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Question 1.
Which of the following is NOT one of the four major functions of a computer?


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Question 2.
The most common type of system software is __________.


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Question 3.
Which of the following answers list the units of measure for memory size in increasing order?


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Question 4.
Criteria to select a printer that best meets your needs include all of the following EXCEPT __________.


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Question 5.
Which of the following is NOT an input device?


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Question 6.
An optical mouse uses __________ to detect the mouse movement.


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Question 7.
Which of the following devices is NOT available as a wireless device?


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Question 8.
Which of the following classifications is used for computers that can support hundreds of users at one time?


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Question 9.
For an LCD monitor, which of the following factors refers to the difference in light intensity between the brightest white and the darkest black?


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Question 10.
A basic computer system consists of all of the following elements EXCEPT __________.


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Question 11.
RAM is an example of __________.


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Question 12.
Color laser printers are an example of which category of printers?


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Question 13.
Which of the following is NOT true about ergonomics and your computer?


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Question 14.
The motherboard contains all of the following EXCEPT __________.


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Question 15.
All of the following are optical storage devices EXCEPT __________.


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Question 16.
With regard to computers, the terms data and information mean the same thing.


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Question 17.
The Ethernet port is used for network connectivity.


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Question 18.
All-in-one printers combine the functions of printing, scanning, copying, and faxing into one machine.


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Question 19.
FOLED screens are a new type of screen being designed on flexible material that can function while bent.


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Question 20.
The Dvorak keyboard puts the most commonly used letters in the English language on "home keys," the keys in the middle row of the keyboard.


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Question 21.
Function keys perform the same action regardless of the software package being used.


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Question 22.
A toggle key is a key that turns a function on or off.


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Question 23.
When your computer is in Sleep mode, all the documents, applications, and data you were using remain in RAM.


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Question 24.
Processor speed is measured in hertz (machine cycles per second).


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Question 25.
RAM holds all the instructions the computer needs to start up.


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Question 26.
The most important factor to consider when choosing an LCD monitor is resolution.


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Question 27.
Computers work exclusively with words.


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Question 28.
Tablet PCs are similar to notebooks but also include a touch-sensitive screen and handwriting-recognition software.


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Question 29.
Unidirectional microphones are best for recording a conference call when you need to pick up the voices of multiple speakers.


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Question 30.
CPU performance is NOT affected by the number of cores in the processor.


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Question 31.
Match the following terms with their correct descriptions.




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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 31.1 through 31.6. 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 a point (or a tiny dot) on a screen
B powering on the computer from a completely turned off state
C place where data and programs that the CPU uses are stored
D holds all the instructions the computer needs to start up
E most common type of port used to connect input and output devices to the computer
F a portable nonvolatile memory device
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Question 32.
Match the following terms with their correct descriptions.




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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 32.1 through 32.6. 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 collection of 8 binary digits (bits)
B permanent storage whose contents are not erased when power is turned off
C temporary memory whose contents are erased when power is turned off
D represents either a 0 or 1
E transfer marks to paper by spraying ink, using laser beams, or using thermal heat
F transfer marks to paper by striking the paper through an inked ribbon
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Question 33.
Match the following terms with their correct descriptions.




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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 33.1 through 33.6. 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 devices or peripherals that are no longer popular or available
B measure of the greatest amount of light showing when the monitor is displaying pure white
C measure of the difference in light intensity between the brightest white and the darkest black colors that a monitor can produce
D display that also doubles as an input device
E how far you can move to the side of a monitor before the image quality degrades
F the clearness or sharpness of the image
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Question 34.
Match the following terms with their correct descriptions.




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A uses an internal sensor or laser to detect the mouse's movement
B the format used for HD video
C a mouse with a rollerball that sits on top or on the side
D makes it possible to transmit live video over the Web
E a small, touch-sensitive area at the base of some laptop keyboards
F a small joystick-like nub that allows you to move the cursor with the tip of your finger.
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