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This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
A field of study focused on managing and processing information and the automatic retrieval of information is _________.


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Question 2.
The process of searching huge amounts of data with the hope of finding a pattern is __________.


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Question 3.
A wireless technology that transmits data over short distances is __________.


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Question 4.
__________ is the transfer of jobs from the United States to other countries.


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Question 5.
Computing and software that attempts to manipulate emotions is known as __________.


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Question 6.
There is a recognition that those people who have access to computer technology are at an advantage over those who do not. This phenomenon is known as the __________.


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Question 7.
Hackers are people who maliciously gain access to your computer and viruses are tools hackers use to destroy or steal your data on your computer.


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Question 8.
Computer literacy is about being able to use a computer to create programs and make repairs.


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Question 9.
Retailers often use data mining to gather information about consumers and their buying habits.


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Question 10.
MaxiCode is not used much today because it cannot be scanned.


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Question 11.
If you plan a career as a dancer, there is no need to become computer literate, because computers are never used in dancing.


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Question 12.
Many computer programming jobs have been offshored to other countries.


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Question 13.
Moodle is a browser software used in many colleges.


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Question 14.
The Internet allows students to visit the Smithsonian Institute directly from the classroom using a virtual tour.


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Question 15.
Computers can evaluate expressions and distinguish true emotion from deception as effectively as humans.


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Question 16.
It is easier to relocate devices on a wired network.


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Question 17.
A device installed in your computer that allows it to communicate with other devices on a network is a __________.


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Question 18.
The farming community can use computers to help track the movement of contaminated animals using a device known as ____________________.


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Question 19.
A CPU is installed in most vehicles today. A CPU stands for __________.


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Question 20.
Environmental trends and governmental regulation are driving auto manufacturers to develop vehicles that produce lower emissions as the push for more efficient cars and higher gas mileage continues.


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Question 21.
Life-sized computerized humans used in the medical field to help medical students learn medical procedures are known as __________.


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Question 22.
When software is listed as public domain, it means __________.


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Question 23.
Match each term with its definition.



A matching question presents 10 answer choices and 10 items. The answer choices are lettered A through J. The items are numbered 23.1 through 23.10. 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 searching large amounts of data for patterns
B having a computer system and many other devices that connect to a home network
C field of study that focuses on the managing, processing, and retrieval of data
D the analysis of computer data for legal purposes
E the study of molecules and structures that range in size from 1 to 100 nanometers.
F instructions that tell a computer what to do
G having the ability to understand the capabilities and limitations of a computer
H unsolicited e-mail messages
I not covered by copyright
J Computing that relates to emotion or deliberately tries to influence emotion
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Question 24.
Computer literacy is not concerned with the ethical implications of computer technology.


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Question 25.
The digital divide contributes to the cycle of poverty.


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