Intro IT Vocabulary Practice Test Lesson 4

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  • 1. 
    Cable management
    • A. 

      A software program that lets you subscribe to newsgroups, as well as read and post messages to them.

    • B. 

      Ties or clips that keep your wires neat and orderly

    • C. 

      Copies part of an image and then recreates that image in another part of the document.

    • D. 

      Copies part of an image and then recreates that image in another part of the document.

  • 2. 
    Corona wires
    • A. 

      Refers to the process by which programming data input is broken into smaller, more distinct chunks of information that can be more easily be interpreted and acted upon.

    • B. 

      Lets you gently blend colors.

    • C. 

      Wires located in a laser printer

    • D. 

      Indicates the location of a particular file or directory by outlining the route or "path" from the host name (if the file resides on a remote server) through the directory structure to the desired file name or directory name.

  • 3. 
    Cookie
    • A. 

      A small text file that a Web site uses to identify a specific computer.

    • B. 

      Refers to the process by which programming data input is broken into smaller, more distinct chunks of information that can be more easily be interpreted and acted upon.

    • C. 

      Occurs when a user (or programmer) has put words in an order that a program does not understand.

    • D. 

      Is the process by which a web client requests specific information from a web server, based on a character string that is passed along. Typcially takes the form of a database search for a particular keyword or phrase.

  • 4. 
    Defragmentation
    • A. 

      Is a color model commonly used to display color in video systems, film recorders, and computer monitors. Is the most common color mode for viewing and working with digital images on a screen.

    • B. 

      Allows you to adjust bitmap color and tone, and add effects to the image.

    • C. 

      Physically organixzing the conetents of the disk to store the piees of each file contiguously.

    • D. 

      A piece of hardware or software that connects two or more networks. Functions as a sorter and interpreter as it looks at addresses and passes bits of information to their proper destinations..

  • 5. 
    Maintenance
    • A. 

      Allows you to create text on a page or within an image.

    • B. 

      A computer requires ______ to be performed on a regular schedule.

    • C. 

      A type of program that consists of a set of instructions for another application or utility to use.

    • D. 

      Refers to a sequence of characters, words, or other elements that are connected to each other in some way to search and locate or retrieve a specific piece of information contained in a database or a set of documents.

  • 6. 
    Recycle Bin
    • A. 

      Refers to the practice of blindly posting commercial messages or advertisements to a large number of unrelated and uninterested newsgroups, and bulk e-mailing unsolicited commercial messages.

    • B. 

      A file sent to a web browser by a web server that is used to record one's activities on a website. For instance, when you buy items from a site and place them in a so-called virtual shopping cart, that information is stored in the cookie.

    • C. 

      A system that your computer uses to organize files on the basis of specific information.

    • D. 

      Is a holding area for files and folders before their final deletion from a storage device.

  • 7. 
    Sectors
    • A. 

      Are stored in blocks of nonadjacent clusters, thus creating fragmented files

    • B. 

      When working with a computer display system that supports 8-bit color (or less), the video card can display only 256 different colors at one time. Dithering is a technique to simulate the display of colors that are not in the current color palette of a particular image.

    • C. 

      Resides on the bottom of your document and show all the properties contained in your document.

    • D. 

      Allows you to slant an object along a specified axis.

  • 8. 
    Seek Time
    • A. 

      An executable file refers to a program file. Executables in DOS and Windows usually have an .exe or a .com extension. In UNIX and Macintosh environments, executable files can have any name.

    • B. 

      How long it takes the computer to scan for a file; One of the more time-consuming elements in a computer’s performance and can significantly slow the speed of the processing cycle.

    • C. 

      An additional piece of software that "helps" your browser interpret and display specific file types that it doesn't have the built-in ability to do itself.

    • D. 

      A network that allows a company to share information with other businesses and customers. They transmit information over the Internet and require a user to have a password to access data on internal company servers.

  • 9. 
    Touchpad
    • A. 

      Can be used instead of a mouse. They sense the position of your finger and move the pointer accordingly.

    • B. 

      Allows you to distort the image while only dragging one corner at a time.

    • C. 

      Online documents that list and answer the most common questions on a particular subject.

    • D. 

      Is a way of reducing the size of one or more files, so that they don't take up a lot of space on a server or hard drive and can travel faster over a network.

  • 10. 
    Wireless keyboard
    • A. 

      When you place files on a UNIX (multitasking, timesharing operating system) system, you can assign the files various levels of permission, specifying who can access them, and what type of access they can have.

    • B. 

      Reduces clutter and improves mobility, has no wires and can be moved around easily.

    • C. 

      A program that displays information about someone on the Internet. When you are logged in, type finger followed by the e-mail address of the person you want to know more about and you will learn whether or not a person is logged on, what their actual name is, and when they last logged on.

    • D. 

      Helps you draw a path

  • 11. 
    Ergonomic keyboard
    • A. 

      Allows for a more natural positioning of your arms and hands.

    • B. 

      Refers to hardware or software that bridges the gap between two otherwise incompatible applications or networks so that data can be transferred among different computers.

    • C. 

      An application that was developed at the University of Minnesota to help organize files on the Internet. Named after the school's football mascot, this is a subject-based, menu-driven guide to finding and retrieving directories of information on the Internet.

    • D. 

      A list of links, compiled and maintained by your web browser, to interesting, useful or important URLs that you can click on to go directly to a website. Also called bookmarks or favorites in some browsers, are a standard feature of most web browsers.

  • 12. 
    Fragmentation
    • A. 

      Allows you to modify shapes.

    • B. 

      A graphic divided into regions or "hotspots.", that when clicked, accesses a web page that is linked to a particular region.

    • C. 

      Occurs when a piece of data is broken up into many pieces that are not stored close together.

    • D. 

      A standard system for identifying the type of data contained in a file based on its extension.