Do You Know Mainframe Computers?

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Do You Know Mainframe Computers?

Mainframe computers are highly advanced systems used for strenous tasks. At least, that's how laptops see them. Nevertheless, what's your take on this topic? Why not try some questions.

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What's another name for mainframe computers?

Big boy

Big iron

Big tank

Heavyweight

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  • 1. 
    What's another name for mainframe computers?
    • A. 

      Big boy

    • B. 

      Big iron

    • C. 

      Big tank

    • D. 

      Heavyweight

  • 2. 
    What houses the CPU and main memory in Mainframe computers?
    • A. 

      Holder

    • B. 

      Main frame

    • C. 

      The cabinet

    • D. 

      The hole

  • 3. 
    When were their infrastructures created?
    • A. 

      1960s

    • B. 

      1970s

    • C. 

      1980s

    • D. 

      1950s

  • 4. 
    What would you say is their lifespan?
    • A. 

      Below 5 years

    • B. 

      Days

    • C. 

      Months

    • D. 

      Decades

  • 5. 
    Which of the following describes the characteristics of a mainframe computer?
    • A. 

      F.E.A

    • B. 

      J.K.O

    • C. 

      R.A.S

    • D. 

      R.N.D

  • 6. 
    When did mainframe computers acquire interactive user interfaces?
    • A. 

      2000s

    • B. 

      1960s

    • C. 

      1970s

    • D. 

      1980s

  • 7. 
    When did most mainframe computers begin to have green screens?
    • A. 

      2000s

    • B. 

      1990s

    • C. 

      1980s

    • D. 

      1960s

  • 8. 
    One of the following isn't a part of the earliest manufacturers of mainframe computers
    • A. 

      Burroughs

    • B. 

      IBM and the Seven Dwarfs

    • C. 

      UNIVAC

    • D. 

      General Electronic

  • 9. 
    Mainframe computers are used for one of the following?
    • A. 

      Transaction processing

    • B. 

      Number crunching

    • C. 

      Data crunching

    • D. 

      Dealing in floating points

  • 10. 
    Mainframe computers are used as one of the following
    • A. 

      Servers

    • B. 

      Gaming consoles

    • C. 

      Floating point calculator

    • D. 

      Reading machines