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1 .
What nineteenth-century invention laid the foundation for future developments in computing?
  1. Jacquard’s loom
  2. Apple’s Macintosh computer
  3. Programma 101
  4. TRS-80
2 .
What is the main operating system for iPhone mobile devices?
  1. Android
  2. Google
  3. iOS
  4. SMS
3 .
What are direct deposit, high-speed printers/copiers, and automated inventory systems all examples of?
  1. outdated technology
  2. future developments in technology
  3. early-stage developments in technology
  4. advances in technology
4 .
What is VR?
  1. a mostly live, real environment with some digital elements embedded
  2. a computerized game for trying out a new product
  3. a robot that can perform mundane tasks
  4. a mostly simulated environment that allows the user to interact in the space
5 .
The autopilot features on an airplane are an example of ________.
  1. VR
  2. AI
  3. AR
  4. machine learning
6 .
________ is referred to as "the brains of the computer system."
  1. Printer
  2. Mainframe
  3. Microprocessor
  4. Router
7 .
________ allows the computer to operate and process information quickly.
  1. ROM
  2. RAM
  3. HTTP
  4. WAN
8 .
What is a network adapter card that organizes information into small packets for movement in the network or over the internet?
  1. TCP (transmission control protocol)
  2. HTTP (hypertext transfer protocol)
  3. UDP (user datagram protocol)
  4. STP (standard transfer protocol)
9 .
Microsoft 365 is an example of ________.
  1. HTTP
  2. LAN
  3. a Web application
  4. an e-commerce site
10 .
________ is the language used behind the scenes for website formatting.
  1. HTTP
  2. HTML
  3. URL
  4. IP address
11 .
What is Wikipedia?
  1. an internet service provider
  2. a web browser on mobile phones
  3. a domain name
  4. a free source of information
12 .
________ is the protocol used to connect computers together in a LAN.
  1. HTML
  2. Ethernet
  3. IP address
  4. Web application
13 .
Which operator is used to search partial words on the internet?
  1. *
  2. |
  3. +
14 .
________ refers to a private network meant for internal company use.
  1. Cloud
  2. Cloud computing
  3. Internet
  4. Intranet
15 .
Cloud computing was first introduced in what year?
  1. 1982
  2. 2002
  3. 1996
  4. 2016
16 .
________ is a set of principles and best practices designed to prevent unauthorized access to a system.
  1. Two-factor authentication
  2. Biometrics
  3. Data masking
  4. Password management
17 .
Corporate espionage refers to ________.
  1. trespassing on a competitor’s property
  2. wiretapping a competitor’s office
  3. domain hacking
  4. all of the above
18 .
Cookies are defined as ________.
  1. the practice of protecting digital information from unauthorized access, corruption, or theft
  2. small data files from websites that are deposited on a user’s hard disk
  3. a list of web pages a user visits, stored on a computer’s browser
  4. ads that entice users to click on them
19 .
________ encrypts information on your computer, making it inaccessible until you give the hacker something valuable.
  1. Phishing
  2. Data masking
  3. Spoofing
  4. Ransomware

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