CGS2100 Exam 1

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Internet
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The ___ is a worldwide collection of computer networks that allows people to communicate and exchange information quickly and easily
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Sell or advertise and communicate
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Bussiness’ use the WWW to ___
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HTML, XML, ASP
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All of the following are created using these programming languages
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Web Server
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Web pages are stored on a ____
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Wireless
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____ networks use radio frequency signals to transmit data between individual computers and devices that are physically connected to a network.
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Engines
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Search ____ search the Web for the words or expressions you enter as search criteria.
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Internet Explorer
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Bing is a product of ____.
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Protocol
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A URL’s ____ is a standardized procedure the computers use to exchange data.
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FTP, HTTP
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____ and ____ are two of the most common protocols used on the Internet.
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IP address
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A(n) ____ is a unique number that identifies the server or computer connected to the Internet.
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address box
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To display a specific Web page, you can enter its URL in the ____.
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Thumbnail
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____ images are miniature pictures of all open tabs in your Web browser.
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Favorites
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The ___ is an Internet Explorer feature that you can use to store and organize a list of Web pages you want to revisit and keep available.
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Personal Computer
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The term “PC” refers to computers that ____.
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Architecture or Configuration
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The design and construction of the hardware of a particular computer is referred to as its ____.
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Binary digits
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A computer interprets every signal as either “on” or “off, ” using numbers known as ____.
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ASCII
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The ____ system translates the decimal numbers 0-255 into binary data representing a letter or character on the keyboard.
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Commands
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____ are instructions to a computer on how to process data.
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CPU/Processor/MicroProcessor
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The ____ is mounted on the motherboard and is responsible for executing instructions to process data.
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Cards
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____ are removable circuit boards that are inserted into slots on the motherboard to expand the capabilities of the motherboard.
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BIOS(Basic input/output system)
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____ is the set of instructions that tells a computer to initialize the motherboard, how to recognize devices connected to the computer, and to start the boot process.
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CMOS
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____ changes every time you add or remove hardware; therefore, it is often referred to as semipermanent memory.
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Executable
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A(n) ____ file contains the instructions that tell a computer how to perform a specific task
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Hard Disk
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The most common magnetic storage device is the ____.
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Peripheral
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Your computer needs ____ devices to accomplish input and output functions.
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LCD
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Most flat panel monitors use ____ technology.
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Output
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A monitor is a(n) ____ device
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Laser
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The most popular printers for business use are ____ printers.
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Comp. Recognizes&use immediately
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When you plug a USB connector into a USB port, ____.
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Taskbar
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The ____ is a strip that contains buttons to give you quick access to common tools and running programs.
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Recycling Bin
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The ____ holds deleted items until you remove them permanently.
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GUI
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The ____ displays icons corresponding to services running in the background on your computer.
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Programs
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The term ____ refers to applications that a computer uses to complete tasks.
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Pointing Device/Mouse
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To interact with objects on your desktop, you use a ____.
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Screen Tip
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When you point to icons on the taskbar, a(n) ____ displays to tell you the name or purpose of the object.
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Menu
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A ____ is a group or list of commands
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Folder
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A(n) ____ is a container that helps to organize the contents of your computer.
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File
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A(n) ____ is a collection of data that has a name and is stored on a computer
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USB, CD, DVDs
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Removable Mediums are….
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Letter
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A computer distinguishes one drive from another by assigning each a drive ____.
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C
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The hard disk is usually assigned to drive ____.
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Shift
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To select files that are listed together in a window, click the first file in the list, hold down the ____ key, and then click the last file in the list.
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CTRL
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To select files that are not listed together, click one file, hold down the ____ key, and then click the other files.
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Period(.)
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Which character separates the main part of a filename from the extension?
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Extract
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When you ____ a file, you create an uncompressed copy of the file in a folder you specify

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