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Computer-Based Information System Components Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a basic component of a telecommunication network?

Question 2 2. The bandwidth of a computer network refers to _____.

Question 3 3. In what way is a peer-to-peer network different from client/server networks?

Question 4 4. What is NOT true about a computer network?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT an example of a telecommunications system?

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Question 6 6. What is the primary strategic goal of database management for an organization?

Question 7 7. Which of the following does not represent a typical scenario with respect to the use of a database by a hospital ?

Question 8 8. What would be the benefits to a chain of grocery stores from using a database?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of a database?

Question 10 10. Which of the following about database management is false?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best describes the CPU?

Question 12 12. Which of the following provides a CPU the quickest access to memory functions.

Question 13 13. _____ is used to begin the start-up process for your computer.

Question 14 14. 8 gigahertz is how many cycles per second in a CPU?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is also known as volatile memory?

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Question 16 16. What is the tangible portion of a computer system?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the hardware that surrounds the system unit?

Question 18 18. Connecting a group of computers and peripherals using wired/wireless technology is called _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the set of instructions written to direct the computer to execute specific tasks?

Question 20 20. What is the name for a collection of related data on a computer?

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Question 21 21. _____ is used to plug peripherals into the system unit.

Question 22 22. _____ is used when computer programs are turned on. It is cleared once the machine is shut off.

Question 23 23. Which of the following is used to store programs installed on a computer?

Question 24 24. What is the main function of the motherboard?

Question 25 25. Brenda needs a _____ in order to see images on her computer screen.

Computer-Based Information System Components Chapter Exam Instructions

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