The Journey Inside: How A Computer Works

25 Questions  I  By Jevansyssd on September 22, 2008
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1.  Electrons in a  transistor "jump" from the source to the ______________.
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2.  ____________________ tells the microprocessor what to do.
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3.  A fab must be very _______________ to protect the delicate circuits of a microprocessor.
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4.  There are _____ main types of memory.
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5.  Computers think like a human brain.
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6.  A _________ is the smallest unit of digital information.
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7.  There are _______ steps of a microprocessor.
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8.  A binary code is made up of ___________________.
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9.  The second step of a microprocessor is _____________________.
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10.  An example of an output device is:
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11.  Computers do math very _________________.
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12.  The microprocessor is the main part of the computer?
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13.  Decode decides on the ______________.
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14.  An example of an input device is:
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15.  The first step of a microprocessor is ______________.
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16.  There are millions of tiny _________________ on a microprocessor.
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17.  A transistor is made of _________________, a semiconductor.
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18.  Computers only function by doing _______________.
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19.  A microprocessor works millions of times per _________________.
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20.  What does execute do in the microprocessor?
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21.  Fetch receives the data from the memory/software
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22.  RAM is a type of ____________________________.
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23.  Microprocessors are made in a ______________.
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24.  The third step of a microprocessor is ____________________.
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25.  The smallest part of a digital picture is called a ___________.
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