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  • 1. 

    What is the special debugging mode contained in ResEdit referred to as?

    • A.

      Foghorn Leghorn

    • B.

      UMA Mode

    • C.

      Microsoft Works

    • D.

      Debugger V1.4

    Correct Answer
    A. Foghorn Leghorn
    Explanation
    The special debugging mode contained in ResEdit is referred to as "Foghorn Leghorn".

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  • 2. 

    What does SGML stand for?

    • A.

      Standard Generic Markup Language

    • B.

      Structured General Markup Language

    • C.

      Structured Generic Markup Language

    • D.

      Standard Generalized Markup Language

    Correct Answer
    D. Standard Generalized Markup Language
    Explanation
    SGML stands for Standard Generalized Markup Language. It is a standard for defining markup languages used for document encoding and information exchange. SGML provides a framework for defining the structure and presentation of different types of documents, allowing for interoperability and data portability. It is the precursor to HTML and XML, and has been widely used in industries such as publishing and document management.

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  • 3. 

    How many bits per pixel do you need for a 256 GIF image?

    • A.

      256

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      128

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    D. 8
    Explanation
    For a 256 GIF image, you would need 8 bits per pixel. This is because 8 bits can represent 256 different values (2^8 = 256). Each pixel in a GIF image can be assigned a value from 0 to 255, which corresponds to a specific color in the image's color palette. Therefore, 8 bits per pixel is sufficient to represent all the colors in a 256 GIF image.

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  • 4. 

    In "Windows 2000", what do you need to remove from the computer before cloning/ghosting the drive?

    • A.

      File Permissions

    • B.

      All Important Files

    • C.

      Floppy Disk

    • D.

      Security Identifier

    Correct Answer
    D. Security Identifier
    Explanation
    Before cloning or ghosting the drive in Windows 2000, it is necessary to remove the Security Identifier (SID) from the computer. The SID is a unique identifier assigned to each user and group account in Windows, and it is used for authentication and authorization purposes. When cloning or ghosting a drive, if the SID is not removed, it can cause conflicts and issues with the cloned system, leading to problems with user accounts and security settings. Therefore, removing the SID is crucial to ensure a smooth and error-free cloning or ghosting process.

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  • 5. 

    What is the JavaScript function used to open a Yes/No or Ok/Cancel dialog box?

    • A.

      Window.Confirm()

    • B.

      Window.Dialog.Confirm()

    • C.

      Window.Dialog.Alert()

    • D.

      Window.Alert()

    Correct Answer
    A. Window.Confirm()
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Window.Confirm(). This function is used in JavaScript to open a dialog box with a message and two buttons, typically "Yes/No" or "Ok/Cancel". It allows the user to make a choice by clicking on one of the buttons.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is not a Unix/Linux shell?

    • A.

      PSH

    • B.

      KSH

    • C.

      SH

    • D.

      TCSH

    Correct Answer
    A. PSH
    Explanation
    PSH is not a Unix/Linux shell. The other options, KSH, SH, and TCSH, are all valid Unix/Linux shells.

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  • 7. 

    In UNIX, what is the /etc directory used for?

    • A.

      The Default Directory To Install Software

    • B.

      System And Software Configuration Files

    • C.

      The System-Specific Libraries

    • D.

      A Temp Directory

    Correct Answer
    B. System And Software Configuration Files
    Explanation
    The /etc directory in UNIX is used for storing system and software configuration files. These files contain important settings and parameters that control the behavior of the operating system and various applications installed on it. The /etc directory is a central location where administrators can access and modify these configuration files to customize the system according to their needs. It is an essential directory for managing and maintaining the overall configuration of the UNIX system.

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  • 8. 

    In Linux, which of the following is not a default chain for ipchains?

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Output

    • C.

      Redirect

    • D.

      Forward

    Correct Answer
    C. Redirect
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Redirect. In Linux, the default chains for ipchains are Input, Output, and Forward. The Redirect chain is not a default chain for ipchains.

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  • 9. 

    What does an odd-numbered Linux Kernel version (i.e., 2.3) refer to?

    • A.

      A Microsoft Version

    • B.

      A Non-GPL Version

    • C.

      A Production Version

    • D.

      A Development Version

    Correct Answer
    D. A Development Version
    Explanation
    An odd-numbered Linux Kernel version refers to a development version. Development versions of the Linux Kernel are typically identified by odd numbers, while stable or production versions are identified by even numbers. Development versions are used for testing and experimentation, and may not be as stable or feature-complete as production versions.

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  • 10. 

    Which shortcut in Windows allows you to view properties for the selected item?

    • A.

      Alt + Enter

    • B.

      Ctrl + O

    • C.

      Ctrl + U

    • D.

      Ctrl + A

    Correct Answer
    A. Alt + Enter
    Explanation
    Pressing Alt + Enter in Windows allows you to view properties for the selected item. This shortcut opens the properties window, which provides detailed information about the selected file, folder, or application. It is a convenient way to access and modify various settings and attributes associated with the selected item.

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  • 11. 

    What Windows keyboard shortcut will cycle through items in the order they were opened?

    • A.

      Ctrl + U

    • B.

      F4

    • C.

      Alt + Esc

    • D.

      Alt + Tab

    Correct Answer
    C. Alt + Esc
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Alt + Esc. This keyboard shortcut allows users to cycle through open windows in the order they were opened. By pressing Alt + Esc, users can quickly switch between different applications or windows without having to use the mouse or navigate through the taskbar. This shortcut is especially useful when working with multiple windows or applications simultaneously, as it provides a convenient way to switch between them in the order they were opened.

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  • 12. 

    What Windows keyboard shortcut will rename a selected item?

    • A.

      Alt+- (Alt+Hyphen)

    • B.

      Ctrl+A

    • C.

      Ctrl+Down Arrow

    • D.

      F2

    Correct Answer
    D. F2
    Explanation
    Pressing the F2 key on a Windows keyboard will rename a selected item. This shortcut is commonly used to quickly rename files, folders, or shortcuts in Windows Explorer or on the desktop. It allows users to easily change the name of a selected item without having to right-click and choose the "Rename" option from the context menu.

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  • 13. 

    What Windows keyboard shortcut will display the address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer?

    • A.

      Ctrl+Up Arrow

    • B.

      F4

    • C.

      Ctrl+O

    • D.

      Alt+Esc

    Correct Answer
    B. F4
    Explanation
    Pressing the F4 key in My Computer or Windows Explorer will display the address bar list. This allows the user to quickly access previously visited locations or enter a new location.

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  • 14. 

    Which shortcut in Windows allows you to activate the menu bar in the active program?

    • A.

      Ctrl + Esc

    • B.

      F10

    • C.

      Ctrl + Up Arrow

    • D.

      Alt + Esc

    Correct Answer
    B. F10
    Explanation
    Pressing the F10 key in Windows activates the menu bar in the active program. This shortcut is commonly used to access the menu options without using the mouse.

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  • 15. 

    Which shortcut in Windows allows you to display the "Start" menu?

    • A.

      F3

    • B.

      Alt+Esc

    • C.

      Ctrl+Esc

    • D.

      Ctrl+F4

    Correct Answer
    C. Ctrl+Esc
    Explanation
    Ctrl+Esc is the correct shortcut in Windows that allows you to display the "Start" menu. This shortcut is used to open the Start menu without using the mouse. By pressing Ctrl+Esc, you can access the Start menu and navigate through various options and applications on your computer. This shortcut is commonly used to quickly access programs, settings, and files on Windows operating systems.

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