Intro Test 2 – Chapters 3,4 & Word Sample Questions SPRING 2005
A(n) __________ is a named collection of data, instructions, or information. a. memo b. file c. object d. font Application software is used _____. A. as a business tool and to facilitate communications B. to assist with graphics and multimedia projects C. to support home, personal, and educational activities D. all of the above
True or False ??? Each time you start a computer, the operating system is loaded (copied) from the computer’s memory onto a hard disk. A command is an instruction that causes a program to perform a specific action.
Memory stores __________. a. the operating system and other system software that control the usage of the computer equipment b. application programs designed to carry out a specific task c. the data being processed by application programs d. all of the above The CPU contains __________. a. input devices and output devices b. the control unit and the arithmetic/logic unit c. main memory and storage devices d. all of the above
A universal serial bus (USB) port __________. a. is a special type of serial port designed to connect the system unit to a musical instrument b. can connect up to 127 different peripheral devices with a single connector c. is a special high-speed parallel port used to attach peripheral devices such as disk drives and printers d. allows wireless devices to transmit signals to a computer via infrared light waves A __________ connects the CPU to main memory. a. system bus b. VESA local bus c. PCI bus d. PC Card bus
The arithmetic logic unit (ALU) is the component of the processor that directs and coordinates most of the operations in a computer. Saving is the process of copying items from a storage device such as a hard disk to RAM. True or False ???
Almost There!!! 33 Tasks in Word 29 questions from Discovering Computers 18 Multiple Guess 11 True/False