Computer Technology Vocabulary Test! Trivia Quiz

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Computer Technology Vocabulary Test! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A program that can be run and stored on a computer for specific uses including communication, data processing, entertainment, and management.
  • 2. 
    The main part of the computer that manages, stores, and uses data is called the central processing unit or CPU.  The processor speed is typically measured in gigahertz (GHz).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A slang word that means to copy files, CD’s, DVD’s etc.
  • 4. 
    The master program that can control the computer.  Two popular ones are Windows and Mac OS.
    • A. 

      Usb port

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      Central processing unit

  • 5. 
    Preset values for some options in a computer program.
    • A. 

      Ethernet card

    • B. 

      Video card

    • C. 

      Default

  • 6. 
    A secret word or string of characters that is used for authentication to prove identity or gain access to a resource.  The password should be kept secret from those not allowed access.
  • 7. 
    A small, finger-sized portable device for data storage.  Sometimes referred to as a “thumb drive”.
    • A. 

      USB port

    • B. 

      USB flashdrive

    • C. 

      DOS

  • 8. 
    The point on a computer where a USB drive can be connected or plugged in is called a USB _______________.
  • 9. 
    An interchangeable hardware component which handles the graphic processing and display of images.
    • A. 

      Ethernet card

    • B. 

      Sound card

    • C. 

      Video card

  • 10. 
    An ethernet card is a hardware component that provides communications between a PC and a network connection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The first operating system used by IBM compatible computers.
    • A. 

      DOS

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      BBG

  • 12. 
    File extensions for WORD documents.
    • A. 

      .xls

    • B. 

      .doc

    • C. 

      .xlsx

    • D. 

      .pub

    • E. 

      .docx

  • 13. 
    File extensions for Publisher documents.
    • A. 

      .doc

    • B. 

      .docx

    • C. 

      .pub

    • D. 

      .ppt

    • E. 

      .pubx

  • 14. 
    File extensions for Excel documents.
    • A. 

      .doc

    • B. 

      .xls

    • C. 

      .xlsx

    • D. 

      .pub

    • E. 

      .excel

  • 15. 
    File extensions for Powerpoint documents.
    • A. 

      .mp3

    • B. 

      .ppt

    • C. 

      .power

    • D. 

      .pptx

    • E. 

      .wmv

  • 16. 
    File extensions for graphics/images.
    • A. 

      .gif

    • B. 

      .jpg

    • C. 

      .doc

    • D. 

      .picture

  • 17. 
    File extension for audio files.
    • A. 

      .sound

    • B. 

      .listen

    • C. 

      .music

    • D. 

      .mp3

  • 18. 
    File extension for media files (Windows).
    • A. 

      .jpg

    • B. 

      .wmv

    • C. 

      .media

  • 19. 
    File extension for web pages.
    • A. 

      .web

    • B. 

      .pages

    • C. 

      .webpages

    • D. 

      .html

  • 20. 
    File extension for universal documents.
    • A. 

      .pdf

    • B. 

      .universal

    • C. 

      .idontknow

  • 21. 
    Website extension that represents the word "commercial" - it is the most widely used extension in the world.
    • A. 

      .net

    • B. 

      .com

    • C. 

      .gov

  • 22. 
    Website extension ".net" represents the word _____________ - it is commonly used by internet service providers, web-hosting companies, or other businesses that are directly involved in the infrastructure of the internet.
    • A. 

      Netiquette

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Internet

  • 23. 
    Represents the word "organization" - it is primarily used by non-profit groups or trade associations.
    • A. 

      .nize

    • B. 

      .nonprofit

    • C. 

      .org

  • 24. 
    Represents the word "mobile" - it is reserved for websites built for easy viewing on mobile devices.
    • A. 

      .mob

    • B. 

      .easy

    • C. 

      .mobil

  • 25. 
    ".gov" - represents the word ______________________ - it is used for the American government.
    • A. 

      Govern

    • B. 

      Government

    • C. 

      American government

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