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Orientation To Computer Technology, Chapter 3

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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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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.
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Backward compatible
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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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One common method of thwarting a smartphone thief is to not use the phone to check the time.
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True
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You have a collection of all the photos, videos, and audio you have captured from your nephew. What is the name for this collection?
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Media library
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Which of the following is not part of a server like the one in the accompanying figure?
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Bundled software
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Newer versions of USB can charge connected mobile devices even when the computer is not in use.
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True
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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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All-in-one desktops are usually more expensive than purchasing a system unit and monitor separately.
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False
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A brownout is a complete power failure.
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False
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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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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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Docking stations may include shots for memory cards, optical disk drives, and other devices.
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True
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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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Your collection of stored digital media:
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Media library
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An environment of servers that house and provide access to resources users access through the internet:
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Cloud computing
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A computing device small enough to hold in your hand:
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Mobile device
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Unsolicited email messages:
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Spam
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The number of horizontal and vertical pixels in a display device:
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Resolution
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A computer, usually with limited processing power, that enables users to send data to and/or receive information from a server:
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Terminal
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Technology that uses short-range radio signals to transmit data between two specifically enabled devices:
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Bluetooth
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The electronic component that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate a computer:
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CPU
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The point at which a peripheral device attaches to or communicates with a computer or mobile device:
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Port
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Joins a cable to a port:
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Connector
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Provides a central location for online game play:
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Game server
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The practice of sharing or pooling computing resources, such as servers and storage devices:
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Virtualization
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The smallest element in an electronic image:
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Pixel
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Functions as a component in a larger product:
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Embedded computer
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Another name for a notebook computer:
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Laptop
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The case that contains and protects the motherboard, hard disk drive, and other electronic components of the computer from damage:
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System unit
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Another name for text message service:
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SMS
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A device that combines the features of a smartphone with a tablet:
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Phablet
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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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Malware authors rarely focus on social media because it is so difficult to get personal information via that channel.
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False
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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.
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True
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Which of the following are large, expensive, powerful computers that can handle hundreds or thousands of connected users simultaneously and the store tremendous amounts of data, instructions, and information?
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Mainframes
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A UPS connects your computer and a power source.
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True
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A large amount of e-waste ends up polluting developing countries, who accept the materials for profit.
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True
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Which of the following terms would you be looking for if you want to to make a purchase of a variety of software at the same time that you purchase your new desktop?
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Bundle
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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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Mobile users a susceptible to hardware theft because the size and weight of their computers and devices make them easy to steal.
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True
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Some handheld game device models are internet capable for downloading games and apps.
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True
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Some users configure a desktop function as a server on a network.
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True
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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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Teen drivers statistically are more susceptible to being distracted while driving.
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True
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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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What is the technology featured in the trend known as the Internet of Things?
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Embedded computers
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You need to restore a computer that has suffered a catastrophic failure. Which of the following are you most likely to use?
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Backup server