BCIS Final

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Which of the following is an invention of the Industrial Revolution?

telegraph

Which of the following is an invention of the information age?

transistor

____ uses computers to test product designs before the physical prototype is built

computer aided engineering (CAE)

A ___ system lets manufacturers purchase and receive components just before they are needed on the assembly line

just-in-time manufacturing

Libraries use the ____ bar code to identify items

codabar

A bar code represents data that identifies the ___

manufacturer & item number

Database marketing allows companies to_____

mine customer databases & create marketing lists

___ is a technology that allows users connected to a network to transfer money from one bank account to another

EFT

Many businesses use a ___ to send bills electronically instead of mailing their customers paper statements

bill presentment process

Which of the following is a good tip for avoiding RSI

keep the mouse close to the keyboard

An ATM initially connects to a(n) _____ through a network

host processor

Which of the following is a disadvantage to using an optical mark recognition system for voting?

the may require a specific type of writing instrument

Which of the following is true of telecommunications as opposed to a standard office job?

requires more discipline & focus

The IRS allows you to do all of the following at its web site except ___

have online chats with rep

Which group voters is most likely to vote, but least likely to use the internet?

americans 65 or older

The ___ was established to help gun dealers perform background checks

NCIS

Which of the following is NOT true of computerized voting systems?

the provide equal access to every citizen

A lo jack device is a wireless ___

audio frequency transceiver

Which of the following FBI databases contains DNA profiles?

CODIS

The US visit database currently stores all of the following types of biometric identifiers except ___

DNA information

Computer based patient records are entered, stored and maintained with the help of a ___ system

electronic medical record (EMR)

Computers in red-light systems perform all of the following functions EXCEPT ______.

sending an electronic message to the violator

DXplain is an example of a ___ system

decision support

Foreign students with visas to attend US schools must provide personal information to the ______ system

SEVIS

What does a Gluco watch G2 biographer monitor

blood sugar level

All of the following military technologies use GPS EXCEPT ______

computer simulations

___ Is the use of advanced computer technology to help health care professionals consult with each other and work together on cases regardless of whether the patient, medical professional, and relevant civic data are located.

telemedicine

MRIs take images inside the body by _____

using a powerful magnet & transmitting radio waves through the body

Hundreds of automatic weather stations located in ___ measure weather data and transmit it back to

Antarctica

Which medical Web site provides a database of reference and abstracts from the National Library of Medicine?

MEDLINEplus

The geophysical fluid dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) has pioneered___research for two decades with the goals of better weather phenomena

computer modeling

Which of the following is NOT used in computer-aided surgery?

haptic feedback

A (n) ___ creates sound from digital instructions input by the user, wither via a standard computer keyboard or devices resembling.

synthesizer

Humans have approx. 30000 ______ that define their physical traits * many of their behaviors

genes

File __ involves uploading a music file to a file-sharing network with distortion, silence, or copyright law warnings.

spoofing

The DART system was developed to track ____

earthquakes that trigger tsunami's

Sculptors use ___ to digitally recreate an existing physical object

3-D scanning

Computers process data as _____ that represent on and off states

bits

Computer generated fractals use ___ to create art

mathmatical formulas

In recent years, ________ file-sharing networks exploded in popularity as a means for people to share music, video, and other files stored on their personal computers

P2P

One group that completely opposes any manipulation of a digital image is the ?

NPPA

A virtual wind tunnel relies on ___ to predict how air will flow around a vehicle.

computational fluid dynamics

Dancers rely on a technology called _____ to record & analyze their dance movements

motion capture

The ___ is the most powerful computer in most cars

engine control unit

After you have created a model for your sculpture, you can use ____ to shape your desired medium

CNC milling machines

Which of the following is not true of todays smart tires?

Transmit tire pressure data from a wireless radio transmitter

In digital cameras, the image is initially focused on a chip called a(n)

charge-coupled device

A light curtain and treadless are used in an electronic toll collection system to ensure that ___

all cars counted/billed correctly

____ is a special effect in which on video image is transformed into another image over the course of several frames

morphing

Which of the following is still performed by human drivers on a civis bus?

modifying bus trajectories

Which of the following is NOT true of computerized car analysis?

is more expensive than physical testing

Sabre was the first ___ system to be widely distributed

GDS

Smart cars maintain a safe driving interval between your car & other vehicles through a(n) ______ system

adaptive cruise control

Bartleby.com is an example of a ___

online encyclopedia

OnStar is an example of a(n) _____ system

call center telematics

Which of the following is not a benefit of simulations

they teach students to listen to lectures

Modern airplanes rely on ____ technology to control landing gear, spoilers, and other components of the planes

radar

___ is an example of presentation graphics software

microsoft power point

The US airspace is divided into ______ centers.

21

Which of the following communication tools does not need special software to send or receive mail

mailing lists

Which of the following is an advantage of synchronous distance learning?

instant feedback

____ involves providing direction to review specific content that will help you better understand a topic

remediation

Which of the following is not a malicious logic program?

zombie

A popular way to teach students basic programming is by allowing them to build simple programs in ______.

LOGO

A ___ virus disguised itself by hiding in fake code sections, which it inserts within working code in a file

stealth

______ software allows students to create presentations

multimedia-authoring

Which of the following file extensions is almost never used in normal email attachments

VBS

The _____ format for a presentation graphics software file includes images of two or more slides on pages

audience handouts

The term ___ refers to online or internet based illegal acts

cybercrime

A _____ is a real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer

video conferencing

___ is the number one nonviolent crime in the united states

identification theft

The successful use of integration of technology in the classroom relies on all the following EXCEPT ____.

integration of the factory model

The ___ permits federal prosecution of large scale willful copyright infringement even when the infringer does not act for commercial or personal financial gain

no electronic theft (net) act

What type of virus is often made part of application templates?

macro

The ___ specifies that in the United States, a digital signature has the same weight as a traditional signature written on paper

digital millennium act

A ____ is a destructive program disguised as a real application, such as a screen saver

Trojan horse

What is the purpose of the Six/Four software program. It teaches users how to:

It gives users in countries that monitor Internet access - Government does NOT monitor the internet and it supports human rights.

A _____ is a separate area of hard disk that holds an infected file until the infection can be removed

quarantine

Which of the following protections does the Copyright term extension Act provide?

making ISP's liable

____ occurs when someone steals personal or confidential information

information theft

Which of the following statements is true of cyberstalking?

Cyber stalkers typically locate their victims in chat rooms or bulletin boards/news groups

A hacker can use a ____ to scan all messages traveling on a network to look for passwords, credit card numbers, and other sensitive data.

packet-sniffer

___ magazine altered an image of OJ Simpson in 1994 to create a more sinister-looking shot

Time

Which of the following statements is NOT true of an ethical decision?

it is universal & applies to everyone in a society

A ___ occurs when the read/write head of a hard disk drive touches the platter that stores the data

head crash

U.S. courts are not yet settled in regards to the fair use of copyright material for _____.

format-shifting

The ___ states that advertising in any medium must be truthful & must not mislead customers

Federal Trade Commission Act

Web sites can use third-party cookies to record ___, which Is data about the web pages you visit and the links you click

click stream data

What is the primary objection of the courts towards legislation that limits the distribution of objectionable content?

The govt. has no right to limit free speech if less restrictive measures are available

The ___ outlaws unauthorized access to federal government computers and the transmission of harmful computer code such as viruses

computer fraud & abuse acts

How do news firms counter the ethical concerns over the mixing of advertising links with news stones in user's search results?

The results pages clearly distinguish the sponsored listings from the other search results

A(n) ___ is a device that contains surge protection circuits and one or more batteries that can provide power during a temporary or permanent loss of power

uninterruptible power supply

Who receives the largest percentage of the profits made from downloading music files?

online music provider

A ___ is a computer system or software simulating a computer system, which intentionally is set up with security holes designed to entice an intruder to hack a computer

honeypot

Online shopping Web sites generally use a ____ to keep track of items in your shopping cart

session cookie

The ___ protocol allows users to choose an encryption scheme for data that passes between a client and a server

secure HTTP

_____ is a packet sniffing program used by the FBI to keep an eye on the e-mail & Web activity of potential criminals

carnivore

Web sites are prohibited from collection personal information from children under the age of _____.

13

A(n) ____ backup copies only files that have changed since the last full backup

incremental

________ encryption uses both a private key & public key

asymmetric

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