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AMS Tech Terms

AMS Tech Terms Practice

QuestionAnswer
WWW world wide web or Internet
The “i” in Apple products Internet capable
DVD Digital Versatile Disc or a high-capacity optical disc that looks like a CD,
PC personal computer
Part of computer that allows you to type in info keyboard
Allows you to open and close windows and move the cursor mouse
The part that allows you to view what you are doing. monitor
The part that allows you to get a hard copy of what is on the monitor. printer
This part works with the computer, takes a picture, and then allows you to download it to your computer. webcam or digital camera like Photobooth
A small picture that may open a program or start a command. icon
The choice of print you choose to do your word processing in is called the… font
If you add clip-art to your word processing document, it is called a … graphic
When the word processor automatically takes the text to a new line it is called… wrapping text or word wrap
What simple 3-word procedure to you use if you want to duplicate something? highlight, copy, paste
.edu education domain
.com commercial organization (business) domain
.net network domain
.org organization domain (nonprofit)
.mil military domain
.gov government domain
.int international domain (like Unitied Nations)
.biz commericial business
When 2 or more computers communicate with one another, you have a … network
What two kinds of disks hold computer data and programs? CDs and DVDs
A disk that holds more info than a CD is… DVD
The term that refers to checking out websites on the Internet is called… surfing or browsing
What information must you never give out, unless you have your parent or guardian’s permission? personal information like address, telephones, birthdate, personal photo, credit card nummbers
What two keys do you use to toggle between programs? (on a Mac) command – Tab
Domain the address identifying a specific site on the Internet
Html hyper text markup language (code…with all the odd letters and symbols)
RAM eandom access memory
ROM read only memory
SPAM sending particularly annoying messages (or mail)
Snail mail the ol’ post office way of sending mail
URL uniform resource locator (the web address in the browser, for example)
HTTP hyper text transfer protocol (what you see on the URL)
Email electronic mail
Jpeg joint photographic experts group
png portable network graphic
PSD photoshop document
TIFF tagged Information File Format
Command-s save
Command-c copy
Command-x cut
Command-v paste
Command-tab shows open programs
Command-q quit programs
Netiquette proper online conduct
Hyperlink text or image that links to something else
Attribution to give credit to someone
Web 2.0 the Read/Write Web
Bookmark or Favorite a way to mark your favorite web sites
Browser a program used to access the Internet (like Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer)
Search Engine a program used to access certain info (like Google or Yahoo)
Hard Drive the part of the computer that stores all the information and software
Byte a set of 8 bits that represent a single character in the computer's memory
Kilobyte 1,000 bytes or 1024 bytes
Megabyte 1,000,00 bytes or one million bytes
Gigabyte 1,000 megabytes or one billion bytes
Basic a computer programming language
Java a popular computer programming language
Multimedia the integration of multiple forms of media. This includes text, graphics, audio, video, etc.
Command-Space Bar Opens the Spotlight Menu
Esc Clears the Spotlight search field
Esc-Esc Quits i the Spotlight Menu
Command-option- esc Force program to close
WWW world wide web or Internet
The “i” in Apple products Internet capable
DVD Digital Versatile Disc or a high-capacity optical disc that looks like a CD,
PC personal computer
Part of computer that allows you to type in info keyboard
Allows you to open and close windows and move the cursor mouse
The part that allows you to view what you are doing. monitor
The part that allows you to get a hard copy of what is on the monitor. printer
This part works with the computer, takes a picture, and then allows you to download it to your computer. webcam or digital camera like Photobooth
A small picture that may open a program or start a command. icon
The choice of print you choose to do your word processing in is called the… font
If you add clip-art to your word processing document, it is called a … graphic
When the word processor automatically takes the text to a new line it is called… wrapping text or word wrap
What simple 3-word procedure to you use if you want to duplicate something? highlight, copy, paste
.edu education domain
.com commercial organization (business) domain
.net network domain
.org organization domain (nonprofit)
.mil military domain
.gov government domain
.int international domain (like Unitied Nations)
.biz commericial business
When 2 or more computers communicate with one another, you have a … network
What two kinds of disks hold computer data and programs? CDs and DVDs
A disk that holds more info than a CD is… DVD
The term that refers to checking out websites on the Internet is called… surfing or browsing
What information must you never give out, unless you have your parent or guardian’s permission? personal information like address, telephones, birthdate, personal photo, credit card nummbers
What two keys do you use to toggle between programs? (on a Mac) command – Tab
Domain the address identifying a specific site on the Internet
Html hyper text markup language (code…with all the odd letters and symbols)
RAM eandom access memory
ROM read only memory
SPAM sending particularly annoying messages (or mail)
Snail mail the ol’ post office way of sending mail
URL uniform resource locator (the web address in the browser, for example)
HTTP hyper text transfer protocol (what you see on the URL)
Email electronic mail
Jpeg joint photographic experts group
png portable network graphic
PSD photoshop document
TIFF tagged Information File Format
Command-s save
Command-c copy
Command-x cut
Command-v paste
Command-tab shows open programs
Command-q quit programs
Netiquette proper online conduct
Hyperlink text or image that links to something else
Attribution to give credit to someone
Web 2.0 the Read/Write Web
Bookmark or Favorite a way to mark your favorite web sites
Browser a program used to access the Internet (like Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer)
Search Engine a program used to access certain info (like Google or Yahoo)
Hard Drive the part of the computer that stores all the information and software
Byte a set of 8 bits that represent a single character in the computer's memory
Kilobyte 1,000 bytes or 1024 bytes
Megabyte 1,000,00 bytes or one million bytes
Gigabyte 1,000 megabytes or one billion bytes
Basic a computer programming language
Java a popular computer programming language
Multimedia the integration of multiple forms of media. This includes text, graphics, audio, video, etc.
Command-Space Bar Opens the Spotlight Menu
Esc Clears the Spotlight search field
Esc-Esc Quits i the Spotlight Menu
Command-option- esc Force program to close
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