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Cosc Exam 3

50 Questions  I  By Soccer_chick_4evr
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Chapters 5, 6, and 7

  
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1.  Rearranging the data on the hard drive so all files are stored in contiguous locations is called ____.
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2.  Case-Based Critical Thinking Questions Case 5-2 Dean has been using computers for some time now, but he is unfamiliar with a number of utility programs. In order to better maintain his computer, he decides to ask his coworker Andrea for advice on basic utility programs. Andrea advises Dean to remove unnecessary programs from his computer by using a(n) ____ utility.
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3.  There have been many different versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system over the last several years.
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4.  As you work on your computer, the operating system is in charge of managing system resources and making them available to devices and programs when they are needed.
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5.  ____ is the current version of Windows Phone.
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6.  ____ refers to the ability of an operating system to work with more than one program at one time.
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7.  ____ is a Linux-based operating system developed by the Open Handset Alliance.
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8.  An important task that the operating system performs is ____, which keeps track of the files stored on a computer so that they can be retrieved when needed.
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9.  All programs and data located in RAM are divided into fixed-length ____ or variable-length segments, depending on the operating system being used.
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10.  Creating a(n) ____ means making a duplicate copy of important files so that when a problem occurs, you can restore those files using the backup copy.
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11.  nar003-1.jpg With a ____, as shown in the accompanying figure, icons, buttons, menus, and other objects are selected with the mouse to issue commands to the PC.
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12.  The means by which an operating system or any other program interacts with the user is called the ____.
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13.  In practice, the difference between system and application software is not always clear cut.
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14.  ____ memory allows you to use more memory than is physically available on your computer.
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15.  In general, the operating system serves as an intermediary between the user and the computer.
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16.  Files and folders deleted from removable media cannot be restored by any method.
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17.  nar005-1.jpg The toolbar command button shown in the accompanying figure can be replaced by the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+C.
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18.  ____ programs are software programs that are distributed on the honor system.
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19.  ____ is used to plan, schedule, track, and analyze the tasks involved in a project, such as the construction of a building or the schedule for preparing a large advertising campaign for a client.
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20.  Although labels and constant values will be copied exactly to the new location, the way formulas behave when they are copied depends on whether they use relative cell referencing or ____.
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21.  Most spreadsheet programs do not have built-in Web capabilities.
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22.  Development rights of a software program specify the allowable use of the program.
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23.  Presentation graphics programs contain an assortment of tools and operations for creating and editing slides, including preformatted ____ containing placeholders for the various elements in the slide.
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24.  ____ refers to organizing the content to be transferred to DVD, such as importing video clips, creating the desired menu structure, and so forth.
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25.  A ____ is an image designed to enhance a presentation (such as an electronic slide show or a printed report) visually, typically to convey information more easily to people.
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26.  Paragraph formatting changes an entire paragraph at one time, such as specifying the line spacing for a particular paragraph.
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27.  When a software program is purchased, the buyer is acquiring a(n) ____ that permits him or her to use the software.
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28.  A clerk in a video store may need to determine if a particular movie is available for rental and, if not, when it is due to be returned. The type of software used for such tasks is a database management system.
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29.  ____ can be used, copied, modified, and distributed to others without restrictions.
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30.  Once images are inserted into a document, they cannot easily be copied, moved, deleted, or otherwise modified.
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31.  ____ are programs designed to play audio and video files.
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32.  A ____ is a question, or, in database terms, a request for specific information from the database.
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33.  Case-Based Critical Thinking Questions Case 6-2 Bryan has just started an internship in which he uses a database frequently. The database contains information about the company’s employees. Bryan’s supervisor senses that he is anxious about using the database and drops by to give him a short tutorial. Bryan is told by the supervisor that to create a database, he first needs to create the database ____ itself, and then he can create the necessary database objects.
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34.  The original first-generation cell phones were ____ and designed for voice data only.
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35.  Case-Based Critical Thinking Questions Case 7-2 Gabrielle is the network administrator at a medium-sized company. One of her responsibilities is to purchase network devices to maintain the company network. Gabrielle would like to purchase a new ____, which would be used to connect the company’s LAN and the Internet.
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36.  nar002-1.jpg The accompanying figure shows a coaxial cable, in which pairs of copper wires are insulated with a plastic coating and twisted together.
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37.  Case-Based Critical Thinking Questions Case 7-2 Gabrielle is the network administrator at a medium-sized company. One of her responsibilities is to purchase network devices to maintain the company network. Gabrielle is planning to connect selected devices to the network wirelessly with a wireless ____.
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38.  A ____ transmits all data received to all network devices connected to it, regardless of which device the data is being sent to.
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39.  ____ are earth-based stations that can transmit microwave signals directly to each other over distances of up to about 30 miles.
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40.  A(n) small area network (SAN) is a network that covers a relatively small geographical area, such as a home, office building, or school.
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41.  ____ was originally developed to carry a large number of high-speed video transmissions at one time, such as to deliver cable TV service.
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42.  The most common type of mobile phone is the satellite phone.
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43.  Case-Based Critical Thinking Questions Case 7-2 Gabrielle is the network administrator at a medium-sized company. One of her responsibilities is to purchase network devices to maintain the company network. Gabrielle realizes that to improve network performance, she needs to buy and install a ____, which identifies the device on the network for which the data is intended and sends the data to that device only.
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44.  Some monitoring systems in use today use the RFID tags and RFID readers to monitor the status of objects (such as shipping boxes, livestock, or expensive equipment) to which the RFID tags are attached.
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45.  Communications satellites are space-based devices launched into orbit around the earth to receive and transmit microwave signals to and from earth.
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46.  ____ is the use of networking technology to conduct real-time, face-to-face meetings between individuals physically located in different places.
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47.  nar003-1.jpg The accompanying figure displays a ____.
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48.  Most networking media send data using analog signals.
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50.  Monitoring systems may also use ____, which are devices that respond to a stimulus (such as heat, light, or pressure) and generate an electrical signal that can be measured or interpreted.
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