Vocabulary Quiz Semester 2 Quiz 1 MS. P

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Vocabulary Quiz 1 Semester 2Multiple Choice


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  • 1. 
    Context Menu
    • A. 

      The software application that allows you to view Internet Pages.

    • B. 

      A menu that appears when the alternate pointer button is pressed and is specific to the window in which the pointer cursor is position; POP-UP menu.

    • C. 

      Protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network.

    • D. 

      A device for storing information.

  • 2. 
    Overflow
    • A. 

      Data transfer that continues beyond the boundary of a buffer.

    • B. 

      A common method networking computers in a local area network.

    • C. 

      The page on the Interent, which most often gives users access to the rest of the Web site.

    • D. 

      A system that allows people to send e-mail to one address.

  • 3. 
    Paging File
    • A. 

      Coding used for Internet language.

    • B. 

      To save a file onto your computer from another source, like the Internet.

    • C. 

      A computer network limited to the immediate area, usually the same building.

    • D. 

      A disk file that provides non-volatile storage of virtual pages swapped out from main memory, in a virtual-memory system.

  • 4. 
    Point
    • A. 

      Connects your computer to your ISP or online service.

    • B. 

      The name given to any computer directly connected to the Internet.

    • C. 

      GUI to specify or indicate by placing the cursor over: - and click

    • D. 

      A horizontal strip at the top of a window that shows the menus available in a program.

  • 5. 
    Pop-Up Menu
    • A. 

      Readable memory that cannot be corrupted by accidental erasure.

    • B. 

      Any of a number of giant databases on the Internet.

    • C. 

      Files that are compressed and must be unzipped to read.

    • D. 

      A menu that appears when a user input triggers its appearance.

  • 6. 
    Power-On Self-Test
    • A. 

      A computer or software package that provides a specific service to client software.

    • B. 

      An internal system check that is carried out by a PC immediately after the power is turned on.

    • C. 

      Text without extraneous codes that designate front, size, font syle, etc.

    • D. 

      Temporary storage information on the hard drive.

  • 7. 
    Rail
    • A. 

      An application that sends a message to another computer, waits for a reply, and displays the time the transmission took.

    • B. 

      Temporarily storing information on the hard drive.

    • C. 

      Monitor output that closely resembles the printed output.

    • D. 

      A wire or other conductor within a computer that supplies substantial operating power to certain computer components.

  • 8. 
    Scale
    • A. 

      Key strokes that enact the same commands available in the menues of a program.

    • B. 

      Readable and writeable memory that acts as a storage area while the computer is on.

    • C. 

      Text without extraneous codes that designate font size, font style, etc.

    • D. 

      To change the size of a picture or other graphic without changing any other characteristics.

  • 9. 
    Screen Saver
    • A. 

      A program that displays a continuously changing image on the monitor of a computer that is not in use, in order to avoid damaging the monitor resulting from display of a single static image over a long period.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      An efficient method for storing graphic files.

  • 10. 
    Stack
    • A. 

      The time required for a device to respond, expecially the time required for a disk drive platter to rotate to a specific position.

    • B. 

      A usually automated chronological record of events in electronic or paper form.

    • C. 

      A software construct that stores information temporarily with automatic allocation of space, usually in last-in first-out order.

    • D. 

      An internal department within an organization that provides technical assistance to the user community.

  • 11. 
    Swap File
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      A disk file used to hold programs or processes temporarily removed from main memory by a swap operation.

    • C. 

      A software construct that selectively akllows processing or passage of aonly certain information items presented to it.

    • D. 

      An area of memory, disk space, etc. sepearated from a larger block by repeated allocation and deallocation.

  • 12. 
    Ribbon
    • A. 

      An error in the design or coding of a program.

    • B. 

      Incorporating two largely independent microprocessors in a single chip package.

    • C. 

      An image represented as a regular rectangular array of pixel.

    • D. 

      (A cable) having a flat, thin cross-section.

  • 13. 
    Static
    • A. 

      A temporary stoarage area in memory.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Not changing or requiring regular refreshing; NON-VOLATILE.

    • D. 

      An area at the back of the computer that groups connectors connected to the motherboard.

  • 14. 
    Vendor
    • A. 

      Two rapid clicks in succession, treated as a single event by the operating system.

    • B. 

      A company that sells hardware or software products.

    • C. 

      Not losing information when power is interrupted .

    • D. 

      Address locator at the top of any web page.

  • 15. 
    Wardriver
    • A. 

      Coding used for Internet language.

    • B. 

      A unit of measurement of information storage.

    • C. 

      The software application that allows you to view Internet pages.

    • D. 

      Someone who drives from place to place looking for unsecured wireless hot spots with the intent of using the hot spots illegitimately.