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Class:CISM 1120 - Fully ONLINE-Computer Concepts
Subject:CISM Computer Infor Systems
University:Georgia Southern University
Term:Fall 2011
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A series of instructions that tells a computer what to do and how to do it is called a ____ program
To move the pointer using a ____, you rotate the ball with your thumb, fingers, or the palm of your hand. trackball
Many digital cameras can store additional images on mobile storage media, such as a ____, memory stick, and mini-disc. flash memory card
Four types of scanners are flatbed, pen, ____, and drum sheet fed
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To enter video from a(n) ____ device into a personal computer, the signal must be converted to a digital signal. analog
Most retail stores use a(n) ____ to record purchases, process credit or debit cards, and update inventory. POS terminal
Some ____ have a built-in mini keyboard smart phones
8. The best voice recognition programs are ____ percent accurate. 90 to 95
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Desktop computer keyboards typically have from ____ keys. 101 to 105
A(n) ____ translates a personal characteristic into a digital code that is compared with a digital code stored in the computer. biometric device
Computers with ____ have the potential to recognize sign language, read lips, track facial movements, or follow eye gazes. gesture recognition capability
The ____ mouse operation moves an object from one location to another or draw pictures. drag
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A ____, which is slightly larger than a stylus, is available in two forms: some are pressure-sensitive; others have a tiny built-in digital camera. digital pen
Often users prefer to ____, or transfer a copy of, the images from the digital camera to the computer's hard disk. download
Some ____ scanners connect to a smart phone pen
A ____ is a pressure-sensitive pointing device shaped like a pencil eraser that is positioned between keys on a keyboard. pointing stick
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A measure of a digital camera's quality is the number of ____ it stores in a pixel bits
Voice recognition is also called ____. speech recognition
You can talk into a(n) ____ headset that wirelessly communicates with the smart phone to receive audio. bluetooth
A ____ is comparable in size to a credit card or ATM card smart card
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A ____ is a single device that looks like a copy machine but provides the functionality of a printer, scanner, copy machine, and perhaps a fax machine. multifunction peripheral
Impact printers commonly produce ____ output. near letter quality (NLQ)
The ____ program encourages manufacturers to create energy-efficient devices that require little power when they are not in use. energy star
Most surround sound computer speaker systems include one or two center speakers and two or more ____ that are positioned so sound emits from all directions. satellite speakers
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Computers process data (input) into ____ (output). information
____ are used in specialized fields such as engineering and drafting and usually are very costly plotters
The ____ in Windows Vista enlarges text and other on-screen items for visually impaired users. magnifier
With ____, a computer or other device transmits output to a printer via radio waves bluetooth printing
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With LCD technology, a cable on a monitor plugs in a port on the system unit, which enables communications from the ____. graphing processing unit (GPU)
Most ____ printers use continuous-form paper. dot matrix
A video card or motherboard, in the case of integrated video, must have enough ____ to generate the resolution and number of colors you want to display video memory
Three commonly used audio output devices are speakers, ____, and earphones. headphones
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____ consist of a screen and the components that produce the information on the screen. display devices
LCD screens produce color using either passive-matrix or ____ technology active-matrix
Tiny dots of ____ material coat the screen on a CRT. phosphor
An active-matrix display is also known as a ____ display. TFT (thin film transistor)
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The core of a CRT monitor is a(n) ____. cathode-ray tube
A(n) ____ printer forms characters and graphics on a piece of paper by striking a mechanism against an inked ribbon that physically contacts the paper. impact
Video memory, which often is ____ on current video cards, stores information about each pixel. 256 MB or 1024 MB
Mobile computers often have built-in ____ screens LCD
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The speed of an ink-jet printer is measured by the number of ____ it can print. pages per minute
A(n) ____ is any type of hardware component that conveys information to one or more people. output device
Blind users can work with ____ via Windows Vista's Narrator. voice output
A dye-sublimation printer, sometimes called a ____, uses heat to transfer colored dye to specially coated paper. digital photo printer
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A laser printer for the home and small office user typically prints black-and-white text at speeds of ____ ppm. 12-37
The number of colors a graphics processing unit displays is determined by ____. bit depth
The print head mechanism on a dot-matrix printer contains ____ pins, depending on the manufacturer and the printer model 9-24
A(n) ____ projector uses tiny mirrors to reflect light, which produces crisp, bright, colorful images that remain in focus. digital light processing
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Before changing your screen resolution, you first should make sure your monitor and ____ support your desired resolution video card
Tablet PC screens range from 8.4 inches to ____ inches 14.1
A ____ is a large, sealed glass tube cathode-ray tube
Mobile printers mainly use ink-jet, thermal, thermal wax-transfer, or ____ technology. dot-matrix
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A(n) ____ is a display device that uses technology which sandwiches a layer of gas between two glass plates. plasma monitor
____ means the information appears in one color on a different color background. monochrome
Mobile printers mainly use ink-jet, thermal, thermal wax-transfer, or ____ technology. dye sublimination
Storage media are sometimes referred to as ____. secondary storage
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DVD-ROM drives can read CDs at speeds of ____ or more. 52x
Business users utilize tape most often for ____ and backup. long-term storage
A ____ stores data on a thin microprocessor embedded in the card. smart card
Microfilm is a 100- to ____-foot roll of film. 215
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The ____ user usually stores faxes, presentations, travel records, homework assignments, and quotations. mobile
A ____ is made of aluminum, glass, or ceramic and is coated with an alloy material that allows items to be recorded magnetically on its surface. platter
An external hard disk is a separate free-standing hard disk that connects with a cable to a(n) ____ port or FireWire port on the system unit. USB
A typical CD-ROM holds ____ of data, instructions, and information. 650 MB to 1 GB
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The platters in the hard disk usually spin at a rate of ____ revolutions per minute (rpm). 5400-15000
PC Cards and ExpressCard modules commonly are used in
When a user issues a command to start application software, the operating system locates the program in ____ and loads it into memory. storage
____ interfaces have data transfer rates of 375 MBps and higher. SAS
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PC Cards are about ____ long and 54 mm wide 86 mm
Screen savers originally were developed to prevent a problem called ____. thrashing
Users of ____ can maintain contact lists; save appointments; browse the Web; and send and receive text and picture messages, e-mail messages, and faxes using a smart phone. symbian os
A ____ allows multiple users to share a printer, Internet access, files, and programs. multiuser operating system
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Some stand-alone operating systems are called ____ because they also work in conjunction with a network operating system. client operating systems
Web applications created with any programming language or any operating system to communicate and share data seamlessly are called ____. web services
The ____ executes a series of tests to make sure the computer hardware is connected properly and operating correctly. BIOS
Boot disks are also known as ____. recovery disks
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 A series of instructions that tells a computer what to do and how to do it is called a ____program
 To move the pointer using a ____, you rotate the ball with your thumb, fingers, or the palm of your hand.trackball
 Many digital cameras can store additional images on mobile storage media, such as a ____, memory stick, and mini-disc.flash memory card
 Four types of scanners are flatbed, pen, ____, and drumsheet fed
 To enter video from a(n) ____ device into a personal computer, the signal must be converted to a digital signal.analog
 Most retail stores use a(n) ____ to record purchases, process credit or debit cards, and update inventory.POS terminal
 Some ____ have a built-in mini keyboardsmart phones
 8. The best voice recognition programs are ____ percent accurate.90 to 95
 Desktop computer keyboards typically have from ____ keys.101 to 105
 A(n) ____ translates a personal characteristic into a digital code that is compared with a digital code stored in the computer.biometric device
 Computers with ____ have the potential to recognize sign language, read lips, track facial movements, or follow eye gazes.gesture recognition capability
 The ____ mouse operation moves an object from one location to another or draw pictures.drag
 A ____, which is slightly larger than a stylus, is available in two forms: some are pressure-sensitive; others have a tiny built-in digital camera.digital pen
 Often users prefer to ____, or transfer a copy of, the images from the digital camera to the computer's hard disk.download
 Some ____ scanners connect to a smart phonepen
 A ____ is a pressure-sensitive pointing device shaped like a pencil eraser that is positioned between keys on a keyboard.pointing stick
 A measure of a digital camera's quality is the number of ____ it stores in a pixelbits
 Voice recognition is also called ____.speech recognition
 You can talk into a(n) ____ headset that wirelessly communicates with the smart phone to receive audio.bluetooth
 A ____ is comparable in size to a credit card or ATM cardsmart card
 A ____ is a single device that looks like a copy machine but provides the functionality of a printer, scanner, copy machine, and perhaps a fax machine.multifunction peripheral
 Impact printers commonly produce ____ output.near letter quality (NLQ)
 The ____ program encourages manufacturers to create energy-efficient devices that require little power when they are not in use.energy star
 Most surround sound computer speaker systems include one or two center speakers and two or more ____ that are positioned so sound emits from all directions.satellite speakers
 Computers process data (input) into ____ (output).information
 ____ are used in specialized fields such as engineering and drafting and usually are very costlyplotters
 The ____ in Windows Vista enlarges text and other on-screen items for visually impaired users.magnifier
 With ____, a computer or other device transmits output to a printer via radio wavesbluetooth printing
 With LCD technology, a cable on a monitor plugs in a port on the system unit, which enables communications from the ____.graphing processing unit (GPU)
 Most ____ printers use continuous-form paper.dot matrix
 A video card or motherboard, in the case of integrated video, must have enough ____ to generate the resolution and number of colors you want to displayvideo memory
 Three commonly used audio output devices are speakers, ____, and earphones.headphones
 ____ consist of a screen and the components that produce the information on the screen.display devices
 LCD screens produce color using either passive-matrix or ____ technologyactive-matrix
 Tiny dots of ____ material coat the screen on a CRT.phosphor
 An active-matrix display is also known as a ____ display.TFT (thin film transistor)
 The core of a CRT monitor is a(n) ____.cathode-ray tube
 A(n) ____ printer forms characters and graphics on a piece of paper by striking a mechanism against an inked ribbon that physically contacts the paper.impact
 Video memory, which often is ____ on current video cards, stores information about each pixel.256 MB or 1024 MB
 Mobile computers often have built-in ____ screensLCD
 The speed of an ink-jet printer is measured by the number of ____ it can print.pages per minute
 A(n) ____ is any type of hardware component that conveys information to one or more people.output device
 Blind users can work with ____ via Windows Vista's Narrator.voice output
 A dye-sublimation printer, sometimes called a ____, uses heat to transfer colored dye to specially coated paper.digital photo printer
 A laser printer for the home and small office user typically prints black-and-white text at speeds of ____ ppm.12-37
 The number of colors a graphics processing unit displays is determined by ____.bit depth
 The print head mechanism on a dot-matrix printer contains ____ pins, depending on the manufacturer and the printer model9-24
 A(n) ____ projector uses tiny mirrors to reflect light, which produces crisp, bright, colorful images that remain in focus.digital light processing
 Before changing your screen resolution, you first should make sure your monitor and ____ support your desired resolutionvideo card
 Tablet PC screens range from 8.4 inches to ____ inches14.1
 A ____ is a large, sealed glass tubecathode-ray tube
 Mobile printers mainly use ink-jet, thermal, thermal wax-transfer, or ____ technology.dot-matrix
 A(n) ____ is a display device that uses technology which sandwiches a layer of gas between two glass plates.plasma monitor
 ____ means the information appears in one color on a different color background.monochrome
 Mobile printers mainly use ink-jet, thermal, thermal wax-transfer, or ____ technology.dye sublimination
 Storage media are sometimes referred to as ____.secondary storage
 DVD-ROM drives can read CDs at speeds of ____ or more.52x
 Business users utilize tape most often for ____ and backup.long-term storage
 A ____ stores data on a thin microprocessor embedded in the card.smart card
 Microfilm is a 100- to ____-foot roll of film.215
 The ____ user usually stores faxes, presentations, travel records, homework assignments, and quotations.mobile
 A ____ is made of aluminum, glass, or ceramic and is coated with an alloy material that allows items to be recorded magnetically on its surface.platter
 An external hard disk is a separate free-standing hard disk that connects with a cable to a(n) ____ port or FireWire port on the system unit.USB
 A typical CD-ROM holds ____ of data, instructions, and information.650 MB to 1 GB
 The platters in the hard disk usually spin at a rate of ____ revolutions per minute (rpm).5400-15000
 PC Cards and ExpressCard modules commonly are used in 
 When a user issues a command to start application software, the operating system locates the program in ____ and loads it into memory.storage
 ____ interfaces have data transfer rates of 375 MBps and higher.SAS
 PC Cards are about ____ long and 54 mm wide86 mm
 Screen savers originally were developed to prevent a problem called ____.thrashing
 Users of ____ can maintain contact lists; save appointments; browse the Web; and send and receive text and picture messages, e-mail messages, and faxes using a smart phone.symbian os
 A ____ allows multiple users to share a printer, Internet access, files, and programs.multiuser operating system
 Some stand-alone operating systems are called ____ because they also work in conjunction with a network operating system.client operating systems
 Web applications created with any programming language or any operating system to communicate and share data seamlessly are called ____.web services
 The ____ executes a series of tests to make sure the computer hardware is connected properly and operating correctly.BIOS
 Boot disks are also known as ____.recovery disks
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