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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.
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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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