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Final Exam ResourceI

Study guide for Final Exam Part I

QuestionAnswer
What are the two types of software? system and application
Software that allows the application software to interact with the computer is called... system software
The basic component of system software that controls peripherals is called a(n)... device driver
The basic component of system software used to support, enhance, or expand existing programs is called a(n)... utility program
What is the principal component of system software in any computing system? operating system
The basic operations of a computer are managed by the... operating system
The number of times a song is measured and converted to a digital value is known as... sampling rate
Image sharpness is also know as... resolution
Where are images stored in digital camera technology? flash memory card
Devices attached to networks are known as... nodes
What term describes an interface used to connect the same types of networks? bridge
What type of networks have no reliance on servers? peer to peer
What term describes programs that copy themselves repeatedly into a computer's memory or onto a disk drive? viruses
Data and information that is displayed in a form that users can actually handle or touch is... hard copy
Data and information that is displayed in a form that users see on a screen is... soft copy
What is the name given to the device that converts AC to DC to run computer? power supply
How many bits make up one byte? eight
What term describes a named collection of data or a program, stored in secondary storage? file
True or false - the grammar checker feature in software applications identifies word choice errors. false
True or false - the grammar checker feature in software applications identifies capitalization errors. true
True or false - the grammar checker feature in software applications identifies fragemented sentences. true
True or false - the grammar checker feature in software applications identifies extra spacing between words. true
What type of software would you use to compose a resume? word processor
What type of software would you use to create a expense report? spreadsheet
What program do you need in order to add a specific feature to a browser, in order to play or view certain files? plug in
What is the name of the technology that allows you to search several search engines at the same time? metasearch engine
True or false - as consumers we are most likely going to buy a mainframe computer for home use. false
True or false - as consumers we are most likely going to buy a supercomputer for home use. false
True or false - as consumers we are most likely going to buy a workstation for home use. false
A storage device that uses laser technology to read data from optical disks is known as a hard disk. True or false? false
A storage device that uses laser technology to read data from optical disks is known as a floppy disk. True or false? false
A storage device that uses laser technology to read data from optical disks is known as a zip disk. True or false? false
Devices that send and receive data over telephone lines to and from computers are called memory chips. True or false? false
A network is a communications system that connects two or more computers. True or false? true
What term is also referred to as service programs? utility programs
What term describes the processor model and operating system on which a computer system is based? platform
Which type of software can be downloaded from the Internet at no cost and can be modified? open source
What term describes using a utility program to find scattered portions of files on your hard disk and reorganizes those files? defragmentation
What type of software would you use to plan and schedule people, costs, and resources required to complete a project on time? project management
What type of software would you use to make a visual presentation that incorporates animation, sounds and graphics? presentation graphics
What term describes getting data from another source and converting it into a format compatible with the program in which you are currently working? importing
What term describes transforming data into a format that can be used in another program and then transmitting it? exporting
What type of software license allows software to be used on all computers at a specific location? site license
What type of software license allows a certain number of copies to be used at the same time? concurrent license
What type of software license specifies the number of people that may use the software? multiple use license
What type of software license limits software use to only one user? single user license
What type of optical disk enables recording, rewriting, and playback of high-definition video? blu ray
What is the name of the element widely found in clay and sand? silicon
In binary systems, the 0 represents "on". True or false? false
In binary systems, the 0 represents "off". True or false? true
In binary systems, the 1 represents "on". true
In binary systems, the 1 represents "off". false
What is the name of the evice that protects a computer from being damaged by spikes of high voltage? surge protector
What is the name of the technology that involves the use of molecules to create machines to hold data or perform tasks? nanotechnology
The main circuit board of a computer is called the... motherboard
Which type of memory cannot be written on or erased by the computer user without special equipment? ROM
Which type of memory is primary storage or main memory, temporarily holding software instructions and data? RAM
What does ROM stand for? read only memory
What does RAM stand for? random access memory
This acronym describes the binary code used on microcomputers. ascii
Binary code is defined as the representation of letters, numbers, and special characters. True or false. true
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