Careers/Technology Final Exam - Semester I

41 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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  • 1. 
    Operating System
    • A. 

      A round plate on which data and files can be encoded and from which they can be retrieved. Examples include: floppy disk, hard drive, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM and flash/thumb drives.

    • B. 

      Anything that comes out of a computer. It can be meaningful information or gibberish, and it can appear in a variety of forms -- as binary numbers, as characters, as pictures, and as printed pages. Such devices include display screens, loudspeakers, and printers.

    • C. 

      It makes sure that different programs and users running at the same time do not interfere with each other. It’s sometimes called the Traffic Cop of a computer system.

  • 2. 
    Input (devices)
    • A. 

      An instruction to a computer or device to perform a specific task. They come in different forms such as: special words (keywords) that a program understands, function keys, choices in a menu, buttons or other graphical objects on your screen.

    • B. 

      Feeds data into a computer, such as a keyboard, microphone or mouse.

    • C. 

      Programs that run “on top” of an Operating System. Examples: MS Word, Internet Explorer, Games.

  • 3. 
    Output (devices)
    • A. 

      Anything that comes out of a computer. It can be meaningful information or gibberish, and it can appear in a variety of forms -- as binary numbers, as characters, as pictures, and as printed pages. Such devices include display screens, loudspeakers, and printers.

    • B. 

      Feeds data into a computer, such as a keyboard, microphone or mouse.

    • C. 

      A container used to organize files, keeping your computer tidy.

  • 4. 
    Files
    • A. 

      DOS, Windows, OS and Linux.

    • B. 

      A collection of data or information. Almost all information stored in a computer must be in one of these. Also called a document, they store different types of information such as data, text , music, video, and so on.

    • C. 

      It makes sure that different programs and users running at the same time do not interfere with each other. It’s sometimes called the Traffic Cop of a computer system.

  • 5. 
    Directories/Folders
    • A. 

      A container used to organize files, keeping your computer tidy.

    • B. 

      Graphical User Interface: Allows you to enter commands by pointing and clicking at objects that appear on the screen.

    • C. 

      An instruction to a computer or device to perform a specific task. They come in different forms such as: special words (keywords) that a program understands, function keys, choices in a menu, buttons or other graphical objects on your screen.

  • 6. 
    Disks and other forms of Media
    • A. 

      It makes sure that different programs and users running at the same time do not interfere with each other. It’s sometimes called the Traffic Cop of a computer system.

    • B. 

      A collection of data or information. Almost all information stored in a computer must be in one of these. Also called a document, they store different types of information such as data, text , music, video, and so on.

    • C. 

      A round plate on which data and files can be encoded and from which they can be retrieved. Examples include: floppy disk, hard drive, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM and flash/thumb drives.

  • 7. 
    The four most common Operating Systems
    • A. 

      Moe, Larry, Curly, Shemp.

    • B. 

      DOS, Windows, OS and Linux.

    • C. 

      Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Zeppo.

  • 8. 
    Applications
    • A. 

      Programs that run “on top” of an Operating System. Examples: MS Word, Internet Explorer, Games.

    • B. 

      A collection of data or information. Almost all information stored in a computer must be in one of these. Also called a document, they store different types of information such as data, text , music, video, and so on.

    • C. 

      Anything that comes out of a computer. It can be meaningful information or gibberish, and it can appear in a variety of forms -- as binary numbers, as characters, as pictures, and as printed pages. Such devices include display screens, loudspeakers, and printers.

  • 9. 
    Commands
    • A. 

      It makes sure that different programs and users running at the same time do not interfere with each other. It’s sometimes called the Traffic Cop of a computer system.

    • B. 

      A container used to organize files, keeping your computer tidy.

    • C. 

      An instruction to a computer or device to perform a specific task. They come in different forms such as: special words (keywords) that a program understands, function keys, choices in a menu, buttons or other graphical objects on your screen.

  • 10. 
    GUI
    • A. 

      Golfing Union of Ireland: The governing body for men's golf throughout Ireland.

    • B. 

      Graphical User Interface: Allows you to enter commands by pointing and clicking at objects that appear on the screen.

    • C. 

      Glucose Utilization Index: Specific values in individual skeletal muscles of conscious animals during the light (quiescent) and dark (feeding/activity) phases.

  • 11. 
    Forwards
    • A. 

      Stalking or harassing someone online.

    • B. 

      Online surveys about current events or social issues that are often sent by spamming.

    • C. 

      A message or article sent to you by someone who was not the original writer of the message.

  • 12. 
    Private Message
    • A. 

      A message or article sent directly to you from someone else, not a public message.

    • B. 

      Messages that range from annoying advertisements to messages that promote hate, violence, or sexuality.

    • C. 

      Real-time communication over the Internet.

  • 13. 
    Chatroom
    • A. 

      New word phrase in the form of abbreviations invented for faster online communication.

    • B. 

      A virtual “room” in which you send messages that appear almost instantly on the computer monitors of the other people who are participating in the chat or discussion.

    • C. 

      Online surveys about current events or social issues that are often sent by spamming.

  • 14. 
    IM Slang
    • A. 

      New word phrase in the form of abbreviations invented for faster online communication.

    • B. 

      Online surveys about current events or social issues that are often sent by spamming.

    • C. 

      Stalking or harassing someone online.

  • 15. 
    Petitions
    • A. 

      Online surveys about current events or social issues that are often sent by spamming.

    • B. 

      A message or article sent to you by someone who was not the original writer of the message.

    • C. 

      Stalking or harassing someone online.

  • 16. 
    Cyberstalking
    • A. 

      A message or article sent to you by someone who was not the original writer of the message.

    • B. 

      A message privately sent to a fellow chatroom participant only, not to the rest of the chatroom participants.

    • C. 

      Stalking or harassing someone online.

  • 17. 
    Netiquette
    • A. 

      Polite, courteous online behavior.

    • B. 

      Online surveys about current events or social issues that are often sent by spamming.

    • C. 

      Messages that range from annoying advertisements to messages that promote hate, violence, or sexuality.

  • 18. 
    Unwanted Messages
    • A. 

      Real-time communication over the Internet.

    • B. 

      Messages that range from annoying advertisements to messages that promote hate, violence, or sexuality.

    • C. 

      Online surveys about current events or social issues that are often sent by spamming.

  • 19. 
    Instant Messaging (IM)
    • A. 

      Real-time communication over the Internet.

    • B. 

      Stalking or harassing someone online.

    • C. 

      A message privately sent to a fellow chatroom participant only, not to the rest of the chatroom participants.

  • 20. 
    Username
    • A. 

      A message privately sent to a fellow chatroom participant only, not to the rest of the chatroom participants.

    • B. 

      Sending messages meant to hurt someone’s feelings.

    • C. 

      Usually not someone’s real name, but the name the person uses in a chatroom.

  • 21. 
    Spamming
    • A. 

      Sending a message to many E-mail addresses of people you don’t know.

    • B. 

      Real-time communication over the Internet.

    • C. 

      Sending a message to a someone you know.

  • 22. 
    Flaming
    • A. 

      A message or article sent to you by someone who was not the original writer of the message.

    • B. 

      Polite, courteous online behavior.

    • C. 

      Sending messages meant to hurt someone’s feelings.

  • 23. 
    MS Word 2007 is a Word Processing Program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    MS PowerPoint 2007 creates stunning presentations that you can use for a variety of reasons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A Monitor is which type of device?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Both Input & Output

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