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Computer Terms

Quiz by Stephanie Windham

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  • Q1
    A small picture on a computer screen that represents a program or function.
    Cursor
    Button
    Folder
    Icon
    30s
  • Q2
    This part of a computer processes instructions and performs calculations.
    Monitor
    CPU
    USB
    RAM
    30s
  • Q3
    The main circuit board of a computer, which connects all the components together.
    Motherboard
    Mouse
    Keyboard
    Printer
    30s
  • Q4
    A type of software that allows a user to interact with a computer using visual elements such as windows, icons, and menus.
    Browser
    Antivirus
    Operating System
    Firewall
    30s
  • Q5
    A high-speed network connection that allows data to be transmitted over telephone lines.
    DSL
    Bluetooth
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet
    30s
  • Q6
    A software program that displays web pages and allows users to navigate the internet.
    Firewall
    Server
    Router
    Browser
    30s
  • Q7
    A small, hand-held device that moves the cursor on a computer screen.
    Keyboard
    Monitor
    Mouse
    Printer
    30s
  • Q8
    Programs that can damage computer systems by replicating themselves.
    Firewall
    Cookies
    Viruses
    Spam
    30s
  • Q9
    A device that connects multiple computers together in a local area network, allowing them to share resources.
    Router
    Switch
    Modem
    Hub
    30s
  • Q10
    This is a device used for moving a cursor around on a computer screen, allowing the user to select and interact with files and programs.
    Monitor
    Speaker
    Keyboard
    Mouse
    30s
  • Q11
    This term refers to software designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network.
    Modem
    Scanner
    Firewall
    Router
    30s
  • Q12
    This term refers to a storage device that uses flash memory to store data and can be easily plugged into a computer's USB port.
    USB flash drive
    Printer
    Hard drive
    CD-ROM
    30s
  • Q13
    This term refers to a program that searches for and removes harmful software from a computer system.
    Chatroom
    Antivirus
    Email
    Browser
    30s
  • Q14
    This term refers to a small file that a website stores on a user's computer to store information about the user's preferences or browsing activity.
    Firewall
    Cookie
    Router
    Server
    30s
  • Q15
    This term refers to a program that operates like a digital filing cabinet, allowing users to store, organize, and access their digital files.
    Video game
    Social media
    File manager
    Web browser
    30s

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