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What is an internal storage device known as?
HARD DRIVE
What type of output device prints text or graphics on paper?
PRINTERS
What output device amplifies sound?
SPEAKERS
When was the first computer built
1945
A _____________ is a bendable oxide-coated magnetic plasticthat can be inserted and removed from a floppy drive and holds a max. of 1.4 MB of data and comes in 3.5"
FLOPPY DISK
What type of devices allows the user to see or hear the information the computer compiles?
OUTPUT DEVICES
How is data transported into the computer
Input Devices.
What other three terms are used to describe the computer monitor
DISPLAY
CRT (Cathode ray tube)
VDT (video display terminal)
What part of the computer contains the computer chips and circuits that control and maipulate the pata to produce information?
Processing Unit
CPU
What is the physical memory of the computer called?
RAM Random Access Memory
When was the first commercial computer sold
1951
Which type of software program tells the computer to perform a specific task
Application Program Software.
What are the physical parts of a computer called?
Hardware
The detailed set of computer instructions are known as?
A Software Program
What input device is a filmless camera that captures images into memory storage?
Digital Camera
What input device is the most commonly used and contains typewriterlike keys as well as specialized keys for entering data?
Keyboard
What input device directs the movement of the cursor on the screen
Mouse
What input device can read text or illustrations and transmit them in a digitized format to the computer screen
Scanner
What does CPU mean?
Central Processing Unit
What is the memory of a computer that has prerecorded data?
Read Only Memory

ROM
What is a unit of storage that is capable of holding a single character?
a Byte
Which software program controls the way the computer parts work together.
System Program Software