Computer Features
Keyboard
Desktop
Application Software
Definitions
100
The primary screen you see when your computer turns on and the operating system starts.
What is a desktop?
100
The keys "A S D F J K L ; "
What is a home row?
100
The background of the screen.
What is the wallpaper?
100
Designed to allow users to enter numbers and preform mathematical functions.
What is spreadsheet software?
100
The fraudulent stealing of personal information about someone for the purpose of impersonating him or her.
What is identity theft?
200
The term used to describe the way that we communicate with a computer program.
What is an interface?
200
R T F G B Y U H J N M
What keys do the middle fingers strike?
200
Line that appears across the bottom, top or along the side of the screen that contains the start menu, the time and other icons.
What is the taskbar?
200
Designed to create images or manipulate photographs or pictures.
What is graphics software?
200
The ability of individual users to stop personal information from becoming known to others.
What is privacy?
300
A pattern or animation that appears on the monitor when a computer is left idle for an amount of time defined by the user.
What is a screensaver?
300
The key you press to go to another line.
What is the enter key?
300
The three buttons on the top right corner of a window.
What are the minimize button, maximize button and the close button?
300
Designed to create written documents such as letters and reports.
What is word processing software?
300
A small text file written to a users computer by a website.
What are cookies?
400
Line that appears across the top or bottom or along the side of the screen.
What is a taskbar?
400
You strike the letter "O" with this finger.
What is the ring finger?
400
A bar at the bottom of the screen that tells you how many objects or where you are.
What is the status bar?
400
All-in-one-business-software packages that usually contain a word processor, spreadsheet and database.
What is utility software?
400
Computer programs designed to detect and disarm or remove computer virus's that attempt to disrupt or even destroy files and other programs.
What is anti-virus software?
500
Use windows, icons, and pop-up menus because they make communication with the computer easier.
What is a graphic user interface?
500
The keys you press to bring up the log in menu on a school computer.
What are the "ctrl, alt, delete" keys?
500
Where to go to look up files on your computer.
What is the search bar?
500
Facilitates communication among computer users.
What is Communication software?
500
Copyright-free collections of artwork and images that can be "clipped" and reproduced in other formats.
What is clip-art?
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