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Crossword
What did the pencil sharpener say to the pencil? "Stop going in circles and get to the
point!"
Using the Across and Down clues, write the correct words in the
numbered grid below.

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ACROSS DOWN
1. software that can be copied and used without 2. conversion of data into a format that cannot be
payment to the author (8) read except with a special program. Used on the
3. file which is linked to, and sent with, an e-mail internet for secure transactions (10)
message (10) 4. sudden failure of software or hardware, often
5. a computer program that prevents unauthorised resulting in no response to mouse or keyboard
entry into a computer system, stealing actions (5)
information or causing damage (8) 7. the smallest unit of an image on a computer
6. frequently asked questions (3) screen (5)
10. the amount of data that can pass through a 8. 1024 megabytes or one thousand million bytes
channel at one time (9) (8)
12. to start up a computer (4) 9. a copy of information on your computer that you
13. 1024 kilobytes or one million bytes (8) make in case you lose the information (6)
15. temporary memory used to access frequently 10. unit of information equal to eight bits (4)
used instructions, thus speeding up processing 11. computer or software settings as set in the
time. Also denotes temporary storage of world factory or by the software creator (7)
wide web pages by browser software (5) 12. the smallest unit of computer information (3)
16. a small file that a website automatically sends
to your computer when you connect to the 14. error or fault in computer software which
causes it to malfunction (3)
website, containing information about your use
of the Internet (6)
17. a program that enters your computer and
damages and destroys stored information (5)
18. clarity and sharpness of pictures and text as
they appear on the screen or on paper, often
measured in dots per inch (dpi) (10)

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