Comp & Internet Lit. Midterm

What is an important factor regarding on-site support when deciding between a brand name and no name computer?
is it available in your area
What would be the best choice if you want a computer that has maximum expandability?
Desktop
Which of the following statements is TRUE about refurbished computers?
-they do not have printers
-they usually come with support or a warranty
-they have defective parts
-they have a new motherboard
they usually come with support or a warranty
What’s the best type of computer for a graphic-design or multimedia artist who does not need to travel for business.
A Mac
Cognitive surplus means that we now find many people with
excess time and free tools for collaboration
The crisis of a growing digital divide is being addressed by
the Next Einstein Initiative project
Unwanted or junk e-mail is called
spam
The process of searching huge amounts of data with the hope of finding a pattern is called
data mining
Autonomy is defined as
working without continual direction and control
The goal of ____ is to provide technological solutions to physical problems, such as providing sight to the blind.
bio-medical chip research
______ computing relates to emotion or deliberately tries to influence emotion
affective
The difference between people with access to computer and the Internet and those without this access is known as the
digital divide
_______ is the gathering together of groups of people using online tools to connect and exchange ideas
social networking
The _______ is a strategic plan to focus on the young, talented, mathematical minds of Africa
Next Einstein Initiative
A popular voice over internet protocol service is
skype
People who are ____ make the Internet a powerful research tool and know how to find the information they want effectively
computer literate
You cannot be computer literate unless you have knowledge of higher level computer skills, such as computer programming tf
false
Crowdfunding is asking for large donations from a few people tf
false
Computer forensics analyzes computer systems in gathering potential legal evidence tf
true
Using computer systems to gather legal evidence
computer forensics
understanding the capabilities and limitations of computers
computer literacy
the handling and retrieval of information
information technology
computing relating to emotion
affective computing
computer literacy means that you are an expert on computer repair tf
false
Mastery is the simple understanding that you are working for something larger than yourself tf
false
If you are a design student, there is no reason for you to know how to use a computer tf
false
examples of information technology careers are telecommunication and software deployment tf
true
data minig is the process of searching large datasets to find patterns tf
true
Podcasts use which of the following technologies?
-RSS
-Vlog
-open source software application for 3D modeling
-MSN Messenger
RSS
All popular social networking sites have privacy policies but you still need to follow certain precautions when using their sites tf
true
A ________ is a Web site where anyone can add, remove, or edit its content.
wiki
The “s” in “https” stands for ________
secure socket layer
Live Bookmarks is a feature in ________ that adds the technology of RSS feeds to bookmarks
firefox 😀
A list of pages within a Web site that you have to visit and that usually appears at the top of a page is referred to as a(n) _______
breadcrumb trail
A subject directory is an outline of Web sites organized by topic tf
true
________ is a social networking service that enables you to exchange short text messages with your friends or “followers”
Twitter
The Internet is ________
a large network of networks
A computer connected to the Internet that asks for data is a ______
client
The “fathers” of the Internet are Vinton Cerf and ________
Robert Kahn
You can keep track of IM contacts by using a ________
buddy list
Using the Web to communicate and share information with our friends and others is known as ________
social networking
In the URL http://www.pearsonhighered.com/techinaction, the portion labeled “.com” is the ________
top-level domain
Web 2.0 is classified as passively browsing Web pages created for us tf
false
Windows 8 uses a(n) ________ account to easily access and store your files online
Sky Drive
If Microsoft Word 2010 is used to create a file, which file extension is added automatically?
.docx
Another name for a multiuser operating system used by networks is a real-time operating system tf
false
Red Hat offers a free, open source operating system called Gaucho tf
false
More than 50% of smartphones use an operating system developed by ________
(Symbian?)
The user interface is part of a computer’s operating system tf
true
Which of the following operating systems is used primarily with mainframes as a network operating system?
-Windows Vista
-Mac OS
-Symbian OS
-UNIX
UNIX
The ________ of the operating system enables the user to communicate with the computer system
user interface
The type of processor in the computer dictates which operating system a desktop uses tf
true
The basic input/output system is stored on a _______ chip
ROM
Which utility takes out redundancies in a file to reduce the file size?
File Compression
Which of the following Windows utility programs arranges pieces of files on your hard drive in sequential order
(?Disk Defragmenter)
MS-DOS first used a(n) ________ interface.
command-driven
Which of the following is an open source operating system for personal computers?
Linux
The most popular tablet operating system was developed by _________.
Apple
Gaming consoles, such as xbox 360 and ipods, do not need an operating system tf
false
Windows 8 includes remote access in all versions. tf
true
A(n) ______ is a small program that performs general housekeeping tasks for your computer
utility program
A special numerical code that prioritizes device requests from the operating systems is called
interrupt handler
All of the following are examples of network operating systems, EXCEPT
-OS X Mountain Cougar
-UNIX
-Windows Server
-Linux
(OS X Mountain Cougar?)
Which of the following is NOT an example of a text effect?
italics
Which of the following is a correct statement about rotation handles?
-Non-proportional sizing can only be done with the rotation handles.
-A rotation handle rotates a graphic to any angle.
-Rotation handles are located at the corners of an object’s frame.
-Rotation handles only display when a graphic is not selected.
A rotation handle rotates a graphic to any angle.
Which of the following is the default Layout Option for a picture inserted in a word 2013 document
-Inline with Text
-Through
-Tight
-Square
Inline with Text
Which of the following refers to a graphic that can be moved independently of the surrounding text
-inline object
-shape
-floating object
-layout object
floating object
What refers to the placement of paragraph text relative to the left and right margin
alignment
What is following is the default paragraph alignment in Word?
Align Left
What is the distance between lines of text in a paragraph
line spacing
The formatting mark that represents a tab is a(n)
arrow
Which of the following is NOT true regarding SmartArt?
-They cannot be customized.
-The graphics are designer-quality.
-They add visual interest to a document or Web page.
-They often communicate ideas more effectively than text.
They cannot be customized
Common practice is to add two spaces at the end of a sentence tf
false
Make pictures look more like sketches or paintings
artistic effects
inserted object that acts like a character in a sentence
inline object
frame a page
page borders
frames, shadows, and borders with which you can stylize an image
picture styles
small box with upward and downward arrows
spin box
Which line spacing is used for research papers and reports using MLA style?
Double-spaced
What is a traditional non-numeric footnote symbol
*
Which of the following is a document properties statistic automatically tracked by Word?
-Number of revisions to the document
-Number of incorrectly spelled words
-Number of inserted objects in the document
-Changes in the number of pages
NEEDS ANSWER
To add a page number to a citation
click the citation options arrow, and click edit citation
Which of the following is typically listed for a book entry in a bibliography?
-The qualifications of the author or authors
-Whether the book was hardback or paperback
-The year the book was published
-The name of the library where the work was obtained
The year the book was published
What Word feature optimizes the view of the Word screen and is useful when you are reading a Word document rather than editing it?
Read mode
Justifying column text in a document
gives a more formal and clean look
Compare to the Ribbon, the Font dialog box offers
the ability to make several changes at the same time
Which of the following would be an unlikely data source for a mail merge?
-Powerpoint
-Word table
-Excel
-Access
Powerpoint
The spacing before and after a paragraph must be identical tf
false
A section at the end of a document that lists resources
bibliography
a note inserted into a document that refers reader to a source in the bibliograph
citation
citations on your computer
master list
citations in your current document
current list
where information was acquired from
source