Type
Crossword
Description

Looses information when powered off Volatile
The storage type that includes discs Optical
The most mobile and reliable solid state device is a... USB
A very old type of solid state device not used any more that ends with disk Floppy
Hard disks and magnetic tapes are usually measured in... Terabytes
The cheapest type of secondary storage is... Magnetic
magnetic tape uses _______ access Serial
read and write speeds are measured in (abbreviated) MBps
optical storage reads and write with what? lasers
which secondary storage has no moving parts? solidstate

Secondary Storage Devices Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Blu-ray disk
CD
Cloud storage
DVD
Flash drive
Flash Memory Devices
Floppy Diskette
Hard drive
Magnetic Storage Devices
Magnetic strip
Memory card
Memory stick
Network media
Online and Cloud
Optical Storage Devices
SSD
Super disk
Tape cassette
Zip diskette

Computer Memory Project Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is a computer disk drive that reads and writes data from optical disks through laser beaming technology? (7,4,5) Optical disk drive
What type of storage device uses a magnetisation process to write, rewrite and access data?(8,4) Magnetic disk
A flash device that contains no mechanical parts?(5,5,4,5) Solid state disk drive
a portable storage device that uses flash memory and is lightweight enough to attach to a key chain.(3) USB
What type of memory stores data and machine code currently being used?(3) RAM
A form of data storage that is non-volatile and easily altered or reprogrammed?(3) ROM
Type of disk storage composed of a disk of thin and flexible magnetic storage?(6,4) Floppy Disk
Type of storage online but it is physically kept in multiple servers.(5,7) Cloud storage
The main memory in a computer?(7,7) Primary storage
A non-volatile storage that is not directly accessed by the CPU?(9,7) Secondary storage

Review of digital literacy unit Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To copy files to a second medium (a disk or tape) as a precaution in case the first medium fails. Back Up
type of optical disk capable of storing large amounts of data -- up to 1GB, although the most common size is 650MB (megabytes). CD-ROMA
The amount of time the CPU is actually executing instructions. During the execution of most programs, the CPU sits idle much of the time while the computer fetches data from the keyboard or disk, or sends data to an output device. CPU
Any system based on discontinuous data or events. Computers are digital machines because at the basic level they can distinguish between just two values, 0 and 1. Digital Liteacy
A type of compact disc able to store large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audiovisual material. DVD
a high-capacity, self-contained storage device containing a read-write mechanism plus one or more hard disks, inside a sealed unit. Also called hard disk drive. Hard drive
A modem (modulator-demodulator) is a device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over, for example, telephone or cable lines. Modem
In computing, an optical disc drive (ODD) is a disk drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves within or near the visible light spectrum as part of the process of reading or writing data to or from optical discs. Optical Disk Drive
a computer designed for use by one person at a time. Personal Computer
RAM is an acronym for random access memory. It is the most common type of memory found in computers and other devices, such and printers. RAM
The main circuit board of a microcomputer. The motherboard contains the connectors for attaching additional boards. Software Mother Board
An expansion board that enables a computer to manipulate and output sounds. Sound cards are necessary for nearly all CD-ROMs and have become commonplace on modern personal computers. Sound Card
A printed circuit board controlling output to a display screen. Video Card
Is a widely used sans-serif typeface developed in 1957 by Swiss typeface designer Max Miedinger with input from Eduard Hoffmann. It is a neo-grotesque or realist design, one influenced by the famous 19th century typeface Akzidenz-Grotesk and other German and Swiss designs. Helvetica
Short for Universal Serial Bus, is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power supply between computers and electronic devices. USB

Review of digital literacy unit Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Short for digital versatile disc or digital video disc DVD
- is the physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and other devices. Hardware
The programs used to direct the operation of a computer Software
a computer designed for use by one person at a time PersonalComputer
short for Universal Serial Bus USB
the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills. Digitalliteracy
refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. Backup
A means of providing a common topic identifier in text and chat messages so they can be searched as a group. hashtag
a pre-pressed optical compact disc which contains data. CdROM
The fundamental structure of a system or organization. Infrastructure
The primary computer storage device, which spins, reads and writes one or more fixed disk platters. HardDrive
The global communication network that allows almost all computers worldwide to connect and exchange information. Internet
Short for modulator-demodulator. A modem is a device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over, for example, telephone or cable lines. Modem
a printed circuit board containing the principal components of a computer or other device, with connectors into which other circuit boards can be slotted. motherboard
is an acronym for random access memory RAM
Most of your music collection is probably in digital format, either on CDs or as files on your computer. sOUNDCARD
connects to the motherboard of a computer system and generates output images to display. vIDEOCARD
is basically a system of Internet servers that support specially formatted documents. WORLDWIDEWEB
is a disk drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves within or near the visible light spectrum as part of the process of reading or writing data to or from optical discs. OPTICALDISKDRIVE
is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions. cpu

Computer Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills Digital Literacy
a computer designed for use by one person at a time. Personal Computer
is the collection of physical parts of a computer system. Hardware
is a generic term for organized collections of computer data and instructions Software
one of the most essential parts of a computer system. Motherboard
A central processing unit CPU
refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. Back Up
The primary computer storage device, which spins, reads and writes one or more fixed disk platters. Hard Drive
Short for digital versatile disc or digital video disc DVD
a device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over Modem
a widely used sans-serif typeface developed in 1957 by Swiss typeface designer Max Miedinger Helvetica
Universal Serial Bus USB
The global communication network that allows almost all computers worldwide to connect and exchange information. Internet
providing a common topic identifier in text and chat messages so they can be searched as a group. Commonly used in tweets hashtag
connects to the motherboard of a computer system and generates output images to display. Video Card

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Computers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Long Term Memory RAM
Lightweight computer that uses touchscreen Tablet
A computer and network connection Interface
Security device that controls access from the Internet Firewall
Small disk files that contain software codes System Files
Input device that emits an electronic signal Light Pen
Input device used to capture video images in real time Webcam
Use finely focused laser beam to read and write data Compact Discs
Converts characters, images and text to digital data Scanner
A wireless computer mounted on a mobile cart Computer on wheels
Easily transported wireless computer Laptop
Magnetic storage media inside a computer Hard Drive
Another word meaning quality of the image Resolution
Uses tiny nozzles to spray ink on paper Ink jet printer
A type of programming language COBOL
A type of software FOSS
Network lined up on a single cable Bus Network
Routes data between networks using IP address Router
Network that can reach across wide geographic areas Wide area network
Sends signal from router to PC Wireless

Storage Devices Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

OBSOLETE
OPTICS
FLASH DRIVES
KILOBYTE
OPTICAL DRIVE
HARD DRIVE
BIT
EXTERNAL HARD DRIVES
MEGABYTE
FLOPPY DISK
STORAGE DEVICE
BYTE
SD CARDS
HARD DISK DRIVE
GIGABYTE
TERABYTE
INTERNAL HARD DRIVES
LASER TECHNOLOGY
SOLID STATE DRIVE

Secondary Storage Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

AUXILIARY STORAGE
DIRECT ACCESS
PORTABLE
CD-ROM
ACCESS TIME
STORAGE DEVICES
WRITE OPERATION
MEMORY CARD
HARD DISKS
BLURAY
FLOPPY DISKS
OPTICAL STORAGE
MAGNETIC TAPE

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

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