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Internet definitions
Common internet definitions
1) 404 error : Common website error message that indicates a webpage cannot be found
2) Apache : The most popular Web server software. It enables a computer to host one or more websites that can be accessed over the Internet using a Web browser.
3) captcha : A program used to verify that a human, rather than a computer, is entering data.
4) FiOS : Stands for "Fiber Optic Service." FiOS is a data communications service provided by Verizon that uses fiber optic cables to transfer data.
5) Mirror : Web or FTP server that has the same files on it as another server

Created on November 16, 2011
# of questions: 10

Architecture definitions
Architecture definitions and concepts
1) Armature : A metal structural support for a rigid projecting sign. The armature may support the bracket sign by means of one or two projecting arms.
2) Block Plan : A drawing of a building's foot print within an entire block in simplified, non-detailed form
3) Canopy : A metal frame clad with fabric that projects from a building entrance over the sidewalk to the curb where it's supported on vertical posts
4) Demolition : Dismantling or razing of all or part of an existing improvement.
5) Enframement : A general term referring to any elements surrounding a window or door.

Created on November 16, 2011
# of questions: 10

Anthropology
Anthropology definitions
1) Animatism : Belief in an impersonal and divisible supernatural force or forces, which reside in living or unliving things.
2) Apartheid : Racial, political, and economic segregation of non-European peoples.
3) Bilineal : Descent in which the individual figures kinship through both the father's and mother's descent group.
4) Cannibalism : Consuming human flesh. This is reported to occur in the context of warfare, as part of a funeral rite or, rarely, in cases of extreme stress.
5) Dowry : The woman's share of her inheritance from the group of her birth, which is taken with her upon marriage.

Created on November 16, 2011
# of questions: 10

Agriculture Glossary
Agriculture definitions
1) acequia : An irrigation ditch or canal.
2) breeding stock : Sexually mature male and female livestock that are retained to produce offspring.
3) crossbreeding : The mating of animals of different breeds. For example, breeding a Hereford cow with an Angus bull.
4) Deciduous tree : A tree that loses its leaves or needles during the fall and winter.
5) entomology : The study of insects and their environments.

Created on November 16, 2011
# of questions: 10

Anatomy
Anatomy terms
1) Acromial : The point at the top of the shoulder
2) Anastomosis : A connection between two distinct structures
3) Antecubital : The front of the elbow
4) Anterior : Front
5) Apoptosis : Programmed cell death

Created on November 15, 2011
# of questions: 10

Physics
Physics terms and definitions
1) Absolute zero : Absolute zero is the temperature at which all classical motion stops. Although temperature has no maximum value, absolute zero, at 0 Kelvin (K) or -273.15 degrees Celsius (°C), is the lowest temperature possible.
2) Atom : An atom is the smallest unit of matter having all of the characteristics of a given chemical element.
3) Gauss's law : Gauss's law states that the net flux of an electric field through a closed surface is proportional to the enclosed electric charge.
4) Acceleration : Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity with time. Average acceleration is found by dividing the change in velocity by the change in time (?v/?t)
5) Matter : The common definition of matter is anything that both has mass and takes up space (that is, has volume).

Created on November 15, 2011
# of questions: 10

Biology
Basic concepts in Biology
1) The basic unit of life : cells
2) Basic unit of heredity : Genes
3) The study of life : Biology
4) New species and inherited traits : Evolution
5) Abundance of living organisms, and the interactions between organisms and their environment : Ecology

Created on November 15, 2011
# of questions: 10

Periodic Table elements
The abbreviation of elements in the periodic table
1) Helium : He
2) H : Hydrogen
3) Li : Lithium
4) Na : Sodium
5) K : Potassium

Created on November 15, 2011
# of questions: 10

Bible Verses

1) Rev 12:1 : A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and on her head a crown of 12 stars
2) Isaiah 22:22 : I will place the key of the house of David on his shoulder. When he opens, no one shall shut. When he shuts, no one shall open
3) Mt 28:20 : Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age
4) Mt 15:6 : You have nullified the word of the God for the sake of your tradition
5) 1 Cor 11:27 : Whoever eats this bread or drinks the cup of the Lord unworthily, will be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord

Created on November 14, 2011
# of questions: 21

Hinduism

1) Ganesh : Son of Shiva and Parvati, has an elephant head, god of beginnings, remover of obstacles
2) Ganges : the holy river that flows from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal
3) Vishnu : the Preserver god, has had many incarnations on earth
4) ahimsa : the moral principle of nonviolence
5) Shiva : the Destroyer god, also the god of dance and music

Created on November 14, 2011
# of questions: 13

Government Terms

1) Federalism : a system in which power is divided between the national and state governments
2) Government : the institution through which the state maintains social order, provides public services, and enforces binding decisions on citizens
3) Ideology : a set of basic beliefs about life, culture, government, and society
4) Incumbent : elected official that is already in office
5) Bureaucracy : government administrators

Created on November 14, 2011
# of questions: 20

Software and Hardware

1) Storage : the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic tape or disk
2) Information : Data that has been converted into a meaningful and useful context for the receiver
3) RAM : Random Access Memory; temporary memory. RAM is expandable, and resides on the motherboard.
4) ROM : (Read only memory) a chip on the motherboard that is prerecorded with and permanently stores the set of instructions that the computer uses when you turn in on; permanent
5) Hardware : The tangible, physical computer equipment that can be seen and touched.

Created on November 14, 2011
# of questions: 29

Advanced CIS
Application Software
1) Desktop : An on-screen work area that has a graphical user interface
2) Desktop Publishing (DTP) software : Enables professional designers to create sophisticated documents that contain text, graphics, and colors
3) Document Management Software : Provides a means for sharing, distributing, and searching through documents by converting them into a format that can be viewed by any user
4) Entertainment Software : Includes interactive games, video, and other programs
5) Note Taking Software : Enables users to enter typed text, handwritten comments, drawings, and sketches

Created on November 14, 2011
# of questions: 16

Computer Software Lesson

1) Graphical user interfaces : An operating system with graphical symbols representing files, programs, and documents.
2) Network operating system : An operating system that runs on a network server.
3) Operating systems : Systems software that provides an interface between the user or application program and the computer hardware
4) Network operating system : An operating system that runs on a network server.
5) Algorithm : A set of clearly defined, logical steps that solve a problem.

Created on November 14, 2011
# of questions: 11

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