Exam 1

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_____ tools enable groups of people to connect and exchange ideas.
social media
People are motivated to use their free time for altruistic purposes for all of these reasons EXCEPT...
consumption, purpose, autonomy, or mastery
consumption
Mastery is defined as _____ .
feeling confident and excited about learning new skills
Using the Internet to get small donations from many people to start a business is called ____ .
crowdfunding
_____ solicits online input from consumers.
crowdsourcing
A popular Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service is _____ .
Skype
_____ provides the instructions that tell a computer what to do.
Software
All of the following are examples of being computer literate, EXCEPT...
knowing how to avoid hackers and viruses, knowing how to maintain and troubleshoot your computer, knowing how to use the web efficiently, or knowing only how to use your computer for e-mails
knowing only how to use your computer for e-mails
The process of searching huge amounts of date seeking a pattern is called data _____ .
mining
Which of the following software can best be used to help create digital art...
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, or Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator
The goal of _____ technology research is to provide solutions to physical and health-related problems.
biomedical
In medicine, 3D printing allows more stylish and less expensive designs for _____ .
prosthetic limbs
Analyzing computer systems to gather potential legal evidence is computer _____ .
forensics
Purpose is the simple understanding that you are working for something larger than yourself. True or False
True
Zipcar is an example of ownership. True or False
False
Ushahidi is a crisis-mapping tool that makes information instantly available to anyone in the world. True or False
True
A virus is electronic junk mail. True or False
False
Hardware refers to the programs that give instructions to the computer. True or False
False
The FDA has approved digestible microchips which contain sensors that transmit information about the patient to the doctor. True or False
True
Mastery of software programs, such as Adobe Illustrator and Corel Painter, is essential to creating digital art. True or False
True
Computers use _____ language consisting of 0s and 1s.
binary
Which is the smallest unit of measure...
Megabyte, Gigabyte, Petabyte, or Terabyte
Megabyte
An Apple iPad and a Microsoft Surface are examples of _____ computers.
tablet
_____ computers are special designed computer chips that reside inside other devices such as a car.
Embedded
A _____ is an input device that looks like a pen.
stylus
The number of pixels displayed on the screen is known as _____ .
screen resolution
Inkjet printers and laser printers are examples of _____ printers.
nonimpact
The _____ contains the central electrical components of the computer.
motherboard
_____ is the abbreviation for the place in the computer where the programs and data the computer is currently using are temporarily stored.
RAM
The area that holds all the startup instructions the computer needs to start is the _____ .
ROM
All of the following are examples of nonvolatile storage EXCEPT...
hard drive, DVD, RAM, or flash drive
RAM (is volatile)
All of the following are names for a flash drive EXCEPT _____ drive.
jump, USB, thumb, or hard
hard
Which of the following optical storage media has the greatest storage capacity...
DVD DL, DVD, CD, or BD
BD
A _____ is where a peripheral device can attach to a computer so that data can be exchanged between it and the operating system.
port
All of the following are ways to avoid injuries when working on a computer EXCEPT...
placing a monitor at least 12'' from the eyes, purchasing an adjustable chair, ensuring proper lights, or taking breaks
placing a monitor at least 12'' form the eyes
Information is data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion. True or False
True
The operating system provides the means for users to interact with a computer. True or False
True
An unidirectional microscope picks up sounds equally well from all directions. True or False
False
On a keyboard, Num Lock and Caps Lock are both toggle keys. True or False
True
The arithmetic logic unit (ALU) controls all of the functions preformed by the computer's other components and processes all the commands issued to it by software instructions. True or False
False
The concept of the Internet was developed by the U.S. Departments of Defense as a network that _____ .
would not be disrupted easily
The "fathers of the Internet" are Vinton Cerf and
Robert Kahn
The web is based on the _____ Protocol.
Hypertext Transfer
The unique identification number assigned to the computer when you connect to the Internet is known as all of the following EXCEPT...
dotted quad, path, dotted decimal, or IP address
path
_____ is a professional, business-oriented social networking site.
LinkedIn
All of the following are tips for professional e-mail etiquette EXCEPT..
be concise and to the point, use spell-checker and proofread before sending, use abbreviations such as u r and brb to keep the e-mail message shorter, or include a meaningful subject line
use abbreviations such as u r and brb to keep the e-mail message shorter
A _____ allow visitors to add, remove, or edit content
wiki
A _____ is a personal journal posted to the web.
blog
A _____ is usually a live broadcast of audio or video content
Webcast
_____ media are continuously fed to your browser so you do not have to wait for the entire file to completely download before listening to or watching it.
Streaming
A subset of e-commerce that uses social networks to assist in marketing and purchasing is knows as _____ commerce.
social
The "s" in "https" stand for _____ socket layer.
secure
Which of the following is NOT a feature of the most popular web browsers...
pinned tabs, session restore, tacked browsing, or thumbnail preview
tacked browsing
The unique address for a particular website is the _____ .
URL
In the URL hhts:www.microsoft.com/surface, the portion labeled "surface" is the _____ .
subdirectory
_____ is a top-level domain that identifies a degree-granting institution.
.edu
Which of the following is a feature of Live bookmarks...
enables you to pin your favorite website images, adds RSS technology to bookmarks, streams live television programs, or broadcasts webinars
Adds RSS technology to bookmarks
The Internet was developed to ensure faster delivery of communications such as mail. True or False
False
A universal chat client allows you to chat with users who use a different IM service than you use. True or False
True
When evaluating the relevance of a website, the date of publications is not important. True or False
False