Computer Terminology Matching Worksheet Verbal/Visual

Computer Terminology Matching Worksheet Verbal/Visual Dictionary Name: ___________________________________ Date: ______________________________ _____ Abacus
1) spaces found on the motherboard. Smaller daughterboards are connected into the
expansion slots of the motherboard.
_____ Analog Computers
2) are 5.25 inch or 3.5 inch in diameter. The disk is enclosed in a plastic case. It is used
to store data.
Artificial Intelligence
3) is a peripheral device that displays information to you.
Cathode Ray Tube
4) is electronic mailing of personal letters from one computer to another.
_____ Circuit
5) is found on the outside of your computer. This is where you insert floppy disks. These
disk drives are usually known as the a: and the b: drive.
_____ Circuit Boards
6) is an enormous network made up of thousands of interconnected smaller networks
throughout the entire world. It is also known as the information superhighway.
_____ CD-ROM
7) is the center of a network. It is the computer which contains all the files and software
for all the computers in the network.
_____ CD-ROM Drive
8)is a computer term used when a computer seems or appears to be thinking like a
_____ Computer
9) is a peripheral device which produces an on-screen display and also includes all the
internal circuitry such as the cathode ray tube
_____ Daughterboards
10) are made of plastic and contain chips - metal tracks - and electronic devices such as
resistors - transistors and capacitors.
_____ Expansion slots
11)is the first counting and calculating machine invented by the Chinese about 4000
years ago.
_____ File server
12) were the first counting tools.
_____ Fingers and toes
13) a set of electronic components that perform a particular function in an electronic
system. It is the path the electricity follows.
_____ E-Mail
14) is found on the outside of the computer. It is where you insert your CD-ROM. It is
usually known as the d: drive.
_____ Floppy disk drive
15) is inside the monitor. The screen is attached to it.
_____ Floppy disks
16) is Read Only Memeory.
_____ Hard Drive
17) International Business Machines is the largest computer company in the world.
_____ Input Device
18) found inside the computer. It is used to store and save what you put into the
Computer Terminology Matching Worksheet Verbal/Visual Dictionary Name: ___________________________________ Date: ______________________________ computer
_____ I.B.M
Integrated Circuit
19) is the system board of a computer.
20) was invented in 1958; it combines all the parts a computer needs to run in one small
place-a chip.
_____ Internet
21) is an electronic machine. It is a tool used to do work.
_____ Monitor
22)are used by scientists and engineers. These kinds of computers compare and
measure such scientific quantities as temperature - weight - speed - voltage frequencies
_____ Motherboard
23) Read Only Memory is a permanent memory chip inside a computer. Its contents
cannot be altered or erased.
_____ Mouse
24) is when two or more computers are interconnected. They can communicate with one
_____ Network
25) is a peripheral device used to input information into the computer.
_____ Output Device
26) Random Access Memory which is the computers primary workplace. It is temporary
memory because once you turn off the computer all its contents will be erased.
_____ R.A.M.
27) is an input device used for moving a cursor on the screen.
_____ R.O.M
28) are circuit boards which are connected to the expansion slots on the motherboard of
the computer.