Chapter 1 Matching

Match the definitions with the terms in the box to the right by entering the letter for each term next to its correct definition below. When you are finished, check your answers. You can refresh this page to try a new matching activity.

a. application software
b. basic application
c. compact disc (CD)
d. document file
e. handheld computer
f. information system
g. minicomputer
h. procedure
i. utility
j. Web

1.Software that can perform useful work, such as word processing, cost estimating, or accounting tasks.
2.Applications used for doing common tasks, such as browsers and word processors, spreadsheets, databases, management systems and presentation graphics.
3.Widely used optical disk format. It holds 650 MB (megabytes) to 1 GB (gigabyte) of data on one side of the CD.
4.File created by a word processor to save documents such as letters, research papers, and memos.
5.These systems combine pen input, writing recognition, personal organizational tools and communications capabilities. They contain an entire computer system including the electronic components, secondary storage, input and output devices.
6.Collection of hardware, software, people, data, and procedures that work together to provide information essential to running an organization.
7.Refrigerator-sized machine falling in-between microcomputers and mainframes in processing speed and data-storing capacity. Also known as a midrange computer.
8.Rule or guideline to follow when using hardware, software, and data.
9.Performs specific tasks related to managing computer resources or files. Also known as service programs.
10.A service providing a multimedia interface to resources on the Internet.

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