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What is the principal pointing device? mouse
OMR is an acronym that stands for... optical mark recognition
What device converts letters, numbers, and characters into electrical signals? keyboard
What device is a photoelectric (optical) scanner that translates bar code symbols into digital code? barcode reader
What device uses light-sensing equipment to translate images of text, drawings, and photos into digital form? scanner
What type of device translates information processed by the computer into a form humans can understand? output
What type of device translates data into a form the computer can process? input
What type of keyboard is connected to a CPU via a serial or USB port? wired
True or false: a sensor is an output device that collects specific data directly from the environment and transmits it to a computer? false
True or false: a sensor is an input device that collects specific data directly from the environment and transmits it to a computer? true
What is the science of measuring individual body characteristics to identify a person? biometrics
What is term that describes the number of times per second the pixels are recharged? refresh rate
What is the name of the stand-alone unit that only sends and receives faxed documents? dedicated fax machine
What type of device records analog sound and translates it into digital files for storage and processing? audio input
What type of device records live moving images then posts them in real time? webcam
What is the name of the device that is the circuit board installed in the computer, which holds a device that can send and receive information? fax modem
What device converts analog to digital signals at rates up to 30 frames per second? full motion video card
What is the term that describes a type of printer that combines several capabilities? multifunction
True or False - a database is an organized sequential collection of numbers. false
A field is an individual piece of information in a record. True or false? true
By default, the backup file is saved to the Desktop. True or false? false
In MS Access, landscape page orientation is often the better printing option when a datasheet contains few fields or narrow columns. True or false? false
In MS Access, what is the name of the item that stores data about people, activities, items, and events? table
In MS Access, what is the term that describes a complete set of related data about one entity or activity? record
In MS Access, what is the term that describes the smallest storage element that contains an individual data element within a record? field
In MS Access, what is the term to describe the function that is used to display and organize data depending on the question being queried? query
In MS Access, what is the term that is used to describe the item that displays data on a screen in user-friendly formats? form
In MS Access, what is the term used to describe the item that organizes and formats data to be used as printable documents? report
What type of signals use wave variations? analog
In MS Access, what symbol is a wildcard that represents one or more characters? *
In MS Access, what symbol is a wildcard that represents a single character? ?
Digital what (fill-in-the-"what") is the term used to describe the gradual merger of computing and communications into a new information environment. convergence
In online safety, what is the term that describes the process of altering readable data into unreadable form to prevent unauthorized access? encryption
What is the name of that technology that users can install to monitor network traffic and filter out undesirable types of traffic and sites to help keep a user’s network secure? firewall
What is the term given to describe a cyber villain who breaks into computers to steal or destroy information or to use it for illegal profit? black hat hacker
What is the type of e-mail bomb that is tied to when a specific event occurs? logic bomb
In online safety, what type of key encryption is used when the receiver uses a private key to decrypt messages? public
Analog data cannot be converted into digital form. True or false? false
What is the name of the technology that reduces eyestrain and battery consumption for E-book users? vizplex
3. Printed books do a better job of displaying charts, diagrams and tables than E-book readers. True or false? true
In MS PowerPoint, what is the name of the term that describes the effects that are seen in the process of changing between slides? transition
In MS PowerPoint, what is the name of the term that describes the effects that are visual or auditory, used as objects that are displayed on the screen or removed from view? animation
Microphone, multitouch screen and virtual keypad are examples of what type of devices? input
What is the name of the device that allows calls, e-mail, web browsing, music availability, text messaging, videogames, digital TV viewing, search tools, GPS, etc.? smartphone
Readers do not own the downloaded books on E-readers. True or false? true
For the purpose of this class, for what is PMP an acronym? portable media player
CD-quality sound is better than normal radio. True or False? true
Data shown on a display screen is what kind of copy? soft
Data shown in printed form is what kind of copy? hard
The type of technology that is used to electronically charge and collect fees from drivers on toll roads is known as what? RFID
For what is RFID an acronym? radio frequency identification device
What is the term used to describe the set of conventions that govern how data is exchanged between devices on a network? protocol
What type of server is a computer that acts like a disk drive by storing programs and data files on a LAN? file
Image sharpness is also referred to as what? resolution
What technology involves television and video signals that are sent using internet protocols? Internet protocol TV
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