Mid-Term Chapter 3

Flashcard maker : Maisie Clarke
A) peripherals
Which of the following terms includes speakers, webcams, and printers as examples?
A) peripherals
B) integrated systems
C) ports
D) embedded computers
C) Windows
Which of the following is an example of an operating system?
A) C++
B) C#
C) Windows
D) Visual Basic
D) Apple
Which of the following companies does not manufacture computers that use the Windows operating system?
A) Dell
B) HP
C) Lenovo
D) Apple
B) spam
Which of the following is the term for unsolicited mail messages?
A) e-junk
B) spam
C) malware
D) mail output
C) system unit
Which of the following refers to the case that contains and protects the motherboard?
A) memory manager
B) CP case
C) system unit
D) encapsulator
C) processor
What is the electronic component that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate the computer?
A) motherboard
B) control unit
C) processor
D) arithmetic unit
C) mainframes
Which of the following do most major corporations use for business activities like billing millions of customers, preparing payroll for thousands of employees, and managing millions of items in inventory?
A) embedded computers
B) supercomputers
C) mainframes
D) mobiles devices
D) supercomputers
Which of the following are capable of processing many trillions of instructions in a single second?
A) desktop computers
B) notebook computers
C) midrange servers
D) supercomputers
C) smartphones
Which of the following is an example of a mobile device?
A) supercomputers
B) installed media modems
C) smartphones
D) servers
B) virtual
Which kind of keyboard projects an image of a keyboard on a flat surface?
A) automatic
B) virtual
C) digital
D) embedded
C) MMS
What is the term for the picture/video message service available on smartphones and other mobile devices?
A) CMS
B) MCS
C) MMS
D) SCM
D) pixel
What is the term for the smallest element in an electronic image?
A) icon
B) optic
C) state
D) pixel
D) earbuds
Which of the following are small speakers that rest inside each ear canal?
A) earphones
B) headphones
C) headsets
D) earbuds
B) embedded computer
Which of the following is a special-purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product?
A) hard-coded computer
B) embedded computer
C) soft computer
D) indexed computer
D) up to 127
How many peripheral devices can you connect with a USB port?
A) up to 32
B) up to 45
C) up to 57
D) up to 127
C) USB hub
Which of the following is a device that plugs in a USB port on the computer or mobile device and contains multiple USB ports?
A) USB matrix
B) USB receiver
C) USB hub
D) USB replicator
A) port replicator
Which of the following is an external device that provides connections to peripheral devices through ports built into the device?
A) port replicator
B) universal serial bus port
C) wireless port adapter
D) docking station
D) pairing
Which of the following is the process of initiating contact between two Bluetooth devices and allowing them to communicate with each other?
A) streamlining
B) discovering
C) docking
D) pairing
C) overvoltage
Which of the following occurs when the incoming electrical supply or voltage increases, often defined as more than five percent, above the normal volts?
A) undervoltage
B) power surge
C) overvoltage
D) online surge
B) surge protector
Which of the following protects against electrical power variations?
A) cloud computing
B) surge protector
C) server virtualization
D) electronic leveling
D) memory, processor
What are the two main components on the motherboard?
A) system unit, memory
B) CPU, processor
C) processor, system unit
D) memory, processor
D) server
You are looking for a computer to provide a central location for online game play. What kind of computer do you need?
A) minicomputer
B) mainframe
C) supercomputer
D) server
B) mail server
You need to set up a computer to store and deliver email messages for your small business. Which of the following are you most likely to use?
A) network server
B) mail server
C) file server
D) home server
B) blade server
Your data center is looking to conserve space in its server room. Which of the following are you most likely to choose as a result?
A) tower server
B) blade server
C) indexed server
D) bay server
A) skimmer
A thief has unfortunately captured your ATM card number by placing a panel on top of the face of an ATM, which was virtually undetectable to you. What is this technology called?
A) skimmer
B) PIN CAPTCHA
C) digimask
D) transaction thief
A) cloud
You are storing a new worksheet online for members of your project team to be able to share access to it. What kind of computing is this an example of?
A) cloud
B) digital
C) disperse
D) liberated
D) the services offered by the mobile service provider
You have a new phone. What determines what type of messages you can send?
A) where you are geographically at any given time
B) the embedded computer within the phone
C) the type of phone
D) the services offered by the mobile service provider
C) 16 million
You have a camera with a 16 MP resolution. How many pixels are represented by that resolution?
A) 16
B) 16,000
C) 16 million
D) 16 billion
A) embedded computer
When an instrument in the dashboard of your car informs you the air pressure in the right rear tire is low, what type of computer determines the air pressure is low?
A) embedded computer
B) server
C) online linked computer
D) analog computer
A) personal computer
A type of computer usually has only one user. Which of the following is most likely to be the type of computer?
A) personal computer
B) supercomputer
C) server
D) SSD
A) supercomputer
A type of computer usually has thousands of users. Which of the following is most likely to be the type of computer?
A) supercomputer
B) game console
C) personal computer
D) mobile computer
B) via a port
You want to connect your mobile device to a speaker. Which of the following is a way to do so?
A) with digital integration
B) via a port
C) using VoIP
D) via social media
D) HDMI
You are looking for a port that will work for an audio device. Which of the following is likeliest to work?
A) DVI
B) Ethernet
C) VGA
D) HDMI
C) 33 feet
If you are looking to use a Bluetooth device and do not want to extend its range with additional equipment, which of the following is the approximate distance you can expect between your device and the device with which it is transmitting data?
A) 3 feet
B) 13 feet
C) 33 feet
D) 44 feet
D) They might need to be paired.
Which of the following may need to happen before your Bluetooth headset can communicate with your smartphone?
A) They might need to be coupled.
B) They might need to be adapted.
C) They might need to be synced.
D) They might need to be paired.
B) False
Malware authors rarely focus on social media because it is so difficult to get personal information via that channel.
A) True
B) False
B) False
Peripheral devices usually occupy space inside a system unit.
A) True
B) False
A) True
Some users configure a desktop to function as a server on a network.
A) True
B) False
B) False
All-in-one desktops are usually more expensive than purchasing a system unit and monitor separately.
A) True
B) False
B) False
Netbooks weigh more than traditional laptops, like the kind shown in the accompanying figure.
A) True
B) False
A) True
Many handheld computers communicate wirelessly with other devices or computers.
A) True
B) False
A) True
In a blade server, like in a rack server, the chassis is fastened in place to a flat surface.
A) True
B) False
B) False
Physical servers are easier to manage than virtual servers.
A) True
B) False
A) True
The input from a POS terminal serves as output to other computers to maintain sales records, update inventory, verify credit, and perform other activities associated with sales transactions.
A) True
B) False
A) True
An ATM is a self-service banking terminal that connects to a host computer through a network.
A) True
B) False
A) True
Cloud computing allows a company to diversify its network and server infrastructure.
A) True
B) False
A) True
Some cloud computing services automatically add more network and server capacity to a company’s website as demand for services of the website increase.
A) True
B) False
B) False
Human speech is digital.
A) True
B) False
A) True
Features typically not found in cameras built into mobile phones include optical zoom, additional lenses, and scene modes.
A) True
B) False
A) True
Some users of e-books prefer the electronic paper black-and-white screen over the models with color screens because the electronic paper resembles a paper page from a book.
A) True
B) False
A) True
Some handheld game device models are Internet capable for downloading games and apps.
A) True
B) False
A) True
Mobile users are susceptible to hardware theft because the size and weight of their computers and devices make them easy to steal.
A) True
B) False
B) False
A brownout is a complete power failure.
A) True
B) False
A) True
Ergonomic studies have shown that using the correct type and configuration of chair, keyboard, display device, and work surface helps users work comfortably and efficiently and helps protect their health.
A) True
B) False
A) True
People suffering from technology overload feel distressed when deprived of technology, even for a short length of time.
A) True
B) False
A) True
One symptom of technology addiction is the inability to stop using technology.
A) True
B) False

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