Module 1 exam
You have just been told by your boss that the company needs to reduce its carbon footprint by 10% over the next 2 years. You have one week to put together a plan to present to the full management team. How will you propose the company meet their goal? Select all that apply.
A. Buy computers and devices with higher power consumption processors and supplies.
B. Use outside air to cool the data center or computer facility.
C. Allow employees to telecommute to save gas and reduce emissions.
D. Encourage employees to use sleep modes and other power management features for computers and devices.
Sanjay, a middle school history teacher, has assigned his class to work in groups to create a presentation on the different legal systems around the world. Each group consists of three people in the class and one person from their pen pal class in India. How would you describe Sanjay’s use of technology?
A. He is using technology to promote a school event and send emails.
B. He is using technology to teach concepts and reduce the need for paper.
C. He is using technology to create an intelligent classroom with high tech printers.
D. He is using technology to have students work cooperatively in groups and create a presentation.
How will technology help people with disabilities become more transportation independent?
A. Scan codes can be used to track where a person is.
B. GPS can be used to navigate traffic patterns.
C. Automated vehicles will be developed.
D. Drones will deliver their packages.
Daniella mailed a package to her brother three days ago. She wants to see if it has arrived yet. What technology will enable her to track her package?
A. The code on the package that is scanned at each leg of the journey.
B. The computer that is finding the fastest route for the driver.
C. The GPS that is avoiding traffic and hazardous conditions.
D. The phone that her brother will use when he receives the package.
In the 1980s movie, Wargames, the computer was taught to play chess, checkers, tic tac toe, and other strategy games. How would you describe the developers’ goal in teaching the computer these games?
A. The developers were creating virtual reality.
B. The developers were exploring the use of embedded computers.
C. The developers were on the verge of discovering augmented reality.
D. The developers were using artificial intelligence.
Which technology device could be used to view a patient’s internal organs?
A. Electronic bracelet
B. Ingestible camera
C. 3-D printer
D. Mobile health record
Emma tried to explain to her mother that computers are everywhere. Her mother does not believe her, and challenges Emma to find a computer in their home, as she knows she does not own a computer. Which of the following examples do you think Emma would show her mother as example of computer?
A. Her coffeemaker that she has set to turn on and make coffee every morning at the same time.
B. Her hot water heater that has to be manually reset every time the power goes out.
C. The sprinkler she has to turn on and off when she wants to water her plants.
D. The carpet steamer she uses to clean her rugs when they get dirty.
Which of the following examples would not use technology?
A. Starting your car while still in the house.
B. Adjusting your home thermostat while at work.
C. Ordering dinner on the way home.
D. Changing the oil in your car.
How would you modify technology to assist a user with a visual disability? Select all that apply.
A. Add alternative text to pictures and drawings.
B. Make screen readers available.
C. Create web pages with many colors and graphics.
D. Provide access to a Braille printer.
Which option lists the computer components in order from oldest to newest?
A. integrated circuits, microprocessors, vacuum tubes, transistors, personal computers
B. transistors, vacuum tubes, integrated circuits, personal computers, microprocessors
C. vacuum tubes, transistors, integrated circuits, microprocessors, personal computers
D. microprocessors, vacuum tubes, transistors, personal computers, integrated circuits
How do advertisers use data to know which products would most likely appeal to you?
A. They monitor the television stations you watch.
B. They track your movements on your Fitbit.
C. They track your Facebook and Instagram posts and “likes.”
D. They analyze your text messages sent to your friends.
The fifth grade class at the local elementary school is doing a class project on recycling and wants to involve the entire community. How could they inform community members about their project using social networking?
A. They could create a hashtag and post on social media.
B. They could put flyers in everyone’s mailbox.
C. They could call all their neighbors.
D. They could contact the newspaper to run an article.
Which company was the first to develop personal computers?
Which of the following is the science that combines technology and engineering?
B. Natural language processing
C. Augmented reality
D. Digital citizenship
How would you describe an intelligent workplace?
A. Its workers all telecommute and use the cloud.
B. It uses technology to enable workers to connect and communicate.
C. It has a bring your own device (BYOD) policy allowing online collaboration.
D. It holds meetings only via web conferencing and markets itself over social media.
What technology is being used when you are sent an email saying you can track your package?
A. Scan code
How is a microprocessor different from an integrated circuit?
A. Microprocessors are the size of your thumb and integrated circuits are the size of your hand.
B. Microprocessors are faster, smaller and less expensive than integrated circuits.
C. Microprocessors control the flow of electrons and integrated circuits control the flow of protons.
D. Microprocessors include tape and disk storage whereas integrated circuits are part of an operating system.
Sofie has strong people skills, listens well, and communicates effectively. Which technology career may be a good fit for her?
A. IT consulting
B. Software and apps
C. Technology sales
D. Web marketing and social media
At the beginning of the school year, each classroom was given one box of copy paper to make all their copies for the year. How do you think the teachers will be able to make that one box last all year long?
A. Email all the documents home, so the students can print them out there.
B. Have students share copies and rotate who turns it in so each time one student gets a grade.
C. Ask each parent to donate a box of paper so more copies can be made.
D. Place as many documents as possible online, reducing the need for paper printouts.
If you want to use evidence found on computers, networks, and other devices to help solve crimes, then which of the following careers is a match for you?
A. Web analytics
B. Data scientist
C. Security specialist
D. Digital forensics
Taran wants to work in the technology field but is unsure of which career to pursue. He has been told he has strong people skills; he is good at figuring out what is wrong with computers and fixing them; and he is patient and helpful when others do not know how to use computers. As his college advisor, which technology careers would you suggest he explore? Select all that apply.
A. Technology sales
B. Help desk support
C. Service technician
D. Data scientist