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Computer Terms Practice Exercises

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Updated on Jul 15, 2011

Read the following study guide for a concept review:

Computer Terms Study Guide

Activity 1: TRUE OR FALSE?

Read each statement. Write T if it's true or F if it's false.

  1. A font is a typeface that can change size and style.
  2. Firmware and malware are both types of software that should be avoided.
  3. Emoticons are ways of expressing emotion in casual computer communications.
  4. A template is a type of spam that many computer users delete.
  5. The webmaster is the person in charge of maintaining a cursor.
  6. The two-digit numerical system used by computers is referred to as gigabyte.
  7. To defragment is to clean the computer.
  8. Hypertext is information that leads you from one site to another one.
  9. Computers are protected from damage from other users through the use of a tutorial.
  10. Netiquette is good manners for computer users.

Activity 2: WORD MATCH

1. bandwidth a. internal or external communications device
2. browser b. protective software
3. domain c. data in bits per second
4. firewall d. program for accessing the Web
5. modem e. group of computers

Activity 3: WHAT AM I?

Read each question and choose an appropriate answer from this lesson's vocabulary words.

  1. I can be bold and use a variety of styles. What am I?
  2. I'm not nasty and I maintain privacy. What am I?
  3. I'm in charge of this website! What am I?
  4. I'm what you need to access programs, files, and other important data. What am I?
  5. No one wants me and I just end up in the deleted file every time. What am I?

Activity 4: HIDDEN WORDS

All the vocabulary words are hidden in this puzzle. Look across, down, diagonally, or backward to find them.

The World Wide Web Computer Terms

Answers

Activity 1: TRUE OR FALSE?

  1. True
  2. False
  3. True
  4. False
  5. False
  6. False
  7. True
  8. True
  9. False
  10. True

Activity 2: WORD MATCH

  1. c
  2. d
  3. e
  4. b
  5. a

Activity 3: WHAT AM I?

  1. font
  2. netiquette
  3. webmaster
  4. server
  5. spam

Activity 4: HIDDEN WORDS

The World Wide Web Computer Terms

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