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Computer systems Activity 2

1. What are the two major categories of software?
• communication device, • output device, • input device, • storage device,
2. A network interface card (NIC) is what type of component?
• communication device, • output device online activities , • input device, • storage device,
3. A mouse is what type of component?
• communication device, • output device prepare quiz , • input device, • storage device,
4. What happens during the startup process when the computer is turned on?
communication device1, output device, input device, storage device,
5. Which type of computer provides a user with mobility as well as essentially the same processing capabilities as a desktop personal computer?
• Storage retains its contents after the computer is turned off, • Storage can hold more data than memory, • Storage allows a person to have less memory, • Storage is much cheaper than memory,
6. A laser printer is what type of component?
• supercomputers, minicomputers, microcomputers, macrocomputers, • mainframes, minicomputers, microcomputers, personal computer, • supercomputers, mainframes, minicomputers, microcomputers, • supercomputers, mainframes, microcomputers, personal computers,
7. A hard disk is what type of component
• Minicomputer, • personal digital assistant (PDA), • laptop computer, • All of the above,
8. What are the four values used to describe a computer%27s memory or storage capacity?
• The computer performs a self-test, looks for an operating system, loads the operating system into memory, and is then ready to accept commands from the user., • The computer performs a self-test, identifies attached devices, loads the operating system, then loads the permanent instructions located in ROM to get started., • The computer performs a self-test, checks to see whether memory is functioning properly, loads the application software into memory, and awaits commands from the user., • The computer performs a self-test, identifies the amount of memory available, loads the system software routine located in ROM, and awaits commands from the user.,
9. . What does application software do?
• Application software exists mostly for the benefit of the computer., • Application software helps people perform specific tasks., • Application software is for word processing and drawing., • Application software contains instructions for getting the computer started.,
10. How does storage complement memory?
• Byte, Kilobyte, Megabyte, and Gigabyte, • Bit, Byte, Kilobyte, and Megabyte, • Byte, Kilobyte, Megabyte, Databyte, • Bit, Byte, Megabyte, and Databyte,
11. What are the four key components of a computer system?
• A file is a set of data or program instructions that has been given a name and contains graphics, and a document is a set of data or program instructions given a name and including only text., • A file is a set of data or program instructions that is text-based, and a document is a set of data or program instructions containing graphics., • A file is a set of data or program instructions that has been given a name, and a document is a file containing text, such as a word processing document., • A file is a set of data or program instructions that has been given a name, and a document is a file containing data a user can open and use.,
12. . What is the difference between a %22file%22 and a %22document%22 in a computer?
• System software and operating software, • Word processing software and spreadsheet software, • System software and application software, • Operating software and productivity software,