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1

“___________ technology” merges computing with high-speed communications.

INFORMATION

2

A(n)___________ is an electronic machine that accepts data and processes it into information.

COMPUTER

3

___________ refers to information presented in nontextual forms such as video, sound, and graphics.

MULTIMEDIA

4

____________ are high-capacity computers with thousands of processors.

SUPERCOMPUTERS

5

Main memory is a software component. T/F

FALSE

6

Movies are a form of multimedia. T/F

TRUE

7

Modems store information. T/F

FALSE

8

___________ refers to two-way communication; the user can respond to information received via the computer and modify what the computer is doing.

INTERACTIVITY

9

The general term for all the machinery and equipment in a computer system is__________.

HARDWARE

10

One gigabyte is approximately________ characters.

BILLION

11

The__________ is the display device that takes the electrical signals from the video card and forms an image using points of colored light on the screen.

MONITOR

12

__________ is data that is so large and complex that it cannot be processed using conventional methods.

BIG DATA

13

Micro controllers process faster than supercomputers. T/F

FALSE

14

Computers are becoming larger, slower, and more expensive. T/F

FALSE

15

A modem is a programmable, multiuse machine that accepts data—raw facts and figures—and processes, or manipulates, it into information we can use. T/F

FALSE