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Name: ________________________ Class: ___________________ Date: __________ ID: A 1 Chapter 1 Concept Study Guide True/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. __ T__ 1. Memory is the area where data can be left on a permanent basis when it is not immediately needed for processing. __ T__ 2. Today, just about every computer uses one or more microprocessors as its CPU. __ F__ 3. A handheld computer, with add-ons, is powerful enough to handle all of the tasks performed by a desktop computer. __ T__ 4. A handheld computer is sometimes called a PDA. __ F__ 5. The term workstation cannot be applied to ordinary personal computers that are connected to a network. __ T__ 6. A mainframe is a large and expensive computer, capable of simultaneously processing data for hundreds or thousands of users. __ T__ 7. Just about any personal computer can be configured to perform the work of a server. __ F__ 8. A personal computer, workstation, or software that requests data from a server is referred to as a customer. __ T__ 9. The system unit is the case that holds the main circuit boards, microprocessor, power supply, and storage devices of a personal computer system. __ T__ 10. A CD drive is a storage device that uses laser technology to read data permanently stored on computer or audio CDs. __ F__ 11. The instructions stored in a data file cause the computer to carry out an action. __ T__ 12. Application software is a set of computer programs that helps a person carry out a task. __ F__ 13. The main routes of the Internet are referred to as the Internet spine. _ _F__ 14. Communication between all of the different devices on the Internet is made possible by HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol), a standard set of protocols for electronically addressing and transmitting data. _ T___ 15. A technology known as peer-to-peer file sharing makes it possible to access files stored on another Internet user’s hard disk. __ T__ 16. Downloading is the process of transferring a file from a remote computer, such as a server, to a local computer, such as your computer. _ T___ 17. The term blog, derived from the phrase “WeB LOG,” refers to a personal journal posted on the Web for access by the general public. __ F__ 18. Dial-up, cable modem, and DSL service are all examples of always-on connections. __ T__ 19. A password is a series of characters that verifies the user ID and is similar to a PIN. __ T__ 20. A collection of Web pages can be grouped into a Web site. __ F__ 21. The computers and software that store and distribute Web pages are called Web clients. __ T__ 22. A conversion process called HTML (HyperText Markup Language) provides a clever way of disguising digital photos, sounds, and other media as plain ASCII text that can travel over the Internet as e-mail attachments. __ T__ 23. E-mail is based on store-and-forward technology.
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  • Spring '08
  • Jabell
  • Personal digital assistant, Personal computer, Hypertext Markup Language, d. filename extension, Web protocol standard

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