CIT 105 ch 4,5,6


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____________ Software helps run the computer and coordinates instructions between other software and the hardware devices
Software as a service
____________ applications are software in which the vendor hosts the software online over the internet and you do not install the software on your computer
Using applications on smartphones and tablets to buy and sell products is known as ______ commerce
Image editing
Which of the following is NOT an example of a general productivity software application?
Open source
Apache openoffice is an example of a(n) _______ productivity suite
it is stored completely on a web based application server instead of your hard drive
Which is true about web based application software?
Apache openoffice, apple iWork, microsoft office 2016
Examples of software suites
word processing
The appropriate software use for creating research papers is ________ software
________ software is sed to perform calculations and numerical analyses
when using a spreadsheet, SUM in the expression =SUM(B10:B16), is called a
The intersection of a row and column in a spreadsheet program is known as a
use a variety of animations on most slides to keep your audiences attention
NOT a good tip for a great presentation
in databases, a category is called a _______
when using a spreadsheet, the expression =D8-D17 is called a __________
MySQL, Microsoft Access, Oracle. NOT OneNote
All of the following are examples or database software EXCEPT
personal information manager
_______ software helps you manage e-mail, contacts, calendars, and tasks in the same application
desktop tublishing
QuarkXPress is and example of _________ software
QuickBooks is an example of ________ software
web authoring
dreamweaver is an example of _______ software
enterprise resource planning
software that manages "back office" functions such as billing, production, inventory management, and human resources management is called ______ software.
drawing software, digital video, digital audio software. NOT productivity software
All of the following are types of multimedia and entertainment software EXCEPT:
architects to create virtual models
computer-aided design software is used by
vertical market
software designed specifically for managing real estate is an example of _______ software
image-editing software, animation software, audio-editing software. NOT utility software
multimedia software includes all of the following EXCEPT
adobe photoshop elements
to remove red eye from an image, you could use
most common audio compression format
course management
blackboard is an example of __________ software
A ______ software installation installs all the most commonly used files to your computers hard drive
A _______ software installation enables you to decide which features you wan to install on the hard drive
unwanted or unneeded software included by manufacturers on new computers is called
operating system
two major types of system software programs are utility programs and the ______
user interface
_________ of the operation system enables users to communicate with the computer system
OS X is the operating system developed by
OS X, windows 10, linux. NOT MS-DOS
All of the following are examples of network operating systems EXCEPT
it is only for super computers
Which of the following capabilities of UNIX is FALSE?
most supercomputers use the ______ operating system
Android and iOS
which operating systems are used most on tablets?
Google and Apple
most smartphones use operating systems developed by
a proprietary OS for desktop and laptop computers?
windows 10 uses a(n) _____ account for easy access and storage of online files
point and click technology
Mac OS was the first commercially available OS to incorporate _________
menu-driven, GUI, command driven. NOT application programming interface (API)
Which of the following is not a user interface
virtual memory
Using hard disk space to temporarily store data or instructions from RAM is referred to as the ________
device driver
each device attached to your computer has a special program called a(n) ________ that enables the device and operating system to communicate with each other
The BIOS is activated by turning on the computer
First step in the boot process
The basic input/output system (BIOS) is stored on a _______ chip
All of the following are terms related to part of the boot process EXCEPT __________
In the late 1980's, computer specialist were concerned that proprietary software had too many ________, so they started working on open source projects
C: denotes a directory that is at the top of the filing structure of a computer
when using windows file explorer, which view provides the most information at a glance?
#, $, % NOT :
All of the following can be used in an OS X file name EXCEPT
file path
The location of file is specified by its _________
C:\\windows\system32\drivers\etc\protocol is an example of a file
Name of a microsoft excel file?
deleted files on a Mac computer are moved to the
disk defragmenter
windows utility program that arranges pieces if files on your hard drive to allow for faster access
NOT desktop
Not a windows utility program
file compression
which utility temporarily removes redundancies in a file to reduce the file size?
task manager
you can use the windows ______ to check on a non-responsive program
file history
The ________ utility automatically creates duplicated of your libraries, desktops, contacts, and favorites to another storage location
the rule of thumb that predicts the number of transistors on a CPU will double every 2 years is called ________ Law.
The lightest computer
The processor market for desktop and laptop computers is dominated by _______
NOT: speed of the motherboard
Which of the following does NOT determine processor power
performs arithmetic calculations
which of the following activities is carried out by the ALU?
fetch, execute, store NOT: encode
all of the following are part of the machine cycle EXCEPT
the control unity and the arithmetic logic unit
The CPU consist of which two parts?
the control unit is one component of the _______
running the CPU at a faster speed than the manufacturer recommends is called __________.
there are _______ levels of cache memory in the intel i7 processor
_______ provides high-speed information processing by enabling a new set of instructions to start before the previous set is finished
inside the CPU, itself
some of the cache memory of a CPU is ______
A laser burns tiny pits onto a platter
how do optical discs store data
NOT random access memory
which of the following is NOT a permanent storage option?
mechanical hard drive
the ______ has the largest capacity go storage of any device
which of the following ports is NOT used to connect to a video card?
to speed up the display of graphics, a ________ is installed on some video cards
sound card
a ______ enables the computer to drive the speaker system
how many channels are in dolby 7.1 surround sound system
make the hard drive work more efficiently
running the disk defragmenter utility will _______
clear out unnecessary files
running the disk cleanup utility is a quick way to _________
to remove all the changes made into you system, the windows _______ utility returns your computer to the state it was in when it came from the factory
FALSE: an accumulation of temporary internet files has no effect on your computers overall performance
which statement pertaining to system reliability is FALSE
overwritten multiple times
to securely erase data, the US department of defense suggest that data be
RAM is ________ storage
The amount of RAM storage is measured in
in most current systems, ______ is the type of RAM used
windows uses a memory-management technique known as ______ to monitor which applications you use the most frequently
when referring to hard drive, access time is measured in
solid-state drive
a ________ uses electronic memory and has no motors or moving parts