Vocabulary 1 (Backup - Gigabyte)

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 164

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Vocabulary Quizzes & Trivia

This test is for the computer class at GLC.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     "two," or "base two"; a way of counting using just the two numbers 0 and 1
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Backup

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

  • 2. 
     blinking line or shape on the screen that tells you where the next character will go.
    • A. 

      Floppy disk

    • B. 

      Cursor

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

  • 3. 
    A group of 8 bits, strung together
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Database

  • 4. 
     a long, rubber-coated bundle of wires, with plugs on either end, that connects computer parts
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Cable

    • C. 

      CPU

  • 5. 
     a part of the computer that operates the disks that store information
    • A. 

      Disk drive

    • B. 

      Cabe

    • C. 

      Bit

  • 6. 
     a round, floppy piece of plastic that you put into a computer to store information. It is in a hard square cover for protection
    • A. 

      Floppy disk

    • B. 

      Backup

    • C. 

      Cell

  • 7. 
     A round, shiny portable disk that stores large amounts of software and information
    • A. 

      Chat

    • B. 

      Browser

    • C. 

      CD ROM

  • 8. 
     a software program that lets you explore the World Wide Web to find text, graphics, sound, movies, games, chats and more
    • A. 

      Email

    • B. 

      Download

    • C. 

      Browser

  • 9. 
     a tiny piece of silicon with electronic circuits; is the most important part of the computer
    • A. 

      Chip

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Cable

  • 10. 
     a unit of measure equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes, which is about one billion bytes
    • A. 

      CD Rom

    • B. 

      Gigabyte

    • C. 

      Download

  • 11. 
     a way of sending messages from one computer to another
    • A. 

      Browser

    • B. 

      Email

    • C. 

      Internet

  • 12. 
     a way people in different places can "talk" to each other by typing their words into a computer
    • A. 

      Chat

    • B. 

      Download

    • C. 

      Email

  • 13. 
     an electronic machine that takes in data and instruction, works with the data, and puts out information
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Database

    • C. 

      Computer

  • 14. 
     an electronic signal which is either on (1) or off (0). It is the smallest unit of information the computer uses
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      Chip

    • C. 

      Bit

  • 15. 
    An extra copy of a document, file or program
    • A. 

      Backup

    • B. 

      Disk drive

    • C. 

      CPU

  • 16. 
    An organized collection of information. It is like a box of 3x5 cards that you can search, sort and analyze rapidly with a database program
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Cell

    • C. 

      Database

  • 17. 
    In a database, this holds exactly one type of information about an item or subject. It is like one line written on an index card in an index card file
    • A. 

      Cell

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Floppy disk

  • 18. 
     the "box" where a column and a row intersect, in a spreadsheet
    • A. 

      Email

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Cell

  • 19. 
    The chip which is the brains of the computer. It is also known as the processor
    • A. 

      Integrated circuit

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Cursor

  • 20. 
    To get information from someone else's computer, over a network, and save it on your own computer or disk
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Email

    • C. 

      Download

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