Discovering Computers Ch. 1

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Who is Microsoft’s founder? -Steve Wozniak -Bill Gates -Steve Jobs -Larry Ellison
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Bill Gates
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Which of the following is NOT a strategy that supports green computing? -using energy efficient hardware -regulating manufacturing processes -creating web apps instead of desktop apps -recycling
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creating web apps instead of desktop apps
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Which of the following gestures would you use if you want to display a bar that contains commands on an edge of the screen of your new tablet? -stretch -press and hold -swipe -pinch
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swipe
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Which of the following is NOT a suggestion for easing eyestrain while using a mobile device? -Take an eye break every 30 minutes. – Clean the screen regularly. -Blink your eyes every five seconds. – Position the display about 90 degrees below eye level
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Position the display about 90 degrees below eye level.
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Which of the following style of tablet does not contain a physical keyboard? -power -virtual -slate -convertible
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slate
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Which of the following is a worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals? -Web -Internet -Newsnet -Usenet
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Internet
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Which of the following mouse operations would you use if you want to start a program feature? -click -point -drag -double-click
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double-click
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Green computing involves reducing electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer. Which of the following is a valid strategy for supporting green computing? -Replace a computer as soon as a newer, more efficient model is available -Buy a computer from a retailer who will dispose of your old computer properly -Dispose of replaced computers by selling them on a website -Buy battery-operated computers only
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Buy a computer from a retailer who will dispose of your old computer properly
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Which of the following is NOT a reason that consumers purchase separate stand-alone devices? -The stand-alone device has more features than the combined device offers. -They are practitioners of online integration. -They want protection if the combined device breaks. -They want to be able to use both devices at the same time.
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They are practitioners of online integration.
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On which of the following pointing devices can you control the pointer by sliding your fingertip? -online pad -touchpad -mouse -digital tablet
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touchpad
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Which of the following kinds of software is NOT usually included by an installed operating system? -spreadsheet -calculator -browser -media player
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spreadsheet
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Which of the following gestures would you use if you want to activate a mode that enables you to move an item with one finger to a new location on your new tablet? -double-tap -swipe -slide -press and hold
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slide
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Which of the following gestures would you use if you want to scroll on your new tablet? -press and hold -swipe -pinch -tap
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swipe
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The Internet is a worldwide network. What is the World Wide Web? -It is the same as the Internet. -It is a feature that allows e-mail between computers connected to the Internet. -It is a service on the Internet. -It is an exclusive network of computers separate from the Internet that allows functions such as social sites, resource sharing, blogs, and research.
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It is a service on the Internet.
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Which of the following mouse operations would you use if you want to draw a picture? -drag -click -double-click -point
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drag
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You want to download a video from the Internet to your desktop. What process do you use? -Surfing -Wireless accessing -VoIP -Downloading
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Downloading
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Which of the following category of users works on a computer while away from a main office, home office, or school? -SOHO -key -mobile -power
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mobile
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Which of the following is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use? -input device -output device -both a and c -computer
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computer
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Which of the following consists of electronic components that store instructions waiting to be executed and data needed by those instructions? -The CPU -The processor -The control unit -Memory
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Memory
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In which of the following mouse operations do you press and release the secondary mouse button? -point -right-click -double-click -drag
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right-click
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Which of the following is a typical size for a game console? -one pound -one-half pound -four pounds -15 pounds
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four pounds
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If you are looking for an online social network that allows you to share messages and interests with family and friends, which of the following is the best match for you? -Facebook -LinkedIn -Twitter -Digg
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Facebook
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Which of the following is the term for known specific patterns of viruses? -virus traces -virtual viruses -virus signatures -virus items
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virus signatures
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If you were required to give a speech identifying the risks of using computers and digital devices, which group of items would you include? -Health risks, privacy risks, environmental risks -Privacy risks, environmental risks, reliability risks, communication risks -Unreliability risks, mental health risks, behavioral risks, computer crime risks -Impact on labor force risks, environmental risks, speed risks, information sharing risks
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Health risks, privacy risks, environmental risks
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In which of the following mouse operations do you press and release the primary mouse button? -point -right-click -drag -click
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click
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In which gesture do you quickly touch and release one finger two times? -double-tap -double-stretch -double-pinch -double-hold
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double-tap
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If you are looking for an online social network that allows you to include recommendations from people who know you professionally, which of the following is the best match for you? -Twitter -LinkedIn -Digg -Facebook
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LinkedIn
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Which type of disc is a type of storage media that consists of a flat, round, portable metal disc made of metal, plastic, and lacquer that is written and read by a laser? -solid-state -optical -cloud -virtual
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optical
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Which of the following is NOT a popular programming language? -Java -C++ -Visual C# -Chrome
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Chrome
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You interact with a program through which of the following, thereby controlling how you enter data and instructions and how information is displayed on the screen? -operating system -user interface -icon -storage
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user interface

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