WUC_121_TMA_2 - Semester 2 2009 Tutor-marked Assignment 2...

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Semester 2 2009 Tutor-marked Assignment 2 (TMA 2) Submission Date: 26 th September 2009 / 27 th September 2009 25 th September 2009 (Kota Bharu only) Basic Computing and the Internet WUC 121/03 1
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1. The processor of a computer is liken to our brain but the computer is not a brain. Explain briefly. [ 1 0 m a r k s ] 2. What is RAM? Increasing the capacity of RAM can make the computer to work faster. Explain. [10 marks] 3. For each of the statements below, state whether each statement is TRUE/FALSE. For FALSE statements, underline the mistake and write the correct statement. (i) A gigabyte (GB) equals approximately 1 trillion bytes. (ii) Memory cache helps speed the processes of the computer because it stores seldom used instructions and data. (iii) Most computers are analog, which means they recognise only two discreet states : on and off. (iv) Most RAM retains its contents when the power is removed from the computer. (v) Read-only memory (ROM) refers to memory chips storing temporary data and instructions.
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