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  • 1. THE INTERNET
  • 2. What is a MODEM?
    • A device that allows computers to communicate with each other over the phone.
  • 3. What is a cable?
    • It is something used to connect peripheral devices to a computer.
  • 4. What is the CPU?
    • It is a brain computer.
  • 5. What does the CPU do?
    • It carries out all the functions needed to control the operations within it.
  • 6. How is the Central Processing Unit called?
    • It is called CPU.
  • 7. What is a CD-ROM?
    • It is used to store large quantities of informations which will be used by a computer.
  • 8. What does CLIP ART mean?
    • It means a collection of graphics within a program.
  • 9. What is an E-MAIL?
    • One of the systems that allows you to send messages from your computer to other computers.
  • 10. What is ELECTRONIC MAIL?
    • It is another name for e-mail.
  • 11. What is a Bounce?
    • A message that is returned to your e-mail address and does not reach the addressee.
  • 12. What is an INTERNET BROWSER?
    • The software that lets a computer show Web pages and displays them on a screen.
  • 13. What is a HOME PAGE?
    • It is the starting point for browsing the Internet.
  • 14. What is a BOOKMARK?
    • It is what allows marking a page and then adding its URL to a list.
  • 15. What is CACHE?
    • It is the space your browser uses to store pages.
  • 16. What is HTML?
    • It is the language in which the World Wide Web documents are written.
  • 17. What does HTML stand for?
    • Hypertext Markup Language.
  • 18. What is a LINK?
    • It is the text or graphic you click on to make a hypertext jump to another page.
  • 19. What does a SEARCH ENGINE?
    • It helps you find pages aout specific topics.
  • 20. What is URL?
    • It is the address that identifies a Web resource.
  • 21. What does URL mean?
    • UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR.
  • 22. What is REAL AUDIO?
    • It is a tool that allows you to hear and record sounds from the Internet.
  • 23. What is CHAT?
    • It is a communication tool that uses typed words rather than speech.
  • 24. What does COPYRIGHT mean?
    • It is the legal protection for the author of a program forbidding unauthorised copies of software.
  • 25. What does a DATABASE enable you to do?
    • It enables you to manipulate, store, record, and retrieve data from a collection of related files.
  • 26. What is a DISK?
    • It is a device that stores information.
  • 27. What is an ICON?
    • It is a small picture representation or symbol of a computer command or function.
  • 28. What does INTERNET WWW stand for?
    • It is an enormous network made up of thousands of interconnected smaller networks throughout the entire world.
  • 29. From: The teachers magazine nº42 EDIBA Pictures from Internet More information: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Whatls.html http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Glossary.html http://www.softweb.vic.edu.au/internet/buzzword.html
  • 30. THE END