FINAL EXAMINATION FALL 1995
PART I: Multiple Choice. Enter your answers on the mark sense form provided. Each question is worth 2 points.
- Which of the following is not a member of American values?
- Right to Work
- Compassion for the Underdog
- Sex as an act of love
- Individual and personal responsibility
- What kind of virus is triggered by the appearance or disappearance of
- trojan horse
- time bomb
- logic bomb
- software worm
- According to Bacard (PGP book) the art and science of figuring out what an encrypted message says,
especially if nobody wants you to, is:
- Breaking the Code.
- IBM originated from the following company:
- Tabulating Machine Co.
- Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co.
- Sperry Corporation
- John Atanasoff was visited by the following scientist to view his computer:
- Alan Turing
- John Mauchly
- Clifford Berry
- Shoulder surfing is a simple technique used to determine:
- passwords that are in encrypted form in a file
- a user's password from reading keystrokes
- the activities that a user engages in during a session
- The first use of punched cards in directing the actions of machines
dates back to:
- Herman Hollerith
- b. John Napier
- c. Charles Babbage
- d. Joseph Jacquard
- . John Napier invented the logarithm, the promptuary, and the chessboard
- The following are basic copyright rules:
- protects original works of authorship against unauthorized copying and
potential loss of sales
- is applicable to literary and dramatic works, as well as computer
programs and databases
- is owned by the individual who originates the work
- includes the rule of fair use
- 1 and 1
- 1, 2, 3 and 4
- The ACM's Code of Professional Conduct is much more than merely a
description of obligations of computer professionals. Members of the ACM are
legally bound the by the canons.
- When considering the potential impact of the application of a computer
to an existing activity, one should consider:
- Whether automation will merely perform the same task.
- Whether automation will perform the task more efficiently.
- Whether automation will allow new additional tasks to be
- Whether automation will replace people.
- Whether automation will be cost effective.
- 1, 2, and 3
- 1, 3, and 5
- 2, 4, and 6
- All of the above
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