Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/25

Click to flip

25 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
TRUE
random access refers to the ability of a disk drive to read any sector from a disk at any time
TRUE
an operating system file that is used to keep track of the physical location of files is the FAT
FALSE
microcomputers are stand alone machines and cannot be connected to a network
TRUE
the four primary functions of a computer are to accept input, process data, store data, and produce output
FALSE
the MAL platform is based on the macintosh computer which was designed and manufactured by Microsoft corporation
TRUE
users logged onto a computer network can send messages to eachother and share data stored in a centralized storage device
TRUE
most networks require each user to log on using a user ID and password
FALSE
a GUI is not very graphical
TRUE
a binary digit can only be in one of two states--on or off
TRUE
when using windows operating systems, you can still open a DOS window
TRUE
a window can be thought of as a work area
FALSE
small pictures that represent some object are called pixels
TRUE
a GUI is based on the premise that users can use a computer intuitively by manipulating objects representing tasks or processors
FALSE
a mainframe is a large and expensive computer that normally contains a single processing unit
TRUE
a flashing verticle bar that appears onscreen to indicate where typed characters will appear is called the insertion point
FALSE
a graphics display monitor divides the screen into a matrix with small dots called icons
TRUE
a software tutorial is a guided tour of the software designed to teach you how to use the program
TRUE
commercially purchased software normally includes one or more programs and may include data files as well
TRUE
the two subcategories of software are operating systems and applications
TRUE
when you purchase a microcomputer, the operating system is usually preinstalled
FALSE
a software copyright gives the purchaser of the software the right to make copies of it for any desired purpose
TRUE
software that provides information about the files on a disk and allows you to copy data from one disk to another is a file manager
TRUE
computers control peripheral devices by using software programs called drivers
TRUE
word processing programs are classified as productivity software
TRUE
document production software includes word processing programs, spreadsheet programs, and database programs