StudyGuide_v1_Answers_Spring2010 by MarijanStefanovic

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									                               INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS VISTA

                                        MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

1.    A(n) _____ is a pointing device used with Windows Vista that may be attached to the computer by a
      cable or may be wireless.
      a.      keyboard                 c.     mouse
      b.      monitor                  d.     scanner

2.    _____ means you move the mouse across a flat surface until the mouse pointer rests on the item of
      choice.
      a.     Click              c.        Drag
      b.     Right-click        d.        Point

3.    A(n) _____ is a computer that controls access to the hardware and software on a network and
      provides a centralized storage area for programs, data, and information.
      a.     client               c.           PC
      b.     server               d.           tablet

4.    _____ to the computer opens your user account and makes the computer available for use.
      a.       Logging on           c.      Signing up
      b.       Registering in       d.      Enrolling on

5.    A(n) _____ is a long, vertical strip on the right edge of the desktop that holds mini-programs called
      gadgets.V
      a.      Welcome Center             c.      Windows Sidebar
      b.      Windows Taskbar            d.      Windows Docking bar

6.    A(n) _____ is an object that provides continuously updated information, such as current weather
      information, news updates, and traffic information.
      a.      popup                    c.     gadget
      b.      toolbar                  d.     shortcut

7.    A(n) _____ is a list of related objects, including folders, programs, and commands.
      a.      hard drive                 c.       briefcase
      b.      menu                       d.       shortcut

8.    A(n) _____ is a bar that displays when the contents of an area may not be completely visible.
      a.      scroll bar               c.     navigation bar
      b.      drag bar                 d.     program bar

9.    A(n) _____ appears when you right-click an object.
      a.      address bar           c.      scroll bar
      b.      shortcut menu         d.      help menu

10.   _____ is the key tool for finding, viewing, and managing information on the computer.
      a.        Internet                 c.     Explorer
      b.        Word                     d.     Windows




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11.   If you know the name or partial name of a file, you can use the _____ box to locate the file.
      a.      Find                  c.     Search
      b.      Help                  d.     Location

12.   The _____ contains five buttons and one hidden button to accomplish various tasks on the computer.
      a.      Chat Box                c.     Command Bar
      b.      Navigation Pane         d.     Question Box

13.   The _____ displays a hierarchical structure of files, folders, and drives on the computer.
      a.      Folders list            c.      Navigation bar
      b.      Search bar              d.      Dialog box

14.   A(n) _____ is an input device on which you manually key in, or type, data.
      a.      scanner                 c.      keyboard
      b.      mouse                   d.      touchpad

15.   Users can use a _____ shortcut such as CTRL+ESC for operations they perform frequently.
      a.     keyboard                 c.      navigation
      b.     mouse                    d.      Windows

16.   A(n) _____ is a set of computer instructions that carries out a task on the computer.
      a.      command                  c.      shortcut
      b.      menu                     d.      program

17.   _____ Explorer is a Web browsing program that allows you to search for and view Web pages.
      a.      Windows               c.      Network
      b.      Internet              d.      Web

18.   The _____ button displays the hierarchy of folders and drives on your computer.
      a.      Folders                 c.     Objects
      b.      Drives                  d.     Program

19.   A(n) _____ is a collection of computers and devices connected together for the purpose of sharing
      information between computer users.
      a.      server                   c.     system
      b.      group                    d.     network

20.   A(n) _____ controls access to the hardware, software, and other resources on the network and
      provides a centralized storage area for programs, data, and information.
      a.      administrator           c.     network drive
      b.      server                  d.     USB drive

21.   A folder name can contain up to _____ characters, including spaces.
      a.      190                   c.       255
      b.      700                   d.       350

22.   To expand a folder means _____.
      a.     to increase its capacity so that it can hold more files
      b.     to display the folders’ contains
      c.     to adjust it for high density disks
      d.     all of the above


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23.   When copying files, the folder containing the files to be copied is called the _____ folder.
      a.    source                   c.      original
      b.    destination              d.      starting

24.   If you decide you need a better name to identify a file, you can _____ the file.
      a.      copy                   c.     move
      b.      rename                 d.     delete

25.   Items that are placed in the Recycle Bin on the computer desktop _____.
      a.      are gone forever
      b.      are removed when the computer is turned off
      c.      can be recovered unless you empty the Recycle Bin
      d.      cannot be recovered again

26.   When a file is deleted from a removable media, _____.
      a.    the file is deleted forever
      b.    the file is stored on the hard drive but is inaccessible
      c.    the file is stored in the Recycle Bin where you can recover it until you empty the Recycle Bin
      d.    all of the above

27.   Windows Help and Support can be launched by _____.
      a.    using the Start menu         c.     pressing CTRL+H
      b.    pressing F7                  d.     typing in help

28.   Another way to shut down the computer is by pressing _____.
      a.    ALT+END                      c.       ESC
      b.    ALT+F4                       d.       ALT+F1


                                                 TRUE/FALSE

29.     T       F     Windows Vista is the newest version of Microsoft Windows.
30.     T       F     Windows Vista is used to run application programs, which are programs that
                      perform an application-related function.
31.     T       F     A user interface is the combination of hardware and devices that is used to
                      communicate with and control the computer.
32.     T       F     A monitor displays messages and provides information.
33.     T       F     The Ease of Access Center makes it easier for people who are mobility, hearing, or
                      vision impaired to use the computer.
34.     T       F     Accessories are application programs that accomplish commonly required tasks on a
                      computer.
35.     T       F     Drag means you point to an item, hold down the right mouse button, move the item
                      to the desired location, and then release the right mouse button.
36.     T       F     When a window is maximized, the Restore Down button replaces the Maximize
                      button on the title bar.
37.     T       F     Uploading is the process of a computer receiving information, such as files or folders
                      from a Web site, from a server on the Internet.
38.     T       F     When copying files, the drive and folder containing the files to be copied are called
                      the destination drive and destination folder.

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39.    T       F     The drive and folder to which the files are copied are called the source drive and
                     source folder.

                                       TRUE/FALSE & FILL IN BLANKS

40.    T        F     To use gadgets, they must be attached to the Windows Taskbar.
                      ____________(Sidebar)
41.    T        F     A network controls access to the hardware, software, and other resources on the
                      network and provides a centralized storage area for programs, data, and
                      information.
                      ____________ ( server)
42.    T        F     To delete a folder, double-click the folder and then click Delete on the shortcut
                      menu.
                      ____________ ( right-click)

                                                  COMPLETION
43.   A(n) _________________________ is the set of computer instructions that controls the allocation of
      computer hardware such as memory, disk drives, printers, and CD and DVD drives.
      operating system
44.   One of the most widely used operating system is _________________________. Microsoft Windows

45.   A(n) _________________________ is a user interface that displays graphics in addition to text when it
      communicates with the user. Graphical User Interface (GUI)

46.   A(n) _________________________ is a computer connected to a server. Client

47.   A(n) _________________________ is a computer that controls access to the hardware and software on the
      network. Server

48.   _________________________ means to move the mouse across a flat surface until the mouse pointer rests
      on the item of choice. Point

49.   _________________________ means you quickly press and release the left mouse button twice without
      moving the mouse. Double-click

50.   _________________________ means you press and release the secondary mouse button. Right-click

51.   A(n) _________________________ is a list of related objects. Menu

52.   _________________________ means to point to an item, hold down the left mouse button, move the item to
      the desired location, and then release the left mouse button. Drag

53.   _________________________ is the name given to a number of windows that have a common design
      element, such as the Computer window, Documents window, Pictures window, and Music
      windows. Explorer
54.   The _________________________ on the title bar of a window closes the window and removes the taskbar
      button from the Windows taskbar. Close button



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55.     _________________________ means point to an item, hold down the right mouse button, move the item to
        the desired location, and then release the right mouse button. Right-drag

56.     A(n) _________________________ is a set of computer instructions that carries out a task on the computer.
        Program
57.     A(n) _________________________ is an application program that is used to search for and display Web
        pages. Web browser program

58.     The _________________________ is the Internet address of the computer on the Internet where the Web
        page is located. domain name

59.     A(n) _________________________ consists of a tab in the Internet Explorer window and the associated
        Web page. tabbed page

60.     A(n) _________________________, is a flash memory storage device that plugs into a USB port on a
        computer. USB flash drive


61.     A(n) _________________________ is a collection of computers and devices connected together for the
        purpose of sharing information between computer users. Network



                                            MIX MATCHING

        Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition from the figure above.
1.B     a.      mouse                             1.      Displays messages and provides information.
2.C     c.      keyboard                          2.      Input device used to enter data.
3.D     b.      monitor                           3.      Combination of hardware and software.
4.A     d.      user interface                    4.      Pointing device used with Windows Vista.

        Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition.
5. A
6. F    a.      .int                              5.      International
7. D    b.      .mil                              6.      Commercial
8. E    c.      .edu                              7.      Major network support
9. B    d.      .net                              8.      Government
10. C   e.      .gov                              9.      Military
        f.      .com                              10.     Educational




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