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2017-3 - Theory  Ch.1-5, Windows, and Lecture

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The ____ is a worldwide collection of networks that links millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals.
a.
Internet
c.
Web
b.
microblog
d.
NSFNet
 

 2. 

People around the world use the Internet to ____.
a.
communicate with and meet other people
b.
shop for goods and services
c.
access sources of information and leisure
d.
all of the above
 

 3. 

Computer ____ entails having the knowledge and understanding of computers and their uses.
a.
literacy
c.
legitimacy
b.
intimacy
d.
infancy
 

 4. 

The Web contains ____ of documents called Web pages.
a.
thousands
c.
billions
b.
millions
d.
trillions
 

 5. 

A(n) ____ device is any hardware component that allows you to enter data and instructions into a computer.
a.
output
c.
input
b.
communications
d.
terminal
 

 6. 

Nearly every item on the Windows 10 desktop is considered a(n) _____.
a.
button
c.
menu
b.
object
d.
command
 

 7. 

A(n) ____ flash drive is a flash memory device that plugs onto a small rectangular port on a computer or portable device.
a.
peripheral
c.
embedded
b.
fixed
d.
USB
 

 8. 

What is the most popular type of flat panel monitor?
a.
LED
c.
Plasma
b.
LCD
d.
OLED
 

 9. 

An e-mail ____ is a combination of user name and domain name that identifies a user so he or she can receive Internet e-mail.
a.
link
c.
reference
b.
address
d.
user clause
 

 10. 

____ is a small image displayed on the screen that represents a program, a document, or some other object that is usually found on the desktop as an example.
a.
menu
c.
pointer
b.
button
d.
icon
 

 11. 

When a computer connects to a network, the computer is ____.
a.
linked
c.
resourced
b.
inline
d.
online
 

 12. 

A(n) ____ is a collection of computers and devices connected together, as shown in the accompanying figure, via communications devices and transmission media.
a.
client base
c.
network
b.
baseline
d.
server farm
 

 13. 

You interact with a program through its ____, which controls how you enter data and instructions and how information is displayed on the screen.
a.
operating system
c.
user interface
b.
storage
d.
icon
 

 14. 

When computer users ____ a document, the computer transfers the document from memory to a storage medium.
a.
save
c.
format
b.
edit
d.
print
 

 15. 

____ is the process of setting up the software to work with the computer, printer, and other hardware components.
a.
Running
c.
Loading
b.
Installing
d.
Leading
 

 16. 

The ____ consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents.
a.
blogworld
c.
Internet
b.
Web
d.
both B and C
 

 17. 

A Web site is ____.
a.
a collection of related Web pages
b.
the location from which a Web page originates
c.
the source of a Web page
d.
an author of a Web page
 

 18. 

A(n) ____ is anyone who communicates with a computer or utilizes the information it generates.
a.
user
c.
manager
b.
editor
d.
programmer
 

 19. 

Examples of mobile technology include all of the following EXCEPT ____.
a.
digital cameras
c.
smart phones
b.
portable media players
d.
servers
 

 20. 

When a file is deleted from a removable media, _____.
a.
the file is deleted forever
b.
the file is stored on the hard drive but is inaccessible
c.
the file is stored in the Recycle Bin where you can recover it until you empty the Recycle Bin
d.
all of the above
 

 21. 

A(n) ____, such as a keyboard or printer, is a device that connects to the system unit and is controlled by the processor in the computer.
a.
graphics unit
c.
peripheral
b.
output system
d.
video card
 

 22. 

The top of a window has a(n) ____, which is a horizontal space that contains the window’s name.
a.
view bar
c.
frame name
b.
title bar
d.
dialog box
 

 23. 

When computer users ____ a document, the computer sends a copy of the document to a medium such as paper.
a.
create
c.
format
b.
print
d.
edit
 

 24. 

____ is a technology that provides high-speed Internet connection using regular copper telephone lines.
a.
DSL
c.
CMOS
b.
ISP
d.
OSP
 

 25. 

A(n) ____ is application software that allows users to access and view Web pages.
a.
reader
c.
host
b.
browser
d.
server
 

 26. 

____ is a collection of electronic drawings, photos, and other images that can be inserted into documents.
a.
Clip art
c.
Glossaries
b.
Graphics checkers
d.
Image repositories
 

 27. 

A(n) ____ is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.
a.
input device
c.
output device
b.
computer
d.
both a and c
 

 28. 

____ is the transmission of messages and files via a computer network.
a.
E-mail
c.
FTP
b.
DSL
d.
C2C
 

 29. 

A(n) ____ device is any hardware component that conveys information to one or more people.
a.
input
c.
terminal
b.
communications
d.
output
 

 30. 

With a(n) ____, users interact with the software using text, graphics, and visual images such as icons.
a.
GUI
c.
HUI
b.
DUI
d.
BUI
 

 31. 

A widely used communications device is a ____.
a.
modem
c.
USB flash drive
b.
CD drive
d.
DVD drive
 

 32. 

If you decide you need a better name to identify a file, you can _____ the file.
a.
copy
c.
move
b.
rename
d.
delete
 

 33. 

Items that are placed in the Recycle Bin on the computer desktop _____.
a.
are gone forever
b.
are removed when the computer is turned off
c.
can be recovered unless you empty the Recycle Bin
d.
cannot be recovered again
 

 34. 

____ consist(s) of a series of instructions that tells the computer what to do and how to do it.
a.
GUIs
c.
Sharing communities
b.
Storage utilities
d.
Software
 

 35. 

____ is the process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow, which allows users to access and use a file while it is transmitting.
a.
Casting
c.
Surfing
b.
Streaming
d.
Flowing
 

 36. 

Each electronic document on the Web is called a Web ____, which can contain text, graphics, audio (sound), and video.
a.
page
c.
reader
b.
net
d.
host
 

 37. 

_____ means you move the mouse across a flat surface until the mouse pointer rests on the item of choice.
a.
Click
c.
Drag
b.
Right-click
d.
Point
 

 38. 

A computer contains many electric, electronic, and mechanical components known as ____.
a.
software
c.
output
b.
input devices
d.
hardware
 

 39. 

The components of a domain name are separated by ____.
a.
spaces
c.
commas
b.
apostrophes
d.
periods
 

 40. 

A file is ____.
a.
an on-screen work area that has a graphical user interface
b.
a named collection of stored data, instructions, or information
c.
an instruction that causes a program to perform a specific action
d.
a horizontal space that contains a window’s title
 

 41. 

____ conveys meaning and is useful to people.
a.
Data
c.
Input
b.
Information
d.
Output
 

 42. 

The ____ is a worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals.
a.
Web
c.
Newsnet
b.
Net
d.
Internet
 

 43. 

All of the following are advantages of using computers EXCEPT ____.
a.
speed
c.
communications
b.
impact on labor force
d.
consistency
 

 44. 

The ____ of the document window usually displays a document’s file name.
a.
command box
c.
title bar
b.
shortcut menu
d.
submenu
 

 45. 

____ conveys meaning and is useful to one or more people.
a.
Information
c.
Software
b.
Data
d.
Hardware
 

 46. 

____ is a collection of unprocessed items, which can include text, numbers, images, audio, and video.
a.
Data
c.
Information
b.
Output
d.
Input
 

 47. 

A ____ is a program that finds Web sites and Web pages.
a.
microbrowser
c.
web finder
b.
location utility
d.
search engine
 

 48. 

A(n) ____ is a computer program that can damage files and the operating system.
a.
deadly link
c.
aggregate
b.
virus
d.
threat
 

 49. 

Today, ____ is a primary communications method for both personal and business use.
a.
e-commerce
c.
chat room
b.
FTP
d.
e-mail
 

 50. 

A Web ____ is a collection of related Web pages and associated items, such as documents and pictures, stored on a Web server.
a.
site
c.
host
b.
reader
d.
app
 

Multiple Response
Identify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
 
 
Modified Multiple Choice
 

 51. 

Most computers are digital and recognize a(n) ____ state.
 a.
on
 c.
off
 b.
enhanced
 d.
ASII
 

 52. 

E-mail messages can include a(n) ____ as an attachment.
 a.
browser
 c.
graphic
 b.
audio clip
 d.
video clip
 

 53. 

Which of the following are peripherals?
 a.
CPUs
 c.
modems
 b.
keyboards
 d.
scanners
 

 54. 

A Web address can include ____.
 a.
the path to a location on a Web page
 c.
the path to a specific Web page
 b.
a protocol
 d.
a domain name
 
 
Modified Multiple Choice
 

 55. 

Through the user interface, you are able to _____.
 a.
communicate with the computer
 c.
request information from the computer
 b.
control the computer
 d.
make selections on the computer
 

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 56. 

A computer’s user interface controls how data and instructions are entered and how information displays on the screen.
 

 57. 

Computers are a primary means of communications for billions of people.
 

 58. 

Some computers use more than one processor chip.
 

 59. 

The world’s largest computer network is the Web.
 

 60. 

Some portable devices, such as digital cameras, use memory cards as the storage media.
 

 61. 

A printer displays text, graphics, and videos on a screen.
 

 62. 

The more RAM a computer has, the faster the computer will respond.
 

 63. 

When the computer’s power is turned off, volatile memory does not lose its contents.
 

 64. 

A monitor displays messages and provides information.
 

 65. 

When a user starts a computer, portions of the operating system load into the computer’s hard disk from memory.
 

 66. 

Computers process information (output) into data (input).
 

 67. 

No single person, company, institution, or government agency controls or owns the Internet.
 

 68. 

When a window is maximized, the Restore Down button replaces the Maximize button on the title bar.
 

 69. 

Like an IP address, the components of a domain name are separated by commas.
 

 70. 

Computers cannot get a virus through e-mail.
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 71. 

The term ____________________ is used to describe an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.
 

 

 72. 

A(n) ____________________ is a set of programs that coordinates all the activities among computer or mobile device hardware.
 

 

 73. 

Software, also called a(n) ____________________, consists of a series of related instructions, organized for a common purpose, that tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them.
 

 

 74. 

A(n) _________________________ is a horizontal or vertical bar that appears when the contents of an area may not be visible completely on the screen.
 

 

 75. 

A(n) _________________________ is a named unit of storage.
 

 



 
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