5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Hard Disk Drives
- Universal Serial Bus
- CD ROM
- a Compact disks are capable of storing information on this. (Abbreviation)
- b The mechanisms that read and write data on a hard disk. The ones in PCs generally have seek times of about 12 milliseconds or less. Many of them improve their performance through a technique called caching.
- c What "USB" stands for.
- d This is the most common type of memory found in computers and other devices, such as printers. In charge of handling multiple applications. (Abbreviation)
- e The set of typewriter-like keys that enables you to enter data into a computer. These are similar to electric-typewriter versions but contain additional keys.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- This is the software that communicates with computer hardware on the most basic level. Without this, no software programs can run. (NOT Abbreviation)
- This term can describe either how many pixels a monitor can display or how fine a printer can print.
- What "CPU" stands for.
- What "ROM" stands for.
- This technique includes data compression, but because it is limited to 256 colors, it is more effective for scanned images such as illustrations rather than color photos. (Abbreviation)
5 True/False Questions
Megabyte → This represents 1,000,000 bytes. (NOT Abbreviation)
Pixels → These small little dots are what make up the images on computer displays, whether they are flat-screen (LCD) or tube (CRT) monitors. The screen is divided up into a matrix of thousands or even millions of these.
Byte → A unit of storage capable of holding a single character.
Operating System → This represents 1,000,000 bytes. (NOT Abbreviation)
Memory → This represents 1,000,000 bytes. (NOT Abbreviation)