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Chapter 3 PIT review
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Which of the following best describes the function of a computer operating system?
It manages the computer's resources establishes a user instance, and provides services for applications software
Which of the following best describes a digital system compromised of on and off switches used by computers?
On is 1 and off is 0
What is the correct binary code representation for 8 in the decimal system?
Which of the following is the full meaning of the acronym ASCII?
American Standard Code for Information interchange
ASCII characters can be represented in which of the following codes?
Which of the following operating systems is MOST widely used in the world today?
Which of the following OS offer open source code and free usage?
UNIX and LINUX
The ease of access options area is found in which window of the windows of the Windows OS?
Which action should the computer user take to safely and totally shut down the computer without losing changes recently made to any open files?
save each file and close each window before using the shutdown button
Which is true of a software end user license agreement
The EULA is a contract that specifies how many times the software may be installed on how many machines
Which of the following is true concerning open source software?
OSS has no licensing restrictions
which of the following describes software that can be installed, used on a trial basis, and purchased at a later date for continued use?
Where can a user of Windows find the version of software loaded on the computer?
Via the control panel
Which of the following is NOT an example of a suite of productivity software?
Which file format would be MOST likely be used while placing a photograph in a research paper?
MP3 files are designed to efficiently record which type of input?
Which type of program helps the user manage and optimize the computer's performance?
System utility program
Eight bits equal how many bytes?
Which of the following is NOT a way to launch an application in Windows
Right-click on the task bar, scroll through the list of applications in the shortcut menu, and click the application
which of the following is an action that may be allowed or prevented by the settings in a user account.?
which of the following best describes software as a service?
Software-delivery method that provides remote access to functions as a web-based service
which of the following is not a common way to obtain an app?
purchase it from a big-box store
Which of the following would be considered a disadvantage of apps?
Distraction and wasting time
A computer OS is a group of computer programs that coordinate all activities among computer hardware devices
the Microsoft windows program can convert between number systems, accessed via the digitize button
bytecode is a computer object code that is processed by a program rather than by the real computer machine
the operating system functions between the hardware and the software, providing communication between them and facilitating execution of software programs
if a document extension is not associated with a specific program, windows will ask the user to select a program to use to open the program when the file is double clicked
the alt+tab key combination is used to shut down one program and provide a menu of the programs the user may wish to open
all digital photographs and scanned images are raster images, which are compromised of dots or pixels
software updates, which are sometimes called patches or service packs are used to install new programs
it is okay to turn off the computer while software patches and services packs are being installed because the download and installation will automatically restart the next time the computer is turned on
apps may be useful, but may also be distractions that waste time
a software program as a ___________ converts the programmer's code into code that the CPU can understand
the decimal number of 119 converts to ________ in binary code
the binary number 0101 0001 converts to ______________ in hexadecimal
a device _________ is a software program that controls a particular type of device attached to a computer
_____________ is the three letter acronym used to describe the method of interfacing between the user and machine via graphics
windows _______ is virtual work space for the operating system where programs icons and document files can be placed for easy access
_______ is a combination of keys that, when hit simultaneously in windows, will take the user to a screen view that allows the user to lock the computer
Ctrl + ALt + Dlte
Coordinated universal time, which is abbreviated as _____, is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time
while using windows, you find the current list of drivers for peripheral devices in the ______________________ in the control panel
____________________ is the type of software that offers complex features for setting up text boxes, manipulating artwork, and creating newsletters, brochures, and even entire books.
a computer user most likely relies on a(an) ____________________ program rather than a database program to record numerical grades and calculate averages for a class of 20 students who have taken three tests and five quizzes.
In addition to Microsoft word and Excel, the Microsoft office suite includes a presentation program known as ________________________________
Raster images become pixelated when enlarged but _____________ images can be infinitely scaled up or down without loss of clarity.
__________ is the process of reloading a software program, usually in the same location as the existing installation
the part of the name file that follows the dot is called the file _______________, which identifies the file format
a small file that helps the OS communicate with peripheral devices is known as ______________________
a (An) __________ allows IT administrators to change permissions and configurations for all user accounts within a group of devices
the three power states, or power plans, for windows operating system are ________________ balanced, and high performances
_______________ or closed software is owned by the creator and cannot be sold, copied, or modified by the user without the permission from the creator
developers use software ____________ to keep track of changes made to the software and when the changes were made
________________ is a software delivery method that provides remote access to functions as web based service.
Software as of service
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