5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Universal serial bus
- Parallel ports
- Software development
- Graphical user interfaces
- Systems software
- a Standard for computer ports that support data transfer rates of up to 12 million bits per second.
- b Intangible set of instructions that tells the computer what to do.
- c An operating system with graphical symbols representing files, programs, and documents.
- d A group of programs that coordinate and control the resources and operations of a computer system.
- e Computer ports that can transmit data eight bits at a time; usually used by a printer.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Also called productivity software; helps you perform a specific task such as word processing, spreadsheets, and so forth.
- Computer ports that can transmit data one bit at a time; often used by a modem or a mouse.
- A set of clearly defined, logical steps that solve a problem.
- Running two or more distinct computer operations simultaneously; one in the foreground, the other(s) in the background.
- A battery power source that provides electric current during a power outage.
5 True/False questions
Virus → Microsoft's Disk Operating System; originally introduced with the IBM PC in 1981.
Modem → The process of starting a computer.
Plug and play → Computer ports that can transmit data one bit at a time; often used by a modem or a mouse.
Utility software → Systems software that performs tasks related to managing the computer's resources, file management, diagnostics, and other specialized chores.
Language translators → Systems software that convents code written in a programming language into machine language that the computer can understand.