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You want to write a story and keep it on your computer to read later. What will you need to use to save it to?
Which digital device would you use to create a 'hard copy' of a document or other file?
A digital scanner
RAM stands for
Random Access Memory
Ready Access Memory
Rarely Accessible Memory
Which of these allows you to 'input' sound into a computer or other digital device?
Headphones / earphones
If you want to move a pointer around the screen what do you need to use?
Which one of the following describes a computer’s operating system?
Hardware that can scan and convert photographs into digital files.
Software that can retrieve information from a database.
Software that controls the distribution and usage of hardware.
Which of these is NOT an 'output' device?
All computers input data, .............. data and create output.
Term 'hardware' means
computers and periferals
The letters WWW stand for
Word Wide Web
World Wide Web
World Wipe Web
The program which you use to access the internet is called a
What is a memory card?
The memory located in a printer
A data storage device often used for large files
A computer server's data storage system
What does KB mean?
Which is the biggest storage size?
How many 'bits' make up a 'byte'?
RAM's contents disappear when the computer is switched off.
The acronym ROM means that the computer internal or external memory device stores data that cannot be changed
Choose the definition that is NOT correct:
HDD: internal or external Hard Disc Drive; it can contain large amounts of data. Its storage capacity is measured in megabytes.
COMPUTER PROGRAM: a set of instructions that the computer carries out in sequence to perform a given task.
PERIFERAL: any device which can be connected to a computer ( e.g. modems, printers, scanners, cameras, interactive whiteboards, etc.)
Choose the definition which is NOT correct
DATA: information in a form which can be processed by a computer.
ICON: A small symbol or picture used in a Graphical User Interface (GUI)
ROM: a location on a disc that contains a group of files and/or subfolders grouped together for organisational purposes.