Web Design 1 Vocabulary Practice Test 1

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Web Design Quizzes & Trivia

There is a lot of vocabulary related to the processes of web development and web design, including hardware, software, motherboard, processor, RAM, Ethernet and USB. Think you know what they all mean? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hardware
    • A. 

      Pertaining to principles of rules, right and wrong.

    • B. 

      Physical parts of the computer you can touch

    • C. 

      An acronym for Hypertext Markup Language, coding used for internet language.

    • D. 

      Address locator at the top of any web page.

  • 2. 
    Software
    • A. 

      Connects your computer to your ISP or online service over a regular telephone line.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      Written programs pertaining to the operation of a computer system stored in read/write memory

  • 3. 
    Motherboard
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      The central circuit board that holds the crucial components of the system

    • C. 

      The software application that allows you to view Internet pages.

    • D. 

      Is a unit of measurement of information storage.

  • 4. 
    Hard Drive
    • A. 

      A computers internal disk drive used for storage of data, documents, computer’s programs and operating system.

    • 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 key used to access commands through the keyboard rather than the menus.

    • D. 

      The unique address name for an Internet site.

  • 5. 
    Processor
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      Processes programmed instruction and performs tasks; sends and receives info from hardware to software

  • 6. 
    RAM (Random Access Memory)
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      Stores temporary documents

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

  • 7. 
    Expansion Slots
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      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.

    • C. 

      Space on the motherboard to add cards; adds additional functionality to a computer system

    • D. 

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

  • 8. 
    Ethernet
    • A. 

      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.

    • B. 

      Monitor output that closely resembles the printed output.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      A type of network technology for LAN (Local Area Network) for access to the Internet

  • 9. 
    LCD (liquid crystal display)
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      A digital display that uses liquid crystals cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field.

    • D. 

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

  • 10. 
    USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      Technology for high speed data transfer.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      Random Access Memory. 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.