Vocabulary Quiz #4 Multiple Choice

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Multiple choice vocabulary quiz #4


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  • 1. 
    Joystick
    • A. 

      The page on the Internet, which most often gives users access to the rest of the Web site. A site is a collection of pages.

    • B. 

      An input device in the form of a stick that can be tilted, rotated, or twisted by the hand.

    • C. 

      A system that allows people to send e-mail to one address, which is then copied and sent to all of the other subscribers to the mail list.

    • D. 

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

  • 2. 
    Bug
    • A. 

      With regard to memory, virtual refers to temporarily storing information on the hard drive. Virtual memory is controlled automatically by the operating system.

    • B. 

      The software used to produce documents, such as letters, posters, reports, and syllabi. Common word processors used in schools are MS Works, MS Word, or ClarisWorks.

    • C. 

      An error in the design or coding of a program.

    • D. 

      Key strokes that enact the same commands available in the menus of a program. They are quicker and more direct, and usually involve two or three keys depressed simultaneously.

  • 3. 
    Buffer
    • A. 

      Any of a number of giant databases on the Internet, which store data on Web sites and their corresponding URLs. Some popular search engines are Metacrawler, Alta Vista, and Excite.

    • B. 

      The page on the Internet, which most often gives users access to the rest of the Web site. A site is a collection of pages.

    • C. 

      This is text without extraneous codes that designate font size, font style, et cetera.

    • D. 

      A temporary storage area in memory.

  • 4. 
    Autoplay
    • A. 

      A small piece of software that adds features to already existing, usually large, programs.

    • B. 

      Symbols or illustrations on the desktop or computer screen that indicate program files, documents, or other functions.

    • C. 

      The name given to any computer directly connected to the Internet. Host computers are usually associated with running computer networks, online services, or bulletin board systems. A host computer on the Internet could be anything from a mainframe to a personal computer.

    • D. 

      Automatic playing of a multimedia content when a CD or other removable storage device is inserted into a computer.