Test Bank for Digital Planet Tomorrow’s Technology and You Complete 10E 10th Edition..

Test Bank for Digital Planet Tomorrow’s Technology and You Complete 10E 10th Edition..

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Digital Planet: Tomorrow's Technology and You, Complete, 10e (Beekman / Beekman) Chapter 2 Hardware Basics: Inside the Box 1) Processing information involves A) accepting information from the outside world. B) communication with another computer. C) performing arithmetic or logical operations on information that is input. D) All of these answers are forms of processing information. Answer: C Diff: 2 Reference: What Computers Do 2) Producing output involves 3) Hardware components are 4) The most common input devices include 5) Which two factors are important to a casual computer user when you choose a computer? A) speed and design B) monitor size and resolution C) compatibility and performance D) compatibility and peripherals Answer: C Diff: 1 Reference: The CPU: The Real Computer 6) What character/number does ASCII binary code 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 translate to?
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2 7) The primary output device for computers is a 8) The hardware device commonly referred to as the "brain" of the computer is the 9) CPU stands for A) central production unit. B) central processing unit. C) computer processing unit. D) central printing unit. Answer: B Diff: 2 Reference: What Computers Do 10) The CPU is also known as the
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11) The primary difference between RAM and secondary storage devices is 12) Primary storage is more commonly referred to as 13) If a user needs information instantly available to the CPU, it should be stored A) in the CPU. B) in RAM. C) in secondary storage. D) on a USB device. Answer: B Diff: 2 Reference: What Computers Do 14) Storage devices include all of the following EXCEPT:
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