Test2 review guide

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Test2 review guide

Your July 1
st

Test2 will be a set of 50 questions

chosen from chapters 3, 4 and 5 test banks

10 T/F and 40 Multiple choices and

you will have one hour to finish

it

This review guide will help you prepare for the test using the class
lecture notes and/or lecture chapters

posted on the
course website. Good luck


1
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Abacus and its use

2
-

Cranmer abacus

3
-

Digital electronic device/computer

4
-

Input devices and input technologies (importance of input)

5
-

Output devices and output technologies.

6
-

Printed o
utput: categories requested by business

7
-

Printer technologies

8
-

Audio output

9
-

Display technologies: CRT, LCD and LED (pros and cons of each one)

10
-

Display resolution

11
-

Storage devices and storage technologies.

12
-

Computer processing

13
-

Processor (control unit, ALU) and

their functions

14
-

Motherboard and computer clock

15
-

processor speed

16
-

Similarity between computer components and human organs

17
-


Machine cycle

18
-

Word size and its importance

19
-

Pipelining technology


20
-

Co
-
processing technology

and sample functions of co
-
processors

21
-

Float
ing point math

22
-

Parallel processing technology

23
-

Multi
-
core technology

24
-

RAM and its importance in computer
: Prepare it from chapter3


25
-

VRAM
: what is it? Chapter3

26
-

Cache
: what is it? Chapter3

27
-

ROM and CMOS
: chapter3

28
-

Magnetic storage technology
: read the examples
of magnetic devices and media in in chapter3

29
-

Optical storage technology: Capacity of CD, DVD and B
DVD

30
-

Solid state technology: Non
-
volatile semi
-
conductors that can be rewritten electronically

31
-

Pros and cons of solid state

32
-

Software/Smart
-
ware

33
-

System software

34
-

A
pplication software

35
-

Operating system

36
-

Kernel

37
-

UNIX
-
Linux

38
-

IBM Z/OS

39
-

MAC/OSX

40
-

Android operating system

41
-

Symbian operating system

42
-

MS Windows 8 important features

43
-

Windows phones 8 new features

44
-

Important functions of OS

45
-

Utility programs: What they generally do?

46
-

Compilers and interpreters

47
-

Restore and back
-
up utility

48
-

Screensaver utility

49
-

Can utility programs be parts of the OS? If not why?

50
-

Drivers: General information about them

51
-

Virtual printer and driver

52
-

What is application software?

53
-

Productivity software

54
-

MS word
2010 important features

55
-

MS 2013 important features

56
-

Spreadsheet software:

relationship with business.

57
-

What
-
if scenarios and automatic recalculation

58
-

Presentation software. What is it?

59
-

Database software and relationship with business.

60
-

Software market: Horizo
ntal/vertical: Check examples listed in the last page of chapter IV.

61
-

Amber and origin of the electricity

62
-

Discovery and confirmation of electromagnetic waves and their speed

63
-

Birth of electronics technology

64
-

Vacuum tubes

65
-

Transistor: Important characteristics

66
-

Telegraphy: electromagnet

67
-

Morse code

68
-

Western union, US post and the telegraph service

69
-

Multiplexing technology

70
-

Different ways to use Morse code

71
-

Who invented the telephone and the microphone?

72
-

Carbon microphone

73
-

Amplifiers need in telephone connection

74
-

Centra
l exchange and operators

75
-

Impact of upgrading to automatic exchange (automatic switching).

76
-

Pros of telephony

77
-

Cons of telephony

78
-

Twisted pairs cable

79
-

Co
-
ax cable

80
-

Fiber
optic technology how it works?

81
-

Fiber optic cable

82
-

Pros of fiber optic cable

83
-

Cons of fiber
optic cable

84
-

T1 line

85
-

T3 line

86
-

Frequency/wave length

87
-

Wave length calculation

88
-

X
-
rays and Gamma
-
rays frequencies

89
-

Line of sight and frequency propagation

90
-

Towers

91
-

Satellites

92
-

Simplex, HDX and FDX

93
-

GPS and GPS technology