MIS 2223 Chapter 3

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You have purchased a surge protector and you are happy with it, in part because it has an appropriate Joule rating. What is that rating?
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600
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You are looking for a port that will work for an audio device. Which of the following is likeliest to work?
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HDMI
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Which of the following is a portable, personal computer designed to fit on your lap?
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notebook
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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?
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embedded computer
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You are outside in a public park with your friend. Both of you have Wi-Fi devices. For the devices to communicate with each other, what is the maximum distance they can be apart?
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300
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What percent of e-waste is recycled?
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20%
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Which design of tablet, as shown on the right in the accompanying figure, has an attached keyboard?
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convertible tablet
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What is another name for a standby UPS?
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offline UPS
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Which of the following cameras is a high-end digital camera that has interchangeable lenses and uses a mirror to display on its screen an exact replica of the image to be photographed?
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SLR
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Which of the following is an external device that provides connections to peripheral devices through ports built into the device?
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port replicator
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You are inside a sports arena with your friend. Both of you have Wi-Fi devices. For the devices to communicate with each other, what is the maximum distance they can be apart in this closed space?
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100ft
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Short text messages sent via a text message service are typically fewer than how many characters?
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300
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You see a kiosk in the lobby of your local hospital. Which of the following is it most likely to be?
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visitor kiosk
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Which of the following is the process of initiating contact between two Bluetooth devices and allowing them to communicate with each other?
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pairing
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You have a new phone. What determines what type of messages you can send?
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the services offered by the mobile service provider
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A mobile console is a device that combines features of a smartphone with a tablet, like the one shown in the accompanying figure.
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False
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In a blade server, like in a rack server, the chassis is fastened in place to a flat surface.
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True
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You are looking for a computer to provide a central location for online game play. What kind of computer do you need?
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Server
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You want to find a device that can connect to your mobile device and enable you to print. Which of the following do you use?
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peripheral
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Which of the following is not a part of a server like the one in the accompanying figure?
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bundled software
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You want to connect your mobile device to a speaker. Which of the following is a way to do so?
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via a port
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Which of the following is housed in a bay within a metal frame?
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rack server
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What is the term for an ultrathin laptop (like the one shown in the accompanying figure) that uses the Windows operating system?
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ultrabook
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Which of the following exists in the form of a single circuit board?
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blade server
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Which of the following are small and have limited hardware because they are components in larger products?
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embedded computers
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How many peripheral devices can you connect with a USB port?
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up to 127
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Which of the following are capable of processing many trillions of instructions in a single second?
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super computers
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Which of the following may need to happen before your Bluetooth headset can communicate with your smartphone?
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they might need to be paired
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Which of the following items in your pocket uses NFC technology?
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your credit card
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You have a collection of all the photos, videos, and audio you have captured from your new nephew. What is the name for this collection?
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media library
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You received a new portable media player for your birthday. It is less than ideal as a gift, however, because you were hoping to do something with it, and it is not something you can do with the player. What is that thing you were hoping to do?
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manage a server
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What is the term for the smallest element in an electronic image?
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pixel
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While ultrathin laptops like the kind shown in the accompanying figure are adequate for everyday computing tasks, you would want to use a netbook to complete processor-intensive tasks.
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false
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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?
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blade server
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Which of the following occurs when the electrical supply or voltage drops, often defined as more than five percent below the normal volts?
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undervoltage
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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?
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skimmer
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Your organization has a large number of servers. Which of the following are you most likely to choose as a result?
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blade server
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You are going to make a decision about a server purchase based on whether it is a rack server, a blade server, or a tower server. On which of the following are you basing your decision?
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form factor
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You are investigating a problem with the motherboard, what are the two main components to check out?
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memory and processor
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Which of the following kinds of UPS runs off a battery?
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Online UPS
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Which of the following terms includes speakers, webcams, and printers as examples?
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peripherials
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Your new home has a vacuum system. What kind of computer is controlling it?
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embedded computer
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A computer salesman refers to the shape and size of your new computer by a specific term. What term does he use?
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form factor
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Which of the following kinds of computing refers to an environment of servers that house and provide access to resources users access through the Internet?
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cloud
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A type of computer usually has thousands of users. Which of the following is most likely to be the type of computer?
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super computer
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Which of the following refers to the case that contains and protects the motherboard?
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system unit
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You have a camera with a 16 MP resolution. How many pixels are represented by that resolution?
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16 million
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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?
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33 feet
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Which of the following is an example of a mobile device?
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smartphone
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Which of the following companies does not manufacture computers that use the Windows operating system?
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Apple
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Which of the following are large, expensive, powerful computers that can handle hundreds or thousands of connected users simultaneously and store tremendous amounts of data, instructions, and information?
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Main frame
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What is the term for the technology that allows users to view message details such as the length of calls, for example?
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visual voicemail
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Which of the following is an affordable and lightweight digital camera with lenses built into it and a screen that displays an approximation of the image to be photographed?
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point and shoot
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Which of the following are the fastest, most powerful computers — and the most expensive?
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super computers
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Which kind of keyboard projects an image of a keyboard on a flat surface?
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virtual
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Which of the following is your library using because it costs less, is easier to maintain, and uses less power than desktop computers?
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thin client
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The video clips that users of video message services send are typically how long?
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30 seconds
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Which of the following is an example of an operating system?
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windows
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Which of the following is held with both hands and controls the movement and actions of players or objects in video games or computer games?
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gamepad
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Human speech is digital.
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False
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You should always try to purchase the least powerful desktop available as a means of getting the best bargain.
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False
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Your electric service has been failing with some frequency lately because of a lot of storms, and you are looking for more peace of mind when it comes to a reliable power source for your computer. Which of the following could help?
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UPS
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A type of computer usually has only one user. Which of the following is most likely to be the type of computer?
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personal computer
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Which of the following is the practice of sharing computing resources, such as servers, like those in the accompanying figure?
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virtualization
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Which of the following types of computers targets a specific audience and offers high-quality audio, video, and graphics with optimal performance for sophisticated single-user and networked or Internet multiplayer games?
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gaming desktop
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You go to your local town utility in order to pay your gas bill. Which of the following are you most likely to use?
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financial kiosk
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Your manager has asked you to shift usage and consumption of technology resources from a local environment managed by in-house IT staff to the Internet. What kind of computing will allow you to accomplish her goal?
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Cloud
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At your local supermarket there is a kiosk that allows you to rent your favorite movie on DVD. Of which of the following is this an example?
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vending kiosk
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Your server room has ample floor space. Which of the following are you most likely to choose as a result?
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tower server
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If a POS terminal is able to update inventory at geographically separate locations, what is the term for this ability?
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internet capable
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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?
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mail server
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What is the term for the technology that allows users to view message details such as the length of calls, for example?
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visual voicemail

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