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  1. launches a dialog box related to that group
  2. personal finance software
  3. extranet
  4. Excel
  5. utility program
  1. a A company network that is accessible to authorized outsiders is called a(n) ____.
    Select one:
    a. WAN
    b. extranet
    c. intranet
    d. VPN
  2. b Case-Based Critical Thinking Questions

    Case 3-2
    You are in the market for various kinds of application software.

    Lastly, you need a specialized program to help you track your personal expenses, balance your checking accounts, and write checks. You were looking at buying ____, but you realized that much of what you need is already available via online banking with your local bank.
    Select one:
    a. database software
    b. accounting software
    c. personal finance software
    d. vector software
  3. c Clicking the small button in the right corner of many groups on the ribbon tabs _______.
    Select one:
    a. expands the group
    b. launches a dialog box related to that group
    c. locks the group
    d. opens the Clipboard
  4. d A(n) ____ is a software program that performs a specific task, usually related to managing or maintaining the computer system.
    Select one:
    a. application
    b. utility program
    c. kernel
    d. device driver
  5. e The Formulas tab is unique to _______.
    Select one:
    a. Word
    b. Excel
    c. PowerPoint
    d. Access

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A _______ is a menu or grid that shows visual representations of the options available for a button.
    Select one:
    a. taskpane
    b. gallery
    c. tableau
    d. ScreenTip
  2. A document with a(n) ____ guarantees that the document was indeed sent by a specific individual and that it hasn't been tampered with after it was sent.
    Select one:
    a. valid IP packet list
    b. Wi-Fi piggyback
    c. digital signature
    d. e-thumbprint
  3. The term ____ refers to the programs or instructions used to tell a computer what to do, and allow people to use a computer to perform specific tasks.
    Select one:
    a. hardware
    b. networking
    c. vaporware
    d. software
  4. The text recommends all of the following for creating strong passwords EXCEPT ____.
    Select one:
    a. using at least eight characters
    b. using a combination of upper- and lowercase letters
    c. creating a password from an easy-to-remember passphrase
    d. stringing together easy-to-remember family names
  5. A(n) ____ network uses a central cable to which all network devices connect.
    Select one:
    a. ether-ring
    b. star
    c. bus
    d. mesh

5 True/False Questions

  1. blogA ____ is an online personal journal accessible to the public, usually created and updated by one individual.
    Select one:
    a. wiki
    b. blog
    c. podcast
    d. plank


  2. Windows 3.1A(n) _____ is a rectangular work area on the desktop that contains a program, text, files, or other data and tools.
    Select one:
    a. window
    b. portal
    c. app
    d. smartcard


  3. EIn the accompanying figure, the Address bar is denoted by box _____.

    Select one:
    a. D
    b. F
    c. A
    d. E


  4. Forward____ cable uses a thick center wire surrounded by insulation and covered with braided wire to block electromagnetic interference.
    Select one:
    a. Fiber-optic
    b. CAT5
    c. Twisted-pair
    d. Coax


  5. hitsText messaging is also known as ____.
    Select one:
    a. SMH
    b. VoIP
    c. IM
    d. SMS


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