Vocabulary Words Quiz 1 MS. P

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  • 1. 
    Moral
    • A. 

      Not losing information when power is interrupted.

    • B. 

      Windows function; two rapid CLICKS in succession, treated as a single event by the operating system.

    • C. 

      Pertaining to principles of rules, right and wrong.

    • D. 

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

  • 2. 
    Ethical
    • A. 

      Pertaining to or dealing with morals or the principles of morality; pertaining to right and wrong in conduct.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      A temporary storage area in memory.

    • D. 

      An image represented as a regular rectangular array of pixel.

  • 3. 
    Legal
    • A. 

      Incorporating two largely independent microprocessors in a single chip package.

    • B. 

      An error in the design or coding of a program

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      Pertaining to law

  • 4. 
    HTML - Hypertext Markup Language
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      Coding used for internet language.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

  • 5. 
    URL
    • A. 

      Address locator at the top of any web page.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      An efficient method for storing graphic files for transmission across phone lines.

  • 6. 
    Modem
    • A. 

      Connects your computer to your ISP or online service over a regular telephone line. Modems come in several different speeds.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

  • 7. 
    ISP (Internet Service Provider)
    • A. 

      Any of a number of giant databases on the Internet, which store data on Web sites and their corresponding URLs

    • B. 

      Readable memory that cannot be corrupted by accidental erasure.

    • C. 

      Readable and writeable memory that acts as a storage area while the computer is on, and is erased every time the computer is turned off.

    • D. 

      A company or organization that provides access to the Internet through its servers, usually for a fee.

  • 8. 
    DSL (Digital Subscriber Line)
    • A. 

      A list of options that "pulls down" when you select a menu at the top of a window.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Allows your computer to be permanently connected to the Internet using telephone lines with faster service.

    • D. 

      A computer or software package that provides a specific service to client software running on other computers.

  • 9. 
    GUI (Graphic User Interface)
    • A. 

      The software used to produce documents, such as letters, posters, reports, and syllabi.

    • B. 

      Allows people to interact with a computer and computer-controlled devices.

    • C. 

      With regard to memory, virtual refers to temporarily storing information on the hard drive.

    • D. 

      Iles that are compressed and must be "unzipped" to be read.

  • 10. 
    Browser
    • A. 

      Monitor output that closely resembles the printed output.

    • B. 

      The unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work.

    • C. 

      The software application that allows you to view Internet pages.

    • D. 

      A TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) application that sends a message to another computer, waits for a reply, and displays the time the transmission took.

  • 11. 
    Control Panel
    • A. 

      A computer's main circuit board, containing the CPU (Central Processing Unit), microprocessor support chips, RAM (Random Access Memory), and expansion (bus) slots.

    • B. 

      A window you can open to adjust various aspects of your computer, such as the volume, fonts, desktop background, mouse speed, and clock.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      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. In this way, people who may be using different kinds of e-mail access can participate in discussions together.

  • 12. 
    Control Key
    • A. 

      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.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      A device for storing information in a fixed location within your computer.

    • D. 

      A key used to access commands through the keyboard rather than the menus. CTRL commands are commonly shortcuts.

  • 13. 
    Domain Name
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      The unique address name for an Internet site.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      The Acrobat Reader, a software program developed by Adobe, Inc., is used to view files in PDF format.

  • 14. 
    Download
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      "controls" promise to make the web-surfing experience comparable to that of highly produced CD-ROMS, where you can listen to music, watch animation and video clips, and interact with the program.

    • C. 

      A method of transmitting data over traditional copper telephone lines at speeds higher than were previously possible. Data can be downloaded at speeds of up to 1.544 Megabits per second and uploaded at speeds of 128 Kilobits per second. (That's why it's termed asymmetric.)

    • D. 

      A type of software program that is instructed to go out onto the Internet and perform a specific function on behalf of a user.

  • 15. 
    Ethernet
    • A. 

      An anchor is an HTML tag that marks a specific point in an HTML document as either the source or destination of a hypertext link.

    • B. 

      An applet is a small software application, typically in the Java programming language.

    • C. 

      This is an acronym for Advanced Research Projects Administration Network, the computer network system that gave birth to the Internet. ARPANET began in 1969 as a U.S. Department of Defense experiment in packet-switched networking.

    • D. 

      A common method of networking computers in a Local Area Network (LAN)

  • 16. 
    LAN (Local Area Network)
    • A. 

      A 7-bit code that represents the most basic letters of the Roman alphabet, numbers, and other characters used in computing.

    • B. 

      Is an addition to an HTML tag that extends or qualifies its meaning.

    • C. 

      A graphic facsimile that you can use in chat rooms.

    • D. 

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

  • 17. 
    Byte
    • A. 

      A type of software program that is instructed to go out onto the Internet and perform a specific function on behalf of a user.

    • B. 

      Is a unit of measurement of information storage.

    • C. 

      A method of transmitting data over traditional copper telephone lines at speeds higher than were previously possible.

    • D. 

      Controls that promise to make the web-surfing experience comparable to that of highly produced CD-ROMS, where you can listen to music, watch animation and video clips, and interact with the program