← Vocabulary 2.2 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Trojan horse
- antivirus program
- animated GIF
- a The system used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically.
- b A type of moving graphic used on web pages.
- c A software program written to detect and destroy computer virus programs.
- d Playing video or sound in real time as it is downloaded over the Internet.
- e A program that appears harmless, but hides a virus. (The term comes from a story in Homer's Iliad, in which the Greeks give a giant wooden horse to their enemies, the Trojans, supposedly as a peace offering. But after the Trojans drag the horse inside their city walls, Greek soldiers sneak out of the horse's hollow belly and capture Troy).
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A word, a phrase or a group of words that request information from a search engine (or database).
- A small program that can be added to an Internet browser. (Plug-ins are usually downloaded free from the Internet. One of the most common plug-ins is Shockwave).
- Software that enables users to search the Internet using keywords. (A program which acts as a card catalog for the Internet).
- A small text file of information that certain Web sites attach to your hard drive while you are browsing their Web site. (The files contain specific information that identifies users -- this is how some Web pages "remember" your previous visits).
- An Internet search that involves the use of (Boolean) operators to improve the search. (A search formed by joining simple terms with AND, OR and NOT to limit or expand the search).
5 True/False Questions
case sensitivity → Making a distinction between uppercase and lowercase.
virus → A computer program with the ability to modify other programs. (Viruses are designed to multiply and spread to other computers with human help--such as when you open an e-mail attachment. They may or may not damage the infected computer).
Shockwave → A small text file of information that certain Web sites attach to your hard drive while you are browsing their Web site. (The files contain specific information that identifies users -- this is how some Web pages "remember" your previous visits).
telecommuting → The system used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically.
worm → A file format designed to enable the printing and viewing of documents regardless of what software and operating system was used to create it.