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. (AI) _____ Cathode Ray Tube (C.R.T.) 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 human. _____ 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 (I.C.) 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 another _____ 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.