Computer Essentials 2014 Study Guide Chapter 3

This type of software works with end users, application software, and computer hardware to handle the majority of technical details
System
This type of software can be described as end user software and is used to accomplish a variety of tasks
Application
3. _____ provide additional information and request user input.
Dialog Boxes
Most applications use a(n) _____ that displays graphical elements called icons to represent familiar objects.
graphical user interface
General-purpose applications include all of the following except
web authoring
This GUI includes tabs, groups and galleries
Ribbon
These organize commonly used commands into a set of tabs
Ribbons
To create documents that consist primarily of text, you need this software
Word processor
Which would be the most appropriate type of application to create, analyze and forecast budgets?
Spreadsheet
The electronic equivalent of a file cabinet is a
database
Programs that combine a variety of visual objects to create attractive, visually interesting presentations are called
presentation graphics
Programs that allow you to mix text and graphics and focus on flexible page design and layout
Desktop publishing
These are specialized graphics programs for editing or modifying digital photographs
Image editors
Image editors edit images consisting of thousands of pixels that form this type of image
Bitmap
This type of image is made up of geometric shapes or objects
Vector
These programs are used to create and edit vector images
Illustration programs
A library of electronic images is called a(n)
image gallery
Which of the following programs would be used to create a web site
Web authoring
The content of a website is broken down into a series of related pieces of information which is represented in a
graphical site map
Moving text, graphics or interactive features on a web page are called
flash
These are add-on features for a variety of mobile devices including smartphones and tablets
Mobile apps
These apps allow mobile devices to use their digital cameras to scan special codes
QR code reader
These are graphics that typically appear as black and white boxes that automatically link mobile devices to a variety of different content including games, text, videos, and websites
QR codes
This is a website that provides access to specific mobile apps that can be downloaded either for a nominal fee or free of charge
App store
Which of the following is not a popular cloud suite or online office suite
Lotus Symphony
System software can be described as end-user software and is used to accomplish a variety of tasks
False
Application software includes general-purpose applications, specialized applications, and mobile apps
True
Microsoft Access is an example of general-purpose application software
True
A window is a rectangular area that can contain a document, a program, or a message
True
Microsoft Office uses an interface with traditional menus and toolbars
True
In a Ribbon GUI, a gallery displays the effect of alternative choices
True
In a Ribbon GUI, tabs are used to divide the ribbon into major activity areas
True
Microsoft Word cannot be used to create personalized Web pages
False
Microsoft Word can identify incomplete sentences, awkward wording and incorrect punctuations
True
Functions, formulas, charts and what-if analysis are common features of database management systems
False
Functions allow you to format the contents of rows and columns with fonts and attributes
True
What-if analysis is a very powerful and simple tool to test the effects of different changes in a spreadsheet
True
A database is a collection of related data
True
In a database, primary keys are used to link tables
True
Each table in a database is made up of rows, called fields
False
Presentation graphics software is an excellent tool to communicate a message and to persuade people
True
Desktop publishing programs focus on page design and layout and provide greater flexibility for this than word processors
True
Image editors are used to create and edit vector images
False
Illustration programs are specialized graphics programs for editing bitmap or raster images
False
Web authoring programs are used to create sophisticated commercial websites
True
QR codes are graphics that typically appear as black and white boxes that automatically link mobile devices to a variety of different content including games, text, videos, and websites
True
Cloud suites are stored on your hard drive and are available anywhere you can access the Internet
False
Many apps are written for a particular type of mobile device and will not run on other types
True