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Technology Applications

End of Course Exam Review

----PART 1----Chapter 1-13



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Like a car’s gas gauge, this type of computer measures data on a scale with many values.
a.
digital
c.
electronic
b.
analog
d.
processing
 

 2. 

This is the raw information, or data, that is entered into a computer.
a.
input
c.
bytes
b.
bits
d.
output
 

 3. 

In this second basic action of the computer cycle, the computer does something to the data.
a.
input
c.
processing
b.
output
d.
storage
 

 4. 

A computer’s instructions are written in _____.
a.
data code
c.
output code
b.
binary code
d.
bit code
 

 5. 

How many operations can a computer perform every second?
a.
dozens
c.
thousands
b.
hundreds
d.
millions
 

 6. 

An image on the computer’s screen is an example of this.
a.
storage
c.
input
b.
processing
d.
output
 

 7. 

When a computer saves information permanently, this is called _____.
a.
input
c.
storage
b.
processing
d.
output
 

 8. 

A computer’s physical parts are called _____.
a.
software
c.
pieces
b.
hardware
d.
things
 

 9. 

This device does arithmetic and compares data very quickly.
a.
RAM
c.
CPU
b.
hard drive
d.
hardware
 

 10. 

What does the term RAM stand for?
a.
random access memory
c.
remaining accessible memory
b.
remote access memory
d.
rarely accessed memory
 

 11. 

This device uses a stack of platters to permanently store large amounts of information.
a.
RAM
c.
hard drive
b.
CPU
d.
CD-ROM drive
 

 12. 

Which storage device holds the smallest amount of data?
a.
hard drives
c.
compact discs
b.
floppy disks
d.
RAM
 

 13. 

Monitors and printers are examples of this kind of device.
a.
computer
c.
peripheral
b.
connector
d.
modem
 

 14. 

This type of connector is commonly used to attach printers to computers.
a.
serial
c.
phone line
b.
parallel
d.
peripheral
 

 15. 

What does the term USB stand for?
a.
Universal Serial Box
c.
Universal Serial Bypass
b.
Universal Serial Bus
d.
Universal Serial Binary
 

 16. 

This is another name for a program that tells a computer what to do and how to do it.
a.
device
c.
hardware
b.
peripheral
d.
software
 

 17. 

This category of software includes programs that help the computer work properly.
a.
application software
c.
system software
b.
program software
d.
compatible software
 

 18. 

Microsoft Windows® is an example of this type of software.
a.
operating system
c.
system utility
b.
application software
d.
Macintosh® OS
 

 19. 

This type of software may do maintenance and repair jobs that an operating system cannot do itself.
a.
application software
c.
communication software
b.
utility software
d.
productivity software
 

 20. 

You buy this type of software at a store or over the Internet.
a.
out-of-the-box software
c.
off-the-shelf software
b.
in-the-box software
d.
on-the-shelf software
 

 21. 

Which of the following is not a basic type of input?
a.
data
c.
user commands
b.
software instructions
d.
memory
 

 22. 

This is an instruction that tells a software program what action to perform.
a.
data
c.
response
b.
command
d.
number
 

 23. 

A keyboard is an example of this type of device.
a.
input
c.
processing
b.
output
d.
storage
 

 24. 

Which is the most commonly used input device?
a.
microphone
c.
mouse
b.
hard drive
d.
keyboard
 

 25. 

A mouse is an example of this.
a.
pointer
c.
insertion point
b.
pointing device
d.
touch point
 

 26. 

This input device is commonly used with computer games.
a.
microphone
c.
joystick
b.
scanner
d.
digital camera
 

 27. 

This device enables a computer to record and play back sounds.
a.
microphone
c.
modem
b.
sound card
d.
scanner
 

 28. 

This input device changes a printed image into a digital form.
a.
scanner
c.
digital camera
b.
printer
d.
keyboard
 

 29. 

Which of the following is not a type of output?
a.
text
c.
audio
b.
graphics
d.
commands
 

 30. 

Sound output is called _____.
a.
audio
c.
graphics
b.
video
d.
text
 

 31. 

A monitor is an example of this.
a.
input device
c.
pointing device
b.
output device
d.
storage device
 

 32. 

This is the most common type of monitor.
a.
monochrome
c.
phosphor
b.
LCD
d.
CRT
 

 33. 

A color CRT monitor does not have an electron gun for this color.
a.
red
c.
yellow
b.
blue
d.
green
 

 34. 

The term LCD stands for this.
a.
liquid cathode display
c.
lighted cathode display
b.
lighted crystal display
d.
liquid crystal display
 

 35. 

Impact printers rely on this to create an image on paper.
a.
toner
c.
ribbon
b.
heat
d.
spray
 

 36. 

This type of device retains data even when the computer’s power is turned off.
a.
processing
c.
input
b.
storage
d.
output
 

 37. 

This is a collection of related information or program code, which has been given a unique name.
a.
software
c.
file
b.
device
d.
folder
 

 38. 

The type of file people most often use is called a _____.
a.
document
c.
memory
b.
program
d.
BIOS
 

 39. 

This is a set of programs that tells the computer how to start up.
a.
RAM
c.
PC
b.
ROM
d.
BIOS
 

 40. 

This type of memory stores its contents permanently, even when the computer is off.
a.
RAM
c.
BIOS
b.
ROM
d.
CD
 

 41. 

New computer users sometimes confuse the term “memory” with this term.
a.
storage
c.
file
b.
document
d.
RAM
 

 42. 

Which of the following is a storage medium?
a.
CD-ROM drive
c.
magnetic tape
b.
file
d.
document
 

 43. 

A computer’s main memory, or RAM, is sometimes called this.
a.
primary storage
c.
archival storage
b.
secondary storage
d.
storage device
 

 44. 

The term secondary storage is sometimes used to describe devices that store data this way.
a.
as files
c.
temporarily
b.
as documents
d.
permanently
 

 45. 

Secondary storage devices are sometimes referred to as _____.
a.
temporary
c.
archival
b.
primary
d.
memory
 

 46. 

A CD-ROM drive is an example of this type of storage device.
a.
read-only
c.
rewritable
b.
read/write
d.
primary
 

 47. 

Which of the following is not a read/write device?
a.
floppy disk drive
c.
DVD player
b.
hard drive
d.
DVD-RAM drive
 

 48. 

Which of the following is a sequential storage device?
a.
hard drive
c.
floppy disk drive
b.
tape drive
d.
ROM
 

 49. 

Which of the following is an example of an optical storage device?
a.
hard drive
c.
CD-ROM drive
b.
tape drive
d.
floppy disk drive
 

 50. 

A storage device that is installed inside your computer is called a(n) _____ device.
a.
internal
c.
peripheral
b.
external
d.
optical
 

 51. 

What is the most common magnetic storage device installed in computers?
a.
floppy disk drive
c.
CD-ROM drive
b.
hard drive
d.
tape drive
 

 52. 

Some of today’s computers do not have this built in.
a.
RAM
c.
floppy disk drive
b.
ROM
d.
hard drive
 

 53. 

What is the most common optical storage device installed in computers?
a.
floppy disk drive
c.
CD-ROM drive
b.
RAM
d.
hard drive
 

 54. 

A standard compact disc can hold this much data.
a.
350 MB
c.
350 GB
b.
650 MB
d.
650 GB
 

 55. 

This type of optical disc won’t work in all compact disc drives.
a.
CD-ROM
c.
DVD-ROM
b.
CD-R
d.
CD-RW
 

 56. 

The on-screen tools you use to interact with a computer are called the _____.
a.
operating system
c.
applications
b.
interface
d.
controls
 

 57. 

Which of the following tasks is not performed by the operating system?
a.
managing computer memory
c.
managing the formatting in a letter
b.
managing the CPU
d.
managing input devices
 

 58. 

When two programs try to occupy the same space in RAM, one or both may do this.
a.
resolve
c.
run
b.
load
d.
crash
 

 59. 

Which type of operating system is used to control large equipment and to regulate factory operations?
a.
real-time
c.
single-user/multitasking
b.
single-user/single-task
d.
multi-user
 

 60. 

Most desktop and laptop computers today use this type of operating system.
a.
real-time
c.
single-user/multitasking
b.
single-user/single-task
d.
multi-user
 

 61. 

UNIX is an example of this type of operating system.
a.
real-time
c.
single-user/multitasking
b.
single-user/single-task
d.
multi-user
 

 62. 

This type of visual display lets you use a mouse to interact with the workspace on the computer screen.
a.
graphical user interface
c.
operating system
b.
desktop
d.
BIOS
 

 63. 

The operating system lets you change some features of the _____, such as the look of the background or the placement of the icons.
a.
options
c.
desktop
b.
programs
d.
memory
 

 64. 

This operating system is designed to run on computers made by Apple®.
a.
Linux™
c.
Microsoft Windows
b.
UNIX®
d.
Macintosh OS
 

 65. 

This operating system is installed on more than 90 percent of personal computers.
a.
Linux
c.
Microsoft Windows
b.
UNIX
d.
Macintosh OS
 

 66. 

This was one of the first operating systems ever written.
a.
Linux
c.
Microsoft Windows
b.
UNIX
d.
Macintosh OS
 

 67. 

Files can be grouped together into these.
a.
folders
c.
programs
b.
utilities
d.
operating systems
 

 68. 

You cannot use an operating system’s file manager to _____.
a.
create new folders
c.
shut down the computer
b.
delete files
d.
launch applications
 

 69. 

This program contains data needed by a program to operate an input or output device.
a.
program utility
c.
backup utility
b.
driver utility
d.
compression utility
 

 70. 

This type of software copies data from a hard drive to another storage device, such as a floppy disk drive or CD-R drive.
a.
program utility
c.
backup utility
b.
driver utility
d.
compression utility
 

 71. 

This type of application software is used for writing letters and reports.
a.
word processor
c.
database
b.
spreadsheet
d.
personal information manager
 

 72. 

This type of software is used for creating slide shows.
a.
word processor
c.
presentation graphics
b.
database
d.
telecommunications
 

 73. 

This type of software is used for storing phone numbers and addresses and for creating schedules.
a.
spreadsheet
c.
telecommunications
b.
database
d.
personal information manager
 

 74. 

This type of application software specializes in one task.
a.
integrated software
c.
operating system
b.
stand-alone program
d.
office suite
 

 75. 

This type of software combines the basic features of several applications into one package.
a.
stand-alone software
c.
integrated software
b.
office suite
d.
operating system
 

 76. 

This type of software combines several complete programs—such as a word processor, a spreadsheet, a database, and others—into one package.
a.
office suite
c.
stand-alone program
b.
integrated software
d.
operating system
 

 77. 

Which of the following issues would not be important when choosing application software?
a.
what you want it to do
c.
ease of use
b.
cost
d.
what your friends use
 

 78. 

To work with a software program, your computer must meet the program’s _____.
a.
cost
c.
size
b.
system requirements
d.
ease of use
 

 79. 

You must buy this type of software before you can use it.
a.
shareware
c.
commercial software
b.
freeware
d.
public domain software
 

 80. 

This is copyrighted software that you can use on a try-before-you-buy basis.
a.
shareware
c.
commercial software
b.
freeware
d.
public domain software
 

 81. 

Copyrighted software that is given away for free is called _____.
a.
shareware
c.
commercial software
b.
freeware
d.
public domain software
 

 82. 

You can freely use, give away, or even alter this type of software.
a.
shareware
c.
commercial software
b.
freeware
d.
public domain software
 

 83. 

Before you can use any kind of software, you must do this.
a.
buy it
c.
copy it
b.
install it
d.
delete it
 

 84. 

Before you can use commercial software, you usually must agree to the terms contained in this document.
a.
license
c.
registration card
b.
receipt
d.
letter
 

 85. 

If you make a copy of a copyrighted software program and then sell or give the copy away, you are guilty of this.
a.
software licensing
c.
software uninstallation
b.
software installation
d.
software piracy
 

 86. 

In Windows, if you click the Start button, you can see a list of these.
a.
operating system commands
c.
files
b.
programs
d.
folders
 

 87. 

If you want to hide an application window, do this to it.
a.
open it
c.
minimize it
b.
maximize it
d.
click it
 

 88. 

The top row of an application window is called the _____.
a.
menu bar
c.
Start bar
b.
title bar
d.
Help bar
 

 89. 

Which of the following commands probably would not be found on the File menu?
a.
New
c.
Help
b.
Open
d.
Exit
 

 90. 

Which command finds a document that was previously saved and displays it?
a.
New
c.
Save
b.
Open
d.
Close
 

 91. 

Which of the following is not a function of a word-processing program?
a.
writing
c.
scanning
b.
editing
d.
printing
 

 92. 

What kind of documents do word-processing programs create?
a.
text
c.
graphics
b.
spreadsheet
d.
audio
 

 93. 

Which type of software do people use most often?
a.
spreadsheet
c.
graphics
b.
word processor
d.
database
 

 94. 

This shows you where text will appear as you type.
a.
scroll box
c.
label
b.
toolbar
d.
insertion point
 

 95. 

This means using the mouse or keyboard to move through a document.
a.
editing
c.
scrolling
b.
formatting
d.
printing
 

 96. 

This word-processing feature automatically starts a new line of text when the current line is full.
a.
word wrap
c.
autoformat
b.
autocorrect
d.
autosave
 

 97. 

When you type a document in a word-processing program, how many blank spaces should you insert between sentences?
a.
1
c.
3
b.
2
d.
4
 

 98. 

In Windows, file names have these, although they may be hidden from view.
a.
documents
c.
extensions
b.
disks
d.
programs
 

 99. 

In this typing mode, as you type new characters, they replace any characters in front of them.
a.
insert mode
c.
delete mode
b.
overtype mode
d.
backspace mode
 

 100. 

When you select text, you _____ it.
a.
edit
c.
format
b.
highlight
d.
print
 

 101. 

This stores cut or copied text while you work.
a.
Cut command
c.
Select text
b.
Copy command
d.
Clipboard
 

 102. 

The Cut and Copy commands are found on this menu.
a.
File
c.
Tools
b.
Edit
d.
Help
 

 103. 

You can use this command to relocate items that are stored on the Clipboard.
a.
Paste
c.
Copy
b.
Cut
d.
New
 

 104. 

If you delete a word by mistake, you can use this command to put it back.
a.
Undo
c.
Paste
b.
Redo
d.
Help
 

 105. 

A document’s appearance is called its _____.
a.
writing
c.
formatting
b.
editing
d.
printing
 

 106. 

Character formatting lets you change the appearance of these.
a.
letters
c.
sections
b.
pages
d.
paragraphs
 

 107. 

In a word-processing program, you press Enter to create one of these.
a.
character
c.
paragraph
b.
line
d.
section
 

 108. 

One _____ equals 1/72 inch.
a.
line
c.
letter
b.
character
d.
point
 

 109. 

Although a document begins as one of these, you can divide it into multiple ones.
a.
page
c.
section
b.
paragraph
d.
format
 

 110. 

These are the spaces between the four edges of a page and the text.
a.
orientations
c.
sections
b.
margins
d.
headers
 

 111. 

A spreadsheet is a program that processes information that is set up in these.
a.
rows
c.
forms
b.
columns
d.
tables
 

 112. 

In a spreadsheet program, “C3” would be an example of this.
a.
worksheet
c.
row
b.
cell address
d.
column
 

 113. 

This forms the top and left borders of a worksheet and includes the column and row headings.
a.
frame
c.
formula bar
b.
cell identifier
d.
worksheet tabs
 

 114. 

In a worksheet, the cell that is currently in use is called the _____ cell.
a.
used
c.
active
b.
identified
d.
inactive
 

 115. 

This area of a worksheet displays what you type.
a.
cell identifier
c.
status bar
b.
formula bar
d.
scroll bar
 

 116. 

Messages from the program appear in this part of the worksheet.
a.
active cell
c.
tab
b.
formula bar
d.
status bar
 

 117. 

You cannot use this key to move around in a worksheet.
a.
Home
c.
Esc
b.
End
d.
Tab
 

 118. 

This is a commonly used formula, which is already built into a spreadsheet program.
a.
function
c.
format
b.
fraction
d.
frame
 

 119. 

This type of data is automatically formatted to align to the right in a cell.
a.
label
c.
tab
b.
value
d.
function
 

 120. 

This can be text alone or a combination of numbers and text.
a.
value
c.
heading
b.
cell
d.
label
 

 121. 

This feature can enter certain kinds of data automatically in a worksheet.
a.
AutoSum
c.
AutoFill
b.
AutoFormat
d.
AutoEntry
 

 122. 

After you edit a cell’s data, you can press this key to place it back in the cell.
a.
Enter
c.
Delete
b.
Backspace
d.
Escape
 

 123. 

If you change the appearance of data in a cell, this is called _____.
a.
formatting
c.
deleting
b.
editing
d.
moving
 

 124. 

This type of chart shows how parts relate to the whole.
a.
bar
c.
pie
b.
line
d.
graph
 

 125. 

If you want to print only a specific portion of a worksheet, you can specify this.
a.
chart
c.
print area
b.
formula
d.
print command
 

 126. 

When you write a formula, you start it with one of these to identify it as a formula.
a.
letter
c.
symbol
b.
number
d.
function
 

 127. 

In a formula, the symbol ^ represents this operation.
a.
addition
c.
division
b.
subtraction
d.
exponentiation
 

 128. 

Which of these formulas divides 7 by 3?
a.
=7^3
c.
=7=3
b.
=7/3
d.
=7:3
 

 129. 

Which of the following series of letters can help you remember order of evaluation used by a spreadsheet?
a.
PDEMSA
c.
PEMDAS
b.
PDMESA
d.
PMDEAS
 

 130. 

The term cell reference is another name for this.
a.
cell identifier
c.
cell format
b.
cell address
d.
cell tab
 

 131. 

Which of the following is not a part of a database?
a.
tables
c.
fields
b.
records
d.
worksheets
 

 132. 

In a database, each _____ contains a collection of related data.
a.
table
c.
field
b.
record
d.
none of the above
 

 133. 

In a database, a _____ is a unit of information about one individual or item.
a.
table
c.
record
b.
field
d.
file
 

 134. 

In a record, each separate piece of data—such as a last name, a first name, or an address—is called a _____.
a.
file
c.
record
b.
field
d.
table
 

 135. 

Which of the following is not an advantage of a computerized database?
a.
the ability to enter information quickly
b.
the ability to find information quickly
c.
the ability to create worksheets
d.
the ability to organize information in different ways
 

 136. 

Databases are useful only if they are _____.
a.
big
c.
detailed
b.
accurate
d.
expensive
 

 137. 

What does the term GIGO stand for?
a.
get in, get out
c.
garbage in, garbage out
b.
good information, good output
d.
garbage input, garbage output
 

 138. 

What does the term DBMS stand for?
a.
database management system
c.
database monitoring system
b.
database management standard
d.
database manipulation system
 

 139. 

Which type of database allows you to work with data in only one table?
a.
relational database
c.
flat-file database
b.
key-field database
d.
organizational database
 

 140. 

This type of field can be used to link multiple tables together in a relational database.
a.
special field
c.
top field
b.
key field
d.
root field
 

 141. 

This kind of database can be used to store all kinds of items, such as documents or video clips.
a.
flat-file database
c.
multimedia database
b.
object-oriented database
d.
none of the above
 

 142. 

The use of passwords can help preserve a database’s _____.
a.
privacy
c.
security
b.
integrity
d.
accuracy
 

 143. 

_____ the same data in multiple tables requires the computer to store more information and increases the chance of errors.
a.
Repeating
c.
Formatting
b.
Avoiding
d.
Linking
 

 144. 

What is it called when computers produce too much information?
a.
information overload
c.
information payload
b.
information summary
d.
information upheaval
 

 145. 

This means finding data by looking at all the records in a database.
a.
surfing
c.
peeking
b.
mining
d.
browsing
 

 146. 

Which of the following is a way to sort data?
a.
chronologically
c.
numerically
b.
alphabetically
d.
any of the above
 

 147. 

If you sort data in order of increasing value, such as A–Z or 1–9, what sort order are you using?
a.
ascending
c.
incremental
b.
descending
d.
exponential
 

 148. 

If you sort data in order of decreasing value, such as Z–A or 9–1, what sort order are you using?
a.
ascending
c.
incremental
b.
descending
d.
exponential
 

 149. 

This is a user-created direction that tells the database to find specific records.
a.
sort order
c.
query
b.
report template
d.
field
 

 150. 

This is an ordered list of selected records and fields in an easy-to-read format.
a.
report
c.
template
b.
record
d.
query
 

 151. 

This type of graphic is formed by a pattern of dots.
a.
vector
c.
digital
b.
bitmap
d.
analog
 

 152. 

Which of the following file formats is not used for bitmapped graphics?
a.
GIF
c.
EPS
b.
JPG
d.
BMP
 

 153. 

This type of image is formed by paths or lines.
a.
vector
c.
digital
b.
bitmap
d.
analog
 

 154. 

Resolution tells how many of these are in a certain piece of a bitmapped image.
a.
lines
c.
paths
b.
pixels
d.
vectors
 

 155. 

You can use this type of program to create a new, bitmapped image.
a.
paint program
c.
EPS program
b.
draw program
d.
vector program
 

 156. 

This type of program lets you create and edit vector images.
a.
paint program
c.
bitmap program
b.
draw program
d.
GIF program
 

 157. 

This type of program is an advanced paint program.
a.
draw program
c.
bitmap editor
b.
vector program
d.
image editor
 

 158. 

In a graphics program, this area contains the graphic you are working on.
a.
workplace
c.
work spot
b.
workspace
d.
work area
 

 159. 

In a paint or draw program, color options are displayed on a color _____.
a.
toolbar
c.
menu
b.
workspace
d.
palette
 

 160. 

In a paint program, this tool is used to draw fine details.
a.
Pencil
c.
Eyedropper
b.
Brush
d.
Eraser
 

 161. 

In a paint program, this tool can be large and square in shape, or it might be small and circular.
a.
Pencil
c.
Eyedropper
b.
Brush
d.
Eraser
 

 162. 

In a paint program, this tool lets you work with a specific color from an image.
a.
Pencil
c.
Eyedropper
b.
Brush
d.
Eraser
 

 163. 

This type of pointing device can be used with a graphics tablet.
a.
mouse
c.
keyboard
b.
stylus
d.
joystick
 

 164. 

This special effect turns an image upside down.
a.
skewing
c.
inverting
b.
mirroring
d.
flipping
 

 165. 

This special effect tilts an image either horizontally or vertically.
a.
flipping
c.
stretching
b.
mirroring
d.
skewing
 

 166. 

This special effect reverses the colors in an image.
a.
skewing
c.
inverting
b.
mirroring
d.
converting
 

 167. 

The process for combining vector graphics together is called _____.
a.
importing
c.
grouping
b.
exporting
d.
layering
 

 168. 

This process can be used to stack levels of a bitmapped image on top of one another.
a.
leveling
c.
grouping
b.
layering
d.
ungrouping
 

 169. 

This is artwork that has already been created, which you can use as the starting point for your own work.
a.
clip art
c.
bitmapped art
b.
vector art
d.
image art
 

 170. 

This method is used to convert a bitmapped graphic to a vector graphic.
a.
layering
c.
tracing
b.
filling
d.
outlining
 

 171. 

In a presentation, each page of information is called a _____.
a.
template
c.
slide
b.
page
d.
picture
 

 172. 

Which of the following is not an option for creating a new presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint®?
a.
AutoContent wizard
c.
blank presentation
b.
template
d.
AutoFormat wizard
 

 173. 

This is a series of dialog boxes that guides you through a procedure step by step.
a.
wizard
c.
presentation
b.
template
d.
slide
 

 174. 

Which of the following is not a standard view in Microsoft PowerPoint?
a.
Outline
c.
Slide Arranger
b.
Normal
d.
Slide Show
 

 175. 

This PowerPoint view splits the screen to show a slide and an outline.
a.
Normal view
c.
Notes Page view
b.
Slide Sorter view
d.
Slide Show view
 

 176. 

This view is the primary on-screen method of previewing and displaying slides during a presentation.
a.
Outline view
c.
Slide Sorter view
b.
Slide view
d.
Slide Show view
 

 177. 

This is an area within a slide, which is designed to hold data such as text or pictures.
a.
template
c.
placeholder
b.
layout
d.
clip
 

 178. 

What do you call a presentation that combines text, graphics, sound, and animation?
a.
big
c.
interactive
b.
multimedia
d.
gallery
 

 179. 

What is the first step you should take when designing a presentation?
a.
Choose a slide layout.
b.
Decide how the slides will be formatted.
c.
Work with placeholders.
d.
none of the above
 

 180. 

Each slide in a presentation can have a different _____.
a.
placeholder
c.
template
b.
wizard
d.
layout
 

 181. 

When you need to reorganize the slides in a presentation, it is best to use this view.
a.
Slide Sorter view
c.
Outline view
b.
Slide Show view
d.
Normal view
 

 182. 

How much detail should a presentation include?
a.
just the basic facts
c.
almost no information at all
b.
every last detail you can think of
d.
none of the above
 

 183. 

How many slides should a presentation include?
a.
almost none
b.
at least one slide per major point
c.
at least one slide per minor point
d.
only enough to present important information clearly
 

 184. 

Slides serve as an outline for the audience, but how do presenters usually fill in the gaps in information?
a.
with their speech
c.
with a question-and-answer session
b.
with additional videos
d.
with handouts
 

 185. 

You should not use more than _____ fonts on a single slide.
a.
1
c.
3
b.
2
d.
4
 

 186. 

Which of the following is not a method for displaying presentations?
a.
transparencies
c.
telephone
b.
on-screen presentations
d.
Internet viewing
 

 187. 

These can be printed on a laser printer and then shown to an audience via an overhead projector.
a.
transparencies
c.
placeholders
b.
templates
d.
powerpoints
 

 188. 

If you show a presentation on your computer’s monitor, this is called a(n) _____.
a.
wizard
c.
on-screen presentation
b.
transparency
d.
handout
 

 189. 

If your audience is in a remote place, they may be able to view your presentation by using one of these.
a.
wizard
c.
handout
b.
Web browser
d.
transparency
 

 190. 

These may be printouts of your slides or a summary of your main ideas given to the audience.
a.
transparencies
c.
presentations
b.
handouts
d.
slides
 

 191. 

This term means a way to communicate information or express ideas.
a.
mediate
c.
meditate
b.
medium
d.
minimum
 

 192. 

Which of the following types of media might be included in a multimedia event?
a.
text
c.
sound
b.
graphics
d.
any of the above
 

 193. 

This type of multimedia event allows the user to make choices about what is displayed.
a.
interactive
c.
expensive
b.
online
d.
animated
 

 194. 

Which of the following kinds of organizations use multimedia applications?
a.
business
c.
entertainment
b.
educational
d.
all of the above
 

 195. 

This is a special type of expansion board that enables a computer to work with audio.
a.
sound card
c.
video editor
b.
video capture board
d.
microphone
 

 196. 

This special device lets you transfer video between a computer and a camcorder or VCR.
a.
sound card
c.
video editor
b.
video capture board
d.
digital camera
 

 197. 

This type of program lets you work with sound and video and change the order in which segments appear.
a.
video monitor
c.
video editor
b.
video capture board
d.
video frame
 

 198. 

This video file format offers quality that is only slightly lower than that of a VCR recording.
a.
MPEG
c.
JPG
b.
MPEG-2
d.
WAV
 

 199. 

This video file format was designed by Apple computers.
a.
MPEG-2
c.
VCR
b.
AVI
d.
QuickTime®
 

 200. 

This is the Microsoft video for Windows file format.
a.
MPEG
c.
AVI
b.
QuickTime
d.
MIDI
 

 201. 

This audio file format takes a large audio file and makes it very small.
a.
MPEG
c.
MIDI
b.
MP3
d.
AU
 

 202. 

This is the standard audio file format for the UNIX operating system.
a.
AU
c.
MIDI
b.
MP3
d.
AVI
 

 203. 

Sounds are synthesized in this audio file format.
a.
MP3
c.
WAV
b.
WMA
d.
MIDI
 

 204. 

This term refers to content that is broadcast in a continuous feed from a Web site.
a.
multimedia
c.
streaming
b.
Flash™
d.
interactive
 

 205. 

Programs such as Shockwave® and Flash allow programmers to develop multimedia content that is _____.
a.
interactive
c.
digital
b.
streaming
d.
animated
 

 206. 

This term describes computer-generated three-dimensional environments.
a.
visual reality
c.
virtual reality
b.
variable reality
d.
visible reality
 

 207. 

This specialized VR device is worn on the user’s head and places a tiny computer monitor in front of each eye.
a.
head-mounted display
c.
personal display
b.
virtual-reality display
d.
liquid crystal display
 

 208. 

What does the term CAVE stand for?
a.
CyberActive Virtual Environment
b.
Computerized Audio-Video Environment
c.
Cave Automatic Virtual Environment
d.
Computerized Automatic Virtual Environment
 

 209. 

To create virtual worlds on the Internet, programmers use a language called _____.
a.
VRML
c.
CAVE
b.
HTML
d.
MIDI
 

 210. 

This is a virtual reality program that mimics a specific place, job, or function.
a.
HMD
c.
CAVE
b.
game
d.
simulation
 

 211. 

The first telephone message was sent over a line connecting two _____.
a.
desks
c.
buildings
b.
rooms
d.
towns
 

 212. 

Sending information over a telephone network is called _____.
a.
calling
c.
networking
b.
telecommunications
d.
faxing
 

 213. 

Which of the following is not a form of telecommunications?
a.
telephone
c.
computer
b.
pager
d.
fax machine
 

 214. 

What does the term PSTN stand for?
a.
Private Switched Telephone Network
b.
Public Switched Telephone Network
c.
Personal Switched Telephone Network
d.
Passively Switched Telephone Network
 

 215. 

To use the PSTN, people subscribe to one of these.
a.
local telephone company
c.
cable company
b.
Internet service provider
d.
satellite company
 

 216. 

In analog communications, a person’s voice is transmitted as _____.
a.
1s
c.
data
b.
0s
d.
waves
 

 217. 

Cell phones transmit messages by using _____.
a.
twisted pair wire
c.
infrared light
b.
radio signals
d.
none of the above
 

 218. 

Which device lets you connect a digital computer to an analog telephone network and then transmit or receive data?
a.
modem
c.
fax machine
b.
cell phone
d.
pager
 

 219. 

In this process, a modem changes analog signals to digital signals.
a.
modulation
c.
telecommunications
b.
demodulation
d.
none of the above
 

 220. 

A modem’s speed is measured in _____.
a.
bits per second
c.
bits per minute
b.
bytes per second
d.
bytes per minute
 

 221. 

Which of the following could not be transmitted by a fax machine?
a.
printed text
c.
pictures
b.
blueprints
d.
money
 

 222. 

This device allows a computer to send and receive faxes.
a.
fax machine
c.
fax printer
b.
fax modem
d.
fax drive
 

 223. 

This device reads information on paper as a digital signal.
a.
modem
c.
scanner
b.
cell phone
d.
computer
 

 224. 

The “last mile problem” in telephone networks is called by this.
a.
fiber-optic lines
c.
wireless connections
b.
twisted pair wiring
d.
the Internet
 

 225. 

A typical modem can transmit this much data per second.
a.
56.6 bits per second
c.
56.6 kilobits per second
b.
56.6 bytes per second
d.
56.6 kilobytes per second
 

 226. 

What does the term ISDN stand for?
a.
Internet Services Digital Network
b.
Integrated Services Digital Network
c.
International Services Digital Network
d.
none of the above
 

 227. 

This term describes all high-speed digital connections that transmit at least 1.5 megabits per second.
a.
ISDN
c.
DSL
b.
bandwidth
d.
broadband
 

 228. 

The term DSL stands for this.
a.
Digital Subscriber Line
c.
Digital Subscription Line
b.
Digital Subscriber Link
d.
Digital Subscription Link
 

 229. 

This digital network uses fiber optics to provide bandwidth of up to 1 billion bits per second or even higher.
a.
DSL
c.
SONET
b.
ISDN
d.
Internet
 

 230. 

What does the term 1 Gbps mean?
a.
one thousand bits per second
c.
one billion bits per second
b.
one million bits per second
d.
none of the above
 

 231. 

Which of the following can be shared over a computer network?
a.
files
c.
printers
b.
programs
d.
any of the above
 

 232. 

Twisted pair telephone lines and coaxial cables are examples of these.
a.
wireless networks
c.
network systems
b.
physical media
d.
network interfaces
 

 233. 

This device handles the flow of data to and from the computer in a network.
a.
network resource
c.
network interface card
b.
network media
d.
none of the above
 

 234. 

In businesses, schools, and other organizations, a network is organized into _____, each with its own name and address.
a.
workstations
c.
terminals
b.
computers
d.
devices
 

 235. 

This type of device allows users to participate in a timesharing system.
a.
computer
c.
network
b.
workstation
d.
terminal
 

 236. 

All the computers on a network must _____.
a.
use the same hardware
c.
run the same way
b.
speak the same language
d.
none of the above
 

 237. 

This sets a standard format for data and rules for handling it.
a.
protocol
c.
network interface card
b.
language
d.
network medium
 

 238. 

The network in your school’s computer lab or classroom is an example of this.
a.
timesharing system
c.
terminal network
b.
local area network
d.
workstation network
 

 239. 

How many users can a LAN have?
a.
10
c.
several hundred
b.
several dozen
d.
any of the above
 

 240. 

Which of the following is an important way to share information through a network?
a.
sharing files
c.
sharing peripherals
b.
using collaborative software
d.
all of the above
 

 241. 

Printers are an example of this type of device.
a.
workstation
c.
medium
b.
peripheral
d.
terminal
 

 242. 

This type of network is usually small, made up of two to ten computers.
a.
peer-to-peer network
c.
timesharing system
b.
local area network
d.
workstation network
 

 243. 

In a P2PN, this device handles the flow of traffic from computer to computer.
a.
network
c.
medium
b.
hub
d.
workstation
 

 244. 

Why might a peer-to-peer network be a bad choice for a large organization?
a.
They are extremely expensive.
b.
Every user must have his or her own printer.
c.
File sharing can be difficult.
d.
They are very difficult to create.
 

 245. 

Large businesses usually use this kind of network.
a.
client/server network
c.
peer-to-peer network
b.
client/workstation network
d.
timesharing network
 

 246. 

In a client/server network, the main computer is called the _____.
a.
workstation
c.
LAN
b.
hub
d.
file server
 

 247. 

This can be used to link together LANs in different cities.
a.
hub
c.
file server
b.
WAN
d.
NIC
 

 248. 

This is a private network that is set up to look like the Internet.
a.
intranet
c.
entrynet
b.
NOS
d.
POP
 

 249. 

This is a high-speed line that carries data through a network.
a.
POP
c.
intranet
b.
backbone
d.
Internet
 

 250. 

WAN providers offer users access to local connections, which are called _____.
a.
backbones
c.
points of presence
b.
workstations
d.
none of the above
 



 
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