Computer Literacy # 3-4 True/ False and Multiple Choice

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Malware authors focus on social media, with the goal of stealing personal information
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True
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Although they can save space, all-in-one desktops usually are more expensive than a system unit and monitor purchased separately
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False
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Most traditional and ultrathin laptop and ultrabook screens range in size from 7-10 inches, and most tablet and netbook screens range in size from 11-18 inches
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False
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Dedicated servers typically require a faster processor, more memory. and additional storage
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True
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Most computers and electronic devices are analog, which use only two discrete states: on and off
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False
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Some mobile devices allow you to transfer photos using wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
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True
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Most smartphones also can function as portable media players and digital cameras
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True
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Because embedded computers are components in larger products, they usually are small and have limited hardware
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True
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Instead of the term, port, the term, connector, sometimes it used to identify audio and video ports
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False
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Newer versions of USB are backward compatible, which means they support only new USB devices, not older ones
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False
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Because the processor in a computer is particularly sensitive to current fluctuations, you always should use a surge protector
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True
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An offline UPS always runs off the battery
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False
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Applications software serves as the interface between the user, the apps, and the computer’s or mobile device’s hardware
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False
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Each time you start a computer or mobile device, the system software is loaded from storage into memory
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True
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open source software is mass-produced, copyrighted software that meets the needs of a wide variety of users
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False
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When downloading shareware, freeware, or public-domain software, it is a good practice to seek websites with ratings for and reviews of products
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True
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while a computer or mobile device is running, the operating system remains in memory
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True
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with database software, users run functions to retrieve data
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False
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Software suites offer three major advantages: lower cost, ease of use, and integration
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True
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A PDF file can be viewed and printed without the software that created the original document
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True
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The military and airlines might use CBT simulations to train pilots to fly in various conditions and environments
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True
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An antivirus program automatically deletes quarantined files
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False
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One of the fastest growing threats in mobile apps is toll fraud malware
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True
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Cookies typically are considered a type of spyware
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False
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Peripheral
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Examples of a ____ device include keyboard, mouse, microphone, monitor printer, USB flashdrive, scanner, webcam, and speakers.
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System unit
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Some people use the term ___ to refer to the case that contains and protects the motherboard, hard disk drive, memory, and other electronic components of the computer from damage.
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All in one desktop
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Some desktops called a ____, do not have a tower and instead house the screen and system unit in the same case.
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Workstation
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Power users may work with a high-end desktop, sometime called a ____, that is designed to handle intense calculations and powerful graphics.
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Servers
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Services provided by ____ include storing content and controlling access to hardware, software, and other resources on a network.
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Backup server
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A dedicated server that backs up and restores files, folders, and media is referred to as a _____
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CSC. Common short code
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A four or five digit number assigned to a specific content or mobile service provider is referred to as a ___.
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USB port
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A ____ can connect up to 127 different peripheral devices together with a single connector.
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Tools or utilities
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Programs called ____ enable you to perform maintenance-type tasks usually related to managing devices, media, and programs used by computers and mobile devices
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Custom
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___ software performs functions specific to a business or industry
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License agreement
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A ____ is the right to use a program or app
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Spreadsheet
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___ software is an application that allows users to organize data in rows and columns and perform calculations on the data
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CAD software
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____ is a type of application that assists professionals and designers in creating engineering, architectural, and scientific designs and models
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Compress
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Refers to decreasing a photo’s file size
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Trojan horse
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Is a destructive program disguised as a real program
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Virus signature
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A known, specific pattern of virus code

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