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AQA AS LEVEL ICT 1
INFO 2: LIVING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
REVISION GUIDE




WELCOME TO AAQIL'S INFO2 AQA AS
LEVEL ICT REVISION GUIDE

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AQA AS LEVEL ICT 2
INFO 2: LIVING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
REVISION GUIDE
This revision guide contains all the specific topics that you want to revise. This is made to
absorb all the key fact and information. This booklet is more organised and have more
genuine exam questions and…

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AQA AS LEVEL ICT 3
INFO 2: LIVING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
REVISION GUIDE
SECTION 1: ICT SYSTEMS AND THEIR COMPONENTS

What is ICT? ­ Use of technology for the input, processing, storage and transfer of data and
the output of information.

What is a system? ­ Three basic stages…

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AQA AS LEVEL ICT 4
INFO 2: LIVING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
REVISION GUIDE
EXAMINATION QUESTIONS
SECTION 1: ICT SYSTEMS AND THEIR COMPONENTS


(1) What is an ICT system? (4 marks)

(2) Complete the following list of the components of an ICT system. (4 marks)

Data
Hardware




(3) Explain what…

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AQA AS LEVEL ICT 5
INFO 2: LIVING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
REVISION GUIDE
SECTION 2: DATA AND INFORMATION

· ICT systems input data which is processed to convert it to information.
· If good quality information is produced, it can be used by humans to aid the decision-
making…

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AQA AS LEVEL ICT 6
INFO 2: LIVING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
REVISION GUIDE
EXAMINATION QUESTIONS
SECTION 2: DATA AND INFORMATION


(1) Explain, with the aid of examples, the different forms that data can take. (6 marks)


(2)(a) Define the term information. (2 marks)

(2)(b) State three factors that affect…

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AQA AS LEVEL ICT 7
INFO 2: LIVING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
REVISION GUIDE
SECTION 3: PEOPLE AND ICT SYSTEMS ­ DESIGN AND PURPOSES

ICT systems are designed with a purpose in mind, and also with the people operating them
too. The client, end user and audience of a system…

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AQA AS LEVEL ICT 8
INFO 2: LIVING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
REVISION GUIDE
Interface design for effective communication
Having a natural way of interfacing with computer system allows individuals to better
operate computer systems.

Touch - simulators used for training can have sensitive gloves that respond to touch

Sight…

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INFO 2: LIVING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
REVISION GUIDE
· Structure in place so that the practices of the organisation are followed ­protocol is
followed and documentation produced ­ specification, design, test plans, user guides.
· Monitoring of the task is being done to ensure…

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AQA AS LEVEL ICT 10
INFO 2: LIVING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
REVISION GUIDE
EXAMINATION QUESTIONS
SECTION 3: PEOPLE AND ICT SYSTEMS ­ DESIGN AND PURPOSES

(1)(a) Give three personal characteristics required for the IT technician to work effectively,
and explain why you consider each of these characteristics would be…

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