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Intro to Computers

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1. Collectively, the four operations of input, process, output and storage is considered to be the _____. Information Processing Cycle
2. _____ conveys meaning and is useful to one or more people. Information
3. Any hardware component used to enter data is a(n) _____. Input Device
4. A stylus is a small device, resembling a _____, used to input data. Pen
5. The main circuitboard of the system unit is the _____. Motherboard
6. A kilobyte represents approximately _____ memory locations. One Thousand
7. A gigabyte represents approximately _____ memory locations. One Billion
8. _____ make information resulting from processing available for use. Output Devices
9. A printer that produces photo-quality pictures is considered to be a(n) _____. Photo Printer
10. ___________ is used to create, edit, format, and print documents. Word Processing Software
11. ___________ allows the user to create slides for use in a presentation. Presentation Graphical Software
12. The ____________ is the world's largest network. Internet
13. ___________ is the communications standard used to transfer pages on the Web. Hypertext Transfer Protocol
14. ______________ is a collection of unprocessed items. Data
15. People who use the computer or the information that it provides are called _____ User
16. The case that contains electronic components of the computer used to process data is a __________. System Unit
17. The reduction of electricity consumed and the environmental waste generated when using a computer is called _____________. Green Computing
18. ___________ is an Internet service that provides hard disk storage online to computer users. Cloud Storage
19. A Utility Program will allow you to complete: Managing disk drives, printers, and other media
20. ___________ is an online community that encourages members to share their interests, ideas, photos, videos, etc. with other users. Social Networking
21. A gigabyte represents approximately one million memory locations. False
22. A monitor is a display device that is packaged as a separate unit. True
23. A storage device is used to store data when the data is not being used in memory. True
24. A smart band is a narrow band that forms a circle on the disk surface. False
25. When a read/write head touches a platter it is considered to be a platter crash and results in loss of memory. False
26. CD-R discs are erasable optical discs that you can write on multiple times. False
27. A DVD-ROM is a high capacity optical disc. True
28. Flash memory cards are solid-state media with no moving parts. True
29. Magnetic Disks use magnetic particles to store items on the disk's surface. True
30. A rootkit is a collective name for malicious software that is secretly added to a users computer that act without the user's knowledge and deliberately alter the computer's operations. False
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