1. Introduction to computer Questions

posted Oct 30, 2014, 11:36 PM by Maurice Nyamoti   [ updated Nov 9, 2014, 8:24 PM ]

Review Questions.

1.      What is a Computer?

2.      Why is a computer referred to as an electronic device?

3.      Define the following terms as used in computer science.

a).         Data.

b).        Programs.

c).         Data processing.

d).        Information.

4.      (a)  Briefly explain the two forms of data.

(b) Give THREE differences between Data and Information.

5.      The speed of a computer is measured in ___________.

6.      What does the term GIGO stands for?

7.      List and explain 4 salient features/ properties of a computer.

8.      List FIVE advantages of a computerized system over a manual system.

9.      Briefly explain five factors that can be used to determine the type of a computer.