Ch3 Computer Concepts

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Productivity software is designed to make the operating system run more effectively. True or False

False

To run application software on most personal computers you can double-click a desktop icon.
True or False

True

Desktop widgets come with a computer and are not available from other sources. Tue or False

False

By using spell checkers and grammer checkers you are assured your document will be error free.
True or False

False

Spreadsheets have built-in formulas. True or False

True

CAD software is designed to be used by architects. True or False

True

Payroll software is an example of vertical market software. True or False

False

Utility software includes diagnostics that track down and fix disk errors. Tru or False

True

If you purchase software, it belongs to you and you can do what you want including copying it.
True or False

False

Open source software is copyrighted. True or False

True

Assembly language and machine language are the same. True or False

False

First-generation computers use vacuum tube technology. True or False

True

Second-generation computers were characterized by their use of operating systems. Tru or False

True

High-level languages were developed for first generation computers. True or False

False

Programming the first commercial micro-computers were accomplished by flipping switches. True or False

True

All dot com companies are considered part of the IT industry. True or False

False

It is less expensive to replace software with brand-new software than to purchase an upgrade.
True or False

False

The number of telecommuting IT workers is increasing. True or False

True

A computer certification will totally prepare a person for a job in the IT industry. True or False

False

To reduce cell phone radiation you should use your hands-free devices. True or False

True

During the boot process, the operating system is totally loaded into the kernel. True or False

False

A sequence of events that occurs between the time that you turn on a computer and the time that it is ready for you to issue commands is referred to as the boot process. True or False

True

One of the primary strengths of Windows is security. True or False

False

In a dual boot system, you must select which operating system to use. True or False

True

The D drive must refer to a CD or DVD drive. True or False

False

When you use Windows, Mac OS, or a Linux graphical file manager, each subdirectory is depicted as a folder. True or False

True

To be certain a file can be opened by the recipient simply save it as an .exe and then anyone can open it. True or False

False

One of the reasons Microsoft Windows suffers from the reputation for being the most vulnerable to viruses, worms and other attacks is because of hackers with anti-establishment sentiments. True or False

True

Often file managment is represented by a tree metaphor. True or False

True

A file is deleted when you hit the Delete key. True or False

False

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