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Computer Literacy FINAL EXAM!
Abacus
John Napier
Blaise Pascal
Joseph Jacquard
This is considered to be the first calculating device. The Ch…
He developed "Napier's Rods." It was a calculator made from r…
- He was a mathematician who developed the "Pascaline."... This…
He develop a weaving machine that was controlled by... punch car…
Abacus
This is considered to be the first calculating device. The Ch…
John Napier
He developed "Napier's Rods." It was a calculator made from r…
28 terms
NOCTI/04 - Computer Literacy
Hardware
Software
Operating system (OS)
RAM - Random Access Memory
The physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and oth…
the programs and other operating information used by a comput…
The program that, after being initially loaded into the compu…
temporary memory
Hardware
The physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and oth…
Software
the programs and other operating information used by a comput…
25 terms
Computer Literacy Terms 1
application
backup file
CD-ROM
encode
A program or software that performs a specific task, such as…
A copy of a file created as a safety precaution in case anyth…
A read-only disk drive designed to read the data encoded on c…
To put information in the form of a code on (something).
application
A program or software that performs a specific task, such as…
backup file
A copy of a file created as a safety precaution in case anyth…
62 terms
Computer Literacy Final Review
A PC that is controlled by a hacker
Most supercomputers are designed to be…
Windows creates restore points so that…
____________ attack floods a computer…
Bot
False
Return your system to the way it was before you installed new…
DDOS
A PC that is controlled by a hacker
Bot
Most supercomputers are designed to be…
False
31 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 7
What is a network?
What is a node?
What are examples of network administr…
What is throughput?
Two or more computers(nodes) that are connected via software…
A device connected to a network
Tasks such as installing new computers and devices and updati…
The actual speed of data transfer that is achieved
What is a network?
Two or more computers(nodes) that are connected via software…
What is a node?
A device connected to a network
25 terms
Computer Literacy Terms 1
application
backup file
CD-ROM
encode
A program or software that performs a specific task, such as…
A copy of a file created as a safety precaution in case anyth…
A read-only disk drive designed to read the data encoded on c…
To put information in the form of a code on (something).
application
A program or software that performs a specific task, such as…
backup file
A copy of a file created as a safety precaution in case anyth…
52 terms
Computer Literacy Exam Review
Storage
Memory
Hard Disk
Cylinder
Programs, data, and files are stored long term.
referred to RAM stands for Random Access Memory.
the most widely used storage medium for storing programs and…
consists of all the tracks on a hard disk having the same tra…
Storage
Programs, data, and files are stored long term.
Memory
referred to RAM stands for Random Access Memory.
15 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 8
What is digital converge?
What is telephony?
What is a base transceiver station?
What is a mobile switching center?
Use of a single unifying device to handle media, internet, en…
Use of equipment to provide voice communications over a dista…
Large communications tower with antennas, amplifiers, receive…
Station that passes the request to a central location.
What is digital converge?
Use of a single unifying device to handle media, internet, en…
What is telephony?
Use of equipment to provide voice communications over a dista…
20 terms
Computer Literacy Ch. 1
application software
computer
data
hardware
consists of programs designed to make users more productive a…
an electronic device, operating under the control of instruct…
a collection of unprocessed items which can include text, num…
electric, electronic and mechanical components in a computer
application software
consists of programs designed to make users more productive a…
computer
an electronic device, operating under the control of instruct…
50 terms
Computer Literacy - Basic Computer Terms, Part 2 - Software
BIOS
Macros
RAM
Backup
Basic Input Output System. It is used to control a computer's…
Keyboard shortcuts. For example, CTRL C copies something to t…
Random Access Memory. This is the memory the computer needs t…
(v.) To create a copy of a computer file or collection of fil…
BIOS
Basic Input Output System. It is used to control a computer's…
Macros
Keyboard shortcuts. For example, CTRL C copies something to t…
13 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 1B
Computer
Operating System
Application Software
Memory
a multipurpose device that accepts input, process data, store…
software that helps a computer control itself to operate effi…
helps users "apply" the computer to specific tasks, such as w…
an area of a computer that temporarily holds data waiting to…
Computer
a multipurpose device that accepts input, process data, store…
Operating System
software that helps a computer control itself to operate effi…
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Computer Literacy Terms
Software
Hardware
Byte
Internet
Program (chrome, microsoft office, apps, etc.)
Physical machine (keyboard, chords, mouse, etc.)
Unit of measurement to measure data.
Global system of interconnected computer networks. Connects c…
Software
Program (chrome, microsoft office, apps, etc.)
Hardware
Physical machine (keyboard, chords, mouse, etc.)
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Computer Literacy 30 & 31
Business-to-business (B2B)
Business-to-consumer (B2C)
Business-to-government (B2G)
Critical thinking
E-commerce transactions between businesses, such as between a…
E-commerce transactions between businesses and consumers.
Online transactions between businesses and governmental agenc…
The process of evaluating propositions or hypotheses and maki…
Business-to-business (B2B)
E-commerce transactions between businesses, such as between a…
Business-to-consumer (B2C)
E-commerce transactions between businesses and consumers.
9 terms
week 3 vocabulary Computer Literacy
data
program
input
output
raw information
a set of instructions
data that is entered into the computer
data received from the computer
data
raw information
program
a set of instructions
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Computer literacy part one
abacus
algorithm
all-in-one desktop
antivirus
A manual counting device that people used to add, subtract, m…
In software programs, a step-by-step procedure that programme…
A desktop computer that combines the system unit with the mon…
A program that finds and removes viruses, Trojan horses, worm…
abacus
A manual counting device that people used to add, subtract, m…
algorithm
In software programs, a step-by-step procedure that programme…
10 terms
Computer Literacy Final
Hacking
Computer
Desktop
Laptop
The practice of breaking into a computer's stored data
An electronic device that collects. processes, and stores data.
The onscreen background display on the computer monitor.
A portable computer
Hacking
The practice of breaking into a computer's stored data
Computer
An electronic device that collects. processes, and stores data.
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Computer Literacy Final Terms
QWERTY
Caps lock Key
Computer Program
Programmer
What is the name given to the standard keyboard?
What special function key can be done to this title~ THE LION…
a collection of instructions that performs a specific task
writes computer programs
QWERTY
What is the name given to the standard keyboard?
Caps lock Key
What special function key can be done to this title~ THE LION…
16 terms
TPPSS Computer Literacy
Input
Processing
Output
Storage
Everything a user "tells" a computer, to accept data.
The thinking that the computer does - the calculations, compa…
Data that has been processed into useful form, now called Inf…
Devices to keep computer information for later use.
Input
Everything a user "tells" a computer, to accept data.
Processing
The thinking that the computer does - the calculations, compa…
67 terms
Computer Literacy Test 3
5 Ways that data is stored
Data is stored on computer in units ca…
All data stored in a computer is store…
the smallest decimal digit = ... the larg…
1) numeric data... 2) character data... 3) images... 4) sounds ... 5) mot…
1. bytes... 2. bits ... 3. words
binary
0, 9
5 Ways that data is stored
1) numeric data... 2) character data... 3) images... 4) sounds ... 5) mot…
Data is stored on computer in units ca…
1. bytes... 2. bits ... 3. words
49 terms
Computer Literacy midterm
Program instructions are fetched and e…
uses a command-line interface to commu…
what operating system is used on the i…
a USB device used to transfer photos f…
microprocessor
linux
iOS
card reader
Program instructions are fetched and e…
microprocessor
uses a command-line interface to commu…
linux
11 terms
Computer Literacy Ch. 6
document
edit
indent
delete
any work done on a computer with applications software, such…
to change text that is already entered
the extra space at the start of a paragraph
to remove something from a document, such as text or art
document
any work done on a computer with applications software, such…
edit
to change text that is already entered
28 terms
NOCTI - Computer Literacy
Hardware
Software
Operating system (OS)
RAM - Random Access Memory
The physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and oth…
the programs and other operating information used by a comput…
The program that, after being initially loaded into the compu…
temporary memory
Hardware
The physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and oth…
Software
the programs and other operating information used by a comput…
13 terms
Computer Literacy 7 Vocabulary Unit 2
spam
PDF
JPG
USB
Unwanted and unsolicited "junk" email or irrelevant postings…
Stands for "Portable Document Format' and it describes a file…
Stands for the "Joint Photographic Experts Group" which was t…
Stands for "Universal Serial Bus" and it refers to the most c…
spam
Unwanted and unsolicited "junk" email or irrelevant postings…
PDF
Stands for "Portable Document Format' and it describes a file…
33 terms
Computer Literacy and Multimedia
Peripheral
Browser
Aspect Ratio
Database
An auxillary device that connects to and works with a compute…
A program that accesses and displays files and other data ava…
The shape of an image or frame, expressed as the width to hei…
A collection of pieces of information that is organized and u…
Peripheral
An auxillary device that connects to and works with a compute…
Browser
A program that accesses and displays files and other data ava…
Computer Literacy Quiz 1
Hardware
Software
Operating System
Utilities
The physical components of a computer. (Ex. keyboard)
The programs and other operating information used by a comput…
The software that supports the computer's basic functions. (E…
The software that allows you to change computer settings. (Ex…
Hardware
The physical components of a computer. (Ex. keyboard)
Software
The programs and other operating information used by a comput…
26 terms
Computer Literacy Exam
Disk Drive
Hard Drive
Motherboard
Operating System
a physical drive in a computer capable of holding and retriev…
a non-volatile memory hardware device that permanently stores…
The motherboard is a printed circuit board that is the founda…
a software on the hard drive that enables the computer hardwa…
Disk Drive
a physical drive in a computer capable of holding and retriev…
Hard Drive
a non-volatile memory hardware device that permanently stores…
15 terms
Computer Literacy Terms
What is the cloud?
A ____bit computer is also designed wi…
What windows 7 edition can't support 6…
What tool would you use to create boot…
A lot of data
32bit
Starter
ImageX
What is the cloud?
A lot of data
A ____bit computer is also designed wi…
32bit
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Computer Literacy Final Exam
The first item to appear on the letter
Identifies the person who will receive…
The opening of a letter... EX:Dear Mr.Fa…
The section that states the purpose of…
Date
Letter Address
Salutation
Body
The first item to appear on the letter
Date
Identifies the person who will receive…
Letter Address
150 terms
Computer Literacy Final Exam
Two spaces
two
one
asdf jkl;
There are ............... after a period that ends a sentence
There are............... spaces after a colon
There are.............. spaces after a comma
The home row on the keyboard is composed of what eight keys?
Two spaces
There are ............... after a period that ends a sentence
two
There are............... spaces after a colon
28 terms
NOCTI - Computer Literacy
Hardware
Software
Operating system (OS)
RAM - Random Access Memory
The physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and oth…
the programs and other operating information used by a comput…
The program that, after being initially loaded into the compu…
temporary memory
Hardware
The physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and oth…
Software
the programs and other operating information used by a comput…
26 terms
Computer Literacy Lessons 25
Biometric security measure
Cable modem
Client
Client-server network
an authentication method that examines a fingerprint, a voice…
a device that uses coaxial cable to send and receive data.
A computer that uses the services of another program.
Computer configuration in which one or more computers on the…
Biometric security measure
an authentication method that examines a fingerprint, a voice…
Cable modem
a device that uses coaxial cable to send and receive data.
60 terms
Computer Literacy Test 1
subfolder
software
Root directory
hard disk
A folder contained within another folder
Intangible components of a computer system
Usually the C drive on the computer
Contains folders that hold documents
subfolder
A folder contained within another folder
software
Intangible components of a computer system
18 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 5
What is an operating system?
What is user interface?
What is a utility program?
What is a Graphical User Interface or…
A group of programs that controls how your computer functions
The desktop icons and menus that allow you to communicate wit…
A small program that performs many of the general housekeepin…
An easy user friendly point and click interface (ex. Windows,…
What is an operating system?
A group of programs that controls how your computer functions
What is user interface?
The desktop icons and menus that allow you to communicate wit…
22 terms
Computer Literacy-Emma Kendall
Clients
Computer
Data
Desktop Computer
Computers on a network
An electronic device for storing and processing data, typical…
Facts and statistics collected together for reference or anal…
A personal computer designed for regular use at a single loca…
Clients
Computers on a network
Computer
An electronic device for storing and processing data, typical…
30 terms
Computer Literacy Final
Which of the following are essential c…
T or F ... To work properly, every comput…
More RAM allows you to
Desktop systems should have the follow…
Computer Unit or CPU ... Monitor or display
True
Work with More files on your computer at the same time.
Monitor ... Mouse ... Keyboard
Which of the following are essential c…
Computer Unit or CPU ... Monitor or display
T or F ... To work properly, every comput…
True
13 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 4
What is software?
What is a program?
What is application software?
What is system software?
A set of instructions that tells the computer what to do
An instruction set which allows us to interact with and use a…
The software you use to do tasks at work, home, and school
Software that helps run the computer and coordinates instruct…
What is software?
A set of instructions that tells the computer what to do
What is a program?
An instruction set which allows us to interact with and use a…
16 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 6
What is Moore's Law?
What is the clock speed of a CPU?
What overclocking?
What is hyperthreading?
The pace at which CPU's improve stating the number of transis…
How many instructions the CPU can process each second measure…
Running the CPU at a faster speed the what the manufacturer r…
A CPU executing more than one instruction at the same time.
What is Moore's Law?
The pace at which CPU's improve stating the number of transis…
What is the clock speed of a CPU?
How many instructions the CPU can process each second measure…
8 terms
Computer Literacy - Chapter 2
Intel 8088
Intel 80386
Intel Pentium
Intel Pentium III
Clock rate: 4.77MHz
Clock rate: 16MHz - 40MHz
Clock rate: 60 MHz - 200 MHz
Clock rate: 500 MHz - 1.13GHz
Intel 8088
Clock rate: 4.77MHz
Intel 80386
Clock rate: 16MHz - 40MHz
16 terms
Computer Literacy - Chapter 1
Keyboard
Mouse
Microphone
Monitor
Input peripherals k
Input peripherals m
Input peripherals mi
Output peripherals m
Keyboard
Input peripherals k
Mouse
Input peripherals m
33 terms
Computer Literacy Terminology Review
Application
Backup
Booting
CPU
A computer program
A copy of a file or set of files
Starting the computer
Central Processing Unit, the brain of the computer
Application
A computer program
Backup
A copy of a file or set of files
11 terms
Computer Literacy 7 Vocabulary Unit 1
multimedia
software
hardware
intranet
To use a combination of text, pictures, sounds, movies, and/o…
Lines of computer code written by programmers that tell the c…
The physical parts of a computer and all related devices.
An internal or private network that is only available in one…
multimedia
To use a combination of text, pictures, sounds, movies, and/o…
software
Lines of computer code written by programmers that tell the c…
20 terms
computer literacy basics Lesson 1
arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)
central processing unit(CPU)
circuit board
computer
The part of the central processing unit that performs arithme…
The brain of the computer; also know as the microprocessor.
A thin plate or board that contains electronic components.
Electronic device that receives, processes, and stores data,…
arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)
The part of the central processing unit that performs arithme…
central processing unit(CPU)
The brain of the computer; also know as the microprocessor.
40 terms
Computer Literacy Exam
Hardware consists of a series of instr…
The circuitry of the system unit usual…
The client controls access to the reso…
Web pages rarely have built- in connec…
False- Correct Answer- Software
False Correct Answer- Motherboard
False... Correct Answer: Server. The client only requests resour…
False... Correct Answer: Web pages often have these links.
Hardware consists of a series of instr…
False- Correct Answer- Software
The circuitry of the system unit usual…
False Correct Answer- Motherboard
43 terms
Computer Literacy 102: Data
bit
byte
standard codes
word
Binary Digit- switches (0=off, 1=on)
sequence of 8 bits
(1) ASCII (one byte) (2) EBCDIC (one byte) (3) Unicode (two b…
number of bits as a unit
bit
Binary Digit- switches (0=off, 1=on)
byte
sequence of 8 bits
22 terms
Data Taylor Computer Literacy
Data stored in
Two types of Data
Ascii
Unicode
Bits, bytes and words.... Numeric Data, Character Data, Images,…
A text file is a file that could have been created by typing…
American Standard Code for Information Interchange. The ASCII…
Unicode uses two bytes to store each character so the word "c…
Data stored in
Bits, bytes and words.... Numeric Data, Character Data, Images,…
Two types of Data
A text file is a file that could have been created by typing…
24 terms
Taylor Computer Literacy Networking
A network consists of...
Protocol and rules
Messages
Clients and servers
2 or more computers according to the standard definition. How…
Standard method of transmitting data between two end-points.…
Message is the name given to an entity that is being transfer…
The computers on the Internet can be categorized as either a…
A network consists of...
2 or more computers according to the standard definition. How…
Protocol and rules
Standard method of transmitting data between two end-points.…
24 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 1
Bit
Booting
Byte
CD-R
the smallest binary component; also known as a binary digit
The process of starting a computer.
a unit of measurement based on the binary system, representin…
Compact Disk Recordable: a form of optical storage that can b…
Bit
the smallest binary component; also known as a binary digit
Booting
The process of starting a computer.
12 terms
Computer Literacy - Parts of a Computer System
Keyboard
Monitor
Printer
Speakers
An input device to type on.
An output device to see what the program looks like.
An output device to have a hard copy of a document.
An output device that allows everyone in the room to hear the…
Keyboard
An input device to type on.
Monitor
An output device to see what the program looks like.
13 terms
Computer Literacy 7 Vocabulary Unit 3
applications
cyberbully
Copyright Law
CPU
Programs that allow you to accomplish certain tasks such as w…
The electronic posting of mean-spirited messages about a pers…
The law that protects the exclusive legal right to reproduce,…
The main chip that allows computers to do millions of calcula…
applications
Programs that allow you to accomplish certain tasks such as w…
cyberbully
The electronic posting of mean-spirited messages about a pers…
10 terms
Computer Literacy Terms 2
Chat
Cyberbullying
Domain Name
Internet Backbone
Real-time typed conversations that take place on a computer o…
harassment, often involving teens and preteens, using technol…
text-based name that corresponds to the IP address of a serve…
the term used to to describe the major carriers of network tr…
Chat
Real-time typed conversations that take place on a computer o…
Cyberbullying
harassment, often involving teens and preteens, using technol…
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