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What is Information Technology?
I.T. is the term used to describe those equipment and programmes that allow us to access,retrieve,convert, store,organize,manipulate and present data and information.I.T. amy also refer to the use of such equipment and programme to produce the info.
Where did the word computer derive from?
A root word meaning "to compute"
True\false?Any device used to process data can be regarded as a computer whether electronic or not.
True
What is Software?
A set of intructions that tells the computer how to perform a task.
If you want your information to be stored for a long period, where would you store it?
In Backing Storage
Give some examples of these.
Disk,Tape, CD-Ram
Name the four things that make up software.
Input Devices,Output Devices,Storage Devicesand the processor.
Give eg. of input devices
mouse, keybord, joystick
Give eg. of output devices.
printer,monitor,scanner,speakers.
What do speakers do?
Print information|text documentfrom the computer.
What are the functions of speakers?
They mke it possible to hear audio from the computer.
Name the four components of the C.P.U.
Control Unit, Buses and Register,System Clock,Arithmetic Logic Unit(ALU)
Explain what might be meant if it is said that a computer has 500hertz.
The computer can perform up to 500 million operations per second.
What is a computer?
A computer is an electtonc device that can follow a set of instructions in order to process and store data.
What does electronic mean?
It uses electricity in order for it to function.
What is a machine\device?
Soething which allows work to be done easier than if it was done manually or by humans.
What are instructions?
A sequence of steps thst the computer follows in order to carry out a task.
What is a process?
This is the execution of the given instructions.
What is data?
Whatever the computer takes in as raw facts in order to complete ajob.
What is information?
The end product of data processing.
What is a omputer system?
A computer system is an arrangement of all that possible hardeare and software devices that are attached to the computer and assist it in carrying outit's task efficiently.
The components of a computer systtem arew arranged into two groups, what are they?
Hardware ands Sotware Devices.
Name the categories of software.
Central Processing Unit,(CPU),Input Devices, Output Devices,Memory and Storage Devices.
What is the function of the C.P.U.?
It is the brain of the computer system and controls how the rest of the computer system works
Into how many parts is the C.P.U. divided into?
Four
What is a machine\device?
Soething which allows work to be done easier than if it was done manually or by humans.
What are instructions?
A sequence of steps thst the computer follows in order to carry out a task.
What is a process?
This is the execution of the given instructions.
What is data?
Whatever the computer takes in as raw facts in order to complete ajob.
What is information?
The end product of data processing.
What is a omputer system?
A computer system is an arrangement of all that possible hardeare and software devices that are attached to the computer and assist it in carrying outit's task efficiently.
The components of a computer systtem arew arranged into two groups, what are they?
Hardware ands Sotware Devices.
Name the categories of software.
Central Processing Unit,(CPU),Input Devices, Output Devices,Memory and Storage Devices.
What is the function of the C.P.U.?
It is the brain of the computer system and controls how the rest of the computer system works
Into how many parts is the C.P.U. divided into?
Four
What is Information Technology?
I.T. is the term used to describe those equipment and programmes that allow us to access,retrieve,convert, store,organize,manipulate and present data and information.I.T. amy also refer to the use of such equipment and programme to produce the info.
Where did the word computer derive from?
A root word meaning "to compute"
True\false?Any device used to process data can be regarded as a computer whether electronic or not.
True
What is Software?
A set of intructions that tells the computer how to perform a task.
If you want your information to be stored for a long period, where would you store it?
In Backing Storage
Give some examples of these.
Disk,Tape, CD-Ram
Name the four things that make up software.
Input Devices,Output Devices,Storage Devicesand the processor.
Give eg. of input devices
mouse, keybord, joystick
Give eg. of output devices.
printer,monitor,scanner,speakers.
What do speakers do?
Print information|text documentfrom the computer.
What are the functions of speakers?
They mke it possible to hear audio from the computer.
Name the four components of the C.P.U.
Control Unit, Buses and Register,System Clock,Arithmetic Logic Unit(ALU)
Explain what might be meant if it is said that a computer has 500hertz.
The computer can perform up to 500 million operations per second.
What is a computer?
A computer is an electtonc device that can follow a set of instructions in order to process and store data.
What does electronic mean?
It uses electricity in order for it to function.
What is a machine\device?
Soething which allows work to be done easier than if it was done manually or by humans.
What are instructions?
A sequence of steps thst the computer follows in order to carry out a task.
What is a process?
This is the execution of the given instructions.
What is data?
Whatever the computer takes in as raw facts in order to complete ajob.
What is information?
The end product of data processing.
What is a omputer system?
A computer system is an arrangement of all that possible hardeare and software devices that are attached to the computer and assist it in carrying outit's task efficiently.
The components of a computer systtem arew arranged into two groups, what are they?
Hardware ands Sotware Devices.
Name the categories of software.
Central Processing Unit,(CPU),Input Devices, Output Devices,Memory and Storage Devices.
What is the function of the C.P.U.?
It is the brain of the computer system and controls how the rest of the computer system works
Into how many parts is the C.P.U. divided into?
Four
What is a machine\device?
Soething which allows work to be done easier than if it was done manually or by humans.
What are instructions?
A sequence of steps thst the computer follows in order to carry out a task.
What is a process?
This is the execution of the given instructions.
What is data?
Whatever the computer takes in as raw facts in order to complete ajob.
What is information?
The end product of data processing.
What is a omputer system?
A computer system is an arrangement of all that possible hardeare and software devices that are attached to the computer and assist it in carrying outit's task efficiently.
The components of a computer systtem arew arranged into two groups, what are they?
Hardware ands Sotware Devices.
Name the categories of software.
Central Processing Unit,(CPU),Input Devices, Output Devices,Memory and Storage Devices.
What is the function of the C.P.U.?
It is the brain of the computer system and controls how the rest of the computer system works
Into how many parts is the C.P.U. divided into?
Four