CGS 2100 Pre-Quiz Questions
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allows one to make calculations and perform numerical tasks.
Which of the following is used to reduce the file size of a file or folder?
The websites ebay.com, etsy.com, and craigslist.com can be all characterized as
consumer-to-consumer e-commerce sites.
______ are formal, written standards, enforced by agents of a government.
Network-attached storage (NAS) devices
allow one to create and use centralized data storage and access via a network.
Dynamic random access memory (RAM) is considered volatile storage.
Which of the following is not one of the Computer Ethics Institute's "Ethical Computing Guidelines":
the ends justify the means
______ have no moving parts, and so are more power efficient and more silent choices for data storage.
Unlike Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems don't require (or even care about) which of the following?
Which of the following extensions indicate file formats that can be usefully edited by Microsoft's Word 2016 program?
A real-time operating system (RTOS)
makes guarantees about response times for specific computer tasks.
Which of these are common ways to read email?
Web-based email, such as Gmail.
Email clients, such as Microsoft Outlook.
Display screens are grids made up of millions of tiny
dots, called "pixels".
a financial search engine for stocks.
The AMD Pro SSG
is a video card that has massive amounts of memory, and is designed to meet the needs of movie studio render farms.
The Pascalene calculator
was a mechanical device that used revolutions of gears to count by tens, and could be used to add and subtract.
an example of a crowdfunding website.
Which operating system was specifically developed for the IBM PC?
Which of the following would be an unlikely component of a cell telephone?
An RS232 connector.
A LAN is
a local area network, one in which the nodes are located in a small geographical area.
_______ is a fully digital telephone service that allows calls to be transmitted over the Internet rather than over traditional telephone lines.
The ABC (Atanasoff-Berry Computer) was
the first computing device to use the binary system and also the first to use vacuum tube technology.
RAID 0 is
a technique for treating two or more physical drives as a single logical one by interleaving data among the drives without any redundancy.
_______ printers work by spraying tiny drops of ink onto paper.
An operating system can
manage peripherals, such as printers
provide a user interface