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CSC 100 QUIZZES AND THEIR ANSWERS


SPRING 2012


csc100

quizz01


Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


____

1.

Computers process _____.

a.

data into information

c.

data into
instructions

b.

information into data

d.

instructions into data



____

2.

All of the following are widely used input devices
except

the _____.

a.

keyboard and mouse

c.

digital camera and PC video camera

b.

microphone and scanner

d.

printer and monitor



____

3.

Storage holds _____ for future use.

a.

data

c.

information

b.

instructions

d.

all of the above



____

4.

People around the world use the Internet to _____.

a.

communicate with and meet other people

c.

access sources of information and leisure

b.

shop for goods and services

d.

all of the above



____

5.

A computer’s _____ determine(s) the category it best fits.

a.

size and speed

c.

price

b.

processing power

d.

all of the above



True/False

Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or

false.


____

6.

A Web site is a collection of related Web pages.


____

7.

The two categories of software are system software and application software.


____

8.

When a user starts a computer, portions of the operating system load into the computer’s hard
disk from memory.


____

9.

A utility program allows a user to perform maintenance
-
type tasks related to managing a
computer, its devices, or its programs.


____

10.

Industry experts typically classify computers into three categories: desktop computers, not
ebook
computers, and mobile devices.

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Answer Section


MULTIPLE CHOICE



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csc100

quizz02


Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that
best completes the statement or answers the question.


____

1.

When a user specifies a domain name, a _____ translates the domain name to its associated IP
address so data can route to the correct computer.

a.

URL client

c.

URL server

b.

DNS client

d.

DNS

server



____

2.

To browse the Internet, you need a _____.

a.

computer that is connected to the Internet and that has a Web browser

b.

wireless modem

c.

domain name

d.

home network



____

3.

Many Web pages use _____, which is the appearance of motion

created by displaying a series of
still images in sequence.

a.

thumbnails

c.

virtual reality

b.

audio

d.

animation



____

4.

Today, _____ is a primary communications method for both personal and business use.

a.

e
-
commerce

c.

chat room

b.

FTP

d.

e
-
mail



____

5.

_____ is the process of transferring documents, graphics, and other objects from a computer to a
server on the Internet.

a.

Uploading

c.

Downloading

b.

Streaming

d.

Flowing



True/False

Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or
false.


____

6.

When a Web address is entered, a user sends, or pushes, information to a Web server.


____

7.

To remind you visually that you have clicked a link, a text link often changes color after it is
clicked.


____

8.

The two most commonly used
search tools are subject directories and keywords.


____

9.

Search engines are particularly helpful in locating Web pages about certain topics or in locating
specific pages for which a user does not know the exact Web address.


____

10.

According to netiqu
ette, Internet users should assume all material is accurate and up
-
to
-
date.

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quizz02

Answer Section


MULTIPLE CHOICE



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2.

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A

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F

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T

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F

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ANS:

T

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ANS:

F

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csc100

quizz03


Multiple
Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


____

1.

_____ is free software, but it has been donated for public use and has no copyright restrictions.

a.

Shareware

c.

Freeware

b.

Public
-
domain softwa
re

d.

Packaged software



____

2.

_____ includes programs such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation graphics,
personal information manager software, PDA business software, software suites, accounting, and
project management.

a.

Business

software

b.

Graphics and multimedia software

c.

Software for home, personal, and educational use

d.

Communications software



____

3.

When computer users _____ a document, they enter text or numbers, insert graphical images, and
perform other tasks
using an input device.

a.

create

c.

print

b.

format

d.

save



____

4.

To _____ a document means to make changes to its existing content.

a.

format

c.

edit

b.

save

d.

print



____

5.

_____ is the delivery of education at one location while the learning
takes place at other
locations.

a.

Extended training (ET)

c.

Remote teaching (RT)

b.

Faraway schooling (FS)

d.

Distance learning (DL)



True/False

Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.


____

6.

Open source software is copyrighted
software that is distributed at no cost for a trial period.


____

7.

To use application software, a computer must be running system software, specifically, an
operating system.


____

8.

Pasting is the process of transferring an item from a clipboard to a s
pecific location in a
document.


____

9.

With a personal information manager’s address book, users can schedule activities for a particular
day and time.


____

10.

Software suites provide ease of use because the programs within a software suite normally us
e a
similar interface and share features.

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quizz03

Answer Section


MULTIPLE CHOICE



1.

ANS:

B

DIF:

P

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2.

ANS:

A

DIF:

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3.

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A

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4.

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C

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5.

ANS:

D

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ANS:

F

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T

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T

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ANS:

F

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10.

ANS:

T

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csc100

quizz04


Multiple Choice

Identify the letter
of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


____

1.

Each tick of the system clock equates to a _____.

a.

clock shot

c.

clock rhythm

b.

clock spring

d.

clock cycle



____

2.

Parallel processing _____.

a.

is used by
supercomputers for applications such as weather forecasting

b.

divides a problem into portions

c.

requires special software

d.

all of the above



____

3.

_____ is the most common type of volatile memory.

a.

ROM

c.

CMOS

b.

Flash memory

d.

RAM



____

4.

A video card, also called a graphics card, _____.

a.

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

b.

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

c.

connects computers through telephone or cable television lines

d.

connects other computers and peripherals



____

5.

A network card _____.

a.

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

b.

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

c.

connects computers through telephone or cable television lines

d.

connects other computers and peripherals



True/False

Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.


____

6.

Comparison operations involv
e comparing one data item with another to determine whether the
first item is greater than, equal to, or less than the other item.


____

7.

Few of today’s personal computers support pipelining.


____

8.

A byte (character) is the basic storage unit in
memory.


____

9.

If a memory chip can store 100 KB, it can hold approximately 100,000 bytes.


____

10.

CMOS technology uses battery power to retain information even when the power to the computer
is off.

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quizz04

Answer Section


MULTIPLE CHOICE



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D

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2.

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ANS:

B

DIF:

P

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5.

ANS:

D

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TRUE/FALSE



6.

ANS:

T

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7.

ANS:

F

DIF:

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8.

ANS:

T

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P

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9.

ANS:

T

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10.

ANS:

T

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csc100

quizz05


Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


____

1.

An optical
mouse is _____.

a.

less precise than a mechanical mouse and does not require cleaning, and it also is less
expensive

b.

less precise than a mechanical mouse and does not require cleaning, and it also is more
expensive

c.

more precise than a mechanical
mouse and does not require cleaning, but it also is less
expensive

d.

more precise than a mechanical mouse and does not require cleaning, but it also is more
expensive



____

2.

A _____ is the most widely used pointing device today.

a.

trackball

c.

pointing stick

b.

mouse

d.

touch pad



____

3.

Manufacturers often use _____ to represent a digital camera’s resolution.

a.

points per inch (ppi)

c.

points per screen (pps)

b.

pixels per screen (pps)

d.

pixels per inch (ppi)



____

4.

An ATM (automated

teller machine) asks users to enter a password, called a _____, which
verifies that the user is the holder of the bankcard.

a.

digital signal processor (DSP)

c.

universal product code (UPC)

b.

private origin signal (POS)

d.

personal identification number

(PIN)



____

5.

The camera in a(n) _____ scans patterns of blood vessels in the back of the retina.

a.

face recognition system

c.

iris recognition system

b.

voice verification system

d.

retinal scanner



True/False

Indicate whether the sentence or
statement is true or false.


____

6.

Instructions are collections of unprocessed text, numbers, audio, and video.


____

7.

In contrast to a mechanical mouse, an optical mouse has moving mechanical parts inside.


____

8.

Voice recognition programs are 100%
accurate.


____

9.

Current OCR software has a very low success rate and usually can identify fewer than 10 percent
of scanned material.


____

10.

With a test, an OMR device first scans the answer key to record correct answers based on patterns
of light, th
en scans the remaining documents and matches their patterns of light against the
answer key sheet.

csc100

quizz05

Answer Section


MULTIPLE CHOICE



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B

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5.

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F

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csc100

quizz06


Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


____

1.

_____ is a category of output that includes memos, letters, announcements, press releases, and
reports.

a.

Text

c.

Audio

b.

Graphics

d.

Video



____

2.

A monitor is measured in the same way as a television is measured, that is _____.

a.

vertically from the top corner to the bottom

b.

horizontally from the left corner to the right

c.

diagonally from one corner to
the other

d.

in square units that indicate the area of the screen



____

3.

To display the highest quality images, an LCD monitor should plug in a(n) _____ port, which
enables digital signals to transmit directly to the LCD monitor.

a.

CRT

c.

DVI

b.

LCD

d.

MPR



____

4.

_____ is the number of times per second a CRT screen is redrawn.

a.

Dot pitch

c.

Pixel pitch

b.

Resolution

d.

Refresh rate



____

5.

Printer resolution is measured by the number of _____ a printer can print.

a.

dots per inch (dpi)

c.

pixels per inch (ppi)

b.

characters per inch (cpi)

d.

bits per inch (bpi)



True/False

Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.


____

6.

Users view output on a screen, print it, or hear it through speakers, headphones, or earphones.


____

7.

Information on a display device, sometimes called soft copy, exists electronically and appears for
a temporary period.


____

8.

The quality of a CRT monitor depends largely on its resolution, dot pitch, and refresh rate.


____

9.

Most ink
-
jet
printers have at least two print cartridges: one containing black ink and the other(s)
containing colors.


____

10.

Laser printers sometimes are called line printers.

csc100

quizz06

Answer Section


MULTIPLE CHOICE



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ANS:

A

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2.

A
NS:

C

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ANS:

C

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4.

ANS:

D

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5.

ANS:

A

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6.

ANS:

T

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ANS:

T

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ANS:

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ANS:

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10.

ANS:

F

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csc100

quizz07


Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.




____

1.

As shown in the accompanying figure, a _____ is a
vertical section of track that passes through
all platters on a hard disk, such as that shown in the accompanying figure.

a.

cylinder

c.

cluster

b.

sector

d.

shutter



____

2.

The average time it takes a floppy disk drive to locate an item on a disk is _
____.

a.

84 milliseconds

c.

8 seconds

b.

8 milliseconds

d.

1/10 of a second



____

3.

Optical discs commonly store items in _____.

a.

random locations anywhere between the center of the disc and the edge of the disc

b.

multiple pie
-
shaped sections that
break a track into arcs

c.

a single track that spirals from the center of the disc to the edge of the disc

d.

multiple concentric tracks from the center of the disc to the edge of the disc



____

4.

A storage technique that a DVD
-
ROM can use to achieve
a higher storage capacity than a CD
-
ROM is to _____.

a.

make the disc more dense by packing the pits closer together

b.

use two layers of pits

c.

be double
-
sided

d.

all of the above



____

5.

All of the following use direct access
except

_____.

a.

CDs

c.

tape

b.

DVDs

d.

hard disks and floppy disks



True/False

Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.


____

6.

On a magnetic disk, a sector typically stores up to 24 bytes of data.


____

7.

One reason users store data and information
using online storage is to view time
-
critical data and
images immediately while away from a main office or location.


____

8.

Faster CD
-
ROM drives are less expensive than slower drives.


____

9.

As the cost of DVD technologies becomes more reasonable, many

industry professionals expect
that DVD eventually will replace all CD media.


____

10.

Although older computers used tape cartridges, today’s computers use reel
-
to
-
reel tape drives.

csc100

quizz07

Answer Section


MULTIPLE CHOICE



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ANS:

A

DIF:

S

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60

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2.

ANS:

A

DIF:

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3.

ANS:

C

DIF:

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4.

ANS:

D

DIF:

P

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5.

ANS:

C

DIF:

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TRUE/FALSE



6.

ANS:

F

DIF:

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7.

ANS:

T

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8.

ANS:

F

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9.

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T

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ANS:

F

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Chapter

08_quizz


Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


____

1.

A _____ provides lists of options
as a means of entering commands.

a.

command
-
line interface

c.

performance
-
monitor interface

b.

menu
-
driven interface

d.

graphical user interface (GUI)



____

2.

Networks, servers, mainframes, and supercomputers allow hundreds to thousands of users to
connect at the same time, and thus are _____.

a.

single user

c.

multiuser

b.

single processing

d.

multiprocessing



____

3.

A _____ is an icon on the desktop that provides a user with immediate access to a program or file.

a.

kernel

c.

buffer

b.

spooler

d.

shortcut



____

4.

_____ is software that acts without a user’s knowledge and deliberately alters a computer’s
operations.

a.

Malware

c.

System software

b.

A utility program

d.

A diagnostic program



____

5.

_____ is a program placed on a computer
without the user’s knowledge or consent that secretly
collects information about the user, often related to Web browsing habits.

a.

Spyware

c.

Spam

b.

A pop
-
up ad

d.

A filter



True/False

Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.


____

6.

When turning on a computer that has been powered off completely, users are performing a warm
boot.


____

7.

Users today typically run multiple programs concurrently.


____

8.

Even if users are working on multiple programs simultaneously, it is impossib
le to run out of
RAM.


____

9.

For each user, a network administrator establishes a user account, which enables the user to
access, or log on to, a computer or to a network.


____

10.

Spyware often enters a computer as a result of a user installing a new p
rogram.

Chapter

08_quizz

Answer Section


MULTIPLE CHOICE



1.

ANS:

B

DIF:

S

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402

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3



2.

ANS:

C

DIF:

S

REF:

405

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3.

ANS:

D

DIF:

P

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412

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5



4.

ANS:

A

DIF:

S

REF:

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9



5.

ANS:

A

DIF:

S

REF:

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9


TRUE/FALSE



6.

ANS:

F

DIF:

P

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7.

ANS:

T

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8.

ANS:

F

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ANS:

T

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10.

ANS:

T

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C
hapter

09_quizz


Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes
the statement or answers the question.


____

1.

The design of computers, devices, and media in a network, sometimes called the _____, is
categorized as either client/server or peer
-
to
-
peer.

a.

network topology

c.

network standard

b.

network architecture

d.

network protocol



____

2.

A print server is a dedicated server that _____.

a.

stores and manages files

c.

stores and provides access to a database

b.

manages printers and print jobs

d.

manages network traffic (activity)



____

3.

The risk to a bus
network is that _____.

a.

devices attached or detached at any point on the bus disrupt the rest of the network

b.

the failure of one device usually affects the rest of the network

c.

the bus itself might become inoperable

d.

all of the above



____

4.

Today, _____ is the most popular LAN technology because it is relatively inexpensive and easy
to install and maintain.

a.

Ethernet

c.

TCP/IP

b.

token ring

d.

802.11



____

5.

When a computer sends data over the Internet, the data is divided into small
pieces, or _____.

a.

bundles

c.

slices

b.

packets

d.

baskets



True/False

Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.


____

6.

Peer
-
to
-
peer networks are ideal for very large businesses and corporate users.


____

7.

A P2P network
sometimes is called a file sharing network because users with compatible
software and an Internet connection copy files from someone else’s hard disk to their hard disk.


____

8.

On a token ring network, a token is a special series of bits that function
like a ticket, allowing the
device with the token to transmit data over the network.


____

9.

Broadband media transmits only one signal at a time.


____

10.

One of the more widely used transmission media for network cabling and telephone systems is
twisted
-
pair cable.

C
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Answer Section


MULTIPLE CHOICE



1.

ANS:

B

DIF:

S

REF:

472

OBJ:

5



2.

ANS:

B

DIF:

S

REF:

473

OBJ:

5



3.

ANS:

C

DIF:

S

REF:

474

OBJ:

5



4.

ANS:

A

DIF:

P

REF:

476

OBJ:

6



5.

ANS:

B

DIF:

S

REF:

477

OBJ:

6


TRUE/FALSE



6.

ANS:

F

DIF:

S

REF:

473

OBJ:

5



7.

ANS:

T

DIF:

S

REF:

473

OBJ:

5



8.

ANS:

T

DIF:

P

REF:

476

OBJ:

6



9.

ANS:

F

DIF:

P

REF:

492

OBJ:

11



10.

ANS:

T

DIF:

P

REF:

493

OBJ:

11