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ITSC First Test

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You can change the name of a file using the_______ command on the file's shortcut menu.
rename
A(N)_________ file contains the instructions that tell a computer how to perform a specific task.
executable
All of the following are amount the most popular Web browsers, Except Google________.
Platinum
Modifying data is called_________.
Processing
________ are removable circuit boards that are inserted into slots on the motherboard to expand the capabilities of the motherboard.
Cards
The transmission protocol between a computer and its peripheral devices is handled by a ___________.
Driver
To select files that are not listed together, click one file, hold down the ________key, and then click the other file.
CTRL
When you work on your own computer, you should store files within the __________ folder.
Documents
Businesses use the WWW to ______________.
sell their products, communicate information to customers, advertise their products
Which of the following temporarily store data and programs while you are using them? (RAM, ROM, the hard drive, CPU Cache)
RAM
A computer on a network that acts as the central storage location for programs and data used on the network is a(n) ___________.
Server
Which of the follow is system software? (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Windows, MS Paint).
MS Windows
Which of the following acts as a locked door on a computer? (password, DNS server, spyware, firewall).
Firewall
A megabyte is __________.
About a million bytes
___________ software is used to store data when the data is not being used in memory.
Word processing
___________ is when the computer is turned on and the operating system is loading.
Booting
The main circuit board of the system units is called the _________.
Motherboard
___________ stores instructions waiting to be executed by the processor.
Memory
The top level of the file system is known as the _________ directory.
Root
A(n) _________ is a unique number that identifies the server or computer connected to the Internet.
IP Address
Bing is a product of ___________.
Microsoft
If clicking a button once, turns a feature on, and clicking a second time turns it back off, the button is said to be a(n) ________.
Toggle
The notation that indicates a file's location on your computer is called a(n) ___________.
File path
Another term for a compressed folder is a __________.
Zipped folder
The main part of a filename can have up to_________ characters.
255
Trojan horses, spyware, and worms are all forms of _________.
Malware
_____________ software allows user to create slides for use in a presentation.
Presentation graphics
In outlook you can use your contacts folder to keep track of the people and organizations with which you correspond electronically. True or False
True
If you have a ______account, then you already have a Windows Live ID, and a password.
Outlook
Windows Live _________ is a tool in Windows Live mail that allows you to schedule recurring events.
Calendar
_________ images are miniature pictures of all open tabs on a Web browser.
Thumbnail
_______ is similar to ROM except that it changes every time you add or remove hardware.
CMOS
If your computer has a 32-bit processor, the maximum amount of RAM it can use is _______.
4 GB
High-speed connections are often called ________ connections.
Broadband
The _____ is mounted on the motherboard and is responsible for executing instructions to process data.
CPU
The left pane in the Computer window is called the ________ pane.
Navigation
The files you create in Access are called a _______.
Database
When you start Windows Explorer, it displays, the contents of the default _______.
Libraries
A web slice name _______ on the Favorites bar when the related information changes.
Becomes bold
A ___ is what you call each 1 or 0 used in the representation of computer data.
Bit
Each computer that is part of a network must have a _________ installed.
network interface card (NIC)
A(n) _________ is a display that while showing you the output, allows you to touch it with your finger or a stylus to input commands.
Touchscreen
A(n) _________ is a place on a Web page that is programmed to connect to a particular file.
Gateway
A computer distinguishes one drive from another by assigning each drive a ________.
Letter
One popular metaphor for visualizing a file system is a tree trunk. True or False
False
The ________ bar displays your current folder as a series of locations separated by arrows.
Address
The path between the microprocessor, RAM, and peripherals is called the __________.
Data bus
A(n) ________ is a device that controls traffic between network components.
Router
Your computer needs _________ devices to accomplish input and output functions.
Peripheral
Most flat panel monitors use ________ technology.
LCD
A graphics display divides a monitor's screen into _________.
Pixels
The design and construction of the hardware of a particular computer is referred to as its __________________.
Architecture and configuration
When you have two or more programs running, you can click __________ on the task bar to switch from one program to another.
The program button
________ is an Internet Explorer feature that tries to anticipate what you will type based on previous entries.
AutoComplete
When more than one window is open, the __________ window appears on top of all other open windows.
Active
A(n) _________ is a confidential series of characters.
Password
_________ is space on Windows Liver servers where you can store up to 25 BG of files in public or private folders, or in folders that you make available to only people you specify.
SkyDrive
_______ computers are thin computers that do not have an external keyboard or mouse.
Slate
Microsoft Windows and the Mac OS are both referred to as _________ environments.
Operating
When considering a desktop, tablet, notebook and netbook computer, generally the ________ would be the most expensive.
Tablet