termsforintro
Adult High School  
http://www.seminole.cc.fl.us
 
View the "Terms to Know" slide show on www.driveway.com then answer the following questions by either printing this page or by using copy/paste to place it on a Word document.  The finished assignment should be typed in MSWord before turning it in for a grade.

1. A keyboard
   a.  input
   b.  output
   c.  processing
2. monitor
   a.  input
   b.  output
   c.  processing
3. printer
   a.  input
   b.  output
   c.  processing
4. disk drive
   a.  input
   b.  output
   c.  processing
5. A device that puts information into the computer.
   a.  input
   b.  output
   c. processing
6. A device that sends information from the computer.
   a.  input
   b.  output
   c.  processing
7. The CPU is the device that handles the information
   that goes into the computer.
   a.  input
   b.  output
   c.  processing
8. Amount of space needed to stored one thousand characters.
   a.  kilobyte
   b.  megabyte
   c.  gigabyte
9. Amount of space needed to store one million characters.
   a.  kilobyte
   b.  megabyte
   c.  gigabyte
10.Amount of space needed to store one billion characters.
   a.  kilobyte
   b.  megabyte
   c.  gigabyte
11.Device that reads a compact laser disc.
   a.  scanner
   b.  floppy drive
   c.  CD-ROM drive
12.A device used to move the cursor, select passages and menu choices.
   a.  scanner
   b.  mouse
   c.  floppy drived
13.A device that lets you type data into the computer.
   a.  mouse
   b.  keyboard
   c.  scanner
14.A device that lets you put information into the computer from a printed image or text copy.
   a.  mouse
   b.  keyboard
   c.  scanner
15.Random Access Memory
   a.  RAM
   b.  ROM
16.Read-Only Memory
   a.  RAM
   b.  ROM
17.Short-Term or temporary memory.
   a.  RAM
   b.  ROM
18.Long-Term or permanent memory.
   a.  RAM
   b.  ROM
19.A file saved on the hard drive is in...
   a.  RAM
   b.  ROM
20.A document you are working on but haven't saved yet is   in...
   a.  RAM
   b.  ROM
21.A program designed to create spreadsheets.
   a.  MS Word
   b.  MS Excel
   c.  MS Access
   d.  MS Powerpoint
22.A program designed to create slide shows.
   a.  MS Word
   b.  MS Excel
   c.  MS Access
   d.  MS Powerpoint
23.A program designed to create text documents.
   a.  MS Word
   b.  MS Excel
   c.  MS Access
   d.  MS Powerpoint
24.A program designed  to create a database.
   a.  MS Word
   b.  MS Excel
   c.  MS Access
   d.  MS Powerpoint
25.A small point or marker on the screen that lets you know where the next character will appear.  
   a.  mouse pointer
   b.  cursor
   c.  pixel
26.An arrow that floats across the screen when you move the mouse.
   a.  mouse pointer
   b.  cursor
   c.  pixel
27.A portable form of file storage
   a.  floppy disk
   b.  hard drive
28.A non-portable or fixed form of file storage
   a.  floppy disk
   b.  hard drive
29.A computer that is not connected to any other computers.
   a.  stand-alone
   b.  network
30.Two or more computers connected to allow file sharing, usually connected to a local file server.
   a.  stand-alone
   b.  network
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