BASIC 5 COMPUTING QUESTION 1

STRAND 1: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTING
SUB-STRAND 1: GENERATION OF COMPUTERS AND PARTS OF A COMPUTER AND OTHER GADGETS
CONTENT STANDARD 1:  
Identify parts of a computer and technology tools.      
INDICATORS AND EXEMPLARS 1: Recognise and use output devices.
 
Answer the questions below
 
1. What is an Output Device?

2. State 10 examples of output devices you know.
A.
B.
C.
D.
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F.
G.
H.
I.
J.

3. State four functions of output devices.

4. Define the term Computer Output.

5. How many basic types of computer output do we have?

6. List the types of basic computer outputs.

7. Which basic type of computer output consists of characters that are used to create words, sentences and paragraphs?
A. Audio Output
B. Video Output
C. Text Output

8. Mention 3 examples of text characters as used in text output.
A.
B.
C.

9. How much computer storage space is required by a text character on the computer?
A. 4 Kilobyte
B. 1 byte
C. 5 megabyte

10. A method by which still figures are manipulated to appear as moving images is known as _______________

11. Mention 7 examples of audio output.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
1. What is an Output Device?
I. An output device is a piece of computer hardware that receives data from a computer and then translates that data into another form.
II. An output device is any hardware device used to send data from a computer to another device or user
III. An output device is any peripheral that receives data from a computer, usually for display, projection, or physical reproduction.
IV. An output device is any piece of computer hardware equipment which converts information into a human-perceptible form.
 
2. State 10 examples of output devices you know.
A. Monitor
B. Printer
C. Headphones
D. Speakers
E. Projector
F. GPS (Global Positioning System)
*GPS is a satellite based navigation system that makes use of radio signals to locate a particular location.
*GPS is a global navigation satellite system that provides location, velocity and time synchronization
G. Optical Mark Readers (OMR)
H. Sound Card
I. Braille Reader
J. Video Card (Graphics Card)
K. Speech Generating Device (SGD)

3. State four functions of output devices.
I. Output device like the braille reader helps blind people to read text on a computer screen or display.
II. The printer, plotter and monitor converts digital signals from the computer to be transformed into human readable forms.
III. They produce hardcopies and visual outputs from the computer.
IV. Users can see the final work in the form of a soft copy.

4. Define the term Computer Output.
Computer output is an information processed by and sent out from a computer or other electronic device.

5. How many basic types of computer output do we have?
There are four (4) basic types of computer output.

6. List the types of basic computer outputs.
A. Audio Output
B. Graphics Output
C. Text Output
D. Video Output

7. Which basic type of computer output consists of characters that are used to create words, sentences and paragraphs?
A. Audio Output
B. Video Output
C. Text Output

8. Mention 3 examples of text characters as used in text output.
A. Letters
B. Numbers (Numerical digits)
C. Punctuation marks

9. How much computer storage space is required by a text character on the computer?
A. 4 Kilobyte
B. 1 byte
C. 5 megabyte

10. A method by which still figures are manipulated to appear as moving images is known as Animation

11. Mention 7 examples of audio output.
A. Digital Music files
B. Digitized Speech
C. Podcast
D. Screen Reader
E. Speech Synthesis
F. Text-to-Speech
G. VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol)

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