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Unit 2

Quiz yourself by thinking what should be in each of the black spaces below before clicking on it to display the answer.

Computer   An electronic device that processes data.  
Personal Computer (PC)   A computer used by one person at a time.  
Central Processing Unit (CPU)   The computer's brain.  
Bit   The smallest unit of information, always 1 or a 0.  
Byte   The building block for all information that flows through a computer.  
Hardware   The collection of physical devices that make up your computer system.  
Input   When a user enters information into your computer.  
Output   When a computer delivers information back to a user.  
Random-Access Memory (RAM)   Temporary information that a computer uses only when it works with a particular file.  
Read-Only Memory (ROM)   The permanet information on your hard drive.  
Storage Device   A hard drive, a server, or a disk.  
Software   A set of instructions that makes it possible for your computer to perform tasks.  
Operating System (OS)   The main program that makes your computer work.  
Network   A group of computers connected together.  
Drive   The largest storage area.  
Folder   A place to save and organize files.  
File   A collection of data.  
Save As   Lets you rename a file and, at the same time, copy a file by saving it to a new location.  
Shortcut   An icon that is a direct link to a file or folder.  
Keyword   A word (or words) keyed into a search box that matches the topic you are looking for.  
Content Search   Look for information from a list of categories and topics.  
Keyword Search   Key one or more keywords.  


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