Questions

1.

COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

 

Which data communications method could result in RSIs?

A) VoIP 

B) e-mail 

C) instant messaging 

D) text messaging 

   2.

Developers of freeware rely on the honor system, trusting users to send payment if software use extends beyond the stated trial period.

A) True 

B) False 

   3.

What kind of software allows users to combine text, graphics, audio, video, and animation into an interactive application?

A) multimedia management 

B) multimedia authoring 

C) multimedia publishing 

D) multimedia editing 

   4.

Many graphics and multimedia programs incorporate user-friendly interfaces and/or have scaled-down versions, making it possible for the home and small business users to create documents using these programs.

A) True B) False    5.

Most personal finance software includes financial planning features, such as analyzing home and personal loans, preparing income taxes, and managing retirement savings.

A) True B) False   6.

Which of the following kinds of software provides a means for sharing, distributing, and searching through documents by converting them into a format that can be viewed by any user?

A) Tax preparation 

B) Business 

C) Document management 

D) Accounting 

  7.

Designers and graphic artists can print finished publications on a color printer, take them to a professional printer, or post them on the Web in a format that can be viewed by those without what kind of software?

A) VSP 

B) DTP 

C) ISP 

D) CAD 

   8.

Professional DTP software is ideal for the production of high-quality color documents such as textbooks, corporate newsletters, marketing literature, product catalogs, and annual reports.

A) True B) False   9.

Note taking software can store notes in handwritten form.

A) True B) False    

10.

  

Most spreadsheet software like that shown in the accompanying figure includes a kind of analysis tool, where users can change certain values in a spreadsheet to reveal the effects of those changes. What is the term for these tools?

A) concatenation 

B) functional 

C) what-if 

D) application 

   

11.

COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT 

Using travel and mapping software, how can you obtain driving instructions for your travels?

A) view a video of your destination 

B) enter the starting point and the destination point into the software 

C) use the calculator provided with the software to determine the mileage and estimated gasoline consumption 

D) reference the compass that accompanies the software to determine the exact route that will minimize your driving time based on traffic conditions 

  

12.

Which of the following performs calculations on the data in a worksheet and displays the resulting value in a cell?

A) index 

B) formula 

C) function 

D) ratio 

   

13.

What kind of software provides valuable and thorough information for all individuals?

A) Multimedia 

B) Reference 

C) Encyclopedic 

D) Glossary 

   

14.

Application software, such as Word and Excel, seldom includes Web page authoring features.

A) True B) False    

15.

Which of the following is an example of video and audio editing software for the professional?

A) Adobe InDesign 

B) Autodesk AutoCAD 

C) Adobe Illustrator 

D) Adobe Audition 

   

16.

While a computer is running, the operating system remains in memory.

A) True B) False    

17.

COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT 

An engineer who needs to manage new product development might use what type of software?

A) project management software 

B) engineering management software 

C) product development management software 

D) process management software 

   

18.

Which of the following is an example of computer-aided design software?

A) Adobe InDesign B) Autodesk AutoCAD C) Adobe Illustrator D) Adobe Audition    

19.

COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT 

What is the difference between CBT and CAI?

A) No difference; they are different terms for the same approach. 

B) CBT is available when the user is online; CAI is used when there is no Internet connection. 

C) CAI is used for young people; CBT is used for college-aged people and older. 

D) CBT is used for simulations; CAI is designed for multiple synchronous users. 

   

20.

Some operating systems include video and audio editing software.

A) True B) False    

21.

COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT 

What is a Web application?

A) It is an application that provides access to the Internet. 

B) It is a collection of data and programs that together can store data on any server on the Internet provided that server is authorized by the Web application. 

C) It is a Web site that allows users to access and interact with software from any device or computer that is connected to the Internet. 

D) It is an application that can be downloaded from the Web and then be executed on a client computer. 

   

22.

COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT 

If someone you know is purchasing word processing software, what features can she expect to find in the software?

A) wordwrap, spell checker, tables 

B) search and replace, word adjust, collaboration 

C) columns, templates, autowrite 

D) mail merge, wrapcheck, thesaurus 

   

23.

COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT 

What is malicious software also called?

A) poison software 

B) application software 

C) systemware 

D) malware 

   

24.

COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT 

A friend has decided he wants to build a deck with a fire pit in his backyard. What kind of software should he purchase to assist him with this project?

A) reference software 

B) construction management software 

C) structure design and construction software 

D) home design/landscaping software 

   

25.

Open source software is copyrighted software that is distributed at no cost for a trial period.

A) True B) False   

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