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REVIEW TOPICS (chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 & 11)

1.   What is computer literacy?

2.    Steps or phases in the Information Processing Cycle

3.    What is a computer?

4.    What is Wi-Fi?

5.    What is WiMAX?

6.    How do you measure the processorís clock speed?

7.    Define input, output, processing, and storage

8.    What is the motherboard? Where is it located?

9.    Bit vs Byte

10. How is storage measured? Know the prefixes and their meanings.

11. What is Unicode?

12. Identify Physical vs Wireless transmission media from a list

13. What is application software? System software?

14. What is a browser?

15. What is a URL?

16. Identify a URL from a list.

17. LCD vs CRT displays

18. Data vs information

19. Function of a modem

20. IP address vs domain name

21. What is the Internet?

22. What is the Internet2?

23. Who owns the Internet? (read the textbook!)

24. Hardware vs software

25. Difference between RAM and ROM

26. What is a network?

27. Why do businesses use them? (5 reasons)

28. How is data stored on an optical disc?

29. What is a virus?

30. A worm?

31. A trojan horse?

32. What is spyware?

33. Firewall?

34. What is Ergonomics?

35. What is biometrics?

36. Identify examples of biometric devices from a list.

37. Hardcopy vs softcopy

38. Printer resolution: how is it measured?

39. Analog vs digital signal

40. Bandwidth

41. Cookies: What are they?

42. Cookies: What is their purpose?

43. Define computer ethics

44. Ethical decision making tests (this topic is only available on the PowerPoint presentation)

45. Classify hardware as input, output, or storage devices from a list.
for example:
Which of the following is an output device? Mouse, printer, hard disk (answer: printer)