Terms! Trivia Quiz

Instructional personnel will complete the Technology Terms Quiz within a professional development workshop, or other predetermined and monitored time and location with a score of 90 percent or better. The purpose of the quiz is to apply knowledge of the terms associated with educational computing and technology. The quiz can be retaken as needed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The amount of information that one can send through a connection, measures in bits-per-second (Bps). A standard page of English text contains about 16,000 bits.
    • A. 

      Bandwidth

    • B. 

      Avatar

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Email

    • E. 

      Network

  • 2. 
    A set of rules that allows two computers to "talk" to one another while transferring files from one to another. This is the protocol used when you transfer a file from one computer to another across the Internet.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      WWW

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      ROM

    • E. 

      RSS

  • 3. 
    A complete set of letters, numbers, punctuation, and other symbols of the same typeface.
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Tags

    • C. 

      Interactive

    • D. 

      Font

    • E. 

      Email

  • 4. 
    Sending and receiving messages from computer to computer.
    • A. 

      GIF

    • B. 

      Email

    • C. 

      Flash memory

    • D. 

      Avatar

    • E. 

      Blog

  • 5. 
    The worldwide network of computer networks.
    • A. 

      WAN

    • B. 

      Virtual reality

    • C. 

      Public domain

    • D. 

      Network

    • E. 

      Internet

  • 6. 
    Computers that are connected together in the same room, building, or nearby building. It consists of servers, workstations, a network operating system, and a communication link.
    • A. 

      LAN

    • B. 

      RSS

    • C. 

      W3

    • D. 

      RAM

    • E. 

      ROM

  • 7. 
    Linked computers, allowing communication.
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Pixel

    • C. 

      Public domain

    • D. 

      Tags

    • E. 

      WAN

  • 8. 
    A graphical image that represents a person, as on the Internet.
    • A. 

      Archive

    • B. 

      Avatar

    • C. 

      Pixel

    • D. 

      W3

    • E. 

      Interactive

  • 9. 
    A realistic simulation of an environment, including three-dimensional graphics, by a computer system using interactive software and hardware.
    • A. 

      Archive

    • B. 

      Avatar

    • C. 

      Tags

    • D. 

      Public domain

    • E. 

      Virtual reality

  • 10. 
    The status of a literary work or an invention whose copyright or patent has expired or that never had such protection.
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      Public domain

    • C. 

      Flash memory

    • D. 

      PDA

    • E. 

      Wiki

  • 11. 
    A collaborative Web site set up to allow user editing and adding of content.
    • A. 

      Wiki

    • B. 

      W3

    • C. 

      Tags

    • D. 

      Input device

    • E. 

      Archive

  • 12. 
    A type of reprogrammable memory that retains information even with the power turned off.
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Flash memory

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      PDA

    • E. 

      GIF

  • 13. 
    An integrated collection of security measures designed to prevent unauthorized electronic access to a networked computer system.
    • A. 

      Flash memory

    • B. 

      W3

    • C. 

      Input device

    • D. 

      Firewall

    • E. 

      WAN

  • 14. 
    An online diary; a personal chronological log of thoughts published on a Web page.
    • A. 

      Wiki

    • B. 

      Email

    • C. 

      Virtual reality

    • D. 

      Avatar

    • E. 

      Blog

  • 15. 
    The concurrent or interleaved execution of two or more jobs by a single CPU.
    • A. 

      Multitasking

    • B. 

      Tags

    • C. 

      Web 2.0

    • D. 

      Interactive

    • E. 

      Archive