5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Application software
- a Also called productivity software; helps you perform a specific task such as word processing, spreadsheets, and so forth.
- b Communications hardware device that facilitates the transmission of data
- c Expert computer users who invade someone else's computer either for personal gain or simply for the satisfaction of being able to do it.
- d Operating system developed by AT&T. It is considered portable, meaning it can run on just about any hardware platform.
- e The process of starting a computer.
5 Multiple choice questions
- An operating system with graphical symbols representing files, programs, and documents.
- A battery power source that provides electric current during a power outage.
- Part of the computer's operating system that users interact with.
- Analyzing problems to correct faults in the system.
- A set of clearly defined, logical steps that solve a problem.
5 True/False questions
Software development → Intangible set of instructions that tells the computer what to do.
Operating systems → An operating system that runs on a network server.
Serial ports → Computer ports that can transmit data one bit at a time; often used by a modem or a mouse.
Language translators → Systems software that convents code written in a programming language into machine language that the computer can understand.
Surge protectors → Devices that protect electronic equipment from variations in electric current.