5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Hard Disk Drives
- Graphics Interchange Format
- Binary Term
- a 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.
- b What "GIF" stands for.
- c 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.
- d 3rd Fastest Internet connection.
- e What "byte" is short for.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Slowest Internet connection.
- This represents 1,000,000 bytes. (NOT Abbreviation)
- 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)
- A special high-speed storage mechanism. Mechanism can be internal or external.
- A machine that reads and writes data onto a disk. Rotates disk very fast and has one or more heads that read data.
5 True/False Questions
Resolution → This term can describe either how many pixels a monitor can display or how fine a printer can print.
Byte → A unit of storage capable of holding a single character.
Software → Equipment (CPU, disks, tapes, modem, cables, etc.). The design specifies the commands it can follow, and the instructions tell it what to do.
CD ROM → Compact disks are capable of storing information on this. (Abbreviation)
Gigabyte → This represents 1,000,000 bytes. (NOT Abbreviation)