Intro to Computer Science

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Marks: 2
The ____ is a collection of linked documents, graphics, and sounds that can be accessed over the Internet. Choose one answer.
a. Web page Correct
b. blogosphere Incorrect
c. cyberspace Incorrect
d. digital divide Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 2
Marks: 2
The term ____ refers to the practice of copying a file from a remote computer to a local computer. Choose one answer.
a. right-click Incorrect
b. upload Incorrect
c. download Correct
d. converge Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 3
Marks: 2
____ refers to voice conversations that are routed over the Internet, rather than landlines or cellular telephony. Choose one answer.
a. Convergence Incorrect
b. VoIP Correct
c. COBOL Incorrect
d. Unicode Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 4
Marks: 2
____ programs are projects that promote copying, free distribution, peer review, and user modification. Choose one answer.
a. Convergent Incorrect
b. Open source Correct
c. Indexed Incorrect
d. Globalized Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 5
Marks: 2
Data is processed in the ____.
Choose one answer.
a. Central Processing Unit (CPU) Correct
b. Memory Chip (MC) Incorrect
c. Storage Unit (SU) Incorrect
d. Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 6
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A computer falls into the ____ category if it is, at the time of construction, one of the fastest computers in the world. Choose one answer.
a. minicomputer Incorrect
b. supercomputer Correct
c. microcomputer Incorrect
d. mainframe Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 7
Marks: 2
A personal computer that requests data from a server is called a ____. Choose one answer.
a. client Correct
b. mask Incorrect
c. circuit Incorrect
d. PDA Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 8
Marks: 2
The 1s and 0s that a computer works with are referred to as ____. Choose one answer.
a. bits Correct
b. bytes Incorrect
c. master Incorrect
d. indexed Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 9
Marks: 2
A ____ is 1,024 bytes.
Choose one answer.
a. kilobytes Correct
b. megabytes Incorrect
c. gigabytes Incorrect
d. terabytes Incorrect
Incorrect
Marks for this submission: 0/2.
Question 10
Marks: 2
The ____ performs arithmetic operations, such as addition and subtraction, and comparison operations. Choose one answer.
a. register Incorrect
b. control unit Incorrect
c. ALU Correct
d. ATA Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 11
Marks: 2
The term ____ device designates equipment that might be added to a computer system to enhance its functionality. Choose one answer.
a. digital Incorrect
b. system Incorrect
c. disk Incorrect
d. peripheral Correct
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 12
Marks: 2
____ means a billion cycles per second.
Choose one answer.
a. Gigahertz Correct
b. Megahertz Incorrect
c. Exahertz Incorrect
d. Nanohertz Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 13
Marks: 2
The speed specifications that you see in a computer ad indicate the speed of the microprocessor ____. Choose one answer.
a. control unit Incorrect
b. register Incorrect
c. clock Correct
d. register Incorrect
Correct
Marks for this submission: 2/2.
Question 14
Marks: 2
Using a technology called ____, a processor can begin executing an instruction before it completes the previous instruction. Choose one answer.
a. serial processing Incorrect
b. multitasking Incorrect
c. pipelining Correct
d. benchmarking Incorrect
Incorrect
Marks for this submission: 0/2.
Question 15
Marks: 2
Unlike disk storage, most RAM is ____.
Choose one answer.
a....
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