Business Systems And Computer Applications Quiz

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Quiz 2, D132 Computer Applications and Business Systems Concepts


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The actual data that can be transmitted in a unit of time is called:
    • A. 

      Digital

    • B. 

      Analog

    • C. 

      Throughput

    • D. 

      Signal

  • 2. 
    Measured in hertz (Hz), the maximum data transfer capacity of a communications channel is called:
    • A. 

      Bandwidth

    • B. 

      Bigital data

    • C. 

      Multiplexing

    • D. 

      Maximum data transfer (MDT)

  • 3. 
    To send digital data over dial-up phone lines, the data must be transformed into analog form. In other words, it must be:
    • A. 

      Publicly switched

    • B. 

      Modulated

    • C. 

      Encrypted

    • D. 

      Compressed

  • 4. 
    The short-range radio transmission technology popular today was named after the 10th-centure Danish Viking Harald Blatand and is called:
    • A. 

      Personal Area Network (PAN)

    • B. 

      Bluetooth

    • C. 

      Infrared

    • D. 

      Radio

  • 5. 
    Microwaves are high-frequency, electromagnetic radio waves with very _______________ frequencies.
    • A. 

      long

    • B. 

      Elusive

    • C. 

      Intermittent

    • D. 

      Short

  • 6. 
    Microwave relay stations positioned in space are called:
    • A. 

      Rovers

    • B. 

      Orbital sockets

    • C. 

      Earth-based stations

    • D. 

      Satellites

  • 7. 
    Usually built into wireless routers, a special communications device which sends and receives data between computers that contain wireless adapters is called a(n):
    • A. 

      Protocol

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Network access point

    • D. 

      Direct broadcast satellite (DBS)

  • 8. 
    The use of all-digital telephone systems is called:
    • A. 

      The public switched telephone network (PSTN).

    • B. 

      The plain old telephone services (POTS).

    • C. 

      Digital telephony.

    • D. 

      A subscriber loop carrier (SLC).

  • 9. 
    A current issue facing PSTNs is the data bottleneck near consumers’ connection points. This problem is referred to as the:
    • A. 

      Last-mile problem.

    • B. 

      FiOS vulnerability.

    • C. 

      Rotary phone syndrome.

    • D. 

      Analog-digital bottleneck.

  • 10. 
    One precaution you can take to protect yourself while surfing on a public hot spot is to:
    • A. 

      Run only on battery power instead of using publicly-accessible power.

    • B. 

      Make sure the hot spot is public.

    • C. 

      Use firewalls and antivirus software.

    • D. 

      limit the amount of caffeine used while surfing.

  • 11. 
    When individuals interact with multiple devices on an omnipresent network, enabling technology to become virtually embedded and invisible in their lives.
    • A. 

      Internet.

    • B. 

      Ubiquitous computing.

    • C. 

      DARPAnet.

    • D. 

      Divulgency.

  • 12. 
    Privacy advocates believe that individual users should determine when and how personal information is divulged to:
    • A. 

      Users

    • B. 

      Cashiers

    • C. 

      Credit card companies

    • D. 

      Third parties

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