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Desktop Publishing Final

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

A __________ is the largest and most powerful computer.
a.
Personal Computer
d.
Workstation
b.
Large Server or Mainframe
e.
Handheld
c.
Supercomputer
 

 2. 

Your laptop is a _____________.
a.
Personal Computer
d.
Workstation
b.
Large Server or Mainframe
e.
Handheld
c.
Supercomputer
 

 3. 

This computer is the size of a desktop computer, but is more powerful.
a.
Personal Computer
d.
Workstation
b.
Large Server or Mainframe
e.
Handheld
c.
Supercomputer
 

 4. 

The basic definition of a computer involves input, processing, and  ____________.
a.
printing
c.
monitors
b.
output
d.
motherboard
 

 5. 

Which of the following is NOT an example of output?
a.
Printer
c.
speakers
b.
monitor
d.
dvd
 

 6. 

The CPU is also known as __________________.
a.
Graphics Card
c.
microprocesser
b.
motherboard
d.
sound card
 

 7. 

A __________________ is a thin sheet of fiberglass responsible for direction all communications within a computer.
a.
Graphics Card
c.
microprocesser
b.
motherboard
d.
sound card
 

 8. 

A __________________ is an electronic chip.  An example of this would be Pentium 4 or a Intel Core 2 Duo.
a.
Graphics Card
c.
microprocesser
b.
motherboard
d.
sound card
 

 9. 

A __________________ is a small thin plastic device dedicated specifically for video.
a.
Graphics Card
c.
microprocessor
b.
motherboard
d.
sound card
 

 10. 

Which of the following would be the fastest processor speeds
a.
500 mghz (mega hertz)
c.
1.66 ghz dual core
b.
2 ghz (giga hertz)
d.
2000 mghz
 

 11. 

Which of the following size of hardrive would have the largest storage?
a.
1 gigabyte
c.
600 megabytes
b.
1 megabyte
d.
600 kilobytes
 

 12. 

When using the internet and you visit www.pepsi.com, your request leaves your computer and travels through telephone lines and than to router next it goes to _______________.
a.
another router
c.
National ISP
b.
your local ISP
d.
pepsi.com’s website
 

 13. 

A(n)__________________ is a communications connection between two or more computers.
a.
Microprocessor
c.
www (world wide web)
b.
internet
d.
network
 

 14. 

A(n) _______________ is a device used thousands of years ago for calculating or counting.  This device is considered by some to be the first computer.
a.
calculator
c.
bacine
b.
Babbage’s analytical machine
d.
abacus
 

 15. 

__________________ is known as the father of computers.  He is the first to design the theory of a computer.
a.
Jack Kilby
c.
John Suess
b.
Charles Babbage
d.
Adolph Hitler
 

 16. 

___________________ invented the microprocessor. 
a.
Jack Kilby
c.
John Suess
b.
Charles Babbage
d.
Adolph Hitler
 

 17. 

RAM stands for what?
a.
Read After Memory
c.
Random Access Memory
b.
Read Access Memory
d.
Read Alternate Memory
 

 18. 

_________________ is an example of operating system.
a.
Adobe Web Premium CS3
c.
Norton Antivirus Software
b.
Adobe Dreamweaver
d.
Windows 7
 

 19. 

Which of the following is an example of input?
a.
keyboard
c.
monitor
b.
printer
d.
hard drive
 

Matching
 
 
Please match the printer type to the information provided
a.
Dot Matrix
c.
Laser
b.
Ink Jet
d.
Plotter
 

 20. 

uses a printing to draw out the entire print.  Used for archetictual drawings.
 

 21. 

using a printing head with many pins that punch a printing ribbon which leaves a small dot on the paper
 

 22. 

uses a laser and toner to produce printed materials
 

 23. 

the most expensive type of printer
 

 24. 

the slowest printer...excluding the plotter
 

 25. 

uses liquid filled cartridges and sprays the liquid through a nozzle onto the paper
 

 26. 

fastest printer
 

 27. 

prints all receipts that use carbon copies
 
 
Please match the type of monitor to the information provided for the questions below.
a.
Cathode Ray Tube
c.
Gas Plasma
b.
LCD
d.
LED
 

 28. 

uses crystals sandwiched between two sheets of glass to create the display
 

 29. 

Most expensive and least effecient between Gas Plasma and LCD
 

 30. 

uses very energy effecient lights to create the display and is also the most energy effecient monitor
 

 31. 

uses gases heated at various temperatures to create a display
 

 32. 

uses an electron gun which shoots red, green, and blue beams to create a display
 

 33. 

oldest type of monitor
 
 
Match the type of storage media to the information provided below in the question.
a.
Hard Drive
d.
CD
b.
External Hard Drive
e.
Flash Memory (jump drive, MP3, or memory card)
c.
DVD
f.
Floppy disk
 

 34. 

holds the least amount of data
 

 35. 

uses hard disks to store information, but is connected to your computer through a USB cable
 

 36. 

A SD card is one type of this media
 

 37. 

When you save to your desktop you are saving on this
 

 38. 

holds appox 700 mb
 

 39. 

measures 3 1/4 inches square and used primarily in the 1980’s and 1990’s.
 

 40. 

holds 4.7 GB of information
 
 
Please match the file extension to the software or file type description on the questions below.
a.
jpg
g.
xls
b.
doc
h.
pub
c.
bmp
i.
png
d.
exe
j.
wmv
e.
ppt
k.
html
f.
mdb
 

 41. 

executable files.  performs a command on your computer
 

 42. 

Microsoft Access
 

 43. 

a editable image file produced in fireworks
 

 44. 

Microsoft PowerPoint
 

 45. 

Most universal compressed image format
 

 46. 

Internet Explorer
 

 47. 

Microsoft Excel
 

 48. 

A type of video file played in Windows Media Player
 

 49. 

Microsoft Publisher
 

 50. 

Microsoft Word
 



 
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