Basic Computer Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When used in the context of computers, an information system can include:

Question 2 2. A/An _____ is a coordinated set of tools used to store and process information.

Question 3 3. _____ can also refer to activities associated with computer-based systems.

Question 4 4. A laptop is a/an _____ device, which can become a part of a/an _____.

Question 5 5. A network printer is to an information system as a _____ is to an automobile.

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Question 6 6. Computers have positively impacted the work process by _____.

Question 7 7. One of the most positive impacts of computers in the work environment includes savings in _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a negative impact on computers in the workplace?

Question 9 9. One of the most negative impacts of computer technology is _____.

Question 10 10. Privacy issues normally raised by employees include _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is TRUE of the Z3 developed by Konrad Zuse from 1935 to 1941?

Question 12 12. In 1830, _____ designed an 'analytical engine' that performed calculations.

Question 13 13. The first generation of computers used vacuum tubes. Why were they replaced by the transistor?

Question 14 14. In 1958, the first integrated circuit was created _____.

Question 15 15. The first device that could be called a 'personal computer' was the _____, which debuted in 1975.

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Question 16 16. A _____ takes your input, processes it with a processor and a set of instructions, and stores information.

Question 17 17. An extremely powerful mainframe computer can also be called a _____.

Question 18 18. A computing device that sits on a network and provides services such as file management, printing, and security is called a _____.

Question 19 19. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are all examples of _____ computing devices.

Question 20 20. Why are sales of desktop PCs and laptops declining?

Basic Computer Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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