MIS Test 2 Ch 2 Part 1

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  1. An interface that allows applications to make use of the operating system.
    application program interface (API)
  2. A company that provides software, support, and the computer hardware on
    which to run the software from the user’s facilities over a network.
    application service provider (ASP)
  3. The part of the CPU that performs mathematical calculations and makes logical comparisons.
    arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)
  4. A server that houses many individual computer motherboards that include
    one or more processors, computer memory, computer storage, and computer
    network connections.
    blade server
  5. Eight bits that together represent a single character of data.
    byte (B)
  6. The part of the computer that consists of three associated elements: the
    arithmetic/logic unit, the control unit, and the register areas.
    central processing unit (CPU)
  7. A series of electronic pulses produced at a predetermined rate that affects machine cycle time.
    clock speed
  8. A user interface that requires you to give text commands to the computer to perform basic activities.
    command-based user interface
  9. A common form of optical disc on which data cannot be modified once it has been recorded.
    compact disc read-only memory (CD-ROM)
  10. Sequences of instructions for the computer.
    computer programs
  11. The part of the CPU that sequentially accesses program instructions,
    decodes them, and coordinates the flow of data in and out of the ALU,
    the registers, the primary storage, and even secondary storage and
    various output devices.
    control unit
  12. A relatively small, inexpensive, single-user computer that is highly versatile.
    desktop computer
  13. A device that can store, organize, and play digital music files.
    digital audio player
  14. An input device used with a PC to record and store images and video in digital form.
    digital camera
  15. A storage medium used to store software, video games, and movies.
    digital video disc (DVD)
  16. A retrieval method in which data can be retrieved without the need to read and discard other data.
    direct access
  17. A device used for direct access of secondary storage data.
    direct access storage device (DASD)
  18. An interface that displays pictures (icons) and menus that people use to send commands to the computer system.
    graphical user interface (GUI)
  19. A program concerned with the efficient and environmentally responsible
    design, manufacture, operation, and disposal of IS-related products.
    green computing
  20. A program concerned with the efficient and environmentally responsible
    design, manufacture, operation, and disposal of IS-related products.
    green computing

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