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Chapter 4 : Application Software : Questions

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(True/False) A software suite is a group of software programs that have been bundled as a package
FALSE
(True/False) Database applications use tables to group related records together
TRUE
(True/False) Database applications, such as Oracle, Corel Paradox, and Microsoft Access, are basically complex electronic filing systems.
TRUE
(True/False) Excel and Lotus 123 are examples of spreadsheet software
TRUE
(True/False) Game ratings are established by the Entertainment Software Rating Board to help users choose games appropriately by content.
TRUE
(True/False) In presentation software, a template is a feature that adds different effects, such as moving from one slide to the next during a presentation
FALSE
(True/False) Integrated software applications and software suites are essentially the same things
FALSE
(True/False) Integrated software applications are good substitutes for the full suite of applications they replace because they include many of the complex features of the individual productivity software
TRUE
(True/False) Macros are small programs that group a series of commands to run as a single command
TRUE
(True/False) Many spreadsheets have the ability to sort, filter, and group data
TRUE
(True/False) Many word-processing software packages have themes of coordinated colors and styles that you can use throughout your document
TRUE
(True/False) Microsoft Word is often used by professionals for complex desktop publishing tasks such as textbook layouts
FALSE
(True/False) Most spreadsheet applications allow you to create a variety of charts.
TRUE
(True/False) MP3 is a type of video compression
FALSE
(True/False) MP3 is an audio-compression format that increases the quality of the sound but produces the disadvantage of using more storage capacity to accommodate it.
FALSE
(True/False) Presentation software such as PowerPoint is used to create general documents
FALSE
(True/False) Software applications that you buy don't belong to you-you're actually purchasing a license that gives you the right to use the software for your own purposes as the only user of that copy.
FALSE
(True/False) Software applications that you buy don't belong to you-you're actually purchasing a license that gives you the right to use the software for your own purposes as the only user of that copy.
TRUE
(True/False) Speech Recognition Software is now 100% accurate
FALSE
(True/False) The primary benefit of spreadsheet software is its ability to recalculate functions and formulas in the spreadsheet automatically when values for inputs change.
TRUE
(True/False) There are no real risks associated with installing or downloading beta versions from the Internet.
FALSE
(True/False) To delete or uninstall a program, select the icon on the desktop and delete it
FALSE
(True/False) Virtual reality software is a form of 3D modeling that engineers use to create automated designs, technical drawings, and model visualizations.
TRUE
(True/False) Virtual reality software is used only in video games
FALSE
(True/False) WebMD.com is an example of an online productivity software package
FALSE
(True/False) Windows Vista is considered to be an operating system software
TRUE
(True/False) Wizards are step-by-step guides for performing complicated tasks in application software
FALSE
(True/False) Word-Processing software allows you to easily change the appearance and organization of your documents
TRUE
_____, the word-processing program in the OpenOffice Suite, has many of the same tools you are used to seeing in Microsoft Word.
Writer
A form of 3-D modeling used by engineers to create automated designs, technical drawings, and model visualizations
Computer-Aided Design
Agreement between you, the user, and the software developer
Software License
Answers to the most common questions found on Web sites
FAQs
Apple, QuickTime, and Microsoft Media Player are examples of _____ software.
Digital Video Editing
Documentation for a product built directly into the software so that you don't need to keep track of bulky manuals
Integrated Help
File format that assists with document sharing
PDF
File that includes specific page-layout designs, special formatting and styles relevant to that particular document, and automated tasks (macros)
Template
Forms that provide the basic structure for a particular kind of document are known as _____.
Templates
Free downloadable word-processing application
Writer
Free version of software still under development
Beta
In a database, a data category such as "First Name" is called a _____.
Field
Microsoft Office and Corel WordPerfect Office are examples of _____.
Software Suites
Numbers appearing after software names denotes _____.
Program Version
Placement of copies of an application onto more than one computer when the license agreement does not permit this
Software Piracy
Preprogrammed formulas used in spreadsheet software are called _____.
Functions
Productivity software is software that helps perform various tasks generally required in home, school, and business?
TRUE
Program custom developed to address the specific needs of a particular company
Propriety Software
Program in the operating system that helps manage system resources
Utility Program
Programs that let you create or edit two-dimensional, line-based drawings
Drawing Software
Programs that provide street maps and written directions to locations nationwide
Mapping Programs
Programs that turn artificial environments into a realistic experience
Virtual Reality Programs
Small programs that group a series of commands to run as a single command are called _____.
Macros
Software companies are trying to eliminate bulky manuals by incorporating _____ into their applications?
Integrated Help
Software designed for a specific industry
Vertical Market Software
Software installation that allows you to decide which features you would like to install on the hard drive.
Custom
Software that allows you to experience or control the software as if it were the actual software or an actual event
Simulation Software
Software that enables you to perform various tasks generally required in home, school, and business
Productivity Software
Software that is distributed for free with certain conditions is called _____.
Shareware
Software that lets you create letters, budgets, and graphics
Application Software
Software that lets you incorporate and arrange graphics and text in your documents in creative ways
Desktop Publishing Software
Software that runs the computer and coordinates instructions between application software and hardware devices
System Software
Software used to accomplish tasks such as writing letters, editing photos, and taking online courses
Application Software
Software used to create and edit documents
Word-Processing Software
Software used to manage calendars and to-do lists
PIM
Spreadsheet software for use with calculations
Excel
Step-by-step guide that walks you through the necessary steps to complete a complicated task
Wizard
System software does all the following except __________.
"Help run the computer"
"Coordinate instructions between application software and the computer's hardware devices"
"Help manage system resources"
"Add graphics and pictures to files"
Add graphics and pictures to files
The primary benefit of a spreadsheet program is _____.
Automatic Recalculation
When available, the best way to remove an unwanted software application is to __________.
Use the application's uninstall program
Which Microsoft Office software has the purpose of managing large projects?
Managing Large Projects
Which of the following is a low-cost alternative to the big three software suites?
OpenOffice
Which of the following is a valid example of an Excel formula?
"=D2xE2"
"C5+D2"
"=C5+D2*4"
"AutoSum"
=C5+D2*4
Which of the following is an example of an integrated software application?
"Microsoft Works"
"Corel Central"
"Microsoft Office"
"Lotus 123"
Microsoft Works
Which of the following is an example of PIM software?
"Microsoft Access"
"Lotus Freelance"
"Corel QuattroPro"
"Microsoft Outlook"
Microsoft Outlook
Which of the following is not a course management program?
"BlackBoard"
"ESRB"
"Moodle"
"WebCT"
ESRB
Which of the following is the smallest unit that distinguishes one word from another in speech-recognition software?
"Database Software"
"Presentation Software"
"System Software"
"Word Processing Software"
Phoneme
Which software type is not considered productivity software?
System Software
Which type of software features slide layouts, design templates, and animation effects?
Presentation Software
Which type of software features tables, records, and fields for data organization?
Database Software
Which type of software helps automate everyday management tasks and electronically replaces items such as an address book, to-do lists, and calendars?
Personal Information Manager Software
Which type of software uses cells, rows, and columns to input data?
Spreadsheet Software