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Jeffrey consults with company leaders to identify ways in which IT can help the organization to reach its goals. Jeffrey is working in a/an __________ role for his company. infrastructure and equipment management network development and maintenance planning information technology support RATIONALE Jeffrey's role is planning, which involves consulting with an organization's leaders to identify ways in which IT can help that organization to achieve its goals. Jeffery is also responsible for monitoring the implementation of planned activities, and exercising control of his organization's IT resources, to ensure improvement and success. CONCEPT Information Technology in the Workplace 2 Alexis received an email message from an unknown sender that included an attachment. If she opens the attachment, what kind of malicious software might be activated, and what are the consequences?
Opening the attachment would release a worm, which would infect her system with a virus. Opening the attachment would release a passive worm, which would infect her system with adware. Opening the attachment would release a worm, which would infect her system with spyware. Opening the attachment would release an active worm, which would infect her system with adware. RATIONALE Senders can transmit files to recipients by attaching them to email messages. Like "junk mail" delivered by the postal service, email users regularly receive unsolicited messages from unknown senders. These messages sometimes contain links to malicious websites or include attachments that contain malicious software (e.g., a worm). CONCEPT Network Security 3 Which of the following does NOT include both input and output components? Video card
Touchscreen monitor A portable SSD drive A printer with a scanner RATIONALE The video card, also known as the graphics processing unit (GPU), generates images on a monitor and is an internal data processing component. A printer with a scanner, a touchscreen monitor, and a portable SSD drive are examples of input AND output devices because they enable users to receive information from a computing system, and send information into a computing system. CONCEPT Computer Components and Roles 4 Which of the following is NOT an example of computer software? OS X Firefox
Windows Media Player ROM RATIONALE Read-only memory (ROM) is a type of nonvolatile memory used in computers and other electronic devices. ROM is not software. CONCEPT Computer Software 5 Select the true statement about the motherboard. It provides much of the electrical connection between different computer parts. It executes the commands sent to it by the application software. It acts as the working memory of the computer by transferring data from the hard disk for processing.

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