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Test Out - Final Brief - Discovering Computers 2010 Test...

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Discovering Computers 2010 Test Out Version Brief 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. In many models, the system unit is a tall and narrow ____, which can sit on the floor vertically, if desktop space is limited. a. CPU c. tower b. unit d. processor ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 20 8. A(n) ____ is a short note, typically fewer than 300 characters, sent to or from a smart phone or other mobile device. a. instant message c. text message b. picture message d. digital message
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ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 22 9. 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 10. 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 11. ____ takes place when the modem in your computer connects to the Internet via a standard telephone line that transmits data and information using an analog signal. a. Wi-Fi access c. Cable access b. Dial-up access d. FTTP access ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 76 12. On the Internet, your computer is a(n) ____ that can access data, information, and services on a variety of servers. a. host c. modem b. backbone d. client ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: 78 13. 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 14. Many search engines use a program called a(n) ____ to build and maintain lists of words found on Web sites. 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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