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False

To discard an old computer safely, put it in a landfill

False

On a typical notebook computer, the monitor is top of the system unit, and the keyboard attaches to the system unit with hinges

True

All IT applications should have readily available documented procedures

True

Finance software usually includes a variety of online services

True

One of the major reasons business, home, and other users purchase computers is for Internet access

False

The two most commonly used search tools are subject directories and keywords

False

An entertainment Web site contains content that describes a cause, opinion, or idea

False

As a use receives an e-mail message, an incoming mail server-operated by the user's Internet access provider-sends messages directly to the user's computer

False

Computers cannot get a virus through e-mail

True

When colors are used for characters in a word processing document, they will print as black or gray unless users have a color printer

True

Home design/landscaping software includes hundreds of predrawn plans that users can customize to meet their needs

false

utility programs are considered application software because they assist a user with performing business activities

true

most processors have built-in instructions to improve the performance of multimedia and 3-D graphics

false

most personal computers and servers use Unicode

false

when the computer's power is turned off, volatile memory does not lose its contents

false

computer with a larger word size can process less data in the same amount of time than computer with a smaller word size

true

desktop computer keyboards typically have from 101 to 105 keys

false

the wireless technology used fora wireless mouse is very different from that of a wireless keyboard

true

as a user moves a mouse, the pointer on the screen also moves

true

the function of the mouse buttons and the wheel varies depending on the program

true

digital pens that have built-in digital cameras work differently from pressure-sensitive digital pens

true

while many digital cameras look like a traditional camera, some models are built in smart phones and other personal mobile devices

false

for multiple colors and shades of gray, each pixel in a digital camera requires less than one bit of data

true

With a test, an OMR device first scans the answer key to record correct answers based on patterns of light, then scans the remaining documents and matches their patterns of light against the answer key sheet

true

today, all broadcast stations must transmit digital signals, as mandated by the FCC

true

Multifunction peripherals require less space than having separate devices

true

because LCD projectors tend to produce lower-quality images, users often prefer DLP projectors for their sharper, brighter images

false

a digital light processing projector, which uses liquid crystal display technology, attaches directly to a computer, and uses its own light source to display the information shown on the computer on the screen

true

in addition to games, joysticks, wheels, and game pads that include force feedback are used in practical applications such as in the military and aviation

false

because audio CDs and CD-ROMs use different laser technologies, a CD-ROM drive cannot be used to listen to an audio CD while working on the computer

false

each part of a CD-R can be written on multiple times, and the disc's contents can be erased

false

although the size and the shape of CD-ROM and DVD-ROM are different, a DVD-ROM stores data, instructions, and information in exactly the same manner and thus achieves the same storage capacity

true

Some personal computers have external tape units

true

to meet their large-scale needs, enterprises use special hardware geared for heavy use

false

Home users are the primary users of Web services

false

although it can connect a larger number of computers, a client/server network typically provides an efficient means to connect 10 or fewer computers

false

to help reduce copyright infringement, today's music-sharing services are free, and music files are made public as they travel across the Internet

false

Data transmitted on a ring network like the one shown in Figure 9-4 travels from device to device around the entire ring, in both directions

false

the quality and consistency of the connection on a dedicated line are worse than a dial-up line because dedicated lines provide a temporary connection

false

a digital signal consists of a continuous electrical wave

false

cable modems currently transfer data at speeds that are much slower than either a dial-up modem or ISDN

false

for any home user, the hardware and software of an Ethernet network is easy to configure

true

infrared is a wireless transmission medium that sends signals using infrared light waves

false

an employee using an organization's computer to track his or her child's soccer league scores is an example of unauthorized access

true

the best preventive measures against hardware theft and vandalism are common sense and a constant awareness of the risk

true

some security systems for notebook computers shut down the computer and sound an alarm if the computer moves outside a specified distance

true

a corrupt individual stealing credit card numbers to make fraudulent purchases is an example of information theft

true

most organizations use available software for encyrption

false

under-voltages can cause equipment damage, but generally do not cause data loss

true

a surge protector absorbs small over voltages- generally without damage to the computer or equipment

true

typically, the amount of protection offered by a surge protector is inversely proportional to its cost; that is, the more expensive, the more protection the protector offers

true

In order to safeguard personal information, you should not reply to messages like those shown in Figure 11-1 for any reason

true

online shopping sites generally use a session cookie to keep track of items in a user's shopping cart

false

phishing is an unsolicited e-mail message or newsgroup posting sent to many recipients or newsgroups at once

false

the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that less than 10 percent of the fastest growing occupations are in computer-related fields

false

the software industry is modest, with annual sales around $6 million

false

It is illegal for employers to use software programs that monitor employees

false

to ensure coursework will transfer, students should ask an adviser if the trade school has a certification agreement with a college or university

true

Vendor-sponsored certification like the one detailed in Figure 15-5 offer many special benefits as incentives

false

Intranet certifications are easy and require no technical expertise in networking hardware or configuration before enrollment in a training program

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