Computer Concepts Ch.3 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    16)Font size is measured in                                            .
  • 2. 
    3) Many bot-infested computers can be linked together to form what is known as a                .
  • 3. 
    20)The Windows                      is a database that keeps track of your computer's peripheral devices, software, preferences, and settings. When you install software on the hard disk, information about the software is recorded in the                    .
  • 4. 
    1)Two main categories of software is                         software and                    software.
  • 5. 
    14)Trojan horses are notorious for stealing passwords using a                                       a type of program that records keystrokes.
  • 6. 
    A                         holds data for a single entity- a person, place, thing, or event.                  is a string of related information.
  • 7. 
                                is a collection of data that is stored on one or more computers.
  • 8. 
                                    software is designed to protect computers from various forms of destructive software and unauthorized intrusions.
  • 9. 
    A                         holds one item of data relevant to a record.
  • 10. 
    The intersection of a column and row is called a                       . Each                      in the grid can contain a value, label, or formula.
  • 11. 
    A                       is a set of letters that share an unified design.
  • 12. 
    A desktop                             (sometimes called a gadget, dashboard                                 , or a control) is a specialized utility program that appears on a computer's screen-based desktop, looks like a control, and might display a snippet of information.
  • 13. 
    Open                         software makes uncompiled program instructions-the                     code-available to programmers who want to modify and improve the software.
  • 14. 
    Files are usually                              to consolidate them into one large file, which is compressed to decrease its size and reduce the download time.
  • 15. 
    Security experts use the term                     threat to describe malware that combines more than one type of malicious program.
  • 16. 
                                                          software provides a set of tools for transferring video footage from a camcorder to a computer, clipping out unwanted footage, assembling video segments in any sequence, adding special video effects, and adding a sound track.
  • 17. 
    Program                       and data                          are two different kind of extensions when installing software.
  • 18. 
                               software can be defined as any type of application software that has the potential to help people do their work more efficiently.
  • 19. 
    A file                      is a three letter suffix that is appended to the file name to indicate the kind of information the file contains.
  • 20. 
    A software                            is a collection of software applications sold as a single package. A collection of related software.
  • 21. 
                                production software assists you with composing, editing, designing, printing, and electronically publishing documents. Most popular types of                       production software  are word processing, desktop publishing, and web authoring.
  • 22. 
    From a legal perspective there are two categories of software; public domain and                   .
  • 23. 
    A                     is text that you specify to automatically appear in the top margin of every page.
  • 24. 
    A                     is a grid-like structure that can hold text or pictures. For printed documents,                              are a popular way to produce easy-to-read columns and rows of data and to position graphics.
  • 25. 
    Software                                 (sometimes referred to as setup) is a process that places a program into a computer so that it can be run or executed.
  • 26. 
    A device                            is a software that helps a peripheral device establish communication with a computer. Acts like an interpreter.
  • 27. 
    A                             uses rows and columns of numbers to create a model or representation of a real situation.
  • 28. 
    A software                           is a small section of program code that replaces a part of the software you currently have installed. Software fix.
  • 29. 
                                                         is a set of patches that correct problems and address security vulnerabilities(usually applies to operating system updates).
  • 30. 
    Database software helps you enter,                , organize, update, and report information stored in a database.