REVIEW 2 - CHAPTER1: 1. _ entails having the knowledge and...

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CHAPTER1: 1. _________________________ entails having the knowledge and understanding of computers and their uses. COMPUTER LITERACY 2. A(n) _________________________ is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specified rules, produce results, and store the results for future use. COMPUTER 3. _________________________ is a collection of unprocessed items, which can include text, numbers, images, audio, and video. DATA 4. _________________________ conveys meaning and is useful to one or more people. INFORMATION 5. Some people refer to the series of input, process, output, and storage activities as the _________________________. INFORMATION PROCESSING CYCLE 6. A computer contains many electric, electronic, and mechanical components known as _________________________. HARDWARE 7. A(n) _________________________ is any hardware component that allows you to enter data and instructions into a computer. INPUT DEVICE 8. A(n) _________________________ is any hardware component that conveys information to one or more people. OUTPUT DEVICE 9. The _________________________ is a case that contains electronic components of the computer that are used to process data. SYSTEM UNIT 10. The _________________________ is the electronic component that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate the computer. PROCESSOR 11. _________________________ consists of electronic components that store instructions waiting to be executed and data needed by those instructions. MEMORY 12. A computer keeps data, instructions, and information on _________________________ such as floppy disks, Zip disks, USB flash drives, hard disks, CDs, DVDs, and memory cards. STORAGE MEDIA 13. A(n) _________________________ records (writes) and/or retrieves (reads) items to and from storage media. STORAGE DEVICE 14. A(n) _________________________ is a hardware component that enables a computer to send (transmit) and receive data, instructions, and information to and from one or more computers. COMMUNICATION DEVICE 15. A(n) _________________________ is anyone who communicates with a computer or utilizes the information it generates. USER 16. A(n) _________________________ is a collection of computers and devices connected together via communications devices and transmission media. NETWORK 17. When a computer connects to a network, such as that pictured in the accompanying figure, the computer is _________________________. ONLINE 18. Networks, such as that pictured in the accompanying figure, allow computers to share _________________________, such as hardware, software, data, and information. RESOURCES 19. The _________________________ is a worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals. INTERNET 20. The _________________________, which contains billions of documents called Web pages, is one of the
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course LAW 1001 taught by Professor Fitzsoman during the Spring '11 term at CUNY Hunter.

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REVIEW 2 - CHAPTER1: 1. _ entails having the knowledge and...

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