Computer Literacy Final 2

1. Which of the following is NOT a current use of computers in the legal environment?
a. creating animations that simulate a crime for use in the courtroom
b. tracking criminal behavior patterns
c. predicting criminal behavior patterns
d. conducting interviews with suspects
d. Conducting interviews with suspects
Art interfaces with technology by
a.Using a computer to generate images that respond to the environment
b. Having computers to suggest appropriate solutions to a dispute
c. Using software that completes the plot of the story
d. Having websites search for prospective clients for artists
a. using a computer to generate images that respond to the environment
3. Affective computing is the science of relating computers and
a. Effective organizational skills
b. Results-oriented outcomes
c. Emotional and social skills
d. The calculation of interest rates
c. emotional and social skills
4. Computer systems CANNOT be trained to understand
a. The US tax code
b. Human emotion
c. a good joke
d. the perfect golf swing
b. human emotion
5. Automotive technology requires an understanding of computers to
a. Properly bill customers
b. Control computerized pneumatic tools
c. Keep carburetor settings at optimal positions
d. run sensors and CPU diagnostics for vehicles many computerized subsystems
d. run sensors and CPU diagnostics for a vehicle’s many computerized subsystems.
6. A device that tracks movement is
a. a PSS
b. An RFID tag
c. a PDA
d. a patient simulator
b. an RFID tag
7. Criminologists use computer technology to
a. Reconstruct faces from bare skulls
b. Create software programs that predict criminal activity
c. Reconstruct deleted files from criminals computers
d. All of the above
d. All of the above
IT careers
a. Are only about programming and software development
b. Are many of the fastest-growing occupations
c. Are on the decline
d. Have largely been outsourced to India
b. are many of the fastest-growing occupations.
Computer forensics
a. Uses computer technology to gather potential legal evidence
b. Helps identify the remains of bodies
c. Investigate a suspects home computer for evidence
d. All of the above
d. all of the above
Robotic surgery devices help physicians because
a. They make decisions that are more accurate
b. The doctor does not have to be involved in the surgery
c. They monitor and make suggestions to the surgeon during the procedure
d. If the operation runs into complications, they can suggest creative alternatives
a. They make incisions that are more accurate
true or false: Computer simulations are used for gaming purposes, but they are not yet accurate enough for criminal investigations.
false
true or false: Affective computing is the science that attempts to produce machines that make people comfortable because they look human in form
false
true or false: Artists use computers for the business side of their work-for example, advertising or record keeping-but not for creative artistic work
false
true or false: Ranchers tag their cattle and use computer systems to track and record their movements
true
true or false: In many hospitals, infants are “chipped,” or injected with a small, computerized tracking device, so that nurses can monitor their location and keep them safe
false
Which of the following devices are considered input devices?
a. Keyboard and mouse
b. Monitor and inkjet printer
c. Hard drive and speakers
d. Laser printer and CD-ROM drive
A. Keyboard and mouse
Which of the following handles the processing for a computer
a. RAM
b. CPU
c. ROM
d. USB
b. CPU
Which of the following is an output device?
a. Mouse
b. Monitor
c. Hard drive
d. Microphone
b. Monitor
The resolution of a monitor is governed by the
a. Size of the screen
b. Cost of the monitor
c. Number of pixels on the screen
d. Contrast of the pixels on the screen
c. Number of pixels on the screen
All of the following are important to consider when buying an LCD monitor except
a. Brightness
b. Pixel swap rate
c. Viewing angle
d. Resolution
a. Brightness
Restarting the system while the computer is running is called
a. a warm boot
b. a standby start
c. Hibernation
d. a cold boot
a. a Warm boot
An ethernet port is used for connecting your computer to a
a. Network
b. Printer
c. Monitor
d. Digital camera
a. Network
Which of the following devices is considered volatile storage
a. ROM
b. Optical disc
c. RAM
d. Flash drive
c. RAM
Which of the following statements about hard drives is false?
a. Hard drives are not always installed inside the system unit of a computer
b. Hard drives are considered volatile storage devices
c. External hard drives are often used for backups
d. Hard drives are considered non-volatile storage devices
b. Hard drives are considered volatile storage devices
Which of the following is not a reason to have an ergonomically correct set up for your computer
a. It reduces eyestrain
b. It prevents repetitive strain injuries
c. It complies with federal laws
d. It saves businesses money
c. It complies with federal laws
true or false: Data is information that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion.
false
true or false: ROM is volatile storage that is located on the motherboard.
false
true or false: Bluetooth devices have a shorter range of functionality than Wi-Fi devices.
false
true or false: USB ports are the most common type of port used for connecting peripherals to a computer.
true
true or false: A computer needs a cold boot when it resumes activity after hibernation.
false
Which of the following statements is not true about instant messaging?
a. It is a popular form of communication
b. You communicate in real-time
c. More than two people can IM at the same time
d. Unlike email, IM is good for private conversations
d. Unlike email, IM is good for private conversations
When you are shopping online, which of the following does not indicate that you have a secure connection
a. a closed padlock icon on the status bar
b. a URL that begins with HTTPS
c. The word secure in the title bar
d. The verisign seal on the webpage
c. The word secure in the title bar
With a podcast, you can
a. Subscribe to video and audio content
b. Have the most recent content delivered automatically
c. Play the video and audio content on a portable media player
d. All of the above
d. All of the above
a webpage that enables online collaboration is
a. A podcast
b. A wiki
c. a blog
d. An IM chat
b. a wiki
When searching the Internet, which of the following is true?
a. All search engines provide the same results
b. a meta-search engine delivers the most specific results
c. Using advanced search pages broadens your research
d. Using words surrounded by quotation marks searches for those words in that exact order
d. Using words surrounded by quotation marks searches for those words in that exact order
In the web address HTTP:// www.IRS.gov ,which part is considered the top level domain
a. WWW
b. .gov
c. HTTP
d. www.IRS.gov
b. .gov
Which is an advantage to web-based email clients?
a. they require you to download specific software to your computer
b. They offer more functionality than client-based software
c. They are accessible from any computer with an Internet connection
d. All of the above
c. They are accessible from any computer with an Internet connection
Which of the following broadband Internet connections transmits data at the at the speed of light?
a. Cable
b. DSL
c. FiOS
d. Satellite
c. FiOS
In evaluating websites as appropriate sources for research, which criteria should you consider
a. Authority, relevancy, bias, audience
b. Authority, web design, audience, links
c. Relevancy, bias, web design, audience
d. Relevance, web design, audience, links
a. Authority, relevancy, bias, audience
Which accurately defines an IP address?
a. The means by which computers are identified on the Internet
b. a set of four groups of numbers separated by dots
c. a unique identification number assigned to a computer when it connects to the Internet
d. All of the above
d. All of the above
true or false: Web and Internet are interchangeable terms
false
true or false: Social bookmarking is also known as tagging
true
true or false: Because Google generates the most search results of any of the search engines, it is called in meta-search engine
false
true or false: DSL, cable, and FiOS are all considered broadband Internet connections
true
true or false: You cannot connect to the Internet wirelessly unless you’re in a Wi-Fi hotspot
true
Which type of sharing is not a benefit of installing a home network?
a. Peripheral
b. Router
c. Media
d. Internet connection
d. Internet connection
Which of the following is a reason peer to peer networks are generally installed in homes?
a. peer to peer networks are more expendable than client/server networks
b. Client/server networks aren’t designed to handle wireless networking, which is required by most home users
c. Client/server networks do not provide the level of security needed in a home network
d. The expense of a server is difficult to justify for most home networks
d. The expense of a server is difficult to justify for most home networks
All networks contain the following elements except
a. Hubs
b. Networking software
c. Network adapters
d. Transmission media
a.hubs
Which is an example of a network navigation device required to move data around a single network?
a. Wireless signal sender
b. Switch
c. Router
d. Cat 6 cable
b.switch
Wired ethernet networks or superior to wireless networks because
a. They generally provide faster data throughput
b. They have fewer security vulnerabilities
c. They are less susceptible to signal interference
d. They are significantly cheaper to install
c. They are less susceptible to signal interference
Power-line networks are desirable to install for all of the following reasons except
a. Running cat 6 cable would be too expensive
b. There considerably cheaper to deploy than wireless networks
c. There is significant wireless signal interference
d. Lower throughput is acceptable
c. There is significant wireless signal interference
a wireless network set up by city to provide access to residents and visitors is usually referred to as a
a. LAN
b.MAN
c.HAN
d. WAN
b. MAN
The throughput of a network
a. Is usually lower than the data transfer rate
b. Is usually higher than the data transfer rate
c. Is equal to the data-transfer rate
d. Is equal to the data transfer rate divided by bandwidth
a. Is usually lower than the data transfer rate
Which network navigation device is designed to move data between two networks?
a. Hub
b. repeater
c. Router
d. Switch
c. Router
The newest wireless ethernet standard, which also provides the fastest data transfer rate, is
a.802.11g
b.802.11n
c.802.11a
d.802.11b
b.802.11n
true or false: Actual data throughput usually lower on wireless networks
true
true or false: All home networks require each computer on the network to be equipped with its own network navigation device
true
true or false: To facilitate sharing anInternet connection between computers on an ethernet network, you should install a router
true
true or false: LANs cover a larger geographic area then WANs
false
true or false: Modern wireless ethernet networks are immune to signal interference
false
Digital communication is useful only in professions
a. that dont rely on internet access
b. where work requires intensive graphics and large display screens
c. where work requires intensive computer processing power
d. none of the above
d. none of the above
Currently, cell phones contain ALL of the following except
a. a CPU
b. output devices
c. hard drives
d. input devices
c. hard drives
Cell phones store data
a. on memory cards
b. in RAM
c. in ROM
d. All of the above
c. in ROM
To fit more songs on a personal media player, you can
a. decrease the sampling rate of digitized music files.
b. install additional ROM in the PMP
c. increase the sampling rate of digitized music files.
d. install a larger hard drive in the PMP.
a. decrease the sampling rate of digitized music files.
Digital video allows us to
a. create our own high-definition videos and distribute them
b. create our own personalized endings to films.
c. deliver our recorded television shows to our phone
d. all of the above
d. all of the above
A Nokia N810 Internet tablet is useful to consider when
a. you need an inexpensive cell phone
b. you plan to create computationally intensive graphics
c. you need internet access and a large screen, and can use Skype to communicate.
d. you need to have a full-sized keyboard
c. you need internet access and a large screen, and can use Skype to communicate.
GPS chips are
a. installed in all newly manufactured automobiles
b. installed in all newly manufactured cell/smartphones
c. reliable only when installed in a standalone GPS device.
d. available only for smartphones
b. installed in all newly manufactured cell/smartphones
For Internet access, you should obtain
a. a smartphone
b. a cell phone
c. a netbook
d. all of the above support internet access
d. all of the above support internet access
“Ubiquitous computing” is a phrase that means
a. Ubisoft is the best gaming company
b. Computers have the capability to do everything
c. you should be using a computer to do every task
d. Computers are small enough to be integrated invisibly into our lives
d. Computers are small enough to be integrated invisibly into our lives
Netbooks have become very popular because
a. they have such large, clear screens
b. they feature full-sized keyboards with numeric keypads
c. they run fully featured operating systems but weigh less than two pounds
d. they do only one thing – connect to the internet – but they do it very well.
c. they run fully featured operating systems but weigh less than two pounds
true or false: VoIP will soon be available to homes and not just businesses.
true
true or false: PMPs with a hard drive are able to carry fewer songs than those with flash memory.
false
true or false: Intellectual property rights always favor the consumer of the content.
false
true or false: Some digital cameras feature wireless file transfer and automatic upload of images to the Internet
true
True or false: Smartphones run Windows 7 as an operating system.
false