Which data communications method could result in RSIs?

A) VoIP 

B) e-mail 

C) instant messaging 

D) text messaging 


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 


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 


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 


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?






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    



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 




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 



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 



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

A) Multimedia 

B) Reference 

C) Encyclopedic 

D) Glossary 



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

A) True B) False    


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 



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

A) True B) False    



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 



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

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



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. 



Some operating systems include video and audio editing software.

A) True B) False    



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. 




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 




What is malicious software also called?

A) poison software 

B) application software 

C) systemware 

D) malware 




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 



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

A) True B) False   

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