MIS2223 ch 3

Flashcard maker : Blake Terry
Your organization has a large number of servers. Which of the following are you most likely to choose as a result?
blade server
Which kind of keyboard projects an image of a keyboard on a flat surface?
virtual
Which of the following is NOT a type of kiosk?
media
Short text messages sent via a text message service are typically fewer than how many characters?
300
Which of the following terms includes speakers, webcams, and printers as examples?
peripherals
Which of the following is not a determinant of the category in which a computer best fits?
resolution
Which of the following is built into an upright cabinet that stands alone?
tower server
Human speech is digital. T/F
false
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?
100 feet
Mobile users are susceptible to hardware theft because the size and weight of their computers and devices make them easy to steal. T/F
true
Which of the following is NOT a likely complaint of someone who spends his or her workday using the computer?
high BP
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?
gaming desktop
The distinction among categories of computers is always very clear. T/F
false
Which of the following terms would you be looking for if you want to make a purchase of a variety of software at the same time that you purchase your new desktop?
bundle
Netbooks weigh more than traditional laptops, like the kind shown in the accompanying figure. (apple laptop shown) T/F
false
Which of the following do you need to verify that you are the holder of the bank card at your local bank branch?
pin
Port replicators sometimes disable ports on the mobile computer to prevent conflicts among the devices on the computer and port replicator. T/F
true
E-books have no wear and tear. T/F
true
Your new home has a vacuum system. What kind of computer is controlling it?
embedded computer
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?
mail server
Cloud computing allows a company to diversify its network and server infrastructure. T/F
true
What is the term for the technology that allows users to view message details such as the length of calls, for example?
visual vm
Some handheld game device models are Internet capable for downloading games and apps. T/F
true
You need to store and manage all the Microsoft Office files for your office. Which of the following are you most likely to use?
storage server
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?
UPS
Which of the following are the fastest, most powerful computers — and the most expensive?
supercomputers
A friend of yours was talking on a mobile phone and her attention was diverted from something that was happening around her while she was on the phone. What phenomenon does this illustrate?
inattentional blindness
Which of the following exists in the form of a single circuit board?
blade server
You are investigating a problem with the motherboard, what are the two main components to check out?
memory processor
What is another name for a standby UPS?
offline UPS
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?
mainframe
You have just designed a device-tracking app for sale in the app marketplace. Which of the following are you least likely to use in your app?
unix
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. T/F
true
Most computers and electronic devices are analog, which use continuous signals. T/F
false
Which of the following are you most likely to find on your next trip to an amusement park?
ticket kiosk
You have a camera with a 16 MP resolution. How many pixels are represented by that resolution?
16 million
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?
manage a server
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. T/F
false
What is the term for an ultrathin laptop (like the one shown in the accompanying figure) that uses the Windows operating system?
ultrabook
Which of the following are small and have limited hardware because they are components in larger products?
embedded computers
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?
cloud
Which of the following is a device that plugs in a USB port on the computer or mobile device and contains multiple USB ports?
usb hub
An ATM is a self-service banking terminal that connects to a host computer through a network. T/F
true
Which of the following is an example of a mobile device?
smartphones
A computer salesman refers to the shape and size of your new computer by a specific term. What term does he use?
form factor
A mobile console is a device that combines features of a smartphone with a tablet, like the one shown in the accompanying figure. T/F
false
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?
cloud
Cloud computing uses server virtualization. T/F
true
What percent of e-waste is recycled?
20
One common method of thwarting a smartphone thief is not to use the phone to check the time. T/F
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. T/F
true
Which of the following is an external device that provides connections to peripheral devices through ports built into the device?
port replicator
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?
form factor
Which of the following is a network of several servers, like those in the accompanying figure, together in a single location?
server farm
Malware authors rarely focus on social media because it is so difficult to get personal information via that channel. T/F
false
A large amount of e-waste ends up polluting developing countries, who accept the materials for profit. T/F
true
Which of the following is a portable, personal computer designed to fit on your lap?
notebook
A joystick is a handheld vertical lever, mounted on a base, that you move in different directions to control the actions of the simulated vehicle or player. T/F
true
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?
gamepad
Which of the following is the process of initiating contact between two Bluetooth devices and allowing them to communicate with each other?
pairing
You are looking for a general-purpose port to connect two devices together. Which of the following is your best bet?
thunderbolt
If a POS terminal is able to update inventory at geographically separate locations, what is the term for this ability?
internet capable
How many peripheral devices can you connect with a USB port?
127
Which of the following protects against electrical power variations?
surge protector
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?
peripheral
Point-and-shoot cameras are much heavier and larger than SLR cameras. T/F
false
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?
embedded computer
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?
mainframes
Which of the following are capable of processing many trillions of instructions in a single second?
supercomputers
Teen drivers statistically are more susceptible to being distracted while driving. T/F
true
A UPS connects your computer and a power source. T/F
true
Which of the following is not a feature of a point-and-shoot camera?
SLR
The trend is toward larger desktop tower form factors. T/F
false
Tendonitis is inflammation of the nerve that connects the forearm to the palm of the wrist. T/F
false
Your Bluetooth headset is waiting for another Bluetooth device to locate its signal. What is this mode known as?
discoverable mode
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?
600
Which of the following is a four- or five-digit number assigned to a specific content or mobile service provider, for example, to vote for a television program contestant or donate to a charity?
csc
You want to connect your mobile device to a speaker. Which of the following is a way to do so?
via a port
People suffering from technology overload feel distressed when deprived of technology, even for a short length of time. T/F
true
You have a new e-book reader and you are expecting to be away on a long hike with it. How many hours of reading can you get from it before needing to recharge it?
75
A port replicator is similar to a docking station, but it has more functionality. T/F
false
You are looking for a computer to provide a central location for online game play. What kind of computer do you need?
server
A type of computer usually has thousands of users. Which of the following is most likely to be the type of computer?
supercomputer
Which of the following is not a part of a server like the one in the accompanying figure?
bundled software
Your desktop houses its system unit in a frame made of metal. What is the term for this frame?
tower
E-book readers are usually larger than tablets. T/F
false
Unlike answering machines, a computer in a voice mail system converts an analog voice message into digital form. T/F
true
You keep hearing a colleague of yours use a term and you are unfamiliar with it. Ultimately, however, you realize that it is a synonym for the term port. What is it?
jack
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?
point and shoot
Which of the following items in your pocket uses NFC technology?
credit card
Some cloud computing services automatically add more network and server capacity to a company’s website as demand for services of the website increase. T/F
true
Which design of tablet, as shown on the right in the accompanying figure, has an attached keyboard?
convertible tablet
Which of the following is housed in a bay within a metal frame?
rack server
Recent photos you captured are low in quality. What is one of the first things to check?
resolution
Batteries in a laptop, like the kind shown in the accompanying figure, typically do not last longer than those in a tablet. T/F
true
Newer versions of USB can charge connected mobile devices even when the computer is not in use. T/F
true
You are looking for a port that will work for an audio device. Which of the following is likeliest to work?
hdmi
In a blade server, like in a rack server, the chassis is fastened in place to a flat surface. T/F
true
CTS is inflammation of a tendon due to repeated motion or stress on that tendon. T/F
false
Last night, you experienced a power increase that lasted for less than one thousandth of a second. What is the term for this?
spike
Lower back pain sometimes is caused from poor posture. T/F
true
Physical servers are easier to manage than virtual servers. T/F
false
Which of the following kinds of UPS runs off a battery?
online UPS
A type of computer usually has only one user. Which of the following is most likely to be the type of computer?
personal computer
Which of the following are small speakers that rest inside each ear canal?
earbuds
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?
skimmer
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?
blade server
You go to your local town utility in order to pay your gas bill. Which of the following are you most likely to use?
financial kiosk
Peripheral devices usually occupy space inside a system unit. T/F
false
Which of the following is your library using because it costs less, is easier to maintain, and uses less power than desktop computers?
thin client
Many handheld computers communicate wirelessly with other devices or computers. T/F
true
You need to restore a computer that has suffered a catastrophic failure. Which of the following are you most likely to use?
backup server
You need a version of USB technology that will support older USB devices, of which you have many, as well as newer ones. What word do you want to see in the specs?
backward compatible
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?
33 feet
Which of the following is NOT true of the thin client on your desk at your office?
extensive capabilities
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?
SLR
At a higher resolution, you can capture and store more images in your digital camera. T/F
false
You see a kiosk in the lobby of your local hospital. Which of the following is it most likely to be?
visitor kiosk
What is the term for the picture/video message service available on smartphones and other mobile devices?
MMS
What is the electronic component that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate the computer?
processor
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?
media library
Which of the following is the practice of sharing computing resources, such as servers, like those in the accompanying figure? (server farm pictured)
virtualization
A brownout is a complete power failure. T/F
false
What is the term for the smallest element in an electronic image?
pixel
Which of the following is the term for unsolicited mail messages?
spam

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