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The LCD monitor is the earliest type of monitor
False
Output is data that is processed into useful information.
True
A virus may damage the computer immediately or stay dormant for months.
True
Output devices show the result of processed data.
True
DVD is a solid-state storage.
True
Magnetic tape drives are used for backups for large volume of data.
True
Optical storage devices use lasers to read and write technology onto a disc.
True
Hard disk drives store information in the computer.
True
Pressing and releasing the mouse button twice in rapid succession is considered "double clicking."
True
If a device is an input device then it can never be an output device.
False
A megabyte is approximately 1,000,000 bytes.
True
Bluetooth uses infrared technology to transfer data.
True
RIDA uses radiowaves to transfer data between devices.
False
An expansion board is also known as an adapter card.
True
A motherboard can contain more than one controller.
True
ROM is volatile.
False
RAM is volatile.
True
The memory on the motherboard is short termed.
True
The processor is considered the "brains" of the computer.
True
The PC system case is the software that runs the computer.
False
The _______ is the central to the computer system.
Motherboard
A(n) _______ is the thin plate or board containing electroninc components.
Circuit Board
_______ are special instructions that control the activities of the computer.
Programs
Binary is _______.
Machine Language
When the switch turns off the computer, the electricity represents _______.
Zero
ROM is _______ memory.
Nonvolatile
Short term memory is _______.
RAM
The _______ cycle refers to the amount of time it takes the CPu to execute an instruction and store the results.
Execution
The more _______ a computer has, the faster it can process data.
RAM
The computer manufacturer uses _______ to store specific instructions needed for computer operation.
ROM
A _______ is a device that allows one computer to talk to another computer.
Modem
_______ bits are required to make a byte.
Eight (8)
_______ devices enter commands into the computer.
Input
The _______ is the most common input device.
Keyboard
Use the _______ to control the pointer on the screen.
Mouse
Pressing and releasing the mouse button(s) is the same as _______.
Clicking
Enrollment, submission, and verification is the process in which _______ technology works.
Biometre
Two primary advantages of most hard disks are _______ and _______.
Speed; Capacity
Solid state storage media is _______.
Volatile
The general operations of a computer are: input, processing, output, and _______.
Storage
The motherboard is also known as the _______ board.
Circuit
The CPU has two primary sections: the control unit and _______.
Arithmetic/Logic Unit
The _______ unit controls all activities from the CPU.
Control
An instruction _______ is amount of time taken to retrieve and complete an instruction.
Cycle
A(n) _______ controls the transfer of data to and from a peripheral device.
Controller
Parallel ports transfer eight _______ at a time.
Bits
Expanision boards are also called _______.
Adapter cards
A byte comprises _______ bits.
Eight (8)
A(n) USB _______ plugs into a USB port and controls multiple USB ports.
Hub
A(n) _______ device transmits data one bit at a time.
Serial
The _______ standard supports data transfer rates up to 480 million bits.
USB
The computer uses instructions stored on the _______ to boot or start the computer.
BIOS ROM
A(n) _______ keyboard transmits data using wireless technology.
Cordless
The on-screen arrow-shaped object used to select text and access icons is called a _______.
Pointer
A(n) _______ keyboard provides the user with more natural hand, wrist, and arm position.
Ergonomic
_______ devices enable the computer to give you processed data.
Output
A(n) _______ is approximately 1 trillion bytes.
Terabyte
_______ uses radiowaves to provide short-ranged wireless communications.
Bluetooth
_______ bus connects up to 63 external devices to the computer.
FireWire
_______ is the ability to add and remove devices from the computer while it is still on and have the computer recognize the device.
Hot plugging
_______ refers to the computer's ability to configure boards and devices automatically.
Plug-and-play
Your address on a business letter is called the _______.
Sender Address
Having the words "Dear Mr. Jones" in a letter is known as the _______.
Salutation
The person's address in which you are sending the letter to is the _______.
Inside address
The information or text that explains the purpose of this letter is known as the _______.
Body
The phrase at the end of the letter "Yours truly" is known as the _______.
Closing
The name of the sender after the closing is the _______.
Typed Name
After the sender's address, the date is known as the _______.
Current Date.
What is the most popular standardized coding system?
ASCII
The number of inches from the top in a business letter is _______.
Two (2) inches
The number of spaces between Current Date and Address is _______.
Four (4) inches
The number of spaces between the Salutation and the Body is _______.
Two (2)
The number of spaces between the Body and the Closing is _______.
Two (2)
The number of spaces between the Closing and the Typed Name is _______.
Four (4)
The number of spaces between the Typed Name and the initials is _______.
Two (2)
Initials should be in _______ letters.
Lower case
What key do you use to put space between TO: and the subject in a memo?
TAB
How many times do you TAB to put space between TO: and the subject in a memo?
Two (2) times
After the initials at the end of a memo, space _______ times before typing ATTACHMENT.
Two (2) times
TRUE OR FALSE: The office suite used in this class is called Microsoft Word.
False
What is the office suite used in this class?
Microsoft Office
What is the acronym for RAM?
Random Access Memory
TRUE OR FALSE: The TAB key is only used for indention?
False
Is there a difference between a memo and a memorandum?
No, they are the same thing
What is the acronym for ROM?
Read-Only Memory
A kilobyte is equal to _______ bytes.
1000
Which is more convenient: a CD-ROM or a jump drive?
Jump Drive
Magnetic storage devices use _______.
Mylor
The _______ is essential to the computer system.
Motherboard
OCR devices use a(n) _______ to read.
Light Source
The computer cannot function without an _______ _______.
Operating System
Microsoft Word is a _______ _______ program.
Word processing
What type of computer do we use in this class?
Desktop computer
What is the acronym for megabyte?
MB
Microsoft PowerPoint is a _______ program.
Presentation
What are the parts of a computer system?
Hardware and software
What are the basic parts of the computer?
Motherboard, CPU, memory, power supply, hard disk