Cs140 Quiz 1

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  • 1. 
    The raw facts and figures that are entered into a computer system are called________.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Material material

    • C. 

      Information

    • D. 

      Knowledge


  • 2. 
    A communications system connecting two or more computers is called a_____________.
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Cable

    • C. 

      Telephone line

    • D. 

      Network


  • 3. 
    The technology that merges computing with high-speed communications links carrying data, sound, and video is ______________________ technology.
    • A. 

      Information

    • B. 

      Communications

    • C. 

      Telecommunications

    • D. 

      Internet


  • 4. 
    What interconnected system of computers all over the world supports specially formatted documents in multimedia form?
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      World wide web

    • C. 

      Wide area network

    • D. 

      Local area network


  • 5. 
    The term that refers to the use of a computer or some other information device, connected through a network, to access information and services is ___________.
    • A. 

      Telecommuting

    • B. 

      Charting

    • C. 

      Online

    • D. 

      Email


  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the name given to online education programs?
    • A. 

      Remote classes

    • B. 

      I-classes

    • C. 

      Distance learning

    • D. 

      Online correspondence courses


  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a part of cyberspace?
    • A. 

      Telephones

    • B. 

      World wide web

    • C. 

      Newspapers

    • D. 

      Internet


  • 8. 
    Which of the following devices is a programmable, multiuse machine that converts raw facts and figures into information that we can use?
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Computer

    • C. 

      Smartphone

    • D. 

      Router


  • 9. 
    High-capacity computers with hundreds of thousands of processors that can perform more than one trillion calculations per second are called _________________.
    • A. 

      Desktop computers

    • B. 

      Supercomputers

    • C. 

      Laptops

    • D. 

      Workstations


  • 10. 
    Computers costing $500 to $5,000 that can fit next to a desk, on a desk, or be carried around are called ________________.
    • A. 

      Workstations

    • B. 

      Mainframes

    • C. 

      Minicomputers

    • D. 

      Personal computers


  • 11. 
    A central computer that holds collections of data and programs for connecting or supplying services to PC's, workstations, and other devices is called a ____________.
    • A. 

      Client

    • B. 

      Master

    • C. 

      Slave

    • D. 

      Server


  • 12. 
    Tiny, specialized microprocessors installed in "smart" appliances and automobiles are called____________.
    • A. 

      Microcomputers

    • B. 

      Microcontrollers

    • C. 

      Servers

    • D. 

      Workstations


  • 13. 
    A system that connects, usually by special cable, a group of desktop PC's and other devices such as printers in an office or building is called a(n)________________.
    • A. 

      Local area network

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      World wide web


  • 14. 
    The next generation of smaller, faster computers that will fit into a single human cell are known as _______________________.
    • A. 

      Nanocomputers

    • B. 

      Workstations

    • C. 

      Supercomputers

    • D. 

      Teleputers


  • 15. 
    Handheld computers that provide personal organization tools and email access are known as ___________.
    • A. 

      Nanocomputers

    • B. 

      Notebook computers

    • C. 

      Supercomputers

    • D. 

      Personal digital assistants


  • 16. 
    Scientists are working on a ______________ that will be the size of a pencil and will be more powerful than today's fastest supercomputer.
    • A. 

      Notebook

    • B. 

      Laptop

    • C. 

      Palmtop

    • D. 

      Nanocomputer


  • 17. 
    A component that expands a computer's input, storage, or output capabilities is referred to as a(n) _____________ device.
    • A. 

      Upload

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Virtual

    • D. 

      Peripheral


  • 18. 
    Which of the following represents 1,024 characters of data?
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Terabyte

    • D. 

      Bit


  • 19. 
    One character of data is stored as one ____________.
    • A. 

      Byte

    • B. 

      But

    • C. 

      Kilobyte

    • D. 

      Gigabyte


  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a list of peripheral devices?
    • A. 

      System unit, CD drive, DVD drive

    • B. 

      Printer, CD drive, DVD drive

    • C. 

      Floppy disk, zip drive, motherboard

    • D. 

      Modem, DVD, operating system


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