Ev Itf Mid Term

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Midterm Quizzes & Trivia

The is the mid-term for IT Fundamentals


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the Turing Test determine? Has a computer ever passed it?
    • A. 

      How fast computers are, yes

    • B. 

      If computers can think, yes

    • C. 

      If computers can think, no

  • 2. 
    How many "letters" are there in decimal code? What are those "letters"?
    • A. 

      2, 0 and 1

    • B. 

      10, 0-9

    • C. 

      10, 1-10

  • 3. 
    What are the five main types of hardware components?
    • A. 

      Inputs, outputs, microprocessor, memory, storage

    • B. 

      Monitors, hard drives, memory, microprocessor, storage

    • C. 

      Modems, hard drives, storage, microprocessor, storage

  • 4. 
    What is the brain or engine of a computer system?
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      Microprocessor

    • C. 

      Memory

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not an operating system used by personal computers?
    • A. 

      Windows

    • B. 

      Disk Operating System (DOS)

    • C. 

      Apple

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not one of the 5 types of computers when grouping by capabilities?
    • A. 

      Supercomputers, Mainframe Computers

    • B. 

      Mobile Computers, Desktops

    • C. 

      Servers, Macs

  • 7. 
    Moore's Law states the amount of transistors in a microprocessor will accelerate with time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      There is no such law

  • 8. 
    The main difference between hardware and software is that software is merely instructions where as hardware is actually something that can be touched.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Why is binary code an easy language for any digital computer?
    • A. 

      There are only 2 letters

    • B. 

      The 0 and 1 represent the basic states of on and off

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a manufacturer of microprocessors?
    • A. 

      Intel

    • B. 

      AMD

    • C. 

      Apple

  • 11. 
    ENIAC was one of the first digital computers. Where was it built and located?
    • A. 

      Philadephia, PA

    • B. 

      Washington, DC

    • C. 

      New York City, NY

  • 12. 
    A mouse is an example of
    • A. 

      Outputs

    • B. 

      Inputs

    • C. 

      Software

  • 13. 
    What is the on-chip memory of a microprocessor called?
    • A. 

      Cache memory

    • B. 

      Storage

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory

  • 14. 
    What is the difference between RAM (Random Access Memory) and ROM (Read Only Memory)?
    • A. 

      RAM is short term where ROM is long term

    • B. 

      RAM is long term where is ROM is short term

    • C. 

      There is no difference

  • 15. 
    An Algorethmic Unit or Floating Point Unit could be found where?
    • A. 

      Storage

    • B. 

      Ports

    • C. 

      Microprocessor

  • 16. 
    What are the places for input and output connection on a computer system called?
    • A. 

      Ports

    • B. 

      USBs

    • C. 

      Microprocessors

  • 17. 
    Computer systems have a flow chart. What do we call the flow chart for how information enters and exits a computer system?
    • A. 

      System bus

    • B. 

      Port flows

    • C. 

      Architecure

  • 18. 
    What is used to measure the capabilities of microprocessors?
    • A. 

      Gigahertz

    • B. 

      Gigabytes

    • C. 

      Megabytes

  • 19. 
    There are two types of information in computers they are?
    • A. 

      Instructions, data

    • B. 

      Data, decimal code

    • C. 

      Decimal code, binary code

  • 20. 
    Do smart phones (cell phones like a Droid or Iphone) have operating systems?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is the primary material used to make microprocessors?
    • A. 

      Silicon

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Copper

  • 22. 
    Who is the founder of Microsoft? Facebook?
    • A. 

      Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg

    • B. 

      Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg

    • C. 

      Bill Gates, Roger Mello

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