Type
Crossword
Description

What does DMA stand for? DirectMemoryAccess
Which chip contains the CPU, RAM and the Southbridge? Northbridge
Which Front Side Bus transfers the instruction between the CPU and the RAM? DataBus
What does PCH stand for Platformcontrollerhub
Where does the broken down instructions be stored temporaly Register
What does ALU stand for? Arithmeticlogicunit
What is the S stand for in SDRAM? Synchronous
What is the term for the time the memory delays in giving back the data that the CPU asked for? Latency
HDD can be seen as a stack of pancakes, what is the pancake referring to? Platter
What does USB stand for? UnivesalSerialBus
What does ROM stand for? Readonlymemory
What is a memory made out of SRAM? Cache
What is the other name for the Northbridge? MemoryControllerHub
What is the other name for a processor? CPU
What does I/O stand for? Inputoroutput
What is the practice of making computer components operate beyond their stock performance level? Overclocking
What does CU stand for? ControlUnit
What does HDD stand for? HardDriveDisk
What does MB stand for? Megabytes
What is the main memory in a computer? DRAM

Computer Hardware Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

interfaces can support removable storage devices? eSATA
motherboard bus types is designed for servers and has a throughput of 1,064 MB/s? PCI-X
removable memory types would you be most likely to use with a mobile phone? microSD
You would like to configure a RAID array that included both striping and mirroring. Which of these RAID types would accomplish this requirement? RAID 1+0
What type of interface is used to connect newer drives in a computer to the motherboard? SATA
What 15-pin connector is commonly used to transmit video? VGA
connectors would you most likely find a high-resolution digital video signal? DVI
What port is also known as IEEE 1394? FireWire
connectors is commonly used to configure infrastructure devices? Serial
the best way to delete the data on a stolen laptop? LoJack for Laptops
Which part of a hard drive is responsible for moving the arm back and forth? Actuator
What type of memory or storage would a computer use to load running programs into while working with them? DDR3 modules
Which part of the PC architecture commonly manages the control of keyboards, USB interfaces, and hard drive controllers? Southbridge
Which of these sockets has pins and is paired with a CPU that does not have any pins? LGA
What memory type is often used as L1 cache memory? SRAM
Today's optical technologies provide impressive storage capacities for personal computer users. Which optical technology provides up to fifty gigabytes of storage capacity on a single disc? Blu-ray
Your new motherboard comes with four SATA ports. What is the maximum number of SATA devices that it can support? Four devices
Which bus type uses full-duplex lanes to provide communication between devices? PCIe
would you most likely find in a computer's BIOS? Keyboard diagnostics
Which of these RAID types splits data evenly across two or more disks, but does not provide any data redundancy? RAID 0

Computer Basics ! Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an electronic device that manipulates information, or data. It has the ability to store, retrieve, and process data Computer
any part of your computer that has a physical structure, such as the keyboard or mouse. Hardware
any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do and how to do it Softwarwe
the metal and plastic box that contains the main components Computer Case
one of the main ways to communicate with a computer. Keyboard
another important tool for communicating with computers. Commonly known as a pointing device. Mouse
is used to print documents, photos, and anything else that appears on your screen. printer
is the computer's main circuit board motherboard
your system's short-term memory RAM
where your software, documents, and other files are stored hard drive
is the most important software that runs on a computer. It manages the computer's memory and processes, as well as all of its software and hardware. It also allows you to communicate with the computer without knowing how to speak the computer's language operating system
What id a shorter term for Wireless Internet Connection Wifi
is a type of software that allows you to perform specific tasks app
llows you to write a letter, design a flyer, and create many other types of documents word proccessor
the tool you use to access the Internet web browser
any type of software that is designed to damage your computer or gain unauthorized access to your personal information Malware
measured in megahertz (MHz), or millions of instructions per second; and gigahertz (GHz), or billions of instructions per second. speed
When you save a file, the data is written to the hard drive, which acts as long-term storage
is responsible for what you see on the monitor video card
also called an audio card—is responsible for what you hear in the speakers or headphones sound card

Terms associated with 'Motherboard' Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

is a specification used to outline motherboard configuration and dimensions in an effort to improve standardization. ATX
Four or six wire power supply connector that connects to the motherboard. Auxiliary Connector
Short for Basic Input/Output System, is a ROM chip located on all motherboards that allows you to access and set up your computer system at the most basic level. BIOS
Some number of short beeps that are sounded by the BIOS upon startup when a memory, cache or processor error is encountered. Beep Codes
Brains of the computer where most calculations take place. CPU
Is an architecture that offers breakthrough performance for the motherboard through efficient memory utilization and Direct AGP. DVMT
Is a connection or port located inside a computer on the motherboard or riser board that allows a computer hardware expansion card to be connected. Expansion Slot
Is a circuit that enables a computer to read and write information to a hard drive. Hard Disk Controller
Physical parts or components of a computer, such as the monitor, mouse, keyboard, computer data storage, hard disk drive (HDD), graphic cards, sound cards, memory (RAM), motherboard. Computer Hardware
A basic speaker on a motherboard that creates beeps, beeping noises, and mono tones. It is not a speaker for playing songs or music. It works even if your sound card is not working. Internal Speaker
Is an integrated circuit responsible for communications between the CPU interface, AGP, and the memory. Northbridge
Is an integrated circuit on the motherboard responsible for the hard drive controller, I/O controller and integrated hardware. Southbridge
Two wire cables that are color coded to help identify where they connect to the motherboard system panel connector. The black or white wire is the ground (GND) wire and the colored wire is the powered wire. System Panel Cables
Is commonly used to refer to a component, such as a sound card, network card (LAN), video card, or WLAN that is integrated onto the motherboard. On board
A test the computer must complete to verify all hardware is working properly before starting the remainder of the boot process. Power On Self Test
Is a plug-and-play interface that allows a computer to communicate with peripheral and other devices. Devices include keyboards, mice, music players and flash drives. USB
Power-On Self Test POST
A pin connection found on a computer motherboard that allow additional 1394 and USB connections to be added to the computer. USB Header
Short for voltage regulator module. It is either embedded into the motherboard or a separate, small circuit board that regulates and supplies the correct voltage to the processor. VRM
Type of crystal used in watches, computers, and other devices to keep time. Quartz Crystal
A circuit board that gives a computer motherboard the option for additional expansion cards to be added to the computer. Riser board
Short for real-time clock, is an integrated circuit on a computer's motherboard that is powered by the CMOS battery. RTC
Is a data connection between two or more devices connected to the computer. Local Bus
Processor _______ is a connection that allows a computer processors to be connected to a motherboard. socket
Today, ____ processors are no longer found in new computers and have been replaced by sockets. slot
The ___ _____ can be set either using the system BIOS or with jumpers located on the computer motherboard. FSB speed

Computer Cross Word

Type
Crossword
Description

This is the "brain" of the computer CPU
What does RAM stand for? Random Access Memory
The part of the computer that displays images Monitor
This is how you type information into the computer keyboard
This is how power is transmitted to the computer Power cable
This is where information is stored on the computer Hard Drive
This is what you use to move your arrow around the computer mouse
A portable computer laptop
This is what the computer releases sound from Speaker
This is what connects your computer to the internet Modem
This allows you to access websites via internet World Wide Web
What does URL stand for? Uniform Resource Locator
This a part of a computer that dictates the hardware on what to do software
This is what allows you to search for information on the world wide web search engine
This is a malicious program which causes harm to your computer v i r u s
This is a program that prevents viruses Antivirus
This is a small removable storage device USB
What does bit stand for? Binary Digit
This is a unit of storage made of 8 bits Byte
This device turns physical documents into digital data scanner
This machine turns digital data into physical text or images printer
What does HTML stand for? Hypertext Markup Language
What does email stand for? Electronic mail
This blocks untrusted networks from accessing your computer firewall
What does ROM stand for? Read Only Memory
What does USB stand for? Universal Serial Bus
A person who uses computers to gain unauthorized access to data. hacker
This is a group of computer instructions in firmware that control input and output BIOS
What does BIOS stand for Basic Input output system
A regularly updated website written in an informational style Blog

Computer Basics Wordsearch

Type
Word Search
Description

resolution
sound bar
screen shot
memory
flash drive
monitor
output
input
windows
trash
system files
hardware
software
scroll bar
save
resize
recycle bin
ram
pointer
operating system
mouse
menu
macintosh
megahertz
megabytes
list view
keyboard
folder
edit
drag
double click
icons
files
documents
disk space
directory
dialog box
desktop
delete
crash
cpu
computer
close
click
application

-Intro To Business & Technology Terms- Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

is any part of your computer that has physical structure, such as the keyboard and mouse hardware
is an electronic device that manipulates information, or data Computer
is any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do and how to do it. Software
are designed to be placed on a desk, and they're typically made up of a few different parts Desktop Computer
are battery-powered computers that are more portable than desktops, allowing you to use them almost anywhere Laptop
are handheld computers that are even more portable than laptops Tablets or ipad
is a computer that serves up information to other computers on a network server
is the metal and plastic box that contains the main components of the computer, including the motherboard,etc. Computer Case
lies flat on a desk, and the monitor usually sits on top of it Desktop Case
is tall and sits next to the monitor or on the floor tower case
works with a video card, located inside the computer case, to display images and text on the screen Monitor
is one of the main ways to communicate with a computer KEYBOARD
key allows you to stop a function or action Escape KEY
keys are designed to work in combination with other keys. CTRL ,ALT AND SHIFT
is another important tool for communicating with computers mouse
is the computer's main circuit board motherboard
is located inside the computer case on the motherboard processor
is measured in megahertz (MHz), or millions of instructions per second; and gigahertz (GHz), or billions of instructions per second processor's speed
WHAT DOES RAM STAND FOR? random access memory
is where your software, documents, and other files are stored hard drive

Computer Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is a destructive computer program called? Virus
Who owns the Internet? Nobody
What program is used to explore the Internet? Browser
What displays the programs on a computer? Monitor
What is a wireless network called? WIFi
What is the brain of the computer? CPU
What are the lines of computer code that tell the computer what to do? Programs
What is an internal / private computer network called? intranet
What is Random Access Memory? RAM
What is the opening screen after the logging-on? desktop
What is the address of a webpage called? URL
What is a series of 8 binary bits called? byte
What is junk email called? spam
What is the name for a standard keyboard? QWERTY
What is the name for the physical parts of the computer and all devices? hardware

Chap. 1 Java Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Programs that allow human users to accomplish specialized tasks. Application software
Uses mnemonic symbols to represent instructions and data Assembly language
Devices such as printers and scanners. Auxiliary inputoutput
Devices for long-term storage of data and programs, such as hard disks Auxiliary storage
A binary digit Bit
A sequence, consisting of 8 adjacent bits Byte
A major hardware component that consists of the arithmetic/logic unit and the control unit CPU
The actual computing machine and its support devices. Hardware
The principle of providing access to services but not to data resources. Information hiding
A list of data resources. Instance variables
Used for momentary storage of data and programs. Also called RAM. Internal Memory
Uses only binary digits, 1 and 0, to code programs. Also called first generation programming languages Machine language
Used to connect to the Internet, other computers and the rest of the world Network connection
A programming process in which a program is subdivided into objects ObjectOriented
Programs that give computer hardware system useful functionality Software
The process that a program goes through SDLC
The presence of computers, which are often hidden, in many items used in everyday life Ubiquitous computing
Supports moment-to-moment communication between a user and the compute User interface
A version of the software development life cycle (SDLC) consisting of six phases in which the results of each phase flow down to the next Waterfall

Hardware and Software Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

temporary storage RAM
Quickly pressing the mouse button once Clicking
A device that can send a picture from a piece of paper to a computer screen Scanner
Plugs into an audiojack Headphones
Part of the CPU ALU
Type of printer Laser
Monitors are measured this way diagonally
Type of output device Projector
high capacity, reliable and high speed storage device. SSD
Manufacturer of CPU's Intel
a large electronic circuit board found in the computer case Motherboard
Measurement of the speed of a CPU Ghz
Number of bits in a byte eight
The technology used by optical drives laser
The technology used by HDD magnetic

COMPUTER PARTS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

WHAT IS THE SCREEN OF A COMPUTER CALLED MONITOR
WHAT DO YOU TYPE ON TO MAKE WORDS APPEAR ON THE MONITOR KEYBOARD
WHAT DO YOU USE TO NAVIGATE AROUND YOUR COMPUTER MOUSE
WHAT DEVICE ALLOWS YOU TO MAKE A PAPER COPY OF THE INFORMATION ON YOUR COMPUTER PRINTER
WHAT DEVICE MAKES SOUND FROM YOUR COMPUTER AUDIBLE SPEAKER
WHAT IS A SET OF FACTS OR FIGURES SYSTEMATICALLY DISPLAYED, ESPECIALLY IN COLUMNS TABLE
WHAT PART OF A COMPUTER EXECUTES ALL GIVEN COMMANDS CPU
WHAT IS THE MOST PRIMARY PART OF A COMPUTER MOTHERBOARD
WHAT ALLOWS YOU TO TYPE ON THE KEYBOARD KEYS
WHERE ARE THE IMAGES YOU CHOOSE, OR WANT TO SEE, DISPLAYED SCREEN
WHAT TOOL(s) COMPRISES A COMPUTER SYSTEM HARDWARE
WHAT CATEGORY DOES GOOGLE FALL INTO BROWSER
WHAT ORGANIZES ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS INFORMATION FOLDERS
WHAT CATEGORY DO COMMENTS/ OPINIONS FALL UNDER NOTES
WHAT REPRESENTS A COMMAND ON YOUR DEVICE ICON
WHAT WORD DESCRIBES RESTARTING YOUR DEVICE REBOOT
WHAT ITEM IS ESSENTIAL FOR CONNECTING EXTERNAL DEVICES TO YOUR COMPUTER USB
WHAT CIRCULAR DISK HOLDS LARGE AMOUNTS OF DATA DVD
WHAT WORD DESCRIBES HOW YOU WOULD ELECTRONICALLY RETREIVE DATA SEARCH