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Input and output devices are often called

Peripheral Equipment

Probably the most widely used applicationsoftware is

Word Processing

Application software that allows you to view pages on the Web is called a (an)

Browser

Machine language is a good example of a

First-generation Language

Computer memory is measured in

Bytes

What was the first third generation business language

COBOL

Using icon, menus, and buttons is referred to as using

GUI

To create a “personalized” form of letterin MS Word you would use

Mail Merge

An example of optical storage media is

CD

To create a table in Word you should

Insert/Table

Since nothing is in primary storage when the computer is powered off, the process of bringing part of the operating system into primary storage when the computer is powered on is called

Booting

The user interface for operating systems that uses buttons, icons, and menus is called a

GUI

Regarding operating systems software, defrag is an example of

Utility Program

Which of the following is NOT an example ofmagnetic media

CD (no)


(Tapes,Floppy Disks, Hard Disks are examples)

Which of the following is NOT an input device

Speaker (no)


(keyboard, mouse, touch screen are examples)

Computer speed is measured in

Hertz

An essential element of today’s business operations and management is

Information

Which of the following is not an example of applications software

Windows (no)


(Word, Excel, Solitaire are examples)

The central processing unit (CPU) of the computer performs all of the following tasks except

Input/output


(Control, arithmetic, logic doesperform)

Which part of the intellectual property law protects the expression of ideas?

Copyright

A way to work together to process, store, retrieve, collect, and distribute information

Information Systems

If you turn off the power to the computer, items stored on this device will be lost

RAM

Which of the following would be considered computer software?

Programs

To move a paragraph in Word from one position to another you would use

Cut/paste

The most widely used input device is a

Keyboard

Who was known as the first programmer?

Ada Byron

This is the volatile part of the primary storage (When the power is lost, data is lost)

RAM

The most common type of flat-panel screenis a

LCD

What is ethics?

A set of principles of rightconduct.


The rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or themembers of a profession.

What is the system of interconnected capitalistic economies?

Globalization

What is ergonomics?

Human interaction with technology

What are the two parts of the CPU?

Control Unit (CU).


Arithmetic and Logic Unit (ALU)

What does defrag do?

Arranges and Organizes.

What is telecommuting?

Working from home, or a remote location, withtechnology

Name one operating systems

Windows

Name one markup language

HTML

Name two third generation programming languages

FORTAN.


COBOL.

What is Moore’s Law?

Processor speeds will double every18-24 months

What are the steps, in order, for the developing custom software?

Plan. Design. Write. Test.

Give one example of a first generation programming language.

Machine Language

Name two input devices

Mouse.


Keyboard.

Name two output devices

Speakers.


Printer.