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Computer Literacy Module 1 Lesson 6



True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

In problem solving, you must analyze your problem after you select a solution to the problem.
 

 2. 

Problem solving is systematic.
 

 3. 

Often, there are many possible solutions to a problem.
 

 4. 

With some word-processing programs, you can merge data files into other documents.
 

 5. 

Word-processing software cannot be used for mail merges.
 

 6. 

Database software is an example of multimedia software.
 

 7. 

Microsoft Word is an example of PIMS.
 

 8. 

Ask Jeeves is a search engine.
 

 9. 

Enterprise databases are vast and complex relational databases used by the military.
 

 10. 

Data communications is the application of scientific discoveries as tools to solve problems.
 

 11. 

The computer has played only a minimal role in the current technology boom.
 

 12. 

Any good software program can be used to find a solution for a business problem, regardless of the application.
 

 13. 

Some word-processing programs allow you to perform database-like functions.
 

 14. 

The same file extension, .MED, is used for all types of multimedia files.
 

 15. 

Entertainment and health care are fields that have benefited from new technology in recent years.
 

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

 16. 

What is the last step in problem solving?
a.
defining the problem
c.
analyzing the problem
b.
evaluating a solution
d.
implementing a solution
 

 17. 

What type of program is used by business to produce financial analyses?
a.
word processing
c.
database
b.
spreadsheet
d.
imaging
 

 18. 

Spreadsheet software makes the use of ____ statements very easy.
a.
operator-based
c.
what-if
b.
URL
d.
situational
 

 19. 

What kind of software is used to organize appointments, telephone messages, and projects to be completed?
a.
TELE
c.
TCP
b.
APP-Logic
d.
PIMS
 

 20. 

Which of the following is NOT a feature of the Internet?
a.
teleconferencing
c.
defragmenting
b.
search engines
d.
e-mailing
 

 21. 

Search engines allow you to enter a(n) ____ to find sites containing information that you need.
a.
keyword
c.
operator
b.
URL
d.
Excite!
 

 22. 

Which is a well-known search engine?
a.
WWW
c.
Google
b.
Access
d.
Link Now!
 

 23. 

____ applications provide the ability to forecast with “what-if” statements.
a.
Word-processing
c.
Mail merge
b.
Graphics
d.
Spreadsheet
 

 24. 

Corel Draw is an example of ____ software.
a.
spreadsheet
c.
personal information management
b.
database
d.
graphics
 

 25. 

The multimedia software program ____ allows users to edit multitrack recordings with a notebook computer.
a.
Pro Tools
c.
MusicShop
b.
Flash
d.
Avi
 

 26. 

The systematic approach of going from an initial situation to a desired situation is called ____.
a.
telecommunications
c.
problem solving
b.
programming
d.
teleconferencing
 

 27. 

What type of software allows users to view Web pages on the Internet?
a.
browsers
c.
word processing
b.
databases
d.
spreadsheets
 

 28. 

Lotus WordPro is an example of ____ software.
a.
multimedia
c.
personal information management
b.
word-processing
d.
database
 

 29. 

A database consisting of only one database table is sometimes called a ____ database.
a.
relational
c.
flat file
b.
solo
d.
one-sided
 

 30. 

Presentation software allows you to print ____ to accompany a slide show.
a.
databases
c.
mailing lists
b.
transitions
d.
handouts
 

Completion
Complete each sentence or statement.
 

 31. 

The application of scientific discoveries to the production of goods and services is known as ____________________.
 

 

 32. 

Problem solving is always subject to some resource ____________________.
 

 

 33. 

Problem solving is an approach of going from an initial situation to a(n) ____________________ situation.
 

 

 34. 

A spreadsheet can ____________________ itself when new information is entered.
 

 

 35. 

Spreadsheet programs are designed to store ____________________ data.
 

 

 36. 

____________________ software makes it possible to create and maintain large collections of information.
 

 

 37. 

Microsoft Scheduler+ is an example of _________________________ management software.
 

 

 38. 

HotBot is an example of a(n) ____________________ engine.
 

 

 39. 

The output of a spreadsheet can be configured as a(n) ____________________ to illustrate the data.
 

 

 40. 

You can use _____________________ software, such as IMovie, to manipulate digital video.
 

 

 41. 

Attending a class via the Internet is called ______________________________.
 

 

 42. 

Before you can begin to solve a problem, you need to collect all the available ____________________ about it.
 

 

 43. 

A(n) ____________________ database is a collection of tables that can be cross-referenced.
 

 

 44. 

____________________ software allows you to create a slide show using a computer.
 

 

 45. 

____________________ software provides electronic versions of an artist’s tools.
 

 

 46. 

You enter data and ____________________ into spreadsheet cells to make calculations.
 

 

 47. 

Graphics applications and ____________________ software can encourage creativity in users of all ages.
 

 

 48. 

______________________ is a form of electronic data transfer that allows users to send and receive messages.
 

 

 49. 

Software packages, such as Microsoft Office, that combine several productivity programs are referred to as a suite of ____________________ applications.
 

 

 50. 

Electronically transferring data is known as ____________________.
 

 



 
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