Released in 1975, the ________ computer was the first personal computer.
One of the reasons the Apple II computer was popular was that ________.
the operating system was stored in ROM
The ________ was the first portable computer.
What programming language transformed the software industry because beginning students could learn it easily?
Which company approached Bill Gates to write an operating system program for its computer?
Steve Wozniak designed this in 1978, which fostered the development of DOS.
5.25 inch floppy disk
Introduced in the late 1970s, which of the following allowed users to interact more easily with the computer?
The graphical user interface (GUI)
The Alto computer, built by ________, was the first to use a graphical user interface (GUI).
Released in 1993, ________ was the first Internet web browser.
T or F: Second-generation computers replaced tubes with transistors.
T or F: Grace Hopper coined the term computer bug when the Harvard Mark 1 malfunctioned when a moth flew into it.
T or F: The world’s first integrated circuit was developed at Texas Instruments.
T or F: A compiler is a program that translates computer language instructions into English.
mechanical switches were in the _________ generation.
vacuum tubes were in the _________ generation.
transistors were in the _________ generation.
microprocessor chips were in the _________ generation.
integrated circuits were in the _________ generation.
a co-founder of Apple Corp
developed the first compiler
invented the first integrated circuit
“father of computing”
co-founder of Microsoft
an early web browser
first word processing application
one of the first electronic spreadsheets to use a GUI
first desktop publishing software
first electronic spreadsheet application
Computers use ________ language consisting of 0s and 1s.
In binary language, each letter of the alphabet, each number, and each special symbol is made up of a unique combination of eight ________.
An Apple iPad and a Microsoft Surface are examples of ________ computers.
Which of the following computers is large, expensive and supports many simultaneous users and manages large amounts of data?
________ computers are specially designed computer chips that reside inside other devices such as a car.
The number of pixels displayed on the screen is known as ________.
The most common type of monitor is a(n) ________.
liquid crystal display (LCD)
________ printers either melt a wax based ink on regular paper or by burning dots on specially coated paper.
The ________ contains the central electronic components of the computer.
A ________ enables your computer to connect to other computers or to the Internet.
network interface card (NIC)
The area that holds all the startup instructions the computer needs to start is the ________.
A(n) ________ CPU has two processing paths, allowing it to process more than one instruction at a time.
All of the following are examples of nonvolatile storage EXCEPT ________.
B. hard drive
D. flash drive
Which of the following optical storage media has the greatest storage capacity?
A. DVD DL
Which port is the most common port used to connect input and output devices?
Universal serial bus (USB)
Which computer port transmits audio and video without the need for compression?
________ is concerned with the design and arrangement of machines and furniture to avoid uncomfortable or unsafe experiences.
A kilobyte is exactly ________ bytes.
main circuit board containing the central electronic components of a computer
used to enter data
case that houses the electronic components, power source, and storage devices of a desktop computer
displays processed data
external device that exchanges data with the computer through ports
disk capacities from smallest to largest
Which of the following is the smallest unit of measure?
Dropbox is an example of ________.
All of the following are ways to avoid injuries when working on computers EXCEPT ________.
A. placing a monitor at least 12″ from the eyes
B. purchasing an adjustable chair
C. ensuring proper lighting
D. taking breaks
placing a monitor at least 12″ from the eyes
What is a gigabyte?
approximately one billion bytes
T or F: Data and information are interchangeable terms.
What is the most common port on digital devices?
Which types of memory can be found on the motherboard?
RAM and ROM only
Which of the following is not one of the 4 functions of a computer?
Which of the following does not contain an embedded computer?
A. your car
B. the thermostat
C. a drone
D. your smartphone
physical components of a computer
represents a fact, figure, or idea
turning data into information
data organized in a meaningful way
The web is based on the ________ Protocol.
A computer connected to the Internet that asks for data is a(n) ________.
A(n) ________ is installed on your computer, and when the program is opened, your e-mail is downloaded to your computer.
All of the following are tips for professional e-mail etiquette EXCEPT ________.
A. be concise and to the point
B. include a meaningful subject line
C. use abbreviations such as “u,” “r,” and “BRB” to keep the e-mail message shorter
D. use spell-checker and proofread before sending
use abbreviations such as “u,” “r,” and “BRB” to keep the e-mail message shorter
A ________ allows visitors to add, remove, or edit its content.
Which of the following are personal video journal entries posted on the web?
Podcasts enable you to ________.
deliver audio/video files via RSS
Multimedia is anything that involves one or more of the following EXCEPT ________.
C. audio files
D. video files
________ media are continuously fed to your browser so you do not have to wait for the entire file to completely download before listening to or watching it.
All of the following are types of e-commerce business EXCEPT ________.
The “s” in “https” stands for ________ socket layer.
The intent of the Internet was created to provide
a secure form of communications and a common communications means for all computers
T or F: Paraphrasing content from a website in your research paper without documenting the source is considered plagiarism.
In the URL http://www.microsoft.com/surface, the portion labeled “.com” is the ________.
A(n) ________ is a navigation aid that shows the path you have taken to get to a web page or where the page is located within the website.
AND, OR, and NOT are examples of ________ operators.
T or F: Geolocation is a GPS enabled feature on a smart phone that provides your location to apps like Uber.
T or F: Currently, there are no federal laws specifically prohibiting cyber bullying.
large network of networks
tool used to locate information on the web
application program used to view the web
location that maintains the computers that store the website files
asynchronous electronic communication
protocol that allows files to be transferred from a web server
transactions between a company and its customers
transactions between two individuals
protocol that allows files to be transferred over the Internet
Which strategy should you use to search for a specific phrase?
Use quotation marks around the phrase
Which of the following would be an example of a C2C business?
Which is NOT an event associated with the beginning of the Internet?
A. The first e-mail program was written by Ray Tomlinson.
B. Amazon.com was one of the first web sites on the Internet.
C. TCP/IP protocol was developed that allowed different computers to communicate with each other.
D. The US Department of Defense creates ARPA.
Amazon.com was one of the first web sites on the Internet.
What do you need if you want to read, send, and organize e-mail from any computer connected to the Internet?
web-based e-mail account
When using the Internet for research, you ___.
should evaluate sites for bias and relevance
In the URL http://www.nasa.gov/blog, which part is considered the protocol?
In the URL http://www.nasa.gov/blog, which part is considered the top-level domain?
What web browser feature would be particularly useful when using public computers?