Unit 1 Gradesheet and Study Guides A for blog

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Name ______________________________________
Period #________
Unit 1—Part A: Basic Computer Terms
Study Guide
1. What is a computer? ______________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
2. List the 4 steps in the Information Processing Cycle
a. ____________________________________________________________________
b. ____________________________________________________________________
c. ____________________________________________________________________
d. ____________________________________________________________________
3. Define hardware. _________________________________________________________
4. Software allows you to: __________________________, ________________________,
and ______________________________
5. A collection of raw data from the outside world that is put into the computer is called
_____________________.
6. Give 3 examples of input devices
a. ____________________ b.____________________ c. ____________________
7. Processing is defined as ________________ _________________
8. Define storage. ___________________________________________________________
9. The results of processed data are called ______________________.
10. Give 2 examples of output.
a. ________________________________ b. ________________________________
11. Give 3 examples of output devices
a. ____________________ b.____________________ c. ____________________
12. Define peripheral devices __________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
13. Indicate if the devices below are an input device (I) output device (O) or both (B).
Device
I, O or B
Device
I, O or B
Scanner
Web Cam
Plotter
Inkjet Printer
Joystick
Biometric Devices
Monitor
Mouse
Microphone
Speakers
LaserJet Printer
Digital Camera
Trackball
Graphics Tablet
Touch Screen
Projector
Touchpad
14. What is a plotter? _________________________________________________________
What is a plotter used for? __________________________________________________
Name ______________________________________
Period #________
15. What are biometric devices? ________________________________________________
Give 2 examples of biometric devices? ________________________________________
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