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This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
Which one of the following would NOT be the standard built-in input device on a new laptop computer?


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Question 2.
Which of the following would NOT be found in a modern grocery store?


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Question 3.
Which of the following software could assist someone who cannot use their hands for computer input?


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Question 4.
Which of the following monitors is newer and less bulky than the traditional monitor?


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Question 5.
Which printer produces the highest quality of text and graphics?


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Question 6.
Which of the following is a secondary storage device that can be written on?


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Question 7.
What is one of the few devices that accesses data sequentially?


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Question 8.
Which of the following is NOT removable media?


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Question 9.
Which of the following solid-state storage (no moving parts) devices has a storage capacity from 128 MB up to several gigabytes?


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Question 10.
Which of the following allows additional internal drives to be added to a computer system?


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Question 11.
What does it mean to be platform independent?


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Question 12.
What does hot swap mean?


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Question 13.
What does open architecture allow?


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Question 14.
OCR, optical character recognition software, first must be trained to understand a particular voice before it can be functional.


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Question 15.
Because they are expensive, flatbed scanners are typically used only by businesses.


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Question 16.
LCD screens are used only for portable computers.


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Question 17.
Ergonomics is the science of designing computers that use less energy.


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Question 18.
Access speeds are slower for optical discs than for magnetic storage.


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Question 19.
A USB is platform independent and can be used on a Mac or PC.


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Question 20.
Match each computer term with the correct definition.




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A matching question presents 6 answer choices and 6 items. The answer choices are lettered A through F. The items are numbered 20.1 through 20.6. Screen readers will read the answer choices first. Then each item will be presented along with a select menu for choosing an answer choice. Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Platform independent port
B Attaches a modem and transmits one bit at a time
C Adds a LAN port
D Port used for plugging in a monitor
E Attaches the printer
F Port used in the past for scanners and external drives
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