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Chap004 - Chapter 04 - Computer Software Chapter 04...

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Chapter 04 - Computer Software Chapter 04 Computer Software True / False Questions 1. (p. 126) Software is considered the variable part of the computer, whereas the hardware is considered the invariable part. TRUE AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 2 2. (p. 126) Unlike hardware, which has several categories, software has only one category— computer applications. FALSE There are two general types of software; application software and system software. AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 2 3. (p. 126) General purpose application programs perform common information processing jobs for end users. TRUE AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 2 4-1
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Chapter 04 - Computer Software 4. (p. 126) COTS software is custom, off-the-shelf software that is purchased and then modified to meet the needs of the customer. FALSE COTS is commercial , off-the-shelf software, and COTS software cannot be customized. AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 5. (p. 128-129) The specifications and functionality of custom software are controlled or retained by the developing organization. TRUE AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 2 6. (p. 165) Microsoft is now assessing the business practices of specific industries and then writing software products to support them. TRUE AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 4-2
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Chapter 04 - Computer Software 7. (p. 165) Microsoft is creating software add-ons called amplifiers that are aimed at business processes common to companies within an individual industry, such as financial services. FALSE These software add-ons are called accelerators . AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 4-3
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8. (p. 129) System software are programs that manage and support the operation of computer systems and networks. TRUE AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 9. (p. 129) An accounting program is an example of application-specific software. TRUE AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 2 10. (p. 129) According to the text, operating systems are a type of general purpose application program. FALSE An operating system is a system management program. AACSB: Technology Bloom: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 2 11. (p. 131) One of the biggest advantages offered by software suites is that all the programs within the suite use a similar graphical user interface (GUI). This gives them the same look and feel, and makes them easier to learn and use. TRUE
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Chap004 - Chapter 04 - Computer Software Chapter 04...

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