Computer Peripherals #2

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A twenty-question quiz on the recognition and description of computer peripherals for Middle or Lower Secondary children.
updated 9 years ago by maximise
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8th grade, 9th grade
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A KEYBOARD is used for typing or 'inputting' text or moving around the screen. This version is known as 'an ergonomic keyboard'.

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A MOUSE is used for moving a cursor around the screen. Left-handed users can switch the buttons over if they wish.

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External SPEAKERS play sounds more clearly than 'inbuilt' ones.

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A JOYSTICK is used mainly for games to move around and select items on the screen.

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A FLASHDRIVE or memory stick is used to save and take away work you have done on the computer. Modern flash-drives can stor huge amounts of data.

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A SCANNER takes digital images or copies of work on paper. Modern software can then digitally recognise by OCR both text or with the right software even music scores.

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An INK-JET PRINTER prints out on paper 'hard copy' of your work, Usually on A4 size of paper, sometimes A3, A5 or envelopes.

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A DESKTOP MICROPHONE is often used to record your voice into the computer.

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A WEBCAM is a small camera either mounted on or inbuilt into the computer

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A SMALL VIDEO-CAMERA is useful for taking films or snapshots when you are away from home.

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A MONITOR is the correct name for the screen at which you work.

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A DIGITISER TABLET helps the user to draw directly to the screen.

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A MOBILE PHONE - Some can be connected to a computer to download or upload music, voice recordings, photographs or documents.

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An EXTERNAL DRIVE can be atteched to a computer to play DVDs or to copy files to a RW disk.

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A PHOTO PRINTER uses special inks to produce photo-quality prints on glossy paper. This can be an expensive activity

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A document camera or VISUALISER, is often used with an IWB (Interactive White Board) to demonstrate to a class. Can be used in a Science lesson, for instance, to enlarge very small objects for all to see.

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A LASER PRINTER costs more money than an ordinary ink-jet printer but prints much faster and more economically. The 'ink' or 'toner' is also waterproof.

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A NUMERIC KEYPAD is used for fast numeric data entry both for laptops and also for left-handers.

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A WIDE FORMAT PRINTER OR PLOTTER is used commercially for producing large printouts eg for an architects' office.

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HEADPHONES are very useful both for recording your speech and also for listening to music without disturbing all the neighbourhood!