Cs 123-introduction To Computer Organization And Computer Evolution

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Cs 123-introduction To Computer Organization And Computer Evolution

The quiz evaluates the student on his/her knowledge on the inner workings of a computer which is subdivided in to two groups; Computer Architecture and Computer Organization


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Enumerate the parts of the von neumann architecture
  • 2. 
    Enumerate the parts of a the control unit of a processor
  • 3. 
    What is the speed of eniac in performing additions?
  • 4. 
    What consists of a chip
    • A. 

      Memory cells

    • B. 

      Memory devices

    • C. 

      Logic gates

    • D. 

      Integrated circuits

    • E. 

      Vacuum tubes

    • F. 

      Transistors

    • G. 

      Capacitors

    • H. 

      Resistors

  • 5. 
    What are the components of the memory did eniac used?
  • 6. 
    The weight of eniac in tons
  • 7. 
    The way in which the components are interrelated
  • 8. 
    The operation of each individual component as part of the structure
  • 9. 
    The name of the processor Intel manufactured that can add two 4 bit numbers and can multiply by repeated addition 
  • 10. 
    The name of the mathematician whose architectural design is still used in computers today
  • 11. 
    The name of the co founder of Intel
  • 12. 
    The meaning of IBM
  • 13. 
    The first commercially manufactured computer by Eckert and Mauchly Computer Corporation
  • 14. 
    The area eniac occupied in feet
  • 15. 
    The amount of transistors that can be put in a single chip each year as predicted by a co founder of Intel microprocessors 
  • 16. 
    Some mechanism that provides for communication among the control unit. ALU, and registers
  • 17. 
    Refers to those attributes of a system visible to a programmer  that directly affects the logical execution of a program
  • 18. 
    Refers to the operational units and refers to the operational units and their interconnections that realize the architectural specifications
  • 19. 
    Provides storage internal to the CPU
  • 20. 
    Performs the computer’s data processing functions
  • 21. 
    People who supervised the construction of eniac
  • 22. 
    Part of the 4 essential functions of a computer - Involves temporary or secondary storage of data
  • 23. 
    Part of the 4 essential functions of a computer - Involves the transfer of data from one point to another
  • 24. 
    Part of the 4 essential functions of a computer - Involves the user giving instructions to the computer
  • 25. 
    Part of the 4 essential functions of a computer - Involves arithmetic and logical operations
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