INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND PROGRAMMING

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND PROGRAMMING - Discovering...

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Discovering Computers 2010 — Pretest/Posttest Brief Version, Chapters 1-8 MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Having a current knowledge and understanding of computers and their uses is known as being ____. a. computer savvy c. technology current b. computer literate d. digitally inclined ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 5 2. A computer contains many electric, electronic, and mechanical components known as ____. a. hardware c. information b. data d. software ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 6 3. A scanner is a widely used ____. a. system unit c. input device b. output device d. processor ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 6 4. The computing phrase ____ points out that the accuracy of a computer’s output depends on the accur- acy of the input. a. rubbish in, rubbish out (RIRO) c. nonsense in, nonsense out (NINO) b. garbage in, garbage out (GIGO) d. junk in, junk out (JIJO) ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 9 5. A collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly, via communications devices and transmission media is called a ____. a. workgroup c. newsgroup b. client d. network ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: 10 6. A ____ can contain text, graphics, animation, audio, and video, and often has built-in links to other documents. a. Web client c. Web page b. Web server d. browser ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 13 7. Together, hardware, software, data, people, and procedures comprise a(n) ____. a. enterprise c. information system b. process department d. project ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 27 8. Through ____, health-care professionals in separate locations conduct live conferences on the com- puter. a. telesurgery c. telemedicine b. telecommuting d. distance learning ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 36
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9. In the URL http://www.nps.com/grsm/planyourvisit/wildlifeviewing.htm, ____ is the domain name. a. http:// c. grsm/planyourvisit b. www.nps.com d. wildlifeviewing.htm ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 83 10. Many search engines use a program called a(n) ____ to build and maintain lists of words found on Web sites. a. engine c. catalog b. directory d. spider ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: 88 11. Using a ____, you locate a particular topic by clicking links through different levels, moving from the general to the specific. a. search spider c. subject directory b. search engine d. search portal ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 88 12. When shopping online, the ____ allows the customer to collect purchases. a. shopping cart c. shopping basket b. electronic storefront d. online wallet ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 99 13. When the recipient uses an e-mail program to check for e-mail messages, the message transfers from the ____ to the recipient's computer. a.
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2011 for the course CGS 1000 taught by Professor Powel during the Spring '07 term at St. Petersburg College.

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