CSIT Quiz 3

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The term computer ____ best describes the level of technology skills needed in today’s business A. Knowledge B.Fluency C.Digitization D. information
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Fluency
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A___ can represent either a letter or a color A. byte B. decimal C. digitization D. information
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Byte
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A computer uses___to display an image after it has been digitized A. icons B. bytes C. bits D. pixels
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Pixels
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Personal music videos that combine user-generated photos with audio music is a good example of___. A. digitization B. digital convergence C. computer literacy D. ASCII
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Digital convergence
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ASCII is the standard used to represent ___ in digital form. A. video B. audio C. keyboard characters D. signals
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Keyboard characters
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WHat two digits represent the binary number system. A. 1 and 2 B. 0 and -1 C. 0 and 1 D. A and B
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0 and 1
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Digitizing our media and information has raised serious concerns about all of the following EXCEPT____ A. productivity B. Privacy C. Information security D. intellectual property rights
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Productivity
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A CPU component known as ___ carries out the instructions used for all mathematical and logical operations. A. control unit B. ALU C. register D. system clock
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ALU
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the speed of the ___ dictates how fast the processor can process data. A. FSB bus B. ALU C. cache D. internal clock
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Internal clock
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A multiprocessor system may combine a ___ with a graphics processor to accomplish a particular type of function. A. CPU B. teraflop C.cache D. register
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CPU
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Moore’s Law states that the number of transistors on a chip will double about every ____ months. A. 10 B. 12 C. 16 D. 24
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24
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The ____ is the key, active component in practically all modern electronics. A. automator B. concatenator C. transistor D. amplifier
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Transistor
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The size and shape of the ____ influences what a system component may look like. A. bus B. motherboard C. microprocessor D. transistor
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Motherboard
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All of the following sequences are part of the machine cycle EXCEPT A. fetch B. decode C. merge D. store
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merge
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ROM is used for important programs like the ____, which tells the computer how to start. A. RAM B. Magnetic field C. firmware D. BIOS
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BIOS
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All of the following are examples of optical storage EXCEPT A. DVD B. CD C. Blu-ray D. USB drive
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USB drive
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With____memory, data is stored permanently with no moving parts or the need for electricity. A. flash B. optical C. magnetic D. compact disc
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Flash
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Which of the following is NOT an example of solid-state technology? A. Blu-ray disc B. flash drive C. media card D. USB drive
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Blu-ray disc
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Random access memory is considered _____ storage. A. flash B. solid-state C. primary D. secondary
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Primary
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Magnetic disks are a _____ access storage medium. A. direct B. consecutive C. volatile D. sequential
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direct
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on political storage media, a ____ in a specified location represents a 0 (zero). A. bit B. Land C. pit D. charge
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Pit
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Two types of ____ are voice commands and marks on paper. A. software B. output C. input D. flash
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Input
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Music speakers are classified as ____ devices. A. external B. internal C. output D. input
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Output
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All of the following are examples of special-purposeinput devices EXCEPT _____. A. MICR B. OMR C. OCR D. CRT
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CRT
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Through the use of ____, pilots can simulate flights without ever leaving the ground. A. haptic output B. screen readers C. mobile devices D. virtual reality
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Virtual reality
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A ____ is a set of instructions or statements to the computer. A. filename B. Computer program C. supportive tool D. Programming Language
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Computer Program
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Making changes to a software program after it has been released is referred to as the ____ stage of the development cycle. A. implementation B. verification C. design D. maintenance
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Maintenance
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Each programming language has a particular ____-the rules that guide how programming statements are constructed. A. Syntax B. vocabulary C. toolbox D. object set
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Syntax
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When you combine a system’s hardware configuration and operating system, it is defined as the computer’s ____. A. system B. platform C. interface D. dynamic
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Platform
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The purpose of the ____ is to store the boot process instructions for the computer to start up. A. FIOS B. POST C. BIOS D. I/O
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BIOS
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An icon on your desktop represents a ____ interface. A. command-based B. BIOS C. Task-based D. graphical
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graphical
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A recent version of the Windows operating system is ____. A. WIndows Me B. WIndows NT C. Windows 8 D. Windows Vista
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Windows 8
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Linux is ____ software, which means users can manipulate the source code to customize their operating system to their needs. A. Concurrent B. licensed C. Sourceware D. open-source
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Open-source
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An advantage of _____ software is ability to run more than one operating system on a computer. A. BIOS B. RAM C. POST D. VM
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VM
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Embedded operating systems are hardwired into a computer component, such as ROM or flash memory, to control a ____ computer. A. Laptop B. server-based C. special-purpose D. mainframe
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Special-purpose
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Performing a system ____ utility rearranges your files on disk in an orderly fashion resulting in faster access. A. defragmentation B. diagnostic C. security D. File Management
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Defragmentation
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Typing the word \”DEL\” on a prompt line to remove unwanted files on your computer is an example of a ______ user interface. A. prompt B. command-based C. graphical D. type driven
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command-based
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Personal Software can assist you in accomplishing all of the following task EXCEPT _____. A. balancing your budget B. monitoring your diet C. finding today’s weather D. installing a printer
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Installing a printer
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A _____ license can be used anywhere on a college campus. A. multiuser B. site C. concurrent user D. campus user
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Site
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Updates are provided by software companies in order to ____. A. fix bugs B. improve functionality C. Patch security holes D. All of the above
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All of the above
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____ defines how information travels across the Internet. A. POP B. TCP/IP C. SMTP D. NP
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TCP/IP
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A(n) ____ is a company that provides a subscriber with access to the Internet. A. ISP B. ASP C. TCP D. IP
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ISP
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In a(n) _____ relationship, multiple users are provided with access to multiple Web sites at the same time. A. NSP B. Client/server C. ISP D. protocol
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client/server
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a _____ network is used when a user wants to make his or her computer and others’ computers available for access. A. peer-to-peer B. client-to-server C. peer-to-server D. client-to-peer
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Peer-to-peer
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A well-known range of ____ is reserved by convention to identify specific service types provided by host computers. A. IP addresses B. sockets C. URLs D. Port numbers
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Port numbers
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_____ is commonly used to enable Web browsers to communicate with Web servers. A. TCP B. SMTP C. HTTP D. IP
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HTTP
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In the URL http://www.cengage.com/index.html, cengage.com is the _____. A. protocol B. domain name C. Web server D. location on the server
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domain name
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Web developers use ____ to categorize and classify content when creating a Web page. A. HTML B. Java C. XML D. Ajax
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XML
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Thanks to _____ files, a Web site can recognize you and cater to your individual tastes each time you visit. A. FTP B. Cookie C. Server D. protocol
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Cookie
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Through the use of the plug-in, ____, a Web Page can provide a use with an interactive experience. A. Microsoft Word B. Flash C. internet Explorer D. Apache
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Flash
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Signing up for a(n) ____ will automatically provide you with Web content that is updated on a regular basis. A. RSS feed B. blog C. XML tag D. push feed
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RSS feed
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A search engine attempts to catalog every Web page by topic through the use of a _____. A. spider B. petabyte C. shield D. tracker
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Spider
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In a ____ portal, a user can access information related to his or her specific company, including communications tools for collaboration. A. vertical B. horizontal C. corporate D. system
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Corporate
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____ is a popular cable type used as network backbone by major telecommunications companies. A. twisted pair B. fiber optic C. coaxial D. FCC
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Fiber Optic
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With the help of a _____, devices can modulate signals from one form to another to allow them to connect to the Internet. A. twisted-pair cable B. spectrum C. Radio wave D. modem
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Modem
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The internet has adopted the _____ set of protocols to define its format of communications between devices. A. HTTP B. FTP C. TCP/IP D. DNS
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TCP/IP
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A(n) ____ network includes transmission towers that connect to area handsets. A. Ethernet B. local C. metro D. cellular
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Cellular
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WIth the advent of _____ technology, broadband Internet services over cellular networks were made available. A. first-generation(1G) B. second-generation(2G) C. third-generation(3G) D. fourth-generation(4G)
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Fourth- generation (4G)
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Many cities have adopted______ technology to provide faster Internet speed to their users. A. DSL B. WiMAX C. Wi-Fi D. Bluetooth
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WiMax
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An area of a building where you can connect to the Internet wirelessly is often referred to as a ____. A. GPS spot B. hotspot C. cell tower D. signal
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Hotspot
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_____ technology enables you to connect to your cell phone through a display on your car’s dashboard. A. Global positioning B. Bluetooth C. Narrowband D. Fiber-optic
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Bluetooth
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____ technology may someday replace today’s bar code system for identifying items in inventory. A. VPN B. RFID C. SIM D. WAP
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RFID
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Global positioning system (GPS) ____ are primarily used to assist travelers in getting from one place to another. A. receivers B. infrared waves C. transponders D. tags
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Receivers
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Bluetooth is an example of a _____ area network. A. local B. personal C. wide D. metro
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Personal
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A(n) ____ expands the boundaries of a company’s intranet to include networks outside of its local area network setting. A. EPN B. APN C. EDI D. VPN
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VPN
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Local arean networks designed to serve an entire city are called ____ area networks. A. urban B. metropolitan C. city D. major
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Metropolitan
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To connect multiple businesses from different locations, a _____ area network setup is required. A. personal B. home C. local D. wide
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Wide
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All of the following are referred to as computing platforms EXCEPT ____. A. cellular networks B. operating systems C. personal computers D. input devices
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input devices
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All of the following are models for cloud computing EXCEPT ____. A. public B. community C. shared D. hybrid
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Shared
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A ____ provides everything that is accessible on the Internet. A. computing platform B. server C. database D. tablet
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server

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