COMPUTER

USB flashdrives, SSDs, hard disks
If your cousin asks you what devices can be used to record and retrieve data, instructions, and/or information for future use on a computer, what would you tell him?
Wi-Fi
Most computers and many mobile devices, such as smartphones and portable media players, can connect to which kind of network?
Software
What consists of a series of related instructions that tells the computer what tasks to perform how to perform them?
Green computing
What involves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer?
A collection of related webpages
What is the definition of a website?
Memory
Which of the following enables users to speak to other users over the internet?
VoLP
Which of the following enables users to speak to other users over the internet?
digital literacy
Which of the following entails having the knowledge and understanding of computers, mobile devices, the internet, and related technologies?
network
Which of the following is a collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly, via communication devices and transmission media?
data
Which of the following is a collection of unprocessed items, which can include text, numbers, images, audio, and video?
internet
Which of the following is a worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals?
FTP
With which of the following can users transfer items to and from other computers on the internet?
Application software
Word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software are examples of what category of computer software?
Cloud Storage
You do not want to store your data locally on you hard disk. You would rather store it using an internet service. What is this kind of storage known as?
desktop computer
What is the type of personal computer designed so all of its components fit entirely on or under a desk or table?
point
In which of the following mouse operations do you move the mouse until the pointer is positioned on the item of choice?
user name and domain name
What are two elements found in an email address?
the combination of text, graphics, animation, audio, video, and/or virtual reality
What is multimedia?
it uniquely identifies the location of each computer or device connected to the internet
What is the purpose of an internet protocol dress (IP address)
search engine
What is the software that finds websites, webpages, images, and other information called?
a worldwide collection of electronic documents
What is the World Wide Web?
proxy
What kind of server is another computer that screens all your incoming and outgoing messages.
a business transaction that occurs over an electronic network such as the internet
Which of the following best describes e-commerce?
search engine
Which of the following is a program that finds websites and webpages?
browser
Which of the following is an application software that allows users to access and view webpages?
netiquette
Which of the following is the code acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the internet; that is, it is the conduct expected individuals while online?
IM
Which of the following is a real-time internet communication service that notifies users when one or more people are online and then allows them to exchange message or files or join a private chat room?
a hotspot
If you friend is enjoying a cup of coffee in a trendy coffee shop and at the same time is surfing the web, which of the following is he/she using?
A wifi’s internet service can be dial-up access
Which of the following is NOT true of a Wi-FI network?
the communication activity on the internet
To what does the term traffic refer to when used in a conjunction with internet?
video
Which of the following consists of images displayed in motion
email adress
What is the term for a combination of user name and domain name that identifies a user to so he or she can receive internet email
web publishing
Which of the following is the development and maintenance of webpages?
Safari
You are thinking about no longer using the default browser for our MAC and instead switching to a new one. Which browser will you no longer be using if you do this?
develop and test advanced internet technologies
What is the goal of Internet2?
processor
What is the electronic component that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate the computer?
pixel
What is the term for the smallest element in an electronic image?
embedded computer
Which of the following is a special-purpose computer that functions as a component in a large product?
spam
Which of the following is the term for unsolicited mail messages?
online UPS
Which of the following kinds of UPS runs off battery?
surge protector
Which of the following protects against electrical power variations?
peripherals
Which of the following terms includes speakers, webcams, and printers as examples?
via a port
You want to connect your mobile device to a speaker. Which of the following is a way to do so?
server farm
Which of the following is a network of several servers together in a single location?
Financial Kiosk
You go to your local town utility in order to pay your gas bill. Which of the following are you most likely to use?
windows
Which of the following is an example of an operating system?
thin client
Which of the following is your library using because it costs less, is easier to maintain, and uses less power than desktop computers?
personal computer
A type of computer usually has only one user. Which of the following is most likely to be the type of computer?
it has extensive capabilities
Which of the following is not true of the thin client on your desk at your office?
true
Some users of e-books prefer the electronic paper black and white screen over the models with color screens because the electronic paper resembles a paper page from a book.
false
Open source is copyrighted software that is distributed at no cost for a trial period.
false
Database software is software that allows users to organize data in rows and columns and perform calculations on the data
true
A major advantage of using word processing software is that users easily can change what they have written
true
With web apps, you always access that latest version of the software.
virus
Which of the following describes a potentially damaging computer program that affects, or infects, a computer negatively by altering the way the computer works without the user’s knowledge or permission?
a fragmented disk has many files stored in noncontiguous sectors
Why is a fragmented disk slower than one that is defragmented?
phishing
Which of the following is a scam in which a perpetrator sends an official looking email that attempts to obtain a users personal and financial information
a rookit
Which of the following terms is used to describe a program that hides in a computer and allows someone from remote location to take full control of the computer?
font size
12 point and 28 point are measurements of which of the following?
image viewer
Which of the following is a utility that allows users to display, copy, and print the contents of a graphics file?
searches for and removes unnecessary files
What does a disk cleanup do?
phishing
You have received an email that is directing you to a phony website that looks like the website for your mortgage company. What kind of message is this?
restore
In the event a backup file is used, which kind of program reverses the process and returns backed up files to their original form?
PDF
What kind of file does the adobe reader allow you to view?
application
What kind of software consists of programs designed to make users more productive and/or assist them with personal tasks?
virus
Which of the following describes a potentially damaging computer program that affects, or infects, a computer negatively by altering the way the computer works without the user’s knowledge or permission?
personal firewall
Which of the following is a utility that detects and protects a computer from unauthorized intrusions?
disk cleanup
Which of the following tools searches for and removes necessary files?
open source software
Which type of software has no restrictions from the copyright holder regarding modifications the software’s internal instructions and its redistribution?
file manager
You are using a tool on your computer to organize a variety of files in folders. What is the term for this kind of tool?
defragmenting
You have hear that it is possible to improve your computer’s performances by storing all related files for a particular program together. What is this called?
True
All types of computers and mobile devices serve as sending and receiving devices in a communications system.
false
On a client/server network the client controls access to he resources on the network and provides a centralized storage area.
true
On a P2P network, each computer has equal responsibilities and capabilities.
false
WiFi networks cannot be integrated with Ethernet networks.
false
Most current operating systems do not yet have built-in Bluetooth support.
false
UWB requires line-of-sight transmissio, so its technology is not as widespread as IrDA.
true
For successful communications with NFC devices, the devices or objects must touch or be placed within an inch o two of each other.
true
DSL transmits on existing standard copper phone wiring.
false
Phone networks, the Internet, and other networks with large amounts of traffic use DSL.
false
A broadband modem is a communications device that converts digital signals to analog signals and analog signals to digital signals, so that data can travel along an analog phone line.
true
Although some routers may be able to connect more than 200 computers and mobile devices, the performance of the router may decline as you add connections.
true
With satellite Internet connections, uplink transmissions usually are slower than downlink transmissions.
transponder
For successful communications, you need all of the following except ______________.
intranet
A(n) _____________ is an internal network that uses Internet technologies.
LAN
A ______________ is a network that connects computers and devices in a limited geographical area such as a home, school, office building, or closely positioned group of buildings.
P2P
A(n) _________ network is a simple, inexpensive network that typically connects fewer than 10 computers.
star
On a _____________ network, all of the computers and devices on the network connect to a central device.
wireless ethernet
Wi-Fi sometimes is referred to as ___________.
NFC
Which of the following is not a digital dedicated line?
wireless access point
A _______________ is a central communications device that allows computers and devices to transfer data wirelessly among themselves or to transfer data wirelessly to a wired network using wireless technologies.
value added network
third-party buisness that provides networking services such as EDI services, storage or email
node
term used to refer to each device on a network
network topology
layout of computers and devices on a communications network
protocol
standard that outlines characteristics of how two devices communicate on a network
network standard
guidelines that specify the way computers access the medium in which they are connected