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CIS 100.

FBU CIS Newton.

What does ALU stand for? Arithmetic logic unit
What does CU stand for? Control unit
What are the two types of memory? Internal/ external
What does RAM stand for Random Access memory
What does ROM stand for? Ready only Memory.
RAM is used to store what? Application programs and Data.
True or False, Ram can be overwritten? True.
What does ROM hold? The boot sequence for the computer
A single binary digit (0 or 1) Bit
8 bits (representing a single letter, punctuation mark, Digit. ) Byte
How much does 1 kilobyte hold? approx. 1 paragraph
How much does 1 megabyte hold? Approx. 1 small book.
How much does 1 gigabyte hold? Approx. 10 yards of books
How much does a 1 terabyte hold? Approx., 1000 encycopiedas.
The process of moving programs and/or data into and out of temporary storage to simulate existence of more memory. Virtual Memory.
The space Virtual Memory uses is called? Paging file
What are the two main types of processors? 'Intel' and 'AMD"
What is the speed of a processor? Cycles per seconds (hertz).
What does WAN stand for? Wide Area Network
What does LAN stand for? Local Area Network
Access point is connected to what? Modem
The modem is connected to what? Router.
What is a Router? Small computer that sorts out connections wirelessly or through cables.
What is something that a computer must have? System Software
What are the three main operating systems? Windows, Lion (mac), Unix (linux)
What are the three network topologies? Bus, Ring, Star
Messages are transmitted in what? packets.
a situation where in two or more competing actions are each waiting for the other to finish, and thus neither ever does. deadlock
security software is an example of what? An utilities
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