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Systems Software and Application Software: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a productivity suite in the context of software applications?

Question 2 2. Where do we find access to the tools we use on the computer?

Question 3 3. What do presentation and illustration software have in common?

Question 4 4. Which of the following depicts a typical FTP site?

Question 5 5. Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of database software?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not a commonly used operating system for a desktop or laptop computer?

Question 7 7. Elisa wants to use presentation software to make a slideshow. What might she use?

Question 8 8. Which of the following office suites is available completely online and without the need for local installation?

Question 9 9. The online encyclopedia Wikipedia is an example of a _______.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of using an office suite?

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Question 11 11. Word processing software allows for which of the following tasks?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT typically part of a web conferencing system?

Question 13 13. What does FTP stand for?

Question 14 14. Which one of the following tools would be most appropriate if you needed a client to sign a document electronically?

Question 15 15. What is one major advantage of using desktop publishing software instead of word processing software?

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Question 16 16. What is workgroup computing?

Question 17 17. Which of the following BEST describes the use of referencing in spreadsheet software?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements regarding personal operating systems is NOT true?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the best method for a college professor to make course material available to his/her students?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best describes the role of a system administrator?

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Question 21 21. You just downloaded an .mp3 file. What type of file is this?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT an example of current spreadsheet software?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a typical task performed by real estate agents using specialized software for real estate?

Question 24 24. A _____ refers to a computer interface in which a user interacts with a computer system by typing in lines of text.

Question 25 25. _____ are most likely to use illustration software as their primary tool.

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Question 26 26. Which software is used to process instructions and coordinate between devices?

Question 27 27. Which of the following BEST describes terminal emulator software?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements about instant messaging is FALSE?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is used in database software to answer basic questions about your data?

Question 30 30. All of the following are generally included in an office suite EXCEPT:

Systems Software and Application Software: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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