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  1. an organized collection of related data describes a
    byte
  2. the handling of data using equipment that operates through electronic, i.e. a computer is
    random access data
  3. a collection of information on disk (or other storage media) that can be created, amended, grouped, retrieved, and stored through computer programs by referencing it's name is a
    file
  4. a device containing a sealed, rigid, magnetic disk and read/write mechanism, usually built directly into the computer's cabinet is a
    read only memory
  5. a flexible, plastic diskette on which data is stored magnetically is a
    floppy disk
  6. another name for a hard disk is
    read only memory
  7. to prepare a new diskette for use by the computer or an old one for re-use by erasing all previous information and sectors and mapping out the disk for storage is to
    format
  8. instructions consisting of a series of # or a coded pattern of digits which convey information btwn ppl and machines is
    language
  9. a printer in which an intense ray of light position dots of magnetically charged ink-like toner on a rotating drum, then transfers the image into paper by a xerographic process is known as a(n)
    laser printer
  10. a socket on a microcomputer used to attach other equipment by cable is called a
    port
  11. what is not considered to be a peripheral
    central processing unit
  12. a device which converts the electrical impulses (digital) produced by the computer into sound impulses (wave-like) and vice-versa, and can be transmitted over telephone lines is a
    modem
  13. a program in the computer which tells it how to go about performing its basic functions such as accepting, storing, and retrieving data from memory, printing output, etc. is
    operating system
  14. a set of instructions arranged in proper sequence which can direct the computer to perform a desired task is
    program
  15. the working storage area of the computer in which data or programs may be written to or read from is known as the
    random access memory
  16. any individual who requires the services of a data processing center or computer system is   a(n)
    user
  17. storage area which has been manufactured with predetermined information or programs, uaually used to store the control program of the computer is
    read only memory
  18. a symbol on the screen, such as a flashing rectangle, box or line, which denotes the exact spot on the screen where the next data will appear following a key stroke is a
    cursor
  19. the value automatically assigned by the computer when the operator does not provide an alternate value is
    default
  20. what is not considered to be an output device
    keyboard
  21. a set of instructions arranged in proper sequence which can direct the computer to perform a desired task is known as
    a program
  22. the physical equipment or device which make up a computer, including all peripherals is known as the
    hardware
  23. a set of instructions that directs the computer's operations is the
    software
  24. the act of returning data from to the user in some form or transferring data from a primary storage device to a secondary storage device is know as
    output
  25. software that is designed for and marketed to a particular industry, business, or profession is known as
    vertical market software
  26. software that is designed to be used by anyone who might benefit from its use is known as
    prepackaged software
  27. a type of software where the user tell the programmer what  the software needs to be able to do and the programmer writes a set of instructions for  the software to perform describes
    customized software
  28. an organization of hardware and software designed to accomplish a data processing function is a
    computer system
  29. a device used to select processing options displayed on the monitor is known as a
    mouse
  30. computers are used to perform clearly defined repetitive tasks

    t or f
    t
  31. computers can never make decision

    t or f
    f
  32. basic and Cobol are two types of computers programming languages

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    t
  33. the physical equipment or devices forming the computer are known as software

    t or f
    f
  34. read only memory can be reprogrammed by the computer user

    t or f
    f
  35. random access memory can be altered by the computer user

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    t
  36. a common method of denoting units of storage is the kilobyte, which has a measurement storage  equal 1024 bytes

    t or f
    t
  37. a common method of denoting units of storage is the gigabyte

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    t
  38. the act of transferring data from an internal storage area to an external device is known as input

    t or f
    f
  39. CRT is an abbreviation for Cathode Ray Tube

    t or f
    t
  40. VDT is an abbreviation for Video Display Tube

    t or f
    f
  41. a laser printer is classified as an impact printer

    t or f
    f
  42. a daisy wheel printer is classified as  non-impact printer

    t or f
    f
  43. an ink jet printed is classified as a non-impact printer

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    t
  44. standard printer carriages can accommodate paper 8 1/2 inches wide

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    t
  45. a tractor feed mechanism on a printer transports continuous from paper through the printer by using sprockets which fit into holes on each side of the continuous from paper

    t or f
    t
  46. a bi-directional printer can printer can print when moving left to right and when moving right to left

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    t
  47. a small input device used to control the movement of the cursor is a light pen

    t or f
    f
  48. windows are rectangular portions of the screen that are used to display information

    t or f
    t
  49. word processing can be used as marketing and public relation tool in the funeral home

    t or f
    t
  50. software that is available for the general market, having a wide variety of applications and not specific to any one business or industry is known as customized software

    t or f
    f
  51. after using a floppy disk, it should always be placed back into its protective jacket

    t or f
    t
  52. a felt-tip pen should be used for labeling floppy disks

    t or f
    t
  53. the power on the computer may be turned off while a diskette is in the disk drive

    t or f
    f
  54. when considering decision making in computer system selection, the hardware should be selected first

    t or f
    f
  55. the term which refers to the ability of information taken from one computer to be understood by another computer is compatible

    t or f
    t
  56. the word, symbol or #s which appear on the screen are called the display

    t or f
    t
  57. preparing a new diskette for use by the computer or an old one for re-use is known as initializing

    t or f
    f
  58. typematic is a keyboard key that repeats itself

    t or f
    f
  59. a device that can both process the input and output of data is a terminal

    t or f
    t
  60. a msg on the video screen to guide the perator through the program is known as a prompt

    t or f
    t
  61. a small device, usually a miniature circuit on a silicon chip, which is used in many computers is known as a microprocessor

    t or f
    t
  62. a desk-top or portable computer, that is bases on a microprocessor and meant for a single computer is called a minicomputer


    t or f
    f
  63. the largest type of computer is known as a supercomputer

    t or f
    t
  64. output of printed form is called hard copy

    t or f
    t
  65. special keys on a keyboard that can be programmed to perform tasks that assist the user are known as function keys

    t or f
    t
  66. a collection of information on a disk that can be created, grouped, and retrieved through the use of a file-name is known as a file

    t or f
    t
  67. to search for and correct errors in a computer program is to debug

    t or f
    t
  68. a display on which data appears in only one color is known as a color display

    t or f
    f
  69. commercial applications software is software that has already been written and is available for purchase

    t or f
    t
  70. the space a character or letter takes up in a computer is a byte

    t or f
    t
  71. blank space is considered to be a characters

    t or f
    t
  72. a computer has permanent memory

    t or f
    t
  73. an electronic device that can accept data, perform instructions on data and deliver the results of the processes data is a computer

    t or f
    t
  74. the basic functions of a computer are storage, retrieval, reporting, mathematical operations and standardization and organization

    t or f
    t
  75. the smallest type of computer is called a mainframe

    t or f
    f
  76. the letters "CPU" stand for central processing unit

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    t
  77. the arithmetic unit is considered part of the CPU

    t or f
    t
  78. the keyboard is considered part of the CPU

    t or f
    f
  79. the control unit of a computer directs the flow of data and instructions in and out of the CPU

    t or f
    t
  80. the part of the CPU where programs and data are located while a particular program is running is called the control unit

    t or f
    f
  81. that part of the CPU where calculations on #s actually occur is called the arithmetic unit

    t or f
    t
  82. a computer monitor may also be called a CRT unit

    t or f
    t
  83. the letters "CRT" stand for computer read-out terminal

    t or f
    f
  84. another name for a hard disk is fixed disk

    t or f
    t
  85. computer printers may be classified as impact and non-impact

    t or f
    t
  86. computer diskettes which may be inserted and removed from the computer by the user are commonly called "floppy" disks

    t or f
    t
  87. the terms monitor and control unit means the same thing

    t or f
    f
  88. programs which are used in a computer system are classified as part of the hardware

    t or f
    f
  89. computer software which has been written, tested and marketed to perform a specific application may be called prepackaged software

    t or f
    t
  90. computer software which is written for a specific industry market is referred to as a lateral market package

    t or f
    f
  91. a disadvantage of most computers is their limited storage capabilities

    t or f
    f
  92. accuracy and time saving are both considered advantage of having a computer system

    t or f
    t
  93. computer software which has been specially written or alter to do a particular job for a single user could be described as a customized package

    t or f
    t
  94. document editing capabilities is one of the major advantages of a word processing program

    t or f
    t
  95. Elimination of repetitive typing tasks would be an advantage of a word processing program

    t or f
    t
  96. determining average unit sales is not the type of operation which would be easily accomplished with a funeral home computer system

    t or f
    f
  97. analyzing the types of services selected would be a practical use of the computer in the funeral home business

    t or f
    t
  98. one of the service a computer being used in a funeral home should be able to do, is provide information on average unit sales of merchandise

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    t
  99. client cross-referencing and name-searching are functions which a business computer should be able to perform

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    t
  100. it is unlikely that a funeral home computer system would be able to produce refund checks for overpaid accounts

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    f
  101. although many computer systems can be perform accounting functions, important documents such as balance sheets and income statements must always be done by outside sources

    t or f
    f
  102. production of aged accounts receivable reports is a function which a funeral home computer system should be able to perform

    t or f
    t
  103. computer systems for funeral home used are not generally adaptable for doing payroll functions

    t or f
    f
  104. automatic spellcheck is a software feature associated with some word processing programs

    t or f
    t
  105. it is generally recommended that when purchasing a computer system, the buyer decide what type of hardware is needed prior to making a software decision

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    f
  106. a computer printer can be classified as an input unit

    t or f
    f
  107. a keyboard used with a computer is classified as an input unit

    t or f
    t
  108. a disk drive could be classified as both an input and an output unit

    t or f
    t
  109. a flashing cursor is a screen feature which draws attention to the place on the screen where information is to be recorded next

    t or f
    t

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