Exam 2


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________ software helps run the computer coordinates instruction between other software and the hardware devices.
Using applications on smartphones and tablets to buy and sell products is known as ________ commerce.
Apache OpenOffice is an example of a(n) ________ productivity suite.
open source
Which is true about web-based application software?
It is stored completely on a web server instead of your hard drive.
All of the following are examples of software suites EXCEPT ________.
a) Apache OpenOffice
b) Microsoft OneNote
c) Apple iWork
d) Microsoft Office 2016
Microsoft OneNote
________ software is used to perform calculations and numerical analyses.
When using a spreadsheet, SUM in the expression =SUM(B10:B16), is called a(n) ________.
All of the following are tips for a great presentation EXCEPT ________.
a) use images to convey a thought or illustrate a point
b) use a variety of animations on most slides to keep your audience's attention
c) limit bullet points per slide to 4-6
d) keep the font size large enough to be read from the back of the room
use a variety of animations on most slides to keep your audience's attention
In databases, a data category is called a ________.
All of the following are examples of database software EXCEPT ________.
a) OneNote
b) MySQL
c) Microsoft Access
d) Oracle
QuarkXPress is an example of ________ software.
desktop publishing
QuickBooks is an example of ________ software.
Dreamweaver is an example of ________ software.
web authoring
All of the following are types of multimedia and entertainment software EXCEPT ________.
a) digital audio software
b) productivity software
c) digital video software
d) drawing software
productivity software
Software designed specifically for managing real estate is an example of ________ software.
vertical market
Multimedia software includes all of the following EXCEPT ________.
a) animation software
b) utility software
c) audio-editing software
d) image-editing software
utility software
To remove red eye from a digital image, you would use software such as ________.
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Blackboard is an example of ________ software.
course mangement
A(n) ________ software installation enables you to decide which features you want to install on the hard drive.
Unwanted or unneeded software included by manufacturers on new computers is called ________.
The two major types of system software programs are utility programs and the ________.
operating system
OS X is the operating system developed by ________.
Which of the following capabilities of UNIX is FALSE?
a) It is a network OS.
b) It is only for super computers.
c) It is multiuser.
d) It is multitasking.
It is only for super computers.
Which of the following operating systems are used on most tablets?
Android and iOS
Which of the following is a proprietary OS for desktop and laptop computers?
The Mac OS was the first commercially available OS to incorporate ________.
point and click technology
Using hard disk space to temporarily store data or instructions from RAM is referred to as the ________.
virtual memory
Which of the following is the first step in the boot process?
The BIOS is activated by turning on the computer.
All of the following are terms related to part of the boot process EXCEPT ________.
a) RAM
b) ROM
d) USB
C: denotes a(n) ________ directory that is at the top of the filing structure of a computer.
All of the following can be used in an OS X file name EXCEPT ________.
a) %
b) #
c) :
d) $
The location of a file is specified by its ________.
file path
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\protocol is an example of a file ________.
Which of the following is the name of a Microsoft Excel file?
Deleted files on a Mac computer are moved to the ________.
Which of the following Windows utility programs arranges pieces of files on your hard drive to allow for faster access?
Disk Defragmenter
Which of the following is NOT a Windows utility program?
a) Desktop
b) Disk Defragmenter
c) System Restore
d) Disk Cleanup
Which utility temporarily removes redundancies in a file to reduce the file size?
File Compression
You can use the Windows ________ to check on a nonresponsive program.
Task Manager
The ________ utility automatically creates duplicates of your libraries, desktops, contacts and favorites to another storage location.
File History
The rule of thumb that predicts that the number of transistors on a CPU will double every 2 years is called ________ Law.
Which of the following is the lightest computer?
The processor market for desktop and laptop computers is dominated by ________.
Which of the following activities is carried out by the ALU?
Performs arithmetic calculations
All of the following are part of the machine cycle EXCEPT ________.
a) encode
b) fetch
c) store
d) execute
The CPU consists of which two parts?
The control unit and the arithmetic logic unit
Running the CPU at a faster speed than the manufacturer recommends is called ________.
________ provides high-speed information processing by enabling a new set of instructions to start before the previous set is finished.
RAM is an example of ________ storage.
In most current systems, ________ is the type of RAM used.
When referring to hard drives, access time is measured in ________.
A ________ uses electronic memory and has no motors or moving parts.
solid-state drive
How do optical discs store data?
A laser burns tiny pits onto a platter.
The ________ has the largest capacity of any storage device.
mechanical hard drive
To speed up the display of graphics, a(n) ________ is installed on some video cards.
How many channels are in a Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound System?
Running the Disk Cleanup utility is a quick way to ________.
clear out your unnecessary files
To remove all the changes made to your system, the Windows ________ utility returns your computer to the state it was in when it came from the factory.
Which statement pertaining to system reliability is FALSE?
a) Having the latest version of software products can make your system more reliable.
b) You can clean out unnecessary programs from your Startup folder.
c) When you defrag your hard drive, it works more efficiently.
d) An accumulation of temporary Internet files has no effect on your computer's overall performance.
An accumulation of temporary Internet files has no effect on your computer's overall performance.
To securely erase data, the U.S. Department of Defense suggests that data be ________.
overwritten multiple times