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Question 1
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When selecting a printer, what should you consider?
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Answer
| | resolution (dots per inch)|
| | speed|
| | initial cost and cost of operation|
| | all of the above|
1 points
Question 2
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System software refers to
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Answer
| | application programs|
| | operating system and utility programs|
| | Microsoft|
| | data files created by a user|
1 points
Question 3
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A general term for software that is designed to destroy or disrupt data or do other unwanted actions in a computer system. -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | viruses|
| | malware|
| | spyware|
| | trojans|
1 points
Question 4
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What type of computer provides a centralized storage area for data and for network versions of application programs thus avoiding the need to install individual copies of applications on each computer? -------------------------------------------------

Answer
| | client|
| | server|
| | peer|
| | remote|
1 points
Question 5
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A separate video or graphics card that is not integrated into the motherboard results in significantly improved system performance for games and graphics programs. -------------------------------------------------

Answer True
False
1 points
Question 6
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Text, numbers, sounds and images are referred to as
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Answer
| | data|
| | hardware|
| | software|
| | none of the above|
1 points
Question 7
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In order for a computer to be part of a local area network, the following communications device is required: -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | dial-up modem|
| | DSL modem|
| | network interface card|
| | nothing is required|
1 points
Question 8
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On what type of LAN can each computer share data located only on a central computer in the network? -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | client-server|
| | peer-to-peer|
| | direct|
| | remote|
1 points
Question 9
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A connection of two or more computers that allow users to share resources such as data, hardware and software is called -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | a computer lab|
| | the World Wide Web|
| | a communications device|
| | a network|
1 points
Question 10
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RAM is volatile, i.e. its contents are lost when the power to the microcomputer is turned off. -------------------------------------------------
Answer True
False
1 points
Question 11
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Programs that enable users and applications to interact with computer hardware are called -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | application software|
| | system software|
| | browsers|
| | utilities|
1 points
Question 12
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Which of the following is the most common type of port on a desktop or notebook personal computer? -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | Infrared|
| | USB|
| | serial|
| | FireWire|
1 points
Question 13
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Which of the following categories of hardware devices are used to permanently save data...
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