What Is a Modem? - Definition & Explanation Video

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Which of these does a modem allow a computer to do?

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1. How does a computer read what we type?

2. What is ASCII?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the technology related to a modem. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of how a modem works and vocabulary terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Function of a modem
  • ASCII
  • Vocabulary terms

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related computer science lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as ASCII and the words on which 'modem' is based
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how computers read what we type
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how modems assist computers

Additional Learning

To learn more about computer science, review the accompanying lesson on What Is a Modem? This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know key terms
  • Learn how a modem works
  • Understand the impact of the modem on communication
  • View the various parts and buttons on a modem
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