Practice Test One

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
A(n) ___ is a handheld mobile device that falls somewhere between a notebook and a smartphone.
tablet computer
___ is an electronic scavenger hunt played around the world.
Geocaching
A printer is classified as a(n) ____.
output device
Kinect for Xbox 360 has motion and voice sensors, allowing you to play certain games without holding a ____.
Game controller
A _____ may have built – in hard drives for storage, can play DVDs, connect to the Internet, play music and videos, and display high – definition video.
game console
____ is the study of the relationship between workers and their workspaces.
Ergonomics
A(n) ____ computer is specialized computer that is part of another device.
Embedded
A GPS unit locks in the signal from four satellites and uses _____ to determine the position of the receiving device.
Triangulation
The integration of technology on multifunction devices such as smartphones is referred to as _____.
convergence
Which of the following is not true about Mac computers?
The current version of OS X is called Mountain Lion.
Macs come with a variety of useful programs already installed.
Macs have a reputation for being secure, stable, and slightly difficult to use.
Boot Camp is a program that allows you to install and run Windows on a Mac.
Macs have a reputation for being secure, stable, and slightly difficult to use.
ASCII was originally developed in the ____.
1960s
In technology, applying ___ means designing spaces that are easily accessible.
Universal design
Which of the following is NOT true about convergence?
For many people, smaller, less expensive tablets have replaced personal computers as the primary computing device.
Convergence is the integration of technology on multifunction devices.
In some parts of the world, there are more mobile phones than people.
The convergence of technology has resulted in the rapid development of technologies such as mobile payment systems.
??? ALL OF THESE ARE TRUE – SEE PAGE FIVE
A(n) ____ is a high-end desktop computer or one that is attached to a network.
workstation
The integrated circuit made the development of the ____ possible in the 1970s.
Microprocessors or Central Processing Unit
____ is the efficient and ecologically friendly use of computers and other electronics.
Green computing
Which item below is NOT part of the computer IPOS cycle?
Processing
Storage
Information
Output
??? ALL OF THESE ARE TRUE – SEE PAGE SEVEN
A(n) ____ a compact desktop computer with the system unit integrated into the monitor.
all – in – one computer
____ are NOT backlit.
E-ink readers
Which of the following is NOT true about GPS devices?
The global positioning system consist of 24 satellites that transmit signals.
GPS is used in automobiles, airplanes, and boats for navigation and tracking.
Since the mid – 1980s, GPS devices have been available for civilian use.
GPS was originally built by the military.
Since the mid – 1980s, GPS devices have been available for civilian use.
Which of the following is NOT true about a smart home?
Smart home technology that is used in commercial buildings is known as smart business technology.
Smart homes use automation to control lighting, heating and cooling, security, entertainment, and appliances.
A smart home can be remotely activated by phone or over the Internet.
You can program a smart home system to turn carious components on and off at set times to maximize energy efficiency.
Smart home technology that is used in commercial buildings is known as smart business technology.
PCs that run some version of the Windows or Linux operating systems constitute over ____ percent of the US market share.
Dedicated ____ are lightweight, inexpensive devices that can hold thousands of books.
e – readers
In 2012, smartphones made up more than ____ percent of US cell phone sales.
75
Which of the following is NOT true about ubiquitous computing?
Ubiquitous computing is sometimes called invisible computing.
Computers are so common that many times the technology is not considered to be a computer.
Examples of ubiquitous computing include digital signage, smart homes, and uploading pictures of Facebook from a mobile phone.
Ubiquitous computing is when you use other devices such as a smartphone and keycard system on a daily basis.
Ubiquitous computing is when you use other devices such as smartphone and keycard system on a daily basis.
A(n) ____ has high – end processing and video capabilities built into a lightweight system.
ultrabook
Distributed computing can be done on a fairly small scale using a few computers in one location, also known as ____.
Grid computing
Which of the following is NOT true about multiuser computers?
Multiuser computers are systems that allow multiple, simultaneous user to connect to them.
The advantages of multiuser systems include centralized resouces and security.
Multiuser computers are more powerful than personal computers.
Multiuser systems allow users to leverage the power of computers that are similar to what a PC can do.
Multiuser systems allow users to leverage the power of computers that are similar to what a PC can do.
____, most commonly found in business, process massive amount of data or transactions.
Mainframes and Enterprise Servers
___ were invented in 1947 and led to second – generation computers in the 1950s and 1960s.
Transistors
T/F: In a business environment, a netbook is a high – end desktop computer or one that is attached to a network.
False
T/F: ENIAC used about 180,000 vacuum tubes, weighed almost 30 tons, and occupied about 1,800 square feet.
False
T/F: Smart homes are a glimpse into the future of ubiquitous computing.
True
T/F: Video games that replicate realistic environments and scenarios are called video game stimulations.
True
T/F: Some e-readers use e-ink technology to make screens that are easy to read and extend battery life for as long as six months.
Flase
T/F: The microprocessor is also referred as the CPU.
True
T/F: Originally built by the military, the GPS consist of 24 satellites that transmit signals.
True
T/F: Apple computers are founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1976.
False
T/F: Multiuser computers can support hundred of simultaneous users and are scalable.
False
T/F: Programs installed on a tablet are called mobile apps.
True
T/F: A binary code represents digital data as a series of 0s and 1s that can be understood by a computer.
True
T/F: Ergonomic design creates a work environment that reduces illnesses and musculoskeletal disorders.
True
T/F: The information processing cycle is the sequential path that data travels from input through storage.
False
T/F: Enterprise servers can allow thousands of simultaneous users and perform millions of transactions every d ay.
True
T/F: Sugar is a version of Linux.
True
T/F: In 1981, IBM introduced the PC.
True
T/F: In 2008, Amazon Kindle and Apple iPhone were released.
False
T/F: A supercomputer’s performance is measured in zettaflops.
False
T/F: ASCII was originally developed in the 1960s using a 5 – bit system that represented 32 characters.
False
Email uses ____ technology.
Store – and – forward
Which part of the URL http://www.pearsonhighered.com/go is the domain name?
pearsonhighered
Launched in 1995, ____ has become the most popular web browser.
Internet Explorer
___ enables you to connect to the Internet using cellular 3G and 4G standards.
Mobile Internet Access
Which of the following is NOT true about the World Wide Web?
In 1993, a group of graduate students released the Mosaic point – and – click graphical browser for the wen, which later became Mozilla Firefox.
The milestone of having a million Internet hosts was reached in 1992.
The first White House website was launched in 1994.
A website consists of one or more web pages that are all located in the same place.
In 1993, a group of graduate students released the Mosaic point – and – click graphical browser for the web, which later became Mozilla.
Which of the following is NOT a social media sharing site?
Last.fm
Flickr
Facebook
YouTube
Last.fm
___ is the largest image sharing site on the web.
Flickr
Which of the following is NOT true about how the Internet began?
In 1958, President Eisenhower created the Advanced Research Progects Agency (ARPA) to jump – start US technology for the military.
The original ARPANET had only four locations, called nodes.
It took about 10 years to develop the technology.
The Internet started as a US Department of Defense ARPA project in the 1950s.
The Internet started as a US Department of Defense ARPA project in the 1950s.
____ is an Internet technology with average speeds of 384 Kbps to 20 Mbps.
DSL (digital subscriber line)
Sites like ____ do not host user – created content, but they are still social because they keep track of the popularity of videos and have users review and discuss the videos.
Hulu
____ were one of the first forms of social media.
Forums
Adobe Reader is a type of ____.
Plug – in
The ____ is a network of computer networks.
A(n) ____ is a message that expresses an opinion without holding back any emotion and that may be seen as being confrontational and argumentative.
flame
A(n) _____ enables you to use friendly name like google.com to find a website.
DNS (Domain Name System)
Which of the following is NOT true about using chat and instant messaging?
Online chat enables you to talk to multiple people at the same time.
Social media sites enable you to chat with others.
All instant messaging software supports groups chats.
There are mobile versions of chat and instant messaging tools.
All instant messaging software supports group chats
___ is the largest online video hosting site in the world.
YouTube
eBay is a ____ type of e- commerce.
C2C
Which of the following is NOT one of the four original ARPANET locations?
U of Colorado Denver
U of California LA
U of Cali Santa Barbara
Stanford Research Institute
University of Colorado Denver
By the late 1980s, ____ was the primary Internet backbone.
NSFNET
Which of the following social media site is designed for MMORPG?
Guild Wars 2
Instagram
Facebook
Youtube
Guild Wars 2
Telecommuting is an aspect of ____ computing.
Green
____ enables calls to be transmitted over the Internet instead of over traditional telephone lines of cellular towers.
VoIP
Which of the following is NOT true about searching the Web?
Known how to ask the right question.
To narrow down the results, you can add more search terms to the query.
Boolean searches include logical operators such as IF and But.
To narrow search results, you can use the advanced search tool to filter the results.
Boolean searches include logical operators such as IF and But.
Which of the following is NOT true about Mozilla Firefox?
Many people use IE simply because it comes with Windows.
Firefox is available for Windows, OSX, and Linux.
Mozilla Firefox was first released in 2004.
At the beginning of 2013, Firefox had increased its market share to about 25 percent.
At the beginning of 2013, Firefox had increased its market share to about 25 percent.
Amazon.com is ____ type of e – commerce.
B2C
Which of the following is NOT true about email?
Email is secure because you need to login to your account to read and send it.
Use the Subject line of an email message to give the recipient a clear idea of the content of the message.
A signature line is a block of text that can be included automatically at the end of the messages that you compose.
The most important part of the message is the address.
Email is secure because you need to login to your account to read and send it.
Paypal is a ___ type of e-commerce.
B2B
Which of the following is NOT a logical operator?
NOT
AND
BUT
OR
BUT
Which of the following is NOT a plug – in software?
Microsoft Silverlight
Sun Java
Yahoo! toolbar
Adobe Flash Player
Yahoo! toolbar
T/F: Chat is a system that uses store and forward technology.
False
T/F: A plug – in is created for a specific browser to add feature to it.
False
T/F: An avatar is a virtual body.
True
Which of the NOT a(n) output device?
speaker
microphone
monitor
printer
microphone
_____ wrote a program for the Analytical Engine to calculate a series of Bernoulli numbers.
Ada Lovelace
Examples of personal computers include all of the following EXCEPT
notebooks
gaming systems
desktops
mobile devices
gaming systems
______ are very expensive and perform complex mathematical calculations, such as those used in weather forecasting and medical research.
Supercomputers
The Analytical Engine, developed by _____, could be programmed using punched cards.
Charles Babbage
A binary code using 8 switches that has _____ different possible combinations.
256
In technology, applying ____ means designing spaces that are easily accessible.
universal design
____ has become the standard on the Internet and includes codes for most of the world’s written languages, mathematical systems and special characters.
Unicode
A good search tool to use when doing scholarly research is _____ Scholar.
Google
According to the Federal Communications Commission, in 2012, _____ percent of adults in the United States were Internet users.
78
Which of the following is NOT true about telecommuting?
Millions of Americans telecommute at least part of the time.
Telecommuting has a positive effect on the environment.
Every job lends itself itself to telecommuting at least part of the time.
Businesses that encourage telecommuting can also save on real estate expenses.
Every job lends itself itself to telecommuting at least part of the time.
____ online communication refers to communication that happens in real time, with two or more people online at the same time.
Synchronous
Always protect yourself online by thinking about your digital ____.
footprint
A(n) ____ is built by Apply and run the OS X operating system.
Mac computer
T/F: Useful data is when data is converted into meaningful format.
False
T/F: Raw data is entered into the system during the input stage.
True
T/F: The information processing cycle is the sequential path that data travels from input through storage
False
T/F: The current version of OS X is called African Tiger
False
T/F: E – readers are a special class of tablets with a specific design for reading books, magazines, and other publications.
True
T/F: TLD is the organization that coordinates the Internet naming system.
False
T/F: CBS Mobile Zone is an example of a municipal WiFi.
True
T/F: Most people use the terms Internet and World Wide Web interchangeably, but they are two different things.
True
T/F: Always be a skeptic when evaluating information you find on the Internet.
True
T/F: The least expensive type of connection is usually DSL.
True
T/F: Some websites refer to a forum as a community.
T/F: A viral video is one that becomes extremely popular because of recommendations and social sharing.
True
T/F: A service like Skype enables you to place calls to other Skype users for a small fee.
False
T/F: Chat is a system that uses store – and – forward technology.
False
T/F: Small screen devices, such as tablets, e – readers, and smartphones use mobile browsers
True
T/F: Safari is the most popular web browser for Macs but has an overall market share of about 5 percent.
True

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