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1

The ________ provides the environment in which the application software runs.

a. multimedia
b. graphics software
c. personal productivity
d. general-purpose
e. operating system

operating system

2

______________ includes programs that you use to complete a specific task such as letters and presentations

a. refers to system utility programs.
b. provides the environment in which the operating system functions.
c. is used to find the source of computer malfunctions.
d. includes programs that you use to complete a specific task such as letters and presentations.
e. refers to background programs that prepare the computer to start up.

Application software

3

________ include word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation graphics, and personal information management applications.

a. Home and educational programs
b. Multimedia and graphics software
c. Operating systems
d. Applications that work through and run from the Internet
e. Personal productivity programs

Personal productivity programs

4

Power Point is an example of a:

a. spreadsheet application.
b. gaming program.
c. personal information manager.
d. database application.
e. presentation graphics program.

presentation graphics program.

5

________ include desktop publishing and multimedia authoring programs, animation programs, image-editing programs, and 3-D rendering programs.

a. System software
b. Applications that work through and run from the Internet
c. Personal productivity programs
d. Multimedia and graphics software
e. Home and educational programs

Multimedia and graphics software

6

Codecs use two different approaches to compression: lossless and ________.

a. lossy
b. rendered
c. rastered
d. bitmapped
e. decompression

lossy

7

Which of the following type of graphic format is designed to use lossless compression?

a. PGF
b. GIF
c. MP3
d. PNG
e. JPEG

PNG

8

Which of the following type of graphic is created by a drawing program?

a. Color
b. Post-Script
c. Raster
d. Bitmapped
e. Vector

Vector

9

The most professional software for publishing a book is ______________

a. word processing software.
b. a database program.
c. presentation graphics software.
d. personal information manager software.
e. desktop publishing software.

desktop publishing software

10

A spell checker may not find an error in the word "wave" when it should have been "waive" because

a. the two words are synonyms.
b. the two words are not in the thesaurus.
c. the two words are similar.
d. the two words are proper nouns.
e. spell checkers do not find context errors.

spell checkers do not find context errors.

11

Which of the following software is NOT copyrighted software?

a. Adobe
b. Public domain
c. Commercial
d. Freeware
e. Shareware

Public domain

12

The numbering system that is based on the digits 0 through 9 is called the:

a. digital system
b. hexadecimal system
c. base 9 system
d. binary system
e. base 10 system

base 10 system

13

The smallest unit of data a computer can recognize is a(n):

a. exabyte
b. bit
c. nit
d. nanomip
e. byte

bit

14

The term "byte" refers to:

a. the speed with which a processor can execute instructions.
b. a single binary digit.
c. the 8 of bits that are commonly used to represent a single character.
d. a single instruction written in machine language.
e. a unit of data for defining an image on a monitor.

the 8 of bits that are commonly used to represent a single character.

15

In the decimal notation, the binary number 11111 is equal to ________.

a. 33
b. 25
c. 23
d. 31
e. 19

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