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    Technology In Action
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    Midterm Exam Study Guide The Exam Sample Exam Questions Review Lab Exercises 3 and 4 Technology in Focuses 3 and 4 Sound-bytes 6 to 10 Chapters 6 to 10
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    The Midterm Exam When Thursday, April 3, 2008 5:30 – 6:45pm MSB 115 15 % of your final grade Covers Chapters 6 to 10 Sound-bytes 6 to 10 Technology in Focus 3 and 4 Lab exercises 3 and 4 This is an open-notes exam. All in-class hand-outs are allowed.  Writing on your notes is ok! You may not use a textbook, a computer, or any electronic device.
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    Sample Exam Questions 1 Multiple-choice Question ____________ storage refers to storage  that loses its data when the power is  turned off. A.  Permanent B.  Volatile C.  Virtual D.  Nonvolatile Answer: B Reference: Chapter 6 - Evaluating RAM
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    Sample Exam Questions 2 True/false Question Laptop computers are also  known as tablet computers Answer: False (notebook computers) Reference: Chapter 8 - Notebooks
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    Sample Exam Questions 3 Matching Question Match the following acronyms to their descriptions : A. SATA  B. ALU C. VRAM D. IrDA E. DIMM 1. _____ type of memory module  2. _____ memory generally used for graphics display  3. _____ port for wireless data transmission  4. _____ type of hard disk drive interface 5. _____ CPU component that performs mathematical operations  Answer: E, C, D, A, B Reference: Chapter 6
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    Lab Exercises Lab exercise 3 1. Creating a basic web page 2. Investigating HTML 3. Terms related to the Internet and HTML Lab exercise 4 1. Using a word processing software (Microsoft Word) 2. Investigating how file compression works  3. Terms related to mass storage devices and memory
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    Technology in Focuses Technology in Focus 3: Computing  Alternatives Open-source software Application software alternatives – OpenOffice Operating alternatives – Linux Hardware alternatives – MAC, DIY
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    Technology in Focuses Technology in Focus 4: Protecting Your  Computer and Backing up Your Data Physically protecting your computer Keeping cell phones and PDAs safe Protecting your computer from unauthorized  access Access privileges and password protection Updating your software Backing up your data
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    Sound-bytes Hard Disk Anatomy Interactive Installing a Home Network Tablet and Notebook Tour Memory Hierarchy Interactive Programming for End Users: Macros
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    Technology In Action Chapter 6 Evaluating Your System:  Understanding and Assessing Hardware
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  Chapter Topics  To buy or upgrade? Evaluating your system: 
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