Standard Grade Bitesize
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What is the name given to the physical parts of the system?
Most schools now have networks. Which of the following are likely to be advantages of using a network in your school?
All the computers can share an expensive device, such as a laser printer.
If the file server breaks down nobody can use his or her computer.
If another pupil knows my password they can access my files.
Which of the following statements are NOT true?
RAM keeps its data when the power is switched off.
ROM always keeps its data.
Parts of the operating system are likely to be stored on ROM chips.
What is the word used to describe the way in which data is accessed on a disk?
A multi-media file takes up 2.6Gb on a hard disk. How many blank CDs with a capacity of 700 Mb would be needed to back up this file?
What device would you need to input a colour photograph directly into memory?
Which two output devices are needed to play high quality audio in a multimedia system?
scanner and keyboard
graphics adapter and monitor
sound card and speakers