1. Digital cameras use ____ or other types of miniature storage media.
a. floppy disks b. CDs
c. memory cards d. Zip ® disks
2. The electronic component that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that
operate the computer is the ____.
a. memory b. software
c. processor d. hardware
3. The processor and ____ are the two main components of the motherboard.
a. printer b. memory
c. mouse d. modem
4. The series of input, process, output, storage and communication activities are referred
to as ____.
a. the digital divide b. enterprise computing
c. garbage in, garbage out (GIGO) d. the information processing cycle
5. Cellular radio and ____ are examples of wireless transmission media.
a. satellites b. cables
c. telephone lines d. all of the above
6. A small image that represents a program, an instruction, or some other object is called
a. utility program b. shortcut
c. icon d. GUI (Graphical User Interface)
7. The resources on a network are controlled by the ____.
a. client b. workstation
c. server d. workgroup
8. The computers on a network, called ____ or workstations, request resources.
a. servers b. midrange servers
c. clients d. mainframe computers
9. A collection of computers and devices connected together via communications devices
and transmission media is called a ____.
a. workgroup b. server
c. mainframe d. network
10. Users communicate with the computer and other software with the ____.
a. operating system b. utility programs
c. Web browser d. personal information manager
11. A collection of related Web pages is called a(n) ____.
a. homepage b. Web site
c. chat room d. online service
12. Most companies with ____ computers have an IT department.
a. notebook b. large
c. handheld d. desktop
13. Investors can buy and sell stocks and bonds without a broker using ____.
a. online banking b. telecommuting
c. computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) d. online investing
14. A ____ is an example of storage media.
a. monitor b. processor
c. modem d. DVD-ROM
15. Programs exist on storage media, such as ____.
a. floppy disks b. hard disk
c. DVDs d. all of the above
16. The programs that control or maintain the operations of the computer and its devices
are called ____.
a. application software b. word processing software
c. system software d. database software
17. ____ look like floppy disks, but they have much greater storage capabilities.
a. CDs b. Zip ® disks
c. Memory cards d. DVDs
18. A portable, personal computer small enough to fit on your lap is called a ____.
a. notebook computer b. handheld computer
c. mainframe computer d. desktop computer
19. Users can perform maintenance-type tasks usually related to managing a computer
using a(n) ____.
a. utility program b. operating system
c. application program d. desktop publishing program
20. ____ allows you to communicate with multiple users at the same time.
a. Instant messaging b. E-mail
c. A chat room d. A photo community
1. ARPANET became functional in ____.
a. 1982 b. 1990
c. 1969 d. 1974
2. A Web site containing content that promotes or sells products or services is considered
a(n) ____ Web site.
a. business/marketing b. educational
c. informational d. portal
3. The sale of goods to the general public by a company is called ____ e-commerce.
a. business-to-consumer (B2C) b. business-to-business (B2B)
c. consumer-to-consumer (C2C) d. consumer-to-business (C2B)
4. A(n) ____ is the slowest Internet connection technology.
a. ISDN b. DSL
c. cable d. dial-up access
5. An access provider that provides Internet access to a specific geographic area is called
a. national ISP b. online service provider
c. local ISP or regional ISP d. wireless service provider
6. The most common graphics formats on the Web are GIF and ____.
a. JPEG b. BMP
c. TIFF d. PNG
7. The most popular Web browsers for personal computers are Microsoft Internet
Explorer, Netscape, and ____.
a. Acrobat reader b. Dreamweaver
c. Mozilla d. Real Player
8. A software program that finds Web sites and Web pages is called a(n) ____.
a. Web browser b. search engine
c. online service d. portal
9. In the Web address http://www.jnj.com/careers/index.html, ____ is the path.
a. http:// b. www.jnj.com
c. careers d. index.html
10. A Web address consists of a(n) ____, a domain name, and sometimes the path to a
specific Web page or location on a Web page.
a. IP address b. protocol
c. keyword d. portal
11. ____ provides high-speed Internet connections using regular copper telephone lines.
a. Dial-up access b. Cable television Internet services
c. FTP d. DSL
12. To use a search engine, enter ____ in the search engine's text box.
a. hits b. links
c. plug-ins d. keywords
13. The ____ domain is appropriate for business cooperatives.
a. edu b. coop
c. biz d. org
14. One of the most popular C2C Web sites is ____.
a. Google b. eBay
c. Monster d. Yahoo!
15. The process of transferring documents, graphics, and other objects from your
computer to a server on the Internet is known as ____.
a. uploading b. relaying
c. pushing d. downloading
16. The process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow is known as ____.
a. downloading b. swapping
c. streaming d. surfing
17. A small version of a larger graphic is known as a(n) ____.
a. icon b. thumbnail
c. hit d. link
18. PDAs use a ____ to display Web pages.
a. mobile browser b. wireless browser
c. web browser d. microbrowser
19. The ____ plug-in allows you to view, navigate, and print Portable Document Format
a. Flash Player b. QuickTime
c. Acrobat Reader d. Windows Media Player
20. A(n) ____ provides Internet access and members-only features, such as photo
communities and instant messaging.
a. Internet service provider (ISP) b. online service provider (OSP)
c. wireless internet service provider (WISP) d. National ISP