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Computer Literacy

Quiz by Nadir Ahmad

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  • Q1
    an electronic device that manipulates information, or data
  • Q2
    any part of your computer that has a physical structure
  • Q3
    any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do and how to do it
  • Q4
    computers designed to be placed on a desk, and they're typically made up of a few different parts, including the computer case, monitor, keyboard, and mouse.
    Desktop computers are considered what type of computer?
  • Q5
    battery-powered computers that are more portable than desktops, allowing you to use them almost anywhere.
    laptop computers (notebook computers)
  • Q6
    are handheld computers that are even more portable than laptops. Instead of a keyboard and mouse, tablets use a touch-sensitive screen for typing and navigation.
    tablet computer (or tablet)
  • Q7
    a computer that serves up information to other computers on a network
  • Q8
    Wearable technology is a general term for a group of devices—including fitness trackers and smartwatches—that are designed to be worn throughout the day
    wearables/wearable technology
  • Q9
    cell phones that can do a lot of things computers can do, including browsing the Internet and playing games
  • Q10
    two main styles of personal computers
    PC and Mac
  • Q11
    the computer case, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and power cord
    The basic parts of a desktop computer
  • Q12
    the metal and plastic box that contains the main components of the computer, including the motherboard, central processing unit (CPU), and power supply
    Computer Case (Tower)
  • Q13
    works with a video card, located inside the computer case, to display images and text on the screen
    The monitor
  • Q14
    are newer monitors, they usually have LCD (liquid crystal display) or LED (light-emitting diode) displays. These can be made very thin
    flat-panel displays
  • Q15
    are monitors that are much larger and heavier, and they take up more desk space.
    CRT (cathode ray tube)

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