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Which search condition will produce the minimal set of Web pages related to the Chicago Cubs sports team?
A. "Chicago Cubs"
B. Chicago OR Cubs
C. Cubs -animals
D. Sports
A. "Chicago Cubs"
Which of the following is most likely an e-mail address?
A. snicker@univ.edu
B. Jane Doe
C. http://www.mailer.com
D. mailbox.htm
A. snicker@univ.edu
What is the name of the Web server in the fictitious URL given below?

http://www.everetts.com/welcome/screen.htm
A. welcome
B. www.everetts.com
C. http
D. screen.htm
B. www.everetts.com
Which Web search operators should be used to find pages related to iguana lizards that are not in classified ads?
A. lizard -iguana -classified
B. lizard +iguana -classified
C. iguana lizard classified
D. lizard +iguana +classified
B. lizard +iguana -classified
How does a Web search service that offers a subject guide differ from a general-purpose search engine?
A. It searches every Web page currently available across the world and reports results only when an exhaustive search has been completed.
B. It will employ multiple commercial search engines to find the maximum set of Web pages related to the query.
C. It uses a wizard with a series of questions to help you refine your search.
D. It offers a smaller selection of quality pages related to a set of categories such as business or travel.
D. It offers a smaller selection of quality pages related to a set of categories such as business or travel.
Which of the following Internet services allows you to communicate in real time with a multitude of people, some of whom may be strangers, using text-based conversation?
A. Mailing lists
B. E-mail
C. Instant Messaging (IM)
D. Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
D. Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
Which type of Internet connection provides the fastest access speed?
A. DSL
B. Cable
C. Dial-up
D. Satellite
B. Cable
Which of the following search engines is the most frequently used?
A. AOL
B. MSN
C. Google
D. Yahoo
C. Google
Which of the following is NOT a typical Web browser feature?
A. Status bar
B. Task bar
C. Navigation buttons
D. Address toolbar
B. Task bar
What is the method called that is perfectly suited to publishing text to be read with a computer?
A. Computer aided reading (CAR)
B. Electronic publishing
C. Browsing
D. Hypertext
D. Hypertext
What is the shape of the mouse as it moves over a hyperlink on a Web page?
A. Arrowhead
B. Hand
C. Hourglass
D. I-beam
B. Hand
What is the ability to store previously visited Web page files and graphics on your computer called?
A. Caching
B. Phrase searching
C. Enabling
D. Uploading
A. Caching
What is the name of the folder that houses the Web page in the fictitious URL given below?

http://www.univ.edu/classroom/welcome.htm
A. welcome.htm
B. http
C. classroom
D. www.univ.edu
C. classroom
From the following fictitious URL, what is the most likely type of organization hosting the Web site?

http://www.networktech.edu/business/faq.htm
A. A nonprofit organization
B. A commercial business
C. An educational institution
D. An Internet service provider
C. An educational institution
A series of characters that specifically identifies an Internet resource's type and location is called a(n):
A. IPA.
B. URL.
C. WWW.
D. DNS.
B. URL.
The Web page that is viewed first when you enter a Web site is specifically called a(n):
A. hypertext page.
B. welcome page.
C. HTML page.
D. home page.
D. home page.
What is transferring files from your computer to another computer is called?
A. Internet relaying
B. Uploading
C. Downloading
D. Unloading
B. Uploading
Which Boolean search operator is most similar in meaning to the inclusion operator (+)?
A. NOT
B. OR
C. AND
D. LIKE
C. AND
What is the common term for a link to a document that has disappeared?
A. Obsolete link
B. Visited link
C. Broken link
D. Defunct link
C. Broken link
HTTP is best defined as a:
A. scripting language to add dynamic content to Web pages.
B. markup language used to describe the format of Web pages.
C. standard for the exchange of information on the Web.
D. programming language used to write Internet-related application software.
HTTP is best defined as a:
A. scripting language to add dynamic content to Web pages.
B. markup language used to describe the format of Web pages.
C. standard for the exchange of information on the Web.
D. programming language used to write Internet-related application software.
The maximum transfer rate of modems is supposed to be:
A. 56 Kbps.
B. 128 Kbps.
C. 32 Kbps.
D. 24 Kbps.
A. 56 Kbps.
What is a transmission medium called that typically transports data in excess of 1Mbps?
A. Highband
B. Superband
C. Broadband
D. Ultraband
C. Broadband
The maximum distance for microwaves is about ________ mile(s).
A. 30
B. 10
C. 100
D. 1
A. 30
Which of the following is NOT true about digital telephony?
A. The audio signal is clearer with less electronic noise than found in analog systems.
B. Most telephones in the local loop use digital telephony.
C. Digital telephony is often implemented as an in-house company telephone system.
D. The telephone transmits human voices with digital versus analog signals.
Which of the following is NOT true about digital telephony?
A. The audio signal is clearer with less electronic noise than found in analog systems.
B. Most telephones in the local loop use digital telephony.
C. Digital telephony is often implemented as an in-house company telephone system.
D. The telephone transmits human voices with digital versus analog signals.
The TV bandwidth of Direct Broadcast Satellite is about:
A. 12 Kbps.
B. 12 Mbps.
C. 12 Gbps.
D. 12 Tbps.
B. 12 Mbps.
Which of the following is an Internet telephony service provider (ITSP)?
A. Net2Phone
B. NetMeeting
C. IPhone
D. INetPhone
A. Net2Phone
Which of the following transmission media has the lowest transfer rate?
A. Infrared
B. Twisted-pair
C. Fiber-optic cable
D. Coaxial cable
B. Twisted-pair
Which wireless communications medium transmits beams of light through the air?
A. Broadbeam
B. Infrared
C. Sealed-beam
D. Ultraviolet
B. Infrared
Which of the following statements is NOT true about the public switched telephone network (PSTN)?
A. PSTN uses a variety of physical media, including twisted-pair and fiber-optic cable.
B. PSTN is exclusively an analog network.
C. PSTN is a circuit switching network.
D. PSTN is a global network used for both voice and data communications.
B. PSTN is exclusively an analog network.
What are the links called through which messages are sent from one location to another?
A. Digital endpoints
B. Communication channels
C. Multiplexers
D. Bandwidth markers
B. Communication channels
If you need both audio and visual correspondence with distant business colleagues, you might consider:
A. teleconferencing.
B. videoconferencing.
C. telecommuting.
D. converging.
B. videoconferencing.
Which type of wiring is used for telephones?
A. Twisted-pair
B. Multiplexed
C. Data redundant
D. Pulse-modulated
A. Twisted-pair
Which service is limited by the distance from your home to the central office (CO)?
A. PBX
B. DSL
C. ISDN
D. TCP/IP
B. DSL
Fiber-optic lines that have transfer rates of up to 43 Mbps are called:
A. T3 lines.
B. Ultraband service.
C. T1 lines.
D. T2 lines.
A. T3 lines.
Which of the following devices does NOT use radio waves to transmit its signal?
A. Bluetooth-enabled desktop computer
B. Pager
C. AM/FM radio
D. Digital camera
D. Digital camera
The bandwidth of a digital signal is measured in:
A. characters per second (CPS).
B. hertz (Hz).
C. cycles per second (CPS).
D. bits per second (bps).
D. bits per second (bps).
What type of signals do telephones and telephone lines send and receive?
A. Pulse modulated
B. Analog
C. Digital
D. Infrared
B. Analog
Which technology do first generation cellular phones use?
A. Tri-modal
B. Bi-modal.
C. Digital
D. Analog
C. Digital
Which of the following devices is MOST likely to contain an infrared port?
A. Digital telephone
B. Network Interface Card (NIC)
C. Personal Data Assistant (PDA)
D. AM/FM radio receiver
C. Personal Data Assistant (PDA)
Which service provides both digital telephone and data connectivity?
A. PSTN
B. ISDN
C. PBX
D. POTS
B. ISDN
Which of the following checks to see that the hardware is operating appropriately?
A. BIOS
B. RAM
C. ROM
D. POST
D. POST
All of these statements about the setup program are true EXCEPT:
A. the registry settings can be modified by using the setup program.
B. any alterations to the setup program should be done by a technical support person.
C. the setup program includes the settings the computer needs to use the hardware.
D. you can access the setup program by pressing a special key when the BIOS information is displayed.
A. the registry settings can be modified by using the setup program.
It is important to defrag your computer disk because fragmented files:
A. cannot be opened because the fragmented portions are not linked to each other.
B. reduce the speed of disk access.
C. harm the surface of the computer disk.
D. are not recognized by the computer's tracking system.
B. reduce the speed of disk access.
The kernel:
A. moves in and out of primary memory as you perform your computer operations.
B. is a part of the operating system that requires considerable space in the memory.
C. is a container for all of the operating system files.
D. resides in primary memory all the time.
The kernel:
A. moves in and out of primary memory as you perform your computer operations.
B. is a part of the operating system that requires considerable space in the memory.
C. is a container for all of the operating system files.
D. resides in primary memory all the time.
The search utility program in Microsoft Windows helps you to locate a file by which of the following methods?
A. Grouping the files by file size and then manually scrolling through the list until you locate the one you need
B. Arranging the files by date so you can locate the file by the date you think you created it
C. Manually scrolling through the list of filenames until you locate the one you need
D. Specifying the name of the file and letting the software locate the file for you
D. Specifying the name of the file and letting the software locate the file for you
The operating system that uses the same core code for consumer, corporate desktop, and server versions is:
A. Windows XP.
B. Windows NT.
C. Windows 98.
D. Windows 2000.
A. Windows XP.
All of the following are functions of the operating system EXCEPT:
A. providing the user with ways to communicate to the computer.
B. managing memory.
C. creating drivers for devices such as printers and scanners.
D. managing programs.
C. creating drivers for devices such as printers and scanners.
The UNIX operating system was developed by:
A. AT&T.
B. IBM.
C. Apple.
D. Microsoft.
A. AT&T.
A boot disk:
A. provides a way to troubleshoot computer start-up problems.
B. should be present when the computer starts up normally.
C. contains special files from the computer manufacturer and therefore cannot be created by the user.
D. is an emergency disk that loads the entire operating system.
A boot disk:
A. provides a way to troubleshoot computer start-up problems.
B. should be present when the computer starts up normally.
C. contains special files from the computer manufacturer and therefore cannot be created by the user.
D. is an emergency disk that loads the entire operating system.
On most computers, what happens after the operating system's kernel is loaded into the computer's memory?
A. The BIOS determines where the operating system is stored.
B. The computer reboots.
C. The system configuration information loads.
D. The setup program displays to allow the user to make changes.
C. The system configuration information loads.
Microsoft Windows CE operating system is designed to be used on:
A. mobile computers.
B. network servers.
C. professional workstations.
D. Apple computers.
A. mobile computers.
Of the following, which operating system first introduced the graphical user interface?
A. MS-DOS
B. Windows 95
C. Windows 98
D. Mac OS
D. Mac OS
Which of the following statements regarding viruses is NOT true?
A. Viruses are slow to replicate.
B. A virus that has not been identified in your antivirus software database will remain undetected unless the antivirus software includes a monitoring program.
C. A virus is able to perform dangerous deeds as soon as it is copied to your computer disk.
D. A virus can remain inactive on your computer disk until a designated time to perform its action.
A. Viruses are slow to replicate.
Multitasking operating systems:
A. consider the background application to be the active application.
B. consider the foreground application to be the inactive application.
C. switch between applications.
D. are still too new to be considered common.
C. switch between applications.
The two versions of Windows NT are:
A. Windows NT Server and Windows NT Home Edition.
B. Windows NT Professional and Windows NT Workstation.
C. Windows NT Workstation and Windows NT Server.
D. Windows NT Server and Windows NT Professional.
C. Windows NT Workstation and Windows NT Server.
All of the following are involved in loading the operating system EXCEPT:
A. searching for the operating system.
B. loading the kernel into the computer memory.
C. adjusting the setup program in the BIOS.
D. loading system configuration information.
C. adjusting the setup program in the BIOS.
A file manager utility program allows you to perform all of the following EXCEPT:
A. make copies of files for backup purposes.
B. arrange your files inside folders.
C. create a backup file of the entire contents of your computer disk for emergency purposes.
D. delete files you no longer want to keep.
C. create a backup file of the entire contents of your computer disk for emergency purposes.
Linux is an open source software, meaning:
A. this software has not been perfected sufficiently to be of professional value.
B. users can see and modify the source programming code.
C. it has to be configured to your computer system.
D. the software must be purchased from a vendor who markets products on an open commercial Web site.
B. users can see and modify the source programming code.
What system utility should be used to correct disk performance problems caused by scattered portions of files on the computer disk?
A. File manager
B. Disk scanning
C. Disk defragmentation
D. Search
C. Disk defragmentation
Drivers for frequently-used input and output devices are:
A. no longer needed if the computer has Plug and Play capability.
B. interchangeable because input and output devices can now use the same information to enable them to work.
C. programs that enable the user to install the system utilities faster.
D. often included with the operating system provided the device was on the market before the operating system was created.
D. often included with the operating system provided the device was on the market before the operating system was created.
Which type of graphic is created by a drawing program?
A. Bit-mapped
B. Rendered
C. Raster
D. Vector
D. Vector
Programs that process medical billing or manage restaurants are examples of ________ applications.
A. horizontal
B. single-market
C. dedicated services
D. tailor-made
D. tailor-made
In the U.S., yearly sales of computer games is about:
A. $6 million.
B. $60 million.
C. $6 billion.
D. $600 million.
C. $6 billion.
Which of the following is NOT a criterion that a corporation should consider when upgrading personal productivity software such as Microsoft Office?
A. Is there a service release available that will correct any problems you are having?
B. Has the corporation's network client software changed?
C. Does your computer have the resources to run the new version?
D. Will the software upgrade require a different operating system?
B. Has the corporation's network client software changed?
Which of the following is a plaintext document from the software manufacturer that contains helpful information?
A. Software license
B. Errata sheet
C. Operations tutorial
D. Read me file
D. Read me file
Which kind of software would you install if you want full-functioning word processing and spreadsheet capabilities, and you want the programs to share resources?
A. Standalone programs for word processing and spreadsheets
B. A software suite containing word processing, spreadsheet, and other programs
C. An integrated program containing word processing, spreadsheet, and other programs
D. A network-integrated program that includes modules that share the same interface
B. A software suite containing word processing, spreadsheet, and other programs
What are the colored dots or points in a graphic image called?
A. Bytes
B. Pinnacles
C. Bits
D. Pixels
D. Pixels
A beta version of a program:
A. is the term used to describe the final version of the program.
B. is the same as a maintenance release of the program.
C. is known to contain bugs.
D. stops working after a set trial period.
C. is known to contain bugs.
Which of the following is the default Microsoft Windows sound file format?
A. SND
B. AU
C. WAV
D. MP3
C. WAV
Application software:
A. includes programs that you use to complete a specific task, such as creating a presentation.
B. provides the environment in which the operating system functions.
C. is used to find the source of computer malfunctions.
D. refers to background programs that prepare the computer to start up.
A. includes programs that you use to complete a specific task, such as creating a presentation.
PowerPoint is an example of a:
A. personal information manager.
B. database application.
C. spreadsheet application.
D. presentation graphics program.
PowerPoint is an example of a:
A. personal information manager.
B. database application.
C. spreadsheet application.
D. presentation graphics program.
Before you can create documents with an application program,:
A. verify that your printer is turned on.
B. open the document that you want to use.
C. remove it from the registry.
D. the program files need to be transferred from the hard disk to the computer's memory.
D. the program files need to be transferred from the hard disk to the computer's memory.
Which utility should be used to delete unwanted programs?
A. Clean Sweep
B. Clean Disk
C. Erase programs
D. Add or Remove programs
D. Add or Remove programs
In which menu is the Exit command located?
A. Window
B. Shutdown
C. Tools
D. File
D. File
An advantage of registering your software with the software publisher is that:
A. you avoid having to pay any service fees for using the software.
B. your name will be included in a database of potential customers for other software publishers to access.
C. you will receive automatic notices when upgrades are available.
D. the company will provide a free upgrade to the next major version when is it available.
C. you will receive automatic notices when upgrades are available.
Which of the following video file formats is used for DVD-ROM discs?
A. WMV
B. MPEG-1
C. MPEG-2
D. MOV
C. MPEG-2
JPEG files can store up to how many colors?
A. 1,024
B. 16.7 million
C. 65 thousand
D. 256
JPEG files can store up to how many colors?
A. 1,024
B. 16.7 million
C. 65 thousand
D. 256
Which software is target for both the home and business markets?
A. Packaged
B. General
C. Peer
D. Generic
A. Packaged
Which of the following is the standard bit-mapped file format used with Microsoft Windows?
A. BMP
B. PDF
C. JPEG
D. GIF
A. BMP
Which of the following happens when you launch an application?
A. Data files are copied from the memory to the hard disk.
B. The program changes the registry so the computer knows what kind of application you are using.
C. Program files are copied from the hard disk to the memory.
D. A dialog box displays asking you to verify that you do want the program to appear on screen.
C. Program files are copied from the hard disk to the memory.