True/False          Mark T for True and F for False. If False, rewrite the statement so that it is True.

__T__ 1. Although some forms of memory are permanent, most memory keeps data and instructions temporarily, meaning its contents are erased when the computer is turned off.

__F__ 2. An all-in-one does not contain a tower and instead uses the same case to house the display.

__F__ 3. A smartphone is an Internet-capable phone that usually also includes a calendar, an address book, a calculator, a notepad, games, and several other apps (which are programs on the smart- phone).

__F__ 4. Data is a collection of unprocessed items, which can include text, numbers, images, audio, and video, and Information conveys meaning to users.

 __T__ 5. Earbuds are a type of input device.

__F__ 6. A scanner is a light-sensing input device that converts printed text and images into a form the computer can process

__T__ 7. One way to protect your computer from malware is to scan any removable media before using it.

__F__ 8. A solid-state drive is a storage device that typically uses flash memory to store data, instructions, and information.

__F__ 9. The terms, web and Internet, are not interchangeable.

__T__ 10. Electronic components in computers process data using instructions, which are the steps that tell the computer how to perform a particular task.

__T__ 11. Operating systems are a widely recognized example of system software.

__T__ 12. You usually do not need to install web apps before you can run them.

















Matching             Match the terms with their definitions.

__H__ 1. all-in-one

__A__ 2. digital device convergence

__I__ 3. file

__F__ 4. Internet of Things

__J__ 5. operating system

__G__ 6. server

__C__ 7. software

__E__ 8. solid-state drive

__D__ 9. storage device

__B__ 10. touchpad



a.       term that describes the trend of computers and devices with technologies that overlap

b.       small, flat, rectangular pointing device that is sensitive to pressure and motion

c.       series of related instructions, organized for a common purpose, that tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them

d.       component that records and/or retrieves items to and from storage media

e.       storage device that typically uses flash memory to store data, instructions, and information

f.        everyday devices and objects equipped with sensors that transmit data to and from the Internet

g.       computer that is dedicated to providing one or more services to other computers or devices on a network

h.       type of desktop computer that does not contain a tower and instead uses the same case to house the display and the processing circuitry

i.         named collection of stored data, instructions, or information

j.         set of programs that coordinates all the activities among computer or mobile device hardware












Problem Solving                                         Professional

Discarding old Computer equipment

Your company has given you a new laptop to replace the outdated desktop you have been using. Because of the negative environmental impact of discarding the old computer in the trash, your supervisor asked you to suggest options for its disposal. How will you respond?


I would research recycling centers for electronics. I would suggest taking them to one of these centers. I would also suggest taking the hard drive and have it destroyed. Because a hard drive may have personal data still on it and you would not want the information getting into the wrong hands.