Technology in Action, 9e Chapter 2 -- Buzzwords

Technology in Action, 9e Chapter 2 -- Buzzwords

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble.
Note that HINTS and clicking on CHECK button cost points. Your answers are CASE-SENSITIVE.
CPULEDRAM
DVImicrophoneROM
ergonomicsmonitorspeakers
external hard drivemouseSSD
FireWirenotebooksystem unit
inkjet printeroptical mouseUSB
laser printerQWERTYwebcam

Instructions: Fill in the blanks using the words from the Word Bank above.

Jackie had been getting a sore back and stiff arms when she sat at his desk, so she redesigned the (1) of her notebook setup. She placed the notebook in a stand so the (2) was elevated to eye level and was 25 inches from her eyes. She decided to improve her equipment in other ways. Her (3) was old, so she replaced it with a wireless (4) that didn’t need a mouse pad. To plug in the wireless receiver, she used a(n) (5) port on the front of her (6) . She considered buying a larger (7) keyboard with a number pad so she could more easily input numeric data. Because she often printed papers for her classes, Jackie decided to buy a printer that could print text-based pages quickly. Although she decided to keep her (8) to print photos, she decided to buy a new (9) to print her papers faster. While looking at printers, Jackie also noticed widescreen (10) monitors that would provide a larger display than that on her notebook, so she bought one on sale. She hooked up the monitor to the (11) port on the back of the notebook. Jackie also bought a(n) (12) that was attached to a headset and a(n) (13) so she could talk to her friends over the Internet. Jackie also knew she had to buy a(n) (14) to back up all her files. Finally, knowing her system could use more memory, Jackie checked out prices for additional (15) .