Information Technology Final Exam Part 1

What term is used to illustrate the gap between those with and those without access to technology?
A. Digital Divide
B. Mobile Stratification
C. Technology caste system
D. none of the above
A. Digital Divide
Which of the following is a collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly, via communications devices and transmission media?
A. client base
B. baseline
C. network
D. servers
C. Network
Word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software are examples of what category of computer software?
A. System software
B. Application software
C. Hardware coordination software
D. World Wide Web personal use and productivity
software
B. Application Software
What is the definition of a website?
A. a collection of related webpages
B. the location from which a webpage originates
C. the source of a webpage
D. an author of a webpage
A. A collection of related webpages
Which of the following conveys meaning and is useful to users?
A. Data
B. Information
C. Input
D. Output
B. Information
What involves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer?
A. Green computing
B. Universal computing
C. Streamlined computing
D. Comprehensive computing
A. Green Computing
Which of the following is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use?
A. input device
B. computer
C. output device
D. both a and c
B. Computer
Your smartphone allows you to take and store photos, and play and view your digital media. What is this overlap of technologies called?
A. convergence
B. digital assimilation
C. digibridge
D. online integration
A. Convergence
If you are looking for an online social network that allows you to include recommendations from people who know you professionally, which of the following is the best match for you?
A. Facebook
B. Twitter
C. LinkedIn
D. Digg
C. LinkedIn
Which kind of device is hardware capable of transferring items from computers and devices to transmission media and vice versa?
A. transfer device
B. communications device
C. integrated device
D. embedded device
B. Communications Device
Which of the following is a business that provides individuals and companies access to the Internet for free or for a fee?
A. service provider
B. access provider
C. host provider
D. email provider
A. Service Provider
When your friend is using a website that offers a variety of Internet services from a single convenient location, what type of website is she using?
A. informational
B. content aggregator
C. portal
D. wiki
C. Portal
Which of the following best describes e-commerce?
A. a customer (consumer) experience requiring the Internet, cash, a shopping cart, and videos
B. a business transaction that occurs over an electronic network such as the Internet
C. the sale of electronic goods and services that enable an Internet connection
D. a transaction between two businesses that are bartering and auctioning goods and services via secure telephonic connections
B. A business transaction that occurs over an electronic network such as the internet
Which of the following is NOT criteria for evaluating a website’s content?
A. consensus
B. affiliation
C. audience
D. authority
A. Consensus
What is the difference between a wiki and a blog?
A. Businesses create blogs but they do not create wikis.
B. Home users can use blogs but not wikis.
C. Blogs allow the sharing of ideas from all people while wikis allow sharing from only a single person.
D. Users can modify posts in a wiki but they cannot modify posts made by a blogger.
D. Users can modify posts in a wiki but they cannot modify posts made by a blogger.
What is the purpose of an Internet Protocol address (IP address)?
A. It specifies whether a computer is using a broadband network or a direct-dial network.
B. It differentiates between a server computer and a client computer and contains codes to identify whether the computer can send data or receive data.
C. It contains the protocol schema used to identify whether the computer is on a wired or wireless network.
D. It uniquely identifies the location of each computer or device connected to the Internet.
D. It uniquely identifies the location of each computer or device connected to the Internet.
A DNS server is able to identify which of the following?
A. every computer or device connected to the Internet
B. an IP address based on a domain name
C. the web market share for a given company
D. the browser being used by a mobile device
B. an IP address based on a domain name
Which of the following is the code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the Internet; that is, it is the conduct expected of individuals while online?
A. netiquette
B. web politesse
C. Internet behavior
D. web civility
A. Netiquette
A Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is the same as which of the following?
A. client computing
B. push-pull synchronization
C. Web address
D. Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
C. Web Address
Which of the following is the use of computers to simulate a real or imagined environment that appears as three-dimensional (3-D) space?
A. cybercafe
B. e-commerce
] C. Virtual reality (VR)
D. Internet protocol (IP)
C. Virtual Reality (VR)
What is the technology featured in the trend known as the Internet of Things?
A. embedded computers
B. Flash drives
C. SSDs
D. virtual computing
A. Embedded Computers
Which of the following are small and have limited hardware because they are components in larger products?
A. telematics
B. embedded computers
C. handhelds
D. smart watches
B. Embedded Computers
Which of the following is NOT a likely complaint of someone who spends his or her workday using the computer?
A. lower back pain
B. emotional fatigue
C. high blood pressure
D. muscle fatigue
C. High Blood Pressure
You see a kiosk in the lobby of your local hospital. Which of the following is it most likely to be?
A. photo kiosk
B. financial kiosk
C. ticket kiosk
D. visitor kiosk
D. Visitor Kiosk
Your electric service has been failing with some frequency lately because of a lot of storms, and you are looking for more peace of mind when it comes to a reliable power source for your computer. Which of the following could help?
A. GPS
B. Wi-Fi
C. UPS
D. server virtualization
C. UPS
Which of the following is an example of a mobile device?
A. supercomputers
B. installed media modems
C. smartphones
D. servers
C. Smartphones
Which of the following occurs when the incoming electrical supply or voltage increases, often defined as more than five percent, above the normal volts?
A. undervoltage
B. power surge
C. overvoltage
D. online surge
C. Overvoltage
Which of the following do most major corporations use for business activities like billing millions of customers, preparing payroll for thousands of employees, and managing millions of items in inventory?
A. embedded computers
B. supercomputers
C. mainframes
D. mobiles devices
C. Mainframes
Which of the following is NOT true of cloud computing?
A. allows diversification of infrastructure
B. the server hardware is accessible to the user
C. resources accessed via the Internet
D. fee based on resource consumption
B. the server hardware is accessible to the user
Which of the following may need to happen before your Bluetooth headset can communicate with your smartphone?
A. They might need to be coupled.
B. They might need to be adapted.
C. They might need to be synced.
D. They might need to be paired.
D. They might need to be paired