Acronym Vocabulary Quiz Michael Rostad, Sam Telford, Matt Kral Period 2
Acronym Easy- T/F For $100 • Question- FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. • Answer
Answer- True, FTP does stand for File Transfer Protocol. • FTP is a common method of transferring files via the Internet from one computer to another.
Acronym Easy- T/F For $200 • Question- FIFO stands for “First In, First Out.” • Answer
Answer- True, FIFO does stand for “First In, First Out.” • FIFO is a method of processing and retrieving data. In a FIFO system, the first items entered are the first ones to be removed.
Acronym Easy- T/F For $300 • Question- Direct Memory Access (DMA) is a method of tranferring data from the computer’s RAM to another part of the computer. • Answer
Answer- True, Direct Memory Access IS a method of transferring data from the computer’s RAM to another part of the computer.
Acronyms Medium- Multiple Choice for $100 • Question- What does DPI stand for? • A) Domain Picture Image • B) Dots Per Inch • C) Dynamic Protocol Installer • Answer
Acronyms Medium- Multiple Choice for $200 • Question- A small circuit board that holds memory chips is a _______. • A) Disk Operating System (DOS) • B) Domain Name System (DNS) • C) Dual in-Line Memory Module (DIMM) • Answer
Answer- C) Dual in-Line Memory Module, A small circuit board that holds memory chips is a Dual in-Line Memory Module (DIMM)
Acronyms Medium- Multiple Choice for $300 • Question- DPI is: • A) used to measure the resolution of an image both on screen in a print. • B) a set of instructions called a procedure or function, that is used to perform a certain task. • C) sometimes called a message box. • Answer
Answer- A) used to measure the resolution of an image both on screen and in print • DPI measures how many dots fit into a linear inch. Therefore, the higher the DPI, the more detail can be shown in an image.
Acronyms Hard- Fill In the Blank for $100 • Question- What does DOS stand for? • Answer
Answer- DOS stands for Disk Operating System. • DOS was the first operating system used by IBM-compatible computers. It uses a command line, or text-based interface, that allows the user to type commands.
Acronyms Hard- Fill In the Blank for $200 • Question- DNS stands for ________. • Answer
Answer- DNS stands for Domain Name System. • Without DNS, we would have to remember the IP address of every site we wanted to visit, instead of just the domain name. Can you imagine having to remember "220.127.116.11" instead of just "apple.com"?
Acronyms Hard- Fill In the Blank for $300 • Question- What does DLL stand for? • Answer
Answer- DLL stands for Dynamic Link Library. • A DLL (.dll) file contains a library of functions and other information that can be accessed by a Windows program.
Bonus Question • Question- What does Y2K mean? • Answer
Answer- Y2K stands for “Year 2000”. • However, this term is more often used to refer to the “Millennium Bug”. This bug is a little creature that lived inside older computer. When the year 2000 rolled around, the little bug was meant to self destruct, blowing up the computer it was residing in.