Study guide for PLS21 S2008 Midterm exam

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Study guide for PLS21 S2008 Midterm exam Created at: 4/25/2008 8:42:25 PM 1. Who programmed the first loom? a. Albert Einstein b. Bryan Enderle c. Andreas Toupadakis d. Joseph Jacquare e. Joseph Respicio 2. Which is an input device? a. Speaker b. Printer c. Headphones d. Keyboard e. Monitor 3. Which of the following statements is true about drive failure a. You immediately notice the problem b. The magnetic media surface can get worn over time 4. What does GUI stand for? a. Graphical unit information b. Graphical user interface c. Grand user input d. Great universal ideology 5. What does OS stand for? a. Operant System b. Operating Software c. Operating System d. Overpowering Systematics e. Operant Software 6. What GUI stand for? a. Good User Interface b. Graphical Under Interface c. Graphicals Users Interfaces d. Graphics Using Inteligence e. Graphical User Interface 7. The first computers were mechanical. a. True b. False 8. Filtering is used a. to bring a low voltage signal up to the needed rante. b. to reduce noise. c. to generate voltage.
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d. as a storage device e. none of the above 9. What does CPU stand for? a. Computer Problem Understanding b. Central Processing Unit c. Central Program Unit d. Computer Process Understanding e. Copper Plated Unit 10. What does ROM stand for? a. Read Only Memory b. Red Optical Memory c. Random Optical Memory d. Ready Official Motor 11. Which of the following is an output device? a. Printer b. Keyboard c. Webcam d. Scanner e. Floppy Disk 12. What does NTFS stand for? a. New Technology Facilitation System b. New Technology File System c. Nontracable Filing System d. New Transferable Facilitation System e. Nontracable Facilitation System 13. Which of the following is not a unit of capacity for amount of data? a. gB b. bit c. byte d. GHZ e. mB 14. Which of the following is the fastest storage device in terms of performance? a. DVD b. Hard disk c. CD d. Magnetic Tape e. VHS 15. Which of the following is NOT an output device? a. Monitor (CRT) Screen b. Printer c. Speakers d. Keyboard 16. True or False: It is better to have a lower number of Hertz for your computers refresh rate.
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a. T b. F 17. Which of these is not an input device? a. Keyboard b. Printer c. Pointing Device d. Touch Sensative Screen 18. Which of these is not a Visual Component? a. Short Cuts b. Tool Bar c. Word Pad d. Menu Bar 19. The four basic operations that a computer can perform are input, processing, output, and __________. a. service b. communication c. storage d. networking e. programming 20. What is not a commonly found size for a USB memory stick? a. 1 GB b. 4 GB c. 8 GB d. 64 GB e. 512 MB 21. Which is NOT considered hardware? a. CPU b. mouse c. CRT monitor d. MS Word e. hard drive 22. Which is correctly ordered from fastest to slowest? a. DVD> CD> Hard disk> magnetic tape
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course PLS 21 taught by Professor Lieth during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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