Computer Basic Knowledge

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MSCIT Question Bank (As per revised curriculum)
QID ch1 ch1 QUESTION A "computer competent" person must know how to upgrade and repair their computer A computer monitor is a video display device ANSWER option2 option1 TRUE TRUE OPTION1 OPTION2 FALSE FALSE is the term used to describe a communications system connecting two or more computers together FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE hard disk FALSE FALSE the number of children born in Chicago in 1950 mean of your credit the percentage of card balances for the brown-eyed peop past three years in your class optical disk DVD is the conection describes the relationship between among computer users, often seen at a data element and a conferences database record OPTION3 OPTION4

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A computer network

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describes the information channels within a system unit

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A computer network allows two or more computers to communicate A computer network supports connectivity A document file is one of the most common types of file A keyboard is one of the common output devices A monitor and printer are the most common input devices for personal computers A mouse is one of the common input devices A PDA is a small, portable computer A storage device that consists of rigid metallic platters, that are used to store programs and very large data files A typical word processor is an example of application software A word processor is an example of a browser application An example of data is

option1 option1 option1 option2 option2 option1 option1 option2 option1 option2

TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE floppy disk TRUE TRUE the average rainfall in Texas for 1995

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option2

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An operating system like Windows NT is an example of application software Another name for software is Another name for the keyboard, mouse, monitor and system unit is Application software is used to directly control computer hardware Communication hardware allows two or more computers to share data Computers are used in most areas of business today Connectivity is a term used to describe communication among computers Data is processed into information Database, spreadsheet and document are the most common types of computer files

option2 option3 option3 option2 option1 option1 option1 option1 option1

TRUE procedures firmware TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE TRUE

FALSE data software FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE FALSE programs hardware information solidware

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Device that translates data and programs that humans can understand into a form option1 that the computer can process Device that translates the processed information from the computer into a option2 form that humans can understand Device used to convert electronic signals from the computer into electronic signals option2 that can travel over a telephone line Devices that allow information to be sent option3 from one computer to another are called Floppy disks and hard disks are both examples of secondary storage Floppy disks are secondary storage, hard disks are primary storage Floppy disks, optical disks, DVDs and hard drives are all examples of Guidelines for using a computer or documentation for using a particular software package are called option1 option2 option3 option1

input device

output device

microprocessor

hard drive

input device

output device

microprocessor

hard drive

translator

modem

converter communications hardware

memory transference comware

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advanced I/O input/output hardware peripheral firmware TRUE TRUE removable media procedures FALSE FALSE

primary storage or secondary storage memory software data

CPUs personal digital assistance

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In business, the most commonly used computer is a mainframe

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TRUE

FALSE In large corporations with big data processing budgets simulcast

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In which areas of...
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