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  2. 2.  A. hackers. B. spam. C. viruses. D. identity theft. Answer: B
  3. 3.  A. data mining B. data selection C. POS D. data conversion Answer: A
  4. 4.  A. Data B. Point-of-sale (POS) C. Sales D. Query Answer: B
  5. 5.  A. PSS B. POS C. inventory D. data mining Answer: A
  6. 6.  A. robotics. B. simulation. C. computer forensics. D. animation. Answer: C
  7. 7.  A. gathering data B. processing data into information C. analyzing the data or information D. storing the data or information Answer: C
  8. 8.  A. POS B. RFID C. PPS D. GPS Answer: B
  9. 9.  A. robotics. B. computer forensics. C. simulation. D. forecasting. Answer: A
  10. 10.  A. proprietary. B. open. C. experimental. D. in the public domain. Answer: A
  11. 11.  A. Nanoscience B. Microelectrodes C. Computer forensics D. Artificial intelligence Answer: A
  12. 12.  A. Nanoscience B. Nanotechnology C. Simulation D. Artificial intelligence (AI) Answer: D
  13. 13.  A. A process B. Software C. Storage D. Information Answer: D
  14. 14.  A. programming. B. processing. C. storing. D. organizing. Answer: B
  15. 15.  A. present B. input C. output D. store Answer: B
  16. 16.  A. data. B. output. C. input. D. the process. Answer: B
  17. 17.  A. processing B. kilobyte C. binary D. representational Answer: C
  18. 18.  A. multimedia. B. words. C. characters. D. numbers. Answer: D
  19. 19.  A. eight bytes. B. eight kilobytes. C. eight characters. D. eight bits. Answer: D
  20. 20.  A. megabyte. B. binary language. C. binary digit. D. binary number. Answer: C
  21. 21.  A. megabyte. B. byte. C. kilobyte. D. gigabyte. Answer: B
  22. 22.  A. kilobyte B. bit C. gigabyte D. megabyte Answer: C
  23. 23.  A. gigabyte B. kilobyte C. megabyte D. terabyte Answer: C
  24. 24.  A. Hardware B. A device C. A peripheral D. An application Answer: A
  25. 25.  A. input devices. B. output devices. C. system unit. D. storage component. Answer: C
  26. 26.  A. scanner. B. mouse. C. keyboard. D. printer. Answer: D
  27. 27.  A. scanner B. speaker C. CD D. printer Answer: A
  28. 28.  A. hard disk drives. B. printers. C. floppy disk drives. D. CD drives. Answer: B
  29. 29.  A. motherboard B. memory C. RAM D. central processing unit (CPU) Answer: D
  30. 30.  A. expansion board. B. motherboard. C. storage device. D. output device. Answer: B
  31. 31.  A. application software. B. system software. C. operating system software. D. platform software. Answer: A
  32. 32.  A. An instruction B. Software C. Memory D. A processor Answer: B
  33. 33.  A. management B. processing C. utility D. application Answer: D
  34. 34.  A. platforms. B. applications. C. programs. D. storage devices. Answer: A
  35. 35.  A. languages B. methods C. CPUs D. storage devices Answer: C
  36. 36.  A. network. B. mainframe. C. supercomputer. D. client. Answer: A
  37. 37.  A. supercomputers B. clients C. laptops D. mainframes Answer: D
  38. 38.  A. Servers B. Supercomputers C. Laptops D. Mainframes Answer: B
  39. 39.  A. network B. wireless C. slow D. broadband Answer: D
  40. 40.  A. digital divide. B. Internet divide. C. Web divide. D. broadband divide. Answer: A
  41. 41.  A. Nanotechnology B. Micro-technology C. Computer forensics D. Artificial intelligence Answer: A
  42. 42.  A. Process & Output & Input & Storage B. Input & Output & Process & Storage C. Process & Storage & Input & Output D. Input & Process & Output & Storage Answer: D
  43. 43.  A. Eight B. Two C. One thousand D. One million Answer: A
  44. 44.  A. 8 B. 2 C. 1,000 D. 1 Answer: B
  45. 45.  A. bit B. binary digit C. character D. kilobyte Answer: C
  46. 46.  A. The platform B. The operating system C. Application software D. The motherboard Answer: B
  47. 47.  A. communication B. application C. system D. word-processing software Answer: C
  48. 48.  A. Servers B. Embedded computers C. Robotic computers D. Mainframes Answer: B
  49. 49.  A. instructions. B. the operating system. C. application software. D. the system unit. Answer: A
  50. 50.  A. word processing and spreadsheet. B. transaction and application. C. Windows and Mac OS. D. system and application. Answer: D
  51. 51.  A. system unit. B. CPU. C. mainframe. D. platform. Answer: A
  52. 52.  (A) red (B) green (C) blue (D) black (E) None of these Ans : (A)
  53. 53.  (A) Search (B) Cut (C) Document (D) Undo (E) None of these Ans : (D)
  54. 54.  (A) a formula (B) text (C) a name (D) a title (E) None of these Ans : (B)
  55. 55.  (A) Word processing (B) Presentation graphics (C) Database Management Systems (D) Electronic Spreadsheet (E) None of these Ans : (C)
  56. 56.  (A) kilobyte (B) megabyte (C) gigabyte (D) terabyte (E) None of these Ans : (C)
  57. 57.  (A) Formatting (B) Merging (C) Embedding (D) Splitting (E) None of these Ans : (B)
  58. 58.  (A) communication (B) application (C) system (D) word-processing (E) None of these Ans : (C)
  59. 59.  (A) Primary-clicking (B) pointing (C) Double-clicking (D) Secondary-clicking (E) None of these Ans : (C)
  60. 60.  (A) cells (B) sheets (C) block lines (D) gridlines (E) None of these Ans : (D)
  61. 61.  (A) press the left mouse key (B) double-click the right mouse key (C) press the BACKSPACE key (D) press the delete key (E) None of these Ans : (D)
  62. 62.  (A) provide a way for the user to interact with the computer. (B) manage the central processing unit (CPU). (C) manage memory and storage. (D) enable users to perform a specific task such as document editing. Ans : (D)
  63. 63.  A. CD B. BIOS C. CPU D. DVD Ans : (B)
  64. 64.  (A) GUIs (B) Icons (C) Menus (D) Windows Ans : (C)
  65. 65.  (A) Multitasking (B) Streamlining (C) Multiuser (D) Simulcasting Ans : (A)
  66. 66.  (A) action. (B) event. (C) interrupt. (D) activity. Ans : (C)
  67. 67.  (A) CPU (B) slice of time (C) stack (D) event Ans : (B)
  68. 68.  (A) application programming interfaces (APIs). (B) complimentary metal-oxide conductors (CMOS). (C) device drivers. (D) bootstrap loaders. Ans : (A)
  69. 69.  (A) point-and-click (B) user-friendly (C) command-driven (D) Mac Ans : (C)
  70. 70.  (A) location in memory that keeps track of recently generated interrupts. (B) peripheral device. (C) utility program. (D) special numeric code that indicates the priority of a request. Ans : (D)
  71. 71.  (A) location in memory that maintains the contents of a document until it prints out. (B) print job. (C) program that coordinates the print jobs that are waiting to print. (D) message sent from the printer to the operating system when a print job is completed. Ans : (C)
  72. 72.  (A) on a floppy disk. (B) in the CPU. (C) in a flash card. (D) on the hard drive. Ans : (D)
  73. 73.  (A) maintain pages of documents that are being spooled to the printer. (B) hold a program’s data or instructions in virtual memory when it can’t fit in RAM. (C) prevent thrashing in a multitasking environment. (D) allow multiple print jobs to print their pages out simultaneously. Ans : (B)
  74. 74.  (A) swapping data between virtual memory and RAM too frequently. (B) insufficient hard disk space. (C) too many processors being managed by the operating system. (D) inaccurate information stored in the registry. Ans : (A)
  75. 75.  (A) Safe Mode is a special diagnostic mode. (B) Safe Mode loads all nonessential icons. (C) Safe Mode allows users to troubleshoot errors. (D) Safe Mode loads only the most essential devices. Ans : (B)
  76. 76.  (A) configuration. (B) accessibility. (C) authentication. (D) logging in. Ans : (C)
  77. 77.  (A) CPU. (B) platform. (C) BIOS. (D) CMOS. Ans : (B)
  78. 78.  (A) a nonsystem floppy has been left in the floppy disk drive. (B) the CD drive is not functioning. (C) the BIOS is corrupted. (D) there is a problem loading a device. Ans : (A)
  79. 79.  (A) Load operating system ? Activate BIOS ? Perform POST ? Check configuration settings (B) Activate BIOS ? Perform POST ? Load operating system ? Check configuration settings (C) Perform POST ? Load operating system ? Activate BIOS ? Check configuration settings (D) Activate BIOS ? Check configuration settings ? Perform POST ? Load operating system Ans : (B)
  80. 80.  (A) load the operating system into RAM. (B) the power-on self-test. (C) activate the basic input/output system (BIOS). (D) load application programs. Ans : (D)
  81. 81.  (A) BIOS (B) API (C) device driver (D) supervisor program Ans : (A)
  82. 82.  (A) RAM. (B) ROM. (C) the CPU. (D) the hard drive. Ans : (B)
  83. 83.  (A) configuration (B) CMOS (C) POST (D) ROM Ans : (C)
  84. 84.  (A) registry. (B) API. (C) CMOS. (D) kernel. Ans : (D)
  85. 85.  (A) The ScanDisk utility begins to run. (B) The video card and video memory are tested. (C) The BIOS identification process occurs. (D) Memory chips are checked to ensure they are working properly. Ans : (A)
  86. 86.  (A) any amount of RAM can be allocated to virtual memory. (B) the setting for the amount of hard drive space to allocate to virtual memory can be manually changed. (C) this temporary storage is called the swap file (or page file). (D) virtual memory is physical space on the hard drive. Ans : (A)
  87. 87.  (A) files. (B) folders. (C) drives. (D) systems. Ans : (D)
  88. 88.  (A) windows are an example of a command-driven environment. (B) windows can be resized and repositioned on the desktop. (C) more than one window can be open at a time. (D) toolbars and scrollbars are features of windows. Ans : (A)
  89. 89.  (A) A file is a collection of related pieces of information stored together for easy reference. (B) Files can be generated from an application. (C) Files are stored in RAM. (D) Files should be organized in folders. Ans : (C)
  90. 90.  (A) an open folder. (B) the folder contains subfolders. (C) a text file. (D) a graphics file. Ans : (B)
  91. 91.  (A) List (B) Thumbnails (C) Details (D) Icon Ans : (C)
  92. 92.  (A) hackers (B) spam (C) viruses (D) identify theft
  93. 93.  (A) five (B) six (C) seven (D) eight
  94. 94.  (A) mainframe (B)Network (C) supercomputer (D) client
  95. 95.  (A) Universal Research List (B) Universal Resource List (C) Uniform Resource Locator (D) Uniform Research Locator
  96. 96.  (A) Router (B) modem (C) node (D) cable
  97. 97.  (A) transistor (B) resistor (C)Integrated circuit (D) semiconductor
  98. 98.  (A) Architecture (B) server (C) transmission (D) type
  99. 99.  (A) Podcast (B) Webcasts (C) Blogs (D) subject directories
  100. 100.  (A) Restoring the information backup (B) An exact copy of a systems information (C) The ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure (D) All of these