A106 Exam 1 (ECC, IB, Windows)

A106 Exam 1 (ECC, IB, Windows)

A data file contains instructions for a computer on how to perform a specific task.
False
Flash memory is similar to ROM except that it can be written to more than once.
True
____ are removable circuit boards that are inserted into slots on the motherboard to expand the capabilities of the motherboard.
Cards
____ technology is the same as that used in digital watches, or the time display on a microwave oven.
LCD
A monitor is a(n) ____ device.
Output
A motherboard is a(n) ____________________, a rigid piece of insulating material with electrical paths on it that control specific functions.
circuit board
A(n) ____________________ site is a website set up to look exactly like another website, but which does not actually belong to the organization portrayed in the site.
Spoofed
Microsoft Windows and the Mac OS are referred to as ____________________ environments.
operating
The Windows 8 default Start screen displays tiles for Internet Explorer, Weather, and Photos, among others.
True
The Windows 8 Start bar appears when you point to the upper-right or lower-right corner of the screen.
False
You use Charms Tab buttons to identify and work with open desktop applications.
False
The most common pointing device is a ____.
mouse
To use Windows 8 you must have a ____ account.
user
A ____ is a program that causes a monitor to go blank or to display an animated design after a specified amount of idle time.
Screen saver
Pressing and holding the ____ keys together will display the Charms bar.
Windows and C
A tile that displays updated content is called a(n) ____________________.
live tile
You open the Search menu from the ____________________ bar.
Charms
You can ________ an application window’s taskbar button to display a shortcut menu that includes a command to close the window.
right-click
Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 were all designed for touch-screen computers such as tablets.
false
File Explorer uses backslashes to separate locations in a file path.
false
When you delete a folder or file from the hard disk, it is permanently deleted immediately, and unrecoverable.
false
____ is/are new to Windows 8.
the charms bar
____ is a Microsoft service that provides up to 7 GB of online storage space for your files at no charge.
SkyDrive
The ____________________ appears when you point to the upper-right or lower-right corner of the screen, and displays buttons for interacting with Windows 8 and accessing applications.
Charms bar
The File Explorer window is divided into two sections, called ____________________.
Panes
When working in any view besides Details view, you sort by using the ____________________ tab on the ribbon.
View
Popular search engines including Google, Bing, and Yahoo!
True
Keywords in a search are not case sensitive.
true
Claiming someone else’s work as your own is an ethical and a legal violation.
True
The first part of a URL is the ____.
Protocol
Each time you ____, a new webpage appears in the browser window.
Click a link
A search engine results page displays links that are ____ at the top of the list.
more related to your search
The following is true of the History list: ____.
the complete History list is only accessible from the desktop application
The text uses the phrase, ____________________ a search query, to mean either adding additional keywords to locate more specific information, or removing extraneous keywords that have led to incorrect/misleading results.
refine
In the History list, within each site folder, the webpages you visited appear in ____________________ order.
alphabetical
The ____________________ window lets you change the page orientation of a page between portrait and landscape prior to printing it.
print preview
The number of these in a CPU help determine processor performance
core
Bus width is measured in these
bits
A test to determine processor speed
benchmark
High-speed, easily accessible storage space used by the CPU
cache
A complex integrated circuit consisting of millions of electronic parts
processor