Cs140 Quiz 1

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1.  The raw facts and figures that are entered into a computer system are called________.
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2.  A communications system connecting two or more computers is called a_____________.
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3.  The technology that merges computing with high-speed communications links carrying data, sound, and video is ______________________ technology.
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4.  What interconnected system of computers all over the world supports specially formatted documents in multimedia form?
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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 ___________.
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6.  Which of the following is the name given to online education programs?
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7.  Which of the following is NOT a part of cyberspace?
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8.  Which of the following devices is a programmable, multiuse machine that converts raw facts and figures into information that we can use?
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9.  High-capacity computers with hundreds of thousands of processors that can perform more than one trillion calculations per second are called _________________.
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10.  Computers costing $500 to $5,000 that can fit next to a desk, on a desk, or be carried around are called ________________.
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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 ____________.
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12.  Tiny, specialized microprocessors installed in "smart" appliances and automobiles are called____________.
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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)________________.
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14.  The next generation of smaller, faster computers that will fit into a single human cell are known as _______________________.
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15.  Handheld computers that provide personal organization tools and email access are known as ___________.
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16.  Scientists are working on a ______________ that will be the size of a pencil and will be more powerful than today's fastest supercomputer.
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17.  A component that expands a computer's input, storage, or output capabilities is referred to as a(n) _____________ device.
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18.  Which of the following represents 1,024 characters of data?
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19.  One character of data is stored as one ____________.
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20.  Which of the following is a list of peripheral devices?
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