Media, such as hard disks, solid-state drives, USB flash drives, memory cards, and optical discs, on which a computer keeps data, instructions, and information
Device that records (writes) and/or retrieves (reads) items to and from storage media
Which of the following high-speed Internet connections use an antenna on a house or business to communicate with a tower location via radio signals?
Which of the following is a technology that provides high-speed Internet connection using the telephone network?
Which of the following is equal to approximately one million characters?
Which of the following is application software that allows users to access and view webpages?
What kind of server is another computer that screens all your incoming and outgoing messages?
A search engine displays a list of webpage names that contain the search text. What is the term for that list?
Which of the following is the use of computers to simulate a real or imagined environment that appears as three-dimensional (3-D) space?
What is the term for the transmission of messages and files via a computer network?
As shown in the accompanying figure, which of the following is a real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer?
Which of the following identifies broadband Internet connections?
DSL, WI-FI, Fixed wireless
Which of the following are criteria for evaluating a website’s content?
Affiliation and consumer consensus
Which of the following is NOT a media player?
What are two elements found in an email address?
User name and domain name
Which of the following is NOT an example of malware?
Which of the following is NOT an operating system used by today’s computers and mobile devices?
Which of the following is true about a computer?
Its electronic components process data using instructions.
Most computers and many mobile devices, such as smartphones and portable media players, can connect to which kind of network?
Multiple print jobs line up in a ____ within a buffer.
A file ____ utility, shrinks the size of a file.
A(n) ____ OS is an operating system that organizes and coordinates how multiple users access and share resources on a network.
A(n) ____ is an operation the processor manages.
A(n) ____ operating system is a complete operating system that works on a desktop computer, a notebook computer, or mobile computing device.
Compressed files sometimes are called ____ files.
The first version of Windows was developed in the early ____.
To ____ a file, you restore a zipped file to its original form.
Which of the following is not an operating system function?
With a(n) ____ interface, users interact with menus and visual images such as buttons and other graphical objects to issue commands.
graphical user interface (GUI)
Someone who demands payment in order to stop an attack on an organization’s technology infrastructure.
Someone who uses the Internet or network to destroy or damage computers for political reasons
Computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and rootkits are classified as which of the following?
In which particularly devastating type of DoS attack are multiple unsuspecting computers used to attack multiple computer networks?
Online or Internet-based illegal acts
Used to describe a program that copies itself repeatedly, using up resources and possibly shutting down the computer or network
General term for programs that act without a user’s knowledge and deliberately alter the computer’s operations
A perpetrator is using a botnet. Which of the following is the least likely use of his botnet?
authoring ActiveX scripts
What is an AUP intended to do?
Outline computer activities for which the computer and network may or may not be used
Used to describe a set of steps that can convert readable plaintext into unreadable ciphertext?
an encryption algorithm