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1. Personal computers that you can carry from place to place are called ____.

  a. mobile computers
  b. desktop computers
  c. mainframe computers
  d. supercomputers
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2. Networks allow computers to share resources, such as ____.

  a. hardware
  b. software
  c. data
  d. all of the above
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3. ____ is the knowledge and understanding of computers and their uses.

  a. Computer competency
  b. Computer processing
  c. Computer literacy
  d. Computer proficiency
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4. Processing involves computing (adding, subtracting, etc.), ____, organizing, displaying pictures, recording audio clips, playing music, and showing a movie or video.

  a. debugging
  b. sorting
  c. compiling
  d. coding
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5. In a(n) ____, you can communicate with multiple users at the same time - much like a group discussion.

  a. instant message
  b. e-mail
  c. chat room
  d. photo community
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6. A(n) ____ allows a user to perform maintenance-type tasks usually related to managing a computer, its devices, or its programs.

  a. utility program
  b. operating system
  c. application program
  d. desktop publishing program
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7. A ____ is an example of storage media.

  a. monitor
  b. PC video camera
  c. modem
  d. CD
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8. People in the US access government Web sites to file taxes, ____, pay parking tickets, buy stamps, report crimes, apply for financial aid, and renew vehicle registrations and driver's licenses.

  a. monitor the weather
  b. track personal expenses
  c. place bids in online auctions
  d. apply for permits and licenses
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9. ____ typically have a desktop computer to perform some or all of their duties.

  a. Large Business users
  b. Power users
  c. Small Office/Home Office users
  d. Mobile users
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10. To be valuable, ____ must be accurate, organized, timely, accessible, useful, and cost-effective to produce.

  a. hardware
  b. information
  c. software
  d. tests
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11. Computers process data into ____.

  a. storage
  b. communications
  c. memory
  d. information
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12. Benefits of computers are possible because computers have the advantages of speed, ____, consistency, storage, and communications.

  a. reliability
  b. fairness
  c. loyalty
  d. all of the above
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13. With weights that exceed 100 tons, ____ can store more than 20,000 times the data and information of an average desktop computer.

  a. mainframes
  b. servers
  c. megacomputers
  d. supercomputers
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14. A programmer is sometimes called a computer programmer or ____.

  a. analyst
  b. developer
  c. project manager
  d. desktop specialist
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15. ____ serves as the interface between the user, the application software, and the computer's hardware.

  a. Information software
  b. Word processing software
  c. System software
  d. Database software
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16. The major differences between the ____ and client computers are that the ____ ordinarily has more power, more storage space, and expanded communications capabilities.

  a. smart terminal
  b. desktop
  c. server
  d. workgroup
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17. The Web contains billions of documents called ____.

  a. Web pages
  b. Web sites
  c. Web URLs
  d. Web programs
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18. ____ consists of programs designed to make users more productive and/or assist them with personal tasks.

  a. Application software
  b. A utility program
  c. An operating system
  d. Computer management software
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19. Once software is installed, you can use, or ____ it.

  a. debug
  b. run
  c. code
  d. label
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20. A ____ is a portable storage device that is small and lightweight enough to be transported on a keychain or in a pocket.

  a. CD
  b. USB flash drive
  c. Zip disk
  d. DVD
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