Practice Quiz Chapter 1 – Digital Literacy

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In which of the following mouse operations do you quickly press and release the left mouse button twice without moving the mouse?
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double-click
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Which of the following is a collection of unprocessed items, which can include text, numbers, images, audio, and video?
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Data
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In which of the following mouse operations do you move the mouse until the pointer is positioned on the item of choice?
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point
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Which of the following is a collection of computers and devices connected together, as shown in the accompanying figure, often wirelessly, via communications devices and transmission media?
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network
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Research indicates that the more text messages students send, the more easily they find formal writing.
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false
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In which of the following mouse operations do you point to an item, hold down the left mouse button, move the item to the desired location on the screen, and then release the left mouse button?
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drag
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On a typical notebook computer, the monitor is on top of the system unit, and the keyboard attaches to the system unit with hinges.
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false
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In which gesture do you press and hold one finger on an object and then move the finger to the new location?
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slide
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If your cousin asks you what devices can be used to record and retrieve data, instructions, and/or information for future use on a computer, which of the following would you tell her?
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USB flash drives, SSDs, hard disks
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Which of the following is a personal computer that users can carry from place to place?
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mobile computer
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Servers like the one in the accompanying figure typically support only one computer at a time
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False
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Larger corporate, government, and Internet applications may use powerful, expensive servers (an example of which is shown in the accompanying figure) to support their daily operation.
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True
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Your smartphone allows you to take and store photos, and play and view your digital media. What is this overlap of technologies called?
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convergence
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Which of the following is a typical size for a game console?
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four pounds
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USB flash drives and memory cards usually hold more than hard disks like the kind shown in the accompanying figure.
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false
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Collections, such as that pictured in the accompanying figure, allow computers to share which of the following?
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resources
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The application system provides a means for users to communicate with the computer or mobile device and other software.
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false
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Batteries in the kind of computer shown in the accompanying figure typically last longer than those in tablets.
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false
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A game console is small enough to fit in one hand, making it more portable than the handheld game device.
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false
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You should delete or quarantine flagged attachments immediately.
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true
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If a computer adds together a list of numbers, what term identifies these numbers?
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data
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All social networking sites have a specialized audience.
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false
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Most computers and many mobile devices, such as smartphones and portable media players, can connect to which kind of network?
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Wi-Fi
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Which of the following is NOT a type of message you can send with a smartphone?
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media message
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Which of the following is NOT an operating system used by today’s computers and mobile devices?
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DOS

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