CIS 101 Chapter 4

Application
What kind of software consists of programs designed to make users more productive and/or assist them with personal tasks?
A fragmented disk has many files stored in noncontiguous sectors.
Why is a fragmented disk slower than one that is defragmented?
filing her state and/or federal tax returns online
If your friend recently has participated in e-filing, what has she been doing?
phishing
You have received an email that is directing you to a phony website that looks like the website for your mortgage company. What kind of message is this?
file manager
You are using a tool on your computer to organize a variety of files in folders. What is the term for this kind of tool?
restore
In the event a backup file is used, which kind of program reverses the process and returns backed up files to their original form?
personal firewall
Which of the following is a utility that detects and protects a computer from unauthorized intrusions?
search tool
Which kind of program attempts to locate a file on your computer or mobile device based on criteria you specify?
self-directed, self-paced instruction
Which of the following features is offered by WBT?
Adware
Which of the following kinds of programs displays an online advertisement in a banner or pop-up window on webpages, email, or other Internet service?
CAD
Which of the following kinds of software is a sophisticated type of application software that assists a professional user in creating engineering, architectural, and scientific designs?
PDF
What kind of file does Adobe Reader allow you to view?
worksheet
worksheet
When using spreadsheet software like the kind in the accompanying figure, what are the rows and columns collectively called?
virus hoax
Which of the following warns that the computer is infected and needs immediate attention?
project management
Which of the following are you, as a marketing manager, most likely to use to schedule the processes required in a new advertising campaign you are running?
DTP
Which of the following kinds of software is software that enables professional designers to create sophisticated documents that contain text, graphics, and many colors?
note taking
Which of the following kinds of software enables users to enter typed text, handwritten comments, drawings, or sketches anywhere on a page and then save the page as part of a notebook?
searches for and removes unnecessary files
What does a disk cleanup utility do?
legal
What kind of software assists in the preparation of a will, for example?
You create the application to be available for download only.
You are an expert in devising product activation schemes for software publishers. Which of the following is not one of the techniques you have used in the past?