Midterm Exam - Nursing Informatics

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Midterm Exam - Nursing Informatics

Midterm exam for my Nursing Informatics class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 2. 
    Computer programs that makes the computer work
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 3. 
    Users, manipulators that make the computer work
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Electrons

  • 4. 
    It is referred as the brain of the computer.
    • A. 

      Output device

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Input device

    • D. 

      CPU

    • E. 

      Process

  • 5. 
    The type of memory that sotrage is not erased even if computer is turned off is called
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      ALU

    • E. 

      MU

  • 6. 
    The working memory that is used for primary storage is referred to as
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      ALU

    • E. 

      MU

  • 7. 
    What type of software that supervises the computer's system resources?
    • A. 

      Network Software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Internet Software

  • 8. 
    A type of software that is designed to help the user to perform singular or multiple related specific tasks.
    • A. 

      Network Software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Internet Software

  • 9. 
    Windows, Linux and Ubuntu is an example of
    • A. 

      Application software

    • B. 

      Network software

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    For a computer to work, it must have a way of receiving commands.  This is done through the use of
    • A. 

      Diskettes

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Input devices

  • 11. 
    What is the most commonly used input device?
    • A. 

      Keyboard and mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard and scanner

    • C. 

      Scanner and mouse

    • D. 

      Scanner and keyboard

  • 12. 
    A type of hardware that is used to output the results processed by the computer is called
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Process

  • 13. 
    Computer process is done using what device in the computer.
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Storage media

  • 14. 
    CD-ROM, Hard drive, USB disk and diskettes are types of
    • A. 

      Input device

    • B. 

      Output device

    • C. 

      Process

    • D. 

      Storage media

  • 15. 
    A type of storage media that has very high speed and high density that can store large capacity of files.
    • A. 

      USB disk

    • B. 

      Diskette

    • C. 

      CD ROM

    • D. 

      Hard drive

  • 16. 
    A unit of data in the binary numbering system.
    • A. 

      Hexadecimal

    • B. 

      Numeral

    • C. 

      Bits and Bytes

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 17. 
    A class of computer that operates on continuous physical or electrical magnitudes, measuring ongoing continuous analog quantities such as voltage, current, temperature and pressure.
    • A. 

      Analog

    • B. 

      Digital

    • C. 

      Hybrid

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 18. 
    A class of computer that operates on discrete discontinuous  numerical digits using the binary numbering system.
    • A. 

      Analog

    • B. 

      Digital

    • C. 

      Hybrid

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 19. 
    A class of computers that contains features of both analog and digital computer.
    • A. 

      Digital

    • B. 

      Analog

    • C. 

      Hybrid

    • D. 

      Electronic

  • 20. 
    A type of computer that is small, special function computer that were introduced in the 1990's.
    • A. 

      Supercomputers

    • B. 

      Mainframes

    • C. 

      Microcomputer

    • D. 

      Hand-held computer

  • 21. 
    Modem is short for
    • A. 

      Modulating and demodulating device

    • B. 

      Model and demodelling device

    • C. 

      Modelating and demodelating device

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    A  __________ is a set of cooperative interconnected computers for the purpose of information exchange.
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      topology

    • D. 

      Server

  • 23. 
    The art and science of creating networks is referred to as
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Topology

    • D. 

      Server

  • 24. 
    The computer that provides resources to a network is called
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      topology

    • D. 

      Server

  • 25. 
    The computer that access shared resources on the network is referred to as
    • A. 

      peer

    • B. 

      Server

    • C. 

      Client

    • D. 

      Mainframe