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QUESTIONS FOR CMP 103CHAPTER.1 A printer is an example of computer: B Ο input device. Ο hardware. Ο software. Ο programs.

A modem is necessary if you want to: D Ο have voice mail added to your regular telephone service. Ο display digital camera photographs on your computer screen. Ο add a scanner to your computer system. Ο connect to the Internet over analog phone lines.Input, processing, output, and storage are collectively referred to as: C Ο communications. Ο the system unit. Ο the information processing cycle. Ο the systems cycle.Storage devices are included in: B Ο the central processing unit. Ο the system unit. Ο the microprocessor. Ο RAM.Of the following computer types, which one is the most powerful? A Ο Professional workstation Ο Desktop computer Ο Internet appliance Ο Network computer Checking the spelling in a word processed document is an example of which of the four computer operations?A Ο Processing Ο Output Ο Storage Ο InputWhich of the following statements is considered a disadvantage of using a computer? CStorage devices are inadequate to hold data and programs.Computers are unreliable.People generate more information from computers than they can

possibly use.Computers work with text and graphics only.Which one of the following options is considered data? B Ο Program Ο Sounds Ο Peripheral Ο InformationWhich of the following is the most frequently used input device? D Ο Touch screen Ο Microphone Ο Scanner Ο Keyboard To analyze huge amounts of scientific data and display underlying patterns, you would use a: C Ο minicomputer Ο mainframe. Ο supercomputer. Ο server The Internet is needed in all of the following instances EXCEPT: B Ο using the WWW to research ways to treat poison ivy. Ο sending an original physical copy of a letter to a customer. Ο conducting business with an e-tailer. Ο sending and receiving instant messages with your best friend.Which of the following statements regarding computer ethics is NOT true? C Ο Computer ethics is associated with your moral beliefs. Ο Computer ethics defines right and wrong principles for computer professionals. Ο Standards for computer ethics support copying programs and digital music. Ο Computer ethics is a new branch of philosophy. CHAPTER 2 The two major components of system software are: A Ο the operating system and system utilities. Ο application software and system utilities. Ο primary memory and storage. Ο

the operating system and applications software.Which of the following may be necessary for you to do after you install new application software? D Ο Press Shift + Alt + Del. Ο Turn the computer power switch off and then back on. Ο Do a cold boot. Ο Do a warm boot.The power-on self-test: B Ο is able to provide detailed on-screen instructions that the user finds easy to follow to correct hardware problems. Ο verifies that the computer hardware is working properly. Ο is conducted before the BIOS instructions are placed in the memory. Ο checks for upgrades to the application software.The options in the setup program needed for the BIOS to find the operating system are stored in: B Ο a driver. Ο CMOS. Ο the kernel. Ο the registry.Microsoft Windows stores your computer configuration information regarding installed hardware and softwarein a: D Ο catalog. Ο boot. Ο device driver. Ο registry.In order to see a custom system utility in Microsoft Windows after loading the operating system, you: A Ο can right-click the small icon at the right side of the taskbar. Ο have to load the utility from storage and then right-click on the icon at the bottom left of the screen. Ο can click on the utility icon and then press F8. Ο can click on the utility name that displays at the top of the screen

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Ο File Ο Edit Ο ToolsTo provide a consistent look for a fax cover sheet, you can use a ____________ that comes with the application program. C Ο pattern Ο sample Ο template Ο help fileIf you activate the autosave option in your application program, A Ο your work will be automatically saved at intervals that you specify, such as every 10 minutes. Ο you cannot use the regular save method in the application program. Ο there is no danger in losing any of the file that you created if the program fails. Ο your file will automatically save when you close it.A wizard is: C Ο a document you open that contains a set of predetermined formats and text that you complete with your personal information. Ο another name for a template. Ο a series of dialog boxes that guide you through the steps to complete a long or complex task. Ο a feature reserved for professionally trained people who create form designs.Application software refers to the programs that people use to help the computer to function properly. B Ο True Ο False A software suite contains individual full-powered software application programs that all share the sameresources. A Ο True Ο False Copy-protected software is software that contains measures to prevent the user from installing the software onmore computers than the license grants. A Ο True Ο False Defaults are settings that are active in all documents until you change the settings to different ones. A Ο True Ο False Extensions to filenames in Windows identify the type of operating system used

to create the file. B Ο True Ο False CHAPTER. 4 In the binary numbering system, the number 256 associated with computer functions and applications working behind the scenes represents the: C Ο processor speed. Ο data transfer rate measured in bits per second. Ο number of possible combinations that can be created with eight bits being in either the state of on or off. Ο maximum allowable combinations represented by eight bytes being in either an on or off state. One byte represents: C Ο a word. Ο eight characters. Ο eight bits. Ο a single digit with two possible states.Today the main use for a parallel port is to: D Ο send and receive data in a serial fashion. Ο facilitate communication between peripherals that are more than a dozen feet or so away. Ο connect an infrared mouse to your computer. Ο connect a printer to your system unit.The pathway connecting internal components of the microprocessor is called the: A Ο data bus. Ο instruction set. Ο port. Ο system clock.Which kind of memory contains instructions that have been prerecorded and will not be erased when you turnoff the computer power? C Ο DRAM Ο Primary cache Ο ROM Ο RAMCache memory: A

Ο stores frequently accessed program instructions and data. Ο occupies several megabytes of storage. Ο is slower than ROM. Ο is less expensive than RAM.During the ____B________ basic operation, the control unit determines what the program is telling thecomputer to do. Ο arithmetic Ο decode Ο execute Ο fetchThe pulses generated by the system clock: A Ο synchronize the computer’s internal activities. Ο are measured in thousands of cycles per second (KHz). Ο are referred to as the word size. Ο transmit data to your printer.To free up space on your desktop, choose a computer that has a small: B Ο instruction set. Ο footprint. Ο word size. Ο chipset.The type of memory that is synchronized to the pulses of the computer’s system clock is: D Ο DRAM. Ο unicode. Ο ROM. Ο SDRAM.CISC: D Ο includes special-purpose circuits that consume low levels of power. Ο stands for complex internal set computer. Ο is the technology used on reduced instruction set computers. Ο is becoming more like RISC processor architecture.Which of the following is a factor that probably would NOT affect a microprocessor’s performance? D Ο Clock speed

Ο Chip architecture Ο Data bus width Ο Footprint ________A____ occurs when the processor executes an instruction but then decides to store it because itexpects the instruction to be useful. Ο Speculative execution Ο Parallel processing Ο Branch prediction Ο Data dependencyA test that measures for comparison purposes the performance of hardware devices is called a(n): B Ο execution test. Ο benchmark. Ο pipeline. Ο instruction cycle.Of the following choices, the largest measurement of storage is a: D Ο gigabyte. Ο kilobyte. Ο megabyte. Ο terabyte.DİKKATTTTTA program written for one type of processor might not be compatible with another processor type.A Ο True Ο False Computer designers use the read-only memory to enable super-fast computers to function at maximum speed. B Ο True Ο False SCSI is a type of processor. B Ο True Ο False Random access memory is an example of volatile memory. A Ο True Ο False ASCII character code uses 16 bits to represent characters. B Ο True Ο False Match each computer term with the correct definition.

Ο ARPANET was a packet switching network. Ο ARPANET was the first national network that carried commercial traffic.Which of the following best describes the difference between the Internet and the WWW? A Ο The Internet is the physical network of global computers, and the WWW is many hypertext documentsdistributed globally over many computers. Ο The Internet carries traffic for schools, government offices, and other public organizations, while theWWW carries commercial traffic. Ο The Internet is the collection of computers, and the WWW is the wiring and transmission protocols thatconnect them. Ο The Internet consists of software programs such as e-mail and IRC, while the WWW is a collection of Web pages.What is the best definition of hypertext? C Ο Hypertext is text formatted with HTML tags to control the color or size. Ο Hypertext is a file stored in binary format on an FTP server. Ο Hypertext is text and other multimedia data in which the user can control the viewing sequence. Ο Hypertext is any document that includes nontextual elements, such as sound or image.Which client software runs on a user’s local computer and is used to request and display Web pages? C Ο HTML Ο FTP Ο Web browser Ο Web server Which portion of the URL below records the directory or folder of the desired resource? B Ο http Ο firstfloor Ο shoes.htm Ο www.somestore.comOne key to the success of the Internet is its interoperability. What is meant by this term? D Ο All Web servers use the same operating systems and application software. Ο All Web pages use the same set of HTML tags.

Ο TCP/IP protocols can be purchased in both Windows and Mac versions. Ο Computers on the Internet can transmit messages even if they have different hardware and operatingsystems.What is the purpose of a top-level domain name? A Ο It describes a type of organization or geographical location. Ο It is an English name associated with the numeric IP address. Ο It describes the protocol used to transmit pages from the Web site. Ο It denotes whether the server is a Web server, FTP server, or mail server.Assume you have recently purchased an exotic breed of cat. Which type of Internet service might you use if youwould like to get some advice in real-time from other pet owners across the world? B Ο Instant messaging Ο Internet Relay Chat Ο E-mail Ο Mailing listsWhat is the shape of the mouse as it moves over a hyperlink on a Web page? D Ο I-Beam Ο Arrowhead Ο Hourglass Ο Hand What is the role of an Internet Service Provider (ISP)? B Ο It is software that allows your home computer to connect to the Internet. Ο It is a company which sells Internet connection time. Ο It is the standard protocol used on the Internet for the transmission of packets. Ο It is a company which designs Web sites for individuals or businesses.Which of the following is NOT a network client program typically offered in a software suite such as MicrosoftInternet Explorer or Netscape Communicator. C CEVABI BELİRSİZZ!!! Ο E-mail Ο Internet telephony Ο Pop-up control Ο Web browser Which of the following statements best describes the type of Web pages found with the following searchcondition? A+whale –“fin whale” Ο

Pages that discuss whales other than fin whales Ο All pages related to whales Ο All pages that discuss fins or discuss whales Ο Pages that discuss fin whalesWhich search condition would produce the most similar result to the one seen below?+circus +tiger A Ο circus AND tiger Ο circus NOT tiger Ο “circus tiger” Ο circus OR tiger Which of the following is NOT one of the questions you should ask yourself concerning the authenticity of comments made on a Web page? B Ο Is the author affiliated with a recognized organization or company? Ο Is the author someone whose name you recognize? Ο Does the author include a bibliography of citations? Ο Does the author use correct grammar and spelling?Assume you have downloaded a file named from an FTP site. What should you do with the file toview its contents? D Ο Open the file in your Web browser Ο Execute the file by entering its name in the Windows Run box or at the operating system’s command prompt Ο Open the file in your word processor Ο Decompress the file using a product like WinZipIf a URL does NOT specify a resource name, the existing home page of the Web site is displayed. A Ο True Ο FalseA Web page wriBtten in HTML cannot be viewed in a text editor since it contains formatting such as font styleor color. B Ο True Ο FalseIf you have a Mac computer at home, it will ONLY be able to access Web pages from a Mac-based Web server.B Ο True Ο False 111.456.23.789.45.67 is an example of an IP address. B Ο True

Ο FalseIf you wish to give an English-like name to your Web server, you must first register the name. A Ο True Ο False