Test 1 (Chapter 3)

  1. How many peripheral devices can you connect with a USB port?



    D. up to 127
  2. Which of the following are capable of processing many trillions of instructions in a single second?



    A. supercomputers
  3. Short text messages sent via a text message service are typically fewer than how many characters?



    B. 300
  4. Which of the following is NOT a likely complaint of someone who spends his or her workday using the computer?



    B. high blood pressure
  5. If a POS terminal is able to update inventory at geographically separate locations, what is the term for this ability?



    C. internet capable
  6. Which of the following occurs when the incoming electrical supply or voltage increases, often defined as more than five percent, above the normal volts?



    B. undervoltge
  7. What is the term for the picture/video message service available on smartphones and other mobile devices?



    C. MMS
  8. What is the term for the smallest element in an electronic image?



    D. pixel
  9. Image Upload 1
    Which of the following is an alternative to the use of your finger to enter data on a tablet like the one shown in the accompanying figure?



    A. stylus
  10. Which of the following do most major corporations use for business activities like billing millions of customers, preparing payroll for thousands of employees, and managing millions of items in inventory?



    D. mainframes
  11. The video clips that users of video message services send are typically how long?



    D. 30 seconds
  12. Which of the following are capable of processing many trillions of instructions in a single second?



    C. supercomputers
  13. Which of the following protects against electrical power variations?



    C. surge protector
  14. Which of the following is NOT a type of kiosk?



    A. media
  15. Which of the following is a device that plugs in a USB port on the computer or mobile device and contains multiple USB ports?



    B. USB hub
  16. Image Upload 2
    Which of the following is the practice of sharing computing resources, such as servers, like those in the accompanying figure?



    A. virtualization
  17. Which of the following are small speakers that rest inside each ear canal?



    B. earbuds
  18. What percent of e-waste is recycled?



    D. 20
  19. Which of the following are the fastest, most powerful computers — and the most expensive?



    A. supercomputers
  20. If a POS terminal is able to update inventory at geographically separate locations, what is the term for this ability?



    A. internet capable
  21. Which of the following is NOT a likely complaint of someone who spends his or her workday using the computer?



    C. high blood pressure
  22. Which of the following is an example of an operating system?



    A. Windows
  23. Which of the following do most major corporations use for business activities like billing millions of customers, preparing payroll for thousands of employees, and managing millions of items in inventory?



    A. mainframes
  24. Which of the following is NOT a type of kiosk?



    B. media
  25. Which of the following is not a determinant of the category in which a computer best fits?



    B. resolution
  26. Which of the following exists in the form of a single circuit board?



    D. blade server
  27. Which of the following companies does not manufacture computers that use the Windows operating system?



    C. Apple
  28. Which of the following kinds of UPS runs off a battery?



    C. online UPS
  29. Which of the following cameras is a high-end digital camera that has interchangeable lenses and uses a mirror to display on its screen an exact replica of the image to be photographed?

    a.convertible
    b.SLR
    c.MMS
    d.point-and-shoot
    b. SLR
  30. Which of the following is housed in a bay within a metal frame?



    A. rack server
  31. What is another name for a standby UPS?



    D. offline UPS
  32. What is the electronic component that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate the computer?



    C. processor
  33. Which of the following is an external device that provides connections to peripheral devices through ports built into the device?



    A. port replicator
  34. Which of the following are large, expensive, powerful computers that can handle hundreds or thousands of connected users simultaneously and store tremendous amounts of data, instructions, and information?



    D. mainframes
  35. What is the term for the technology that allows users to view message details such as the length of calls, for example?



    D. visual voice mail
  36. Image Upload 3
    Which of the following is not a part of a server like the one in the accompanying figure?



    D. bundled software
  37. Image Upload 4
    Which design of tablet, as shown on the right in the accompanying figure, has an attached keyboard?



    B. convertible tablet
  38. Which of the following is the process of initiating contact between two Bluetooth devices and allowing them to communicate with each other?



    B. pairing
  39. Which of the following is a four- or five-digit number assigned to a specific content or mobile service provider, for example, to vote for a television program contestant or donate to a charity?



    A. CSC
  40. Which of the following is a portable, personal computer designed to fit on your lap?



    B. notebook
  41. Which kind of keyboard projects an image of a keyboard on a flat surface?



    D. virtual
  42. Which of the following kinds of computing refers to an environment of servers that house and provide access to resources users access through the Internet?



    B. cloud
  43. Image Upload 5
    Which of the following is a network of several servers, like those in the accompanying figure, together in a single location?



    A. server farm
  44. It is estimated by one publisher that, on average, libraries replace a print book after how many checkouts?



    C. 26
  45. Which of the following is an affordable and lightweight digital camera with lenses built into it and a screen that displays an approximation of the image to be photographed?



    C. point-and-shoot
  46. Which of the following refers to the case that contains and protects the motherboard?



    C. system unit
  47. Which of the following is an example of a mobile device?



    B. smartphones
  48. Image Upload 6
    What is the term for an ultrathin laptop (like the one shown in the accompanying figure) that uses the Windows operating system?



    D. ultrabook
  49. Which of the following is held with both hands and controls the movement and actions of players or objects in video games or computer games?



    A. gamepad
  50. Which of the following are small and have limited hardware because they are components in larger products?



    D. embedded computers
  51. Which of the following types of computers targets a specific audience and offers high-quality audio, video, and graphics with optimal performance for sophisticated single-user and networked or Internet multiplayer games?



    C. gaming desktop
  52. Which of the following is built into an upright cabinet that stands alone?



    D. tower server
  53. Which of the following is a special-purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product?



    A. embedded computers
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