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1

The _____________ refers to the part of the Internet that presents information in multimedia form

a. VoIP
b. Net
c. Cyberspace
d. World Wide Web
e. IM

World Wide Web

2

Which of the following devices takes computer output and forms displayed images?

a. printer
b. monitor
c. modem
d. processor
e. hard-disk drive

monitor

3

Which of the following computer types is the smallest?

a. mainframe
b. microcomputer
c. microcontroller
d. supercomputer
e. workstation

microcontroller

4

Which of the following is a secondary-storage device?

a. processor
b. main memory chip
c. hard-disk drive
d. printer
e. modem

hard-disk drive

5

Supercomputers are used for

a. forecasting weather.
b. playing games.
c. writing books.
d. browsing webpages.
e. watching television.

forecasting weather.

6

Which is the main circuit board in the computer?

a. RAM chip (random access memory)
b. CPU processor chip (central processing unit)
c. motherboard (system board)
d. hard drive
e. power supply

motherboard (system board)

7

Speakers are an example of

a. an input device.
b. an output device.
c. a storage device.
d. a processor.
e. a modem.

an output device

8

What is the leading use of computers?

a. web surfing
b. email, texting, and social networking
c. e-shopping
d. word processing
e. management of finances

email, texting, and social networking

9

A feeling of anxiety and incapacity experienced when people are presented with more information than they can handle is known as:

a. digital anxiety.
b. information overload.
c. computerized stress syndrome.
d. digital distress.
e. information distress.

information overload.

10

Collaboration, or mass collaboration, is made possible by software systems that make it simple to share anything instantly, and sometimes enhance it along the way. Examples are group-edited websites called _____ and social networking services.

a. spreadsheets
b. communal web
c. apps
d. wikis
e. modems

wikis

11

_____________ describes the combining of several industries through various devices that exchange data in the format used by computers.

a. Personallization
b. Collaboration
c. Portability
d. Artificial intelligence
e. Convergence

Convergence

12

Online education programs are called computer learning.

T/F?

False

13

The operating system is part of the system software.

T/F?

True

14

A(n) ___________ is a communication system connecting two or more computers.

Network

15

The __________ is a worldwide network that connects hundreds of thousands of smaller networks.

Internet