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midterm 2 cs 1011

computer concepts 2011 textbook
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sound card
A ______ is a device that contains a variety of input and output jacks, plus audio-processing circuitry.
buddies
For instant messaging, ____ are the people in a participant's list who are currently online.
downstream speed
The rate of data arriving at your computer from your network connection is your connection's ______.
video capture
The process of converting analog video signals into a digital format is referred to as ______.
data type
The _____ determines what field values are allowed and what other properties the field will have in an Access database.
ranges
In Excel, like cell _____, a worksheet group can contain adjacent or nonadjacent sheets
!
When you reference a cell or range in a different Excel worksheet, the ___ separates the sheet reference from the cell reference
crawler
Some search engines use a program called a Web _____ that combs the Web to gather data that is representative of the contents of Web pages.
B2C
when you purchase a textbook online from a site like www.amazon.com you are participating in e-commerce
query
A _____ is a question you ask about data stored in an access database.
Radio Frequency
Most wireless networks transport data as _____ signals.
combination chart
In Excel, a chart that combines two or more chart types into a single graph is called a ________.
translation
The process your router uses to keep track of packets and their corresponding private or public IP addresses is called network address _______.
backbone
A network of high-capacity communication links is called the Internet ________.
dial-up
A fixed Internet connection that uses a voice band modem and telephone line to transport data is called a(n) ________ connection.
authoring
Web _______ software provides tools specifically designed to enter and format Web page text, graphics, and links.
protocol
In the context of networks, the communications________ refers to the set of rules for efficiently transmitting data from one network node to another.
sampling
_________ refers to the number of times per second that a sound is measured during the recording process.
field value
The content of a field in an Access database is called the _______.
shopping cart
A _________ is a cyberspace version of the metal cart you wheel around a store and fill up with merchandise.
LAN
_____ jacking is when hackers cruise through a business district or neighborhood with a WI-FI enabled notebook computer to intercept signals.
topology
The arrangement of devices in a network is referred to as its _______.
spam
The popular term for unwanted electronic junk mail about medical products, low-cost loans, and fake software upgrades that arrives in your online mailbox is _____.
node
Each device that is connected to a network is referred to as a(n) _________.
function
In Excel, a(n) ___ is a named operation that returns a value.
rendering
In a 3-D graphic, the process of covering a wireframe with surface color and texture and then creating a still image from it is called ______.
reference
in Excel, a 3-D cell ______ specifies not only the rows and columns of a cell range, but also the range of worksheet names that the cells appear on.
primary
In an Access database, a foreign key is a field in one table that is also defined as a(n) _______ in a different table.
relative
In Excel, some cell references are called ________ references because they are always interpreted in relation to the location of the cell containing the formula.
pixels
A bitmap graphic is divided into a grid of individually colored ________.
circut switching
The telephone network uses a technology called ___, which establishes a dedicated, private link between telephones for the duration of the call.
bitmap
a ____ graphic is cmoposed of a grid of dots
routable
A _______ IP address is one which can be acessed by packets on the internet
vector
A _____ graphic consists of a set of instructions for re-creating a picture.
domain name server
Every domain name corresponds to a unique IP address that has been entered into a ___________.
vacuum tube
An electronic device that controls the flow of electrons in a vacuum.
transistors
Regulate current or voltage flow and act as a switch for electronic signals.
microprocessor
Fourth generation computers were different because they had a_________.