Chapter 04: Programs and Apps

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Which of the following programs allow designers to rotate designs of 3-D objects to view them from any angle?
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CAD
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An engineer who needs to manage new product development might use what type of software?
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project management software
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Which of the following kinds of software is a sophisticated type of application software that assists a professional user in creating engineering, architectural, and scientific designs?
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CAD
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A major advantage of using word processing software is that users easily can change what they have written
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true
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Which of the following performs calculations on the data in a worksheet like the one in the accompanying figure and displays the resulting value in a cell?
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formula
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While a computer is running, the operating system remains in memory.
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true
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If your friend recently has participated in e-filing, what has she been doing?
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filing her state and/or federal tax returns online
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Which of the following (with examples such as Cambria and Calibri shown in the accompanying figure) is a name assigned to a specific design of characters?
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font
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The cost of accounting software for a small business can be several hundred thousand dollars.
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False
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What is the term for a square-shaped coded graphic that corresponds to a web address or other information?
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QR Code
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Which type of software has no restrictions from the copyright holder regarding modifications of the software’s internal instructions and its redistribution?
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open source software
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What kind of software assists in the preparation of a will, for example?
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legal
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If you follow the advice of your instructor and use CBT to learn about programming languages, how would you learn?
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Typically you would employ self-paced instruction to use and complete exercises presented on your computer
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Some shareware developers render their software useless if no payment is received after the trial period expires.
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true
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In the event a backup file is used, which kind of program reverses the process and returns backed up files to their original form?
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restore
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When a word processing program user formats a document, what does the user change?
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document’s appearance
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You have created a specific named location on your hard disk to hold some songs you have purchased. What is the term for this location?
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folder
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When using spreadsheet software like the kind in the accompanying figure, what are the rows and columns collectively called?
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worksheet
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Your friend has been assigned the task of creating visual aids to communicate ideas, messages, and other information to a sales group. What type of software should she use to complete this task?
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presentation software
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What is the real-time exchange of messages, files, audio, and/or video with another online user called?
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instant messaging
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Which of the following are uses for application software?
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to make users more productive
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What kind of software allows users to combine text, graphics, audio, video, and animation into an interactive application?
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multimedia authoring
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Which of the following is a utility that allows users to display, copy, and print the contents of a graphics file
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image viewer
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When you purchase a digital camera, what type of software often is included with the purchase?
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photo editing software
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Productivity apps seldom include web page authoring features.
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false
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Which of the following terms is used to describe a program that hides in a computer and allows someone from a remote location to take full control of the computer?
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a rootkit
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The only way to create a PDF file is in document management applications
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False
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You need to purchase a new application on behalf of your company, one that will track product inventory and manage shipping status. Which kind of software will you buy?
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distribution software
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One sign of a virus infection is that available memory is less than what should be available
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True
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Which category of applications allows you to locate a nearby restaurant or check the weather forecast?
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lifestyle
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Document management software allows a user to plan, schedule, track, and analyze the events, resources, and costs of a project.
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False
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Many worksheet cells like those in the accompanying figure contain a number that can be used in a calculation. What is the name for this?
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value
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An advertisement on a web site touts that the software for sale enables users to enter typed text, handwritten comments, drawings, or sketches anywhere on a page and then save the page. What kind of software is this ad selling?
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note taking software
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Note taking software can store notes in handwritten form.
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True
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Which of the following kinds of software allows users to create and manipulate documents containing mostly text and sometimes graphics?
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Word processing
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Which of the following kinds of software is software that enables professional designers to create sophisticated documents that contain text, graphics, and many colors?
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DTP
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Buying a collection of programs in a software suite usually costs significantly more than purchasing them individually.
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False

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