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DATA IS….

Posted on: September 22, 2008

  1. What numbers represent the binary system used to store data? 1-0
  2. What is a hard drive disk made from? ITS A METAL DISK USUALLY MADE FROM ALUMINUM
  3. What does your computer need to read HTML? THE COMPUTER NEEDS AN INTERNET BROWSER
  4. What is a program?LARGE GROUPS OF BYTES OR CODE WHICH TOGETHER FORM THE INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT HOW TO PERFORM CALCULATIONS OR PROCESSING OF DATA
  5. What does CPU stand for? CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT
  6. What is RAM? RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
  7. What is an application? ARE FANCY PROGRAMS THAT HAVE A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE WHICH ALLOWS YOU TO EASILY GIVE INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PROGRAMS
  8. What is a GUI? GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE
  9. Is the web always reliable? NO
  10. What is an operating system? ITS A SERIES OF PROGRAMS AND APPLICATIONS THAT OPERATE THE HARDWARE THAT IS CONNECTED TOGETHER IN THE COMPUTER
  11. What does an operating system operate? A GROUP OF PROGRAMS COORDINATES THE PROCESSING OF DATA BY THE CPU THAT IS THE PRIMARY CALCULATOR IN THE COMPUTER
  12. Are all of the computers on the web connected by wires to every other computer on the web? NO
  13. What is an input device? SOMETHING THAT INPUTS INFORMATION INTO THE COMPUTER
  14. What is another name for the internet? WORLD WIDE WEB
  15. What do you call the speed at which computers send and receive information? BAND WIDTH
  16. What are the other two common types of home internet service besides dial-up and optical fiber? DSL
  17. What is the web?ITS A LARGE BODY OF INFORMATION LIKE A LIBRARY
  18. What is email? METHOD OF COMMUNICATIONS USING THE RESOURCES OF THE WEB
  19. Are all email messages secure? NO
  20. Is the transmission of an email instantaneous? NO
  21. Can the government see your email? YES IT IS POSSIBLE FOR THE GOVERNMENT TO READ YOUR EMAIL
  22. What is FORTRAN, Perl, Java and Pascal? A MACHINE LANGUAGE THAT IS PROCESSABLE BY THE COMPUTER
  23. How does a computer work? (include the terms: data, application, operating system, GUI and input devices)
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