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  1. Algorithm
  2. Plug and play
  3. User interface
  4. Multitasking
  5. Modem
  1. a Communications hardware device that facilitates the transmission of data
  2. b Running two or more distinct computer operations simultaneously; one in the foreground, the other(s) in the background.
  3. c Technology that allows a hardware component to be attached to a computer so that it is automatically configured by the operating system, without user intervention.
  4. d Part of the computer's operating system that users interact with.
  5. e A set of clearly defined, logical steps that solve a problem.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Systems software that convents code written in a programming language into machine language that the computer can understand.
  2. A combination of hardware and software that creates a buffer between an internal network and the Internet to prevent unauthorized access.
  3. An operating system with graphical symbols representing files, programs, and documents.
  4. Systems software that provides an interface between the user or application program and the computer hardware.
  5. Intangible set of instructions that tells the computer what to do.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Serial portsComputer ports that can transmit data one bit at a time; often used by a modem or a mouse.

          

  2. Systems softwareA group of programs that coordinate and control the resources and operations of a computer system.

          

  3. Application softwareSystems software that performs tasks related to managing the computer's resources, file management, diagnostics, and other specialized chores.

          

  4. MS-DOSMicrosoft's Disk Operating System; originally introduced with the IBM PC in 1981.

          

  5. BootThe process of starting a computer.

          

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