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UNIT B                                                                      Name:    ______________________

1) Please put your name as your school records and my attendance sheet has it. (This is worth one point)  Do not worry about the underline. If you have Microsoft Word, double click the underline and then type your answer. 2) If you are doing the work on the computer, Save your work as UnitB01

 

 

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

 

____          1.   The peripheral device that melts crayon-like sticks and sprays it onto paper is a ____.

a.

Color ink-jet printer.

b.

Solid ink printer.

c.

Dot matrix printer.

d.

Scanner.

 

 

 

____          2.   A(n) ____ creates characters and graphics by means of a wire grid and a ribbon.

a.

Laser printer.

b.

Dot matrix printer.

c.

Combination printer.

d.

Scanner.

 

 

 

 

____          3.   The above figure is an example of the print produced by a ____.

a.

Laser printer.

b.

Hand scanner.

c.

Bar code reader.

d.

Dot matrix printer.

 

 

 

____          4.   The dpi (dots per inch) resolution that appears solid to the human eye is approximately ____.

a.

900 dpi.

b.

500 dpi.

c.

140 dpi.

d.

1024 dpi.

 

 

 

____          5.   The ____ keys of a keyboard execute commands.

a.

Function.

b.

Indicator.

c.

Arrow.

d.

Command.

 

 

 

____          6.   The Num Lock key is an example of a ____.

a.

Modifier key.

b.

Keyboard shortcut.

c.

Toggle key.

d.

Function key.

 

 

 

____          7.   Using modifier keys in combination with letter keys to expand the possibilities of available keyboard commands is called a ____.

a.

Modifier shortcut.

b.

Function shortcut.

c.

Keyboard shortcut.

d.

Command shortcut

 

 

 

____          8.   The position of the insertion point on the screen can be moved up, down, left, or right using the ____.

a.

Ctrl or Alt keys.

b.

Function keys.

c.

Page Up or Page Down keys.

d.

Arrow keys.

 

 

 

____          9.   An ____ keyboard may help to prevent stress-related wrist injuries.

a.

Personalized.

b.

Internet.

c.

Ergonomically designed.

d.

Divided.

 

 

 

____          10.  The ____ is the flashing underline that appears on the screen indicating where the typed characters will appear.

a.

Entry point.

b.

Cursor.

c.

Insertion point.

d.

Text mark.

 

 

 

____          11.  A key that switches back and forth between two modes, such as the Caps Lock key, is called a(n) ____ key.

a.

Toggle.

b.

Modifier.

c.

Indicator.

d.

Yes/No.

 

 

 

____          12.  Keyboards contain a calculator-style input area called a(n) ____.

a.

Calculator pad.

b.

Numeric keypad.

c.

Auxiliary pad.

d.

None of the above.

 

 

 

____          13.  A flashing vertical bar that appears on the screen to mark the location where typing will appear is called the ____.

a.

Cursor.

b.

Entry point.

c.

Text mark.

d.

Insertion point.

 

 

 

 

____          14.  In the figure above, the key shown as item 2 is called a(n) ____.

a.

Auto-operation key.

b.

Function key.

c.

Command action key.

d.

Procedure key.

 

 

 

____          15.  An operation can be canceled by pressing the key shown as item ____ in the figure above.

a.

1.

b.

2.

c.

3.

d.

4.

 

 

 

____          16.  A character directly to the left of the cursor can be deleted by pressing the key shown as item ____ in the figure above.

a.

1.

b.

3.

c.

5.

d.

6.

 

 

 

____          17.  The number of pixels that are displayed on a screen determines the screen’s ____.

a.

Density.

b.

Depth.

c.

Resolution.

d.

Color depth.

 

 

 

____          18.  Expansion cards that control the video monitor are ____.

a.

Device drivers.

b.

Graphics cards.

c.

Sound cards.

d.

Video ports.

 

 

 

____          19.  The number of colors that a monitor can display is called its ____.

a.

Dot pitch.

b.

Resolution.

c.

Bit depth.

d.

Vis.

 

 

 

____          20.  A monitor’s vis is the ____.

a.

Video input sensor.

b.

Virtual input system.

c.

Video imaging system.

d.

Viewable image size.

 

 

 

____          21.  PCL and PostScript are printer languages used by most ____ printers.

a.

Ink-jet.

b.

Bubble-jet.

c.

Laser.

d.

Dot-matrix.

 

 

 

____          22.  When we refer to RAM as "volatile", we mean that ____.

a.

It is constantly changing.

b.

Data in RAM is easily lost.

c.

It's speed is random.

d.

It's memory is limited.

 

 

 

____          23.  The process of retrieving data from a storage medium is referred to as ____.

a.

Writing data.

b.

Saving data.

c.

Loading data.

d.

Inputting data.

 

 

 

____          24.  Which of the following are types of storage technologies?

a.

Magnetic storage.

b.

Optical storage.

c.

Read-write storage.

d.

A, B, and C.

e.

A and B.

 

 

 

____          25.  The areas in a system unit case where peripheral devices may be installed are called ____.

a.

Bins.

b.

Bays.

c.

Drives.

d.

Disks.

 

 

 

____          26.  The type of storage device that is available in either 3-1/2" or 5-1/4" size is a ____.

a.

Floppy drive.

b.

CD drive.

c.

Hard drive.

d.

Tape drive.

 

 

 

____          27.  "Write-protected" means ____.

a.

A disk may not be re-sold.

b.

A disk cannot be read without a password.

c.

A disk cannot be altered.

d.

None of the above.

 

 

 

____          28.  The storage device that uses phase change technology to alter the crystal structure on a disk is a ____ drive.

a.

CD-ROM.

b.

CD-R.

c.

CD-RW.

d.

DVD-ROM.

 

 

 

____          29.  Expansion cards are inserted into ____ on the "motherboard".

a.

Bays.

b.

Pits.

c.

Slips.

d.

Slots.

 

 

 

____          30.  Active matrix screen is another name for ____ technology.

a.

CRT.

b.

TFT.

c.

LCD.

d.

VIS.

 

 

 

____          31.  Before installing a peripheral device you should ____.

a.

Unplug your computer.

b.

Use a grounding wristband.

c.

Open your system unit.

d.

All of the above.

 

 

 

____          32.  Most ink jet printers use only ____ colors of ink to produce thousands of colors.

a.

2.

b.

3.

c.

4.

d.

10.

 

 

 

____          33.  A DVD drive speed of 1X is equivalent to a CD drive speed of ____.

a.

5X.

b.

9X.

c.

18X.

d.

46X.

 

 

 

____          34.  The process of storing data on a storage medium is referred to as ____.

a.

Opening a file.

b.

Reading data.

c.

Loading data.

d.

Writing data.

 

 

 

____          35.  Dark spots on the surface of a disk are called ____.

a.

Pixels.

b.

Ports.

c.

Pits.

d.

Particles.

 

 

 

____          36.  A vertical stack of storage tracks is called a ____.

a.

Sector.

b.

Cylinder.

c.

Hard disk.

d.

Double-density disk.

 

 

 

____          37.  Access time for tape drives is measured in ____.

a.

Milliseconds.

b.

Seconds.

c.

Revolutions.

d.

Megabytes.