Flashcards in Midterm Deck (50):
Background software that helps the computer manage its own internal resources is called____
The electronic equivalent of a file cabinet is a_____
A web page typically contains ____ which, contains the formatting instructions for displaying the web page.
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
Which among the following is considered a line-of-sight communication medium?
Which of the following measures the amount of time required by the storage device to retrieve data and programs?
This hardware houses most of electronic components that make up a computer system
This system software is responsible for managing your computer’s resources including memory
Which of the following offers a combination of the features of RAM and ROM?
Which of the following is not a function of the operating system?
Providing internet access
Most operating systems support the ability to switch between different applications. This is called_____
When a file is broken up into small parts that are stored wherever space is available, the hard disk is said to become ______
Which of the following is a website specifically designed to allow visitors to use their browser to add, edit, or delete the sites content?
The system board is also known as the ____
____typically broadcast live events and use streaming technology in which......
Web authoring programs that allow you to build a page without interacting directly with HTML code is____
When you reboot your system, the computer follows start up instructions stores in this type of memory.
Which of the following is not malware?
Identify the program that coordinates computer resources.....
Which of the following is the most widely used wireless network encryption for home wireless networks?
To create documents that consist primarily of text, you need this software
This type of Wi-Fi hotspot operates close to a legitimate Wi-Fi hotspot and steals information
Twitter is an example of what type of site?
Which of the following is a collection of programs rather than a single program?
This character encoding scheme allows non- English characters and special characters
___ is a term relating to sending data to a satellite
____ are the most important part of any information system
This type of e-commerce often resembles the electronic version of the classified ads or an auction
What is it called when servers on the Internet supply applications as a service, rather than a product?
Which physical connection is the fastest?
Most applications us a _____ that displays graphical elements called icons
Graphical user interface
This uses software to try thousands of common words sequentially in an attempt to gain unauthorized access
This type of boot occurs when the computer is .......
Which of the following is not a system software program type?
For browsers to connect to resources on the internet, the location of the resources....
Uniform resources locators (URLs)
Which of the following will not retain data after the computer is turned off?
This type of mouse emits and senses light to detect mouse movement
____ is the process of breaking down information sent or transmitted across the internet into small parts.
The capacity of a communication channel is measured in_____
The windows troubleshooting utility that identifies and eliminates nonessential files is ____
The internet is the largest _____ in the world.
Which of the following allows the transmission of voice and often video communication over the internet?
Voice over IP
Which of the following ports provide high-speed connections for external hard-disk drives.....
Pathways that support communication among the various electronic components on the system board are called____
_____ input devices convert sounds into a form that can be processed by the system Unit
The processing speed of a microprocessor is typically represented by its____
Antivirus programs protect your computer system .....
Which type of program would likely be used by investigators?
___ is any data or instructions that are used by a computer.
Before sending a large file over the internet you might want to.....
File compression program