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Final Exam Test Review. Intro To Computers. Computers process ____. a. data into information b. information into data c. data into instructions d. instructions into data. The circuitry of the system unit usually is part of or is connected to a circuit board called the ____.

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Final Exam

Test Review

Intro To Computers

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Computers process ____.

a. data into information

b. information into data

c. data into instructions

d. instructions into data

The circuitry of the system unit usually is part of or is connected to a circuit board called the ____.

a. fatherboard

b. motherboard

c. brotherboard

d. sisterboard

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Storage holds ____ for future use.

a. data

b. instructions

c. information

d. all of the above

____ allows users to create documents such as letters, memos, and brochures.

a. Web browser

b. Word processing software

c. Database software

d. Spreadsheet software

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The CPU contains __________.

a. input devices and output devices

b. the control unit and the arithmetic/logic unit

c. main memory and storage devices

d. all of the above

Memory stores __________.

a.the operating system and other system software that control the usage of the computer equipment

b. application programs designed to carry out a specific task

c. the data being processed by application programs

d. all of the above

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A universal serial bus (USB) port __________.

a. is a special type of serial port designed to connect the system unit to a musical instrument

b. can connect up to 127 different peripheral devices with a single connector

c. is a special high-speed parallel port used to attach peripheral devices such as disk drives and printers

d. Allows wireless devices to transmit signals to a computer via infrared light waves

A __________ connects the CPU to main memory.

system bus

VESA local bus

PCI bus

PC Card bus

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Of the four types of input, a collection of unorganized facts that can include words, numbers, pictures, sounds, and videos is called ____________.

a. data

b. user response

c. program

d. command

A __________ is similar to a copy machine except that it creates a file of the document instead of a paper copy.

a. scanner

b. touchpad

c. graphics tablet

d. bitmap

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All of the following are commonly used output devices except __________.

display devices and printers

pointing devices and keyboards

data projectors and speakers

facsimile machines and headsets

A monitor with higher resolution displays a __________.

smaller number of pixels, which provides a rougher image

smaller number of pixels, which provides a smoother image

greater number of pixels, which provides a rougher image

greater number of pixels, which provides a smoother image

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The speed of an ink-jet printer is measured by the number of __________ it can print.

characters per second (cps)

dots per inch (dpi)

pages per minute (ppm)

spots per centimeter (spc)

To start up, a computer locates ____.

application software in storage and loads it into memory

application software in memory and loads it onto storage

an operating system in storage and loads it into memory

an operating system in memory and loads it onto storage

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Examples of nonvolatile storage media include all of the following except ____.


floppy disks


PC Cards

A modem card, also called an internal modem, _____.

enhances the audio-generating capabilities of a personal computer by allowing sound to be input through a microphone and output through external speakers or headset

converts computer output into a signal that travels through a cable to the monitor, which displays an image on the screen

is a type of communications device that enables computers to communicate via telephone lines, cable television lines, or other media

is a communications device that allows a computer to access a network

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Two types of system software are ____. following except ____.

a. application software and utility programs

b. Web browsers and application software

c. operating systems and utility programs

d. operating systems and Web browsers

If a new device, such as a printer or scanner, is attached to a computer, its ____ must be installed before the device can be used.

a. driver

b. platform

c. manager

d. kernel

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A ____ is a list of commonly used commands for completing a task related to the current activity or selected item.

a. command box

b. shortcut menu

c. dialog box

d. submenu

A file is ____.

a. an on-screen work area that has a graphical user interface

b. a named collection of stored data, instructions, or information

c. an instruction that causes a program to perform a specific action

d. a horizontal space that contains a window’s title

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A ____ is a special window that provides information, presents available options, or requests a response.

a. command box

b. shortcut menu

c. dialog box

d. submenu

To cut involves removing a portion of a document and storing it in a temporary storage location, sometimes called a ____.

a. dialog box

b. clipboard

c. template

d. submenu

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The insertion point, end mark, mouse pointer, rulers, scroll bars, and status bar are the main elements of the __________.

a. Word toolbar

b. Word document window

c.Formatting toolbar

d. Graphics toolbar

In Word, to change the default margin settings, click File on the menu bar and then click the __________ command.

a. Page Setup

c. Insert

b. Edit

d. Format

Some Word Questions

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________, a primary part of Excel, pictorially represent(s) data.

a. Worksheets

b. Charts

c. Databases

d. Web support

The __________ preceding a formula is an important part of the formula, because it alerts Excel that a formula or function is being entered and not text.

a. at sign (@)

c. percent sign (%)

b. dollar sign ($)

d. equal sign (=)

Excel Questions

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A(n) __________ contains information about a given person, product, or event.

a. attribute

b. column

c. field

d. record

A(n) __________ contains a specific piece of information within a record.

a. field

b. entity

c. row

d. database


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The basic unit of a PowerPoint presentation is a(n) __________.

a. placeholder

b. template

c. slide

d. object

PowerPoint is a complete __________ program that allows you to produce professional looking presentations.

a. personal information management

b. spreadsheet

c. presentation graphics

d. database


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Happy Holidays __________.

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