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Summercore 33 Questions

33 questions from Summercore 2010
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megabyte
1 million bytes or 1,000,000 bytes or 1,000K or 1 copy of Harry Potter (a 1000 page book)
gigabyte
1 billion bytes or 1,000,000,000 bytes or 1,000 meg or a small personal library (1000 books)
terabyte
1 trillion billion bytes or 1,000,000,000,000 or 1,000 gigabytes or Library of Congress
byte
1 keystroke or 8 bits
bit
1/8th of a byte; each bit is a 1 or 0 ... 8 bits make a byte
RAM
This refers to Random Access Memory and it means temporary memory which is erased when the power goes off.
ROM
This refers to Read Only Memory and it means the permanent memory from the factory that stays secure even when the power goes off.
kilobyte
1000 bytes or metaphorically, 1 page of double-spaced text
Twitter
micro-blogging where users write tweets no larger than 140 bytes
weblog
First used in 1999, the word BLOG came from _________
between 4 and 17 gigabytes
how big is a DVD?
76 and 66
Larry Bird's initials in ASCII code
Universal Serial Bus
Memory sticks and many other devices use the USB port which stands for?
2005 and 100 hours per minute
When did YouTube begin? How much video is uploaded to YouTube per minute?
viral video
a video that gets a million hits within a few weeks
QR Codes
A quick response method to linking to websites and YouTube videos is ________________.
7 bytes and 56 bits
How many bits and bytes in the word YANKEES?
wiki
A 4 letter work that means "quick" in Hawaiian that refers to a collaborative website that users can easily edit
650 meg or 650 floppy disks
A CD-ROM holds about how many megabytes?
One acceptable answer is 4,000 megabytes which is the same as 4 gigabytes. Or you could say 1,000 megabytes which is the same as 1 gigabytes. Or you could say 8,000 megabytes which is the same as 8 gigabytes.
A typical memory stick might hold _____ megabytes which is the same as _____ gigabytes.
compressed music file; might be 3-5 megabytes
An MP3 file is a c _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ m _ _ _ _ file and typically might be __ megabytes.
Feedly that grabs RSS feeds
In order to keep track of new content on blogs and websites, you should use an aggregator such as ___________________________ that grabs _ _ _ feeds.
good file name, correct file and know where you are saving
The Rule of 3 refers to the following 3 reminders when saving: ____________________ and _____________________________ and ________________________________________.
you can save in a specific file format e.g. doc, docx, rtf, pdf, txt
The fourth tip when saving (hint: it involves file formats) is that _____________________ ___________________________________________________________________________.
1 space
Use __ space(s) between sentences.
space bar (or TAB button)
Pushing the ______ button repeatedly is a sign that you have not reached computer maturity.
doc = older MS word
docx = newer MS word
ppt = older Powerpoint
pptx = newer Powerpoint
xls = older Excel
xlsx = newer Excel
jpg = picture
mp3 = music file
and many more
List 5 suffixes or extensions for files (Mac or PC) and explain what each one refers to.
podcasts
Audio files that Web users subscribe to are called _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
HyperText Markup Language
HTML stands for H _ _ _ _ T _ _ _ M _ _ _ _ _ L _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
A computer program written by a human that does something bad to your computer and spreads via files or email
A computer virus can be defined as _________________________________________.
MOOC; LMS for learning management system
An online course for thousands of people is called a _____________; they usually use ______ to run the course.
Google Drive (or Google Docs)
Many schools have abandoned Microsoft Office moving to _______________ a collaborative Web 2.0 based word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation environment which allows users to create and edit documents online simultaneously.
100001
Larry Bird's uniform number in binary is _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
72
How many points makes letter to be one inch tall?
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