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1

Background software that helps the computer manage its own internal resources is called____

System software.

2

The electronic equivalent of a file cabinet is a_____

Database

3

A web page typically contains ____ which, contains the formatting instructions for displaying the web page.

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

4

Which among the following is considered a line-of-sight communication medium?

Microwave

5

Which of the following measures the amount of time required by the storage device to retrieve data and programs?

Access speed

6

This hardware houses most of electronic components that make up a computer system

System unit

7

This system software is responsible for managing your computer’s resources including memory

Operating System

8

Which of the following offers a combination of the features of RAM and ROM?

Flash Memory

9

Which of the following is not a function of the operating system?

Providing internet access

10

Most operating systems support the ability to switch between different applications. This is called_____

Multitasking

11

When a file is broken up into small parts that are stored wherever space is available, the hard disk is said to become ______

Fragmented

12

Which of the following is a website specifically designed to allow visitors to use their browser to add, edit, or delete the sites content?

Wiki

13

The system board is also known as the ____

Motherboard

14

____typically broadcast live events and use streaming technology in which......

Webcasts

15

Web authoring programs that allow you to build a page without interacting directly with HTML code is____

WYSIWG editors

16

When you reboot your system, the computer follows start up instructions stores in this type of memory.

Flash

17

Which of the following is not malware?

Ad-Ware

18

Identify the program that coordinates computer resources.....

Operating system

19

Which of the following is the most widely used wireless network encryption for home wireless networks?

WPA2

20

To create documents that consist primarily of text, you need this software

Word processor

21

This type of Wi-Fi hotspot operates close to a legitimate Wi-Fi hotspot and steals information

Rogue

22

Twitter is an example of what type of site?

Microblog

23

Which of the following is a collection of programs rather than a single program?

System software

24

This character encoding scheme allows non- English characters and special characters

Unicode

25

___ is a term relating to sending data to a satellite

Uplink

26

____ are the most important part of any information system

People

27

This type of e-commerce often resembles the electronic version of the classified ads or an auction

C2C

28

What is it called when servers on the Internet supply applications as a service, rather than a product?

Cloud computing

29

Which physical connection is the fastest?

Fiber-optic cable

30

Most applications us a _____ that displays graphical elements called icons

Graphical user interface

31

This uses software to try thousands of common words sequentially in an attempt to gain unauthorized access

Dictionary attack

32

This type of boot occurs when the computer is .......

Warm boot

33

Which of the following is not a system software program type?

Sectors

34

For browsers to connect to resources on the internet, the location of the resources....

Uniform resources locators (URLs)

35

Which of the following will not retain data after the computer is turned off?

RAM

36

This type of mouse emits and senses light to detect mouse movement

Optical

37

____ is the process of breaking down information sent or transmitted across the internet into small parts.

Packetization

38

The capacity of a communication channel is measured in_____

Bandwidth

39

The windows troubleshooting utility that identifies and eliminates nonessential files is ____

Disk cleanup

40

The internet is the largest _____ in the world.

Network

41

Which of the following allows the transmission of voice and often video communication over the internet?

Voice over IP

42

Which of the following ports provide high-speed connections for external hard-disk drives.....

eSATA

43

Pathways that support communication among the various electronic components on the system board are called____

Bus lines

44

_____ input devices convert sounds into a form that can be processed by the system Unit

Audio

45

The processing speed of a microprocessor is typically represented by its____

Clock speed

46

Antivirus programs protect your computer system .....

Utilities

47

Which type of program would likely be used by investigators?

Keystroke logger

48

___ is any data or instructions that are used by a computer.

Input.

49

Before sending a large file over the internet you might want to.....

File compression program

50

Which part of an information system consists of the rules or guidelines for people to follow?

Procedures