Page Ref: 112-113 9) A memory device inside the system unit is an AutoContent Wizard.
Page Ref: 105 10) The hard drive is usually designated Drive D.
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11) A laser printer creates images on a page by squirting ink on the page.
Page Ref: 103 12) A folder is the organizational unit that holds files or other folders.
Page Ref: 108-109 13) Hard copy refers to any output that is printed.
Page Ref: 101 14) Mouse buttons are used to move the pointer on the screen.
Page Ref: 100 15) CD-ROM, DVD, and CD-Rs have the advantage of being able to record on the media as well
as play back data stored on them.
Page Ref: 111-113 16) The operating system is the collection of programs that tells the computer how to function and
manage its operations.
Page Ref: 95 17) Application programs include software that helps students learn while academic programs are
software that helps teachers teach.
Page Ref: 96 18) ROM chips store the initial instructions that tell the computer how to start up.
Page Ref: 94 19) Bundled software, unlike a productivity suite, is an integrated software package that has the
capability to perform many but not all application functions.
Page Ref: 98 20) The keyboard and the mouse are the most common types of output devices on personal
Page Ref: 99 21) Hard copy differs from soft copy in that it is the printed version of what is seen on the
Page Ref: 101 22) Windows and Mac OS present command options to users via windows, or boxed collections of
icons and text.
Page Ref: 95 23) Floppy disks are the optical storage media that hold as much data as the typical hard drive.
Page Ref: 106 24) Two advantages of CDs are their storage capacity and easy transportability.
Page Ref: 111-112 25) When comparing a DVD and CD, the DVD holds approximately half as much as the CD and
requires a special player to read it.
Page Ref: 114 26) CD-RWs can be read and recorded upon multiple times.
Page Ref: 112-113 27) In computing, memory and storage both refer to the hard disk drive in a computer.
Page Ref: 92 28) Booting up the computer means starting it up, beginning with turning on the power.
Page Ref: 94 29) In a GUI operating system, commands are issued by clicking on icons.
Page Ref: 95 30) The RAM uses the CPU to assist in getting your processing task done.
Page Ref: 104 31) Data stored in RAM is permanent.
Page Ref: 104 32) All computers today have a hard disk drive to store programs and data.
Page Ref: 105 33) Recordable DVDs are currently available in more than one competing format.Page Ref: 115 34) Although specialty papers, such as stickers, labels, and glossy photo paper, can be used in an
ink jet printer, they should not be used in a laser printer due to the high temperatures in the
Page Ref: 103 Multiple Choice Questions
1) The drive that reads information stored on compact discs is the
A) floppy drive.
B) hard drive.
C) tape drive.
D) CD-ROM drive.
Page Ref: 112 2) A pointing device that is handheld and used to select and change the position of items on the
screen is a
D) A, B, and C
Page Ref: 99-100 3) Making sure all the computer parts work together is the job of the
B) operating system.
Page Ref: 95 4) Compared to floppy disks, CD-ROM discs have ________ storage capacity.
C) the same
Page Ref: 106 5) A packaged collection of software programs that are all manufactured by the same company
and follow the same design is termed a(n)
A) antivirus suite.
B) applications suite.
C) crash guard suite.
D) shareware suite.
Page Ref: 96 6) Printer resolution is measured as
C) dot pitch.
Page Ref: 102 7) Computer-generated transparencies for ink jet printers use film that is
B) heat tolerant.
C) white strip.
D) B and C
E) A and CPage Ref: 102
8) A billion bytes of data are referred to as a
Page Ref: 106 9) The floppy drive on the computer is usually designated by which letter?
Page Ref: 105 10) Computer storage that is long term and continues after the power to the computer has been
turned off is
A) disk storage.
Page Ref: 105 11) The type of software that typically makes it possible for users to accomplish a desired task is
A) utility program.
B) operating system.
C) application software.
D) communications software.
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12) The type of optical storage that allows you to both read and store data to the disc is a
Page Ref: 112-113 13) An example of a common input device is a
Page Ref: 99 14) A program that can cause damage to your computer system and that should be scanned for
whenever starting your computer is a
Page Ref: 110
15) The optical storage media that can be read only is the
C) floppy disk.
Page Ref: 111 16) In selecting software for the classroom, it is first necessary to ensure
A) the software is consistent with the classroom machineʹs specifications.
B) the software is the correct grade level for your students.
C) the software features the both text and colorful graphics.
D) the software addresses diverse learning styles.
Page Ref: 98 17) The type of program that tells the computer how to accomplish a task is a(n)