Business 230 Exam 2 Chapter 3

Malware authors rarely focus on social media because it is so difficult to get personal information via that channel.
False
Peripheral devices usually occupy space inside a system unit.
False
The trend is toward larger desktop tower form factors
False
Some users configure a desktop to function as a server on a network.
True
You should always try to purchase the least powerful desktop available as a means of getting the best bargain.
False
All in one desktops are usually more expensive than purchasing a system unit and monitor separately.
False
Most extended warranties cover the repair and replacement of a computer components beyond the standard warranty.
True
Netbooks weigh more than traditional laptops, like the kind shown in the accompanying figure.
False
While ultra thin laptops like the kind shown in the accompanying figure are adequate for everyday computing tasks, you would want to use a netbook to complete processor-intensive tasks.
False
Batteries in a laptop typically last longer than those in a tablet
False
A mobile console is a device that combines features of a smartphone with a tablet.
False
Many handheld computers communicate wirelessly with other devices or computers.
True
One advantage of dedicated servers is that they usually do not demand as much memory or storage as other computers.
False
In a blade server, like in a rack server, the chassis is fastened in place to a flat surface.
True
Physical servers are easier to manage than virtual servers.
False
Cloud computing uses server virtualization.
True
The input from a POS terminal serves as output to other computers to maintain sales records, update inventory, verify credit, and perform other activities associated with sales transactions.
False
An ATM is a self service banking terminal that connects to a host computer through a network.
True
Cloud computing allows a company to diversify its network and server infrastructure.
True
Some cloud computing services automatically add more network and server capacity to a company’s website as demand for services of the website increase.
True
A large amount of e-waste ends up polluting developing countries who accept the materials for profit.
True
Unlike answering machines, a computer in a voice mail system converts an analog voice message into digital form.
True
Most computers and electronic devices are analog, which use continuous signals.
False
Human speech is naturally digital.
False
One common method of thwarting a smartphone thief is not to use the phone to check the time.
True
Point-and-shoot cameras are much heavier and larger than SLR cameras.
False
Features typically not found in cameras built into mobile phones include optical zoom, additional lenses, and scene modes.
True
E-books have no wear and tear.
True
E-book readers are usually larger than tablets.
False
Many game console models include internal disk drives or memory to store games and other media.
True
Some handheld game device models are Internet capable for downloading games and apps
True
A joystick is a handheld vertical lever, mounted on a base, that you move in different directions to control the actions of the simulated vehicle or player.
True
Teen drivers statistically are more susceptible to being distracted while driving.
True
The distinction among categories of computers is always very clear.
False
Newer versions of USB can charge connected mobile devices even when the computer is not in use.
True
Port replicators sometimes disable ports on the mobile computer to prevent conflicts among the devices on the computer and port replicator.
True
A port replicator is similar to a docking station, but it has more functionality.
False
Docking stations may include slots for memory cards, optical disc drives, and other devices.
True
Mobile users are susceptible to hardware theft because the size and weight of their computers and devices make them easy to steal.
True
A brownout is a complete power failure.
False
A UPS connects your computer and a power source.
True
CTS is inflammation of a tendon due to repeated motion or stress on that tendon.
False
Tendonitis is inflammation of the nerve that connects the forearm to the palm of the wrist.
False
Eyestrain associated with CVS is not thought to have serious or long-term consequences.
True